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BBC Business News
- VIDEO: Families 'priced out of housing market'
Sat, 13 Feb 2016 09:03:31 GMT
Many younger families in the UK are being priced out of the property market.
- Oil prices soar on hopes of output cut
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 20:21:27 GMT
Oil prices surged as much as 12% on Friday after fresh suggestions that Opec nations were set to cut oil production.
- Independent to cease as print edition
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 18:01:28 GMT
The Independent and Independent on Sunday newspapers are to cease print editions in March, leaving an online-only edition, their owner says.
- Superdry share sale to fund divorce
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 17:46:44 GMT
The founder of Superdry, Julian Dunkerton, sells just under £50m worth of shares to fund his divorce.
- FTSE rebounds as Rolls-Royce surges
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 16:57:21 GMT
London's leading share index closes 3.06% higher, rallying after Thursday's big losses.
- US wants 'strong UK in strong EU'
Sat, 13 Feb 2016 16:47:33 GMT
The US has a "profound interest in a very strong UK staying in a strong EU", US Secretary of State John Kerry says.
- France 10-9 Ireland
Sat, 13 Feb 2016 16:25:06 GMT
Maxime Medard's late try snatches victory for France over Ireland in an attritional Six Nations contest in Paris.
- England Women see off feisty Italy
Sat, 13 Feb 2016 16:12:18 GMT
England score five tries to Italy's four and win 33-24 in the Women's Six Nations in Ivrea.
- NZ beach crowdfund bid hits target
Sat, 13 Feb 2016 16:10:59 GMT
A crowdfunding campaign to raise funds to bid for a private New Zealand beach for public use hits its target - bidders now face a wait to see if they are successful.
- VIDEO: Medieval boat raised from riverbed
Sat, 13 Feb 2016 16:06:16 GMT
A medieval ship has been raised from a riverbed in the Netherlands where it has rested untouched for 500 years.