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BBC Business News
- Bank shares rise after stress tests
Tue, 01 Dec 2015 17:46:15 GMT
Banks were the big gainers after they passed the latest stress tests, with Lloyds Banking Group and Barclays closing with gains of more than 3%.
- Volkswagen US sales fall by 25%
Tue, 01 Dec 2015 17:33:14 GMT
German carmaker Volkswagen sees its US sales fall by 25% in November as a result of the continuing emissions scandal.
- US construction spending rises
Tue, 01 Dec 2015 16:06:34 GMT
Construction spending in the US reaches an eight-year high in October suggesting the economy is performing better than consumer spending has indicated.
- Canadian economy exits recession
Tue, 01 Dec 2015 14:05:47 GMT
Canada's economy emerges from recession in the third quarter after exports picked up, official figures show.
- Chancellor sets date for next Budget
Tue, 01 Dec 2015 12:54:38 GMT
Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne names the date of next year's annual Budget.
- One person feared dead in shop blaze
Tue, 01 Dec 2015 17:55:57 GMT
One person is feared dead after a large blaze in Newcastle city centre which took fire crews more than five hours to bring under control.
- Corbyn: Syria focus should be peace
Tue, 01 Dec 2015 17:42:53 GMT
France and the United States should "put their efforts into" finding a peaceful solution to the Syrian civil war, Jeremy Corbyn tells the BBC.
- Transgender inmate found dead in cell
Tue, 01 Dec 2015 17:06:44 GMT
A transgender prisoner has been found dead in her cell at an all-male prison, the BBC learns.
- VIDEO: Jurassic footprints found on Skye
Tue, 01 Dec 2015 17:02:43 GMT
Scientists find footprints - left by some of the biggest dinosaurs ever to have walked on Earth - in a bay on the Isle of Skye.
- Security of net firms scrutinised
Tue, 01 Dec 2015 16:39:50 GMT
A security expert has conducted an audit of the UK's biggest ISPs and found some worrying bugs.