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BBC Business News
- VIDEO: Kent orchard spurs pear industry revival
Sat, 25 Apr 2015 09:02:58 GMT
The UK's biggest conference pear orchard has been planted at a farm in Kent, using techniques already used abroad in a bid to help British producers compete with their foreign rivals.
- 'Inconsistency' in air duty refunds
Sat, 25 Apr 2015 01:18:49 GMT
Parents due partial refunds on their children's air tickets face a variety of ways to claim the money.
- VIDEO: Where is immigration welcome?
Fri, 24 Apr 2015 21:46:54 GMT
Unemployment has hit a seven-year low, but more than a third of the new jobs created last year went to workers from abroad.
- Is your partner a financial bully?
Fri, 24 Apr 2015 21:00:31 GMT
Is your partner a financial bully?
- Nasdaq and SP 500 at record highs
Fri, 24 Apr 2015 20:49:50 GMT
The Nasdaq and SP 500 close at new record highs after US tech firms report strong first quarter profits.
- Higgins loses out to Ding at Worlds
Sat, 25 Apr 2015 14:15:44 GMT
Four-time champion John Higgins is knocked out of the World Snooker Championship after losing 13-9 to China's Ding Junhui.
- Pupils sent to Sikh school in shortage
Sat, 25 Apr 2015 14:15:21 GMT
More than 20 pupils have been allocated to a Sikh-ethos free school in Leeds that they did not choose, amid a squeeze on places.
- Southampton 2-2 Tottenham Hotspur
Sat, 25 Apr 2015 14:13:43 GMT
Tottenham twice came from behind against Southampton to earn a valuable point in the battle to secure European football for next season.
- Burundi president seeks third term
Sat, 25 Apr 2015 14:11:45 GMT
Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza is nominated as a candidate for a third term in office, a move his opponents say is unconstitutional.
- Wells committee call over comments
Sat, 25 Apr 2015 14:08:15 GMT
The chair of Stormont's health committee says she has called Health Minister Jim Wells before the committee to explain his comments on same sex relationships.