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BBC Business News

  • We'll keep tightening sanctions - PM
    Wed, 30 Jul 2014 16:03:17 GMT
    UK Prime Minister David Cameron warns of increasingly tough sanctions unless Russian President Vladimir Putin "changes his approach".
  • Argentina hours away from default
    Wed, 30 Jul 2014 15:50:18 GMT
    No deal is in prospect in Argentina's debt talks in New York as Wednesday night's default deadline approaches.
  • Airbus says plane market 'strong'
    Wed, 30 Jul 2014 15:24:29 GMT
    Airbus says the market for commercial aircraft is "still very strong" despite a wave of order cancellations.
  • Energy firms to 'double' margins
    Wed, 30 Jul 2014 14:55:18 GMT
    The big six energy firms are set to double their profit margins over the next year, according to estimates by the regulator, Ofgem.
  • Bank backtracks on burlesque ban
    Wed, 30 Jul 2014 14:30:11 GMT
    A circus group which was denied a Santander business bank account because its showgirl and burlesque acts posed a "moral problem" has now been offered the account.

BBC News

  • Strike on Gaza market 'kills 17'
    Wed, 30 Jul 2014 16:52:37 GMT
    At least 17 people are killed and 160 hurt as an Israeli strike hits a market crowded with shoppers near Gaza City, Palestinian officials say.
  • Fire rips through Eastbourne Pier
    Wed, 30 Jul 2014 16:49:19 GMT
    A huge blaze is ripping through Eastbourne Pier, leaving the structure an "absolute red, molten, mess of flame and smoke".
  • Path led man to his death on Snowdon
    Wed, 30 Jul 2014 16:47:37 GMT
    A coroner demands Snowdon park officials address the dangers of paths that leave "people in peril" after a man fell 600ft (182m) to his death.
  • NHS 'can deal with' UK Ebola threat
    Wed, 30 Jul 2014 16:33:03 GMT
    The Ebola virus poses a threat to the UK but health services here have the experience to deal with it, Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond says.

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