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BBC Business News
- Volkswagen emissions: UK and six other nations face legal action
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 13:54:38 GMT
The EU is taking legal action against the UK and six other nations for failing to take - or consider taking - action against Volkswagen.
- ECB extends bond-buying scheme until December 2017
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 13:35:05 GMT
The European Central Bank says it will extend its bond-buying programme until at least December 2017.
- MPs recommend clampdown on fixed-odds betting machines
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 13:04:05 GMT
MPs say maximum stakes on fixed-odds betting terminals should be cut from £100 to £2.
- National Grid sells majority stake in gas pipe network
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 13:03:01 GMT
National Grid agrees to sell a 61% stake in its gas pipe network to a global group of investors.
- FTSE 100 higher but profit warning hits Capita
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 12:35:57 GMT
London's main share index rises but Capita shares sink 9% after it issues another profit warning.
- Aleppo battle: ?Forgotten? civilians moved from Syria frontline
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 14:11:27 GMT
The Red Cross evacuates 148 disabled and injured civilians from the frontline in Aleppo.
- Marine Le Pen: No free school for illegal migrants in France
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 14:01:11 GMT
French far-right leader Marine Le Pen calls for an end to free education for illegal immigrants.
- Reconstructed face of Robert the Bruce to be unveiled
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 14:00:17 GMT
Historians unveil a digitally-reconstructed image of the face of Scottish king Robert the Bruce nearly 700 years after his death.
- Aleppo: Families flee city through hole in the wall
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 13:51:02 GMT
Lyse Doucet reports from Tariq al-Bab as families who have fled the fighting in Aleppo gather together.
- 'Keep working to stay healthy', baby-boomers told
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 13:48:28 GMT
People aged between 50 and 70 should keep working to stay healthier for longer, England's chief medical officer says.