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BBC Business News

  • Asian shares follow falls in US
    Thu, 23 Oct 2014 05:48:57 GMT
    Shares in Asia on Wednesday slide into negative territory, following Wall Street's lead after fatal shooting in Canada worries investors.
  • Lloyds expected to cut 9,000 jobs
    Thu, 23 Oct 2014 00:04:03 GMT
    Lloyds Banking Group is planning to cut around 9,000 jobs - around a tenth of its entire workforce - over the next three years, the BBC understands.
  • New home registrations at 2007 level
    Wed, 22 Oct 2014 23:03:24 GMT
    Builders are preparing to construct new UK homes at a rate not seen since the before the financial crisis, new figures show.

BBC News

  • Warning to wild mushroom pickers
    Thu, 23 Oct 2014 05:44:44 GMT
    Wild food foragers are being warned to be particularly careful when picking mushrooms because of a rise in cases of mushroom poisoning.
  • Police 'worked to stop Batty killer'
    Thu, 23 Oct 2014 05:10:45 GMT
    Police were "working hard" to arrest an "aggressive" and "smart" abusive father who later beat his young son to death, an inquiry hears.
  • India's Modi to see Kashmir floods
    Thu, 23 Oct 2014 04:59:30 GMT
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi is due to arrive in Indian-administered Kashmir to see the extent of damage caused by last month's floods.
  • Canada 'not intimidated' by attacks
    Thu, 23 Oct 2014 04:37:33 GMT
    Canada "will never be intimidated", PM Stephen Harper says after two deadly attacks - including one that ends in a shootout inside parliament.

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