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- Ex-MS boss to lead pro-EU campaign
Sat, 10 Oct 2015 08:42:04 GMT
Lord Stuart Rose, ex-chief executive of MS, says leaving the EU would be a "leap into the unknown", as he becomes leader of the In Campaign.
- VIDEO: Ex-MS boss to lead pro-EU campaign
Sat, 10 Oct 2015 08:16:33 GMT
Lord Stuart Rose, former chief executive of Marks and Spencer, is to lead the campaign for Britain to stay in the European Union.
- Russia hopes for Grand Prix boost
Fri, 09 Oct 2015 21:30:08 GMT
Russia will take the Formula 1 centre stage this weekend in Sochi, and race organisers hope it can boost tourism and also fuel interest in motorsport.
- VIDEO: Bernanke urges punishment of bankers
Fri, 09 Oct 2015 20:48:17 GMT
Former US Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke calls on 2008 financial crash investigators to examine individuals rather than companies.
- FTSE 100 biggest 5-day gain since 2011
Fri, 09 Oct 2015 16:24:35 GMT
The London market has its eighth straight day of gains, with miners leading the way after Glencore says it is slashing its zinc production.
- More than 80 dead in Ankara blasts
Sat, 10 Oct 2015 15:51:23 GMT
Two blasts at a peace rally in the Turkish capital Ankara kill at least 86 people in the deadliest attack of its kind in recent Turkish history.
- Former chancellor Geoffrey Howe dies
Sat, 10 Oct 2015 15:48:18 GMT
Former chancellor Geoffrey Howe, a key figure in Margaret Thatcher's Conservative government in the 1980s, dies after a suspected heart attack.
- Bomb found in Derry hotel grounds
Sat, 10 Oct 2015 15:33:20 GMT
Police say a suspicious object found in the grounds of a hotel in Londonderry on Friday was a bomb.
- Samoa 33-36 Scotland
Sat, 10 Oct 2015 15:27:22 GMT
Scotland reach the Rugby World Cup quarter-finals after a pulsating triumph over Samoa at St James' Park.
- Two stabbing attacks in Jerusalem
Sat, 10 Oct 2015 14:45:38 GMT
There have been two new stabbing attacks by Palestinians in Jerusalem, with Israeli police shooting the attackers dead, Israeli officials say.