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BBC Business News
- British oil company investigated
Sat, 01 Aug 2015 14:26:56 GMT
The Serious Fraud Office opens a criminal investigation into British company Soma Oil and Gas.
- Is the Asian tech boom about to bust?
Sat, 01 Aug 2015 11:10:26 GMT
Optimism and concern at HK's tech conference
- Bitcoin chief arrested in Japan
Sat, 01 Aug 2015 07:27:20 GMT
The founder of MtGox - once the world's biggest bitcoin exchange - is arrested by Japanese police investigating losses of nearly $400m.
- 'Progress' but no deal at TPP talks
Sat, 01 Aug 2015 04:13:26 GMT
Twelve Pacific nations fail to agree a regional trade deal which would cover 40% of the world economy, despite talk of "significant progress".
- Why work isn't what it used to be
Fri, 31 Jul 2015 21:03:43 GMT
Why work isn't what it used to be
- 'Mortar-type device' found in alert
Sat, 01 Aug 2015 19:59:59 GMT
Police identify what they believe to be a "mortar-type device" during a security alert in Strabane, County Tyrone.
- Bin Laden relatives on crash plane
Sat, 01 Aug 2015 19:59:07 GMT
Family members of Osama Bin Laden were on a private jet which crashed in Hampshire, killing all four people on board, the Saudi Arabian embassy in the UK says.
- Display pilot killed in CarFest crash
Sat, 01 Aug 2015 19:56:27 GMT
The pilot of a display team aeroplane is killed in a crash at the CarFest motoring event in Cheshire.
- New Taliban leader calls for unity
Sat, 01 Aug 2015 19:40:35 GMT
The new leader of the Afghan Taliban, Mullah Akhtar Mansour, calls for unity and says the group will continue fighting.
- Outburst mars Bobbi Brown memorial
Sat, 01 Aug 2015 19:33:56 GMT
The Georgia memorial service for Bobbi Kristina Brown, only child of late singer Whitney Houston, is marred by an outburst from her aunt.