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BBC Business News
- The North Korean ex-pat entrepreneurs
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 19:27:16 GMT
The North Korean defectors setting up firms in the South
- Tesco to be probed by regulator
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 19:24:44 GMT
The Financial Conduct Authority tells Tesco it is under investigation following its admission that it overstated its half-year profit guidance by £250m.
- Island stock exchange fined £190,000
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 19:22:29 GMT
The Channel Island Stock Exchange has been fined over its role in the Arch Cru investment collapse case.
- Lord Hill faces second 'EU grilling'
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 19:11:32 GMT
The UK's candidate to join the European Commission, Lord Hill, is summoned to a second hearing of MEPs to assess his suitability for the job.
- VIDEO: How PM's figures add up - in 40 secs
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 18:19:20 GMT
David Cameron has pledged to cut taxes for thirty million people if the Conservatives win next year's election, the Institute for Fiscal Studies has said the combined cost of the tax changes would be £7.2bn by 2020.
- Ebola: 'Five S Leone cases per hour'
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 21:58:43 GMT
Save the Children says healthcare demands are far outstripping supply in Sierra Leone and warns that the Ebola outbreak there is getting worse.
- Rallies plan over parades dispute
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 21:49:04 GMT
Orangemen and unionists are considering staging rallies over the north Belfast parades dispute, the BBC has learned.
- VIDEO: Body found is Alice Gross, say police
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 21:42:23 GMT
Police investigating the disappearance of missing 14-year-old schoolgirl Alice Gross are now treating it as a murder inquiry after a body was found in a west London river
- Florida music row killer guilty
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 21:41:10 GMT
Michael Dunn is found guilty in the fatal shooting of Jordan Davis, a teenager shot during a row over loud music at a petrol station in Florida.
- Universities hold world rankings
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 21:35:56 GMT
Four Scottish universities rise up the Times Higher Education world rankings despite the UK coming under pressure from overseas competition.