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BBC Business News
- RBS concerns over Scots independence
Fri, 01 Aug 2014 10:52:28 GMT
Royal Bank of Scotland reiterates that Scottish independence could have a "material adverse effect" on its business.
- UK manufacturing recovery slows
Fri, 01 Aug 2014 10:44:26 GMT
The UK's manufacturing sector continued to expand strongly in July, but the pace of growth slowed, a survey suggests.
- BA owner IAG moves into profit
Fri, 01 Aug 2014 10:35:30 GMT
British Airways owner IAG moves into profit for the first half of 2014 after an improved performance by its Iberia airline business.
- Hand luggage advice amid bag delays
Fri, 01 Aug 2014 10:29:30 GMT
Travel experts advise passengers to pack essential items in their hand luggage after baggage reclaim delays at Gatwick Airport.
- WTO fails to seal global trade deal
Fri, 01 Aug 2014 10:19:08 GMT
The World Trade Organization says its 160 members have failed to agree a global customs pact drawn up in meetings in Bali last December.
- Whistleblowers get rough deal - MPs
Fri, 01 Aug 2014 11:43:01 GMT
The treatment of employees in public services who raise concerns about wrongdoing is often "shocking", a group of MPs says.
- Militants 'seize Israeli soldier'
Fri, 01 Aug 2014 11:41:33 GMT
Israeli forces are searching for a missing soldier believed captured, as a Gaza truce collapses and at least 27 Palestinians are killed in Israeli shelling.
- Laugher and Mears win diving gold
Fri, 01 Aug 2014 11:40:39 GMT
England's Jack Laugher wins his second gold of Glasgow 2014, in the men's synchronised 3m springboard final with Chris Mears.
- AUDIO: Is youth politics a waste of time?
Fri, 01 Aug 2014 11:39:22 GMT
Tim Stanley and Ann Widdecombe debate whether youth politics is a waste of time
- Crashed car ends up in pub lounge
Fri, 01 Aug 2014 11:31:21 GMT
A car crashes into the lounge of a pub in Denbighshire causing thousands of pounds worth of damage.