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BBC Business News
- The secret bribes of big tobacco
Mon, 30 Nov 2015 13:39:30 GMT
A BBC investigation has uncovered evidence of corruption and bribery at one of the UK's biggest companies.
- Indian economic growth picks up to 7.4%
Mon, 30 Nov 2015 13:25:06 GMT
India's economy grew at an annual rate of 7.4% between July and September, official figures show, picking up from the previous quarter.
- HS2 section 'to open six years early'
Mon, 30 Nov 2015 12:39:23 GMT
The government has announced plans to open a section of the HS2 high-speed rail link between Birmingham and Crewe six years earlier than originally hoped for in 2027.
- BHP shares hit as miner faces lawsuit
Mon, 30 Nov 2015 12:30:46 GMT
The FTSE 100 recovers some of its early losses, but BHP Billiton shares fall on news of an expensive lawsuit over the Samarco mine disaster.
- Consumers get choice of water services
Mon, 30 Nov 2015 11:44:18 GMT
Millions of householders in England could soon be given more choice over which company supplies part of their water services.
- Corbyn meets shadow cabinet on Syria
Mon, 30 Nov 2015 14:49:29 GMT
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is meeting his shadow cabinet to discuss possible air strikes in Syria as the party claims most of its members oppose bombing.
- Neymar, Ronaldo Messi up for award
Mon, 30 Nov 2015 14:48:38 GMT
Neymar, Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi are on the shortlist for the Ballon d'Or - the world footballer of the year award.
- Avoid criminalising children, say MPs
Mon, 30 Nov 2015 14:45:35 GMT
Crime-recording rules should be changed to avoid criminalising children for "trivial misbehaviour", MPs say in a report.
- Ex-New Order star sues bandmates
Mon, 30 Nov 2015 14:38:45 GMT
Former New Order bassist Peter Hook sues his ex-bandmates for millions of pounds in a bitter row over royalties.
- NI abortion law 'breaches human rights'
Mon, 30 Nov 2015 14:05:56 GMT
The High Court in Belfast rules abortion legislation in Northern Ireland is in breach of human rights laws.