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BBC Business News
- Millions shopping on 'Panic Saturday'
Sat, 20 Dec 2014 17:54:06 GMT
UK shoppers are expected to spend a record £1.2bn buying Christmas presents and groceries on what researchers are calling "Panic Saturday".
- Plan to help over-50s get jobs
Sat, 20 Dec 2014 11:44:07 GMT
Unemployed over-50s will be offered "career reviews" and help using computers as part of plans to get more people in that age group into work.
- How to spot a fake at Christmas
Sat, 20 Dec 2014 02:47:19 GMT
On the seasonal lookout for counterfeit goods
- Crossrail: Tunnelling beneath London
Sat, 20 Dec 2014 01:45:43 GMT
A sneak peek at how Crossrail is taking shape below London
- Booking.com fraud network revealed
Sat, 20 Dec 2014 00:39:11 GMT
Details are revealed of a network which attempted to defraud thousands of customers of the online travel agent Booking.com.
- N Korea seeks joint Sony hack probe
Sat, 20 Dec 2014 19:51:42 GMT
North Korea urges a joint inquiry with the US into a cyber-attack on Sony that led to the studio cancelling the release of the film The Interview.
- Gloucester 16-39 Bath
Sat, 20 Dec 2014 19:41:04 GMT
Bath keep up the pressure on Premiership leaders Northampton by easing to victory in the West Country derby against Gloucester
- NI ministers engage in Cameron call
Sat, 20 Dec 2014 19:12:32 GMT
The Northern Ireland first minister and deputy first minister hold a conference call with the prime minister on Saturday.
- Lockerbie bomber's guilt reaffirmed
Sat, 20 Dec 2014 19:05:08 GMT
Scotland's top prosecutor says there is no evidence to suggest Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset al-Megrahi is innocent.
- Youth charged over teen park murder
Sat, 20 Dec 2014 18:54:06 GMT
A 17-year-old is charged with murder following the fatal stabbing of Ashley Woolley in a Chelmsford park.