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  • Canada to toughen terror laws
    Thu, 23 Oct 2014 18:04:55 GMT
    Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper has vowed to strengthen the nation's terror laws one day after a gunman rampaged through parliament.
  • Vicar sham weddings trial collapses
    Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:48:49 GMT
    The trial collapses of a vicar accused of carrying out hundreds of sham weddings - after the judge says immigration officers lied on oath.
  • VIDEO: Ebola: Scenes of horror in Liberia
    Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:46:37 GMT
    There have now been more than 4,800 reported deaths from Ebola, with Liberia the worst affected country. Around 50 new cases are being reported every day in the capital Monrovia.
  • Police called to 'Balotelli car row'
    Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:45:46 GMT
    Police investigate a claim that Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli "threatened" a woman who was taking pictures of his Ferrari.

BBC Business News

  • Brazilian firms up bid for Chiquita
    Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:29:59 GMT
    Brazil's Cutrale and Safra groups up their bid for banana giant Chiquita after their initial offer was rejected earlier this month.
  • Tesco shares slump on profits error
    Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:11:44 GMT
    Tesco shares close 6.5% down after the retailer announced that profits were overstated by 263m, 13m more than the original estimate.
  • FTSE ends up despite Tesco slump
    Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:55:56 GMT
    London's benchmark FTSE 100 index recovers early losses to close up 18.46 points, or 0.3%, at 6,418.19, despite 6.6% fall in Tesco shares.

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