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  • Palladium advances to new multiyear high
    Mon, 01 Sep 2014 17:37:28 GMT
    Metal made further gains, rising 0.8% to $905.75 on fears tensions between Russia, the world?s biggest source, and Ukraine could trigger another supply disruption
  • ITV boosted by revived takeover hopes
    Mon, 01 Sep 2014 17:22:32 GMT
    ITV shares rose 3.6% to 218.7p on reports that Liberty Global, its 6.4% shareholder, has been sounding out ITV shareholders about its options
  • Markets begin month on cautious note
    Mon, 01 Sep 2014 16:50:15 GMT
    Stocks and bonds saw cautious trading after the release of gloomy global manufacturing surveys, with nervous investors also keeping a wary eye on Ukraine

BBC News

  • Cave yields Neanderthal 'artwork'
    Mon, 01 Sep 2014 20:41:59 GMT
    An engraving found at a cave in Gibraltar may be the most compelling evidence yet for Neanderthal art.
  • Iraq crimes 'on unimaginable scale'
    Mon, 01 Sep 2014 20:16:43 GMT
    The UN says reports from Iraq "reveal acts of inhumanity", as a BBC team reaches the town of Amerli after a two-month siege ends.
  • China accuses MPs of 'interference'
    Mon, 01 Sep 2014 20:00:01 GMT
    Chinese authorities have accused British MPs of interfering in Hong Kong's affairs by investigating tensions there, Newsnight learns.

BBC Business News

  • Boris Island airport plan 'rejected'
    Mon, 01 Sep 2014 18:23:11 GMT
    A plan for an island airport in the Thames Estuary, dubbed "Boris Island", looks set to be shelved, the BBC understands.
  • London Market Report
    Mon, 01 Sep 2014 17:38:58 GMT
    Shares in Tesco fall further following news that a major shareholder in the supermarket has cut its stake.
  • Premier League clubs' spending spree
    Mon, 01 Sep 2014 13:52:26 GMT
    Premier League clubs have been on a player buying spree, with spending at 750m, as the end of the transfer window approaches.
  • Russia and China launch gas pipeline
    Mon, 01 Sep 2014 12:13:50 GMT
    Russia and China begin the construction of a new gas pipeline linking the countries, with a ceremony in the Siberian city of Yakutsk.

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