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BBC News

  • Hen party death lorry driver cleared
    Fri, 24 Oct 2014 16:49:31 GMT
    A lorry driver is cleared of causing the death by dangerous driving of a woman on a hen party in West Yorkshire.
  • Egypt: Sinai 'bomb' kills 25 troops
    Fri, 24 Oct 2014 16:44:24 GMT
    A suspected jihadist car bomb attack kills at least 25 Egyptian soldiers in Sinai, Egyptian officials say, in one of deadliest incidents there.
  • PM: I won't meet 1.7bn EU demand
    Fri, 24 Oct 2014 16:41:10 GMT
    David Cameron insists the UK will not pay 1.7bn demanded by the EU by 1 December - but Commission president Jose Manuel Barroso says it should not have come as a surprise.

BBC Business News

  • Pearson slides in FTSE downturn
    Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:56:45 GMT
    London's leading shares dip lower in Friday morning trading, led downwards by publisher Pearson.
  • Asda faces mass action on equal pay
    Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:13:49 GMT
    Asda, the UK's second largest retailer, is facing a mass legal action over equal pay by women who work in their stores.
  • Banana splits as Chiquita chops deal
    Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:47:44 GMT
    Shareholders in US banana distributor Chiquita vote against a merger deal with Irish rival Fyffes in favour of a higher offer.
  • 'Hold Qatar World Cup in May'
    Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:15:58 GMT
    Europe's biggest football clubs consider asking Fifa to hold the 2022 World Cup in May to avoid the intense summer heat.

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