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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
- Afghan Guantanamo inmates freed
Sat, 20 Dec 2014 20:41:32 GMT
Four Afghan detainees at the Guantanamo Bay prison have been sent back to their home country, the Pentagon says.
- NI ministers engage in Cameron call
Sat, 20 Dec 2014 20:21:55 GMT
The Northern Ireland first minister and deputy first minister hold a conference call with the prime minister on Saturday.
- Morgan missed England captain calls
Sat, 20 Dec 2014 20:20:01 GMT
England one-day captain Eoin Morgan "misses 20 phone calls" from England selector James Whitaker offering him the role.
- Off-duty PC murder suspect arrested
Sat, 20 Dec 2014 20:06:36 GMT
A 28-year-old man is detained on suspicion of the murder of an off-duty PC who died after being attacked in Liverpool city centre.