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BBC Business News

  • London Market Report
    Tue, 02 Sep 2014 08:58:23 GMT
    The pound falls after a poll for the Sun and the Times indicates a rise in support for the pro-Scottish independence "Yes" campaign.
  • Boris Island airport plan 'not dead'
    Tue, 02 Sep 2014 08:20:55 GMT
    Mayor of London Boris Johnson says plans for an airport in the Thames Estuary, dubbed "Boris Island", are not dead despite a commission looking into the UK's airport needs rejecting the idea.
  • PPI complaint levels remain high
    Tue, 02 Sep 2014 06:55:14 GMT
    Complaints about payment protection insurance (PPI) have fallen after last year's record, but remain at historically high levels, according to the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS).
  • Mining tax repealed by Australia
    Tue, 02 Sep 2014 06:45:08 GMT
    Australia scraps a controversial mining tax after the government strikes a deal with business tycoon Clive Palmer's political party.

BBC News

  • Abuse scandal force faces inquiry
    Tue, 02 Sep 2014 09:01:54 GMT
    South Yorkshire Police commissions an independent investigation into its handling of the Rotherham child abuse scandal, while Labour suspends four members in the town.
  • IS accused of Iraq ethnic cleansing
    Tue, 02 Sep 2014 08:59:56 GMT
    Amnesty International says it has proof Islamic State militants have launched a campaign of ethnic cleansing against minorities in northern Iraq.
  • US 'targets al-Shabab's leader'
    Tue, 02 Sep 2014 08:59:40 GMT
    The US military carries out air strikes in Somalia, reportedly targeting the leader of militant group al-Shabab, though it is unclear if he was hit.
  • Survivor singer Jamison dies aged 63
    Tue, 02 Sep 2014 08:56:10 GMT
    Jimi Jamison, the lead singer for US rock band Survivor, who sang and co-wrote the theme tune for hit TV series Baywatch, dies aged 63.

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