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RBS will retain control of Ulster Bank and says it has a good market position that can deliver attractive returns.
A Japanese savoury snacks manufacturer is creating 100 new jobs at Deeside Enterprise Zone, opening its first factory in Europe.
Royal Bank of Scotland has set aside £400m to cover costs into possible manipulation of the foreign exchange market.
One person remains missing after a major blaze in a Stafford fireworks factory that also leaves two people needing hospital treatment.
Burkina Faso's President Blaise Compaore says he will stay in power for a year under a transitional government, following a day of violent protests demanding his resignation.
Liverpool's miraculous turnaround in the 2005 Champions League final has been voted as your #BBCDreamTicket.
The main body providing apprenticeships in Wales is warning that budget cuts by the Welsh government will have a "massively de-stabilising effect" on such programmes.
Alcohol should have a calorie content label in order to reduce obesity, according to public health doctors.
Japan led Asian shares higher after the Bank of Japan (BOJ) surprised markets by announcing more stimulus measures to boost the economy.
Unmanned aircraft have been seen flying over many of France's nuclear stations and the authorities don't know where they have come from.
Lewis Hamilton on turning up the pressure in his title fight with Nico Rosberg and the buzz of being back in America.
The BBC's Anne Soy reports from Ghana, where health care workers in one hospital serving Liberian refugees have had to use rain coats instead of proper protective gear against Ebola.
More children who have talked about killing themselves are contacting ChildLine for help, the counselling service says.
Charity Doctors Without Borders warns some mandatory US state Ebola quarantine measures are having a "chilling effect" on its work.
US president calls for a "credible" process when Myanmar hold elections in 2015, as major players held rare high-level talks.
Foreign Minister Julie Bishop says she is committed to "normalising" relations between Australia and Fiji after the nation's elections last month.
The coastguard station at Brixham in Devon is closing later in a shake-up of rescue services.
Investment bank Citigroup puts aside an extra $600m to cover legal expenses due to "rapidly evolving regulatory inquiries".
Ramon Jimenez, the Philippines' tourism secretary, says a drop in numbers from China is not a major concern because of growing visits from other countries.
Victims' groups are expected to tell child abuse inquiry officials that Fiona Woolf should step down as its head as concerns about her suitability persist.