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Ulster Bank to be retained by RBS

1 hour 5 min ago
RBS will retain control of Ulster Bank and says it has a good market position that can deliver attractive returns.

Japan snack maker to create 100 jobs

1 hour 13 min ago
A Japanese savoury snacks manufacturer is creating 100 new jobs at Deeside Enterprise Zone, opening its first factory in Europe.

RBS reserves £400m for currency probe

1 hour 22 min ago
Royal Bank of Scotland has set aside £400m to cover costs into possible manipulation of the foreign exchange market.

Person missing after fireworks blaze

1 hour 30 min ago
One person remains missing after a major blaze in a Stafford fireworks factory that also leaves two people needing hospital treatment.

VIDEO: 'Rage on the streets' in Burkina Faso

1 hour 47 min ago
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.

Miracle of Istanbul is dream ticket

1 hour 48 min ago
Liverpool's miraculous turnaround in the 2005 Champions League final has been voted as your #BBCDreamTicket.

Cuts 'will undo' apprenticeship work

1 hour 50 min ago
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.

VIDEO: Wine vs doughnut: The hidden calories in booze

1 hour 57 min ago
Alcohol should have a calorie content label in order to reduce obesity, according to public health doctors.

Nikkei leads Asia up after BOJ move

2 hours 1 min ago
Japan led Asian shares higher after the Bank of Japan (BOJ) surprised markets by announcing more stimulus measures to boost the economy.

VIDEO: The mystery drones flying over nuclear sites

2 hours 7 min ago
Unmanned aircraft have been seen flying over many of France's nuclear stations and the authorities don't know where they have come from.

'It's business as usual in Austin'

2 hours 14 min ago
Lewis Hamilton on turning up the pressure in his title fight with Nico Rosberg and the buzz of being back in America.

VIDEO: The makeshift 'protection' for Ebola

2 hours 22 min ago
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.

ChildLine seeing more suicidal children

2 hours 43 min ago
More children who have talked about killing themselves are contacting ChildLine for help, the counselling service says.

Charity decries US Ebola quarantine

4 hours 3 min ago
Charity Doctors Without Borders warns some mandatory US state Ebola quarantine measures are having a "chilling effect" on its work.

Obama urges 'credible' Myanmar vote

4 hours 22 min ago
US president calls for a "credible" process when Myanmar hold elections in 2015, as major players held rare high-level talks.

Australia ends sanctions on Fiji

4 hours 31 min ago
Foreign Minister Julie Bishop says she is committed to "normalising" relations between Australia and Fiji after the nation's elections last month.

Last day for coastguard station

4 hours 39 min ago
The coastguard station at Brixham in Devon is closing later in a shake-up of rescue services.

Citigroup legal costs up by $600m

6 hours 11 min ago
Investment bank Citigroup puts aside an extra $600m to cover legal expenses due to "rapidly evolving regulatory inquiries".

VIDEO: Philippines tourism shrugs off warning

6 hours 11 min ago
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.

Abuse victims 'want Woolf to quit'

6 hours 19 min ago
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.

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