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BBC Business News
- Ex-Sainsbury's boss slams Living Wage
Fri, 28 Aug 2015 23:44:19 GMT
Justin King, the former chief executive of Sainsbury's, says the National Living Wage will "destroy jobs".
- Brooks 'to return as News Corp chief'
Fri, 28 Aug 2015 22:45:35 GMT
News Corp confirms it is in talks with Rebekah Brooks after the Financial Times newspaper reports she is to return as chief executive of its UK division.
- Shanghai shares end wild week down 8%
Fri, 28 Aug 2015 20:48:38 GMT
Chinese shares have ended the week almost 8% lower after volatile trading that started on Monday with shock losses and spread fear to global markets.
- HSBC clears '99%' of delayed payments
Fri, 28 Aug 2015 20:06:31 GMT
HSBC says it has processed "99%" of payments affected by an IT glitch, with the remainder due to be completed overnight.
- VIDEO: Tropical storm Erika batters Dominica
Sat, 29 Aug 2015 06:19:19 GMT
At least 20 people have died after tropical storm Erika swept across the Caribbean island of Dominica.
- Drinking water 'no hangover cure'
Sat, 29 Aug 2015 06:02:34 GMT
Snacking or drinking water after a heavy night of drinking alcohol does not prevent a hangover, research on Dutch students suggests.
- Migration - in Europe and the UK
Sat, 29 Aug 2015 05:22:24 GMT
Migration is once again front-page news, although papers take very different approaches to the topic.
- Spieth misses cut and loses top spot
Sat, 29 Aug 2015 05:17:32 GMT
Jordan Spieth loses his world number one ranking to Rory McIlroy after missing the cut at The Barclays in New Jersey.