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BBC Business News
- MoD naval deals secure 7,500 UK jobs
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 09:44:58 GMT
The Ministry of Defence awards £3.2bn of contracts for the maintenance of the Royal Navy fleet, securing 7,500 jobs.
- Thousands unable to renew car tax
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 09:38:42 GMT
Thousands of customers trying to renew their car tax online are experiencing problems with the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) website.
- France to shrink deficit by 2017
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 08:55:00 GMT
The French government says it will reduce its budget deficit to below the EU threshold of 3% of GDP by 2017, two years later than promised.
- Supermarkets pull FTSE 100 lower
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 08:32:36 GMT
Supermarket shares lead the FTSE lower after Sainsbury's reports another fall in sales and warns there is no sign of an improvement in trading.
- VIDEO: Tory highs and lows in the last year
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 10:07:20 GMT
BBC footage recalls some of the highs and lows for David Cameron and the Conservative Party over the last 12 months.
- Body find sparks Alice murder probe
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 10:00:00 GMT
The disappearance of teenager Alice Gross is now being treated as a murder inquiry after a "significantly concealed" body is found.
- Moazzam Begg terror charges dropped
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 09:58:53 GMT
Former Guantanamo Bay detainee Moazzam Begg has seven terror charges against him dropped, including an allegation that he attended a training camp in Syria.
- Defiant HK protests on National Day
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 09:55:24 GMT
Thousands gather in central Hong Kong for pro-democracy rallies on China's national day, despite a call by leader CY Leung to work with Beijing.