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Carney to address unions on wages

Mon, 2014-09-08 16:02
Bank of England governor Mark Carney will set out his plans for "real wages" when he addresses the TUC annual conference.

TSB to open up to 30 new branches

Mon, 2014-09-08 15:19
TSB - the bank formerly owned by Lloyds - has confirmed that it is in the process of opening up to 30 new branches, although 300 other banks have shut.

Destiny battle tests its way to sale

Mon, 2014-09-08 15:17
How Bungie battle tested its blockbuster

China's Island Factory

Mon, 2014-09-08 15:15
China makes new territory in the South China Sea

Bold approach paid off - Hodgson

Mon, 2014-09-08 15:14
Roy Hodgson says England showed they can play a more attacking style in their 2-0 Euro 2016 qualifying win over Switzerland.

Kenya's business beauty queen

Mon, 2014-09-08 15:12
The Kenyan beauty chain with big ambitions

VIDEO: Destiny - Activision's $500m gamble

Mon, 2014-09-08 15:10
Destiny is one of the most eagerly-anticipated video games in history and has cost Activision £310m to develop and promote.

Cilic wins first Grand Slam title

Mon, 2014-09-08 15:08
Croatia's Marin Cilic wins his first Grand Slam title with a straight-sets win over Japan's Kei Nishikori at the US Open.

How Obama could defeat Islamic State

Mon, 2014-09-08 15:05
How Obama could beat the Islamist militant group

VIDEO: Children killed during Ukraine 'truce'

Mon, 2014-09-08 15:03
Despite a ceasefire in Ukraine the number of children killed during the conflict has risen to 23.

Parties to back more Scotland powers

Mon, 2014-09-08 15:02
The three main pro-Union parties are expected to announce their backing for more powers for Scotland, as a new poll puts the rival independence campaigns almost neck and neck.

E-cigs refills 'threat to children'

Mon, 2014-09-08 15:02
Nicotine refill cartridges for electronic cigarettes could poison young children, warn doctors.

VIDEO: Photographer with Down's syndrome 'sees the world differently'

Mon, 2014-09-08 15:01
How a wildlife photographer with Down's syndrome sees the world

Make mental health 'bigger priority'

Mon, 2014-09-08 15:00
Mental health needs to be more of a priority, with targets for waiting times and greater protection for funding, says England's chief medical officer.

VIDEO: Performers hold Times Square protest

Mon, 2014-09-08 14:48
Costumed street performers in New York have staged a protest against a proposed law which will mean licensing, background checks and other regulations for them.

Sweet Swiss solace for Hodgson

Mon, 2014-09-08 14:46
England's win over Switzerland came as relief for Roy Hodgson, but the defence is still a worry, says Phil McNulty.

VIDEO: NHS focus of 'Yes' and 'No' campaigns

Mon, 2014-09-08 14:26
The future of the NHS in Scotland has been a major issue in the Scottish Independence Referendum campaigns.

Bomb goes off in central Santiago

Mon, 2014-09-08 14:21
A bomb has exploded in a shopping centre in the Chilean capital, Santiago, injuring eight people, three of them seriously.

VIDEO: Royal couple 'thrilled' at pregnancy

Mon, 2014-09-08 14:21
Prince William says he and his wife Catherine are "thrilled" at the fact they are expecting their second child.

VIDEO: Rescue teams search flood-hit Pakistan

Mon, 2014-09-08 13:55
Andrew North joins rescue workers in Pakistan who are still searching for people trapped after a week of damaging floods.

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