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BBC Business News

  • VIDEO: Diwali sees Asia retail sales spike
    Wed, 22 Oct 2014 03:55:31 GMT
    The Hindu festival of Diwali has a big impact on the economies of India and other Asian countries. Sharanjit Leyl reports from Singapore.
  • Asian shares return to positive
    Wed, 22 Oct 2014 02:17:32 GMT
    Shares in Asia return to a positive streak on Wednesday, buoyed by strong company results in the US

BBC News

  • GPs to get 55 for dementia diagnoses
    Wed, 22 Oct 2014 04:35:58 GMT
    Doctors in England will be paid 55 every time they diagnose dementia, health chiefs say, but the scheme is criticised by a patients' group.
  • US Marine held for Philippine murder
    Wed, 22 Oct 2014 04:22:08 GMT
    A US Marine accused of murdering a transgender woman in the Philippines is moved to a Philippine army base, but fails to attend an initial hearing.
  • VIDEO: Diwali sees Asia retail sales spike
    Wed, 22 Oct 2014 03:55:31 GMT
    The Hindu festival of Diwali has a big impact on the economies of India and other Asian countries. Sharanjit Leyl reports from Singapore.
  • UN chief plans Gaza conflict inquiry
    Wed, 22 Oct 2014 03:54:24 GMT
    UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon says he is setting up an inquiry into attacks on UN facilities during Israel's recent offensive in the Gaza Strip.