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BBC Business News

  • Farming 'the hardest plant to grow'
    Wed, 17 Sep 2014 23:20:37 GMT
    A group of farmers are hoping to succeed where others have failed: in creating the first commercially viable wasabi growing business in North America.
  • NewsCorp: Google platform for piracy
    Wed, 17 Sep 2014 21:05:51 GMT
    NewsCorp's chief executive writes strongly worded letter calling for a tougher approach from the EU to search giant Google.

BBC News

  • VIDEO: Video shows Henning before capture
    Wed, 17 Sep 2014 23:32:48 GMT
    British Muslim leaders have called for the immediate release of Alan Henning, the British hostage threatened with death by Islamic State extremists in Syria.
  • Australia launches anti-terror raids
    Wed, 17 Sep 2014 23:04:36 GMT
    Australian police make arrests in Sydney and Brisbane in what they say is the biggest counter-terrorism operation in the country's history.
  • Scottish independence: Decision day
    Wed, 17 Sep 2014 22:43:45 GMT
    People in Scotland will vote later on whether the country should stay in the UK or become an independent nation.