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BBC Business News
- China's Amazon railway plan advances
Sat, 23 May 2015 15:32:56 GMT
A Chinese scheme to build a railway across South America, crossing the Amazon rain forest, moves a step closer as Peru agrees to study the plan.
- Email error reveals bank's EU project
Sat, 23 May 2015 09:00:10 GMT
The Bank of England confirms it is researching the financial risks of the UK leaving the EU after it "inadvertently" sent details of the project to the Guardian newspaper.
- VIDEO: Is this the new face of the £20 note?
Sat, 23 May 2015 00:57:42 GMT
Whose face should grace the new note?
- The UK town that loves solar power
Fri, 22 May 2015 21:00:28 GMT
Where is the solar 'capital' of the UK?
- Ireland's 'historic vote'
Sun, 24 May 2015 04:39:42 GMT
The "yes" vote in Ireland's referendum on same-sex marriage makes some of Sunday's UK front pages.
- Ferdinand: Wife's death 'difficult'
Sun, 24 May 2015 04:21:21 GMT
Former England captain Rio Ferdinand has spoken publicly for the first time since his wife's death to cancer and says it has been "the most difficult period of his life".
- US officer cleared over deaths
Sun, 24 May 2015 03:48:49 GMT
A US policeman who fired repeatedly at unarmed black occupants of a car is cleared of all charges, prompting angry protests and some arrests.
- VIDEO: US policeman cleared over deaths
Sun, 24 May 2015 03:37:21 GMT
A US police officer who climbed onto the hood of a car and fired repeatedly at its unarmed occupants has been acquitted of manslaughter charges.