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Scotland to reduce drink-drive limit

24 October 2014 Last updated at 12:09 By Lucy Adams BBC Scotland A public awareness campaign will warn drivers not to drink The Scottish government has announced plans to reduce the country’s drink-drive limit in time for Christmas. Justice Secretary … Continue reading

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Call to scrap term-time holiday ban

24 October 2014 Last updated at 11:38 By Hannah Richardson BBC News education reporter Breaks can be 300% more expensive if taken during school holidays The ban on term-time holidays from school should be scrapped so head teachers can take … Continue reading

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Canada attack ‘not linked to IS’

24 October 2014 Last updated at 08:56 Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. CCTV footage explained by RCMP Commissioner Bob Paulson There is no evidence so far that a gunman who attacked Canada’s capital had links to … Continue reading

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GDP rises by 0.7% in third quarter

24 October 2014 Last updated at 12:22 Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. Chancellor George Osborne: “Britain is leading the pack in an increasingly uncertain global economy” UK economic growth slowed in the three months to September, … Continue reading

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Asian markets mixed after Wall Street gains

Hong Kong (AFP) – Asian markets were mixed Friday following strong gains on Wall Street, with Tokyo enjoying a significant bump due to the dollar’s rise against the yen. Tokyo closed up 0.79 percent, or 152.68 points, at 15,291.64, Sydney … Continue reading

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Jilted Shire raises guidance again after third-quarter earnings jump

LONDON (Reuters) – Pharmaceutical firm Shire raised its guidance for full-year earnings on Friday, underlining its strong prospects as a standalone company after AbbVie Inc officially ditched its $55 billion purchase of the group on Tuesday. Dublin-based Shire, which produces … Continue reading

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Jilted Shire raises guidance again after Q3 earnings jump

(Adds shares) LONDON, Oct 24 (Reuters) – Pharmaceutical firm Shire raised its guidance for full-year earnings on Friday,underlining its strong prospects as a standalone company afterAbbVie Inc (Xetra: 4AB.DE – news) officially ditched its $55 billion purchaseof the group on … Continue reading

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Cost of insuring against Tesco default leaps

LONDON (Reuters) – The cost of insuring against Tesco defaulting on its debt shot up on Friday, after ratings agency Moody’s downgraded Britain’s biggest grocer and left the troubled group hovering one notch above junk status. Tesco, which has lost … Continue reading

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Protesters in Hong Kong to vote on government proposals

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong say they will hold a straw poll on government proposals they had rejected earlier in the week as the campaign in the Chinese-controlled city entered the fifth week on Friday. With … Continue reading

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New York police officer critically wounded in hatchet attack

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A hatchet-wielding attacker charged a group of New York City police officers posing for a photograph on Thursday, wounded two, one critically, before the assailant was shot dead, police said. The officers were on foot patrol … Continue reading

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Current News

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Current News Stories

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