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Child poverty targets ‘won’t be hit’

20 October 2014 Last updated at 10:00 Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. Alan Milburn: “It does seem that Britain is on the brink of becoming a permanently divided nation” The government will fail to meet its … Continue reading

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Fire at power station investigated

20 October 2014 Last updated at 10:15 The major blaze at Didcot B power station has been extinguished, the fire service said on Monday Firefighters are investigating the cause of a major blaze at Didcot B power station in Oxfordshire. … Continue reading

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Downing Street rejects Barroso claims

20 October 2014 Last updated at 10:34 Jose Manuel Barroso steps down at the end of the month Downing Street has rejected criticism from the outgoing European Commission president that Britain risks making an “historic mistake” if it leaves the … Continue reading

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Actress Lynda Bellingham dies aged 66

20 October 2014 Last updated at 09:52 Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. A look at the life and career of Lynda Bellingham British actress and presenter Lynda Bellingham, who had cancer, has died aged 66, her … Continue reading

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Yahoo set to outline cost-cutting efforts: WSJ

(Reuters) – Yahoo Inc is expected on Tuesday to outline cost-cutting efforts and give details of how it is evaluating possible acquisitions as it faces pressure from an activist investor, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing a person who was … Continue reading

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World stocks advance on strong data, earnings

LONDON (Reuters) – Global stocks climbed on Monday, with strong U.S. data and encouraging third-quarter earnings easing concerns about the pace of global economic recovery and raising appetite for riskier assets. The MSCI world equity index .MIWD00000PUS, which tracks shares … Continue reading

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Market action reinforces need for policy patience: Fed’s Rosengren

BOSTON (Reuters) – The recent volatility in financial markets reinforces the need for the Federal Reserve to be patient with its policy stimulus and to clearly tie an eventual interest-rate rise to improving economic conditions, a top Fed policymaker told … Continue reading

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Adidas shares jump on report of bid for Reebok unit

BERLIN (Reuters) – Shares in German sportswear firm Adidas AG jumped on Monday after the Wall Street Journal reported that an investor group that includes Jynwel Capital and funds affiliated with the Abu Dhabi government planned a $2.2 billion bid … Continue reading

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Ebola nurse Pooley back in Africa

19 October 2014 Last updated at 16:19 By James Gallagher Health editor, BBC News website William Pooley, the British nurse who contracted Ebola while volunteering in West Africa, has returned to Sierra Leone to resume his work. He said there … Continue reading

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Paisley ‘cast influential shadow’

19 October 2014 Last updated at 15:57 Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. Ian Paisley’s widow Eileen and two sons Ian and Kyle paid tribute to him at a memorial service in Belfast Former first minister Ian … Continue reading

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Online News

The advantages of receiving news directly on your computer or wireless device are becoming increasingly apparent and more popular every day. Unlike hardcopy newspapers that are delivered to subscribers at specific times, online news is available to readers 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  Another crucial selling point is the ability to read about breaking news from around the world virtually as it happens. Many established and well respected newspapers also reap the financial benefits by cutting down on printing costs as more and more people subscribe to online news publications and websites.

With the technologies of RSS (Real Simple Syndication) and Atom news feeds, Rocket News provides readers with a host of news categories that are continually being updated. They also offer users the unique opportunity to receive more in depth coverage about the people and stories behind current events. A simple click can take you to past articles or pieces that relate to stories that you need more information about. Video clips of recent news stories can also bring a different perspective when one can view a particular story directly from the location that it has taken place in. Whether you need the latest in business news, finance news, health news or the latest in fashion or celebrity news, you can be sure you are getting the most recent stories about issues that matter to you.

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Online News has also created a timelier format for bringing you stories when they happen since they do not have the scheduling restrictions that even broadcast journalism is faced with. For those whose careers depend on having the latest news in business or finance, they know that the information they need is always at their fingertips. Whether one is at the office, traveling on business or even away on holiday, you can receive important alerts via e-mail directly on your laptop, cell phone or other wireless device, ensuring that you will always be able to stay on top of the latest news. Online news also does away with having to carry around hardcopies of several newspapers in order to have the stories you need throughout your day, no matter where you are.