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Body of UK-born student identified

24 October 2014 Last updated at 22:17 Hannah Graham was born in Reading, England, and moved to the US with her parents when she was five Authorities in Virginia have identified the remains of a British-born university student who disappeared … Continue reading

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Cost of driving licence to be cut

25 October 2014 Last updated at 00:01 The cost of getting a driving licence is being cut following a recent public consultation, the government says. The fee for drivers applying for a provisional driving licence online will fall from £50 … Continue reading

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PM: I won’t meet £1.7bn EU demand

24 October 2014 Last updated at 18:39 Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. David Cameron says the bill presented to the UK by the EU is “completely unacceptable” David Cameron has angrily insisted the UK will not … Continue reading

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Scottish Labour leader standing down

25 October 2014 Last updated at 01:45 Johann Lamont has quit as leader of the Scottish Labour Party after accusing the UK party leadership of treating Scotland as a “branch office”. A Scottish party source said Ms Lamont had “had … Continue reading

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Exclusive: Ford to overhaul Lincoln brand, this time with big bucks

DETROIT (Reuters) – Ford Motor Co’s (F.N) new chief executive, Mark Fields, is giving the automaker’s long-moribund Lincoln brand what his predecessor Alan Mulally never could: a little love and a lot of cash. Lincoln, a storied Detroit brand which … Continue reading

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Fannie Mae settles shareholder lawsuit for $170 million

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Fannie Mae (FNMA.OB) has reached a $170 million settlement of a lawsuit accusing it of misleading shareholders about its finances, risk management and mortgage exposure before it was seized by the U.S. government during the 2008 … Continue reading

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Wall St. boosted by earnings, S&P posts best week in nearly two years

NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks closed out their best week in nearly two years on Friday, helped by earnings from Microsoft and Procter Gamble and as concerns eased over the possible spread of Ebola in the United States. The … Continue reading

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Look to energy names for global demand clues

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Slumping energy shares drove the recent U.S. stock market selloff more than any other major group, so investors are turning to next week’s slate of earnings to see if the sector can pull itself out of … Continue reading

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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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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.