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Co-op Group reports £2.5bn loss

17 April 2014 Last updated at 13:01 Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. Chief executive Richard Pennycook: “The results today reflect a disaster for the Co-op in 2013″ The Co-operative Group has announced losses of £2.5bn for … Continue reading

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Abu Hamza ‘used cover of religion’

17 April 2014 Last updated at 17:46 Abu Hamza lost his hands and one eye in Afghanistan in the 1980s A radical Muslim cleric who served seven years in a British prison had “used the cover of religion” to hide … Continue reading

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Female MPs shunning PMQs

17 April 2014 Last updated at 18:53 By Chris Mason and Thomas Edgington BBC Radio 4′s PM Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. Chris Mason spent a day with Mr Bercow, who said some MPs avoid PMQs … Continue reading

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Channel Tunnel train delay ‘chaos’

17 April 2014 Last updated at 22:19 Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. Eurostar passenger Gavin Leisfield said there were no Eurostar staff at the station to help and police were guarding the check-in desk Hundreds of … Continue reading

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BlackRock’s quarterly profit climbs as investors pile into funds

NEW YORK (Reuters) – BlackRock Inc, the world’s largest money manager, said on Thursday first-quarter profit rose 20 percent, boosted by strong performance fees and strength in its retail business as investors poured money into long-term funds. The New York-based … Continue reading

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Retailer Michaels Stores confirms payment card data breach

(Reuters) – Michaels Stores Inc, the biggest U.S. arts and crafts retailer, on Friday confirmed that there was a breach of certain systems that process payment cards at its U.S. stores and that of its unit, Aaron Brothers. The company … Continue reading

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Earnings lift S&P 500, Nasdaq; S&P’s best week since July

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stocks ended a holiday-shortened week with mostly modest gains on Thursday, though the SP 500 notched its biggest weekly advance since July as Morgan Stanley and General Electric rallied after strong results. The two were the … Continue reading

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Singapore no home for luxury developers as cooling measures bite

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Luxury property developers in Singapore are facing their worst sales outlook in six years as a raft of government measures to cool one of the world’s most expensive real estate markets bite. Sales of private homes, which … Continue reading

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Iraqi murder claims a ‘conspiracy’

16 April 2014 Last updated at 16:54 The inquiry is concerned with the events following a fierce firefight on 14 May 2004 Allegations that British troops murdered Iraqis in the aftermath of an infamous 2004 battle were the result of … Continue reading

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Coulson ‘heard Blunkett voicemails’

16 April 2014 Last updated at 17:20 Andy Coulson is a former Downing Street director of communications Andy Coulson has revealed for the first time that he did listen to private voicemail messages relating to former home secretary David Blunkett. … 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.