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UK using less energy, report finds

18 December 2014 Last updated at 00:38 By Roger Harrabin BBC environment analyst People in the UK are using less energy even though the economy is growing, new figures confirm. Increased wealth typically leads to increased energy use – but … Continue reading

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Police admit ‘failure’ over Savile

18 December 2014 Last updated at 00:47 Jimmy Savile had a home in Scarborough where Peter Jaconelli ran an ice cream business Opportunities to prosecute Jimmy Savile and a former mayor of Scarborough for child sex abuse were missed due … Continue reading

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Councils braced for funding cuts

18 December 2014 Last updated at 06:59 Councils get most of the their funding from central government Councils in England are to learn later how much money they will have next year to spend on local services such as waste … Continue reading

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Royal Mail sale ‘£180m underpriced’

18 December 2014 Last updated at 07:11 The government made £180m less from the £2bn sale of Royal Mail than it could have, a report commissioned by Business Secretary Vince Cable has said. It says shares could have been valued … Continue reading

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Brent edges further above $61 as companies cut upstream investments

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Brent crude edged further above $61 a barrel on Thursday, after sharply lower prices forced companies to cut upstream investments around the world. Chevron Corp has put a plan to drill for oil in the Beaufort Sea … Continue reading

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Asia relieved by Wall Street bounce, upbeat Fed

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian share markets rallied on Thursday after U.S. stocks enjoyed their strongest session this year when the Federal Reserve sounded upbeat on the economy and promised to be patient in removing policy stimulus. The jitters of recent … Continue reading

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In South Korea, IKEA opens biggest store to lure tiny households

SEOUL (Reuters) – Iconic Swedish furniture retailer IKEA built its biggest store in the world to serve South Korea’s shrinking households, targeting millions of people living alone with Korea-only items like super-sized single beds and in-store kimchi rice. The store … Continue reading

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Russian ruble firms before Putin news conference

MOSCOW (Reuters) – The Russian ruble RUB= firmed at opening on Thursday before President Vladimir Putin’s end-of-year news conference, expected to be dominated by the currency’s dramatic decline this year. At 0705 GMT (02:05 a.m. EST), the ruble was 2.8 … Continue reading

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UK sees pick-up in wage growth

17 December 2014 Last updated at 13:59 The unemployment rate was 6% in the three months to October Wage growth in the UK is picking up, figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) indicate. In the August-to-October period, average … Continue reading

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Church appoints first female bishop

17 December 2014 Last updated at 11:28 Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. Reverend Libby Lane: “I’m conscious that other women will be looking to me” Reverend Libby Lane has been announced as the first female bishop … 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.