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MPs face curb on expenses payments

5 March 2015 Last updated at 17:53 MPs will be banned from claiming expenses for dinners, TV licences and pre-23:00 taxis after May’s election, the expenses watchdog has said. The Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (Ipsa) proposed the curbs in 2013 … Continue reading

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‘Boko Haram’ kill dozens in Nigeria

5 March 2015 Last updated at 19:49 Nigerian forces have been struggling to contain the Boko Haram insurgency Suspected Boko Haram militants have killed at least 64 people in a village in Borno state, north-east Nigeria, witnesses have said. The … Continue reading

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Teacher jailed for Syria ‘jihad’ plan

5 March 2015 Last updated at 17:22 Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. Jamshed Javeed had images on his phone of IS fighters and a severed head, as Danny Savage reports A chemistry teacher who was poised … Continue reading

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Cameron hits back after coward claims

5 March 2015 Last updated at 18:06 The broadcasters proposed two live election debates featuring seven UK political parties David Cameron has denied claims he is scared of TV election debates, saying he wanted to “get on” with his proposal … Continue reading

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Exclusive: Commerzbank nears $1.4 billion-plus settlement with U.S.

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Commerzbank AG (CBKG.DE) is nearing an agreement to pay U.S. authorities more than $1.4 billion to settle allegations it violated U.S. sanctions and a separate investigation that stemmed from the Olympus Corp (7733.T) accounting scandal, according … Continue reading

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For the ‘unbanked’, mobile money still has some way to go

(Reuters) – Globally, an estimated 2.5 billion people don’t have a bank account, but many own a cellphone, fuelling a race to turn these phones into bank books for the ‘unbanked’ to store cash, manage their accounts, make purchases and … Continue reading

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Oil falls in volatile trade on supply worries, dollar and Iran

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Oil closed lower on Thursday in volatile trade, as a soaring dollar and the U.S. pursuit of an Iranian nuclear deal offset earlier gains from supply concerns in Libya and Iraq. Libya’s declaration of force majeure … Continue reading

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Wall Street closes up slightly ahead of jobs report

NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks closed modestly higher in light trading on Thursday as investors held back on big bets ahead of Friday’s jobs report, which is expected to be a big factor in influencing the timing of a … Continue reading

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Police search ex-Tory MP’s home

5 March 2015 Last updated at 07:36 The home of ex-Conservative MP Harvey Proctor has been searched by police investigating historical allegations of child abuse. The BBC understands police arrived at Mr Proctor’s house on the estate of Belvoir Castle … Continue reading

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Becky murder suspect due in court

5 March 2015 Last updated at 05:57 Becky Watts went missing from her family home on 19 February The stepbrother of the missing Bristol teenager Becky Watts is to appear in court later charged with her murder. Nathan Matthews, 28, … 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.