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Court accepts $1.8bn SAC plea

April 11, 2014 - 5:06am
A US court accepts a $1.8bn (£1.07bn) settlement for insider trading by US hedge fund group SAC Capital Advisors.

Venezuela in landmark crisis talks

April 11, 2014 - 4:33am
Venezuela's president meets opposition leaders in crisis talks aimed at quelling weeks of protests, in which dozens have died.

Scotch whisky exports stagnate

April 11, 2014 - 4:05am
Scotch whisky exports remained flat last year, as sales were hit by slowing demand in China and other emerging markets.

US tech sell-off spreads to Asia

April 11, 2014 - 3:28am
Asian markets end Friday's session lower as investors take their cue from the US market and dump technology stocks.

Samsung Galaxy S5: Expert views

April 11, 2014 - 3:23am
Samsung's latest smartphone swings in

Venezuela in landmark crisis talks

April 11, 2014 - 3:22am
Venezuela's president meets opposition leaders in crisis talks aimed at quelling weeks of protests, in which dozens have died.

Co-op Bank confirms £1.3bn losses

April 11, 2014 - 2:59am
The Co-operative Bank has confirmed it has made a loss of £1.3bn for 2013 and said it will not pay out £5m to former executives.

China upholds Xu Zhiyong sentence

April 11, 2014 - 2:58am
A high court in China upholds the four-year jail term given to prominent rights and transparency activist Xu Zhiyong.

Japan approves new energy plan

April 11, 2014 - 2:27am
The Japanese government approves an energy plan that backs the use of nuclear power, despite public anxiety after the Fukushima disaster.

Japan approves new energy plan

April 11, 2014 - 2:27am
The Japanese government approves an energy plan that backs the use of nuclear power, despite public anxiety after the Fukushima disaster.

Academic Richard Hoggart dies at 95

April 11, 2014 - 1:47am
Academic and author Richard Hoggart, whose writing influenced ideas about the quality of contemporary life and the power of the media, dies at the age of 95.

VIDEO: Hi-tech goggles 'detect cancer cells'

April 11, 2014 - 1:43am
A US trial of hi-tech goggles could reduce the need for secondary operations for cancer patients.

US condemns Russia gas warnings

April 11, 2014 - 12:46am
The US accuses Russia of using gas supplies to try to control Ukraine, as Nato defends the accuracy of satellite images of Russian troops near the border.

Why is Indian politics dominated by dynasties?

April 10, 2014 - 11:18pm
Why dynasties dominate Indian politics

Russians' view of the new 'Cold War'

April 10, 2014 - 11:01pm
Russians' view of Crimea from a fairytale setting

VIDEO: Rio robbery attempt caught on camera

April 10, 2014 - 10:30pm
A Brazilian woman has narrowly avoided being robbed - while being interviewed about local crime.

Cities on frontline of climate change struggle

April 10, 2014 - 10:19pm
Cities on frontline of climate change struggle

Cities on frontline of climate change struggle

April 10, 2014 - 10:19pm
Cities on frontline of climate change struggle

Cities on frontline of climate change struggle

April 10, 2014 - 10:19pm
Cities on frontline of climate change struggle

Fast Retailing sees lower FY profit

April 10, 2014 - 9:44pm
Shares of Japan's Fast Retailing tumble in Tokyo trade after the company revises down its full year profit forecasts due to sluggish sales at home.