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Carney takes aim at bankers' pay

November 17, 2014 - 9:07am
The governor of the Bank of England says bankers' overall pay packages - not just bonuses - should be at risk in the event of wrongdoing.

Geldof: Band Aid single sales 'manic'

November 17, 2014 - 8:42am
Sales of the new Band Aid single to tackle the Ebola crisis have been "manic" since its unveiling, organiser Bob Geldof has revealed.

Thai baby body parts posted to US

November 17, 2014 - 8:38am
Thai police say they are seeking two US citizens over the suspected theft of body parts - including a baby's head and an adult's heart - from a hospital.

HSBC accused of tax fraud by Belgium

November 17, 2014 - 8:37am
Authorities in Brussels have charged HSBC's private banking arm, which is based in Switzerland, with assisting wealthy Belgians - including diamond dealers - in avoiding taxes.

ICC chief cleared of corruption

November 17, 2014 - 8:36am
ICC chairman Narayanaswami Srinivasan is cleared by a committee investigating corruption allegations in the Indian Premier League.

Warning lights for global economy - PM

November 17, 2014 - 8:20am
Prime Minister David Cameron warns of a "dangerous backdrop of instability" in the global economy, which could threaten the UK's recovery.

Financial adviser fined over Keydata

November 17, 2014 - 8:12am
Chase de Vere Independent Financial Advisers has been fined £560,000 for mis-selling the policies of the now-defunct Keydata investment firm.

Russia hits back in Polish spy row

November 17, 2014 - 8:06am
Russia expels a number of Polish diplomats in an apparent tit-for-tat move after a Russian envoy was sent home from Warsaw.

Nearly 36m people 'live as slaves'

November 17, 2014 - 7:58am
Nearly 36 million people worldwide, or 0.5% of the world's population, live as slaves, a survey by anti-slavery campaign group Walk Free says.

In pictures: Ebola orphans

November 17, 2014 - 7:58am
Pictures of the children nobody wants

In pictures: Ebola orphans

November 17, 2014 - 7:58am
Pictures of the children nobody wants

VIDEO: 'Contagious' bird flu at Dutch farm

November 17, 2014 - 7:33am
A highly contagious strain of bird flu has been discovered at a poultry farm in the Netherlands.

Indian doctors lynch suspected thief

November 17, 2014 - 7:18am
A group of junior doctors beat a suspected thief to death at a medical college in the eastern Indian city of Calcutta, police say.

VIDEO: Myanmar students protest over new law

November 17, 2014 - 7:15am
In Myanmar, also known as Burma, several hundred students have taken part in a fourth day of illegal protests against what they say is un-democratic new legislation.

Dumb's the word at US box office

November 17, 2014 - 7:10am
Dumb and Dumber To, the intentionally misspelt sequel to Jim Carrey's 1994 comedy, tops the US box office chart on its first weekend in cinemas.

Kenya protest over miniskirt attack

November 17, 2014 - 7:02am
At least 200 people protest in Kenya's capital, Nairobi, after a group of men tore off a woman's clothes for wearing a miniskirt.

Ethnic German wins Romania vote

November 17, 2014 - 6:54am
Anti-corruption candidate Klaus Iohannis wins a surprise victory in Romania's presidential election, defeating PM Victor Ponta after a tight race.

Ministry gives 'sexist' job tips

November 17, 2014 - 6:42am
South Korea's government is under fire over controversial interview guidelines for women.

Sterilisation drugs 'were tainted'

November 17, 2014 - 6:34am
Drugs given to 15 women who died after sterilisation surgery could have been contaminated, an official in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh tells the BBC.

Drug agents inspect three NFL teams

November 17, 2014 - 6:32am
Federal agents inspect NFL teams in an investigation into claims that league franchises mishandled prescription drugs.