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Bank of America sets aside $400m

November 6, 2014 - 5:43pm
Bank of America sets aside $400m due to rising litigation costs associated with a probe into currency rigging at the bank.

US author wins Dylan Thomas prize

November 6, 2014 - 5:30pm
American author Joshua Ferris is announced as the winner of the 2014 International Dylan Thomas Prize at a ceremony in Swansea.

VIDEO: Posthumous award for Komla Dumor

November 6, 2014 - 5:16pm
The Association of International Broadcasting has posthumously honoured Komla Dumor for his reporting and presenting.

Everton 3-0 Lille

November 6, 2014 - 5:04pm
Everton strengthen their grip at the top of Group H with an easy Europa League win over Lille at Goodison Park.

Two dead after cannibal attack

November 6, 2014 - 4:50pm
A woman is murdered in an act of cannibalism and suspect Matthew Williams dies after Gwent Police fire a Taser at him.