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RBS 'wanted critic's mortgage back' 
  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 17:29:27 GMT 
    A businessman who wrote a government report that criticised RBS has been told he can no longer remain a customer of the bank, Panorama learns.


Aviva shares hit by merger talks 
  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 17:22:06 GMT 
    Aviva's shares fall following Friday's announcement that it is in talks about a possible £5.6bn merger with smaller rival Friends Life.


'Stealthy' spyware program uncovered 
  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 11:56:35 GMT 
    Sophisticated malicious programs used to spy on individuals and businesses represent a "challenge" to security firms, say experts


Google case over web abuse settled 
  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 15:38:53 GMT 
    The case of a businessman who wants to stop malicious web postings about him appearing in Google searches is settled at the High Court.


Argentina protests over Top Gear 
  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:15:00 GMT 
    Argentina has expressed discontent to the BBC over its "inadequate" handling of complaints about a Top Gear special filmed in the country.


Miller drama set for world premiere 
  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 11:00:06 GMT 
    An unseen Arthur Miller drama about corruption in New York's docks in the 1950s will have its world premiere in Northampton next year.


Polar sub gauges sea ice thickness 
  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 16:11:06 GMT 
    A novel autonomous sub acquires the first detailed, high-resolution 3D maps of Antarctic sea ice.


Peru probes 500 sea lion deaths 
  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 01:24:15 GMT 
    Peru's environmental police launch an investigation into the deaths of some 500 sea lions found on a northern beach.


Ebola 'stable' in Guinea - WHO 
  Sat, 22 Nov 2014 15:33:53 GMT 
    The deadly Ebola outbreak is now "stable" in Guinea, the country where the latest crisis began, the World Health Organization says.


Female bosses 'more depressed' 
  Thu, 20 Nov 2014 16:59:57 GMT 
    Women with job authority are more likely than men to display symptoms of depression, according to research in the US.


Hamilton on way to greatness - Stewart 
  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 14:07:45 GMT 
    Double world champion Lewis Hamilton cannot be considered a great yet but he is on the right path, says Sir Jackie Stewart.


Ferrari replace team boss Mattiacci 
  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 15:27:59 GMT 
    Ferrari sack team principal Marco Mattiacci after seven months in the role with Maurizio Arrivabene succeeding him.


Jerusalem's 800-year-old Indian hospice 
  Sun, 23 Nov 2014 00:04:06 GMT 
    Jerusalem - perhaps the most fiercely contested stretch of ground anywhere in the world - has been the unlikely host to an Indian lodge for more than 800 years.


The parents refusing to vaccinate their children against polio 
  Sun, 23 Nov 2014 00:03:33 GMT 
    As the number of polio cases in Pakistan rises above 200 for the first time in nearly 15 years, Shaimaa Khalil finds out why people don't want their children vaccinated.


'Hitler' painting fetches $161,000 
  Sat, 22 Nov 2014 20:23:34 GMT 
    A watercolour thought to be painted by Adolf Hitler sells at an auction in Nuremberg, Germany, for 130,000 euros (£103,000; $161,000).
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