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VIDEO: BBC World News business headlines  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 22:54:13 GMT
The latest international business headlines from BBC World News. 
Europe to vote on Google break-up  Thu, 27 Nov 2014 00:10:11 GMT
The European Parliament will later vote on whether Google's search business should be separated from its other services. 
Sony to pay Vita owners after bad ad  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 15:05:19 GMT
Sony agrees to reimburse some owners of the PlayStation Vita after being accused of making false claims about its features. 
Lebanese diva Sabah dies, aged 87  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 14:18:54 GMT
Lebanese singer and actress Sabah, popularly known as the "Diva of Music" in the Arab world, dies at the age of 87. 
Birdman set to soar at Spirit Awards  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 08:45:04 GMT
Showbusiness satire Birdman leads the flock at this year's Spirit Awards after being nominated for six prizes, including best film. 
Risk from extreme weather rises  Thu, 27 Nov 2014 01:42:30 GMT
Royal Society says combination of population growth and climate change will increase danger to cities. 
UK team's data bonanza from comet  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 13:46:50 GMT
UK researchers obtain "rich" data from the Philae lander just before its power died. 
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. 
'Exciting' bladder cancer drug trial  Thu, 27 Nov 2014 02:25:43 GMT
A trial to help the immune system fight bladder cancer is showing "exciting" results with tumours completely disappearing in some patients. 
Ludogorets Razgrad 2-2 Liverpool  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 22:13:46 GMT
Liverpool are a win away from reaching the Champions League last 16, despite conceding a late equaliser at Ludogorets. 
Arsenal 2-0 Borussia Dortmund  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 22:11:30 GMT
Yaya Sanogo scores his first Arsenal goal as they beat Borussia Dortmund to reach the Champions League knockout stage. 
Six unexpected WW1 battlegrounds  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 00:23:52 GMT
Not all crucial battles in World War One took place on the muddy fields of Europe - some were fought in little-known places much further afield. 
How cricket helmets changed  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 14:42:28 GMT
Australian cricketer Philip Hughes is in a critical condition after being hit on the head by a cricket ball. Can helmets ever offer total protection? 
Passengers 'push frozen plane'  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:32:11 GMT
People on board a flight in Russia get out and push the aircraft after its braking system freezes. 
Tourists flock to 'see democracy'  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 12:49:55 GMT
Taiwan's local elections are a tourist attraction for Chinese visitors. 
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