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BBC news – 56th Edition

Thursday, January 8th, 2009

Interest rates hit all-time low
The Bank of England cuts rates to 1.5%, the lowest level in its 315-year history, as it continues efforts to help the economy.
Israel accused over Gaza wounded
The Red Cross accuses Israel of failing to help wounded civilians in Gaza, after finding children clinging to their mothers’ corpses.
SFO opens UK Madoff investigation
The Serious Fraud Office says it is to open an inquiry into US broker Bernard Madoff’s business operations in the UK.

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BBC news – 55th Edition

Thursday, January 8th, 2009

Rates tipped to hit all-time low
The Bank of England is set to cut interest rates to the lowest in its 315-year history when it makes its monthly decision later.
Rockets hit Israel from Lebanon
Rockets are fired from Lebanon into northern Israel raising fears that the current conflict in Gaza could spill over.
SFO opens UK Madoff investigation
The Serious Fraud Office says it is to open an inquiry into US broker Bernard Madoff’s business operations in the UK.

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BBC news – 54th Edition

Thursday, January 8th, 2009

Treasury denies ‘more cash’ claim
The government denies reports it plans to print more money to help ease Britain’s recession but says the tactic cannot be ruled out.

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BBC news – 53th Edition

Thursday, January 8th, 2009

Israel bombs Gaza into the night
Israeli warplanes attack targets in the Gaza Strip into the night after the first daily truce to allow in humanitarian aid expires.
Treasury denies ‘more cash’ claim
The government denies reports it plans to print more money to help ease Britain’s recession but says the tactic cannot be ruled out.
Downturn ‘fuels unpaid overtime’
The economic downturn is helping to drive record levels of unpaid overtime by workers fearing for their jobs, the TUC claims.

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BBC news – 52th Edition

Wednesday, January 7th, 2009

Israel accepts truce ‘principles’
Israel says it has agreed on the principles of a truce plan, raising hopes of an end to the violent conflict in the Gaza Strip.
M&S boss: ‘I won’t take pay rise’
Marks and Spencer boss Sir Stuart Rose says he won’t take a pay rise this year after cutting 1,230 jobs at the chain.
England captain Pietersen resigns
Kevin Pietersen resigns from his position as England captain, with coach Peter Moores expected to follow.

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BBC news – 51th Edition

Wednesday, January 7th, 2009

Israel to pause Gaza bombardment
Israel says it will halt its bombing of the Gaza Strip for a three-hour period each day, as pressure grows for a ceasefire.
M&S to close stores and cut jobs
Marks and Spencer says it plans to close 25 Simply Food stores and two of its regular stores, and cut 1,230 jobs.
Pietersen out as England captain
Kevin Pietersen has left his position as England captain and coach Peter Moores will follow, BBC Sport understands.

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BBC news – 50th Edition

Wednesday, January 7th, 2009

Israel to pause Gaza bombardment
Israel says it will halt its bombing of the Gaza Strip for a three-hour period each day, as pressure grows for a ceasefire.
M&S to close stores and cut jobs
Marks and Spencer says it plans to close 25 Simply Food stores and two of its regular stores, and cut 1,230 jobs.
Pietersen out as England captain
Kevin Pietersen has left his position as England captain and coach Peter Moores will follow, BBC Sport understands.

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BBC news – 49th Edition

Wednesday, January 7th, 2009

Israel offers Gaza aid corridor
Israel offers to open a humanitarian corridor into Gaza as the UN Security Council meets on the conflict.
Millions to get weather pay-outs
The cold snap has triggered pay-outs to millions of eligible people, including Londoners for the first time in a decade.
Final Woolworths stores shut down
The remaining 200 Woolworths stores across the UK close their doors after the High Street chain’s final day of trading.

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BBC news – 48th Edition

Tuesday, January 6th, 2009

Israeli air strike on Gaza school ‘kills 40’
At least 40 people have been killed in an Israeli air strike on a UN-run school in the Gaza Strip, Palestinian medics say.
European gas supplies disrupted
Several EU countries report major disruption to their gas supplies from Russia as Moscow accuses Ukraine of shutting pipelines.
Marks and Spencer cuts 1,000 jobs
Marks and Spencer will announce on Wednesday that it is cutting 1,000 jobs from its workforce of 70,000, the BBC confirms.

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BBC news – 47th Edition

Tuesday, January 6th, 2009

Gaza clashes spark ‘humanitarian crisis’
The Gaza Strip faces a “a full-blown humanitarian crisis”, the Red Cross says, after 10 days of clashes between Israeli forces and Palestinian militants.
European gas supplies disrupted
Several EU countries report major disruption to their gas supplies from Russia as Moscow accuses Ukraine of shutting pipelines.
Marks and Spencer cuts 1,000 jobs
Marks and Spencer will announce on Wednesday that it is cutting 1,000 jobs from its workforce of 70,000, the BBC confirms.

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