24 December 2014 Last updated at 17:35

Hack threat comedy released in USWoman looks at Google Play purchase page for The Interview (24 December)

The Sony Pictures comedy The Interview opens in some US cinemas and online, after a major cyber-attack and threats over its release.


BAE SystemsBAE wins $1.2bn US Army contract

Defence giant BAE Systems is to supply the US Army with a fleet of armoured vehicles, in a contract reportedly worth $1.2bn.

Ilva steel plant (file pic Nov 2014)Italy steps in to save steel plant

The Italian government intervenes in the management of the Ilva steel plant, in an attempt to reform the beleaguered business.

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Royal Mail and Lloyds proves selling government assets is harder than you think

There’s a long list of things the coalition government would like to sell – but it hasn’t.

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