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BBC News - Business

Mon, 18 Feb 2019 22:00:01 GMT
Ren Zhengfei tells BBC that Huawei will survive despite security concerns and the criminal case against his daughter.
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 18:40:15 GMT
The carmaker is set to announce the closure of its Swindon plant in 2022, jeopardising 3,500 jobs, sources say.
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 13:39:16 GMT
The airline's collapse follows a string of European failures as a perfect storm hits the industry.
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 10:41:29 GMT
Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is seeking to shore up Saudi Arabia's Asian allies.
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 08:50:09 GMT
Rail operators' proposals could see an end to the traditional peak and off-peak fares structure.
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 09:47:54 GMT
A NatWest worker said he felt vegans were forcing their beliefs on him but the bank apologised for his outburst.
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 00:03:42 GMT
Why aren't more parents signing up for a scheme that provides extra money towards the cost of childcare?
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 11:01:17 GMT
Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman's media minister has denied reports linking him with a £3.8bn takeover of Manchester United.
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 00:39:18 GMT
The House of Commons publishes its report into fake news with some strong criticism of Facebook.
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 02:32:50 GMT
Campaigners say retailers want fees to apply only to smaller containers, rather than all plastic bottles.
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 07:33:09 GMT
Aberdeen-based Balmoral Tanks loses court battle over £130,000 fine imposed by competition authority.
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 06:43:59 GMT
Small business leaders want big companies to prove they pay their suppliers on time before winning government deals.
Sun, 17 Feb 2019 13:28:21 GMT
Travellers tell the BBC they cannot get home after the UK regional airline went into administration.
Sun, 17 Feb 2019 19:48:16 GMT
The German carmaker asks new UK customers to agree a possible 10% price rise for post-Brexit deliveries.
Sun, 17 Feb 2019 03:59:32 GMT
The potential impact on workers with auto-enrolled pensions is "quite substantial", says an expert.
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 11:45:55 GMT
UK intelligence chiefs reportedly conclude the Chinese tech giant Huawei can bid for telecoms projects.
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 00:04:18 GMT
"We have to be mindful of the moments in life our customers are in," says storage boss Anthony Paine.
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 22:04:23 GMT
Ren Zhengfei described the arrest of his daughter Meng Wanzhou, the company's chief financial officer, as politically motivated.
Thu, 14 Feb 2019 23:57:24 GMT
The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst explains how the chocolate bar became a million dollar idea.
Wed, 13 Feb 2019 00:09:31 GMT
Overwork is a longstanding problem in Japan and companies are turning to technology for solutions.
Wed, 13 Feb 2019 14:51:55 GMT
An MP reminds the PM of her call to end to rip-off energy prices, but tells her 2.5 million people were now in fuel poverty.
Tue, 12 Feb 2019 19:12:11 GMT
As taxi drivers face the prospect of extra criminal checks, one woman tells of being assaulted by her driver.
Mon, 11 Feb 2019 00:09:50 GMT
StockX founder Josh Luber says entrepreneurs just need to put "one foot in front of the other".
Mon, 11 Feb 2019 00:03:04 GMT
Brexit may mean buying your favourite brand could cost you more. Here's why.
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 00:03:52 GMT
The value of the pound has changed a lot over the past three years - making us all a little poorer.
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 09:26:16 GMT
The UK says it want to replicate the EU's trade agreements "as far as possible".
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 00:03:25 GMT
A decade from now, memory-boosting implants could be available commercially, but at what risk?
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 17:41:30 GMT
When Ren Zhengfei started Huawei in 1987 little did he know it would become a global telecoms giant.
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 00:03:55 GMT
Technology company Celonis got its first business customers by writing them letters by hand to stand out from the crowd.
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 00:16:50 GMT
A reader asks about state healthcare for UK nationals in EU countries.
Sun, 17 Feb 2019 01:14:01 GMT
Ronny Gottschlich, the former boss of Lidl, explains how the German discounter grew in the UK.
Sun, 17 Feb 2019 00:41:33 GMT
When Quadriga's founder died he left behind a mystery: what happened to millions in cryptocurrency?
Thu, 14 Feb 2019 05:54:18 GMT
It was billed as the future of air travel, but airlines increasingly saw the jet as too big and inefficient.
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:00:42 GMT
In the wake of the #MeToo movement, new apps are helping victims gather and share evidence.
Thu, 14 Feb 2019 00:10:02 GMT
Models travel between fashion capitals for the chance to appear on the catwalks, but many will go home without pay and more debt.
Thu, 14 Feb 2019 00:09:31 GMT
Wouldn't it make sense to take a more rational approach to choosing your perfect partner?
Thu, 14 Feb 2019 00:22:30 GMT
Critics say the pressure to confess is immense and there is no real presumption of innocence.
Wed, 13 Feb 2019 00:06:10 GMT
Some women in Japan are moving away from the custom of giving 'obligation chocolates' to male colleagues.
Wed, 13 Feb 2019 00:07:16 GMT
The check-in desks of hotels are becoming the front line for detecting victims of human trafficking.
Wed, 13 Feb 2019 00:10:04 GMT
British pensioners in Europe worry about healthcare costs in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

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