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BBC News - Business

Fri, 26 Apr 2019 12:04:30 GMT
The taxi-app giant gives details of plans to join the stock market with shares estimated at $44-$50 each.
Fri, 26 Apr 2019 12:51:43 GMT
The struggling department store chain plans to close the shops next year, affecting 1,200 staff.
Fri, 26 Apr 2019 13:43:01 GMT
The world's largest economy grew at an annual pace of 3.2% in the first three months of the year.
Fri, 26 Apr 2019 13:31:19 GMT
US authorities open a criminal investigation after Ford flagged up issues with its emission testing.
Fri, 26 Apr 2019 12:23:17 GMT
The ferry firm is claiming a rival was unlawfully handed £33m of taxpayers' money.
Fri, 26 Apr 2019 10:39:03 GMT
Nearly 200,000 current and former customers are receiving a share of repayments, thought to total about £6m.
Thu, 25 Apr 2019 23:03:58 GMT
Citizens Advice calls for a change in the rules that mean a full year's bill is levied after a missed payment.
Fri, 26 Apr 2019 08:03:51 GMT
The internet giant plans to cut delivery times for Prime customers from two days to one day.
Fri, 26 Apr 2019 08:20:04 GMT
The airline cancels 673 flights affecting more than 72,000 passengers.
Fri, 26 Apr 2019 06:53:23 GMT
The bank says uncertainty over Britain's exit from the EU could "make income growth more challenging".
Thu, 25 Apr 2019 16:49:42 GMT
Fashion retailer ASOS was caught out by a sharp-eyed shopper who noticed the bulldog clips left on the dress.
Fri, 26 Apr 2019 07:04:21 GMT
China's massive infrastructure programme has been criticised for saddling recipient countries with debt.
Fri, 26 Apr 2019 06:48:29 GMT
The body behind the UK's biggest race festivals announces record profits but warns of challenges to come.
Fri, 26 Apr 2019 12:25:51 GMT
The blast came from a train used to carry molten metal at the Port Talbot site, Tata Steel says.
Fri, 26 Apr 2019 00:04:54 GMT
The salary advantage for young people getting a degree is twice as big for postgraduates.
Fri, 26 Apr 2019 07:40:09 GMT
The new £17.6bn railway across London had been due to open in December.
Thu, 25 Apr 2019 23:03:46 GMT
The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst explains how the painkiller became a million dollar idea.
Thu, 25 Apr 2019 09:13:59 GMT
The competition watchdog blocks the Sainsbury's-Asda merger, warning it would leave consumers worse off.
Wed, 24 Apr 2019 23:01:38 GMT
A lettings agent and long-term resident give their take on how the growth of Airbnb and short term lets have changed Edinburgh.
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 23:01:27 GMT
The "digital twin" system allows the robots of the Siemens factory in Bad Neustadt to work more efficiently.
Mon, 22 Apr 2019 23:06:58 GMT
Drivers will find it harder to break speed limits, thanks to "intelligent speed assistance" systems.
Mon, 22 Apr 2019 14:09:09 GMT
We take a look inside a hidden-away kitchen making takeaways customers can only access via an app.
Fri, 19 Apr 2019 23:46:16 GMT
You might never see them, but restaurant kitchens would grind to a halt without pot washers.
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 23:06:01 GMT
Electric truck maker Rivian attracts attention on social media, from investors and even celebrities. But at the New York Auto Show the boss says the firm's about more than hype.
Thu, 25 Apr 2019 23:03:08 GMT
Artificial intelligence is giving us more accurate air pollution forecasts, potentially saving lives.
Wed, 24 Apr 2019 23:01:47 GMT
Global pork prices could rise sharply as African swine fever decimates China's pig population.
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 23:45:41 GMT
The jail ordeal of ex-Alstom executive Frédéric Pierucci is a warning for firms with a history of corruption.
Mon, 22 Apr 2019 23:08:05 GMT
Deliveroo's "dark kitchens" are workspaces allowing restaurants to meet demand for app deliveries.
Mon, 22 Apr 2019 23:11:41 GMT
Music, films and works of art are increasingly made using AI. But can machines ever be truly creative?
Mon, 22 Apr 2019 04:09:09 GMT
As the US and China edge closer to a trade deal, analysts expect a new battle in the technology sector.
Wed, 17 Apr 2019 23:08:04 GMT
Automation could wipe out many jobs in developing countries, says globalisation expert Ian Goldin.
Tue, 16 Apr 2019 23:08:24 GMT
When HMS Victory sank, she took with her an early prototype of the gyroscope, crucial to modern technology.
Mon, 15 Apr 2019 23:06:57 GMT
Is content filtering tech the answer or is education and discussion the key to keeping kids safe?
Sun, 14 Apr 2019 23:09:30 GMT
How Bettys & Taylors went from running teashops to selling tea around the globe.
Fri, 12 Apr 2019 20:48:13 GMT
Why an experiment in rural India may help us rekindle a savings habit, despite the squeeze in wages.
Thu, 11 Apr 2019 23:10:10 GMT
Many more firms are monitoring and analysing employee communications and behaviour. Does it work?
Wed, 10 Apr 2019 23:10:48 GMT
How a group of homeowners in Scotland won a fight to have their "crumbling" new-build homes repaired.
Wed, 10 Apr 2019 23:09:36 GMT
As elections begin, India's high trade barriers are in the spotlight.
Tue, 09 Apr 2019 23:05:26 GMT
Ex-South Africa World Cup cricket star Steve Elworthy steps up to the crease as boss of the 2019 ICC event.
Tue, 09 Apr 2019 23:07:51 GMT
Good packaging prevents waste, but too often becomes pollution.
Mon, 08 Apr 2019 23:10:53 GMT
Israeli researchers think it's time we changed our approach to securing our computers from hackers.
Sun, 07 Apr 2019 23:04:48 GMT
Why Nisha Katona quit being a barrister to build an "authentic" Indian restaurant chain.
Thu, 04 Apr 2019 23:00:33 GMT
Rainforest nations have opposed the creation of a new .amazon internet domain name. Why?
Wed, 03 Apr 2019 23:16:00 GMT
Uruguay was the first to legalise recreational cannabis in 2013, so how is the industry getting on?
Tue, 02 Apr 2019 23:05:20 GMT
What's it like to get six months paid paternity leave?
Wed, 03 Apr 2019 23:12:05 GMT
Meet the former hackers who spend their days stopping the criminals they used to see as their comrades.
Tue, 02 Apr 2019 23:03:25 GMT
The relationship between bees, honey and apple trees offers surprising insights about financial markets.
Fri, 05 Apr 2019 07:02:23 GMT
Use our look up to find out the pay gap at your company.
Mon, 01 Apr 2019 23:13:09 GMT
Can advanced technologies help track the cash criminals try to hide?
Tue, 02 Apr 2019 04:13:25 GMT
IT billionaire Azim Premji's recent pledge of $7.5bn has put Indian philanthropy in the spotlight.

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