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BBC News - Business

Wed, 20 Mar 2019 14:40:24 GMT
The search engine has been fined for blocking rival online search advertisers.
Wed, 20 Mar 2019 16:08:47 GMT
The US carmaker said growth in the market meant it became "obvious" the company needed to add capacity.
Wed, 20 Mar 2019 12:06:15 GMT
UK prices rose by 1.9% in February, nudged higher by duty on wine and higher food bills.
Wed, 20 Mar 2019 12:51:45 GMT
The Sackler Trust, under scrutiny over money it gets from an addictive opioid drug, withdraws its donation.
Wed, 20 Mar 2019 10:27:45 GMT
The chief executive of Kingfisher, the group that owns DIY chains B&Q and Screwfix, is stepping down.
Wed, 20 Mar 2019 13:57:06 GMT
The deal will not lead to extra jobs but will make the Derbyshire factory more efficient, the firm says.
Wed, 20 Mar 2019 00:06:06 GMT
Advertising chiefs rule people may have felt pressured into taking out a loan by fears of food shortages.
Wed, 20 Mar 2019 15:04:36 GMT
The Staffordshire site employs 440 staff and is looking to reduce this by 145.
Wed, 20 Mar 2019 09:02:54 GMT
Jury to consider damages after one of the world's most widely-used weedkillers is blamed for cancer.
Wed, 20 Mar 2019 05:32:05 GMT
The negotiations have taken longer than some had expected with contradictory comments on progress.
Wed, 20 Mar 2019 00:06:45 GMT
EC president attacked for dismissing worries some art storage facilities may enable money laundering.
Wed, 20 Mar 2019 15:03:37 GMT
Nirav Modi, whose jewellery was worn by Priyanka Chopra-Jonas, is accused of defrauding an Indian bank.
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 19:39:48 GMT
Antonio Horta-Osorio was the only employee still entitled to a final salary pension - much to the anger of staff.
Wed, 20 Mar 2019 00:05:11 GMT
Four regulators need to be able to prove how they are protecting consumers, the spending watchdog says.
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 21:27:11 GMT
The transport secretary orders an independent assessment of the 737 Max certification process.
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 19:54:43 GMT
Only 365 businesses have been granted the status - which could be crucial in a no-deal Brexit - in almost three years, Newsnight learns.
Wed, 20 Mar 2019 00:02:03 GMT
The push for cleaner air will mean more electric vehicles that are driverless and shared, according to experts.
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 18:07:05 GMT
New York could follow London by introducing a congestion charge, but will it benefit everyone?
Mon, 18 Mar 2019 00:11:25 GMT
"Don't run before you can walk," says tech firm adviser Manish Madhvani - first build your brand.
Fri, 15 Mar 2019 00:10:45 GMT
See how people react when you tell them how long they're going to live.
Thu, 14 Mar 2019 00:35:06 GMT
US President Donald Trump announces the grounding of Boeing 737 Max planes after the Ethiopian Airlines disaster in Addis Ababa which killed 157 people.
Wed, 13 Mar 2019 13:22:32 GMT
The chancellor opens his Spring Statement by saying the UK economy is “remarkably robust” and has “defied expectations”
Wed, 13 Mar 2019 13:49:04 GMT
Warehouse owner Alan Ferguson says fears of a no-deal Brexit have brought "a 50% uplift in demand".
Wed, 13 Mar 2019 00:18:30 GMT
Scooters and other micro-vehicles are increasingly popular but the regulations have not caught up.
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 12:54:37 GMT
Paris is top in a list of the world's most expensive cities, alongside Hong Kong and Singapore.
Wed, 13 Mar 2019 11:53:40 GMT
What are tariffs and how do they work?
Wed, 20 Mar 2019 00:01:31 GMT
Corruption is the "number one problem" in Ukraine, MP Sergey Leshchenko tells the BBC's Ed Butler.
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 14:56:55 GMT
The UK's richest man, and now owner of a cycling team, has built a multi-billion pound business by buying unloved assets.
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 00:05:37 GMT
As Venezuela staggers under political and economic crises, its citizens are embracing digital money.
Mon, 18 Mar 2019 00:06:37 GMT
When Robin Hutson failed his school exams he went into the hotel industry instead, and made his fortune.
Sun, 17 Mar 2019 00:21:48 GMT
Hiltrud Werner is the only woman on the board of the troubled German car giant.
Fri, 15 Mar 2019 00:06:22 GMT
How AI is helping to come up with new weird and wonderful spice combinations.
Thu, 14 Mar 2019 21:13:53 GMT
The race is on for investigators to find answers about what happened to the Boeing 737 Max-8 plane.
Thu, 14 Mar 2019 04:44:22 GMT
Countries and airlines around the world have grounded Boeing 737 Max flights over safety concerns.
Thu, 14 Mar 2019 00:05:54 GMT
Classic car sales have slowed sharply, as President Trump ponders tariffs and Brexit hits confidence.
Tue, 12 Mar 2019 01:14:06 GMT
Product loyalty is not solely based on value, quality or choice but also on personal attachment, studies suggest.
Tue, 12 Mar 2019 01:10:24 GMT
Employers can make unconscious - and unfair - judgements about interviewees within a few seconds.
Mon, 11 Mar 2019 10:18:00 GMT
In a big week for Brexit small business owners share how they're preparing for the possibility of no deal.
Mon, 11 Mar 2019 00:15:19 GMT
How tech firm Twilio was able to survive the global financial crisis and grow into a $14bn business.
Wed, 13 Mar 2019 11:25:46 GMT
From your weekly shop to your holiday plans, how could a no-deal Brexit affect you?
Sun, 10 Mar 2019 14:44:13 GMT
The Ethiopian Airlines tragedy is the second fatal crash involving the new type of Boeing aircraft.
Mon, 11 Mar 2019 00:33:57 GMT
A potato-farming couple are hoping to sell their vodka to overseas markets like the US and Middle East.

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