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BBC News - Business

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 00:25:20 GMT
Shop closures will become the norm unless the government supports struggling retailers, MPs say.
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 00:00:52 GMT
Several big firms pull ads after they appear next to sexualised comments left on children's videos.
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 18:03:06 GMT
Reforming Brazil's retirement system is considered critical to the country's economy.
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 20:13:58 GMT
The "luxury" foldable-screened phone can run up to three apps at once when opened up into tablet mode.
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 15:55:58 GMT
Gatwick's decision to suspend operations was taken after a risk assessment with police, authorities say.
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 18:06:15 GMT
Different views about the threat posed by the Chinese firm pose risks to the intelligence alliance.
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 17:07:29 GMT
Shares in Sainsbury’s dive 15% after the competition watchdog casts doubt on its plan to buy Asda.
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 14:38:43 GMT
The Swiss bank is found guilty of helping French clients hide billions from French tax authorities.
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 08:09:45 GMT
The company has been trimming costs and closing branches.
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 16:47:00 GMT
The administration plans on ending funds for what Mr Trump calls a "failed" California rail project.
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 10:32:30 GMT
The retailer said it made zero profit for the last six months of 2018 as sales fell 4.2%.
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 00:03:56 GMT
The pay gap has widened at one in four firms that have revealed their figures ahead of the deadline.
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 07:00:49 GMT
Cyber-crime gangs are injecting their own code on to websites to steal payment data, an annual study suggests.
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 10:54:41 GMT
Reliance Communications failed to comply with a court order to pay the money by 15 December last year.
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 14:20:39 GMT
It comes after the BBC found Just Eat was featuring restaurants plagued with cockroaches and mice.
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 02:03:46 GMT
It will be illegal to fly a drone within three miles of an airport, following drone disruption at Gatwick.
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 06:57:17 GMT
A government report says the US is rushing to transfer sensitive nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia.
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 22:27:45 GMT
It will close a factory in Brazil after more than 50 years, following major cuts in Europe.
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 20:54:55 GMT
The comments come as US and Chinese officials rush to clinch a deal ahead of a 1 March deadline.
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 16:51:10 GMT
Michael Gove has promised to protect farmers from cheap food imports.
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 13:14:46 GMT
The firm says the move is due to global changes in the car industry and has nothing to do with Brexit.
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 13:50:35 GMT
A record 32.6 million people were in work between October and December, official figures show.
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 14:51:23 GMT
The bank's Tallinn branch has been at the centre of a money-laundering scandal.
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 00:38:04 GMT
How many of us are stockpiling groceries, in case of a no-deal Brexit?
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.
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.
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 00:45:19 GMT
Mechanic Louise Baker has set up a service in Birmingham aimed at women.
Wed, 13 Feb 2019 00:09:31 GMT
Overwork is a longstanding problem in Japan and companies are turning to technology for solutions.
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 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.
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.
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 17:10:01 GMT
The UK says it want to replicate the EU's trade agreements "as far as possible".
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 00:32:57 GMT
Are US tariffs on Spanish olives a pretext for a bigger challenge to world trade?
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 00:35:26 GMT
The ambitious economic plan links Hong Kong, Macau and other Chinese cities to boost growth.
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 01:01:27 GMT
International study from OECD suggests that cutting class sizes often means lower pay for teachers.
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.
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 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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