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BBC News - Business

Thu, 19 Sep 2019 18:58:36 GMT
The troubled travel firm must find £200m in extra contingency funds before banks will agree a deal.
Thu, 19 Sep 2019 23:00:39 GMT
Publishers say VAT charged on e-books and audiobooks unfairly pushes up prices for the partially sighted.
Thu, 19 Sep 2019 22:44:55 GMT
The US central bank has pumped more than $200bn into the financial markets this week. Should we worry?
Thu, 19 Sep 2019 11:13:35 GMT
Policymakers say the UK will avoid recession this year, but Brexit is still weighing on the economy.
Thu, 19 Sep 2019 16:16:35 GMT
The chief executive says Amazon will buy thousands of electric vehicles and become carbon neutral by 2040.
Thu, 19 Sep 2019 16:50:24 GMT
The home rental site's floatation is expected to be one of the highest profile market debuts of 2020.
Thu, 19 Sep 2019 13:34:57 GMT
A BBC undercover investigation reveals poor hygiene at the supermarket's home delivery service.
Thu, 19 Sep 2019 12:14:44 GMT
Michael O'Leary's contract provoked a protest vote at the Irish airline's annual meeting.
Wed, 18 Sep 2019 23:12:24 GMT
Debit cards were most used, but falling cash use pushed notes and coins to third place, say retailers.
Wed, 18 Sep 2019 23:10:43 GMT
The fast food chain says it will no longer give away plastic toys with children's meals.
Thu, 19 Sep 2019 10:16:55 GMT
MPs in Vienna deal a blow to a landmark agreement which cannot pass without all EU states backing it.
Thu, 19 Sep 2019 07:01:33 GMT
A takeover of Footasylum may raise prices and hit choice, says the Competition and Markets Authority.
Thu, 19 Sep 2019 06:35:19 GMT
The move comes as China, the world's biggest pork producer, struggles to contain a swine fever outbreak.
Thu, 19 Sep 2019 06:27:27 GMT
It was the only criminal case to arise out of the world's worst nuclear disaster since Chernobyl.
Thu, 19 Sep 2019 16:40:03 GMT
The consumer watchdog claims the website is still using 'pressure-selling' tactics.
Wed, 18 Sep 2019 20:07:08 GMT
The US central bank has cut interest rates by 0.25 percentage points, but is split over future moves.
Wed, 18 Sep 2019 15:19:31 GMT
Pilots' union Balpa calls on the airline to "negotiate seriously" with a view to ending the dispute.
Wed, 18 Sep 2019 13:49:30 GMT
Amid heavy criticism, the company says that it remains solvent and customers' pawned items are safe.
Wed, 18 Sep 2019 20:55:42 GMT
The US president says the move will cut car prices, but California vows to fight the move.
Wed, 18 Sep 2019 17:02:31 GMT
The company will get public money to help bring up to 500 jobs to the town.
Wed, 18 Sep 2019 11:12:52 GMT
The rate inflation slowed to 1.7% in August as games and download prices fell.
Wed, 18 Sep 2019 23:15:20 GMT
Asian street fashion is growing in popularity around the world, helped by fashion bloggers and social media.
Tue, 17 Sep 2019 23:02:55 GMT
The Federal Reserve, the US central bank, is expected to cut its main interest rates on Wednesday.
Wed, 18 Sep 2019 09:53:09 GMT
A guide to what inflation is and why it matters for household finances.
Mon, 16 Sep 2019 23:05:06 GMT
Technology is helping stamp collectors to share their passion and keep rogue operators at bay.
Mon, 16 Sep 2019 08:45:47 GMT
The burger chain wants to open in Rutland but people fear it will "kill" Oakham and bring in "riff-raff".
Fri, 13 Sep 2019 21:00:11 GMT
Companies are doing more to support working dads but may overlook postnatal mental illness in men.
Mon, 16 Sep 2019 06:45:34 GMT
Some allergy sufferers say they are "terrified" when dining out and have asked eateries to do more to make them safe.
Fri, 13 Sep 2019 20:55:08 GMT
The BBC's Theo Leggett reports from a cavernous display of delights at the Frankfurt Motor Show.
Thu, 12 Sep 2019 23:26:04 GMT
Companies offer gym deals and cycle schemes - but how do they know if these are what staff want?
Wed, 11 Sep 2019 23:12:41 GMT
The Pacific nation of Vanuatu is hoping kava will boost exports and bring in much needed cash.
Tue, 10 Sep 2019 23:38:39 GMT
The falling cost of solar power is helping it to disrupt the global energy market.
Mon, 09 Sep 2019 23:00:30 GMT
Amid a growing backlash against fast fashion, firms are looking at new fabrics from mushrooms and pineapples.
Mon, 09 Sep 2019 11:14:36 GMT
Porsche is set to lead the charge at the Frankfurt Motor Show with its new electric sports car.
Wed, 04 Sep 2019 23:04:43 GMT
Goalkeeper quits top flight women's football at the age of 25 to start a new career in finance.
Thu, 19 Sep 2019 23:00:35 GMT
The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst explains how Scrabble became a million dollar idea.
Tue, 17 Sep 2019 23:04:25 GMT
Shampoo tycoon: 'Don't try to solve all the technical problems. Leave the details to the experts.'
Tue, 17 Sep 2019 23:03:27 GMT
More than 100 fully autonomous cleaning robots are coming to Singapore this year, made by local manufacturer Lionsbot. Ella's job is cleaning the floors at the National Gallery.
Sat, 14 Sep 2019 23:50:59 GMT
Corgi cafes are all the rage, with these dog-themed businesses popping up across Asia.
Thu, 12 Sep 2019 23:17:31 GMT
Virtual reality is being used to help people with dementia revisit their past.

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