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Global conversation

Tue, 22 May 2018 23:50:19 GMT

The United Nations is launching a global poll to find what young people think of policies affecting their lives.


Trump vs China

Tue, 22 May 2018 15:36:11 GMT

The president prides himself on his deal-making, but the Chinese are claiming the upper hand.


'Sense of betrayal'

Wed, 23 May 2018 23:44:52 GMT

As the UK hopes to secure trade deals around the world post-Brexit, New Zealand remembers how it was cast adrift when Britain joined the EEC.


Brexit: Technology-based customs system 'could cost £20bn'

Wed, 23 May 2018 16:48:50 GMT

The technology-based system could cost more than the UK contributes as an EU member, MPs are told.


'I know all about AK-47s - and now apples!'

Fri, 18 May 2018 11:07:06 GMT

Errol April is a soldier-turned-apple farmer who believes in redistributing land in South Africa.


Deutsche Bank to cut more than 7,000 jobs

Thu, 24 May 2018 07:03:42 GMT

The move comes as Germany's biggest lender attempts to return to profitability.


China worries

Sun, 20 May 2018 23:19:54 GMT

Washington is worried about Chinese investors. Is the rest of America?


Housing market continues to cool

Wed, 23 May 2018 11:11:28 GMT

Pace of growth slows but the average UK property now costs £224,00 - £9,000 more than March 2017.


'The economic crisis killed my father'

Thu, 17 May 2018 23:09:16 GMT

Argentina has had to ask the IMF for help again. This has brought bad memories of previous crises to the citizens of Buenos Aires.


M&S boss says firm too 'inward looking' and 'corporate'

Wed, 23 May 2018 12:38:25 GMT

The chief executive of Marks and Spencer says the company's culture has been too "inward looking" and "corporate".


Do your colleagues want to 'get to know the real you'?

Mon, 21 May 2018 07:09:24 GMT

Liv Garfield, winner of the Businesswoman of the Year award, shares her CEO Secrets.


Uber gives drivers sick pay and parental leave

Wed, 23 May 2018 14:46:15 GMT

Taxi app Uber is giving European drivers access to medical cover, sick pay and parental leave.


Fatal confusion?

Mon, 21 May 2018 23:05:22 GMT

Drivers may be confusing autonomous cars with driver assistance technology, with sometimes fatal consequences.


Expensive remittances

Thu, 17 May 2018 23:22:34 GMT

New apps are bringing a greater range of services and features to the vital flows of money to families around the world


Paddy Power Betfair buys fantasy sports site Fan Duel

Wed, 23 May 2018 18:19:28 GMT

The bookmaker will acquire Fan Duel as it targets the emerging US sports betting market.


Turkish lira rallies after emergency rate hike

Wed, 23 May 2018 17:28:38 GMT

It comes after the currency hit a record low on fears the government will meddle with interest rates.


Ms Curvaceous takes on the 'fat tax'

Mon, 21 May 2018 23:02:44 GMT

Corrine Mensah was recently crowned Ms Curvaceous UK 2018.


'We do custom artwork on our skateboards'

Fri, 18 May 2018 10:49:26 GMT

Former professional skateboarder Kent Lingeveldt has turned his sport into a business.


Comcast in 'advanced stages' of 21st Century Fox bid

Thu, 24 May 2018 00:33:37 GMT

The US cable TV giant considers a takeover offer, setting up a potential bidding war with Disney.


How the video game became a million dollar idea.

Fri, 18 May 2018 10:09:14 GMT

The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst tells us how the video game became a million dollar idea.


'It would be a disaster'

Wed, 16 May 2018 23:00:30 GMT

Worried Texan businesses call on Trump not to walk away from the free trade agreement between the US, Mexico and Canada.


Water resistant sunscreen claims ‘meaningless’, says Which?

Thu, 24 May 2018 00:03:17 GMT

The creams work much less well after they have been worn in the sea, warns consumer group Which?.


Trump administration launches vehicle import probe

Thu, 24 May 2018 03:36:44 GMT

The investigation will see if vehicle imports threaten national security, which could lead to tariffs.


Peace mission

Tue, 15 May 2018 23:09:46 GMT

Farc guerillas have returned home, but they are often illiterate and unemployed and in urgent need of new skills for jobs.


Jaguar Land Rover profits fall as sales slow

Wed, 23 May 2018 13:25:43 GMT

The UK's biggest car maker reports a drop in profits after slowing sales growth and more business investment.


'Beast from the East' bites B&Q

Thu, 24 May 2018 06:26:25 GMT

Freezing conditions earlier this year results in a 9% fall in sales at Kingfisher's DIY chain.


'I found my call in life'

Sun, 20 May 2018 23:16:34 GMT

The language classes multi-millionaire who started out in business doing telesales via a public phone at an airport.


China fines retailer Muji for listing Taiwan as a country

Thu, 24 May 2018 06:01:19 GMT

China is increasingly going after companies that don't abide by its territorial claims.


Pedal power

Mon, 14 May 2018 23:12:09 GMT

Dockless bike tech has massively boosted bike-sharing. Is it the future of two-wheeled transport?


Challenging finances

Tue, 22 May 2018 23:48:43 GMT

After years of growth, the UK's challenger banks are fighting hard to survive in a tough new market.


Uber ends Arizona driverless car programme

Wed, 23 May 2018 21:34:37 GMT

Uber pulls out of the state two months after a fatal accident involving one of its autonomous cars.


Marks and Spencer needs better stores, says chief executive

Wed, 23 May 2018 09:02:43 GMT

Chief executive Steve Rowe says customers need to have a "better experience" when shopping in M&S stores


Data deadline

Tue, 22 May 2018 21:07:03 GMT

If you are fed up of "stay on our mailing list" emails, spare a thought for those having to send them.


Arson warning

Sun, 13 May 2018 23:10:47 GMT

How one couple overcame arson threats to build a restaurant business.


Carbon rocks

Thu, 17 May 2018 23:14:29 GMT

A high-tech solution being tested in Iceland gets rid of waste carbon dioxide by pumping it 1,000m underground.