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Pound jumps on Bank of England Governor's rate rise hint

Wednesday, 28 June 2017

Sterling rises above $1.29 after Mark Carney says a rate rise will be debated in "coming months".

Tesco to axe 1,200 head office jobs

Wednesday, 28 June 2017

The UK's biggest supermarket will cut a quarter of its workforce in Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield.

Tax software blamed for cyber-attack spread

Wednesday, 28 June 2017

Was the cyber-attack that hit countries around the world sourced in malware-laden tax software?

Watchdog cracks down on £7tn investment industry charges

Wednesday, 28 June 2017

The City regulator shakes up the asset management sector, which oversees the savings of millions.

Air India cleared for privatisation by Delhi

Wednesday, 28 June 2017

The Indian cabinet has approved a sale of the government's stake, but details remain unresolved.

Co-operative Bank agrees £700m rescue package

Wednesday, 28 June 2017

Hedge fund investors have agreed to swap their debt for a stake in the Co-operative Bank.

Arrests in UK over Microsoft scam calls

Wednesday, 28 June 2017

Two men and two women are arrested after a probe into an IT support scam.

UK house prices rebound, Nationwide says

Wednesday, 28 June 2017

House prices rose by 1.1% during June after three months of falls, according to the mortgage lender.

Stagecoach hit by Virgin East Coast rail line woes

Wednesday, 28 June 2017

Rail and bus operator Stagecoach Group has reported a 15.3% drop in full-year pre-tax profit.

Sir Philip sold BHS to dodge pension cost, says regulator

Tuesday, 27 June 2017

The regulator claims Sir Philip Green sold BHS to avoid paying for the pension if the firm went bust.

Dixons Carphone reports record full-year profits

Wednesday, 28 June 2017

The owner of Currys and PC World said electrical sales offset a "challenging" mobile market.

Uber to appeal against English tests for drivers

Wednesday, 28 June 2017

The firm says the policy would cause thousands of private hire drivers to lose their licence.

Mobiles 'fast replacing' bank branch visits

Tuesday, 27 June 2017

Typical customers will visit a branch four times a year by 2022, compared to seven now, forecasters say.

Toshiba sues Western Digital over memory chip sale

Wednesday, 28 June 2017

Japanese giant says the US firm is stopping the sale of its memory chip business

Stagecoach stumbles as markets cool

Wednesday, 28 June 2017

The train and bus operator is the FTSE 250's biggest faller after reporting a plunge in annual profits.

Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen urges soft Brexit

Tuesday, 27 June 2017

Janet Yellen tells the BBC maintaining "deep ties" between the UK and the EU is important.

What's the difference between a hard or soft Brexit?

Tuesday, 27 June 2017

The BBC's Kamal Ahmed explains the difference between a hard or soft Brexit for the UK.

The first cash machine came into use 50 years ago today

Monday, 26 June 2017

It is 50 years to the day that the first cash machine came into use. How has it changed over the years?

Effect of union laws on industrial action and strikes

Tuesday, 27 June 2017

A government overhaul of trade union law, designed to tighten the rules around balloting for industrial action, came into force in March.

£100m from West to clean up Russian nuclear base

Monday, 26 June 2017

Western nations are giving Russia nearly £100m to clear up nuclear waste at Andreyeva Bay, a contaminated Cold War submarine base.

'The government's approach to Brexit will not change'

Monday, 26 June 2017

The government’s approach to Brexit will not change, says the cabinet minister for international trade.

CEO Secrets: Bumble founder says don't take yourself too seriously

Sunday, 25 June 2017

Bumble dating app CEO Whitney Wolfe says don't take yourself too seriously.

How I stayed in business during Asian Financial Crisis

Monday, 26 June 2017

Thai businessman Wasan Benz Thonglor nearly lost everything in the 1997 Asia Financial Crisis.

Britain's best and worst shopping districts ranked

Tuesday, 27 June 2017

Cambridge was judged as Britain's best place to open a shop while Shields Road, Byker, Newcastle came bottom.

Faecal bacteria 'in ice in Costa, Starbucks and Caffe Nero'

Wednesday, 28 June 2017

Concerning levels of faecal bacteria were found in ice at three major coffee chains, a BBC investigation finds.

More for less?

Tuesday, 27 June 2017

A weak pound may be luring clothes shoppers to the UK, but how are shops coping with the change?

In or out?

Tuesday, 27 June 2017

You've heard the shouts for line calls. But how do you get to be an official at a tennis match?

Ant power

Monday, 26 June 2017

The drive to find more sustainable transport fuels has been given a boost by some Dutch students.

A High Street star?

Monday, 26 June 2017

The Russian billionaire buying the health food chain said he wanted to invest in future stars of the High Street. Does Holland & Barrett fit the bill?

‘I love doing battle’

Sunday, 25 June 2017

How hard-hitting Irish-American entrepreneur David McCourt made his fortune in TV and telecoms.

Tricky trade-off

Sunday, 25 June 2017

If rules are too strict, good ideas take too long to spread, but lax regulation risks no innovation.

Big hitters

Friday, 23 June 2017

The Women's Cricket World Cup gets under way, on a mission to grow as a sport and a business

One year on

Thursday, 22 June 2017

What do economists and businesses think of the aftermath of the Brexit vote, and what do they think the future holds?

Better prospects

Thursday, 22 June 2017

What impact is China's Belt and Road initiative, aimed at boosting trade links, having in Kazakhstan?

'I lost my eye'

Thursday, 22 June 2017

About two billion people have no insurance, but "pay-by-mobile" policies are growing in popularity.

'There's no judgement'

Wednesday, 21 June 2017

The new generation of dance workouts aiming to be less formal and more enjoyable.

Energy revolution

Wednesday, 21 June 2017

China consumes more electricity than any other country but is also the world's biggest solar energy producer.

Paris Airshow: eight takeaways from the major aerospace event

Thursday, 22 June 2017

From breaking the sound barrier to sales battles: eight things we learned at the Paris Airshow.

A hot issue

Tuesday, 20 June 2017

South Africa exports almost half of the apples it grows, but rising temperatures are hitting production.

Hidden problem

Tuesday, 20 June 2017

Despite international pledges, many of the world's poorest children do not get a chance to go to school.

Philippines outsourcing

Tuesday, 20 June 2017

Does US protectionism and artificial intelligence threaten the Philippine's outsourcing industry?

Lightning strike

Wednesday, 21 June 2017

While the F-35 has been one of the main attractions at the Paris Airshow, here we've also picked out some of the other highlights of this week's show.

Grand theft auto

Monday, 19 June 2017

Connected cars are becoming the norm, but how secure are they and how safe is our personal data?

Diva of divorce

Sunday, 18 June 2017

How Ayesha Vardag has became one of the world's most in demand divorce lawyers.

Gaming gift

Sunday, 18 June 2017

From Spacewar! to Pokemon Go, video games have created jobs, made money and driven technology forward.

Paris Airshow

Friday, 16 June 2017

As the Paris Airshow gets under way, the BBC's Theo Leggett says few expect to see big orders for airliners.

Reality Check

Friday, 16 June 2017

Is the government allowed to requisition homes to provide emergency housing?

Home hijack

Thursday, 15 June 2017

A security weakness in Gary Berman's home network may have lost him a $400,000 contract.

Greek gifts

Thursday, 15 June 2017

As eurozone finance ministers hold talks on Greece, Reality Check looks at the bailouts it has received.

Hard done dads?

Wednesday, 14 June 2017

With Father's Day taking place on Sunday in more than 70 countries, why does it still trail so far behind Mother's Day?

Future fuel

Wednesday, 14 June 2017

How can cities improve air quality with cleaner fuels?

Mass surveillance

Wednesday, 14 June 2017

BBC Arabic found the sales included decryption software that could be used against the West.

Pay more, wait longer

Tuesday, 13 June 2017

Burgers used to be fast and cheap but what's driving the success of a different type of patty?

Tough school?

Wednesday, 14 June 2017

Top graduates in Afghanistan are being urged to spend two years as school teachers.

Precious metals

Monday, 12 June 2017

Some of the metals needed to make many of our tech gadgets are in short supply. Could recycling help?

Trade options

Monday, 12 June 2017

What is the difference between a free trade area, a single market and a customs union?

Food for thought

Sunday, 11 June 2017

How popular snack food business Graze was successfully grown by its chief executive Anthony Fletcher.

Trading tool

Sunday, 11 June 2017

The earliest known script was a tool developed to help run the economy.

Taming the giants

Thursday, 08 June 2017

Five tech giants increasingly dominate the US and global economies. But what, if anything, should be done about it?

Qatar and the UK

Friday, 09 June 2017

How Qatar spent £35bn investing in everything from Claridge's to the Milford Haven LNG terminal.

Easy charm

Wednesday, 07 June 2017

The BBC's Elizabeth Hotson attends a charisma master class as she explores whether you can teach someone to become more charismatic.

How many boxes?

Tuesday, 06 June 2017

When Beyonce, Lady Gaga, U2 and the Rolling Stones go on tour, they all depend on one London firm to get them onstage.

Baby bytes

Monday, 05 June 2017

Hundreds of apps give breastfeeding and baby advice to new mums, but are they any good?

Cold revolution

Sunday, 04 June 2017

Initially invented for the printing industry, the technology has transformed the way we live and work.

Telegram

Monday, 05 June 2017

The Islamic State group relies on encrypted messaging app Telegram to spread its message digitally.

Taking his own path

Sunday, 04 June 2017

How Adrian Fisher became a professional maze designer, creating more than 700 mazes across 32 countries.

Splendid isolation?

Sunday, 04 June 2017

Residents of the new London City Island live less than 30 minutes away from central London.

From videos to vlogs

Thursday, 01 June 2017

In the 1980s, Jane Fonda sold millions of workout videos. Now anyone can be an online fitness guru.

Worked to death

Thursday, 01 June 2017

Japan has some of the world's longest working hours, and some young Japanese are literally working themselves to death.

Climate clash

Friday, 02 June 2017

President Trump ditches the Paris accord, but almost all big firms say pulling out is an error.

Power surge?

Thursday, 01 June 2017

BA's explanation for its systems' meltdown at the weekend has left many scratching their heads.

Older age

Thursday, 01 June 2017

Paying for social care has figured highly in the election. But other issues are not discussed.

Selling up or selling out?

Thursday, 01 June 2017

Can independent brands keep to their core beliefs after selling up to a bigger firm or bringing investors on board?

Juice wars

Tuesday, 30 May 2017

Changing tastes are putting orange juice's place on the breakfast table in jeopardy.

Feeding the kitty

Wednesday, 31 May 2017

The British and Irish Lions are one of the biggest sporting names in rugby union, and they are also one of its premier brands.

Just the job?

Monday, 29 May 2017

Ever had a job interview that seemed to have nothing to do with your ability to do the job?

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