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Tue, 02 Sep 2014 23:01:17 GMT
UK moves up global economic ranking
The UK edges up the World Economic Forum's worldwide rankings, but the group warns that the health of the global economy is at risk.

Tue, 02 Sep 2014 19:49:12 GMT
Celebrity leaks 'no breach' - Apple
The leaking of intimate photos of celebrities from iCloud accounts was due to a theft of log-in information, not a security breach, says Apple.

Wed, 03 Sep 2014 02:58:38 GMT
Fukushima workers sue over pay
A group of workers decommissioning the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant sue its operator Tepco over unpaid hazard wages.

Tue, 02 Sep 2014 18:00:25 GMT
UK seeks extra power for winter
National Grid is seeking additional electricity supplies for winter after unexpected plant shutdowns have raised fears of potential shortages.

Wed, 03 Sep 2014 01:13:35 GMT
Credit Suisse investigating traders
Credit Suisse is investigating two of its traders in London over allegations of misconduct.

Tue, 02 Sep 2014 23:58:03 GMT
Corruption 'costs millions of lives'
About $1tn a year is being taken out of poor countries and millions of lives are lost because of corruption, the One campaign group says.

Tue, 02 Sep 2014 10:57:12 GMT
Uber banned across Germany by court
A court says the UberPop service must stop transporting passengers in Germany, but the American company refuses to suspend work.

Tue, 02 Sep 2014 20:38:46 GMT
Wall Street market report
Shares in Home Depot lead the Dow Jones index lower after a report claiming a data breach.

Tue, 02 Sep 2014 16:28:43 GMT
Detroit's bankruptcy battle begins
A hearing to convince a judge to approve Detroit's plan to restructure the city's debts has begun.

Tue, 02 Sep 2014 08:20:55 GMT
Boris Island airport plan 'not dead'
Mayor of London Boris Johnson says plans for an airport in the Thames Estuary, dubbed "Boris Island", are not dead despite a commission looking into the UK's airport needs rejecting the idea.

Wed, 03 Sep 2014 01:34:26 GMT
Arthur Andersen name resurrected
US auditor Arthur Andersen is having its name resurrected more than a decade after it collapsed because of the Enron accounting scandal.

Wed, 03 Sep 2014 01:39:20 GMT
UK in £3.5bn armoured vehicle deal
The Ministry of Defence is set to sign a £3.5bn deal for nearly 600 new armoured vehicles ahead of the Nato summit in Wales, which starts on Thursday.

Tue, 02 Sep 2014 10:36:54 GMT
UK construction growth surges
The construction sector expanded at its fastest pace for seven months in August, despite supply shortages holding back growth, a survey suggests.

Tue, 02 Sep 2014 14:20:09 GMT
December date for Autumn Statement
George Osborne is to deliver the Autumn Statement, an annual update on the state of the economy, on 3 December.

Tue, 02 Sep 2014 14:42:30 GMT
Halliburton agrees oil spill deal
US oilfield firm Halliburton says it has agreed a $1.1bn settlement to meet the majority of claims against it for its role in the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

Tue, 02 Sep 2014 10:59:13 GMT
Aston Martin appoints new chief
UK luxury carmaker Aston Martin hires senior Nissan executive Andy Palmer as its new chief executive.

Tue, 02 Sep 2014 18:38:43 GMT
Laptop sales soar before university
The surge in sales of laptops for students getting ready to start university has become like a "mini-Christmas", say leading retailers.

Tue, 02 Sep 2014 22:36:02 GMT
Gary Barlow 'settling tax affairs'
Singer Gary Barlow has said he is working with new accountants following controversy over his tax dealings.

Mon, 01 Sep 2014 23:30:46 GMT
Payday loan hardship cases 'up 42%'
The number of people struggling with payday loans has risen by 42% in the past year, according to the debt charity StepChange.

Tue, 02 Sep 2014 13:34:21 GMT
More than 48,000 use Help to Buy
More than 48,000 homeowners have used the government's Help to Buy scheme since it started, figures show.

Tue, 02 Sep 2014 06:55:14 GMT
PPI complaint levels remain high
Complaints about payment protection insurance (PPI) have fallen after last year's record, but remain at historically high levels, according to the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS).

Tue, 02 Sep 2014 10:35:03 GMT
Swiss economy stalls as EU slows
Switzerland's economy failed to grow in the second quarter of the year, official figures show, with trade affected by stagnation in the rest of Europe.

Tue, 02 Sep 2014 05:42:56 GMT
Brown issues warning over UK debt
Gordon Brown says an independent Scotland would become "an international outcast" if it refused to accept a share of UK debt.

Tue, 02 Sep 2014 06:36:37 GMT
Water stress 'may curtail fracking'
Water shortages could hinder fracking for shale oil and gas in many parts of the world, the World Resources Institute says.

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 09:57:19 GMT
Georgian wines toast EU sales boost
With the European Union ending import tariffs on Georgian products from 1 September, the country's winemakers and farmers are hopeful of increasing their exports to the EU.

Tue, 26 Aug 2014 23:01:11 GMT
Tunisia's first video games boss
A profile of Walid Sultan Midani, the founder of Tunisia's first video game development company, and his plans for global success.

Mon, 25 Aug 2014 23:02:37 GMT
Cleaning up Mali's rubbish
Entrepreneurs are trying to find ways to collect rubbish in Mali's capital city Bamako but they have nowhere to process it.

Tue, 02 Sep 2014 01:48:26 GMT
Premier League clubs' spending spree
Premier League clubs have been on a player buying spree, with spending at £835m, as the end of the transfer window passes.

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 06:56:51 GMT
Rangers confirm £4m share issue plan
Rangers make new shares available to current shareholders and admit poor uptake could hinder payments to creditors.

Mon, 25 Aug 2014 11:03:37 GMT
England Women's Sevens turn pro
England's top female rugby players will be paid for the first time as the Women's Sevens squad turns professional.

Tue, 02 Sep 2014 10:57:58 GMT
AUDIO: Is conflict good or bad for insurers?
Bronek Masojada, chief executive of the insurance company Hiscox, analyses the effect of recent conflicts on the insurance market

Mon, 01 Sep 2014 23:01:16 GMT
VIDEO: The most future-proof profession?
BBC News talks to Ian Lowe, a blacksmith who teaches other people an ancient art he believes to be future-proof.

Mon, 01 Sep 2014 23:54:07 GMT
VIDEO: Card fraud in Asia 'costs $400m'
Card fraud in Asia costs banks $400m a year and is rising by up to 25% a year, according to software analytics firm Fico.

Mon, 01 Sep 2014 22:59:14 GMT
VIDEO: From slow summer to massive start-up
How three students took advantage of a strike by lecturers to create a massive online job site in Nigeria.

Mon, 01 Sep 2014 10:48:16 GMT
VIDEO: Lewis takes over as boss of Tesco
Dave Lewis is taking over as chief executive of Tesco a month earlier than planned. Retail analyst Steve Dresser considers what he needs to do for the company.

Mon, 01 Sep 2014 01:06:15 GMT
VIDEO: Dumpster divers seek out free food
As food prices in the US increase, more people are looking for sources of free food - including other people's garbage. The BBC went dumpster diving with "freegans" in New York City.

Mon, 01 Sep 2014 00:39:41 GMT
VIDEO: Chip and pin security fears revealed
Could chip and pin technology be open to a new type of "skimming" fraud which is being used to steal people's cash?

Sun, 31 Aug 2014 19:24:16 GMT
VIDEO: Saying 'I do' underwater in China
Why Chinese couples are queuing up to put on waterproof make-up and get their wedding pictures taken underwater.

Tue, 02 Sep 2014 23:12:28 GMT
Austria's only snail farmer
The IT worker who quit his job to farm snails

Tue, 02 Sep 2014 23:17:50 GMT
The lost fight to save Spain's mines
The lost fight to save Spain's mines

Mon, 01 Sep 2014 23:06:13 GMT
Saving America’s honeybees
The Honey Queens fighting to save America's bees

Mon, 01 Sep 2014 23:11:03 GMT
The students behind Nigeria's online jobs giant
The student entrepreneurs behind Nigeria's online jobs giant

Mon, 01 Sep 2014 23:19:16 GMT
Windows XP: Your upgrade experiences
Readers share their experiences of replacing their operating system

Mon, 01 Sep 2014 23:33:49 GMT
Vacuum cleaner debate hots up
How to beat new EU rules on vacuum cleaners.

Sun, 31 Aug 2014 19:23:44 GMT
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