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Fri, 01 Aug 2014 15:50:24 GMT
US economy adds 209,000 jobs in July
The US economy added 209,000 jobs in July, latest Bureau of Labor Statistics data reveal, adding to optimism that the recovery continues apace.

Fri, 01 Aug 2014 21:29:16 GMT
Judge urges Argentina default talks
In the first hearing since Argentina defaulted on its debts, US judge Thomas Griesa calls for negotiations to be resumed urgently.

Fri, 01 Aug 2014 22:44:27 GMT
Uber taxi app 'competing unfairly'
The Uber taxi app is "competing unfairly" with London's black cabs, senior Labour MP Margaret Hodge says.

Fri, 01 Aug 2014 10:35:30 GMT
BA owner IAG moves into profit
British Airways owner IAG moves into profit for the first half of 2014 after an improved performance by its Iberia airline business.

Fri, 01 Aug 2014 12:45:22 GMT
Firms count cost of Russia sanctions
Around Europe, companies of all shapes and sizes are assessing the impact of the sanctions imposed by the EU this week following America's lead.

Fri, 01 Aug 2014 21:03:07 GMT
'Purple pound should attract firms'
Smarter businesses could reduce the extra living costs faced by disabled people, the head of a new commission says.

Fri, 01 Aug 2014 13:28:29 GMT
Leaseholders 'should get' new rights
Millions of leaseholders who are unhappy with their property managers should be given new rights, an official inquiry is suggesting.

Fri, 01 Aug 2014 15:09:14 GMT
Held GSK detective visited by son
The son of a private investigator linked to a GlaxoSmithKline corruption investigation in China has been allowed to visit his father.

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 23:01:58 GMT
Switching broadband is 'too costly'
Tens of thousands of broadband customers in the UK are having to pay "costly" charges to change supplier, Citizens Advice warns.

Fri, 01 Aug 2014 09:52:41 GMT
Russia bans Polish fruit and veg
Russia imposes a sweeping ban on imports of fruit and vegetables from Poland, as EU sanctions on Russia over Ukraine start to bite.

Fri, 01 Aug 2014 12:40:00 GMT
Hand luggage advice amid bag delays
Travel experts advise passengers to pack essential items in their hand luggage after baggage reclaim delays at Gatwick Airport.

Fri, 01 Aug 2014 10:52:28 GMT
RBS concerns over Scots independence
Royal Bank of Scotland reiterates that Scottish independence could have a "material adverse effect" on its business.

Fri, 01 Aug 2014 10:44:26 GMT
UK manufacturing recovery slows
The UK's manufacturing sector continued to expand strongly in July, but the pace of growth slowed, a survey suggests.

Fri, 01 Aug 2014 10:19:08 GMT
WTO fails to seal global trade deal
The World Trade Organization says its 160 members have failed to agree a global customs pact drawn up in meetings in Bali last December.

Fri, 01 Aug 2014 09:30:52 GMT
Iliad shares drop after T-Mobile bid
Shares in French start-up mobile company Iliad see a fall of 13%, their biggest drop in eight years, after the firm made a bid for T-Mobile US.

Fri, 01 Aug 2014 01:40:14 GMT
China manufacturing growth speeds up
China's factory activity grows at its fastest pace in more than two year in July, the latest in a series of signs that the country's economy may be stabilising.

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 14:30:11 GMT
Bank backtracks on burlesque ban
A circus group which was denied a Santander business bank account because its showgirl and burlesque acts posed a "moral problem" has now been offered the account.

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 09:03:51 GMT
Apology over Turtles '9/11 poster'
Paramount Pictures apologises over a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles poster featuring the characters jumping from an exploding skyscraper alongside the release date of 11 September.

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 13:36:17 GMT
Warm weather hits British Gas profit
British Gas and owner Centrica report a sharp drop in profits for the first half of the year due to warmer weather.

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 08:17:30 GMT
House price growth moderates in July
The growth in house prices is starting to moderate, according to the UK's biggest building society, the Nationwide.

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 10:57:04 GMT
Lloyds profits hit by PPI charges
Profit at Lloyds Banking Group falls after it is hit by PPI mis-selling charges and a Libor rate-rigging settlement.

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 22:50:43 GMT
Argentina blames US for debt default
Argentina blames the US for its default, calling the mediator in debt negotiations which ended in failure "incompetent".

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 12:18:27 GMT
Euro prices deeper in 'danger zone'
The eurozone inflation rate falls by 0.4% in July, sliding further into what the European Central Bank describes as a "danger zone".

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 18:37:29 GMT
US economic growth surges by 4%
The US economy grew by 4% in the second quarter, according to a preliminary reading by the US Department of Commerce, beating expectations.

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 23:13:27 GMT
The tech firm helping a tough area
A profile of technology firm Zendesk and its boss Mikkel Svane, and why the company is helping to lead the regeneration of one of San Francisco's toughest neighbourhoods.

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 23:03:15 GMT
The 'mistake' behind a top handbag firm
Baggit is one of India's most well-known handbag brands. Founder Nina Lekhi explains how it was created "by mistake".

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 23:01:16 GMT
The bakery in the middle of a desert
Why two Spanish sisters are growing wheat and baking bread in one of the most arid regions of Spain.

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 15:56:12 GMT
Adidas warns on profits and Russia
Adidas shares tumble after the sportswear maker issues a profit warning and says it will open fewer stores in Russia.

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 23:16:14 GMT
Glazers in £88.7m Man Utd share sale
Manchester United's US owners will pocket about $150 million by selling more of their shares in the club on the New York Stock Exchange.

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 09:39:11 GMT
World Cup ads boost ITV profits
The World Cup and a revival in advertising revenues boost profits at the broadcaster ITV.

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 23:33:30 GMT
VIDEO: Last of the scissor makers
Eric Stones has been making scissors by hand for 58 years.

Fri, 01 Aug 2014 22:42:35 GMT
VIDEO: GM fund chief: 'Heart-wrenching' process
The chief of the GM compensation fund says the process of meeting families of victims is "heart-wrenching"

Fri, 01 Aug 2014 14:45:22 GMT
VIDEO: Ghana's 'anti-corruption measures'
President John Dramani Mahama talks to the BBC's Lerato Mbele about the state of the economy, rising inflation and the accusations of corruption with the country's administration.

Fri, 01 Aug 2014 11:10:39 GMT
AUDIO: Meet the Tough Mudder founder
Tough Mudder founder Will Dean explains the appeal of the endurance event.

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 23:17:46 GMT
VIDEO: Immersive cinema: Is this the future?
Newsnight reports on the growing popularity of immersive entertainment.

Fri, 01 Aug 2014 10:24:12 GMT
AUDIO: Why actors want to be in video games
BBC Click presenter Marc Cieslak discusses the growing number of actors starring in video games.

Fri, 01 Aug 2014 09:20:43 GMT
VIDEO: New York's 21st Century artisans
Members of the "millennial generation" are finding ways build businesses selling items that are handmade.

Fri, 01 Aug 2014 09:04:29 GMT
AUDIO: BA boss Willie Walsh on airspace safety
IAG chief executive Willie Walsh says it would be "unsafe" for a central body to decide which airspaces firms are allowed to fly over.

Fri, 01 Aug 2014 21:18:11 GMT
Does your house make more than you?
Find out if your house makes more money than you do

Fri, 01 Aug 2014 13:15:16 GMT
Best of this week's online business
Who got the top of the milk this week in business

Fri, 01 Aug 2014 14:39:31 GMT
Risking it all to save the boss
The workers risking it all for their popular chief executive

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 23:12:59 GMT
Keeping the cyber thieves at bay
Keeping cyber thieves' paws off your data

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 23:19:48 GMT
Bling for Indonesia's new mega-rich
Wealth and growing inequality in Indonesian capital Jakarta

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 23:07:30 GMT
Your solo dining experiences
Your experiences of going out for meals on your own

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 12:22:47 GMT
Kerry on mission to woo India's Modi
John Kerry on a mission to increase US-India trade

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 07:15:11 GMT
Argentina in denial over debt dispute
Call it something else, says Argentina's president

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 23:07:07 GMT
Can one bad blog blight a business?
How can firms defend themselves against irate reviews?

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