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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 12:21:13 GMT
'Negligence' behind Total boss death
Russian investigators say "criminal negligence" caused the crash that killed the chief executive of oil firm Total and the three crew members of his private jet.

Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:21:31 GMT
McDonald's and Coke see profits fall
McDonald's and Coca Cola post profits down sharply in the three months to the end of September, with both seeing sales under pressure in the US.

Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:15:40 GMT
Microsoft boss gets $84m pay package
Microsoft boss Satya Nadella has been given a pay package worth $84.3m, making him one of the top earners in the tech industry.

Tue, 21 Oct 2014 11:44:49 GMT
Lufthansa strike declared legal
German airline Lufthansa fails in a court bid to force its pilots to call off their strike, while union leaders warn of more action.

Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:42:57 GMT
Italian police find 1.7bn-euro fraud
Italian police break a crime ring that defrauded the state of €1.7bn euros.

Tue, 21 Oct 2014 04:20:21 GMT
China growth slows to five-year low
China's economy grows at its slowest pace since the global financial crisis, causing speculation the government may introduce more stimulus measures.

Tue, 21 Oct 2014 08:40:43 GMT
Amazon agrees e-book pricing deal
Online retailer Amazon reaches a deal with publisher Simon & Schuster over the pricing of e-books.

Tue, 21 Oct 2014 11:24:25 GMT
Tesco's sales fall faster than rivals
Tesco's sales are falling faster than any of its competitors as it loses market share to discounters Aldi and Lidl as well as upmarket rival Waitrose.

Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:18:56 GMT
Apple results help to lift US markets
US markets open higher after well-received results from Apple and other companies help to lift shares.

Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:19:56 GMT
Public borrowing rises in September
Government borrowing rises in September to £11.8bn, which will limit the government's options in the run-up to next year's election economists say.

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 21:32:40 GMT
Apple's iPhone sales boost earnings
Apple reports fourth-quarter earnings of $8.47bn (£5.24bn), beating analysts' expectations, helped by sales of its new iPhone models.

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 22:26:33 GMT
AbbVie and Shire terminate merger
US firm AbbVie abandons its talks with UK drugmaker Shire after a new US rule discouraging mergers that would lower a US firm's tax rate.

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:26:24 GMT
IBM pays $1.5bn to offload chip unit
IBM is paying $1.5bn to offload its loss-making chip manufacturing division to Abu Dhabi owned GlobalFoundries as it announces a 17% profits fall.

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 14:53:35 GMT
Lufthansa pilots' strike expanded
A Lufthansa pilots' strike hitting both short and long-haul services has affected the plans of 200,000 travellers.

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:14:48 GMT
Adidas shares up on Reebok reports
Shares in sportswear giant Adidas jump 6% after a report says that a group of investors is considering a bid for the company's Reebok brand.

Thu, 16 Oct 2014 16:40:34 GMT
VIDEO: Inside Huawei's anechoic chamber
The BBC's Linda Yueh has a look inside Chinese technology giant Huawei's anechoic chamber, during a tour of their headquarters.

Thu, 16 Oct 2014 01:54:12 GMT
VIDEO: Will robots replace humans?
In Singapore, both government research agencies and businesses are looking at new ways to use robots for wider commercial purposes.

Wed, 15 Oct 2014 12:28:01 GMT
VIDEO: Can Google Glass be addictive?
Scientists say they have treated a man for internet addiction disorder, allegedly brought on by over use of Google Glass - Rory Cellan-Jones gives his reaction.

Thu, 16 Oct 2014 23:05:03 GMT
VIDEO: The world's fastest ambulance?
The world's fastest ambulance has been revealed at the Gitex technology show in Dubai.

Fri, 10 Oct 2014 09:54:23 GMT
VIDEO: Designed In China: The facts
Animated graphic illustrating the advances China is making from a manufacturer to a designer of goods and products

Wed, 08 Oct 2014 14:48:22 GMT
VIDEO: US independent bookshops fight back
Despite the growth of internet retail, some independent bookshops in the US are seeing an increase in popularity, reports the BBC's Victoria Fritz.

Wed, 08 Oct 2014 18:52:26 GMT
VIDEO: The mystery of China's 'guanxi'
Relationships, or "guanxi", are a crucial part of doing business in China, but it is often misunderstood. Are Westerners right to think of it as something potentially corrupt?

Fri, 03 Oct 2014 14:54:39 GMT
VIDEO: The car that's powered by air
At the Paris Motor Show, Theo Leggett looks at the Peugeot 208 Hybrid Air - a concept car that brings a new meaning to the term "gas guzzler".

Fri, 17 Oct 2014 10:33:42 GMT
'Buy Russian' campaign defies food embargo
Russians put a brave face on the ban on Western food, but some businesses are suffering, Sarah Rainsford reports from Moscow.

Thu, 16 Oct 2014 17:11:42 GMT
Is the oil crash a secret US war on Russia?
A New York Times columnist argues the US and Saudi Arabia are using lower oil prices to advance their foreign policy goals.

Thu, 16 Oct 2014 13:12:06 GMT
Goldman Sachs profits leap 50%
US bank Goldman Sachs has reported a 50% jump in third-quarter profit after a sudden pickup in bond market activity helped to boost revenues.

Thu, 16 Oct 2014 09:16:38 GMT
Buffett sells 245m Tesco shares
Billionaire investor Warren Buffett, who described his Tesco investment as a "huge mistake", offloads 245 million shares in the grocer.

Wed, 15 Oct 2014 12:10:13 GMT
Bank of America sees profits dive
Bank of America reports a big drop in profits due to a multi-billion dollar settlement with US authorities.

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 10:23:34 GMT
Russian rouble weakens on downgrade
The Russian rouble weakens further against the dollar after Moody's downgrades its credit rating, blaming the economic damage caused by sanctions.

Sun, 19 Oct 2014 14:36:08 GMT
Germany 'must increase investment'
The German government must increase investment to improve competitiveness, says finance minister Wolfgang Schaeuble.

Wed, 15 Oct 2014 15:35:59 GMT
Germanwings pilots to strike
Pilots at Lufthansa's low cost airline Germanwings are to stage a 12-hour strike on Thursday in a row over retirement policies at the company.

Thu, 16 Oct 2014 16:33:03 GMT
Iranian investment scene 'improving'
As hundreds of investors and business people meet at The 1st Europe-Iran Forum in London there is a mood of cautious optimism.

Tue, 14 Oct 2014 14:56:26 GMT
Oil prices slide on IEA report
Global oil prices fall further after the International Energy Agency reports higher output and cuts its forecast for growth in demand.

Tue, 07 Oct 2014 10:54:21 GMT
Somalia's first cash machine opens
Somalia's first-ever cash withdrawal machine is installed in a hotel in the capital, Mogadishu, allowing people to withdraw money in US dollars.

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 07:21:24 GMT
Australia's Medibank plans share sale
Australia's government hopes to raise as much as $5.5bn Australian dollars ($4.8bn; £3bn) by selling shares in health insurer Medibank Private.

Fri, 17 Oct 2014 06:49:09 GMT
Virgin Australia buys out Tigerair
Virgin Australia will buyout loss-making budget carrier Tiger Airways Australia for A$1 (£0.54), the airline said on Friday.

Wed, 15 Oct 2014 10:39:29 GMT
IndiGo signs record deal with Airbus
Indian budget airline IndiGo signs an agreement to buy 250 A320neo aircraft from Airbus in what is thought to be the largest number of jets sold by the European firm in a single order.

Fri, 17 Oct 2014 14:20:54 GMT
Games helped city hotel rates rise
Glasgow hotels enjoyed a significant lift in room rates during July, helped by the Commonwealth Games.

Tue, 14 Oct 2014 23:01:18 GMT
Ticket prices outstrip cost of living
The BBC Price of Football study finds some ticket prices in English football rising at almost twice the rate of the cost of living.

Mon, 13 Oct 2014 08:19:50 GMT
NFL players can handle Wembley move
Former Denver Broncos quarterback John Elway says NFL players would cope with playing regularly in London.

Thu, 16 Oct 2014 23:05:17 GMT
The world's fastest ambulance
The world's fastest ambulance, the world's speediest border, a fully functional mobile courtroom - the UAE's smart government technology on show at Gitex.

Mon, 13 Oct 2014 22:57:39 GMT
When does an app need regulating?
Healthcare apps and consumer devices seem to be springing up everywhere. But are they all properly regulated? And should you care?

Thu, 09 Oct 2014 23:34:35 GMT
'Air' plastic and mushroom cushions
Dell's head of packaging, Oliver Campbell, is a man on a mission. Under his tenure the company has introduced innovative eco-friendly packing - including plastic bags made from air.

Wed, 15 Oct 2014 19:19:15 GMT
The Chinese tycoon who loves animals
Huang Nubo, the founder of property and leisure giant Beijing Zhongkun Investment Group, explains his unique approach to business.

Wed, 15 Oct 2014 23:08:26 GMT
Boom times for Ethiopia's coffee shops
As Ethiopia's economy continues to expand, business is growing strongly for coffee shops in the capital Addis Ababa.

Sun, 12 Oct 2014 22:37:04 GMT
The man behind the eBay of Latin America
Marcos Galperin is the Argentine who set up MercadoLibre, the Latin American equivalent of ecommerce and auction website eBay.

Tue, 21 Oct 2014 12:29:19 GMT
Audi claims self-drive speed record
Audi says one of its self-drive test cars topped 149mph (240km/h) at a race track in Germany, beating a human-driven version.

Wed, 15 Oct 2014 08:10:20 GMT
Toyota to recall 1.75 million cars
Japanese carmaker Toyota issues a recall of 1.75 million cars worldwide over faulty brake installations and fuel component issues.

Mon, 06 Oct 2014 10:11:18 GMT
UK new car sales hit 10-year high
New UK car sales had their strongest September in ten years, latest figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders show.

Tue, 21 Oct 2014 07:14:05 GMT
The UK's current-account Achilles' heel
The UK's record current-account deficit

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 17:23:51 GMT
Osborne cleared of Co-op interference
Chancellor did not put undue pressure on Lloyds

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 23:05:17 GMT
Connecting India's offline millions
Can Zuckerberg help to bring more Indians online?

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 19:09:43 GMT
Singapore's charity in a mansion
Charity in a mansion from Singapore's rare philanthropists

Sun, 19 Oct 2014 23:26:34 GMT
The king of discount voucher codes
The man who has made millions from money off vouchers

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 07:30:34 GMT
Gaming final packs Seoul stadium
Gaming fans pack the League's championship final in Seoul

Sun, 19 Oct 2014 23:21:57 GMT
Why firms don't want you to be brilliant
Why being brilliant is not enough at work

Sun, 19 Oct 2014 23:36:33 GMT
Sugar cane offers sweet prospects
How Mauritius' sugar cane is proving flexible

Thu, 16 Oct 2014 23:05:39 GMT
Falling oil prices: Winners and losers
As oil prices fall, who will be the winners and losers?

Fri, 17 Oct 2014 12:21:56 GMT
Is Europe's economic motor stalling?
Where did it all go wrong for Europe's biggest economy?

Sat, 18 Oct 2014 23:59:19 GMT
The element that causes arguments
The element that heats the Earth and gets everyone arguing

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