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A weak pound may be luring clothes shoppers to the UK, but how are shops coping with the change?
Posted: June 27, 2017, 11:14 pm
You've heard the shouts for line calls. But how do you get to be an official at a tennis match?
Posted: June 27, 2017, 11:07 pm
Typical customers will visit a branch four times a year by 2022, compared to seven now, forecasters say.
Posted: June 27, 2017, 11:07 pm
The regulator claims Sir Philip Green sold BHS to avoid paying for the pension if the firm went bust.
Posted: June 27, 2017, 11:06 pm
Banks, retailers, energy firms and Kiev airport say they have been targeted by malware attacks.
Posted: June 27, 2017, 9:13 pm
Janet Yellen tells the BBC maintaining "deep ties" between the UK and the EU is important.
Posted: June 27, 2017, 8:23 pm
More than a quarter of the world's population now use the social network every month.
Posted: June 27, 2017, 6:34 pm
Brexit secretary also suggests UK will not be in the EU's customs union during "transition" phase.
Posted: June 27, 2017, 6:00 pm
Shares in the department store chain fall as it says May was a tough month for retailers.
Posted: June 27, 2017, 4:19 pm
Cambridge was judged as Britain's best place to open a shop while Shields Road, Byker, Newcastle came bottom.
Posted: June 27, 2017, 3:58 pm
The body reins back its growth estimates due to uncertainty about White House policies.
Posted: June 27, 2017, 3:41 pm
Nine out of 10 savings accounts pay interest of less than 1%, Moneyfacts says.
Posted: June 27, 2017, 2:01 pm
The UK cosmetics retailer has been sold by L'Oreal to Natura of Brazil.
Posted: June 27, 2017, 1:48 pm
A government overhaul of trade union law, designed to tighten the rules around balloting for industrial action, came into force in March.
Posted: June 27, 2017, 1:39 pm
The BBC's Kamal Ahmed explains the difference between a hard or soft Brexit for the UK.
Posted: June 27, 2017, 11:55 am
UK banks are being forced to put more money aside to cover the risk of bad debts.
Posted: June 27, 2017, 11:03 am
The European Commission penalises the US tech giant for illegally favouring its own shopping service.
Posted: June 27, 2017, 9:51 am
The UK's biggest retailers saw revenue rise on outdoor dining in record-breaking temperatures.
Posted: June 27, 2017, 8:40 am
The US firm bids again for Toshiba's flagship flash memory unit amid a battle over the sale of the business.
Posted: June 27, 2017, 8:25 am
Bank of England chief cashier says all future plans include the use of cash despite new technology.
Posted: June 27, 2017, 7:45 am
The former pharmaceutical chief denies operating a Ponzi-like scheme that cheated investors.
Posted: June 27, 2017, 12:55 am
The drive to find more sustainable transport fuels has been given a boost by some Dutch students.
Posted: June 26, 2017, 11:15 pm
Western nations are giving Russia nearly £100m to clear up nuclear waste at Andreyeva Bay, a contaminated Cold War submarine base.
Posted: June 26, 2017, 11:13 pm
It is 50 years to the day that the first cash machine came into use. How has it changed over the years?
Posted: June 26, 2017, 11:12 pm
The government’s approach to Brexit will not change, says the cabinet minister for international trade.
Posted: June 26, 2017, 3:20 pm
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?
Posted: June 26, 2017, 2:10 pm
The US rocket company makes two launches in just over 24 hours.
Posted: June 26, 2017, 9:30 am
Thai businessman Wasan Benz Thonglor nearly lost everything in the 1997 Asia Financial Crisis.
Posted: June 26, 2017, 1:19 am
Bumble dating app CEO Whitney Wolfe says don't take yourself too seriously.
Posted: June 25, 2017, 11:15 pm
If rules are too strict, good ideas take too long to spread, but lax regulation risks no innovation.
Posted: June 25, 2017, 11:10 pm
How hard-hitting Irish-American entrepreneur David McCourt made his fortune in TV and telecoms.
Posted: June 25, 2017, 11:08 pm
The Women's Cricket World Cup gets under way, on a mission to grow as a sport and a business
Posted: June 23, 2017, 8:58 pm
About two billion people have no insurance, but "pay-by-mobile" policies are growing in popularity.
Posted: June 22, 2017, 11:15 pm
What impact is China's Belt and Road initiative, aimed at boosting trade links, having in Kazakhstan?
Posted: June 22, 2017, 11:11 pm
What do economists and businesses think of the aftermath of the Brexit vote, and what do they think the future holds?
Posted: June 22, 2017, 11:05 pm
From breaking the sound barrier to sales battles: eight things we learned at the Paris Airshow.
Posted: June 22, 2017, 8:21 am
China consumes more electricity than any other country but is also the world's biggest solar energy producer.
Posted: June 21, 2017, 11:06 pm
The new generation of dance workouts aiming to be less formal and more enjoyable.
Posted: June 21, 2017, 11:04 pm
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.
Posted: June 21, 2017, 1:31 pm
Despite international pledges, many of the world's poorest children do not get a chance to go to school.
Posted: June 20, 2017, 11:39 pm
South Africa exports almost half of the apples it grows, but rising temperatures are hitting production.
Posted: June 20, 2017, 11:36 pm
Does US protectionism and artificial intelligence threaten the Philippine's outsourcing industry?
Posted: June 20, 2017, 11:32 pm
Connected cars are becoming the norm, but how secure are they and how safe is our personal data?
Posted: June 19, 2017, 11:18 pm
From Spacewar! to Pokemon Go, video games have created jobs, made money and driven technology forward.
Posted: June 18, 2017, 11:18 pm
How Ayesha Vardag has became one of the world's most in demand divorce lawyers.
Posted: June 18, 2017, 11:13 pm
As the Paris Airshow gets under way, the BBC's Theo Leggett says few expect to see big orders for airliners.
Posted: June 16, 2017, 8:03 pm
Is the government allowed to requisition homes to provide emergency housing?
Posted: June 16, 2017, 3:38 pm
A security weakness in Gary Berman's home network may have lost him a $400,000 contract.
Posted: June 15, 2017, 11:01 pm
As eurozone finance ministers hold talks on Greece, Reality Check looks at the bailouts it has received.
Posted: June 15, 2017, 3:07 pm
BBC Arabic found the sales included decryption software that could be used against the West.
Posted: June 14, 2017, 11:28 pm
How can cities improve air quality with cleaner fuels?
Posted: June 14, 2017, 11:15 pm
With Father's Day taking place on Sunday in more than 70 countries, why does it still trail so far behind Mother's Day?
Posted: June 14, 2017, 11:04 pm
Top graduates in Afghanistan are being urged to spend two years as school teachers.
Posted: June 14, 2017, 9:12 am
Burgers used to be fast and cheap but what's driving the success of a different type of patty?
Posted: June 13, 2017, 11:00 pm
Some of the metals needed to make many of our tech gadgets are in short supply. Could recycling help?
Posted: June 12, 2017, 11:21 pm
What is the difference between a free trade area, a single market and a customs union?
Posted: June 12, 2017, 10:53 am
How popular snack food business Graze was successfully grown by its chief executive Anthony Fletcher.
Posted: June 11, 2017, 11:37 pm
The earliest known script was a tool developed to help run the economy.
Posted: June 11, 2017, 11:26 pm
How Qatar spent £35bn investing in everything from Claridge's to the Milford Haven LNG terminal.
Posted: June 9, 2017, 4:51 am
Five tech giants increasingly dominate the US and global economies. But what, if anything, should be done about it?
Posted: June 8, 2017, 11:38 pm
The BBC's Elizabeth Hotson attends a charisma master class as she explores whether you can teach someone to become more charismatic.
Posted: June 7, 2017, 10:10 pm
When Beyonce, Lady Gaga, U2 and the Rolling Stones go on tour, they all depend on one London firm to get them onstage.
Posted: June 6, 2017, 11:02 pm
Hundreds of apps give breastfeeding and baby advice to new mums, but are they any good?
Posted: June 5, 2017, 11:01 pm
The Islamic State group relies on encrypted messaging app Telegram to spread its message digitally.
Posted: June 5, 2017, 8:29 am
Initially invented for the printing industry, the technology has transformed the way we live and work.
Posted: June 4, 2017, 11:01 pm
How Adrian Fisher became a professional maze designer, creating more than 700 mazes across 32 countries.
Posted: June 4, 2017, 11:01 pm
Residents of the new London City Island live less than 30 minutes away from central London.
Posted: June 4, 2017, 12:02 am
President Trump ditches the Paris accord, but almost all big firms say pulling out is an error.
Posted: June 2, 2017, 2:27 am
Japan has some of the world's longest working hours, and some young Japanese are literally working themselves to death.
Posted: June 1, 2017, 11:35 pm
In the 1980s, Jane Fonda sold millions of workout videos. Now anyone can be an online fitness guru.
Posted: June 1, 2017, 11:31 pm
BA's explanation for its systems' meltdown at the weekend has left many scratching their heads.
Posted: June 1, 2017, 11:43 am
Paying for social care has figured highly in the election. But other issues are not discussed.
Posted: June 1, 2017, 2:31 am
Can independent brands keep to their core beliefs after selling up to a bigger firm or bringing investors on board?
Posted: June 1, 2017, 1:43 am
The British and Irish Lions are one of the biggest sporting names in rugby union, and they are also one of its premier brands.
Posted: May 31, 2017, 12:01 am
Changing tastes are putting orange juice's place on the breakfast table in jeopardy.
Posted: May 30, 2017, 11:33 pm
Ever had a job interview that seemed to have nothing to do with your ability to do the job?
Posted: May 29, 2017, 11:25 pm