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Full-year borrowing was still higher than the government's independent forecaster expected.
Posted: April 24, 2019, 10:47 am
The train operator calls for reservation-only seating, in proposals to the government's rail review.
Posted: April 24, 2019, 10:37 am
Chinese telecoms giant to provide "non core" equipment for new data network, despite security warnings.
Posted: April 24, 2019, 9:52 am
The government is using a recruitment firm for the first time suggesting it is broadening its search.
Posted: April 24, 2019, 8:13 am
New Zealand and France will host a summit aimed at curbing the use of social media to promote terrorism.
Posted: April 24, 2019, 3:42 am
The jail ordeal of ex-Alstom executive Frédéric Pierucci is a warning for firms with a history of corruption.
Posted: April 23, 2019, 11:45 pm
It says current planning rules allow developers in England to convert offices into "rabbit hutch" homes.
Posted: April 23, 2019, 11:37 pm
The "digital twin" system allows the robots of the Siemens factory in Bad Neustadt to work more efficiently.
Posted: April 23, 2019, 11:01 pm
The bank has announced 71 Scottish branches and 22 in England will be affected by the changes from July.
Posted: April 23, 2019, 8:32 pm
The US president vows to reciprocate against "unfair" EU duties on motorbikes.
Posted: April 23, 2019, 7:40 pm
Organisers of walkouts in protest at Google's treatment of women say they are facing backlash at work.
Posted: April 23, 2019, 5:01 pm
The social media platform reports better-than-expected results as it plans to minimise "outrage".
Posted: April 23, 2019, 4:20 pm
Mini tubs of Haagen-Dazs, champagne and cutlery are going missing from the airline's planes.
Posted: April 23, 2019, 1:05 pm
Lawyers complain about low fees for prosecution work, with 95% saying they would support a walk-out.
Posted: April 23, 2019, 11:00 am
A damning report says the project to build a new railway under London had an "overly optimistic" culture.
Posted: April 23, 2019, 10:11 am
Beyond Meat says it wants to tap into the growing popularity of veganism.
Posted: April 23, 2019, 8:30 am
The electric carmaker entrepreneur makes a new promise on driverless vehicles.
Posted: April 23, 2019, 8:15 am
Annual study of more than 6,000 mobile customers names most and least popular UK network providers.
Posted: April 23, 2019, 6:48 am
President Trump tweeted that he would respect Mr Cain's wishes and not pursue the nomination.
Posted: April 23, 2019, 2:31 am
Music, films and works of art are increasingly made using AI. But can machines ever be truly creative?
Posted: April 22, 2019, 11:11 pm
Deliveroo's "dark kitchens" are workspaces allowing restaurants to meet demand for app deliveries.
Posted: April 22, 2019, 11:08 pm
Drivers will find it harder to break speed limits, thanks to "intelligent speed assistance" systems.
Posted: April 22, 2019, 11:06 pm
Almost three quarters of companies are under-prepared for breaches, new research suggests.
Posted: April 22, 2019, 11:04 pm
More than 320,500 self-employed people in Britain are working two or more jobs, new analysis suggests.
Posted: April 22, 2019, 10:59 pm
The move, which could affect five countries, is intended "to bring Iran's oil exports to zero".
Posted: April 22, 2019, 6:56 pm
Samsung delays the release of its foldable smartphone after reviewers report broken screens.
Posted: April 22, 2019, 5:30 pm
UK sees longest continuous period without generating electricity from coal as temperatures soar.
Posted: April 22, 2019, 3:37 pm
We take a look inside a hidden-away kitchen making takeaways customers can only access via an app.
Posted: April 22, 2019, 2:09 pm
Danish billionaire Anders Holch Povlsen and his family were visiting Sri Lanka, where three of his four children died.
Posted: April 22, 2019, 10:19 am
As the US and China edge closer to a trade deal, analysts expect a new battle in the technology sector.
Posted: April 22, 2019, 4:09 am
You might never see them, but restaurant kitchens would grind to a halt without pot washers.
Posted: April 19, 2019, 11:46 pm
Electric truck maker Rivian attracts attention on social media, from investors and even celebrities. But at the New York Auto Show the boss says the firm's about more than hype.
Posted: April 18, 2019, 11:06 pm
The prominent Indian airline has run out of cash and suspended all its flights.
Posted: April 18, 2019, 6:57 am
Two women share their stories of juggling senior jobs and being home carers.
Posted: April 17, 2019, 11:12 pm
Automation could wipe out many jobs in developing countries, says globalisation expert Ian Goldin.
Posted: April 17, 2019, 11:08 pm
Robots are good at repetitive tasks but struggle with new objects. Can they be trained to overcome that?
Posted: April 16, 2019, 11:10 pm
When HMS Victory sank, she took with her an early prototype of the gyroscope, crucial to modern technology.
Posted: April 16, 2019, 11:08 pm
Is content filtering tech the answer or is education and discussion the key to keeping kids safe?
Posted: April 15, 2019, 11:06 pm
How Bettys & Taylors went from running teashops to selling tea around the globe.
Posted: April 14, 2019, 11:09 pm
Why an experiment in rural India may help us rekindle a savings habit, despite the squeeze in wages.
Posted: April 12, 2019, 8:48 pm
Many more firms are monitoring and analysing employee communications and behaviour. Does it work?
Posted: April 11, 2019, 11:10 pm
How a group of homeowners in Scotland won a fight to have their "crumbling" new-build homes repaired.
Posted: April 10, 2019, 11:10 pm
As elections begin, India's high trade barriers are in the spotlight.
Posted: April 10, 2019, 11:09 pm
Good packaging prevents waste, but too often becomes pollution.
Posted: April 9, 2019, 11:07 pm
Ex-South Africa World Cup cricket star Steve Elworthy steps up to the crease as boss of the 2019 ICC event.
Posted: April 9, 2019, 11:05 pm
Israeli researchers think it's time we changed our approach to securing our computers from hackers.
Posted: April 8, 2019, 11:10 pm
Why Nisha Katona quit being a barrister to build an "authentic" Indian restaurant chain.
Posted: April 7, 2019, 11:04 pm
Use our look up to find out the pay gap at your company.
Posted: April 5, 2019, 7:02 am
Rainforest nations have opposed the creation of a new .amazon internet domain name. Why?
Posted: April 4, 2019, 11:00 pm
Uruguay was the first to legalise recreational cannabis in 2013, so how is the industry getting on?
Posted: April 3, 2019, 11:16 pm
Meet the former hackers who spend their days stopping the criminals they used to see as their comrades.
Posted: April 3, 2019, 11:12 pm
What's it like to get six months paid paternity leave?
Posted: April 2, 2019, 11:05 pm
The relationship between bees, honey and apple trees offers surprising insights about financial markets.
Posted: April 2, 2019, 11:03 pm
IT billionaire Azim Premji's recent pledge of $7.5bn has put Indian philanthropy in the spotlight.
Posted: April 2, 2019, 4:13 am
Can advanced technologies help track the cash criminals try to hide?
Posted: April 1, 2019, 11:13 pm
How the UK's Mexican restaurant chain Wahaca won back confidence after a norovirus outbreak.
Posted: March 31, 2019, 11:07 pm
Northampton has lost three major retailers in five years. What can be done to stop the "downward spiral"?
Posted: March 31, 2019, 11:06 pm
The UK's lowest-paid workers are getting a pay rise - helping everyone from bar staff to carers.
Posted: March 31, 2019, 12:58 am
Brazil's Brumadinho dam disaster is having consequences in towns which are near similar dams.
Posted: March 31, 2019, 12:29 am
UK fashion designers are chasing business in Shanghai - one of Asia's biggest fashion weeks.
Posted: March 30, 2019, 4:36 am
A start-up in London thinks it can shake up the barbering industry by persuading people to get their hair cut in a van.
Posted: March 29, 2019, 1:16 am
Some think the US tech giants are far too powerful. What would be the best way to curb their power?
Posted: March 29, 2019, 12:00 am
Former coal mining communities have been hit hard hit by a death of manufacturing.
Posted: March 28, 2019, 12:10 am
Studies show that a growing number of people are going overseas for medical treatment.
Posted: March 28, 2019, 12:08 am
Breaking down office taboos around menstruation: what makes a period-friendly workplace?
Posted: March 27, 2019, 12:02 am
Education systems should work together to tackle extremism, says Tony Blair, in the wake of the Christchurch mosque attacks.
Posted: March 27, 2019, 12:00 am
How collecting colourful washable nappies can become a costly and even somewhat addictive hobby.
Posted: March 26, 2019, 12:36 am
Business owner Frank Liu, a victim of IP theft, says ideas should be protected like "human rights".
Posted: March 25, 2019, 11:58 pm
Tackling the "grey noise" of potentially malicious web traffic is a full-time job for IT teams.
Posted: March 25, 2019, 11:55 pm
The British entrepreneur who has set up a global dating app specifically for Muslims.
Posted: March 25, 2019, 12:07 am
Professor Nicky March picks out some examples from art and literature and explains what they tell us.
Posted: March 22, 2019, 10:10 pm
From your weekly shop to your holiday plans, how could a no-deal Brexit affect you?
Posted: March 22, 2019, 4:18 pm
New technologies are helping track the provenance of food throughout the supply chain.
Posted: March 22, 2019, 12:13 am
If you've ever worked in customer service, this comic might resonate
Posted: March 22, 2019, 12:12 am
Kenya's Lake Victoria fishermen are struggling to compete with cheap Chinese fish imports.
Posted: March 21, 2019, 12:09 am
Corruption is the "number one problem" in Ukraine, MP Sergey Leshchenko tells the BBC's Ed Butler.
Posted: March 20, 2019, 12:01 am
The UK's richest man, and now owner of a cycling team, has built a multi-billion pound business by buying unloved assets.
Posted: March 19, 2019, 2:56 pm
As Venezuela staggers under political and economic crises, its citizens are embracing digital money.
Posted: March 19, 2019, 12:05 am
When Robin Hutson failed his school exams he went into the hotel industry instead, and made his fortune.
Posted: March 18, 2019, 12:06 am
Hiltrud Werner is the only woman on the board of the troubled German car giant.
Posted: March 17, 2019, 12:21 am
How AI is helping to come up with new weird and wonderful spice combinations.
Posted: March 15, 2019, 12:06 am
The race is on for investigators to find answers about what happened to the Boeing 737 Max-8 plane.
Posted: March 14, 2019, 9:13 pm
Countries and airlines around the world have grounded Boeing 737 Max flights over safety concerns.
Posted: March 14, 2019, 4:44 am
Classic car sales have slowed sharply, as President Trump ponders tariffs and Brexit hits confidence.
Posted: March 14, 2019, 12:05 am
Product loyalty is not solely based on value, quality or choice but also on personal attachment, studies suggest.
Posted: March 12, 2019, 1:14 am
Employers can make unconscious - and unfair - judgements about interviewees within a few seconds.
Posted: March 12, 2019, 1:10 am
In a big week for Brexit small business owners share how they're preparing for the possibility of no deal.
Posted: March 11, 2019, 10:18 am
A potato-farming couple are hoping to sell their vodka to overseas markets like the US and Middle East.
Posted: March 11, 2019, 12:33 am
How tech firm Twilio was able to survive the global financial crisis and grow into a $14bn business.
Posted: March 11, 2019, 12:15 am
The Ethiopian Airlines tragedy is the second fatal crash involving the new type of Boeing aircraft.
Posted: March 10, 2019, 2:44 pm