BBC News - Business
BBC News - Business
Wed, 21 Jun 2017 13:31:32 GMT
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.
Mon, 12 Jun 2017 10:53:27 GMT
What is the difference between a free trade area, a single market and a customs union?
EU prepares to move two agencies from London
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 10:40:14 GMT
States bid to host agencies responsible for medicines and banking, meaning hundreds of jobs moving.
Tue, 20 Jun 2017 23:32:49 GMT
Does US protectionism and artificial intelligence threaten the Philippine's outsourcing industry?
Pesto excluded from liquid ban by Italian airport
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 10:30:14 GMT
Genoa airport in northern Italy now allows pesto in hand luggage in exchange for a charity donation.
FTSE 100 slides as pound rises
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 11:53:25 GMT
UK shares lose ground but the pound climbs against the dollar.
'I lost my eye'
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 23:15:35 GMT
About two billion people have no insurance, but "pay-by-mobile" policies are growing in popularity.
Wed, 07 Jun 2017 22:10:53 GMT
The BBC's Elizabeth Hotson attends a charisma master class as she explores whether you can teach someone to become more charismatic.
Fri, 02 Jun 2017 02:27:39 GMT
President Trump ditches the Paris accord, but almost all big firms say pulling out is an error.
Feeding the kitty
Wed, 31 May 2017 00:01:02 GMT
The British and Irish Lions are one of the biggest sporting names in rugby union, and they are also one of its premier brands.
Mon, 05 Jun 2017 08:29:16 GMT
The Islamic State group relies on encrypted messaging app Telegram to spread its message digitally.
Qatar and the UK
Fri, 09 Jun 2017 04:51:11 GMT
How Qatar spent £35bn investing in everything from Claridge's to the Milford Haven LNG terminal.
Paris Airshow: eight takeaways from the major aerospace event
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 08:21:23 GMT
From breaking the sound barrier to sales battles: eight things we learned at the Paris Airshow.
HS2 franchise: Bidder shortlist revealed
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 11:40:32 GMT
Government reveals who could run the West Coast Main Line, including HS2, and South Eastern rail franchises.
Hinkley Point deal 'risky and expensive'
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 06:43:50 GMT
Costs and risks for energy users 'not sufficiently considered' warns the National Audit Office.
Watchdog clamps down on online gambling
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 10:28:15 GMT
The competition regulator is to take action against betting sites which it says are breaking consumer law.
Brexit: Tory MP Leadsom says broadcasters should be patriotic
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 20:55:31 GMT
Coverage of Brexit could be more "helpful", Tory MP Andrea Leadsom tells Newsnight's Emily Maitlis.
Fri, 16 Jun 2017 15:38:29 GMT
Is the government allowed to requisition homes to provide emergency housing?
Diva of divorce
Sun, 18 Jun 2017 23:13:00 GMT
How Ayesha Vardag has became one of the world's most in demand divorce lawyers.
Fri, 16 Jun 2017 20:03:12 GMT
As the Paris Airshow gets under way, the BBC's Theo Leggett says few expect to see big orders for airliners.
Thu, 01 Jun 2017 11:43:36 GMT
BA's explanation for its systems' meltdown at the weekend has left many scratching their heads.
Selling up or selling out?
Thu, 01 Jun 2017 01:43:17 GMT
Can independent brands keep to their core beliefs after selling up to a bigger firm or bringing investors on board?
Premier Inn urgently reviews cladding
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 23:02:57 GMT
The chain says three hotels are affected - but the cladding is 'less flammable' than Grenfell Tower.
Sun, 11 Jun 2017 23:26:16 GMT
The earliest known script was a tool developed to help run the economy.
New railway connection to London Luton Airport approved
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 16:22:44 GMT
The line will replace the current shuttle bus between Luton Airport Parkway station and the terminal.
Thu, 01 Jun 2017 02:31:40 GMT
Paying for social care has figured highly in the election. But other issues are not discussed.
Pay more, wait longer
Tue, 13 Jun 2017 23:00:18 GMT
Burgers used to be fast and cheap but what's driving the success of a different type of patty?
Facebook launches initiative to fight online hate speech
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 03:59:27 GMT
Move is a response to UK government criticism that the firm doesn't do enough to curb online hate.
Taming the giants
Thu, 08 Jun 2017 23:38:02 GMT
Five tech giants increasingly dominate the US and global economies. But what, if anything, should be done about it?
Wed, 14 Jun 2017 09:12:13 GMT
Top graduates in Afghanistan are being urged to spend two years as school teachers.
Wed, 21 Jun 2017 23:06:49 GMT
China consumes more electricity than any other country but is also the world's biggest solar energy producer.
Sun, 04 Jun 2017 00:02:19 GMT
Residents of the new London City Island live less than 30 minutes away from central London.
Sun, 04 Jun 2017 23:01:37 GMT
Initially invented for the printing industry, the technology has transformed the way we live and work.
Fed: US banks have money for crisis
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 23:21:29 GMT
The 34 largest US banks passed the first part of the Federal Reserve's annual stress test.
Sun, 18 Jun 2017 23:18:59 GMT
From Spacewar! to Pokemon Go, video games have created jobs, made money and driven technology forward.
How Velcro became a million dollar idea
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 11:35:04 GMT
The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst tells how Velcro was invented after a walk in a wood.
Tue, 20 Jun 2017 23:39:07 GMT
Despite international pledges, many of the world's poorest children do not get a chance to go to school.
Chinese bike share firm goes bust after losing 90% of bikes
Wed, 21 Jun 2017 06:01:47 GMT
The Chinese company did not put GPS chips on its bikes and presumes they have been lost or stolen.
ECB bids for more euro clearing oversight
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 12:21:29 GMT
The central bank seeks a "significantly enhanced" role in regulating the lucrative market.
Tesco is raising store staff pay by 10.5% over two years
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 20:29:36 GMT
Hourly pay rates will rise to £8.42 an hour by November 2018 but Sunday pay will be reduced.
A hot issue
Tue, 20 Jun 2017 23:36:26 GMT
South Africa exports almost half of the apples it grows, but rising temperatures are hitting production.
Shark attacks threaten Reunion Island tourist trade
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 10:47:40 GMT
Shark attacks on surfers and swimmers around Reunion island have seriously affected local businesses.
Tue, 30 May 2017 23:33:15 GMT
Changing tastes are putting orange juice's place on the breakfast table in jeopardy.
Qatar wants 10% of American Airlines
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 20:33:56 GMT
Qatar Airways has told the world's biggest airline it plans to buy up to $808m (£638m) of its shares.
How safe is your internet router?
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 15:50:30 GMT
Virgin Media is warning its customers to change the password on their internet routers. A Which? investigation found its Super Hub 2 router is vulnerable to hackers.
Mon, 12 Jun 2017 23:21:33 GMT
Some of the metals needed to make many of our tech gadgets are in short supply. Could recycling help?
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 23:11:05 GMT
What impact is China's Belt and Road initiative, aimed at boosting trade links, having in Kazakhstan?
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 20:58:14 GMT
The Women's Cricket World Cup gets under way, on a mission to grow as a sport and a business
Wed, 14 Jun 2017 23:15:18 GMT
How can cities improve air quality with cleaner fuels?
From videos to vlogs
Thu, 01 Jun 2017 23:31:14 GMT
In the 1980s, Jane Fonda sold millions of workout videos. Now anyone can be an online fitness guru.
Virgin Media urges password change over hacking risk
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 01:12:44 GMT
The company tells 800,000 customers with Super Hub 2 routers to change their passwords immediately.
Wed, 14 Jun 2017 23:28:34 GMT
BBC Arabic found the sales included decryption software that could be used against the West.
Troubled Toshiba flags deeper losses
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 14:44:06 GMT
The troubled Japanese electronics giant delays its final earnings report again as its losses worsen.
Hornby says takeover bid undervalues firm
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 15:12:05 GMT
The model toymaker has received a takeover bid from its largest shareholder, Phoenix Asset Management.
How many boxes?
Tue, 06 Jun 2017 23:02:23 GMT
When Beyonce, Lady Gaga, U2 and the Rolling Stones go on tour, they all depend on one London firm to get them onstage.
Thu, 15 Jun 2017 23:01:15 GMT
A security weakness in Gary Berman's home network may have lost him a $400,000 contract.
Worked to death
Thu, 01 Jun 2017 23:35:37 GMT
Japan has some of the world's longest working hours, and some young Japanese are literally working themselves to death.
Thu, 15 Jun 2017 15:07:29 GMT
As eurozone finance ministers hold talks on Greece, Reality Check looks at the bailouts it has received.
Just the job?
Mon, 29 May 2017 23:25:58 GMT
Ever had a job interview that seemed to have nothing to do with your ability to do the job?
Single parents win benefits cap High Court challenge
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 10:40:05 GMT
The judge in the case says the cap causes "real misery", but the government intends to appeal.
London's temporary African-inspired architecture
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 16:00:55 GMT
Diebedo Francis Kere is the 17th architect to design a temporary pavilion in the grounds of London's Hyde Park.
Mon, 05 Jun 2017 23:01:16 GMT
Hundreds of apps give breastfeeding and baby advice to new mums, but are they any good?
One year on
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 23:05:31 GMT
What do economists and businesses think of the aftermath of the Brexit vote, and what do they think the future holds?
Grand theft auto
Mon, 19 Jun 2017 23:18:16 GMT
Connected cars are becoming the norm, but how secure are they and how safe is our personal data?
The start-ups plugging the hole in Zimbabwe's economy
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 20:56:32 GMT
Against all the odds, some entrepreneurs in Zimbabwe are running successful small businesses.
'There's no judgement'
Wed, 21 Jun 2017 23:04:26 GMT
The new generation of dance workouts aiming to be less formal and more enjoyable.
Building society's account deadline axed
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 21:01:20 GMT
Current accounts at the Norwich and Peterborough had been earmarked to close by the end of August.
Togo's 'voodoo vacations'
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 13:12:12 GMT
Traditional voodoo ceremonies are attracting tourists to the small West African nation of Togo.
Taking his own path
Sun, 04 Jun 2017 23:01:16 GMT
How Adrian Fisher became a professional maze designer, creating more than 700 mazes across 32 countries.
Hard done dads?
Wed, 14 Jun 2017 23:04:04 GMT
With Father's Day taking place on Sunday in more than 70 countries, why does it still trail so far behind Mother's Day?
China raises heat over foreign investment
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 12:21:32 GMT
The authorities in China have reportedly stepped up efforts to clamp down on firms' overseas investment.
Food for thought
Sun, 11 Jun 2017 23:37:18 GMT
How popular snack food business Graze was successfully grown by its chief executive Anthony Fletcher.