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  • Eurozone sees 'burst of activity' in September
    Posted on September 22, 2017 at 9:20 am

    The eurozone economy ended the third quarter of the year on a strong note, a survey indicates. […]

  • Slough named as the 'best place' to work and live
    Posted on September 22, 2017 at 9:13 am

    The town immortalised by 'The Office' is a "prime spot" for jobs and a good quality of life. […]

  • FTSE 100 lower as Smiths Group falls
    Posted on September 22, 2017 at 8:10 am

    Smiths Group shares drop 4% despite the engineering group reporting a rise in annual profits. […]

  • Japan's yen rises after N Korea warning
    Posted on September 22, 2017 at 6:35 am

    Analysts say the situation would have to be catastrophic for investors to flee the currency. […]

  • How the Barbie doll became a million dollar idea
    Posted on September 21, 2017 at 11:07 pm

    The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst explains how the Barbie doll became a million dollar idea. […]

  • How business is driving the new space race
    Posted on September 21, 2017 at 11:04 pm

    Why firms are spending millions to beat each other into orbit […]

  • Invisible threat
    Posted on September 21, 2017 at 11:00 pm

    Many firms have no idea how many devices are connected to their networks - a major cyber-security […]

  • SEC faces questions after cyber breach
    Posted on September 21, 2017 at 11:00 pm

    The SEC said Wednesday that a breach of its document system may have led to illicit trading. […]

  • Greenpeace diesel protesters 'remain on port's gantry'
    Posted on September 21, 2017 at 9:01 pm

    Greenpeace campaigners board a ship and enter secure areas at a port in an anti-diesel protest. […]

  • L'Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt dies at 94
    Posted on September 21, 2017 at 8:00 pm

    Liliane Bettencourt was suffering from dementia and died peacefully at home, her family say. […]

  • Man Utd reports record revenues as TV cash soars
    Posted on September 21, 2017 at 4:36 pm

    A 38% jump in broadcasting income helps the Premier League club to report record revenues. […]

  • Ryanair plans to make pilots change holidays
    Posted on September 21, 2017 at 4:08 pm

    Pilots might have to defer some annual leave, says Michael O'Leary, as cancellations cost airline […]

  • China's credit rating downgraded by S&P
    Posted on September 21, 2017 at 2:46 pm

    Rating agency Standard & Poor's finds China less credit worthy because of a build up of debts. […]

  • Deliveroo makes huge loss on food delivery business
    Posted on September 21, 2017 at 11:47 am

    "Gig economy" firm Deliveroo publishes accounts revealing huge losses. […]

  • 'We are planning weekly rocket launches'
    Posted on September 21, 2017 at 11:30 am

    The small satellite industry is the fastest growing part of the space sector "and they all require […]

  • Fake website fools Equifax staff
    Posted on September 21, 2017 at 11:22 am

    Equifax mistakenly directed some customers to a fake website via Twitter. […]

  • Government borrowing at lowest August level for 10 years
    Posted on September 21, 2017 at 11:07 am

    Record VAT receipts for August helped government borrowing to be lower than expected last month. […]

  • Co-op Group sells remaining stake in Co-op Bank
    Posted on September 21, 2017 at 8:18 am

    The Co-operative Group has sold is remaining 1% stake in Co-op Bank for £5m. […]

  • Cork questioned
    Posted on September 20, 2017 at 11:09 pm

    As an increasing number of vineyards and wineries seal their bottles with screw-caps, the natural […]

  • Right to speak
    Posted on September 20, 2017 at 10:19 am

    Free speech has become a university battleground. But what does the right to free expression really […]

  • Seen a gig recently? You're not the only one
    Posted on September 20, 2017 at 9:07 am

    A record 30 million gig and festival tickets were sold in the UK last year, new research shows. […]

  • 'We prefer American style'
    Posted on September 19, 2017 at 11:11 pm

    How a new breed of American-style coffee shops are drawing in younger Italians. […]

  • Will 'Philippine McDonald's' swallow Pret?
    Posted on September 19, 2017 at 9:38 am

    Philippine fast food chain Jollibee does not rule out bid for upmarket UK sandwich firm Pret a […]

  • Pyramid selling
    Posted on September 18, 2017 at 11:15 pm

    Low levels of education have fuelled the spread of illegal and harmful pyramid schemes in rural […]

  • Slow drive?
    Posted on September 18, 2017 at 11:11 pm

    Electric cars have had a lot of publicity recently, but petrol and diesel engines are far from dead […]

  • Ryanair cancellations
    Posted on September 18, 2017 at 4:21 pm

    The Civil Aviation Authority advises passengers not to cancel their flights themselves. […]

  • Martin Lewis explains your Ryanair cancellation rights.
    Posted on September 18, 2017 at 2:27 pm

    Personal finance expert Martin Lewis explains what rights consumers have during the Ryanair pilot […]

  • Rebel to geek
    Posted on September 17, 2017 at 11:18 pm

    Daniel Hegarty left school with nothing to become a successful musician playing with top acts - so […]

  • Success story
    Posted on September 17, 2017 at 11:15 pm

    Without it, companies in the sharing economy might not have grown as successfully as they have. […]

  • CEO Secrets: "Think what could go wrong"
    Posted on September 17, 2017 at 11:13 pm

    Equitable Life's Chris Wiscarson on how he's managing the pension fund after its shock collapse. […]

  • Meet the woman setting up 'tribes' of business women
    Posted on September 17, 2017 at 11:12 pm

    Catherine has created 'tribes' of business women to help them form a network to connect with each […]

  • With us in spirit
    Posted on September 15, 2017 at 9:03 pm

    Is naming a new brand of whiskies after the collapsed bank a wise move? […]

  • Instagram secrets
    Posted on September 14, 2017 at 11:18 pm

    The Facebook-owned photo app has become an important marketing tool for many small entrepreneurs. […]

  • Smart money
    Posted on September 14, 2017 at 12:00 am

    Israeli company Colu has launched a digital currency in Liverpool, which is only open to […]

  • Sole traders
    Posted on September 13, 2017 at 11:54 pm

    The shoemakers who think they have the solution to the problems caused by wearing high heels. […]

  • First page
    Posted on September 13, 2017 at 7:33 am

    Adult learners in Kenya get to read their first words, after a library opens in their village. […]

  • Red gold
    Posted on September 13, 2017 at 12:01 am

    Saffron is the world's priciest spice, so why does it have a less than golden reputation? […]

  • Cashing out
    Posted on September 11, 2017 at 11:25 pm

    Card and phone payments may be replacing coins and notes, but are Swedes ready to get rid of cash […]

  • Northern Rock
    Posted on September 11, 2017 at 11:22 pm

    The collapse of Northern Rock: Ten years on […]

  • Creative currency
    Posted on September 10, 2017 at 11:41 pm

    The value of modern currency comes not from what it's made of, but what we all agree it's worth. […]