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  • FTSE 100 rises ahead of Budget
    Posted on November 22, 2017 at 9:49 am

    The UK market opens higher, but shares in Thomas Cook dive after its latest results. […]

  • Budget aim to help UK 'seize opportunities' from Brexit
    Posted on November 22, 2017 at 9:44 am

    Chancellor Philip Hammond will vow to tackle deep-seated economic challenges "head on". […]

  • Thomas Cook shares hit as UK earnings fall
    Posted on November 22, 2017 at 9:28 am

    Rising hotel prices, the weaker pound and competition in the Spanish market affect the holiday firm. […]

  • Hong Kong share index passes 30,000
    Posted on November 22, 2017 at 8:53 am

    The Hang Seng share index reaches levels not seen since before the global financial crisis. […]

  • Skype removed from China Apple and Android app stores
    Posted on November 22, 2017 at 7:35 am

    Apple says it removed the call and messaging app because it does not comply with local laws. […]

  • Budget 2017: Hammond, May, Corbyn and McDonnell headlines
    Posted on November 22, 2017 at 6:41 am

    BBC News archives look back on the election campaign, conference season and economic highlights in […]

  • Two Boeing 747 jumbo jets sold in China Taobao auction
    Posted on November 22, 2017 at 3:53 am

    The jumbo jets ended up on an e-shopping website after a court failed to sell them offline. […]

  • Law Society accreditation scheme advert 'misled' public
    Posted on November 22, 2017 at 3:12 am

    Watchdog criticises professional body over website description of accreditation scheme for firms. […]

  • Budget 2017: Borrowing down, time to spend?
    Posted on November 22, 2017 at 1:23 am

    Higher tax receipts and lower public spending may give Philip Hammond some wriggle room. […]

  • Budget Bingo: The numbers to watch out for
    Posted on November 22, 2017 at 1:21 am

    The BBC's Joe Miller went to talk to Economy's editor, Victoria Waldersee, to try and make sense of […]

  • UK government must offer clarity and certainty
    Posted on November 22, 2017 at 1:00 am

    George Osborne's former chief of staff says the government must salve concerns about the UK economy. […]

  • 'Want a cup of coffee? That'll be $60'
    Posted on November 22, 2017 at 12:30 am

    One cafe is charging customers over $60 for a cup of rare coffee. But who pays that just for coffee? […]

  • Ethics builders
    Posted on November 22, 2017 at 12:27 am

    A degree course teaches New York property developers to think of more than money. […]

  • Cod story
    Posted on November 22, 2017 at 12:21 am

    How an Icelandic firm called Marel became the world's largest manufacturer of food processing […]

  • The cod father of global food production
    Posted on November 22, 2017 at 12:21 am

    How one Icelandic company became the world's largest manufacturer of food processing machinery. […]

  • What the Budget means for you - in 90 seconds
    Posted on November 22, 2017 at 12:16 am

    The BBC's Rachel Horne explains what the Budget could mean for you. […]

  • Budget quiz: test your knowledge
    Posted on November 22, 2017 at 12:13 am

    The BBC's Budget quiz: See how much you know about the UK Budget's long and colourful history. […]

  • Hinkley Point will 'hit the poorest hardest', say MPs
    Posted on November 22, 2017 at 12:00 am

    A report claims that the cost of the nuclear power station will weigh on poorer households. […]

  • John Lasseter: Pixar founder on leave over 'unwanted hugs'
    Posted on November 21, 2017 at 10:58 pm

    Allegations of misconduct emerge about the man behind Toy Story and dozens of other classics. […]

  • Under 30s railcard gets mixed reaction from millennials
    Posted on November 21, 2017 at 10:02 pm

    The discounted train travel option is set to be announced in Wednesday's Budget. […]

  • Ikea US relaunches furniture recall after child dies
    Posted on November 21, 2017 at 9:25 pm

    The Swedish furniture giant says its chests and dressers are safe if secured to a wall. […]

  • NHS overcharged by millions for key drug, says watchdog
    Posted on November 21, 2017 at 6:32 pm

    A 6,000% price rise in an essential thyroid drug led the NHS to overpay, the UK competition body […]

  • UK firms 'excluded' from space contracts by Brexit
    Posted on November 21, 2017 at 4:28 pm

    Aerospace firms also warn if the UK leaves the EU without a deal it will be "chaotic" for the […]

  • National Lottery players could win £10,000 a month for life
    Posted on November 21, 2017 at 12:10 pm

    Lottery operator Camelot denies that the new prize is designed to stop "binge spending" […]

  • Colman's Mustard 'could stay in Norwich', claims business chairman
    Posted on November 21, 2017 at 11:59 am

    One of the city's most well-known exports could remain in Norwich, according to a business chairman. […]

  • UK government borrowing grows in October
    Posted on November 21, 2017 at 11:54 am

    Increased debt costs, linked to higher inflation, were a factor in the shortfall. […]

  • UK space firms 'missing out on contracts' amid Brexit uncertainty
    Posted on November 21, 2017 at 11:32 am

    Companies are being excluded from contract bids for the EU's Galileo space programme because of […]

  • The first man to star in a L’Oreal make-up advert
    Posted on November 21, 2017 at 2:34 am

    How an Instagram beauty blogger with more than 75 thousand followers became the first man to star […]

  • Power ranger
    Posted on November 21, 2017 at 12:57 am

    As the world moves towards low-carbon electric cars, how are we going to power them all? […]

  • Can't programme?
    Posted on November 21, 2017 at 12:40 am

    After creating her own app without knowing how to programme, Tara Reed is teaching others to do the […]

  • Money changing
    Posted on November 21, 2017 at 12:31 am

    Spending and saving is changing like never before, in some parts of the world you can buy things […]

  • Roof revolution
    Posted on November 21, 2017 at 12:26 am

    The modular recycled roofing system that’s transforming slum housing. […]

  • The cold chain
    Posted on November 20, 2017 at 12:16 am

    The "cold chain" profoundly changed the food we eat and the way we shop. […]

  • Young bucks
    Posted on November 20, 2017 at 12:09 am

    How 27-year-old Irishman John Collison created IT firm Stripe with his brother, and became […]

  • Cleaning up
    Posted on November 19, 2017 at 12:41 am

    Jeff Kurosaki and Tara Pelletier set up their vegan skincare firm to fund their art, now it makes […]

  • In the driving seat
    Posted on November 17, 2017 at 10:01 pm

    Which is the best insurance technology for young drivers: Black box or dash cam? […]

  • Cover boy
    Posted on November 17, 2017 at 9:57 pm

    A growing number of young men are using cosmetics and big brands are embracing the trend. […]

  • Visibility poor
    Posted on November 17, 2017 at 5:01 pm

    A shortage of weather data is holding back many African economies. Some start-ups are changing this. […]

  • Chill seekers
    Posted on November 17, 2017 at 12:08 am

    A simple innovation is helping to cut supermarkets' refrigeration costs by 15%. […]

  • Special effects
    Posted on November 16, 2017 at 12:06 am

    Ryan Johnson's low-cost movie props are proving popular among a new generation of filmmakers […]

  • University founder
    Posted on November 15, 2017 at 7:37 am

    University founder in Ghana wins major international education award. […]

  • Green planet
    Posted on November 15, 2017 at 12:07 am

    The United Arab Emirates' Mars research programme is turning its attention to date palm trees. […]

  • Printing ears and noses
    Posted on November 15, 2017 at 12:02 am

    The Swedish hi-tech firm at the forefront of using 3D printing to create human ears, noses and […]

  • Sky high
    Posted on November 14, 2017 at 5:27 pm

    Despite some difficult economic headwinds this year's Dubai Airshow is set for a record number of […]

  • Safe to drink?
    Posted on November 14, 2017 at 12:04 am

    Eric Roy developed a powerful new water filter for homes after a major contamination scandal. […]

  • Poo power
    Posted on November 14, 2017 at 12:03 am

    The Indian social enterprise that's building public toilets and using poo power to pay for their […]

  • Supersonic ambitions
    Posted on November 13, 2017 at 5:54 pm

    Boom Supersonic boss Blake Scholl says new technology means supersonic flight has a commercial […]