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Harley-Davidson to shift some bike production outside US

The motorcycle maker wants to avoid the "substantial" burden of retaliatory tariffs imposed by the EU.

Clarks boss resigns following investigation

Mike Shearwood is leaving the shoemaker after his conduct fell short of "expected behaviours".

Countrywide shares fall 20% on profit warning

The UK's largest estate agent group, Countrywide, expects lower profits amid a "subdued" market.

Uber tells court 'we needed to change' in London licence appeal

A court hearing is underway to decide if the taxi app firm is "fit and proper" to operate in London.

Maplin chain now completely closed

The BBC understands the 200-store electronics retailer has closed its last branch.

Morrisons brings back paper bags in latest fight against plastic

The supermarket will sell fruit and vegetables in paper bags as it tries to cut the use of plastics.

Cancer patients face 'absurd' travel insurance costs

Patients are struggling to find affordable travel insurance, long after any key treatment is finished.

Heathrow Airport: Boris Johnson defends missing runway vote

The foreign secretary, who is on a trip to Afghanistan, says resigning would "achieve nothing".

Voices of millions of UK taxpayers stored by HMRC

Privacy campaigners say 5.1 million Britons have had their voices stored without permission.

Business Brexit 'threats' are 'inappropriate' says Hunt

Jeremy Hunt responds to warnings by Airbus and BMW that UK investment could be hit.

Han Solo 'blaster' fetches $550,000 in New York

Actor Harrison Ford used the prop in the Star Wars film Return of the Jedi.

House prices tumble in seaside hot spots

The cost of buying a home in Sandbanks and Salcombe has fallen over the last year, research suggests.

East Coast train line back under public control

The government will run the service until a new public-private partnership is appointed in 2020.

Saudi Arabia job growth likely as woman driver ban ends

The Gulf kingdom will finally grant driving licences to women, but what will it mean for the economy?

How the Audi boss was finally emitted

Rupert Stadler, the boss of Volkswagen-owned Audi is being held in jail, finally engulfed by the emissions scandal that rocked the automotive giant in 2015

House of Fraser store closure plan backed

Creditors approve the retailer's rescue plan, which will close 31 stores and shed up to 6,000 jobs.

'You could die'

Jonathon Conant had never tried the flying trapeze until he turned 40. He has now dedicated his life to it.

'Don't be boring' says tote bag boss

'Don't be boring' says tote bag boss

Airbus: Jeremy Hunt criticises 'completely inappropriate threats'

The health and social care secretary criticises Airbus for warning it could leave the UK in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

How British is a Mini?

When it comes to symbols of British manufacturing, it doesn't get more iconic than this - but how British is the Mini?

What are tariffs and how do they affect us?

As a trade war becomes an increasing risk, how do governments use tariffs in international commerce?

How to shop in Birmingham's plastic-free supermarket

Reusable bags, bottles and containers are the key to success for these buyers in Birmingham.

Are we in for a beer shortage this summer?

Why beer, fizzy drinks and meat could be in short supply this summer in the UK.

The personal stylists helping out-of-work women

Smart Works charity offers styling and interview coaching for women who are struggling to find work.

Child of a commune

Stewart Butterfield's life as a Silicon Valley heavyweight is a world removed from his upbringing on a commune in remove Canada.

The high life

Treehouses are no longer just for children. Hotels and large companies are building structures for adult enthusiasts.

Driving a hard bargain

BBC News readers offer their, sometimes unexpected, suggestions for keeping premiums down.

Over the influence?

Unilever has taken a stand against 'influencers' who buy social media followers to game the system.

Solar persuaders

In India's desert state of Rajasthan, rural women are training as solar entrepreneurs, to bring power to those living off grid.

City living

How city centres once abandoned by residents became the UK's most desirable areas to live.

Mega mines

Prices may have fallen back over the past decade, but iron ore exports are still a key component of the Australian economy.

Trump trade row

Donald Trump's insistence that he needs to make trade more "fair" threatens to spark a global trade war.

Up in smoke

After a boom period, the UK's vaping shops face an uncertain future which could see many close.

Refugee or future surgeon?

On World Refugee Day, one Syrian girl talks about doing homework in a tent and her future ambitions.

Feeling the heat?

As demand for air conditioning goes through the roof, what are the implications for our planet?

Cancer and career

How one entrepreneur had to quit work to battle cancer, leaving his co-founder to grow their company on his own.

Tarot vs Trump

Tarot cards are growing in popularity as a way to cope with uncertain times.

What's it thinking?

"Deep learning" algorithms are becoming so complex their creators don't understand how they work.

Going underground

In order to protect crops from drought, flash floods and increasing temperatures, Bolivian farmers are moving their farms underground.

24 hours from Yorkshire

The 24 hour race at Le Mans is usually dominated by big car manufacturers. But this year smaller teams are in with a chance of victory.

Move aside Trump

Why South Korean TV shows - so-called K-dramas - are growing in popularity around the world.

Moana, Rapunzel and sport

The business model for women's sport can't merely be a smaller version of that found in men's sport.

Hidden writing

Cutting-edge tech is examining ancient manuscripts for earlier texts written below the surface.

Female unfriendly

How using off-putting language can mean people you want to apply for a job don't bother.

Discount crisis?

Does the collapse of Poundworld into administration suggest the day of the pound shop is over?

Glittering career

How US entrepreneur Kendra Scott set up and grew her eponymous jewellery company.

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