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Amazon's one-day delivery ad banned as 'misleading'

The UK advertising regulator received 280 complaints about the online giant's one-day delivery claim.

Chief executive pay jumps 11% to almost £4m last year

Chief executive pay rose much faster than for the wider workforce in 2017, a report has claimed.

Rail fares rises: Grayling pleads with unions and train firms

Chris Grayling asks the industry to use a lower inflation measure for future fare and wage increases.

Card payment problems at Marks & Spencer

The retailer says it's having a problem accepting card payments in a quarter of its stores.

Tinder's founders and former boss sue dating app owners

Tinder's owners are accused of undervaluing it, cheating executives out of shares worth billions.

Homebase plans to close 42 stores and cut 1,500 jobs

The struggling DIY retailer has struck a rescue deal with its creditors and landlords.

UK unemployment at lowest since 1975

Jobless total falls to 1.36 million in the three months to June - the lowest for more than 40 years.

Mike Ashley vows to keep most House of Fraser stores open

Sports Direct founder says "you can hold my feet to the fire" on his pledge to retain most of the 59 outlets.

Turkey lira: Ankara to boycott US electronic goods

President Erdogan responds after US sanctions put Turkey's weak currency into freefall.

Tesla directors: 'No formal proposal' to take company private

A special committee is being formed to discuss any plans by founder Elon Musk to take the firm private.

Royal Mail fined record £50m by Ofcom

Whistl is seeking damages after Royal Mail is found to have abused its dominant market position.

Sir Peter Wood makes £360m from esure sale

Founder of the insurer will reinvest £50m and stay as chairman with new owners Bain Capital.

Pension scam victims 'lost £91,000 each'

Regulators are launching a new campaign aimed at alerting people to the dangers posed by fraudsters.

Monster Hunter World sales yanked by China

The Chinese publisher of Monster Hunter World is forced to stop selling the monster-slaying game.

Vienna ranked as most liveable city in the world

It's the first time a European city has topped the rankings of the Economist Intelligence Unit survey.

Fortnite used by company for job interviews

An advertising agency is conducting job interviews in the video game Fortnite.

Venezuela crisis: Maduro to curb fuel subsidies

Venezuela's president says prices must rise to stop fuel smugglers cheating the country of millions.

US pushes back on foreign takeover deals

The US has strengthened its power to review and block business deals, with an eye to China.

Sainsbury's supermarket goes 'till-free'

The retail giant is running a trial in one store where shoppers scan items and pay with their phone.

Rail fares predicted to rise 3.5% next year

Wednesday's inflation figures will be used to determine the rise in rail fares from January.

Electronics boss: 'You need to think 10 years ahead'

Electronics boss Simon Shen says firms should think how people may be living in 10 years' time.

Working mums: 'We're too tough on ourselves'

We ask three women about the challenges of being a working mum.

Cancer survivor grabs Instagram opportunity

Adeline is a cancer survivor in north-east India who started posting creative Instagram videos as a hobby, and now earns money from it.

What do Indians make of Ikea?

Ikea has opened its first store in India. So what do locals make of it?

Can you speed-read these news stories?

The BBC is experimenting with a way of delivering the news more quickly.

'The Hunger Games inspired me to become a make-up artist'

Seventeen-year-old Lila Childs says the Hunger Games films inspired her to become a make-up artist.

How knocking on doors got this kid a job

Reggie Nelson was fed up with being left behind as the world went by so he decided to knock on the doors of the wealthy when his luck changed.

Ikea's plans to woo India

Swedish furniture giant Ikea has opened its first store in India, located in the southern city of Hyderabad.

Charging ahead

From battery-powered trucks to Formula E racing cars, electric vehicles are going mainstream around the world.

Drying fruit and veg

Has a 23-year-old engineering student come up with an invention that could tackle food waste problems?

'We never will'

How Jen Atkinson managed to transform the fortunes of holiday business Inspiring Travel Company.

Roaming charges

Will Brits be able to use their mobile phones in Europe after Brexit without paying extra?


Department store chain House of Fraser has finally lost its battle to stay afloat. So what went wrong?

Art alive

How augmented reality is giving artworks and exhibitions new dimensions.

'It was attempted homicide'

A key reason for Trump's tariffs on China's exports is anger at the theft of US company secrets, but will the Chinese now clean up their act?

19 years not out

As England and India players prepare for the second Test at Lord's there is a wrangle rumbling away not far from their feet.

Pound fears

The pound's value may be falling, but there are still some ways you can get more bang for your er... quid.

Help! Cyber-attack!

There's a right way and a wrong way to deal with cyber-attack. How does this fictional company do?

Freed by football

Football tournaments in Northern Kenya are helping hundreds of girls break from child marriage, early pregnancy and female genital mutilation.

'Everybody's watching you'

How departing PepsiCo boss Indra Nooyi became one of the world's most powerful corporate bosses.

Cleaning up

How the co-founder of Fantastic Services shook up the "chaotic" home services market.

Reality Check

Consumers are being asked not to waste water, but how much do water companies waste through leakage?

Keys to success

Apple has become the world's first $1 trillion company. We look at the factors behind its success.

The banker beast

The play that takes you on a journey into the financial crisis - and immerses you in it.

Will savings rates go up?

We have selected eight questions about the interest rate rise from BBC News website readers to answer.

Summer jobs

Your stories and experiences of summer jobs.

Sky farmers

Drones are now delivering pesticides, fertilisers and crop monitoring to farms around the world.

High walls

Brazil's protectionist policies have fostered national champions - but the walls are coming down.

Eating into profits

"No-shows" from online bookings are hurting restaurant profits, but eateries are fighting back.

The rate-setters

Two former members of the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee explain the voting process.

Light saver

As a child, herder Richard Turere invented a device to stop lions killing cattle but who benefited?

Fast fashion

We asked major labels if they destroyed their excess stock. They weren't all forthcoming.

Swooning to success

How a shipping container full of French armchairs paved the way for online furniture store Swoon.

Going solo

With the number of self-employed workers on the rise, BBC News asks why we're seeing this trend.

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