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Trade war a reality, French finance minister warns

Bruno Le Maire accuses the US of using "the law of the jungle" with unilateral tariffs

Retailer profit warnings double in year, says EY

The retail sector has been hit by rising costs and subdued spending, says EY report.

UKTV: Dave and Gold among channels dropped by Virgin Media

About 4m households will no longer be able to watch shows such as Taskmaster and Red Dwarf.

Ryanair customers urged to claim compensation

The Civil Aviation Authority says airlines must give customers two-weeks notice or pay compensation.

How Netflix went from pioneer to powerhouse

Netflix started as a mail order DVD service, but it's now admired and feared by the biggest media firms.

Dominic Raab: We can get Brexit deal done by October

But preparations have begun in case negotiations end without agreement, Brexit secretary says.

Fur sales: MPs call for consultation to ban real fur

Poor labelling means real fur is being sold in the High Street and online as fake fur, MPs say.

India scraps tampon tax after campaign

The government introduced a 12% levy on sanitary products last year, sparking outrage.

PayPoint: Energy payments fixed for customers

Terminals across the UK went down on Saturday but the company says the issue is now resolved.

Smart meters to cut energy bills by just £11, say MPs

MPs say smart meters will not deliver expected savings and their rollout will not meet a deadline.

Fiat Chrysler replaces CEO Sergio Marchionne for health reasons

Sergio Marchionne, 66, is replaced after suffering complications from shoulder surgery.

Landlords in legal challenge to House of Fraser rescue

In a legal challenge landlords say they have been unfairly treated in the rescue deal for House of Fraser.

Six ways China could retaliate in a trade war

With the US President suggesting tariffs could hit $500bn of goods, China could retaliate in several ways.

Holidaymakers hit as pound falls

Britons heading abroad are seeing the poorest exchange rates for nine months.

Trump 'ready' to tax all Chinese imports

The US president says he is prepared to slap tariffs on all $500bn of imports from China.

Ryanair pilot strike to continue next week

The Irish low-cost airline is facing a series of walkouts by staff over working conditions.

UK government borrowing at 11-year low

Public sector borrowing between April and June fell to the lowest level since 2007.

Cadbury's Dairy Milk to offer low-sugar version

A new version of the famous bar will have almost a third less sugar, the owner of Cadbury announces

US faces retaliation if car tariffs go ahead

The US is considering tariffs on foreign cars but the EU, Mexico and Canada say they would retaliate.

James Packer: Australia tycoon quits boards amid focus on health

James Packer retreats from business life after a tumultuous period that affected him psychologically.

Poundworld to disappear from the High Street

The collapse means all 335 stores will have closed by 10 August with the loss of 5,100 jobs.

Japan's Kobe Steel indicted over quality scandal

Kobe Steel, which is Japan's third-largest steelmaker, first admitted to the wrongdoing last year.

Comcast likely to be new owner of Sky

The US cable TV giant Comcast is likely to be the new owner of Sky after a lengthy takeover battle.

Trump criticises US central bank's interest rate rises

Mr Trump says he is "not happy" with rising interest rates which he argues put the US at a disadvantage.

Kitty Hawk Flyer: 'A big drone that a human can fit in'

A look inside the Kitty Hawk Flyer, a new flying car from the firm backed by Google's Larry Page.

Teaching the elite to fly helicopters

State of the art airborne classrooms to help test pilots perfect their helicopter flying skills.

Business booming for giant cargo planes

$7tn of goods travel by air every year. Much of it goes in the hold of normal airliners. But for those big, awkward loads, something rather larger is required.

Formula 1: The tech driving the races

BBC Click gets exclusive behind-the-scenes access to the technology behind F1.

Holiday credit card charges - and how to avoid them

Britons on holiday spend £1bn a year on fees when using their credit and debit cards abroad. There are ways round it, as Simon Gompertz explains.

The perilous search for 'Himalayan Viagra'

More valuable than gold, Yarsagumba fungus is only found in the Himalayas above 3,000 metres.

'Don't be do-gooders. Do things'

Cafédirect boss John Steel says his firm is not "here to be do-gooders, we're here to do things".

The self-driving car that's 50 years old

A self-driving car has become the first to make it round the Goodwood race circuit.

Mortgage misery

Excessive lending before the Financial Crisis has left many homeowners at risk of having their homes repossessed

Especially for you

Thanks to the internet, having clothes made to fit you is becoming increasingly affordable.

Boomless speed

Three firms are vying to be the first to reintroduce commercial supersonic flight in the next decade.

Eyes on the skies

Farnborough Airshow in pictures: The big, the fast, the noisy.

Unlikely partners?

Israel may be a big ally of the US, but it is moving ahead with ever more business deals with China.

Rose gold rising

Rose gold clothes, shoes, furniture, cars, weddings - why is this colour still so popular?

Bright as a Button

A student racing car competition wants to tackle a global shortage of recruits into engineering.

Emotional surveillance

How facial recognition is being used to identify suspects in crowds and spot suspicious behaviour.

Chinese whispers

Two Chinese companies are implicated in the scandal around the Malaysian investment fund, 1MDB.

'It was pretty crazy'

Drew Houston and Arash Ferdowsi had never met before they teamed up to launch cloud storage giant Dropbox.

No affordable homes?

More money is now available for people who want to develop affordable housing in their local area.

Shedding pounds

With ever-more money being spent on fitness, BBC News asks who spends most and what is it spent on?

Active defence

How firms are using cutting-edge techniques to stop cyber criminals breaching their networks.

Beauty queen

Kylie Jenner is not old enough to drink alcohol in the US yet, but is worth almost $1bn.

Tariff battle

After the US imposes tariffs on $34bn of goods from China, the BBC looks at President Trump's move.

Trading places

President Trump vows to move quickly on a UK trade deal after Brexit - but the reality is more complex.

Playing Chequers

The UK government is due to set out its plans for the country's post-Brexit relationship with the EU. What do we know so far?

Korea lesson

The popularity of K-pop is driving a global boom in learning the Korean language.

Ground breaking tech

Virtual reality, drones and automation are making mining safer and more productive.

Citroën CEO: ‘Directors' egos can be a bit like four-year-olds’

Linda Jackson is the first female and first British CEO of French carmaker Citroën.

'One of the lucky ones'

Simplyhealth chief executive Romana Adbin didn't let the lasting impact of polio hold her back.

From podium to boardroom

David Coulthard swapped the high-powered world of Formula 1 for a new career path in the media and business.

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