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Sky: Comcast outbids Fox with £30bn bid for broadcaster

US cable giant wins rare blind auction process set by the UK's Takeover Panel with £30bn offer.

Co-op to replace plastic bags with compostable carriers

The supermarket chain says the new biodegradable bags will be brought in at 1,400 of its stores.

Petrol prices could fall by £1.50 a tank, says the AA

Fuel prices are at a four-year high, but the AA says a supermarket price war could lower costs.

Is this the secret to High Street success?

Could we learn something from how one town has managed to improve its High Street?

Minimum wage: Workers underpaid by record £15.6m

Some 200,000 workers missed out on being paid at least the minimum wage rate in the past year.

Goldman Sachs wants your piggy bank

The "giant vampire squid" will target the UK savings market next week - but will it be a damp squib?

Pound falls after May's Brexit statement

Sterling's slide deepens after the Prime Minister's comments renew fears of a no-deal Brexit.

NatWest, RBS and Ulster Bank say online banking glitch 'resolved'

Customers of NatWest, RBS and Ulster Bank were unable to access their accounts online for hours.

Government borrowing jumps to £6.8bn in August

Borrowing rose by more than expected following subdued tax receipts and an increase in spending.

Uber-Deliveroo 'talks' hit Just Eat's share price

The food delivery firm's shares drop to a one-year low on reports Uber is mulling a bid for Deliveroo.

Moss Bros shares dive on profit warning

The men's tailoring company says the hot weather and World Cup hit sales over the summer.

Ex-BHS boss Dominic Chappell loses pensions conviction appeal

Judge says Dominic Chappell gave "entirely unbelievable" evidence in the Crown Court hearing.

Australian strawberries: Why would someone hide a needle in fruit?

Criminologists explore a food safety scare in Australia, and what could be motivating copycats.

Italy opens probe into Ryanair hand luggage charges

The airline's new Italian luggage charges may amount to unfair commercial practice, a watchdog says.

Evans Cycles seeks new owner amid cash crunch

The bike store chain needs fresh funding as it struggles with tough trading conditions.

Women 'half as likely' as men to start a business

Treasury says "unfair obstacles" may be blocking female entrepreneurs as it launches a review.

Wells Fargo to reduce workforce by up to 10%

The bank expects to reduce staff by 5% to 10% over three years, affecting some 26,000 workers.

US imposes sanctions on China for buying Russian weapons

Beijing is being penalised for buying Russian combat jets and surface-to-air missiles.

How the fridge became a million dollar idea

The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst explains how the fridge became a million dollar idea.

Uber Eats drivers block streets in pay protest

Uber Eats drivers are staging protests over changes to their payment structure, claiming rates for every delivery had been reduced without agreement.

GoPro Hero 7 stabilisation put to the test

How does the GoPro Hero 7 compare to last year's model - and can it turn the company around?

From Belgium to the UK, the journey of an alloy wheel

From Belgium to Swindon in under eight hours, the journey of an alloy wheel.

Train delays: Who is in charge of the railways?

Chief Executive of the Rail Delivery Group says the industry need changing.

India's only self-made female billionaire

Self-made billionaire Kiran Mazumdar Shaw shares her secrets for succeeding in a man's world.

Chris Grayling: Passengers were let down

Transport secretary says he will work to make the system better to avoid a repeat of the timetabling problems that caused mass cancellations on the railways over the summer.

Tesco opens new Jack's discount store

Supermarket group Tesco launches the first outlet of its discount Jack's chain.

Sony unveils mini PlayStation Classic console

Tekken 3 and Ridge Racer are among the titles on Sony's new miniature PlayStation.

IBM launches tool aimed at detecting AI bias

IBM is launching software which will monitor algorithms in real time and highlight how they make decisions.

How do you solve catastrophic hyperinflation?

What could Venezuela's government learn from these five historic cases of hyperinflation?

How China's GPS 'rival' Beidou is plotting to go global

China's Beidou is being used in everything from ploughing to precision missiles, but can it go global?

Trump's tariffs putting the squeeze on the Midwest

Companies in the US state of Wisconsin show how President Trump's trade war with China is continuing to hurt.

'Why sheep are important to my wine bar'

Sheep farmers fear a no-deal Brexit could have a "devastating" impact on rural market towns.

The secret life of a female bodyguard

Jacquie Davis, the UK's first female bodyguard, talks about hostage rescues and undercover surveillance.

Hologram phone calls - sci-fi or serious possibility?

With 5G, experts say we could enjoy virtual reality in HD on our mobiles and even project holographics.

Will we ever get self-healing smartphones?

How likely is it that we will see mobile phones that use self-healing materials any time soon?

The chef using 60,000-year-old recipes

A top chef says his awards are owed to learning skills from indigenous Australian recipes and ingredients.

Why do billionaires want to own the news?

Salesforce founder's purchase of Time magazine is the latest example of moguls buying news outlets.

The weird and wonderful life of Elon Musk

Elon Musk has found success with PayPal and Tesla - and has a colourful private life to match.

'I dialled into work and prayed my baby wouldn't wake up'

Winning flexible working hours can bring a new set of major problems, a survey finds.

The rise of the payment app: 'I hardly use cash any more'

Person-to-person payment apps are rising fast in popularity around the world, but are they safe?

Tackling food waste in Nigeria with an app

Nigerian tech entrepreneur Oscar Ekponimo has invented an app which will help cut down on food waste.

'People thought we were interns but we were in charge'

Jamie Beaton and Sharndre Kushor, founders of popular online tutoring business Crimson Education, say their young age can confuse people.

The Bezos backlash: Is 'big philanthropy' a charade?

The Amazon founder has pledged to donate $2bn, but critics say he should pay Amazon workers more instead.

The day Lehman Brothers went under

The BBC talked to people involved about their memories of the bank's collapse on 15 September 2008.

Can the city of pizza reinvent itself as a tech hub?

How a city best known for pizza, football and crime is embracing tech to revive its fortunes.

Will 'Never knowingly undersold' kill John Lewis?

John Lewis Partnership is under pressure to question the slogan that arguably defines its business model.

The UK's growing tech trade ties with Israel

As the UK looks at developing more trade deals outside the EU after Brexit, its increasing ties with Israel could provide the model.

Who's winning the race to offer superfast 5G?

China, the US and the UK are all vying to dominate the market for next-generation mobile networks.

The magic number when it comes to composting

More and more packaging is claiming to be "biodegradable" or "compostable", but what does that really mean?

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