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Amanda Staveley loses High Court fight with Barclays over damages

A businesswoman who sued Barclays for hundreds of millions loses court case, but judge accuses bank of "deceit".

British Airways owner IAG calls for digital health passes

IAG, which owns British Airways and Iberia, makes a record loss after the pandemic grounds flights.

Budget 2021: 'My benefits top-up is a lifeline - don't take it away'

A benefits top-up to help the poor survive lockdown is due to end - unless it is extended at the Budget.

Covid: 'Our 10 days of hotel quarantine are finally over'

South African Wiehann Meyer, who recently travelled to London, kept a video diary of his experience in hotel quarantine.

UK car production slumps by a quarter in January

The UK produced 27% fewer cars than a year ago, the worst January figure for over a decade.

Nightclubs eye June reopening but can they survive?

Clubs have been closed for almost a year but what will the clubbing experience be like when they reopen?

Freeports: What are they and will they make the UK money?

Rishi Sunak thinks the low-tax zones will boost struggling parts of the UK - but not everyone agrees.

Pets at Home says lockdown pet bonanza will bring even higher profits

The retailer raises its profits forecast yet again as demand for pet products continues to soar.

Blyth 'gigafactory': Ex-offenders offered chance at car battery plant

The electric car battery plant will be the biggest industrial investment in the North East for years.

Budget 2021: Support pubs by cutting beer duty, say Conservative MPs

Cheaper beer could support struggling pubs MPs argue, but alcohol awareness campaigners are opposed.

Pokémon at 25: Rare cards trade for big money

Rare cards based on the popular Japanese video game and cartoons are regularly fetching six figures.

Airbnb predicts 'significant' travel rebound

But the booking platform warns it is still too early to predict how many travellers will return in 2021.

Mr Potato Head to lose "Mr" title in gender-neutral rebrand

The toy's maker, Hasbro, says it will drop the "Mr" to "promote gender equality and inclusion".

Vauxhall: Talks over fate of Ellesmere Port plant 'productive'

The owner of the Ellesmere Port factory, which employs about 1,000 workers, is in talks with the government.

Get used to fewer trains, says rail body

Around one in 10 rail services should be cut while passenger numbers remain low, says Network Rail.

Coronavirus: EU urged to adopt 'vaccine passports'

Greece and Austria want coronavirus-free tourists this summer, but other EU states have concerns.

HMRC letters question Covid self-employment support grant claims

About 11,000 people will receive letters questioning whether they should have claimed the money.

Budget 2021: BBC editors on what to expect

BBC editors Faisal Islam and Simon Jack tell us what Chancellor Rishi Sunak might have in store.

The disabled influencers making their mark on social media

Brands are starting to embrace social media influencers with disabilities to target the "purple pound".

The colourful fridges popping up on American streets

Local communities in the US have come up with a novel way to help feed those going hungry.

Have Australians fallen out of love with Sydney and Melbourne?

Figures show Australians are moving out of the large cities in search of a better quality of life.

CEO Secrets: 'My billion pound company has no HR department'

Greg Jackson, founder and CEO of Octopus Energy, explains why he doesn't need a human resources team.

The video call apps linking home workers with strangers

A number of tech firms are connecting people working from home with strangers via video calls.

'Coins can inspire people to look into the past'

BBC News website readers share their old coin collections and the stories behind them.

Singapore vending machines now dispense salmon, crab and even cacti

The city state has a dizzying array of vending machines, dispensing everything from cacti to pizza.

Is business the 'path to peace' in the Middle East?

How peace between Israel and the UAE and Bahrain is reshaping business and the region's alliances.

The search widens for hot rocks that provide power

Geothermal power projects have seen a surge of investment as countries encourage renewable energy.

'Clothes should float in and out of our lives'

The companies that are adopting a "circular economy" model to doing business.

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