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RBS profit jumps as costs fall

Royal Bank of Scotland reports a profit of £792m for the first three months of the year.

Car park penalty tickets at record high

Management firms issue 5.65m notices to British drivers in a year, according to the RAC Foundation.

Amazon's sales surge and profits double

The online retailer beat expectations with a 43% rise in revenues during the first quarter.

Rail passengers suffer 'misery', say MPs

Public Accounts Committee says people are paying for a franchising model that doesn't work.

Australia's Crown casino fined for 'blanking' slot machines

Crown casino's penalty for slot machine tampering may be the largest of its kind, advocates say.

TSB chaos: 'We are on our knees,' says boss

But the bank's chief tells the BBC it will "come back fighting” after more than six days of IT chaos.

Poundworld adds to retail gloom

The discount retailer is exploring a restructure which could put up to 1,500 jobs at risk.

Waterstones bookshop chain sold to Elliott Advisors

The bookshop chain, which has 283 outlets, is snapped up by investment firm Elliott Advisors.

Wembley: Football Association offered £900m to sell national football stadium

The Football Association receives an offer to sell Wembley Stadium, in a deal understood to be worth £900m.

Facebook's Zuckerberg faces formal summons from MPs

A parliamentary committee says evidence from Facebook's chief technology officer was unsatisfactory.

Lionel Messi wins fight to register himself as trademark

A European court rules after a seven-year legal fight that the football superstar can trademark his name.

Deutsche Bank plans 'significant' job cuts

Germany's biggest lender is to scale back its corporate and investment banking operations.

Sugar tax revolt: Meet the Ribena stockpilers

Some people hate the new Ribena so much, they've started to stockpile the last "classic" bottles.

Meet people who review Facebook's reported content

'Laura' worked as a content reviewer for Facebook. She describes some of the terrible things she saw.

TSB boss Paul Pester says bank is on its knees over IT chaos

Paul Pester told BBC Radio 5 live that the ongoing chaos has been 'unacceptable'.

How to Hanami: Chasing Japan's cherry blossom season

Japan's cherry blossom festival is a short-lived spring experience that draws millions of visitors.

Can tariffs really save an industry?

As trade tariff controversies continue, US pencil-makers say levies on Chinese imports saved their businesses.

The senior citizens taking on coding

In Singapore, senior citizens are learning how to code computer programs on training courses designed to modernise skills and keep older brains sharp.

'I shouldn't have to police Facebook'

Martin Lewis is taking Facebook to court because of fake adverts showing his face.

Brexit: Five steps to understanding the EU customs union

Five steps to understanding it, ahead of a symbolic vote on the issue this week.

Video game loot boxes declared illegal under Belgium gambling laws

The Belgium Gaming Commission finds video game loot boxes violate its gambling legislation.

Galileo: UK plan to launch rival to EU sat-nav system

The UK is looking at its own sat-nav system if the EU locks it out of Galileo because of Brexit.

Coal to solar

One Chinese firm has transformed a mining disaster area into the world's biggest floating solar farm.

Cut-price genes

Low-cost genetic testing coupled with health data analysis is promising to transform medicine.

Teenage money mule

One young woman tells the BBC how she let her bank account be used for money-laundering scam.

#MeToo at work

How companies deal with cases of sexual harassment in the workplace is being scrutinised like never before.

Where's the beef?

The meat industry, a major contributor to CO2 emissions and deforestation, is facing competition.

Makeup makeover

Australian entrepreneurship Jo Horgan turned a love of makeup into 87-strong chain of cosmetics stores.

Brazilian saga

Brazil's Odebrecht scandal is one of the biggest corporate corruption cases in history.

Three-way fight

Once synonymous with cheap flights and pre-breakfast pints - is Stansted Airport about to become glamorous?

Race management

This weekend's London Marathon will make 90,000 compostable cups available for runners.

Solar sailing

How can you create public transport in the jungle without polluting it? The isolated Achuar peoples of Ecuador have created an ingenious solution.

Robo farmers

Farmers are working on robotic solutions due to a shortage of human workers to pick difficult crops.

Recession risk

The World Trade Organization faces challenges on two fronts that threaten the way it does business.

Heartbreak hotel

Chris Richardson's life fell apart after the bank took his hotel and sold it to its own property division.

Distraction tactics

What should parents say to teenagers who seem to be playing on their computers more than revising for exams?

Ninjas and nanobots

Is the fusion of biology and technology speeding us towards a synthetic future?

Tentative steps

The fitness tracking firm, co-founded by James Park, has been struggling in a more competitive market.

Braking news

Automatic braking systems could save 1,000 lives on the UK's roads over the next decade.

Coffee trends

Coffee in five charts: How coffee drinking varies around the world.

Bug hunters

Big rewards are available for hackers who can spot when websites have got their coding wrong.

Roadblock ahead?

A good Brexit deal will be vital to the continuing health of the UK car industry say observers.

Safe home

The Harry Potter author is running an international campaign to stop children being isolated in poor-quality institutions.

'600 apps had my data'

Data harvesting is a multi-billion dollar industry privacy campaigners believe is far too opaque.

Smoothie operator

Richard Reed, one of the co-founders of smoothie firm Innocent, looks back on the company's meteoric growth.

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