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Sir Philip Green to close 25 more Evans and Miss Selfridge stores

The latest closures by his struggling Arcadia empire will include mostly Evans and Miss Selfridge shops.

'I drive in the bus lane'

How Norway is persuading motorists to switch to electric cars.

What the Jamie's Italian collapse can teach rival chains

About 15 restaurants are closing each week across the UK.

Thames Water boss Steve Robertson steps down

The UK's largest water and waste water firm has struggled with leaks and falling profits.

Mothercare sales plunge as losses widen

The baby goods retailer says it is on a "sounder footing", even though UK sales fell nearly 9%.

Sir Philip Green told to fund Arcadia's pension deficit

The Topshop tycoon has been asked to put his own money into the firm's pension pot.

Felixstowe port death: Essex firm fined after worker killed

A 58-year-old man was killed when a hose violently whipped round and struck him.

Harvey Weinstein 'to settle with accusers for $44m'

The film producer reached a deal with women who say he sexually abused them, his lawyers tell media.

UK retail sales stall in April

The ONS said sales were flat in April, as clothing sales offset declines in other sectors.

Facebook plans to launch 'GlobalCoin' currency in 2020

The social media giant is planning to set up a crypto-currency in around 12 countries by early 2020.

Stagecoach takes legal action over West Coast franchise

Stagecoach and its partners were disqualified from running three rail franchises last month.

Trump says Huawei could be part of trade deal

Huawei could feature in a US-China trade pact despite being "very dangerous", says the US president.

US regulators defend 737 Max actions

The Federal Aviation Administration tells the BBC it didn't have the information needed to ground the planes.

Huawei: China warns of investment blow to UK over 5G ban

A top Chinese diplomat tells the BBC there could be "substantial" repercussions if the UK bars Huawei.

Facebook: Another three billion fake profiles culled

Mark Zuckerberg hits back at calls to break up Facebook, as it reveals it removed a record number of hateful posts.

Markets dip as US-China trade war spooks investors

Investors get the jitters as tensions rise between the US and China.

I entrusted my pension to German builders

A property group that borrowed millions has not paid some people back, a BBC investigation finds.

Feeling the impact of Trump's foreign worker squeeze

US firms say President Trump has made it harder to hire the skilled foreign workers they need.

Netball counts down to World Cup 'summer of excitement'

The 2019 Netball World Cup can boost the game on and off the court, and build on England's 2018 Commonwealth Games success.

What have economists been getting wrong?

Evan Davis explains how the field of economics is asking itself some tough questions.

What went wrong at Jamie's Italian?

Stretched staff, cavernous premises and the curse of the coupon.

British Steel collapse: the role of Greybull Capital

The secretive investment firm also owned Monarch Airlines and Comet.

How computing's first 'killer app' changed everything

Technology reshapes the workplace in much subtler ways than simply robots stealing jobs.

Are barcodes the way to protect dementia patients?

How technology and community support is keeping people with dementia in Japan safe.

The pun-loving computer programs that write adverts

AI-powered advertising copywriters are coming, but can they be taught to be as inventive as humans?

'The bullying got worse and worse and I snapped'

How a troubled childhood gave investor Guy Hands the drive to succeed in life.

What are the EU rules about state aid?

What does the EU say about state aid and could Brexit make it easier?

How the humble brick built the world

Why bricks are still a vital building technology.

Are our weddings too white?

Why it might be time to rethink the way we celebrate as more couples come from diverse backgrounds.

The doctor who invented 18 medical devices

Professionals are finding holes in the system and turning into entrepreneurs to fill gaps in the market.

The pistachios that need police protection

In Sicily, police are moving to stop criminals stealing the island's pistachios ahead of this year's harvest.

Hawksmoor wine mistake: How is any bottle worth £4,500?

Experts explain why wine can be priced at thousands of pounds, how it tastes, and who buys it.

What has happened to energy since privatisation?

What has happened to bills, profits and how the UK compares with the rest of the EU?

How the microscope became a million dollar idea

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

Tackling the world's single-use plastic problem

Tackling the world's single-use plastic problem

If a house was designed by machine, how would it look?

This house was designed using algorithms and machines. They chose complex, organic-looking forms.

PMQs: Corbyn and May on saving British Steel and jobs

Jeremy Corbyn says the government has "again failed our steel industry" with thousands of jobs at risk at British Steel and in its supply chain.

How Japan is keeping people with dementia safe

Each year in Japan thousands of elderly dementia sufferers go missing, but technology can now help.

Middlesbrough: Keeping the flames alive at final foundry

There is only one foundry left in Middlesbrough - the town once known as Ironopolis.

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