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EE and Virgin Media fined £13.3m for overcharging customers

The companies overcharged phone and broadband customers leaving their contracts early, Ofcom says.

Rolls-Royce boss says May's Brexit deal is better than no deal

The boss of engineering giant Rolls-Royce says politicians must get behind a "practical plan" for Brexit.

Search starts for next National Lottery operator

Gambling Commission wants next operator to maximise returns to good causes after Camelot's licence ends.

Properties 'taking longer to sell'

Sellers typically wait more than three months before their home goes under offer.

Japan Airlines tightens alcohol rules for pilots

The new safety measures follow a string of incidents and delayed flights due to intoxicated pilots.

Lion Air crash: Boeing sued by victim's family over aircraft design

A lawsuit is filed against the US manufacturer over an alleged design fault with its 737 Max jet.

Facebook accused of dark PR tactics

Facebook is embroiled in a new controversy over the tactics it used to discredit its critics.

Pound and UK shares hit by Brexit turmoil

Sterling falls more than 1.7% and shares in UK banks and housebuilders slump.

Manchester United revenues slip on fewer home games

The club said sales of matchday tickets and merchandise fell in the first quarter of the year.

Beyoncé buys out Ivy Park venture from Sir Philip Green

The Ivy Park gymwear brand is now 100% owned by Beyoncé's management company Parkwood.

Asda revival continues as sales rise again

The Walmart-owned supermarket reports its sixth consecutive quarterly increase in sales.

UK retail sales hit by mild autumn

Analysts say the worse than expected 0.5% fall in sales suggests shoppers are cutting back spending.

Brexit: Scottish fishing industry calls for clarity

Fishing leaders, skippers and traders are seeking more specifics on the draft agreement on leaving the EU.

Uber loss tops $1bn ahead of planned IPO next year

The ride-sharing firm's losses grew in the third quarter, with a slight rise in revenues and bookings.

Royal Mail profits more than halve

Boss says performance has been disappointing but vows to continue cutting costs and improving productivity.

Brexit agreement: What does the 585-page document say?

The BBC's Adam Fleming takes a brief look at what's in the 585-page Brexit agreement document.

UK toymakers unveil their Christmas wish-list

The UK's toymakers unveil what they hope will be this year's most sought-after Christmas presents.

Will superfast 5G mobile be worth it?

Superfast 5G mobile promises lots of benefits, but will it be worth the money?

Australia animals: Making 'baby formula' for native wildlife

Wombaroo develops species-specific formulas to feed injured and orphaned wildlife.

Purple Tuesday: 'Embarrassment' of going shopping in a wheelchair

Holly Greader from Cardiff tells the BBC what going shopping is like for her as a wheelchair user.

Tech boss: 'Get trust right and you will succeed'

Technology incubator CEO Ben Brabyn says if new firms can gain customers' trust, they'll succeed.

What do tampons and WWI have in common?

Tampons, drones and more surprising innovations from World War One that changed the world.

Gracie: Pay discrimination 'embedded' in our culture

Carrie Gracie, who quit as the BBC's China editor in protest over being paid less than her male peers, says pay discrimination is embedded in our culture.

Hockney painting breaks auction record for living artist

The price of Portrait of an Artist (Pool with Two Figures) is the highest for a living artist.

Parents spending heavily on mystery toys

The UK toy sector banks on the surge in Christmas sales of "surprise" collectable toys after a troubled year.

How 'miniature suns' could provide cheap, clean energy

Is much-heralded nuclear fusion finally ready to fulfil its promise of abundant energy for all?

'How Amazon helped me transition to a woman'

Sophie Roberts is a software developer at the tech giant who came out at work in October.

The battle of the Christmas adverts: what's the magic formula?

From John Lewis' tear-jerker to Iceland's palm oil campaign - what makes a great Christmas ad?

Brexit: A guide to where we are

Theresa May has agreed a draft Brexit deal with Brussels. What happens now?

Should we pay people for donating blood?

Worldwide sales of blood plasma are increasingly strongly, but is it ethically right that people should be paid to donate it?

The people with more stuff than they have room for

What is driving the rapid growth in self-storage across the UK?

University 'not for people like us'

The winner of a big education prize grew up thinking poor families like his could not go to university.

Have 'non-traditional' advent calendars peaked already?

Calendars featuring gifts like cosmetics or wine have become a huge hit, but are there too many of them?

Can listening to bees help save them - and us?

Scientists hope artificial intelligence will gives us more insights into bee health and behaviour.

'Shopping can be so embarrassing for me'

Why retailers need to be doing more for their disabled customers.

'Most of us hate haggling for a new car'

Entrepreneur James Hind came up with the idea for his £15m website Carwow because he realised how much people dislike buying cars.

My Brexit box: The people stockpiling food

Are people right to be worried about the availability of certain foods when the UK leaves the EU?

Would you ask your colleagues what they earn?

It might make you feel uncomfortable, but it could pave the way to more equal pay, say campaigners.

Could these balls help reduce plastic pollution?

Microplastics have swamped our ecosystem. Can tech help prevent them entering our water systems?

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