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Bank vote hints at interest rate rise in May
UK rates remain unchanged at 0.5% but two Bank of England policymakers vote in favour of an increase.
Facebook warned 'enough is enough' by advertisers
Trade body ISBA is meeting with the embattled social networking firm following a data breach.
UK passports 'to be made in France after Brexit'
The existing UK manufacturer says it will be replaced by a Franco-Dutch one after Brexit.
Supermarkets drive retail sales higher in February
Retail trade have beaten expectations but the Beast from the East may stamp out growth.
Trump set to announce China sanctions after IP probe
The White House argues that China encourages the theft or transfer of intellectual property.
Uber self-driving crash: Footage shows moment before impact
Police release footage of the moments leading up to a crash involving a self-driving car in Arizona.
Tesla boss Elon Musk's $2.6bn pay day
Shareholders have approved a deal that could award shares worth billions to Tesla's chief executive.
New Look to axe 1,000 jobs and 60 stores
Lenders to the struggling fashion retailer agree a restructuring plan in a bid to stay afloat.
Time owner plans sale and 1,000 layoffs
The Iowa company that purchased Time in January plans to sell the firm's namesake publication.
Fed announces US rate increase
The US central bank signals growing confidence that US tax cuts and spending will boost the economy.
Facebook's Zuckerberg speaks out over Cambridge Analytica 'breach'
The Facebook chief admits there was a "breach of trust" and vows to tackle misuse of personal data.
Technology giants face European 'digital tax' blow
Firms such as Facebook and Google may be forced to pay 3% of their EU digital revenues.
Household squeeze shows signs of easing as wages rise
Earnings rose by 2.6% in the three months to January as the jobless rate ticked lower.
Carpetright seeks to close stores in rescue plan
Flooring retailer plans store closures in a bid to battle "unsustainable" rental costs.
Advertisers 'nervous' to be associated with Facebook
Big advertisers are wary about working with Facebook after its recent data scandal, says M&C Saatchi founding director David Kershaw.
Culture Secretary: Passport procurement process not complete
Culture Secretary says procurement process for replacement passports post-Brexit is not yet complete.
De La Rue boss says passport decision 'shocking'
He tells BBC Breakfast losing the post-Brexit passport printing contract was a shock.
Video shows fatal Uber crash
A newly-released video shows the moments leading up to a crash involving a self-driving car in Arizona.
'Black people are not seen in commercials'
Michelle Fernandes launched her own fashion brand because she wasn't being given opportunities by her employers.
Why tech giants 'don't pay enough tax' in EU
The bloc's tax system was designed for companies with a physical presence, not digital businesses, says Pierre Moscovici, the EU's economics affairs commissioner.
'Zombie firms' at risk with expected US rate rise
Firms that are scraping by on interest payments could be hurt by a rise in the US interest rate.
Street2Boardroom enters the corporate world
Entrepreneur who wants skills learned on the streets to become legitimate business use links up with multimillion pound firm.
YouTube gun ban drives bloggers to PornHub
The video-sharing site has banned videos that show people how to manufacture or modify guns.
Blurred Lines: Marvin Gaye's family keeps $5m payout
A US court upholds a ruling that Robin Thicke copied one of Gaye's songs on his hit Blurred Lines.
As we build more robots, more people will be needed to manage them, and they may not all be advanced engineers.
Black Brazilians face higher levels of unemployment, lower salaries and get fewer managerial jobs.
Where time is slow
Switzerland's famous small watchmakers and craftsmen hope the industry's sales slump is coming to an end.
Test tube meat
The sci-fi food of the future could change the way we eat forever, and it is going to be up to food designers to convince us it's not just an acquired taste.
The world's biggest watch show opens this week with the Swiss industry hoping a recent sales crunch is over.
A project in Kenya is teaching boys how to intervene to stop sexual violence
From Cape Town to Cairo
Africa is hoping to agree a free trade deal encompassing the whole continent - but can it be done?
If you want a job that rides the wave of the future, get hired by a firm that combats cyber-threats, says the BBC's Mark Ward.
Tapping or talking
The spoken web is becoming more established in the home. But will it catch on elsewhere?
Ian McIntosh saved the driving school from near-collapse - but is it protected against future shocks?
High stakes game
As regulators toughen their stance, UK betting firms face a more challenging business climate.
Single people pay more for holidays, living costs and car insurance - but there are some benefits too.
Adapt or die
In the first of our Future of Work series, we look at how new tech could change our working lives.
'Ambulance to the future'
Freezing the deceased in the hope of one day reviving them could become a mainstream service, advocates say.
Up to a million people are employed around the world as professional shoppers for clients in China.
As the fight against plastic pollution gains momentum, firms are tackling the issue in different ways.
The Treasury is seeking views about the future of our coins - but what uses do 1p and 2p pieces have?
Talking about failure is taboo in Germany, and it could be holding business back.
How Mexican entrepreneur Ixchel Anaya launched a reusable nappies business that exports around the globe.
The money sent home by migrant workers is relied up on by schools in El Salvador
China's tech transformation proceeds apace, but with it comes more digital monitoring and control.
When a serious knee injury ended Greg Cox's rugby career, it set him on the path to becoming a multi-millionaire entrepreneur.
The Spring Budget was the most important economic statement of the year, but then it moved to the autumn.
Seven years after a nuclear meltdown rocked the world's third largest economy, we speak to those still dealing with the devastation.
Weekly spending on UK pets has risen by 31% in two years. Here are some of the more unusual wares on sale at Crufts.
Since cars were invented, people have dreamed about making them fly. So why haven't they taken off?
'I founded a bank'
On International Women's Day, meet Anne Boden, the Swansea tech entrepreneur who founded her own bank.