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BBC News - Business

03/20/2018 11:11 AM
Real men
A project in Kenya is teaching boys how to intervene to stop sexual violence

03/20/2018 11:10 AM
Still ticking
The world's biggest watch show opens this week with the Swiss industry hoping a recent sales crunch is over.

03/20/2018 11:05 AM
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.

03/20/2018 09:03 AM
Toyota suspends US driverless car tests after fatal Uber accident
The car giant cited the "emotional effect" of a recent accident in Arizona involving an Uber autonomous vehicle.

03/20/2018 08:07 AM
Bumble swipes back at Tinder owner Match in patent spat
Bumble, which was started by former Tinder executives, has responded to a patent suit brought by Tinder's parent company.

03/20/2018 07:36 AM
BMW headquarters searched by police in emissions raid
German prosecutors are probing whether BMW used illegal emissions control software.

03/20/2018 07:14 AM
Facebook shares slip as scrutiny continues
Investors are reacting to calls for tighter regulation of tech firms from politicians in the US, UK and Europe.

03/20/2018 04:59 AM
Google pledges $300m to support journalism and fight fake news
The search giant says it will help news organisations to fight fake news and grow their businesses.

03/20/2018 04:01 AM
Michael Sheen takes aim at high cost of rent-to-own
Michael Sheen wants "fairer alternatives" to mainstream rent-to-buy firms and payday lenders.

03/20/2018 01:15 AM
Inflation eases to 2.7% on falling petrol prices
Consumer price inflation falls from 3% as fuel prices fall and food costs rise more slowly.

03/20/2018 01:04 AM
Access to work: Funding increase for disabled workers
The cap on funding will increase by £15,000 as the government aims to help more disabled people into work.

03/20/2018 01:00 AM
Should social media stars face tougher advertising rules?
The regulator says social media stars are still not clearly labelling advertising in posts.

03/20/2018 12:35 AM
Uber halts self-driving car tests after death
A pedestrian was killed after being hit by a self-driving Uber car in Arizona.

03/20/2018 12:19 AM
Heaven can't wait: Church of England offers faster way to pay
Over 16,000 churches will be able to use cashless systems to help members make payments and donations.

03/20/2018 12:15 AM
'Ambulance to the future'
Freezing the deceased in the hope of one day reviving them could become a mainstream service, advocates say.

03/19/2018 11:49 PM
Rent-to-own firm pays compensation to 37,000 customers
Thousands of customers were given loans they could not afford, the City regulator says

03/19/2018 08:37 PM
US retail giants ask Trump to reconsider China tariffs
The potential tariffs could affect a list of as many as 100 products including shoes and footwear.

03/19/2018 08:08 PM
Street2Boardroom enters the corporate world
Entrepreneur who wants skills learned on the streets to become legitimate business use links up with multimillion pound firm.

03/19/2018 06:43 PM
Working dads lose out in workplace, say MPs
Many fathers want to share childcare but fear asking for flexible work, says report.

03/19/2018 04:44 PM
Weinstein Company files for bankruptcy
It comes just months after sexual assault allegations against company co-founder Harvey Weinstein.

03/19/2018 01:25 PM
'Irresponsible' company bosses face government crackdown
Plans include clawing back money for workers and suppliers by reversing asset sales by struggling firms.

03/19/2018 12:18 PM
Tapping or talking
The spoken web is becoming more established in the home. But will it catch on elsewhere?

03/19/2018 12:13 PM
Catching cyber-crooks
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.

03/19/2018 12:01 PM
A third of Easter egg weight can be packaging, Which? says
Chocolate makers still use a lot of packaging, Which? says, but much of it can be recycled.

03/19/2018 08:56 AM
Facebook value drops by $37bn amid privacy backlash
Politicians call on the social network to testify over its protection of user data.

03/19/2018 07:21 AM
John Lewis boss: There's still a role for shops
As John Lewis opens its 50th store, boss Paula Nickolds says how customers use shops is changing.

03/19/2018 06:10 AM
'I lost £250,000 on betting machines'
Terry White lost up to £15,000 per day on fixed odd betting terminals in shops on the high street.

03/19/2018 06:03 AM
Channel 4 has gender pay gap of 24.2%
The figure is higher than the national average, despite the broadcaster's staff being 60% female.

03/19/2018 03:40 AM
'The High Street dying story is overstated'
The high street is not dying, says Paula Nickolds, managing director of John Lewis.

03/18/2018 01:38 PM
Where are the UK's youngest and oldest city populations?
Cities are often thought of as places for the young, but that's not always the case.

03/18/2018 12:19 PM
High stakes game
As regulators toughen their stance, UK betting firms face a more challenging business climate.

03/18/2018 12:15 PM
Three-point turn
Ian McIntosh saved the driving school from near-collapse - but is it protected against future shocks?

03/17/2018 12:26 PM
Instagram stars: From influencers to entrepreneurs
Why online "influencers" want to develop their businesses off social media as well as on.

03/16/2018 12:35 PM
Why are high street restaurants in trouble?
Why diners seem to have gone cold on mid-market chain restaurants.

03/16/2018 10:36 AM
Singled out
Single people pay more for holidays, living costs and car insurance - but there are some benefits too.

03/16/2018 12:40 AM
Vanilla pod farmer: 'Timing is everything'
Known for its sugarcane, Mauritius has also starting farming the more challenging vanilla crop.

03/16/2018 12:03 AM
'Beach grabbing erodes our birth rights,' say Mauritians
Activists on the island of Mauritius are rising up against foreign property developers.

03/15/2018 12:21 PM
Rotten ideas
As the fight against plastic pollution gains momentum, firms are tackling the issue in different ways.

03/15/2018 12:18 PM
Energy storage: the power of cold air
Highview Power uses liquefied cold air to create stored energy. The air is reheated to produce power.

03/15/2018 12:15 PM
A better way to care for dementia patients
Infrared technology and artificial intelligence offer a better way to take care of dementia patients. It can scan their vital signs 24 hours a day.

03/15/2018 12:11 PM
Global shoppers
Up to a million people are employed around the world as professional shoppers for clients in China.

03/15/2018 12:01 PM
Adapt or die
In the first of our Future of Work series, we look at how new tech could change our working lives.

03/14/2018 12:28 PM
Fail harder
Talking about failure is taboo in Germany, and it could be holding business back.

03/14/2018 12:25 PM
Penny pitching
The Treasury is seeking views about the future of our coins - but what uses do 1p and 2p pieces have?

03/13/2018 12:07 PM
Sending home
The money sent home by migrant workers is relied up on by schools in El Salvador

03/13/2018 12:03 PM
Baby steps
How Mexican entrepreneur Ixchel Anaya launched a reusable nappies business that exports around the globe.

03/12/2018 12:21 PM
Model citizens
China's tech transformation proceeds apace, but with it comes more digital monitoring and control.

03/11/2018 12:10 PM
Career conversion
When a serious knee injury ended Greg Cox's rugby career, it set him on the path to becoming a multi-millionaire entrepreneur.

03/10/2018 01:47 PM
Nuclear fallout
Seven years after a nuclear meltdown rocked the world's third largest economy, we speak to those still dealing with the devastation.

03/10/2018 12:55 PM
No Budget?
The Spring Budget was the most important economic statement of the year, but then it moved to the autumn.

03/09/2018 02:53 PM
Hot dogs
Weekly spending on UK pets has risen by 31% in two years. Here are some of the more unusual wares on sale at Crufts.

03/08/2018 12:02 PM
Fly drive
Since cars were invented, people have dreamed about making them fly. So why haven't they taken off?

03/07/2018 09:50 PM
'I founded a bank'
On International Women's Day, meet Anne Boden, the Swansea tech entrepreneur who founded her own bank.