BBC Business News
Ceta: EU 'not capable' of signing deal says Canadian minister (Fri, 21 Oct 2016 17:07:09 GMT)
A planned trade deal between the EU and Canada is on the brink of collapse after talks between Canada and a Belgian region broke down on Friday.
Time Warner shares jump on AT&T bid rumour (Fri, 21 Oct 2016 18:57:36 GMT)
Shares in Time Warner, the company behind Game of Thrones-maker HBO, CNN and Warner Bros, jump for a second day on fresh reports of a $73bn-plus tie-up with AT&T.
Bombardier to cut 7,500 more jobs across its global operations (Fri, 21 Oct 2016 14:15:36 GMT)
Canadian plane and train maker Bombardier announces significant job cuts for the second time this year, shedding another 7,500 posts.
Online gambling companies probed by CMA over winnings (Fri, 21 Oct 2016 10:10:50 GMT)
Online gambling firms may be breaking the law by making it very difficult for players to collect their winnings, the competition regulator says.
Massive web attacks briefly knock out top sites (Fri, 21 Oct 2016 19:57:57 GMT)
Twitter, Spotify, Reddit, Soundcloud and several other sites have been affected by two web attacks.
British American Tobacco plans $47bn Reynolds merger (Fri, 21 Oct 2016 07:42:40 GMT)
British American Tobacco makes an offer to merge with its US partner Reynolds to combine brands including Rothmans and Camel.
Nissan to make Sunderland Qashqai decision 'next month' (Fri, 21 Oct 2016 09:14:20 GMT)
Nissan's chief executive says the company will make a decision next month on whether to produce the next Qashqai SUV at its Sunderland plant.
McDonald's beats sales forecasts on breakfast rush (Fri, 21 Oct 2016 14:35:28 GMT)
McDonald's has reported better-than-expected sales during the third quarter, lifted by the UK and an improved all day breakfast menu.
Government borrowing rises to £10.6bn in September (Fri, 21 Oct 2016 10:52:56 GMT)
Government borrowing rose to a higher-than-expected £10.6bn in September, according to official figures.
‘Hundreds’ of jobseekers victims of 'recruitment scam' (Fri, 21 Oct 2016 06:53:42 GMT)
Hundreds of vulnerable jobseekers may have been conned out of money as part of a recruitment scam, a BBC investigation finds.
Millions of Indian debit cards 'compromised' in security breach (Fri, 21 Oct 2016 07:39:57 GMT)
A number of Indian banks are taking safety measures amid fears that the security of millions of debit cards may have been compromised.
Samsung 'blocks' exploding Note 7 parody videos (Fri, 21 Oct 2016 05:17:20 GMT)
Samsung appears to file copyright claims against YouTube videos mocking its recalled Galaxy Note 7 handset.
Microsoft shares at new high as cloud focus pays off (Fri, 21 Oct 2016 01:31:13 GMT)
Microsoft's focus on cloud computing has helped it deliver better-than-expected quarterly profits and sent its shares to an all-time high.
Brazil charges BHP and Vale staff over mine collapse (Thu, 20 Oct 2016 23:44:38 GMT)
Employees of Vale and BHP Billiton are among 21 people being charged with homicide over a 2015 Brazilian iron ore mine disaster.
FTSE 100 dips as tobacco shares mixed (Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:08:07 GMT)
News of British American Tobacco's planned merger with US cigarette company Reynolds has a mixed effect on the sector.
24 hours beneath the Heathrow Airport flight path (Thu, 20 Oct 2016 23:17:37 GMT)
Reporter Divya Talwar spends 24 hours with a family living beneath the Heathrow flight path, for the BBC's Victoria Derbyshire programme.
Petrobras boss says oil firm can find its 'best days' again (Fri, 21 Oct 2016 08:20:28 GMT)
Pedro Parente, chief executive of Petrobras, says the Brazilian oil giant will return to its best days in five years' time - once he implements new governance and business measures.
Does Ireland remain committed to the EU? (Fri, 21 Oct 2016 11:03:00 GMT)
Colm O'Regan looks at the challenges ahead for Ireland after the UK voted to leave the EU in June 2016.
Can Visa grab some of Kenya's mobile money? (Fri, 21 Oct 2016 10:21:38 GMT)
The world’s leading payment network Visa is launching its own mobile money platform in Kenya to compete with the successful M-Pesa service.
The trainers featuring a mini screen and other tech news (Thu, 20 Oct 2016 23:39:32 GMT)
BBC Click's Marc Cieslak looks at some of the best of the week's technology news.
Tackling Taiwan's start-up struggles (Thu, 20 Oct 2016 23:44:23 GMT)
Billions of dollars are raised worldwide every year through crowdfunding. In Asia, where the concept is relatively new, some $1bn has been raised in the last two years.
Brexit: The pros and cons for Australian trade (Thu, 20 Oct 2016 17:19:34 GMT)
What could a post-Brexit trade deal with Britain mean for Australia?
The return of Brazil's 'gig economy' (Wed, 19 Oct 2016 00:29:52 GMT)
During Brazil's boom times, the 'gig economy' contracted as people took formal and long-term jobs. But with the return of recession, the numbers doing temporary and informal work is increasing.
'I return half of what I buy' (Thu, 20 Oct 2016 05:38:15 GMT)
Shops are "struggling to cope" with the amount of items customers return, with a quarter of it unfit for resale, new figures suggest.
Hotel Chocolat is selling more 'hedonistic' treats (Wed, 19 Oct 2016 10:21:19 GMT)
Hotel Chocolat is selling more of its premium treats by encouraging more people to order indulgent gifts online.
Robot rage (Thu, 20 Oct 2016 23:49:10 GMT)
Will human drivers take advantage of driverless cars' safety-first caution and simply ignore them?
E-state agent (Thu, 20 Oct 2016 23:46:35 GMT)
Their flat fees are less than those charged by traditional High Street agents, attracting customers and investors alike, but do online agents offer good value?
'I wanted to believe' (Fri, 21 Oct 2016 10:37:13 GMT)
Your stories of being tricked out of money by con artists posing as romantic partners.
Itchy business (Wed, 19 Oct 2016 23:14:58 GMT)
A growing number of head lice removal firms have set up in recent years as a response to the fact that the insects are increasingly resistant to over-the-counter chemical treatments.
Mind games (Wed, 19 Oct 2016 23:17:53 GMT)
Sports psychiatrist Prof Steve Peters is offering his Olympic-winning expertise to firms who want to work more efficiently.