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South Africa's lucrative funeral insurance industry

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 12:32:20 GMT

Families in South Africa are increasingly planning for extravagant funeral arrangements.

Advertisers 'nervous' about Facebook association

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 13:21:07 GMT

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

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 12:42:14 GMT

Culture Secretary says procurement process for replacement passports post-Brexit is not yet complete.

De La Rue: Passport decision 'shocking'

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 11:44:32 GMT

He tells BBC Breakfast losing the post-Brexit passport printing contract was a shock.

Video shows fatal Uber crash

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 09:12:17 GMT

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'

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 22:56:38 GMT

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

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 15:31:40 GMT

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

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 06:17:38 GMT

Firms that are scraping by on interest payments could be hurt by a rise in the US interest rate.

Street2Boardroom enters the corporate world

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 08:08:24 GMT

Entrepreneur who wants skills learned on the streets to become legitimate business use links up with multimillion pound firm.

'I lost £250,000 on betting machines'

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 18:10:19 GMT

Terry White lost up to £15,000 per day on fixed odd betting terminals in shops on the high street.

Why are high street restaurants in trouble?

Sat, 17 Mar 2018 00:35:36 GMT

Why diners seem to have gone cold on mid-market chain restaurants.

'The High Street dying story is overstated'

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 15:40:29 GMT

The high street is not dying, says Paula Nickolds, managing director of John Lewis.

A better way to care for dementia patients

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 00:15:11 GMT

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.

Energy storage: the power of cold air

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 00:18:53 GMT

Highview Power uses liquefied cold air to create stored energy. The air is reheated to produce power.

'Beach grabbing erodes our birth rights,' say Mauritians

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 12:03:15 GMT

Activists on the island of Mauritius are rising up against foreign property developers.

Vanilla pod farmer: 'Timing is everything'

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 12:40:25 GMT

Known for its sugarcane, Mauritius has also starting farming the more challenging vanilla crop.

Trial shifts 'took advantage of me'

Thu, 15 Mar 2018 00:01:34 GMT

Meghan Wright from Edinburgh says trial shifts at Nando's and a supermarket creche took advantage of her inexperience and of her wanting paid work.

South Korea gaming: Death by overwork sparks calls for change

Wed, 14 Mar 2018 01:52:31 GMT

Critics say "crunch time", an intense burst of work just before a game is released, can be dangerous.

The office where only women are allowed to work

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 23:18:18 GMT

There have been men-only clubs for centuries. The Wing is a co-working space in New York exclusively for women.

The reusable nappy company with big ambitions

Wed, 14 Mar 2018 00:03:30 GMT

Mexican business Ecopipo exports its fabric, washable nappies around the world.

What will the future of cars look like?

Wed, 14 Mar 2018 17:40:04 GMT

Robot taxis, funky lights, a living room on wheels: The Geneva Motor Show gives us a glimpse into the future of motoring.

Philip Hammond says economic forecasts are 'there to be beaten'

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 13:43:42 GMT

The chancellor said that economic growth forecasts have been revised for 2018.

How your car could be part of a 'virtual power plant'

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 00:26:34 GMT

Danish company Frederiksberg Forsyning's all-electric vans are part of a vehicle-to-grid scheme.

Selling classic British style to China needs new marketing

Mon, 12 Mar 2018 00:28:12 GMT

To sell classic British style to China needs a complete marketing re-think, says the boss of tailors Gieves & Hawkes.

How slime turned around the fate of a glue factory

Mon, 12 Mar 2018 00:15:45 GMT

Cléopatre near Tours has made sticky glue for nearly 100 years and 18 years ago it almost went under.