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The Heathrow deal, in numbers...

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 10:32:26 GMT

Richard Westcott takes a look at some of the big numbers behind the Heathrow third runway decision.

Heathrow's tricky landing - in 60 seconds

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 10:32:49 GMT

BBC News explains the bumpy ride that lasted over a decade, eventually leading to Heathrow airport getting approval for a third runway.

Growing up under Heathrow's flightpath

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 09:24:04 GMT

At busy times planes fly over Hounslow Heath Infant and Nursery school every minute.

Zac Goldsmith quits as MP over Heathrow third runway

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 19:28:40 GMT

Conservative MP Zac Goldsmith resigns over the government's support for a new runway at Heathrow.

South Korean bosses apologise after embezzlement accusations

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 08:54:57 GMT

Lotte's Chairman Shin Dong-bin bowed with his directors and gave a public apology.

Thai tourism after the death of the king

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 23:45:14 GMT

How has tourism in Thailand been affected since the death of the King?

My Shop: '6p a minute' cafe thrives in north of England

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 21:48:59 GMT

The My Shop series visits Ziferblat in Manchester, a kind of cafe that charges you six pence a minute for the time you spend there.

'Freelance exporting' to China

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 01:11:56 GMT

The growing trade of expatriate Chinese retail consultants who export Australian goods to China.

Student start-ups are 'next big thing' in Tanzania

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 23:38:12 GMT

How Tanzania's young entrepreneurs are being supported and nurtured.

Leanne Wood: Vital we rebuild Wales after Brexit vote

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 14:02:48 GMT

Wales must "rebuild and renew" after the UK voted to leave the European Union, Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood tells her party's conference.

CEO Secrets: Tattoo queen Kat Von D

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 23:00:50 GMT

Tattoo parlour boss and cosmetics entrepreneur Kat Von D shares her CEO Secrets.

Bringing up baby: pocket prams to pods

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 20:46:36 GMT

Parents spend hundreds, or maybe thousands, of pounds on goods for their new born children. What is on the market, and is it worth it?

How can investors tap in to Nigeria's diaspora?

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 20:46:27 GMT

Remittances could prove to be a vast resource for Nigerian businesses and government-funded projects.

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.

Why your coffee could cost more

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 12:36:02 GMT

UK inflation rose to 1% in September. Andy Verity explains why the fall in the pound could lead to further inflation and why you could end up paying more for your coffee.

Video pioneer backs gig economy

Mon, 17 Oct 2016 23:27:18 GMT

Entrepreneur Tim Norton champions the gig economy with his cloud-based video production firm, but says there are challenges.

The 'modest' £1m home

Mon, 17 Oct 2016 00:51:19 GMT

In 1986, the BBC followed a young, married couple as they moved into their new home in south London. After 30 years of rocketing house prices, we return to the same property to find a very different residential set-up.

Serving a city where 'time is more precious than money'

Mon, 17 Oct 2016 07:44:49 GMT

Sajit Madiye, 25, speaks to the BBC about what his job working for delivery service Russsh means to him.

Are more people going out for breakfast?

Sun, 16 Oct 2016 23:00:02 GMT

Businesses are reporting a boom in the number of people going out for breakfast.

CEO Secrets: The lawyer turned gym boss

Sun, 16 Oct 2016 05:05:48 GMT

Giles Dean, co-founder of gym chain 1Rebel, offers the business advice he wishes he had been given when he started out.

When Brexit seems to be the hardest word

Sat, 15 Oct 2016 13:38:33 GMT

While politicians try to work out what it means, BBC presenter Aaron Heslehurst has enough trouble trying to say it.

Why is Michael Sheen cooking lobster?

Sat, 15 Oct 2016 14:14:00 GMT

Actor Michael Sheen has attended Borough Market in London to promote Social Saturday.

Are EU trawlers taking too many Mauritanian fish?

Fri, 14 Oct 2016 16:58:05 GMT

Fishermen in Mauritania are complaining that huge trawlers are taking too many fish, putting their livelihoods at risk.

How do we measure corruption?

Fri, 14 Oct 2016 10:48:31 GMT

Colm O'Regan asks how levels of corruption around the world are investigated and assessed.

Tesco-Unilever row: Can unique shop explain 'Marmitegate'?

Thu, 13 Oct 2016 11:05:15 GMT

Can an unusual shop just for Unilever staff at the company's London headquarters help to explain the row between the supplier and supermarket giant Tesco?

Lord Wolfson: 'Inflation will be a challenge next year'

Thu, 13 Oct 2016 15:29:37 GMT

Lord Wolfson, the chief executive of Next, tells the BBC the decline in the pound "inevitably" means there will be some inflation in the UK next year.

Jim Rogers: Sterling is in serious decline

Fri, 14 Oct 2016 14:19:04 GMT

The investor Jim Rogers says sterling is in a "serious period of decline"

Two Australian tailors in Sydney are taking on Asia - online

Wed, 12 Oct 2016 23:33:16 GMT

Two Australian entrepreneurs tell the BBC how they're taking the best of Asia's tailoring techniques and putting them online.

Uganda - global hotspot for entrepreneurs

Fri, 14 Oct 2016 10:55:51 GMT

Why Uganda has been ranked as the world's most entrepreneurial country.

Is this the supermarket of the future?

Wed, 12 Oct 2016 16:40:54 GMT

Emma Simpson looks at a newly-opened flagship branch of Sainsbury's, which the retailer thinks is a blueprint of things to come.

The secondary market for sneakers is booming

Wed, 12 Oct 2016 12:55:35 GMT

Did you know that the secondary market for sneakers is now estimated to be worth a billion dollars?

Uber employment tribunal has 'big implications'

Wed, 12 Oct 2016 01:22:20 GMT

The BBC's John Moylan explains why an employment tribunal about workers' rights at the taxi-app firm Uber could have big implications.

Samsung Galaxy Note 7: What went wrong?

Tue, 11 Oct 2016 13:14:21 GMT

Rory Cellan-Jones explains the decline and fall of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphone.

PMQs: Corbyn and May on EU and Single Market access

Wed, 12 Oct 2016 12:39:08 GMT

The Labour leader asks the prime minister about the UK's future relations with the EU.

'My replacement Samsung Note 7 exploded'

Mon, 10 Oct 2016 19:13:24 GMT

US teenager Abby Zuis tells the BBC's Rory Cellan-Jones her replacement Samsung Galaxy Note 7 caught fire after the original was recalled.

Could self-build homes help England's housing shortage?

Tue, 11 Oct 2016 14:12:47 GMT

Could self-build homes be the answer to England's housing shortage?

Michael Fallon: 'Firms won't have to name foreign workers'

Sun, 09 Oct 2016 11:42:33 GMT

UK companies will not be told to list or name foreign workers they employ, Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon says.

Brexit price-rise warning to shoppers

Mon, 10 Oct 2016 18:50:19 GMT

Retailers are warning that failing to strike a good Brexit deal in 2019 will push up prices in the shops.

CEO: 'Solve problems that actually exist'

Sat, 08 Oct 2016 23:13:16 GMT

Rich Riley, chief executive of Shazam, offers the business advice he wishes he had been given when he started out.

How should we protect endangered species?

Sun, 09 Oct 2016 23:03:36 GMT

Conservationists and governments battle to find a consensus around the wildlife trade.

Cocoa farming threatens rainforests in Ivory Coast

Sun, 09 Oct 2016 12:26:25 GMT

Some cocoa farmers in Ivory Coast have encroached on protected land - threatening rainforests.

Is international trade always good for the economy?

Fri, 07 Oct 2016 15:12:05 GMT

Colm O'Regan reports on the global rise in protectionist sentiment.

The seed planter helping sesame farmers in Tanzania

Fri, 07 Oct 2016 13:37:37 GMT

Invented by entrepreneur Martin Constantine, a hand-pushed planting machine is revolutionising sesame seed farming in Tanzania.

UN agency approves first-ever aviation pollution deal

Fri, 07 Oct 2016 10:04:24 GMT

After years of negotiations, a global carbon offsetting agreement has been approved by the International Civil Aviation Organization.

How Kat Von D went from tattoos to lipstick

Thu, 06 Oct 2016 15:39:22 GMT

Celebrity tattoo artist Kat Von D has launched a make-up range, saying that the worlds of body art and cosmetics are very similar.

Zac Goldsmith: Heathrow project 'will never go ahead'

Fri, 07 Oct 2016 11:47:34 GMT

The Conservative MP for Richmond says the third Heathrow runway has 'no prospect' of going ahead

Unfair trade: Has globalisation had its day?

Thu, 06 Oct 2016 15:29:06 GMT

Are we beginning to see the end of the potent political force that is globalisation?

How shale gas drilling will take place in Lancashire

Thu, 06 Oct 2016 09:45:38 GMT

A look ahead to Lancashire's fracking future

Jetpack pilot in flight across Royal Docks

Thu, 06 Oct 2016 06:36:34 GMT

A former commercial pilot, hoping to raise funds to develop an electric jetpack, has been showing how humans really can fly.

Flexible working: Why are high earners more likely to benefit?

Wed, 05 Oct 2016 22:56:31 GMT

Flexible working: Why are high earners more likely to benefit?

What do eggs, lamb and caffeine tears make? Cantopop!

Wed, 05 Oct 2016 23:12:12 GMT

Hong Kong's Cantopop industry has been given a new boost of creativity by singers who aren't afraid to get political.

Hotel rooms for hire: Young lovers get a break in India

Wed, 05 Oct 2016 23:28:27 GMT

India's new start-up Stay Uncle is helping young unmarried couples spend more time together - in hotel rooms.

Great car, but where do you put your drink?

Wed, 05 Oct 2016 07:31:54 GMT

When it comes to using a car, there are more important issues than the size of the engine and the colour of the paint - as Theo Leggett has been finding out.

Tesco steadies after 'crisis', says boss

Wed, 05 Oct 2016 08:30:07 GMT

Tesco chief executive Dave Lewis says the supermarket is winning shoppers back and the company has steadied since its "crisis" two years ago.

Crossrail's tunnels have tracks

Wed, 05 Oct 2016 04:09:52 GMT

The rails are laid where we flew a drone through Europe's biggest engineering project.

Google Home: Hands on with voice-activated speaker

Tue, 04 Oct 2016 19:48:01 GMT

Dave Lee gets a first look at Google's voice-controlled speaker.

Is China tougher on foreign firms?

Wed, 05 Oct 2016 01:07:59 GMT

China is notoriously tough for foreign firms to crack, but is it making it deliberately difficult?

'UK economy is fundamentally strong'

Tue, 04 Oct 2016 16:00:17 GMT

Prime Minister Theresa May insists the UK economy remains "fundamentally strong" despite concerns about the impact of Brexit.

Google unveils 'chatty' Pixel smartphones

Tue, 04 Oct 2016 16:42:04 GMT

Google has placed a virtual assistant at the heart of two new smartphones it has designed in-house.

Engineering job 'changed my life' in India

Mon, 03 Oct 2016 23:10:20 GMT

Sujitha Rajendrababu tells the BBC how getting a job at a car factory has changed her life in India.

Amitabh Bachchan: ‘If she gets paid more than me, that’s fine’

Mon, 03 Oct 2016 10:11:37 GMT

One of India's biggest stars, Amitabh Bachchan, says he's glad people are talking about the gender pay gap.

CEO secret: 'Fake it 'til you make it'

Sun, 02 Oct 2016 23:18:36 GMT

Jessica Butcher, the co-founder of Blippar, offers the business advice she wishes she had been given when she started out.

How car design has gone virtual

Sun, 02 Oct 2016 23:14:42 GMT

In the past, cars were built almost by a process of trial and error. You built a prototype, then tested it. Now, much of this work is done by computers.

Why London is preparing for Chinese 'golden week'

Sun, 02 Oct 2016 23:13:54 GMT

China's week-long holiday may be a welcome boost for UK retailers.

Up close at the 'Olympics of Chinese food'

Sat, 01 Oct 2016 00:07:34 GMT

The BBC's The Food Chain visited Rotterdam for an event known as 'the Olympics of Chinese food'.

Cash calendar - tips for October

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 21:45:09 GMT

Charity campaigns urge people to give up smoking in October but money can be saved by cutting out other unnecessary extras, an advice service says.

'Trust me, I'm a Soweto tattoo artist'

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 23:09:20 GMT

South African tattoo artist Sibusiso Nkabinde talks about the challenges he faced setting up his studio in Soweto.

Oil slump causes Indian workers to leave Saudi Arabia

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 15:31:50 GMT

The closure of companies in Saudi Arabia has left thousands of Indian workers without jobs.

Car makers plan for electric future

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 11:52:07 GMT

The BBC's Theo Leggett has been taking a look at some of the car manufacturers' latest electric concepts at the Paris Motor Show.

Zimbabwe's import ban fuels smugglers

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 13:29:07 GMT

Import restrictions in Zimbabwe have seen traders resort to smuggling in goods over the border.

Ireland's post-Brexit labour pain

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 11:34:33 GMT

Colm O'Regan looks at the implications of Brexit for Irish workers who cross the border on their daily commute.

Nissan boss: 10% tariffs would be 'handicap'

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 16:13:57 GMT

Nissan Renault boss Carlos Ghosn warns that Sunderland plant would lose competitiveness if Brexit results in 10% tariffs on car exports.