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Saudi oil attacks: Will fuel prices go up?

The BBC’s Katie Prescott assesses whether drone strikes on Saudi oil facilities could affect [...]

Thomas Cook ‘racing to finalise rescue deal’

The troubled travel firm is understood to be in last minute negotiations with [...]

Saudi oil attacks: US blames Iran for drone strikes on two sites

Tehran rejects the accusations on the drone attacks, which the Saudis say have halved oil [...]

Why thousands are flocking to corgi cafes

Corgi cafes are all the rage, with these dog-themed businesses popping up across [...]

SmileDirect Club: The $8bn braces firm boosted by selfies

SmileDirectClub sells braces aimed at improving the appearance of teeth directly to [...]

Saudi Arabia oil and gas production reduced by drone strikes

The kingdom’s crude oil output is reduced by 5.7 million barrels a day – about half its [...]

Saudi Arabia oil facilities ablaze after drone strikes

The fires are under control, state media say, as Yemen’s Houthi group says it deployed the [...]

Historic towns to benefit from £95m boost named

The government lists 69 English towns and cities that will benefit from regeneration [...]

Has the US flotation bubble burst?

As the market awaits a WeWork listing, what has happened to the other firms which have [...]

‘No-one asks new dads how they’re feeling at work’

Companies are doing more to support working dads but may overlook postnatal mental illness in [...]

Pawnbroker shuts shops as it seeks lifeline

Albemarle & Bond and Herbert Brown stores have closed their doors, but a helpline is [...]

New Scottish headquarters in Glasgow for whisky firm Chivas Brothers

It is part of a £500m investment by Chivas Brothers, which is also extending its Dumbarton bottling [...]

WeWork founder Adam Neumann’s voting power curbed

The office space firm changes its structure after investor fears put its stock market debut in [...]

Pound climbs to highest level since July

Sterling rises as traders believe the risk of a no-deal Brexit is [...]

SSE sale of retail business to Ovo creates new UK energy giant

The transfer of 3.5 million SSE customers will make Ovo the UK’s second largest energy [...]

‘My boss lets me set my own salary’

How picking your own pay has become the latest employment [...]

High-tech ways to keep employees happy

Companies offer gym deals and cycle schemes – but how do they know if these are what staff [...]

How bottled water became a million dollar idea.

The BBC’s Aaron Heslehurst explains how bottled water became a million dollar [...]

How virtual reality is helping people with dementia

Virtual reality is being used to help people with dementia revisit their [...]

Why your smart meter may not be so smart after all

Nearly a third of all energy companies fitting smart meters are still installing old [...]

Sainsbury’s pledges to halve plastic packaging by 2025

The supermarket is asking the public for ideas on how best to reduce its [...]

Whirlpool tumble dryer recall uncovers 65,000 dangerous machines

Despite the full recall, hundreds of thousands of fire-prone machines may remain in UK [...]

YouTube advertises big brands alongside fake cancer cure videos

The video site’s algorithm promotes medical misinformation in a number of languages, the BBC [...]

Royal Navy Type 31 frigate order goes to Babcock

Boris Johnson says the £1.25bn order for five Type 31e frigates will safeguard 2,500 [...]

Duchess of Sussex launches clothing line for women’s charity

The Duchess of Sussex launches her new clothing line in support of a charity helping women find [...]

BA cancels 27 Sept flights ahead of next pilot strike

British Airways has begun emailing thousands of passengers ahead of another day of strike [...]

US gun laws must be stricter, say business chiefs

The leaders of 145 companies send a letter to Congress about “an urgent public health [...]

Google to pay €1bn to end French tax probe

The settlement ends a four-year investigation into Google’s tax [...]

Sir Philip Green’s Topshop reports £500m loss

The results for 2018 lay bare the extent of the problems at the businessman’s fashion [...]

Facebook’s Libra should be blocked in Europe, France says

The social media giant faces growing opposition to its planned [...]

Huawei chief offers to share 5G know-how for a fee

Ren Zhengfei offers to share its 5G know-how with a Western firm in return for a one-off [...]

Eurozone gets fresh help to bolster flagging growth

The European Central Bank cuts a key interest rate and re-starts quantitative [...]

Four-day work week unrealistic, says Labour-commissioned report

A Labour-commissioned report says people should work fewer hours, but capping their hours will not [...]

Electric cars are coming: new models unveiled at Frankfurt Motor Show

The Frankfurt Motor Show offers a first look at the some significant new electric cars: An 8-seat Mercedes, the affordable ID.3 from Volkswagen, and a car that drove all the way to show from [...]

John Lewis in no-deal Brexit warning as it falls to a loss

The partnership is hit by “difficult” trading and says a no-deal Brexit would have a “significant” [...]

UK tobacco giant BAT to cut 2,300 jobs

The firm wants to shed management layers as it focuses on e-cigarettes and other new [...]

Kia Ora: Air New Zealand faces boycott over trademark bid

A bid to trademark the title of its in-flight magazine “Kia Ora” has sparked backlash from Maori [...]

Yusaku Maezawa to sell Zozo stake to Yahoo Japan in $3.7bn deal

The firm’s founder and potential space tourist Yusaku Maezawa will also step down as chief [...]

Trump delays tariff hikes on Chinese goods ahead of talks

The US president described the move as a “good will” gesture and comes ahead of fresh talks with [...]

Purdue Pharma ‘reaches tentative agreement’ to settle opioid cases

The manufacturer of painkiller OxyContin stands accused of helping fuel a deadly US [...]

‘Women hit hardest by High Street job losses’

Jobs in shops have disappeared, while new roles in warehouses have mostly gone to men, a study has [...]

Can a sacred drink boost an island’s fortunes?

The Pacific nation of Vanuatu is hoping kava will boost exports and bring in much needed [...]

Mike Ashley: I want to be one of the big fish

The Sports Direct boss has defended the firm’s strategy, saying he has faith in High Street [...]

T Boone Pickens, legendary US oilman, dies at 91

Mr Pickens was known for his activism on behalf of [...]

Trump plans ban on sale of flavoured e-cigarettes

The president says his administration will implement strong rules to protect “innocent [...]