The latest stories from the Business section of the BBC News web site.
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What has gone wrong with Italian football?
The last surviving grandson of Henry Ford, the founder of the Ford Motor Company, William Clay Ford Snr, dies at the age of 88.
Gourmet foods in demand in India
How China's leader boosted his power in a year of dogged change
US aerospace company Boeing says it is checking 787 Dreamliner planes under production for potential "hairline cracks" in wings.
Carmakers court drivers in the Far East
How the InterRail timetable was born again
The world's biggest smartphone maker, Samsung, launches a free music streaming service called Milk Music.
The US economy added 175,000 jobs in February, figures show, but the unemployment rate rose to 6.7%.
Birmingham City owner Carson Yeung is jailed for six years by a Hong Kong court for money laundering.
Facebook's purchase of WhatsApp - one of the biggest ever tech acquisitions - runs into trouble over privacy concerns.
Aga Rangemaster profits cooled last year, but improvements in the housing market had a positive effect on the business.
Deutsche Bank, JPMorgan, UBS and Depfa bank have been acquitted of mis-selling derivatives to the city of Milan.
The man singled out by a magazine as being behind the virtual currency denies any involvement.
US aerospace company Boeing freezes defined-benefit pensions for 68,000 employees, including management and executives.
US current affairs magazine Newsweek relaunches its print edition just months after being bought over by digital news company IBT Media.
Chaori Solar becomes the first Chinese firm to default on its onshore corporate bonds, say media reports quoting the firm, after failing to make an interest payment.
Japan's government says Bitcoin is not a currency but that some transactions using the virtual unit should be taxed.
Claims by Newsweek to have found the man who invented the Bitcoin virtual cash system have drawn criticism and scepticism.
Why fear of recession might be driving Putin's policies