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Ukraine rejects Russia gas bill hike

Sat, 2014-04-05 10:54
The Ukrainian PM condemns the near doubling of gas prices charged by Russia, accusing Moscow of trying to punish the new leadership in Kiev.

Cellino wins Leeds takeover appeal

Sat, 2014-04-05 10:07
Massimo Cellino wins his appeal against the Football League's decision to block his takeover of Leeds United.

US lets Boeing sell parts to Iran

Fri, 2014-04-04 22:16
The US Treasury grants plane manufacturer Boeing a licence to export some commercial parts to Iran, in its first public dealings since 1979.

Why does my phone think it's abroad?

Fri, 2014-04-04 17:15
Data roaming in Dorset

Cement giants negotiate mega-merger

Fri, 2014-04-04 16:45
Cement giants Lafarge and Holcim are in talks about merging into a company that would have a stock market value of more than $30bn euros.

Tesco chief needs to be an optimist

Fri, 2014-04-04 14:07
Why Laurie McIlwee's resignation is a blow for Tesco

Ferguson takes Harvard teaching role

Fri, 2014-04-04 12:53
Former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson takes a "long-term teaching position" at Harvard University.

Welcome to the Business Blog

Fri, 2014-04-04 11:40
Welcome to the BBC's new business editor, Kamal Ahmed

US economy gains 192,000 jobs

Fri, 2014-04-04 11:20
The US economy created 192,000 jobs in March, down slightly from a revised 197,000 figure for February, and the unemployment rate held at 6.7%.

Japan firm to halt whale meat sales

Fri, 2014-04-04 11:00
Japanese online giant Rakuten says it will stop selling whale meat after an international court ruling banning Japan's annual hunt in the Antarctic.

Nama NI portfolio is sold for £1bn

Fri, 2014-04-04 10:33
Nama, the Republic of Ireland's state-controlled "bad bank", sells its entire Northern Ireland loan portfolio for around £1bn.

McDonald's closes Crimea restaurants

Fri, 2014-04-04 10:16
McDonald's has suspended work at its three Crimean restaurants due to "operational reasons", the company has said.

Lupita Nyong'o in Lancome deal

Fri, 2014-04-04 09:39
Lupita Nyong'o, an Oscar winner for her role in 12 Years A Slave, becomes the first black ambassador for French cosmetics giant Lancome.

High Street shows 'great resilience'

Fri, 2014-04-04 08:38
About one in five High Street shops affected by the biggest retail collapses of the last five years is still vacant, research from Deloitte suggests.

Mozilla boss quits following gay row

Fri, 2014-04-04 07:02
The chief executive of Mozilla, who had been heavily criticised for supporting a ban on same-sex marriage, has stepped down.

Car sales see biggest rise in decade

Fri, 2014-04-04 04:51
Sales of new cars rose at their fastest pace for a decade, the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) says.

VIDEO: App aims to make air travel easier

Fri, 2014-04-04 04:25
Click's Kate Russell looks at an app which hopes to make air travel less stressful, plus other apps and websites.

Oil and gas firms expect jobs growth

Fri, 2014-04-04 03:45
Companies in the UK oil and gas sector expect to create up to 39,000 new jobs over the next two years.

Fonterra fined over botulism scare

Fri, 2014-04-04 02:06
A court in New Zealand fines diary giant Fonterra $256,675 after the firm admitted to four food-safety violations during a 2013 botulism scare.

Prolonging the era of cheap money

Thu, 2014-04-03 23:19
Will QE in the eurozone continue the era of cheap money?