The latest stories from the Business section of the BBC News web site.
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Travel firm Monarch says its staff have agreed to pay cuts of up to 30% to secure the future of the airline.
Samsung is to stop selling laptops in Europe despite reports that demand for portable PCs is rising in mature markets.
India's top court scraps almost all coal mining permits awarded since 1993 in a corruption scandal which has cost the country tens of billions of dollars.
Blackberry launches a wide-screened smartphone whose innovative keyboard features push keys that can also recognise gesture controls.
An investment fund run by financial giant Pimco, is being investigated over allegations that managers inflated returns.
Tesco is being monitored by the UK's accountancy watchdog, following Monday's admission that it overstated its half-year profit guidance by £250m.
Investors are being invited to put money into Lancashire County Cricket Club in the latest launch of a retail bond, although risks are involved.
Europe's largest economy shows further signs of fragility, as a key indicator of German business confidence falls for a fifth successive month.
Exclusive pricing deals between motor insurers and price comparison websites will be banned, the Competition and Markets Authority has said.
Thanks to Apple's Beats buyout, Dr Dre has the highest yearly earnings of any musician ever evaluated by Forbes.
Asian markets experience a mixed trading day as Middle East tensions cap investors' appetite for risk.
US coffee chain Starbucks plans to buy the remaining 60.5% stake of its Japanese unit in a $914m deal.
Royal Bank of Scotland cuts the price of shares in the sale of a stake in US bank, Citizens Financial Group.
Google reveals the top 20 most searched for universities
Why glossy magazine Vanity Fair started to cover business stories
Charles Rolls and Tim Warrillow, the co-founders of tonic water business Fever-Tree, decided to set up together upon meeting for the very first time.
One of Britain's biggest cigarette companies labels Ed Miliband's plans for a new "tobacco tax" as "unjust and just a bad idea".
Up to 200 Air France pilots have demonstrated in Paris over the company's plan to expand its low-cost airline.
Liverpool FC is given permission to increase Anfield's capacity from 45,000 to about 59,000 as part of a £100m expansion plan.
Chairman faces questions as the retailer’s problems mount.