The latest stories from the Business section of the BBC News web site.
Updated: 1 hour 34 min ago
Why US children as young as 12 pick tobacco
Shares of US cosmetics-maker Elizabeth Arden plunge after it posts a surprise loss and hires an investment bank to explore its options.
The Y:Cube housing unit is the YMCA's solution to the lack of affordable housing in UK cities.
Ayah Bdeir is on a mission to make electronics accessible to everyone with her company, littleBits.
A brief history of Pfizer and its takeover target AstraZeneca
A BBC Watchdog investigation into Audi has discovered widespread lying about the safety testing of the company's vehicles.
Rugby World Cup powering on towards 2015