The latest stories from the Business section of the BBC News web site.
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The Premier League plans to prosecute pubs in Cardiff and Swansea suspected of showing matches illegally using foreign satellite channels, BBC Wales learns.
The UK arm of South Africa's Standard Bank is fined £7.6m by the Financial Conduct Authority for failings in its anti-money laundering controls.
Nokia sees a 22% fall in sales at its core NSN division in the final three months of last year, while the handset division being bought by Microsoft also suffers a drop.
Some of Kenya's top athletes threaten to stop representing their nation at international competitions like the Olympics over new tax laws.
Shares in education and media group Pearson fall 8% after the firm warns last year's financial performance was "weaker than expected".
Japan's Toyota retains its position as the world's top selling carmaker, after selling 9.98 million vehicles during 2013.
The refugee experience for the wealthy
Work stops at some of the world's largest platinum mines - the biggest strike in South Africa's platinum sector since the 2012 Marikana massacre.
China's Lenovo - the world's biggest PC maker - buys IBM's low-end server business for $2.3bn in a long-expected deal.
The recovery among eurozone private sector business gathered pace in January, according to a closely-watched survey.
The largest union in South Africa's platinum sector has called a strike over pay - Lerato Mbele reports.
Dan Jones from Deloitte discusses the company's annual football rich list.
Cyprus Finance Minister, Harris Georgiades tells HARDtalk the government is taking control of the problems of the Cypriot economy.
Manchester United drops out of the top three in the Deloitte football rich list for the first time, behind Real Madrid, Barcelona and Bayern Munich.
The head of Nissan, Carlos Ghosn, tells the BBC that good relations between China and Japan are key to their economic growth.
Biomass companies are finding South East Asia a promising place in which to invest - although the crops remain controversial.
India's central bank, the Reserve Bank of India, says it will withdraw all currency notes printed before 2005 from 31 March.
A US judge rules that Chinese units of the so-called Big Four accounting firms should be suspended from auditing firms publicly traded in the US.
The BBC's Nik Gowing takes a tour of the Steigenberger Belvedere Hotel in Davos and finds out how the staff cope with hosting hundreds of functions in just five days.
Car production in the UK is at its best level since 2007, according to the trade body the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders.