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Hammond: Treasury not the 'enemy of Brexit'

Chancellor tells City the UK needs to protect patterns of trade with EU "built up over decades".

Intel chief Brian Krzanich resigns over relationship

The company says Brian Krzanich is leaving because of "a violation of Intel's non-fraternisation policy".

Chanel lifts the veil on its profits for the first time

The French fashion house has made its financials public but is in no hurry to float the business.

US court backs states over web sales tax

Previously companies without a physical presence in a state were exempt from sales tax collection rules.

Young's Seafood loses £30m Asda whitefish and shrimp contract

Young's Seafood said it was "naturally disappointed" by the news.

TSB failed to test IT system properly, suggests IBM

Experts from IBM, brought in to help during the bank's IT meltdown, query if TSB understood the risks.

CO2 shortage: Food industry calls for government action

As supplies of carbon dioxide run low, the food and drink industry asks the government to take "urgent action".

Daimler profit warning sends car shares skidding

Shares tumble after the German carmaker says Chinese tariffs on US vehicle imports would hit its sales.

UK government borrowing falls more than expected

Public sector borrowing fell to £5bn in May, down £2bn from a year earlier, official figures show.

Instagram star Daryl Aiden Yow used stock image photos

Big brands including Sony and Uniqlo had worked with Daryl Aiden Yow because of his online fame.

Dixons Carphone sees big profits fall

The retailer admits that it has "plenty of work to do" in revamping its business as annual profits slide.

Australia's Toys R Us stores to close down

The Australian arm of the US chain has 44 stores across the country and employs about 700 people.

EU to launch counter-tariffs against US on Friday

The move comes after President Donald Trump imposed steep duties on steel and aluminium in May.

Poundworld to start 'closing down' sales

Administrators say that no stores are "definitely closing" and the search for a buyer continues.

Panama Papers: Mossack Fonseca was unable to identify company owners

A leak shows the company at the heart of the scandal couldn't identify owners of most firms involved.

Tesla sues former worker for hacking

Tesla says it has suffered "significant" damages as a result of the alleged theft.

Are we in for a beer shortage this summer?

Why beer, fizzy drinks and meat could be in short supply this summer in the UK.

The personal stylists helping out-of-work women

Smart Works charity offers styling and interview coaching for women who are struggling to find work.

The true cost of a dream Ugandan wedding

The desire for the perfect day has led to a boom in Uganda’s wedding industry - but these events come at a cost.

Transforming Asia's skylines

The architect behind some of Asia's most spectacular new buildings discusses his designs.

This car is on Autopilot. What happens next?

Semi-autonomous vehicles, which can partly drive themselves, are already on our roads. But experts are worried that drivers don't understand what they can do.

Think about your customers' needs from the start

Medical app designer: to get your business off the ground quickly, think about your customers' needs right from the start.

Aero engine-maker Rolls-Royce to slash 4,600 jobs

"A shame for Derby", as Rolls-Royce announces thousands of jobs will go at its headquarters in the city.

Business owners worried about Network Rail arches sell-off

Traders tells BBC Radio 5 live they're concerned about rising rents and the local community impact.

Mega mines

Prices may have fallen back over the past decade, but iron ore exports are still a key component of the Australian economy.

Trump trade row

Donald Trump's insistence that he needs to make trade more "fair" threatens to spark a global trade war.

Up in smoke

After a boom period, the UK's vaping shops face an uncertain future which could see many close.

Refugee or future surgeon?

On World Refugee Day, one Syrian girl talks about doing homework in a tent and her future ambitions.

Feeling the heat?

As demand for air conditioning goes through the roof, what are the implications for our planet?

Cancer and career

How one entrepreneur had to quit work to battle cancer, leaving his co-founder to grow their company on his own.

Tarot vs Trump

Tarot cards are growing in popularity as a way to cope with uncertain times.

What's it thinking?

"Deep learning" algorithms are becoming so complex their creators don't understand how they work.

Going underground

In order to protect crops from drought, flash floods and increasing temperatures, Bolivian farmers are moving their farms underground.

24 hours from Yorkshire

The 24 hour race at Le Mans is usually dominated by big car manufacturers. But this year smaller teams are in with a chance of victory.

Move aside Trump

Why South Korean TV shows - so-called K-dramas - are growing in popularity around the world.

Moana, Rapunzel and sport

The business model for women's sport can't merely be a smaller version of that found in men's sport.

Hidden writing

Cutting-edge tech is examining ancient manuscripts for earlier texts written below the surface.

Female unfriendly

How using off-putting language can mean people you want to apply for a job don't bother.

Discount crisis?

Does the collapse of Poundworld into administration suggest the day of the pound shop is over?

Glittering career

How US entrepreneur Kendra Scott set up and grew her eponymous jewellery company.

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Are we in for a beer shortage this summer?

Why beer, fizzy drinks and meat could be in short supply this summer in the UK.

The personal stylists helping out-of-work women

Smart Works charity offers styling and interview coaching for women who are struggling to find work.

The true cost of a dream Ugandan wedding

The desire for the perfect day has led to a boom in Uganda’s wedding industry - but these events come at a cost.

Transforming Asia's skylines

The architect behind some of Asia's most spectacular new buildings discusses his designs.

This car is on Autopilot. What happens next?

Semi-autonomous vehicles, which can partly drive themselves, are already on our roads. But experts are worried that drivers don't understand what they can do.

Think about your customers' needs from the start

Medical app designer: to get your business off the ground quickly, think about your customers' needs right from the start.

Aero engine-maker Rolls-Royce to slash 4,600 jobs

"A shame for Derby", as Rolls-Royce announces thousands of jobs will go at its headquarters in the city.

Business owners worried about Network Rail arches sell-off

Traders tells BBC Radio 5 live they're concerned about rising rents and the local community impact.

President Trump's continued engagement with North Korea raises curiosity over its economy.

President Trump's continued engagement with North Korea raises curiosity over its economy - how do North Koreans live?

'To live a dream, plan it very carefully'

Fashion designer Audrey-Laure Bergenthal advises would-be CEOs to "plan your dream carefully".

How electric motorbikes are zooming into the fast lane

Legislation against vehicle pollution is giving electric motorbikes a boost around the world.

How the match became a million dollar idea

The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst explains how the match became a million dollar idea.

Why is House of Fraser failing?

A look at what went wrong for the department store chain after it announced plans to close 31 of its 59 shops.

House of Fraser closure move 'brutal'

House of Fraser was faced with a "tsunami" of challenges, and so had to take the "brutal" decision to close 31 shops, says boss Alex Williamson.

Amazon's Premier League deal: Why it matters

A new deal means Amazon can stream 20 Premier League matches a season for three years from 2019.

Are YouTube beauty videos making people look the same?

More YouTube beauty tutorials are being watched every day than ever before. Are they changing what we buy and how we see beauty around the world?

TSB boss admits fraud line had 'serious problems' after IT meltdown

Paul Pester tells MPs that TSB's telephone fraud line had "serious problems" after the IT meltdown.

Will the aircraft of the future have a sunroof?

The boss of Emirates has suggested that planes of the future may not have windows. But could they have sunroofs? Or robot attendants?

Microsoft's underwater data centre

Microsoft sinks a data centre in the sea off Orkney to see whether it can boost energy efficiency.

Kate Spade: How the fashion designer shaped the catwalk - and high street

"Everybody wanted to own a Kate Spade bag", says a fashion expert. "She made luxury affordable".

What is Kate Spade's legacy?

Fans of the late fashion designer explain why they think Kate Spade's brand is special.

The business of growing legal cannabis

Canadian MPs have legalised marijuana for recreational use. The BBC visited a huge cannabis farm in British Columbia, which the operators say is the world's largest.

Tabasco boss's hot tips on running a business

Tabasco boss Tony Simmons warns employees that he won't micromanage them.

The Swiss master watchmaker running out of time

Philippe Dufour has been making watches by hand for 50 years but has no-one to pass his skills on to.

Churchgoers help stop modern slavery at car washes

A mobile app lets people report worker exploitation, in a scheme led by the Church of England.

How lipstick became a million dollar idea

The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst explains how lipstick became a million dollar idea.

Trapped in a cycle of debt

Kenneth Murray got trapped in a cycle of debt after he started borrowing to buy a laptop.

'Don't buy Viagogo tickets'

Digital minister Margot James tells consumers not to use the Geneva-based ticket reseller.

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