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BBC News - Business

Nebraska approves Keystone XL pipeline 20 Nov 2017, 7:23 pm

A remaining obstacle to the 1,179-mile pipeline is removed with approval from a Nebraska commission.

US moves to block AT&T's takeover of Time Warner 20 Nov 2017, 7:06 pm

The Department of Justice has filed a lawsuit to stop the media and telecoms tie-up.

Power ranger 20 Nov 2017, 6:57 pm

As the world moves towards low-carbon electric cars, how are we going to power them all?

Can't programme? 20 Nov 2017, 6:40 pm

After creating her own app without knowing how to programme, Tara Reed is teaching others to do the same.

Is the productivity puzzle the chancellor's biggest problem? 20 Nov 2017, 6:27 pm

Why the indicator is so important in Philip Hammond's calculations.

Budget 2017: Everything you need to know 20 Nov 2017, 6:26 pm

When is the Budget, what is it, and why does it matter? Your guide to the chancellor's big day.

Roof revolution 20 Nov 2017, 6:26 pm

The modular recycled roofing system that’s transforming slum housing.

Budget 2017: Railcard extended for people aged up to 30 20 Nov 2017, 6:22 pm

The young persons' railcard is being extended to those aged up to 30 after a successful trial.

Paris and Amsterdam to host key EU agencies post-Brexit 20 Nov 2017, 1:23 pm

Ministers pick new homes for medicine and banking agencies which will move from London.

Paperchase 'sorry' over Daily Mail deal after backlash 20 Nov 2017, 11:32 am

The stationery group says it will no longer run promotions in the newspaper following an outcry.

Spire shares hit as takeover talks end 20 Nov 2017, 11:19 am

Shares in the private hospital group drop after Mediclinic says it no longer intends to bid for the firm.

Uber and Volvo strike deal for 24,000 self-drive cars 20 Nov 2017, 9:43 am

Uber plans to purchase up to 24,000 cars from Volvo before 2021 to build a self-drive fleet.

British Airways to board passengers in cheap seats last 20 Nov 2017, 6:43 am

British Airways starts a boarding policy that means those in the cheapest seats will be called last.

Brexit: German business grouping calls for UK to remain in EU 20 Nov 2017, 6:01 am

A group of influential German business figures launch campaign to keep the UK in the European Union.

Black Friday deals ‘not all they seem,’ shoppers warned 20 Nov 2017, 5:40 am

Consumer group Which? finds 60% of products were cheaper or the same price on other days of the year.

British Gas scraps standard tariff for new customers 20 Nov 2017, 5:37 am

The energy firm says it will not offer its standard variable tariff price category for new customers.

Alibaba buys stake in Chinese hypermarket chain Sun Art 20 Nov 2017, 3:50 am

The purchase marks a move into grocery retailing, where online operators have often struggled.

Why the young should watch the Budget 20 Nov 2017, 3:26 am

Housing, pay and debt are all issues that could come up in Wednesday's Budget presentation.

Why Singapore is training professional gamers 19 Nov 2017, 6:20 pm

With the global e-sports market set to hit $1.5bn in three years, Singapore is helping train professional gamers.

The cold chain 19 Nov 2017, 6:16 pm

The "cold chain" profoundly changed the food we eat and the way we shop.

Young bucks 19 Nov 2017, 6:09 pm

How 27-year-old Irishman John Collison created IT firm Stripe with his brother, and became personally worth $1.1bn.

London buses to be powered by coffee 19 Nov 2017, 8:32 am

Oil extracted from the city's annual 200,000 tonnes of coffee waste is blended with diesel.

Budget 2017: Plans to build 300,000 homes a year 19 Nov 2017, 7:02 am

The chancellor says he understands the difficulties young people have in saving for a deposit.

Philip Hammond says there are 'no unemployed people' 19 Nov 2017, 5:54 am

The chancellor insists the 1.4m unemployed in the UK have not been forgotten as he clarifies his remark.

Hammond: Driverless cars will be on UK roads by 2021 19 Nov 2017, 5:22 am

The chancellor says the country must embrace new technologies in order to succeed.

Cleaning up 18 Nov 2017, 6:41 pm

Jeff Kurosaki and Tara Pelletier set up their vegan skincare firm to fund their art, now it makes nearly $1m a year.

Budget 2017: Tax on takeaway boxes to be considered 18 Nov 2017, 8:04 am

The chancellor is expected to announce plans to examine the idea in Wednesday's Budget.

The man helping turn young lives around 17 Nov 2017, 7:24 pm

Despite leaving school with no GCSEs, Louchavan Lemard has been named Black Business Man of 2017.

Would Rupert Murdoch break up his empire? 17 Nov 2017, 5:43 pm

Several firms are reported to be interested in parts of 21st Century Fox, but would Murdoch really sell?

Budget 2017: Chancellor Philip Hammond 'to target housing and NHS' 17 Nov 2017, 5:35 pm

Philip Hammond will use the Budget to "attack problems" that lost the Tories votes, a former minister tells Newsnight.

In the driving seat 17 Nov 2017, 4:01 pm

Which is the best insurance technology for young drivers: Black box or dash cam?

Cover boy 17 Nov 2017, 3:57 pm

A growing number of young men are using cosmetics and big brands are embracing the trend.

Visibility poor 17 Nov 2017, 11:01 am

A shortage of weather data is holding back many African economies. Some start-ups are changing this.

'Why I'm giving my wealth away' 17 Nov 2017, 10:11 am

EasyJet founder Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou discusses why he's started an award for disabled entrepreneurs in the UK.

Jaguar Land Rover tests driverless cars on public roads 17 Nov 2017, 7:08 am

The UK's biggest car manufacturer Jaguar Land Rover is testing driverless cars on public roads.

'There's a huge potential for video games in Africa' 17 Nov 2017, 7:07 am

With the fastest growing mobile phone market in the world, sub-Saharan Africa is a target market for the video games industry.

Baidu's voice-controlled smart speaker and other news 16 Nov 2017, 6:20 pm

BBC Click's Nick Kwek looks at some of the best of the week's technology news stories.

'My mum's our restaurant's head chef' 16 Nov 2017, 6:13 pm

Munaf Kapadia found a unique way to tear his mother away from the television - by making her his head chef in his pop-up restaurant business.

Chill seekers 16 Nov 2017, 6:08 pm

A simple innovation is helping to cut supermarkets' refrigeration costs by 15%.

Sarah Beeny and Chris Philp on UK housing market and homebuilding 16 Nov 2017, 10:12 am

Sarah Beeny says Britain does not have a housing shortage, but an "affordable housing shortage".

Special effects 15 Nov 2017, 6:06 pm

Ryan Johnson's low-cost movie props are proving popular among a new generation of filmmakers

University founder 15 Nov 2017, 1:37 am

University founder in Ghana wins major international education award.

Green planet 14 Nov 2017, 6:07 pm

The United Arab Emirates' Mars research programme is turning its attention to date palm trees.

Printing ears and noses 14 Nov 2017, 6:02 pm

The Swedish hi-tech firm at the forefront of using 3D printing to create human ears, noses and other body parts.

Sky high 14 Nov 2017, 11:27 am

Despite some difficult economic headwinds this year's Dubai Airshow is set for a record number of visitors as well as displays from the Chinese air force's aerobatics team, writes Tim Bowler.

Safe to drink? 13 Nov 2017, 6:04 pm

Eric Roy developed a powerful new water filter for homes after a major contamination scandal.

Poo power 13 Nov 2017, 6:03 pm

The Indian social enterprise that's building public toilets and using poo power to pay for their sustainability

Supersonic ambitions 13 Nov 2017, 11:54 am

Boom Supersonic boss Blake Scholl says new technology means supersonic flight has a commercial future.

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