BBC News - Business Wed, 22 Feb 2017 10:37:02 GMT
Military plane cost hits Airbus profits Annual profits slump at the aircraft maker following another big charge on its military cargo plane.
RWE forced to scrap dividend again The German parent company of UK energy firm Npower suffers writedowns on its power plants.
UK economy grows faster than thought The UK's economy did better than thought at the end of last year, but estimate for 2016 is cut.
Lloyds reports highest profit in decade Lloyds Banking Group, nearly 5% owned by the taxpayer, sees profits rise on lower PPI provisions.
Come to France post-Brexit, banks urged Presidential contender Emmanuel Macron calls his country an "attractive space" for UK-based companies.
Magnitsky bill turns UK into 'hostile environment' for kleptocrats The bill was largely prompted by Sergei Magnitsky, who died after uncovering fraud in Russia.
Scammers taking control of computers, experts warn Consumers are being warned about fraudsters who offer help with computer printers, then demand money.
Verizon and Yahoo agree $350m price cut Verizon cuts the price it will pay for Yahoo's core internet business following two huge cyber attacks.
Airlines told to pay flight compensation Five airlines that fly into Europe have been told they must pay compensation to passengers for delays.
Champagne pops back into Irish CPI basket Champagne is making a comeback a decade after the bubble burst for the Republic of Ireland's 'Celtic Tiger' economy.
HSBC shares slide after 62% profit fall One-off charges, including pulling out of Brazil, hit the global banking giant's annual results.
Burger King owner to buy Popeyes chicken chain for $1.8bn Restaurant Brands is to buy the Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen chain for $1.8bn.
Government finances record £9.4bn surplus in January Analysts say the government could undershoot the forecast deficit for current financial year.
Bank of England 'has improved' its economic forecasting The Bank of England's chief economist admits "sizeable" forecasting errors have been made in the past.
Miners boosted by commodity prices Rising commodity prices help two of the world's biggest mining companies report strong profits.
BBC World News business headlines The latest international business headlines from BBC World News.
Kevin O'Leary: Canada's Donald Trump? Businessman and reality TV star Kevin O'Leary wants to disrupt Canada's government. Sound familiar?
Diversifying the United States' coal country Not everyone in the US's coal country is waiting for mining to return, they are looking to diversify.
'I wondered if I just wasn't good enough' Tom Cowley, who is autistic, dreamt of creating computer games, but struggled to find employment. But now an IT firm is harnessing the unique qualities of autistic people.
Wheelchair user creates mannequin to target disabled consumers British businesses could be losing out on a potential £420 million a week by failing to target disabled consumers.
The man championing wheelchair tourism in Brazil Brazilian Ricardo Shimosakai is a tourist agent who specialises in finding holiday packages for people with mobility issues.
Who spends $150,000 on a kid's birthday party? Children's birthday parties are getting expensive in some countries - but how much would you spend keeping up with the Joneses?
CEO Secrets: Sex toy boss shares his tips Richard Longhurst, co-founder of Lovehoney, a sex toy business, shares his business advice.
Canada's Trump? An outspoken businessman and reality TV star hopes to make a populist splash in Canadian government.
Supermarket sourcing Importing food is getting more expensive so why don't UK supermarkets get more of their supplies from home?
Textbook royal The best teachers go beyond academic lessons to pass on lessons in compassion, says Prince Harry.
Accessing the world Brazilian Ricardo Shimosakai is a tourist agent who specialises in finding holiday packages for people with mobility issues.
Finding drugs faster How cloud computing is speeding up the development of potentially life-saving drugs.
Baby Ciao Catherine Gazzoli is producing a range of organic baby food influenced by her Italian roots.
Breaking down barriers Up to 1.2 billion people around the world live with some sort of disability - and businesses are increasingly realising they have a lot of spending power.
Sky jam UK air traffic control is investing £600m in a new cloud-based system to cope with rising demand.
Talking to the machine The story behind the compiler, a remarkable innovation that made modern computing possible.
No CEO Do firms really need one person in charge? Staff at Swedish firm Crisp explain why they decided to bin the boss.
In focus Will a merger of Essilor and Luxottica be too big for the public good?
Clubbed to death Following the demise of the seal-hunting trade, Norway is focusing on a new Arctic gold rush.
Money makers Guinea pigs may be seen as pets in the UK, but in Peru they are an increasingly popular delicacy.
Keeping it fresh How tapping into a growing middle class in emerging markets saw Tupperware Brands go from failing to a global phenomenon.
Best in class An international ranking puts Montreal as best world city for students, overtaking Paris.
Distracted to death Drivers using mobile phones on the road are four times more likely to have an accident - but can apps also make us safer?
'It's no good being fluffy' It's no good artisans making beautiful luxurious items, if they don't know how to sell them. One mentorship scheme is trying to address the gap.
Mobile money How mobile technology is profoundly changing access to money in the developing world.
Thanks, mum! The woman who uses blockchain technology to prove where food comes from.
Work to be done How Australian entrepreneur Matt Barrie set up and grew website Freelancer, which links people who need tasks done with others who bid for the work.
Too big to fail? Spotify may be "too big to fail", according to Billboard magazine, but the clock is ticking as the company hatches its plans to go public.
'A small sacrifice' Some company bosses are going to extremes to raise money for charity, but should they do more?
Mood music How roboticists and programmers are trying to make their creations more empathetic and "human".
Crisis management A number of companies and experts explore how businesses should best react to a disaster, be it a cyber-attack, financial scandal or other series issue.
Not so balmy With French owner L'Oreal wanting to put The Body Shop up for sale, BBC News asks what's gone wrong at the UK cosmetics chain?
Billionaire school What's the stamping ground for the elusive group of start-up billionaires?
Continuing crisis Eurozone governments and the International Monetary Fund have fallen out once again over how to handle the country's bailout.
'It's a lifestyle, not a job' The business people with life-changing injuries and illnesses who created bespoke jobs.
The people with arthritis struggling to work How do people juggle staying in work with a painful and debilitating condition like arthritis?
The power of the 'purple pound' explained BBC News looks at the idea of the "purple pound" and how much it is worth to the economy.
New voice for disabled consumers Disabled people will get a new chance to be heard in business, thanks to a government initiative.
How a chef with cerebral palsy has founded a bakery How a professional chef with ataxic cerebral palsy is struggling to make his artisanal bakery work.
'It makes for a fantastic business mind' Kelly Perks-Bevington, who has spinal muscular atrophy type 3, says in the past she may have let her disability hold her back in business, but not anymore.