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Indian bank branch at centre of $1.8bn fraud is closed
A Punjab National Bank branch in Mumbai has been shut by police investigating India's biggest loan fraud.
Latvian central bank boss 'wanted bribe'
The Baltic state's anti-corruption agency suspects Ilmars Rimsevics of seeking a €100,000 bribe.
Trump India 'dinner and chat' property offer criticised
A newspaper advertisement offers property buyers conversation and a meal with Donald Trump Jr.
Not so finger lickin' good: KFC runs out of chicken
Disappointed fried chicken fans are turned away after problems with a new distribution system.
Why did Black Panther roar in S Korea?
Key action shots filmed in the port city of Busan contributed to popularity among Korean audience.
Sir Philip Green faces more pension questions from Frank Field
MP Frank Field will probe pension schemes amid reports that Sir Philip Green wants to sell his empire.
Anger at Google image search 'peace deal'
The search giant will remove features from its image search to appease Getty Images.
US rejects China-led bid for Chicago Stock Exchange
Regulator's decision is the latest rejection of a Chinese firm's attempt to do business in the US.
Nirav Modi: Who is India's scandal-linked billionaire?
His diamonds have been worn by Kate Winslet and Priyanka Chopra but what do we know about Nirav Modi?
Facebook told to stop tracking in Belgium
Facebook is ordered to stop tracking people without consent, by a court in Belgium.
Consumer squeeze weighs on UK retail sales
Rising prices dampened shoppers' spending in January, but sales of sports goods are stronger than usual.
South Africa: the economic challenge
What are the challenges facing South Africa's new president Cyril Ramaphosa?
Renault asks Carlos Ghosn to stay on as chief executive
There had been some speculation the carmaker boss would relinquish his role as head of the French firm.
Standard Life Aberdeen sees £100bn contract axed
Last year's merger has created competition issues, according to Lloyds and Scottish Widows.
UK and US blame Russia for 'malicious' NotPetya cyber-attack
Britain and the US say the Russian military was behind the NotPetya attack which hit firms worldwide.
BBC World News business headlines
The latest international business headlines from BBC World News.
'You've got to make tough decisions, but in partnership'
When Mondelez took over Cadbury's it had to make mass redundancies, but how do you do that without ruining your reputation?
A tale of two Indian tech cities
Hyderabad is giving Bangalore a run for its money as a start-up destination in India.
How the pneumatic tyre became a million dollar idea
The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst explains how the pneumatic tyre became a million dollar idea.
Africa's farmer-to-farmer text service
Offline knowledge-sharing platform WeFarm enables farmers to ask other farmers for advice.
Energy from rubbish to power Addis Ababa
A new plant in Addis Ababa will convert waste into a source of energy for the city.
Life in the 'golden cage'
As the wife of a highly skilled immigrant Neha Mahajan is one of the Indian women who is not allowed to work in the US.
Hot on Instagram - but is it art?
Should social media-friendly experiences designed to make striking photos be considered art?
Beauty boss
Grit and determination, as well as snakes and dragons, helped Maria Hatzistefanis become a business success.
No charge
A third of UK car-owners do not have a driveway - so charging an electric car can be difficult.
Kiwis crackdown
New Zealand is set to introduce a radical measure to tame its soaring property market
Manbag mystery
Increasing numbers of British men are carrying manbags, Mintel says, but what is it that makes a bag "male"?
Humble origins
Sweden is one of the most innovative countries in the world, but the business culture discourages bragging.
Recycling hacks
As pressure on recycling infrastructure grows, entrepreneurs are turning to unusual ways to get fresh use out of the most unlikely products.
Norwegian challenger
Low-cost, long haul carriers like Norwegian are rapidly expanding by attracting young passengers. But is it sustainable?
Recipe for success
US flatbread firm Kontos Food is now exporting around the world thanks to a commitment to tweaking its recipes to meet national preferences.
Educated survivor
Tara's fundamentalist family in rural Idaho would not let her go to school, but she got a PhD from Cambridge.
Unfair pay
Some US states have banned employers from asking about previous pay, to tackle the gender gap
Tinder revolution
Online dating has become the standard way to find a partner these days. Can AI make it even better?
Scandinavian blues
While most consumer brands suggest they will make the buyer feel happier, Swedish rainwear firm Stutterheim says its jackets may cause melancholy.
Risk assessment
Insurer Hiscox focuses on areas like cyber-attack and terrorism, but how do you assess such risks?
Probe Down Under
Finance is the country's biggest industry but a landmark inquiry is probing scandals in the sector.
Say what?
BBC readers share their worst examples of business jargon following our piece on Davos language.
Potato plastics
Better recycling and compostable materials could be an answer to our plastic pollution problem.
Global collapse
What Homer's tale of the fall of Troy can teach us about our own 21st Century interconnected world.
Challenging stereotypes
Sweden's capital is poised to ban sexist and racist outdoor advertising, but not everyone agrees with the move.
Daydream believer
Researchers investigate the creative and confusing moments between waking and sleeping.
Fabulous fabrics?
Synthetic fibres have never had a good reputation, but one Japanese business is making polyester and nylon for many of the world's most expensive fashion brands.
Computer says no
More firms are relying on artificial intelligence and automation to speed up recruitment, but at what cost?
All-electric aircraft?
The pressure to cut emissions, noise and costs is propelling companies towards electric planes.
Security pioneers
Florin and Mariuca Talpes started their $600m IT firm Bitdefender after Romania's 1989 revolution.
Regional take-off
Who's ordering planes? What's the world's busiest air route? We take a snapshot of the region's industry.
Shiny no more
Compilations by pop artists are another casualty of the shift away from physical albums to streaming.
Powell position
Jerome Powell takes over as Fed chair: The whole world awaits his first move
League of their own
The Canadian rugby league club that is aiming to get to the top tier of the sport in England.
Mind control
Controlling machines using thought can be used in medicine, gaming, transport and many other sectors.
Banana blight
As a deadly disease spreads, the fight for a banana plantation in Mozambique might hold the key to saving the world's favourite fruit.
Shrinking snacks
While treats may be getting smaller - research has found that some prices are falling too.
On strike?
Industrial workers want the option of working less to look after their families, while not losing pay.
Rescuing child brides
A campaign in several African countries wants to stop child brides and keep girls in education.
Global brew
How businessman Tran Qui Thanh built Vietnam's largest soft drinks firm, THP, and his plans to become a worldwide brand.
Things fall apart
As the worldwide demand for used and worn clothing plummets, what do we do with our unwanted clothes?
Robo news
As more media outlets use automated algorithms to write news stories, are journalists doomed?
Couture couple
How Mandy Watkins and Rupert Youngman built popular womenswear brand Hush.
Tips to reach the top
Women business leaders at Davos give the BBC their tips to reach succeed in the corporate world.