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Standard Chartered puts aside $900m for potential fines
Standard Chartered says the cash will cover possible fines in the US and UK, including for sanctions breaches.
Nestle and Epic pull YouTube ads over abuse claims
Several big firms pull ads after they appear next to sexualised comments left on children's videos.
Barclays profits amid UK economic 'uncertainty' in UK
The UK bank reports annual profits of £3.5bn and makes provision for UK "economic uncertainty".
Record UK government surplus in January
Analysts say the bumper surplus could give the chancellor extra money for the Spring Statement.
Purplebricks shares dive on sales outlook shock
Estate agent slashes its sales forecast and announces the departure of two senior executives.
Climate change: Ban gas grid for new homes 'in six years'
New-build homes should be warmed by heat pumps or networks of hot water, a report says.
Bolsonaro proposes pension overhaul for Brazil
Reforming Brazil's retirement system is considered critical to the country's economy.
Could Huawei threaten the Five Eyes alliance?
Different views about the threat posed by the Chinese firm pose risks to the intelligence alliance.
Samsung reveals Galaxy Fold and S10 5G
The "luxury" foldable-screened phone can run up to three apps at once when opened up into tablet mode.
UBS fined €3.7bn in tax fraud case
The Swiss bank is found guilty of helping French clients hide billions from French tax authorities.
Trump seeks to recoup 'wasted' California high-speed rail funds
The administration plans on ending funds for what Mr Trump calls a "failed" California rail project.
Sainsbury's shares dive after Asda merger put in doubt
Shares in Sainsbury’s dive 15% after the competition watchdog casts doubt on its plan to buy Asda.
'Sustained' drone attack closed Gatwick, airport says
Gatwick's decision to suspend operations was taken after a risk assessment with police, authorities say.
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Huawei founder: 'No way US can crush us'
Ren Zhengfei described the arrest of his daughter Meng Wanzhou, the company's chief financial officer, as politically motivated.
'People use storage for life events'
"We have to be mindful of the moments in life our customers are in," says storage boss Anthony Paine.
How the chocolate bar became a million dollar idea
The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst explains how the chocolate bar became a million dollar idea.
Japan turns to tech to cut long working hours
Overwork is a longstanding problem in Japan and companies are turning to technology for solutions.
Worklife India: The transwoman breaking boundaries
Women are under-represented in Indian politics, and a trans woman is a rare sight. Apsara Reddy is one such politician who’s breaking the glass ceiling.
'Ideas are worthless, execution matters'
StockX founder Josh Luber says entrepreneurs just need to put "one foot in front of the other".
Brexit: How could it affect the fashion industry?
Brexit may mean buying your favourite brand could cost you more. Here's why.
How Brexit hit the pound in your pocket
The value of the pound has changed a lot over the past three years - making us all a little poorer.
Brexit: What trade deals has the UK done so far?
The UK says it want to replicate the EU's trade agreements "as far as possible".
Olives pitting US against EU in global trade fight
Are US tariffs on Spanish olives a pretext for a bigger challenge to world trade?
Greater Bay Area: China's ambitious but vague economic plan
The ambitious economic plan links Hong Kong, Macau and other Chinese cities to boost growth.
Trump-Kim summit: What might Kim learn from hosts Vietnam?
All eyes are on nuclear talks but Kim Jong-un will be closely studying the hosts of the US-N Korea summit.
When class sizes fall so does teachers' pay
International study from OECD suggests that cutting class sizes often means lower pay for teachers.
Could hackers 'brainjack' your memories in future?
A decade from now, memory-boosting implants could be available commercially, but at what risk?
Ren Zhengfei: Huawei's reclusive founder
When Ren Zhengfei started Huawei in 1987 little did he know it would become a global telecoms giant.
How sending handwritten letters created a $1bn firm
Technology company Celonis got its first business customers by writing them letters by hand to stand out from the crowd.
Brexit: Will Britons living in the EU still get healthcare?
A reader asks about state healthcare for UK nationals in EU countries.
How Lidl learnt to be less German in the UK
Ronny Gottschlich, the former boss of Lidl, explains how the German discounter grew in the UK.
Quadriga: The cryptocurrency exchange that lost $135m
When Quadriga's founder died he left behind a mystery: what happened to millions in cryptocurrency?
Why did the Airbus A380 fail?
It was billed as the future of air travel, but airlines increasingly saw the jet as too big and inefficient.
Meet the tech entrepreneurs tackling sexual harassment
In the wake of the #MeToo movement, new apps are helping victims gather and share evidence.
Carlos Ghosn and Japan's 'hostage justice' system
Critics say the pressure to confess is immense and there is no real presumption of innocence.
Valentine's Day: This man devised a formula for finding love, and followed it
Wouldn't it make sense to take a more rational approach to choosing your perfect partner?
The fashion models struggling with a life of debt
Models travel between fashion capitals for the chance to appear on the catwalks, but many will go home without pay and more debt.
Valentine's Day: Japan falling out of love with 'obligation chocolates'
Some women in Japan are moving away from the custom of giving 'obligation chocolates' to male colleagues.