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Christian Dior and LVMH combined by French billionaire
France's richest man makes £10bn move to combine Christian Dior fashion house with luxury firm LVMH.
Marissa Mayer to make $184m from Yahoo's sale to Verizon
Yahoo's chief executive will be paid $184m from the sale of the company to Verizon.
Wikipedia's Jimmy Wales creates news service Wikitribune
Wikitribune will be written by professional journalists and edited by volunteers.
Nestle moves biscuit output to Poland
Food giant to cut almost 300 jobs and move production of the Blue Riband biscuit to Poland.
McDonald's shares hit record as investors digest results
The fast food chain's boss hails its "sense of urgency" as first-quarter profits beat expectations.
General Motors loses Supreme Court appeal over car faults
The decision exposes the firm to more customer lawsuits over a defect that led to recalls in 2014.
Nasdaq hits 6,000 level for first time
Stocks on Wall Street continue to rise, buoyed by strong company results.
Peugeot Citroen investigated over diesel emissions
French prosecutors have started an investigation into diesel emissions by Peugeot and Citroen cars.
LafargeHolcim chief steps down after Syria investigation
Eric Olsen resigns in the wake of revelations about payments in Syria, but denies any wrongdoing.
Toy-maker Hasbro revenues boosted by Monopoly sales
The owner says there was strong demand for board games as well as digital gaming growth.
Accountants Grant Thornton fined £2.3m over audit
Grant Thornton is fined and severely reprimanded by the regulator over its audit of AssetCo.
Offer for Dulux owner AkzoNobel raised again
PPG raises its offer for the Dutch owner of the famous paint brand for a second time.
Jimmy Choo seeks well-heeled buyer
The British luxury shoe maker, valued at about £700m ($900m), is seeking offers from potential bidders.
UK energy bill cap 'will hit consumers'
Tory plans for a cap on household energy bills will "stop competition", warns one provider.
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Can plastic roads help save the planet?
A start-up company is persuading local councils in the UK to turn local plastic waste into roads.
Are flying cars the future?
A first glimpse of the flying car backed by Google co-founder
CEO Secrets: Put family first, says manufacturer.
Harvey Bowden, the boss of Harvey Water Softeners, says it's vital to put family before business.
Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg on grief: ‘It does get better’
Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg speaks movingly about her grief after the death of her husband.
Is Ghana's economy on the mend?
Ghana's President Nana Akufo-Addo says he is making significant economic progress after 100 days in power but critics are not so sure.
Zambia's DJ academy
The Zambian lawyer who opened up his own school for aspiring DJs.
Can China's electric cars kill off petrol?
How are three big carmakers going about cracking China, the world's biggest car market?
'Anomaly' blamed for £10k first class railway ticket
The ticket is for a journey between towns 64 miles apart making the trip cost £156 per mile.
Borussia Dortmund bombs: Part of an elaborate scam?
Police now believe the attack on Borussia Dortmund was part of a plot straight out of a Bond film.
Lunch-hour hacks
Rushed off your feet? Not enough hours in the day? Here are some apps to help you take control.
'You're hired Happy'
A profile of John Timpson, the boss of family-owned shoe repair firm Timpson, which has a very unusual recruitment policy.
Geeks vs government
The technology which underpins the internet's security has always been disputed.
Brand Masha
Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova returns to action next week looking to boost her sponsor appeal.
Braced for Brexit
Whether you consume music digitally or collect vinyl records, Brexit has the potential to affect you.
Russia's secret
Stem subjects - science, technology, engineering, maths - have an image problem. But not in Russia.
Presidential challenge
France may have a high standard of living but there are some persistent economic problems that will prove a challenge to whoever becomes the next president.
The hippo at work
The problem of "hippos" in the workplace - and why it is important that their decisions can be openly questioned.
Services matter
Services cannot be put on a boat and shipped, yet they way they are traded globally is increasingly important.
It's good to talk
An international study of young people's well-being shows the importance of parental involvement
Guardians of the home
Home security technology linked to smartphones is helping to keep people and property safe.
Facing the future
They may threaten the human workforce, but they are crucial to the modern economy.
Trade agenda
Trade was one of the dominant themes in Donald Trump's election campaign, but what are his priorities?
Double lives
The people pursuing more than one dream job.
Eggs-porting isn't easy
UK firms are rushing to take advantage of growing global demand for chocolate eggs.
Not so friendly skies
After a man is forcibly pulled off a flight, the US firm provides a prime example of what NOT to do.
Lyrics battle
Harvard wants to change the words of its university song to make it more inclusive.
The good stuff
Philanthropy tech is on the rise, from gaming with a conscience to video ads earning cash for charities.
Sparkling success
Karen Lynch was inspired to quit the corporate rat race and take over at bottled water firm Belu.
Fertile ground
The "femtech" market is booming, but are apps aimed at women effective and reliable?
Advertising fail
Pepsi's protest ad fell flat but the fizzy drinks maker isn't the only global brand to have got it really, really wrong.
Soviet saloon
A look at the growing classic car market and the popularity of collecting previously unheralded makes.
Trump's trade tactics
What's the problem with the US-China trade relationship - and what can Trump do about it?
Work it out
The news that millions of us are physically inactive has led some to ask if employers hold the answers.
Bed and breakfast?
How does a company go from succeeding in its home country to a global brand?
Ghetto city
How slums are offering low-tech smart solutions to common city problems.
Degrees of fear
Will a tougher line on immigration in the US mean deportation for many undocumented university students?
Cost of junk
The downgrading of South Africa's credit rating could have profound effects on the country's economy.
Clean sailing
Diesel-powered ferries are big polluters, so could electric engines be a cleaner option?
Swipe right
Saskia Nelson's knowledge of the online dating world led her to specialise in photos for dating profiles.