Shopping through the eyes of someone with autism

For Connor Ward, shopping can be an overwhelming and stressful experience. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source: BBC Business News Full article...

Teva Pharmaceuticals: Israeli drugmaker to cut 14,000 jobs

Israel's Teva Pharmaceutical Industries has announced a restructuring plan that will see it cut 14,000 jobs worldwide, or 25% of its total workforce.Israel itself...

Australia wins landmark case on cigarette plain packaging

The WTO decision to uphold plain packaging laws is likely to have global implications. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source: BBC...

CBS loses initial battle with shareholder

CBS is up against the Redstone family, its biggest shareholder, in a fight for control of the firm. *Featured images and content are taken from...

Move aside Trump

Why South Korean TV shows - so-called K-dramas - are growing in popularity around the world. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective...

Can Moana and Rapunzel make women’s sport pay?

The business model for women's sport can't merely be a smaller version of that found in men's sport. *Featured images and content are taken from...

Carillion board oversaw a ‘rotten corporate culture’, say MPs

MPs have accused former directors, auditors and the government of failing to stop Carillion's collapse. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source:...

Commonwealth Bank admits failures in money laundering case

Australia's biggest bank has admitted it was late to disclose more than 53,000 transactions that allegedly breached anti-money laundering laws.In August, the nation's financial...

The year in business

The year 2017 saw a burst of optimism among American investors and consumers, despite the turmoil sparked by President Trump's first year in office....

Toys R Us troubles put 3,200 jobs at risk

Toys R Us is facing an uncertain future in the UK after it was told to put £9m into its struggling pension fund by...

Sand into soil

A Norwegian innovation could save millions of farms by transforming sand into fertile soil. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source: BBC...

Sky News faces uncertain future after Disney-Fox deal

Walt Disney's agreement to buy most of 21st Century Fox's business for $52.4bn (£39bn) has raised further questions about the Sky News channel's future.Before...

How the light bulb became a million dollar idea.

The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst explains how the light bulb became a million dollar idea. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source: BBC...

The pig farmer taking on Tesco

Pig farming can be a messy business, but some say supermarkets are playing an even dirtier game.Richard Baugh's family have been raising pigs for...

UK economy faces weakest growth since 2009, employers warn

The British Chambers of Commerce says that the UK economy could see its weakest year since 2009. *Featured images and content are taken from the...

How headphones became a million dollar idea

The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst explains how headphones became a million dollar idea. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source: BBC Business News Full...

Raising Kane

Data and analytics can only go so far in unearthing football talent, coaches have to use intuition too. *Featured images and content are taken from...

US tariffs on Chinese imports to take effect

US tariffs of 25% on Chinese imports worth $34bn kick in on Friday, with China set to follow suit. *Featured images and content are taken...

Disney rides Black Panther to profit

The blockbuster movie helps Disney's profits soar, amid questions about its 21st Century Fox bid. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source:...

GT Wonder Boy at CES 2019 in Las Vegas

Singapore’s first smart social bot companion GT Wonder Boy represents Singapore’s advancement in robotics at CES, Las Vegas from 8th -11th January. Singapore-based innovative technological...

Companies race to meet gender pay gap deadline

More than 800 companies leave it until the day before the deadline to submit their figures. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective...

NatWest bank spat prompts web security changes

NatWest bank says it will enhance the security of its website, following a spat with security experts who spotted a vulnerability.Several researchers had asked...

A voice for a dollar

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Five surprising things enjoying a World Cup bonanza

Five things that are flying off the shelves thanks to England's World Cup success. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source: BBC...

Telegraph struggling as revenues plunge

Push for three million registered digital customers comes as print edition sales continue to slide. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source:...

Lidl bottom of recyclable packaging survey, says Which?

Consumer group Which? says up to a third of plastic packaging in supermarkets is not easily recyclable. *Featured images and content are taken from the...

‘Don’t try to be a man,’ says rail boss Dyan Crowther

"When I started working, there weren’t even ladies' toilets," says HS1 boss Dyan Crowther. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source: BBC...

Token DJ

Rows between artists, managers and their record labels often become the stuff of music legend, but does blockchain technology mean that musicians could soon...

US finds against Bombardier in Boeing dispute

The US has ruled that Canada's Bombardier received government subsidies and sold C-Series jets below cost in the US, a step likely to lead...

Could smartphones replace bank branches?

Banks sent 512 mobile alerts last year as our money management moves from spreadsheets to smartphones. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective...

Walt Disney buys Murdoch's Fox for $52bn

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Millennials to enjoy 'inheritance boom'

Millennials will enjoy the biggest "inheritance boom" of any post-war generation, but it will be too late to solve housing struggles and wealth inequality,...

Toy craze

Every Christmas there's one toy that causes holiday mayhem - a must-have that seems almost impossible for desperate parents to get their hands on....

Pubs closing at rate of 18 a week as people stay home

The Campaign for Real Ale says more people are choosing to drink at home. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source: BBC...

US tax bill: Republicans agree sweeping changes

US Republicans from both houses of Congress have revealed their joint bill for the biggest overhaul of the country's tax system in 30 years.The...

How UK shoppers fell in love with own-label groceries

Tesco says it will increase the shelf-space it gives to own-brand products *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source: BBC Business News Full...

Water bills set to fall by up to £25 from 2020

Household water bills in England and Wales will fall by between £15 and £25 a year from 2020 to 2025, the regulator Ofwat has...

‘Starting from zero’

An online school wants to make better use of the language skills of refugees and to help them integrate. *Featured images and content are taken...

Train fares: Rail industry plans fares shake-up

Rail firms admit "anomalies" in the system mean passengers are not always offered the cheapest fare. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective...

Exmo Bitcoin exchange manager freed by kidnappers

Kidnapped Exmo Bitcoin exchange manager Pavel Lerner was freed by his abductors in Ukraine on Friday. Exmo confirmed that their employee is safe and...

UK car production driven down by fall in domestic demand

The number of cars built in the UK last month fell by 4.6% compared with a year earlier, driven down by a sharp decline...

Trump set to announce China sanctions after IP probe

The White House says its investigation finds that China encourages the theft or transfer of intellectual property. *Featured images and content are taken from the...

Cash controversy: The High Streets with too many ATMs

Shoppers in Gallowtree Gate, in the centre of Leicester, should never find themselves short of cash.Within a five minute walk they can find no...

Exmo Bitcoin exchange manager kidnapped in Kiev

A manager of the Exmo Bitcoin exchange has been kidnapped in Ukraine.According to Russian and Ukrainian media reports Pavel Lerner, 40, was kidnapped while...

Mobile phone and broadband services need 'radical improvement'

The head of the National Infrastructure Commission has called for urgent action to tackle poor mobile phone coverage. Lord Adonis has written to the...

Bitcoin trading starts on the huge CME exchange

Bitcoin has moved another step towards mainstream investing with the start of trading on the huge Chicago Mercantile Exchange financial futures market.It comes as...

Eric Schmidt steps down as boss of Google owner

The executive chairman of Google owner Alphabet is to step down in January, the company has announced. Eric Schmidt, who has been with the...

Locked out

The internet of things (IoT) promises many advantages - smart cities with integrated transport systems, for instance - but it comes with a significantly...

Nuisance call bosses could be fined up to £500,000

Company bosses may be made personally liable for nuisance calls and could be fined up to £500,000. *Featured images and content are taken from the...

Niki Austrian airline failure strands many passengers

The Austrian airline Niki has grounded its planes, stranding thousands of passengers, after filing for insolvency protection.The company has about 20 planes serving resorts...