BBC : Business (43)

Tech giants targeted in UK budget

Large technology companies will have to pay tax on royalties made on sales in the UK.

Five ways to revive Zimbabwe's economy

The measures needed to get the country's finances off life-support and into recovery mode.

Budget 2017: UK growth forecast cut by Hammond

The chancellor gives a sobering assessment of the economy - but unveils a boost for first-time buyers.

Tech giants targeted in UK budget

Companies such as Google, Amazon and Apple will have to pay tax on royalties made on sales in the UK.

Thomas Cook shares hit as UK earnings fall

Rising hotel prices, the weaker pound and competition in the Spanish market affect the holiday firm.

Skype removed from China Apple and Android app stores

Apple says it removed the call and messaging app because it does not comply with local laws.

Two Boeing 747 jumbo jets sold in China Taobao auction

The jumbo jets ended up on an e-shopping website after a court failed to sell them offline.

Tencent chief 'richer than Google founders'

Ma Huateng's company is the first Asian firm to reach a market value of more than $500bn.

UK firms 'excluded' from space contracts by Brexit

Aerospace firms also warn if the UK leaves the EU without a deal it will be "chaotic" for the sector.

Ineos expands into North Sea oil and gas exploration

The chemicals giant has signed a deal potentially giving it access to vast energy reserves.

Chinese carmaker Trumpchi mulls less political name

The Chinese carmaker hopes to start selling to the US by 2019, but possibly under a different name.

EasyJet profits fall after 'difficult year' for aviation

The airline's full-year profits are also hit by the effect of Brexit on the pound.

NHS overcharged for thyroid drug, says watchdog

A 6,000% rise in a key thyroid drug led the NHS to overpay, the Competition and Markets Authority says.

Vicente Fox warns Trudeau not to be 'Judas' on Nafta

Mexico's former president warns Canada not to betray them by striking a trade deal with the US.

Paris and Amsterdam to host key EU agencies post-Brexit

Ministers pick new homes for medicine and banking agencies which will move from London.

Alibaba buys stake in Chinese hypermarket chain Sun Art

The purchase marks a move into grocery retailing, where online operators have often struggled.

Vincente Fox warns Trudeau not to be 'Judas' on Nafta

Mexico's former president warns Canada not to betray them by striking a trade deal with the US.

Would Rupert Murdoch break up his empire?

Several firms are reported to be interested in parts of 21st Century Fox, but would Murdoch really sell?

Fox shares jump on sale speculation

Comcast, Sony and Verizon have reportedly approached the Murdoch-controlled media and entertainment firm.

Fox shares jump on sale speculation

Comcast, Sony and Verizon have reportedly approached the Murdoch-owned media and entertainment firm.

HS2 contractor Carillion's shares hit by profit alert

Carillion, the UK's second biggest construction firm, warns on profits for the third time in a year.

Stocks on Wall Street retreat

US markets lose ground, but there are big gains for some clothing chains and Twenty-First Century Fox.

Singapore suspends trade ties with North Korea

The move comes about two months after the UN agreed tough new sanctions on Pyongyang.

Carillion issues profit warning amid debt woes

The struggling construction firm says it expects to breach its financial contracts.

Sky Bet extends English Football League sponsorship deal

The online gambling operation has extended its multi-million pound deal with the English Football League.

'Disabled Airbnb' bought by Airbnb

A London firm set up to help people with disabilities find appropriate accommodation is bought by Airbnb.

New GKN chief leaves before starting role

The engineering giant seeks "alternative leadership" as it uncovers more problems in North America.

Could buying paintings make you rich?

As a painting is sold for a record $450m in New York, experts urge "extreme caution" over investing in art.

Brexit: Goldman Sachs chief Lloyd Blankfein suggests second vote

Lloyd Blankfein tweets that many want a "confirming vote" on a "monumental and irreversible" decision.

Norway's state fund 'needs to ditch oil and gas investments'

The country's central bank says the move will protect it from "a permanent drop in oil and gas prices".

Siemens to cut 6,900 jobs worldwide

The German industrial group's job cuts will come mostly in its fossil fuels division.

Man Utd revenues grow thanks to TV and match-day income

The Old Trafford club sees strong growth in revenues and operating profits in first quarter.

Walmart helps to lift US markets

Shares in the retail giant jump after it reports stronger-than-expected sales growth at its stores and online.

FTSE 100 higher despite GKN slump

Shares in the engineering firm drop 4.8% as its chief executive-designate leaves the company.

Asda sales continue to increase

Sales at the UK supermarket rise for the second quarter in a row, but the rate of increase slows.

Uber London licence appeal 'could take years'

TfL deemed Uber unfit to run a taxi service and refused to renew its licence in September.

First annual UK retail sales fall since 2013

Despite the annual sales fall, the underlying picture is one of growth, the UK statistics body says.

Alibaba's Jack Ma slips to third in China rich list

Jack Ma, the boss of the Chinese e-commerce giant, falls to third on Forbes' China rich list.

Price of Football 2017: Premier League clubs cut or freeze majority of prices

More than 80% of ticket prices in the Premier League are reduced or frozen for the 2017-18 season, the Price of Football study finds.

Russia and Venezuela agree debt deal

Russia said it had agreed to minimal repayments over six years on more than $3bn in debts.

ECB warns banks against Brexit 'empty shells'

The bank said some post-Brexit plans proposed by banks are inadequate.

Social housing: Ministers move debt to boost building

About £70bn of housing association debt will come off the UK's balance sheet to try and boost investment.

Chevron says it will push for Myanmar human rights

The US oil giant has multi-billion dollar investments in a region where the UN has alleged ethnic cleansing.