The latest stories from the Business section of the BBC News web site.
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Panorama shows in graphic detail how Volkswagen cheats European tests.
Not everyone has heard of Kiribati, but there's a good chance you could have eaten tuna caught in the waters off the tiny Pacific nation.
How data is shining a light on global property markets
US make-up artist Bobbi Brown tells the BBC's Nomsa Maseko that her make-up empowers women.
The past few months have seen a number of market watchers express concern about the corporate bond market. What is the problem?
US drugs giant Pfizer agrees a takeover of Botox-maker Allergan for $160bn (£106bn) in a record pharmaceuticals deal.
Volkswagen says it does not plan to compensate customers in Europe whose vehicles were rigged to cheat emissions tests - unlike in the US.
School children tell BBC Panorama how their families have been affected by the closure of Redcar's steel works
A "significant" number of tumble dryers sold in the last 11 years in the UK may need a repair owing to fire risks.
The UK's "woefully inadequate" money laundering checks fail to block corrupt money and terrorist funds, an anti-corruption body warns.
Companies should pay tax on their profits based on where their products are sold, a professor is to suggest.
A lab test carried out for the BBC shows that VW diesel cars programmed with a "defeat device" can cheat the official EU pollution test, as well as the test in the US.
Yahoo confirms it is preventing some people from accessing their emails if they are using ad-blocking software in their browser.
Hundreds of thousands of women deserve compensation for delays to their state pension, Labour peer Baroness Bakewell says.
Growth in the French service sector slowed to a three-month low in November in the wake of the Paris attacks, Markit's PMI survey suggests.
The first female chief of the CBI business lobby group says corporate dinners are "not very inclusive" for women.
HSBC shareholder Standard Life would back banking giant HSBC if it decided to move its headquarters out of the UK.
Report finds the number of 16-24 year olds in poverty is now higher than for over-65s.