The latest stories from the Business section of the BBC News web site.
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Australia's national carrier Qantas reports a return to full-year profit and says it plans to buy eight Boeing Dreamliners.
Drive to create new video games talent
The bio-fuel firm that sells its methane by the rucksack
How the High Street brand is getting a makeover
More than a third of employees believe they have been bullied in their workplace, according to research for a UK law firm.
The company which makes the soft drink Irn Bru is to stop paying customers for returning empty bottles.
India's Uber boss has described the incident in which an Uber driver raped a female passenger as 'horrific'.
Minutes from the US Federal Reserve's latest meeting show it thought conditions for a rate rise "were approaching", but that the economy was not ready yet.
German MPs approve a third eurozone bailout deal for Greece, after Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble says it would be irresponsible to oppose it.
The UK's benchmark FTSE 100 index falls to seven-month low amid increasing concerns about the outlook for commodity prices and Chinese growth.
Commodities giant Glencore reports a first half loss of $676m (£431m) after being hit by falling oil and metal prices.
US consumer prices rose 0.1% in July, helped by petrol and food costs, the US Department of Labor says.
The average cost of a cremation at a public crematorium has risen by a third since 2010, the BBC can reveal.
The majority of UK households now expect an interest rate rise within 12 months, an influential survey says, while a Bank of England policymaker predicts they will go up "pretty soon".
Irn Bru maker AG Barr is to scrap its 30p buyback scheme for customers who return glass bottles.
Shares of Danish brewer Carlsberg drop, after the brewer cut its profit forecast, blaming 'challenging conditions' in Eastern Europe.
A fire on a parked Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 787 Dreamliner jet at Heathrow Airport in 2013 was probably caused by a short circuit, air accident investigators say.