The latest stories from the Business section of the BBC News web site.
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Staff at JTI Gallaher cigarette plant in County Antrim are given time off to absorb the news that all 877 jobs are to be lost.
Nokia plans to suspend production at its mobile phone factory in India because of a dispute with the country's tax authorities.
Mobile operator Three has been fined £250,000 by regulator Ofcom by failing to handle customer complaints in a "fair and timely manner".
Annual house price growth in the UK will moderate during the rest of the year, having peaked at about 10%, according to the Halifax.
A Silicon Valley start-up company has developed a way of replacing passwords by allowing users to create their own unique "air signature".
The UK's Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) bans a TV advert by payday lender Wonga, following a complaint by a charity.
The mobile network EE launches a service that allows four people to watch different TV shows at once via the same set-top box.
Air France estimates that last month's two-week pilots strike will cost it about €500m (£393m) in lost revenue, as its shares fall 2%.
The World Bank chief financial officer is giving up part of his bonus after an uproar over cost-cutting measures at the lender.
BBC Click talks to Twitter co-founder Biz Stone about the growth of social media.
Newcastle Utd owner Mike Ashley calls for an extraordinary meeting of Rangers in a bid to oust their chief executive.
India's biggest online retailer Flipkart apologises to customers for glitches during Monday's 'Big Billion Day' sale.
Tech giant Yahoo plans to cut jobs in Bangalore, India, which is considered one of its largest engineering hubs.
Asian markets headed lower, following Wall Street's cue, after the International Monetary Fund cut its global growth forecasts.
The Australian Capital Territory of Canberra ranks as the best place in the world to live, according to a report by the OECD.
A leading debt charity says the knock-on costs for the economy of people getting into too much debt amount to more than £8bn a year.
Yum Brands, the US owner of fast food chains KFC and Pizza Hut, cuts its full-year profit forecast after a food scare hurt its sales in China.
Everyone loves trees, but do we need forests in our cities and in our offices? One man thinks so and is busy planting them.
A "private" dinner between tech firms and government officials from across the EU is to take place on Wednesday.
Using the heat produced from computers to warm buildings