The latest stories from the Business section of the BBC News web site.
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Heathrow Airport promises to reduce night flights and curb both noise and pollution if it is allowed to build a new, third runway.
A 27-year-old woman working for a City firm says she was sent home for refusing to wear high heels. But is this legal, fair or healthy?
UK industry falls back into recession for the third time in eight years as it shrinks for the second quarter in a row.
BBC business editor Simon Jack asks Amin Nasser, chief executive of Saudi Aramco, about the firm's pledge to sell up to 5% of the company.
Japanese airbag maker Takata reports a loss as it grapples with the rising costs of recalling its potentially deadly airbags.
Japan's Toyota Motor made a record profit of 2.31trn yen ($21bn, £14.6bn) but warns profits will fall sharply next time due to a stronger yen and weaker markets.