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Four key Twitter executives are to leave the company as the social network continues its attempt to turn around its fortunes.
Will extending maternity leave help keep Indian women in work?
Japanese shares rise despite December trade figures showing exports have fallen for a third straight month.
Can Indonesia's first high speed train help it overcome its traffic problem?
Plunging oil prices are blamed for a sharp rise in the number of UK oil and gas companies going bust.
The last of Jaguar Land Rover's classic Defenders will roll off the production line this week, ending 68 years of production - does this mean the carmaker's best off-road days are behind it?
The former takeaway worker who set up a fast-growing IT firm
France will maintain law and order at its border after migrants stormed a UK-bound ferry in Calais, Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve says.
Iran is considering buying planes from US manufacturer Boeing as it moves to upgrade its fleet following the removal of UN sanctions.
BBC News looks at some of the highlights of the World Economic Forum (WEF) which was held in Davos this week.
A new system of flat-rate tax relief on pension contributions would be fairer to everyone, especially the low-paid, the insurance industry has said
The number of profit warnings posted by listed companies reaches the highest level since the last recession, according to a survey.
BT should be forced to sell the country's leading broadband provider because of its poor performance, a report backed by MPs says.
Critics say a deal for US firm Google to pay £130m in UK back taxes is "derisory", but Chancellor George Osborne says it is a "vindication" for the government.
George Osborne welcomes an agreement for Google to pay £130m in UK back taxes, and dismisses complaints from Labour politicians about it.