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The UK edges up the World Economic Forum's worldwide rankings, but the group warns that the health of the global economy is at risk.
The leaking of intimate photos of celebrities from iCloud accounts was due to a theft of log-in information, not a security breach, says Apple.
A group of workers decommissioning the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant sue its operator Tepco over unpaid hazard wages.
National Grid is seeking additional electricity supplies for winter after unexpected plant shutdowns have raised fears of potential shortages.
Credit Suisse is investigating two of its traders in London over allegations of misconduct.
About $1tn a year is being taken out of poor countries and millions of lives are lost because of corruption, the One campaign group says.
A court says the UberPop service must stop transporting passengers in Germany, but the American company refuses to suspend work.
Shares in Home Depot lead the Dow Jones index lower after a report claiming a data breach.
A hearing to convince a judge to approve Detroit's plan to restructure the city's debts has begun.
Mayor of London Boris Johnson says plans for an airport in the Thames Estuary, dubbed "Boris Island", are not dead despite a commission looking into the UK's airport needs rejecting the idea.
US auditor Arthur Andersen is having its name resurrected more than a decade after it collapsed because of the Enron accounting scandal.
The Ministry of Defence is set to sign a £3.5bn deal for nearly 600 new armoured vehicles ahead of the Nato summit in Wales, which starts on Thursday.
The construction sector expanded at its fastest pace for seven months in August, despite supply shortages holding back growth, a survey suggests.
George Osborne is to deliver the Autumn Statement, an annual update on the state of the economy, on 3 December.
US oilfield firm Halliburton says it has agreed a $1.1bn settlement to meet the majority of claims against it for its role in the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
UK luxury carmaker Aston Martin hires senior Nissan executive Andy Palmer as its new chief executive.
The surge in sales of laptops for students getting ready to start university has become like a "mini-Christmas", say leading retailers.
Singer Gary Barlow has said he is working with new accountants following controversy over his tax dealings.
The number of people struggling with payday loans has risen by 42% in the past year, according to the debt charity StepChange.
More than 48,000 homeowners have used the government's Help to Buy scheme since it started, figures show.
Complaints about payment protection insurance (PPI) have fallen after last year's record, but remain at historically high levels, according to the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS).
Switzerland's economy failed to grow in the second quarter of the year, official figures show, with trade affected by stagnation in the rest of Europe.
Gordon Brown says an independent Scotland would become "an international outcast" if it refused to accept a share of UK debt.
Water shortages could hinder fracking for shale oil and gas in many parts of the world, the World Resources Institute says.
With the European Union ending import tariffs on Georgian products from 1 September, the country's winemakers and farmers are hopeful of increasing their exports to the EU.
A profile of Walid Sultan Midani, the founder of Tunisia's first video game development company, and his plans for global success.
Entrepreneurs are trying to find ways to collect rubbish in Mali's capital city Bamako but they have nowhere to process it.
Premier League clubs have been on a player buying spree, with spending at £835m, as the end of the transfer window passes.
Rangers make new shares available to current shareholders and admit poor uptake could hinder payments to creditors.
England's top female rugby players will be paid for the first time as the Women's Sevens squad turns professional.
Bronek Masojada, chief executive of the insurance company Hiscox, analyses the effect of recent conflicts on the insurance market
BBC News talks to Ian Lowe, a blacksmith who teaches other people an ancient art he believes to be future-proof.
Card fraud in Asia costs banks $400m a year and is rising by up to 25% a year, according to software analytics firm Fico.
How three students took advantage of a strike by lecturers to create a massive online job site in Nigeria.
Dave Lewis is taking over as chief executive of Tesco a month earlier than planned. Retail analyst Steve Dresser considers what he needs to do for the company.
As food prices in the US increase, more people are looking for sources of free food - including other people's garbage. The BBC went dumpster diving with "freegans" in New York City.
Could chip and pin technology be open to a new type of "skimming" fraud which is being used to steal people's cash?
Why Chinese couples are queuing up to put on waterproof make-up and get their wedding pictures taken underwater.
The student entrepreneurs behind Nigeria's online jobs giant
Readers share their experiences of replacing their operating system