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The fashion show with Hollywood visual effects, 2018-02-22
Lucasfilm’s ILMxLAB and the London College of Fashion used a virtual avatar to join catwalk models.

Is nationalisation the answer for Britain's railways?, 2018-02-22
Labour wants to renationalise Britain's railways but 75% of the industry is already under public control.

UK economic growth revised downwards, 2018-02-22
Economic growth was a worse than expected 0.4% in the last three months of 2017, official figures say.

The fashion firm bringing tinsel to the high street, 2018-02-22
The tinsel revolution: A design company which started in a bedroom is expanding to the high street.

Sacked pregnant worker loses European court case, 2018-02-22
EU judges defend a Spanish bank's dismissal of a pregnant worker in general staff cuts.

From 'terrible teen' to thriving entrepreneur, 2018-02-21
A weightlifter has turned her life around to become a successful business woman at 32.

Bitcoin: MPs launch inquiry into digital currencies, 2018-02-21
The UK's Treasury Committee has launched an investigation into the risks and rewards of digital money.

Federal Reserve policymakers more confident about economy, 2018-02-21
Minutes from the Federal Reserve's January meeting will fuel debate over whether US interest rates should rise.

Making cosmetics from Russian herbs, 2018-02-21
How Russian hair and skincare company Natura Siberica become a popular global brand.

Productivity growth strongest since financial crisis, 2018-02-21
The UK sees a second quarter of productivity growth and wages rise more than expected.

Meet Cora, your local bank avatar, 2018-02-21
Next time you contact your bank, you may be served by a digital avatar instead of a human being. Cora is a prototype virtual bank teller developed by NatWest.

UK borrowing at lowest level since financial crisis, 2018-02-21
Government borrowing is at its lowest level since January 2008, official figures show.

BP says world's oil consumption will peak in late 2030s, 2018-02-21
A forecast by suggests global consumption will plateau at around 110 million barrels a day.

Gender pay gap: Men still earn more than women at most firms, 2018-02-21
New figures show 74% of medium and large companies pay men a higher wage rate than women.

Venezuela launches oil cryptocurrency, 2018-02-20
The "Petro" is intended to help country's crumbling economy evade tough US sanctions.

Jeremy Corbyn vows to curb City of London's power, 2018-02-20
The Labour leader also says the government needs stronger powers to prevent "hostile takeovers".

Nirav Modi fraud case and India's bank debt crisis, 2018-02-20
The Nirav Modi loan case is serious, but just a sign of a far deeper malaise in the banking sector.

Apprentice levy needs total overhaul, business chief will say, 2018-02-19
The head of the EEF manufacturers' group will say the flagship employment scheme needs a total revamp.

Key gig economy case reaches Supreme Court, 2018-02-19
Pimlico Plumbers is challenging a ruling that a "self-employed" worker is entitled to basic rights.

What not to expect from Philip Hammond Spring statement, 2018-02-19
There won't be a red box nor any tax nor spending changes in the chancellor's March economic update.

Central bank chief detained after raid, 2018-02-18
Ilmars Rimsevics has been detained after the anti-corruption agency raided his home and office.

Say what?, 2018-02-9
BBC readers share their worst examples of business jargon following our piece on Davos language.

A political Fed, 2017-12-10
As Jerome Powell prepares to take over the Federal Reserve, is the era of central bank independence ending?

Plastic fantastic, 2017-12-3
The growth of easily available credit profoundly altered our attitude to money.

Global leader, 2017-11-27
The interest rate set by America's central bank, the US Federal Reserve, is one of the key levers of the global economy.

Budget 2017: Hammond loosens his belt, 2017-11-22
The chancellor loosens the public finances envelope as the economy stutters.

Change makers, 2017-11-6
How people fleeing South Sudan have managed to create work – for themselves and others – in their new home of Uganda.

Unlocking trillions, 2017-11-5
One leading economist says it could release trillions of dollars of so-called "dead capital".

Managing the managers, 2017-10-29
Why hire a manager and then hire someone else to tell them how to do their job?

Crowded island, 2017-10-27
An explosion in tourism has saved Iceland's economy. But in a country of just 300,000 people, how much tourism is too much?

Balancing the books , 2017-10-22
The father of double-entry bookkeeping wrote the definitive guide in 1494.

Wine on the edge, 2017-10-17
How Canadian winemaker Norman Hardie is able to make award-winning wines, despite winter temperatures so cold it can kill his vines.

Health risks, 2017-10-17
Health risks and job losses are among the harms many in China face in the push for economic change.

No-belle prize, 2017-10-12
Just 13% of US academic economists are women - and only one has won the Nobel Prize in economics. Why are women so under-represented in the profession?

Have you been nudged?, 2017-10-9
Five ways the theory behind this year's Nobel prize for economics may have influenced your behaviour.

What do we want?, 2017-10-1
Asking customers what they wanted profoundly changed how retailers sold their goods.

Brass in pocket?, 2017-09-29
A rise in interest rates would be good news for savers, but bad for borrowers. How would a rise of 0.25% affect you?

UK trade, 2017-09-27
Theresa May says trade should continue as it is for two years post-Brexit – but what do the UK’s trading relationships look like at the moment?

Not so fantastic?, 2017-09-24
Cheap plastic has become ubiquitous, but we need to get better at recycling it.

Success story, 2017-09-17
Without it, companies in the sharing economy might not have grown as successfully as they have.

Northern Rock, 2017-09-11
The collapse of Northern Rock: Ten years on

Creative currency, 2017-09-10
The value of modern currency comes not from what it's made of, but what we all agree it's worth.

Money machines, 2017-09-7
Could low-cost automated financial advice help close the massive retirement savings gap?

Cheers to that, 2017-09-5
The English wine making industry is growing, but could it ever threaten the dominant European producers?

Limiting liability , 2017-09-3
The limited liability company has been described as "the greatest single discovery of modern times”.

Sterling sense, 2017-08-31
Buying foreign currency is both easier and more challenging than in the past.

Banking bonanza, 2017-08-28
Many of Europe's largest banks have already announced their intention to relocate jobs to Frankfurt as Brexit talks go on.

Poisonous progress, 2017-08-27
The arguments nearly a century ago over the use of leaded petrol.

Mixed picture, 2017-08-27
More than half of the 160 BHS stores that closed after it went into administration a year ago are still empty, says new research.

Selling citizenship, 2017-08-22
Amar Al-Sadi and her family escaped war-torn Yemen and are among thousands who have bought Maltese passports.

The devil's rope, 2017-08-6
How the spread of barbed wire helped redraw the map of the USA.

The tax trick, 2017-07-30
The chunk of global wealth illegally stashed in tax havens is a big feature of the modern economy.

Five food fights, 2017-07-27
Chlorine chicken isn't the only food that has got politicians in a flap

Inside US/UK trade deal, 2017-07-25
How would the UK benefit from a trade deal with the US and is it likely to happen?

Formula fix, 2017-07-24
Since the first commercial substitute for breast milk was launched in 1865, formula has shaped the workforce.

Happy travelling, 2017-07-21
The government is consulting on a new strategy which puts the consumer "at the heart of the aviation sector".

Easy does it?, 2017-07-16
Warren Buffett has advised his wife to invest her money in low-cost index funds, after his death.

Medieval money, 2017-07-9
Medieval tally sticks illustrate what money really is: a kind of debt that can be traded freely.

Tricky trade-off, 2017-06-25
If rules are too strict, good ideas take too long to spread, but lax regulation risks no innovation.

Better prospects, 2017-06-22
What impact is China's Belt and Road initiative, aimed at boosting trade links, having in Kazakhstan?

One year on, 2017-06-22
What do economists and businesses think of the aftermath of the Brexit vote, and what do they think the future holds?

Energy revolution, 2017-06-21
China consumes more electricity than any other country but is also the world's biggest solar energy producer.

A hot issue, 2017-06-20
South Africa exports almost half of the apples it grows, but rising temperatures are hitting production.

Gaming gift , 2017-06-18
From Spacewar! to Pokemon Go, video games have created jobs, made money and driven technology forward.

Reality Check, 2017-06-16
Is the government allowed to requisition homes to provide emergency housing?

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