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Trader accused over Libor was 'greedy'

Former City trader Tom Hayes is accused of being "dishonest and manipulative" in his alleged attempts to rig Libor rates, a court hears.

Amazon changes sales reporting

Amazon, the global online retailer, is changing the way it records European sales in a move that could see it paying more tax.

Charter to buy Time Warner Cable

Charter Communications agrees to buy media giant Time Warner Cable in a cash and shares deal worth $78.7bn.

UK retail sales 'bounding ahead'

Retail sales growth accelerated strongly in the year to May, according to a survey from the CBI.

FCA seeks £80m 'death bond' fines

Three men are facing fines of nearly £80m from the City regulator for misleading thousands of investors into buying so-called "death bonds".

Banking stocks weigh on FTSE 100

The FTSE 100 falls, with worries over the eurozone hitting banking shares following gains for anti-austerity parties in Spanish local elections.

Tata Motors sees 15% rise in profits

India's Tata Motors posts a 15% rise in pre-tax profit for the year to the end of March, with profits also up at its Jaguar Land Rover division.

Ryanair reports big rise in profits

Irish airline Ryanair reports a 66% rise in net profit as falling oil prices and rising passenger numbers give the company a boost.

Sturgeon attacks UK spending cuts

In her first major economic speech since the general election Nicola Sturgeon condemns the "scale and speed" of spending cuts planned by the UK government.

Ofgem to investigate pre-pay meters

Ofgem says it will investigate after figures show more than half a million pre-payment energy meters were forcibly installed in England, Wales and Scotland over the last six years.

China's yuan 'no longer undervalued'

China's yuan has strengthened over the past year to its correct value, according to the International Monetary Fund.

Apple design guru Jony Ive promoted

Apple promotes British designer Jony Ive to chief design officer, according to reports.

Poster family warns over stock images

A family whose image was used in a poster campaign by the group opposing gay marriage in the Republic of Ireland say they were "naive" about stock photography websites.

Parking fines make record profit

Scottish councils have made a record profit from parking charges and fines, figures from the RAC Foundation show.

VIDEO: Ryanair: 'We've listened and improved'

Budget airline Ryanair has reported a 66% rise in profits for the year to the end of March of €867m (£614m; $948m)

VIDEO: Plan to transform Indonesia's homes

Indonesia's government is launching an ambitious program to try to build one million homes before the end of the year.

VIDEO: Global trade talks 'can be revived'

WTO Director General Roberto Azevedo explains why he's hopeful about global trade talks.

VIDEO: Anti-austerity votes shake Spain

The governing People's Party in Spain has suffered heavy losses in regional and local elections.

VIDEO: What's the future of high street banks?

The BBC's Steph McGovern reports on whether there is still a need for banks to have a high street presence, as people can access their account and perform most of their transactions online or over the phone.

VIDEO: 'Made for China' hotel launched

The boss of InterContinental Hotel Group, Richard Solomons, talks about the company's 'made-for-China' hotels.

VIDEO: Is Modi still India's cup of tea?

BBC News visited some tea stalls around Mumbai and asked ordinary Indians to rate Narendra Modi's first year in office.

VIDEO: Regal Cunard liners grace the Mersey

Cunard ocean liners Queen Mary Two, Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth have been reunited on the River Mersey in Liverpool.

Will truckers lose out to software?

Is the lorry driver of the future a piece of software?

Is infidelity a billion-dollar business?

Is infidelity a billion-dollar business?

The fallout from financial crises

The impact of economic crises on everyday lives

What makes Indian farmers kill themselves?

What makes Indian farmers kill themselves?

VIDEO: Is this the new face of the £20 note?

Whose face should grace the new note?

The UK town that loves solar power

Where is the solar 'capital' of the UK?

O2 network 'back to normal'

Phone provider O2 says its service is "back to normal" after customers complained of problems with reception in several parts of the UK.

Greece will 'keep up debt repayment'

Greece intends to keep repaying its debt, a government spokesman said, days after Interior Minister Nikos Voutsis warned it had run out of funds. News | Awards & Certificates | Promote Us | Contact Us | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use | Uninstall Info

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