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Airlines halt flights into Israel (Tue, 22 Jul 2014 21:07:01 GMT)
US and European airlines suspend flights into Israel's Ben Gurion airport after Israeli police confirmed that a rocket landed one mile away.

Microsoft profit falls on Nokia loss (Tue, 22 Jul 2014 22:00:59 GMT)
Technology giant Microsoft reports a 7% fall in profits to $4.6bn in the second quarter, hit by a $692m loss at its newly-acquired Nokia handset division.

Apple earnings up on iPhone sales (Tue, 22 Jul 2014 21:16:34 GMT)
Apple reports quarterly profits of $7.75bn up 12%, helped by strong sales of its iPhone.

Royal Mail hit by parcel revenue fall (Tue, 22 Jul 2014 16:36:46 GMT)
Royal Mail's share price falls as it warns of lower revenues from its parcels business, but says it should still be able to meet its targets for the year.

NHS staff balloted over strike action (Tue, 22 Jul 2014 15:28:14 GMT)
Midwives, nurses and ambulance workers are among more than 400,000 NHS workers in England being balloted on industrial action, including strikes, over pay.

EU to widen Russia sanctions (Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:00:20 GMT)
The EU will widen sanctions against Russia to include more individuals and consider targeting the defence sector, the Dutch foreign minister says.

Non-stop Argentina debt talks demand (Tue, 22 Jul 2014 19:23:44 GMT)
A US judge orders Argentina and its creditors to meet "continuously" to avoid the nation defaulting on its debts later this month.

Saudi market to open to foreigners (Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:01:23 GMT)
Saudi Arabia's stock market is to open up to foreign investors for the first time, the country announces.

UK house sales 'highest since 2007' (Tue, 22 Jul 2014 09:51:42 GMT)
UK property sales in June hit their joint highest monthly total since the financial crisis began, figures show, but sales among young adults are low.

Lidl publishes UK tax payment (Tue, 22 Jul 2014 09:50:20 GMT)
German discount retailer Lidl, which has around 600 UK stores, publishes the amount of tax it pays in the UK for the first time.

Shipment warning hits Harley-Davidson (Tue, 22 Jul 2014 16:01:16 GMT)
Shares in Harley-Davidson fall more than 6% after the motorbike maker says it will ship fewer bikes this year than previously forecast.

Nationwide brings in mortgage cap (Tue, 22 Jul 2014 16:48:35 GMT)
Nationwide is capping all new mortgages at 4.75 times the borrower's income and imposing a tougher affordability test.

YouTube star sued in copyright case (Tue, 22 Jul 2014 12:58:38 GMT)
The entrepreneur is being taken to court for alleged copyright infringement by a record label whose own artist Kaskade has come forward to defend her.

Pension delay to be less lucrative (Tue, 22 Jul 2014 15:04:57 GMT)
People who delay taking their state pension from 2016 will gain less financial benefit than under current rules, the government proposes.

Public borrowing at £11.4bn in June (Tue, 22 Jul 2014 10:54:21 GMT)
The government borrowed more than expected in June, and has failed to reduce public sector borrowing since the beginning of the fiscal year, official figures show.

UK factory orders 'slow in July' (Tue, 22 Jul 2014 11:56:31 GMT)
Manufacturing orders for the UK slowed down more than expected in July, but still remain robust, a survey by CBI has suggested.

British holidaymakers return to Spain (Tue, 22 Jul 2014 15:16:49 GMT)
The number of people taking their holidays in Spain reaches record levels, according to the country's tourism ministry.

Blogger fined for restaurant review (Wed, 16 Jul 2014 17:15:39 GMT)
A French judge rules against a blogger whose restaurant review is deemed too prominent in Google search results.

Student loan system 'tipping point' (Tue, 22 Jul 2014 12:48:39 GMT)
There are so many problems and incorrect forecasts in the student loan system that there needs to be a complete review, says a report from MPs.

Independent help for new pensioners (Mon, 21 Jul 2014 18:57:30 GMT)
Savers will receive free independent guidance as part of a move to give unfettered access to their pension funds from next year, the government says.

PPI 'dominates complaints data' (Mon, 21 Jul 2014 23:11:42 GMT)
Up to 5,000 new complaints a week about payment protection insurance (PPI) are making their way to the financial ombudsman, but the numbers are falling.

China signs Venezuela oil deal (Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:44:39 GMT)
Chinese President Xi Jinping has signed an oil deal with Venezuela, as part of a four-day tour of Latin America.

Funding boost of £24m for Glasgow (Tue, 22 Jul 2014 13:45:02 GMT)
Chancellor George Osborne announces nearly £24m of funding for business projects he says could help create 30,000 jobs in the Glasgow area.

Criminal probe targets forex market (Mon, 21 Jul 2014 15:43:19 GMT)
The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) launches a criminal investigation into allegations of price rigging in the foreign exchange market.

Slovakia's successful app entrepreneur (Sun, 20 Jul 2014 22:34:10 GMT)
Aged just eight, Michal Stencl knew he wanted to be a computer programmer - now he runs a firm selling one of world's most popular apps.

How to ask for $250m (Thu, 17 Jul 2014 23:21:02 GMT)
The dos and don'ts of pitching for business investment, what venture capitalists look for, and what they run from.

Chasing the silver dollar (Wed, 16 Jul 2014 23:09:43 GMT)
With the world's population getting older, the BBC's Jane O'Brien meets some of the growing number of entrepreneurs targeting the "silver dollar" - elderly customers.

Real Madrid 'most valuable team' (Wed, 16 Jul 2014 16:28:30 GMT)
Real Madrid has topped an annual Forbes list of the world's most valuable sports teams.

Fifa partner surrenders in Brazil (Mon, 14 Jul 2014 20:13:21 GMT)
Ray Whelan, the British boss of a World Cup hospitality firm, surrenders to a Brazilian judge amid a probe into alleged illegal ticket sales.

Man Utd signs £750m Adidas kit deal (Mon, 14 Jul 2014 16:25:09 GMT)
Adidas will pay £75m a season to make Manchester United's kit for the next 10 years, after Nike ended its 13-year partnership.

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