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BT announces price hikes for broadband, landline and sport
Broadband costs will rise by between 5% and 6% while free BT Sport is to end for TV customers.

UK looks for HS2 train-builder
A company is needed to take on a £2.75bn contract to build 60 high speed trains.

Crunch time for Fox's Biscuits after takeover approach
Fox's Biscuits could be bought for £350m after owner confirms takeover approach.

Heineken in talks to buy Kirin's Brazilian beer brewer
Heineken says it is in negotiations with Japanese group Kirin to buy its Brazilian beer business.

May's 'positive discussion' with banks
Theresa May has had 'positive' discussions with banks about their future presence in London, she told the BBC.

HSBC to refund £4m to shoppers who fell into debt
HSBC will compensate thousands of shoppers who were overcharged when they fell behind with debt payments.

Petrobras fraud judge dies in plane crash
Supreme Court judge Teori Zavascki was in charge of investigating corruption at state oil giant Petrobras.

Paramount gets $1bn Chinese funding
The US film studio says the investment from two backers will help its expansion and fund future movies.

Toshiba shares crash as nuclear writedown crisis deepens
Shares in Japanese conglomerate Toshiba dive as investors fear a huge loss from a US nuclear deal.

Pets at Home shares dogged by 'soft' sales
Shares in retailer Pets at Home have fallen sharply after the retailer reported 'subdued' merchandise sales.

Royal Mail shares dive as it delivers fewer letters
Fewer letters were posted and less junk mail sent in 2016 affecting Royal Mail's profits.

Man Utd: Premier League club named world's leading revenue-generating club
Manchester United top the Deloitte Football Money League for the first time since 2003-04 after generating record revenue in the 2015-16 season.

BHP Billiton and Vale set timeframe for Samarco mine claims
BHP Billiton and Vale set a deadline of 30 June to consolidate claims resulting from the Samarco dam disaster.

City banks warn of Brexit job moves
Two major City of London investment banks say that some staff will have to move abroad when the UK leaves the EU.

Trump rally powers Goldman Sachs and Citigroup profits
The stock market rally that followed Donald Trump's surprise win helps Goldman Sachs and Citigroup profits to soar.

Hammond: UK-US ties to 'prosper' under Trump
Chancellor Philip Hammond says the UK's relationship with the Trump administration will "prosper", but he warns against short-term thinking.

May on UK jobs: 'Very good discussion with banks'
Prime Minister Theresa May has had "very good, positive discussions" with big banks about how they might be encouraged to stay in the the City of London.

Will Trump's corporate 'tax holiday' plans hit Ireland?
Proposed tax incentives could encourage some US companies to leave Ireland and return home.

Davos 2017: Teens' virtual reality challenge
A group of Swiss teens has been invited to take a virtual reality challenge at the World Economic Forum in Davos.

Nigeria's kids' clothing seamstress-turned-entrepreneur
Adenike Ogunlesi found an exciting market for kids' clothing through her fashion label Ruff 'n' Tumble.

Barclays boss: UK will remain financial lungs of Europe
Jes Staley, chief executive of Barclays, says the UK will continue to be the "financial lungs" of Europe even after it leaves the EU.

Fashion icon
Maria Grazia Chiuri is the first female creative head at Christian Dior. Sidney Toledano, the boss of the fashion house, tells the BBC why it's time for a change.

Making a mark
Donald Trump tweets support or disdain for certain companies: but what effect do his comments have?

M&S: Good news finally?
After years of decline, Marks and Spencer has reported rising clothing sales. Has M&S cracked it?

Jingle tills
How merry a Christmas was it for the retail sector and where was the festive cheer felt the most?

Changing direction
It has been a year when the global car industry's race in to a new technological era hit top gear.

Smell the difference
Even though UK banks are set to close hundreds of branches in 2017, the banks are investing millions in new formats, including buildings with pleasant aromas.

The iPhone at 10
Tim Harford tells the surprising story of how the iPhone became a truly revolutionary technology.

Digital diamonds
We visit the online diamond store that does a roaring trade in the run-up to Christmas.

Christmas of Discontent
With strikes on Southern rail services and at the Crown Post Office, among others, are we facing a Christmas of Discontent?

Yahoo hack
Yahoo says a state-sponsored attacker breached its systems - but what do we know about how such hackers act?

Southern headache
BBC Transport correspondent Richard Westcott explains what lies at the heart of the Southern rail dispute and strikes.

Inflexible friend
The boss of Barclaycard says the plastic credit card is being replaced with new technology, so soon we will need nothing to make a payment.

Tata crisis
India's Tata Sons has sacked its boss, but he still runs several parts of the business. So what now?

Tesco Bank
As Tesco suspends some aspects of its online bank thanks to "online criminal activity", what is known about the attack so far?

Driver rights
An employment tribunal in London rules that Uber drivers can be classed as employees in a case that could have wide-ranging implications.

Tata quiz
A blunt email from Tata's ex-chairman to his former employers has made headlines. But what do you know about what he said?

Big Bang
Thirty years ago in a single day Big Bang deregulated the City of London, creating a financial sector many believe can withstand anything Brexit can throw at it.

Smelting pot
Both US presidential candidates have said they are wary of China's impact on the US, but is China stealing America's jobs?

Media merger
US telecoms giant AT&T plans to buy entertainment group Time Warner - what will that mean for consumers?

'Things are changing'
How can more women break through India's glass ceiling to take on senior and board level roles?

Breakfast binge
More and more of us are eating breakfast out of the house, and the competition for our custom is hotting up.

'We have no future'
As the fleet of bankrupt Hanjin Shipping makes its way back home, the crew members know they face being set adrift into an uncertain future.

The business of hedging
Hedging is an important part of financial safeguarding for businesses - but what exactly is it?

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