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Aston Martin roars back into profit for the first quarter
The sports car maker has made a first-quarter profit this year for the first time in a decade.

Tiffany fails to sparkle as sales keep sliding
More woe for upmarket jeweller as consumers continue to opt for cheaper brands.

Sean FitzPatrick cleared as Anglo Irish trial collapses
Sean FitzPatrick will be acquitted after longest criminal trial in Irish state history collapses.

M&S annual profits fall by 64% as revamp costs bite
Charges for closing stores and revamping the pension scheme hit the bottom line at the retailer.

British sports car maker Lotus bought by China's Geely
The British sports car maker is being bought by the Chinese owner of Volvo cars.

Samsung S8 'eye security' fooled by photo
Iris-scanning technology on the Galaxy S8 is spoofed using a photograph and a contact lens.

Ikea unpacks Jesper Brodin as new chief executive
Flatpack furniture giant's Sweden boss will move up to a global role in September.

Weak French sales and restructuring costs hit Kingfisher
Investors sell out as the B&Q and Screwfix owner reports lower sales and restructuring costs.

Dixons Carphone says consumers keep spending
Sales at the Currys and PC World owner rise 4%, helped by a strong performance in southern Europe.

Nationwide profits hit by low interest rates
The building society says profits fell after it sought to protect savers from last year's rate cut.

US accuses Fiat Chrysler of using 'defeat devices'
The software features came in about 104,000 diesel-engine jeeps and trucks sold in the US.

German police raid Daimler offices
Eleven sites belonging to the Mercedes-Benz owners are searched by 230 police officers.

Apple and Nokia to 'co-operate' after settling patent row
The two technology firms have ended a dispute over the use of Nokia's patents.

Firms pledge to recruit more over-50s
Aviva, Barclays and Atos are publishing data about the age of their workforce to boost over-50s employment.

What’s keeping Indian women from working?
Just one in five women in urban areas in India are in paid employment.

Nokia 3310: How long could you survive with a retro phone?
Technology correspondent Rory Cellan-Jones swaps his smartphone for the retro Nokia 3310 for a day.

How does Britain work?
The way we work is changing. Here's a breakdown of how people in the UK are employed.

The mum whose home-based business is blooming
Dani Bolser built a business at home to balance work and childcare.

How much household debt do we owe?
Steph McGovern examines how much we owe

Car vending machine: We try out the novel Singapore dealership
This luxury car showroom in Singapore has found a novel way to put its vehicles on display.

'There was nothing we could do'
Mexico is the world's fourth largest car exporter, but could Donald Trump bring this to an end?

You're fired!
Donald Trump sacked FBI director James Comey by letter - but did he do it right?

Making money
Egg farmers and pet food makers appear alongside bankers on this year's Sunday Times Rich List.

Dumped by a stranger
It is now possible to pay someone to dump your partner, write thank you notes or queue up for you.

Mr Fixer
Aaron Simpson and his company Quintessentially, a concierge services provider, organise many aspects of its clients' lives.

'Pawternity' leave
From giving staff a week's paid leave to look after their new dog, to the firm that pays towards its employees' weddings.

Energy price cap
The Tories have said they want an 'absolute' cap on prices, rather than a 'relative' limit.

Walking dead
The Japanese conglomerate's future is in doubt after incurring billions in losses. So what's next?

Not so friendly skies
After a man is forcibly pulled off a flight, the US firm provides a prime example of what NOT to do.

Bed and breakfast?
How does a company go from succeeding in its home country to a global brand?

Advertising fail
Pepsi's protest ad fell flat but the fizzy drinks maker isn't the only global brand to have got it really, really wrong.

EU negotiations
As the prime minister triggers Article 50, businesses give their priorities for the Brexit talks.

Just Google it
Is Google's position as the world's leading search engine now unassailable?

Cheaper flights
A new budget airline from the owner of British Airways may not make reaching distant destinations cheaper.

What Next for shops?
Next - like its rivals - is battling many problems - unlike them it has spelt them out in full.

How many countries?
We track a single item of clothing to see just where it goes before it ends up in the shop.

Advertising control
The technology behemoth Google may be in the spotlight with concerns over adverts ending up on extremist websites, but the wider UK advertising industry itself is facing numerous other challenges.

K-Drama
The feuding family members who built up South Korea's Lotte Group empire are reunited in court.

Any old Joe
Joe Gordon, boss of telephone and online bank First Direct has just two years' experience in banking.

Vote of confidence
Toyota's decision to invest £240m in its UK operations will be welcome news for the UK car industry.

'I was stuck'
Lisa Skeete Tatum wants her website to offer women the same networking opportunities available to men.

Exercise 'anywhere, anytime'
The drive to exercise "anywhere and anytime" is driving growth, with women the main sales target.

Red hot
How a small Canadian firm used social media to help drive sales of its Instant Pot multi-function cooker.

Car deal
Why is General Motors selling its Vauxhall and Opel businesses to the owner of Peugeot?

The smaller the better?
The bigger the better is the saying, but some firms are now challenging this accepted wisdom.

'Don't change!'
As Snapchat's owner targets a stock market valuation, fans tell the BBC their hopes for the app's future.

Dear Travis...
The BBC offers its best advice for Silicon Valley's beleaguered bad boy.

Innovation, Ikea style
Ikea's humble bookcase epitomises a relentless pursuit of lower costs and acceptable functionality.

Supermarket sourcing
Importing food is getting more expensive so why don't UK supermarkets get more of their supplies from home?

No CEO
Do firms really need one person in charge? Staff at Swedish firm Crisp explain why they decided to bin the boss.

Cool, Iceland?!
Iceland is the UK's favourite online supermarket, says consumer group Which? so is it now "cool"?

In focus
Will a merger of Essilor and Luxottica be too big for the public good?

Not stale
How tapping into a growing middle class in emerging markets saw Tupperware Brands go from failing to a global phenomenon.

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