The latest stories from the Business section of the BBC News web site.
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The troubled Co-operative Group is set to award large pay rises and bonuses to its senior staff, it emerges.
Surat in the Indian state of Gujurat is known as the world's capital of diamond polishing, but fluctuating currencies are threatening business.
Government forecasts for what it expects to recoup from closing tax loopholes are vulnerable to "great uncertainty", MPs say.
Nima Abu Wardeh takes a tour of the most expensive superyacht currently on the market.
US aerospace company Boeing says it is checking 787 Dreamliner planes under production for potential "hairline cracks" in wings.
After ceasing publication last summer, one man has risked all, by reviving the European Rail Timetable, the backpacker's bible
Carmakers court drivers in the Far East
How the InterRail timetable was born again
The world's biggest smartphone maker, Samsung, launches a free music streaming service called Milk Music.
Morrisons is the the latest supermarket to lower the cost of milk as a price war between the big four supermarkets continues.
A deal on sharing control of the pound between an independent Scotland and the rest of the UK is "unlikely", analysts at the global bank Citigroup say.
The FTSE 100 sees a small jump after US jobs figures come in ahead of expectations.
The Royal Bank of Scotland has given 11 directors £18.25m as part of a package of shares, with chief executive Ross McEwan getting shares worth £3m under the plan.
The US economy added 175,000 jobs in February, figures show, but the unemployment rate rose to 6.7%.
Birmingham City owner Carson Yeung is jailed for six years by a Hong Kong court for money laundering.
Facebook's purchase of WhatsApp - one of the biggest ever tech acquisitions - runs into trouble over privacy concerns.
Dragon's Den star Kelly Hoppen has praised a Sport Relief project helping Kenyan women into business.
Aga Rangemaster profits cooled last year, but improvements in the housing market had a positive effect on the business.
Deutsche Bank, JPMorgan, UBS and Depfa bank have been acquitted of mis-selling derivatives to the city of Milan.
The cross-party decision to rule out a monetary union if Scotland became independent is final, the chief secretary to the Treasury says.