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Amazon plans to shut online store in China
 The partial retreat from China comes as the US tech giant battles tough competition from local rivals.

National Enquirer sold to US magazine distributor
 The tabloid has been embroiled in recent high-profile scandals involving Donald Trump and Jeff Bezos.

Pinterest shares soar in stock market debut
 Shares in the online scrapbook company surge 28% on its first day on the New York Stock Exchange.

ConocoPhillips sells off UK North Sea assets for £2bn
 The oil and gas giant sells its North Sea assets to private equity-based Chrysaor for £2bn.

Stagecoach calls for inquiry after rail bid document leak
 The firm wants an investigation into how rail franchise bid documents were sent to a rival.

Facebook copied email contacts of 1.5 million users
 The social network was grabbing email contacts of some new users for almost three years, it says.

JP Morgan: Is Wall Street's first female boss a step closer?
 JP Morgan promotes finance chief Marianne Lake, making her a possible successor to Jamie Dimon.

Climate change: Central banks warn of financial risks in open letter
 The heads of two major central banks warn firms they may "fail to exist" if they ignore threats.

Jet Airways temporarily suspends all flights
 The Indian airline suspends all of its domestic and international flights as it seeks further funding.

Samsung's folding phone breaks for reviewers
 Several outlets reviewing Samsung's ground-breaking new folding smartphone have reported major problems with its screen.

EU proposes tariffs on £15bn of US products in Boeing row
 The EU makes it latest move in a long-running dispute with the US over aircraft subsidies.

Ivanka Trump: I declined father's suggestion of World Bank job
 She says her father suggested the role to her, but she told him she was happy in her work.

Juventus shares slump after Champions League defeat
 Shares tumble after Juventus is knocked out of the Champions League by Dutch club Ajax Amsterdam.

Helium balloons blamed for UK train delays
 Network Rail says helium balloons are causing delays by getting caught in overhead cables.

China economic growth beats expectations
 Data indicates Beijing's efforts to arrest a slowdown in the world's second-largest economy may be working.

Netflix to trial showing top 10 lists to UK users
 Streaming company Netflix is to trial showing UK users its most-watched shows over a weekly period.

House price growth at six-year low
 House prices rise 0.6% in the year to February, the slowest rate since September 2012, official figures show.

Pinterest valued at $12.6bn ahead of float
 The online scrapbook firm will sell its shares at $19 when it lists on the New York Stock Exchange.

BBC World News business headlines
 The latest international business headlines from BBC World News.

Electric truck maker Rivian says the company is more than just hype
 Electric truck maker Rivian attracts attention on social media, from investors and even celebrities. But at the New York Auto Show the boss says the firm's about more than hype.

Jet Airways: Taking the last flight of India's stricken airline
 The prominent Indian airline has run out of cash and suspended all its flights.

The workers juggling careers and caring
 Two women share their stories of juggling senior jobs and being home carers.

The robot that tidies up bedrooms
 Robots are good at repetitive tasks but struggle with new objects. Can they be trained to overcome that?

Why jobs are dominating the Indian election
 By some estimates India needs to create eight to ten million jobs each year to tackle rising unemployment.

VW boss 'not aware' of China's detention camps
 VW chief executive Herbert Diess tells BBC he is "not aware" of reports of detention camps in China.

Nextdoor CEO: 'Customers bring some of the best ideas'
 Sarah Friar, CEO of community website firm Nextdoor, says customers bring some of the best ideas.

Will AI kill developing world growth?
 Automation could wipe out many jobs in developing countries, says globalisation expert Ian Goldin.

What do drones and GPS owe to a 1744 shipwreck?
 When HMS Victory sank, she took with her an early prototype of the gyroscope, crucial to modern technology.

How can you stop your kids viewing harmful web content?
 Is content filtering tech the answer or is education and discussion the key to keeping kids safe?

'We made more than five billion teabags last year'
 How Bettys & Taylors went from running teashops to selling tea around the globe.

Why a timely nudge might help us save money
 Why an experiment in rural India may help us rekindle a savings habit, despite the squeeze in wages.

How does it feel to be watched at work all the time?
 Many more firms are monitoring and analysing employee communications and behaviour. Does it work?

Why India is one of world's most protectionist countries
 As elections begin, India's high trade barriers are in the spotlight.

The estate where neighbours began to ‘vanish’
 How a group of homeowners in Scotland won a fight to have their "crumbling" new-build homes repaired.

Cricket World Cup is about 'participation not profit'
 Ex-South Africa World Cup cricket star Steve Elworthy steps up to the crease as boss of the 2019 ICC event.

How to solve the plastic packaging paradox
 Good packaging prevents waste, but too often becomes pollution.

Should cyber-security be more chameleon, less rhino?
 Israeli researchers think it's time we changed our approach to securing our computers from hackers.

'Why I quit as a barrister to follow my dream job'
 Why Nisha Katona quit being a barrister to build an "authentic" Indian restaurant chain.

The nations of the Amazon want the name back
 Rainforest nations have opposed the creation of a new .amazon internet domain name. Why?

Uruguay: The world’s marijuana pioneer
 Uruguay was the first to legalise recreational cannabis in 2013, so how is the industry getting on?

What can bees teach economists about how markets work?
 The relationship between bees, honey and apple trees offers surprising insights about financial markets.

What's the new weapon against money laundering gangsters?
 Can advanced technologies help track the cash criminals try to hide?

Why India's rich don't give their money away
 IT billionaire Azim Premji's recent pledge of $7.5bn has put Indian philanthropy in the spotlight.

'A lot of the team started to get ill'
 How the UK's Mexican restaurant chain Wahaca won back confidence after a norovirus outbreak.

Lyft, Uber, Pinterest: Are internet unicorns really worth billions?
 Lyft is the first tech company to float this year but the $24bn business is yet to make profit.

Shanghai Fashion Week: UK brands battle for China's growing market
 UK fashion designers are chasing business in Shanghai - one of Asia's biggest fashion weeks.

Life after a devastating mining disaster
 Brazil's Brumadinho dam disaster is having consequences in towns which are near similar dams.

Should Google, Amazon and Facebook fear this woman?
 Some think the US tech giants are far too powerful. What would be the best way to curb their power?

'I had my misgivings about going abroad for surgery'
 Studies show that a growing number of people are going overseas for medical treatment.

How to create a period-friendly workplace
 Breaking down office taboos around menstruation: what makes a period-friendly workplace?

Extremism is global education fight, says Blair
 Education systems should work together to tackle extremism, says Tony Blair, in the wake of the Christchurch mosque attacks.

How a Chinese firm fell victim to intellectual property theft
 Business owner Frank Liu, a victim of IP theft, says ideas should be protected like "human rights".

'The biggest, strangest problem I could find to study'
 Tackling the "grey noise" of potentially malicious web traffic is a full-time job for IT teams.

'Muslims don't date, we marry'
 The British entrepreneur who has set up a global dating app specifically for Muslims.

Jet Airways: The riches to rags story of India's oldest private airline
 The airline was once the shining face of Indian aviation, but now it is struggling to survive.

Boom or bust: What culture tells us about money
 Professor Nicky March picks out some examples from art and literature and explains what they tell us.

How do you know where your olive oil really comes from?
 New technologies are helping track the provenance of food throughout the supply chain.

How a bookshop wolf handles awkward customers
 If you've ever worked in customer service, this comic might resonate

Chinese imports 'driving fishermen to despair'
 Kenya's Lake Victoria fishermen are struggling to compete with cheap Chinese fish imports.

'Corruption in Ukraine has to be stopped'
 Corruption is the "number one problem" in Ukraine, MP Sergey Leshchenko tells the BBC's Ed Butler.

Why are Venezuelans seeking refuge in crypto-currencies?
 As Venezuela staggers under political and economic crises, its citizens are embracing digital money.

Exam failure who became a multi-millionaire hotelier
 When Robin Hutson failed his school exams he went into the hotel industry instead, and made his fortune.

Mopping up Dieselgate: The boss transforming Volkswagen
 Hiltrud Werner is the only woman on the board of the troubled German car giant.

AI and spices: Would you put cumin on a pizza?
 How AI is helping to come up with new weird and wonderful spice combinations.

Ethiopian Airlines probe: What do we know?
 The race is on for investigators to find answers about what happened to the Boeing 737 Max-8 plane.

Classic car industry fears Trump and Brexit roadblock
 Classic car sales have slowed sharply, as President Trump ponders tariffs and Brexit hits confidence.

Students save on fees, but Chile's universities struggle
 Chile's universities are warning about a lack of funding after high fees are removed for many students.

India election 2019: Did the ban on high-value banknotes work?
 What impact did the sudden withdrawal of two banknotes in 2016 have?

Meet Tengai, the interview robot who won't judge you
 Employers can make unconscious - and unfair - judgements about interviewees within a few seconds.

‘I sold my wedding presents to set up my company’
 How tech firm Twilio was able to survive the global financial crisis and grow into a $14bn business.

Brexit: 10 ways you could be affected by no-deal
 From your weekly shop to your holiday plans, how could a no-deal Brexit affect you?

What do we know about the Boeing 737 Max-8 aircraft?
 The Ethiopian Airlines tragedy is the second fatal crash involving the new type of Boeing aircraft.

Mansa Musa: The richest man who ever lived
 West African king Mansa Musa had more wealth than the Forbes' five richest billionaires combined.

How quantum sensing is changing the way we see the world
 Quantum sensing could let us see what's underground, detect diseases earlier, even track a submarine.

Geneva Motor Show: The weird and wonderful
 Europe's biggest car show of the year has thrown up its usual mix of the fast and furious - and strange.

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