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BBC Business News
- Aston Martin appoints new chief
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 10:59:13 GMT
UK luxury carmaker Aston Martin hires senior Nissan executive Andy Palmer as its new chief executive.
- Uber banned across Germany by court
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 10:57:12 GMT
A court says the UberPop service must stop transporting passengers in Germany, but the American company refuses to suspend work.
- UK activist's Thailand trial begins
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 10:48:38 GMT
A UK activist who campaigns for better labour conditions goes on trial in Thailand charged with criminal defamation.
- UK construction growth surges
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 10:36:54 GMT
The construction sector expanded at its fastest pace for seven months in August, despite supply shortages holding back growth, a survey suggests.
- Swiss economy stalls as EU slows
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 10:35:03 GMT
Switzerland's economy failed to grow in the second quarter of the year, official figures show, with trade affected by stagnation in the rest of Europe.
- IS accused of Iraq ethnic cleansing
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 11:22:47 GMT
Amnesty International says it has proof Islamic State militants have launched a campaign of ethnic cleansing against minorities in northern Iraq.
- AUDIO: Ryder Cup: Wildcard announcement
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 11:20:28 GMT
Listen to Radio 5 live coverage of the announcement of Europe's wildcard inclusions for the 2014 Ryder Cup.
- Afghan militants 'may join IS'
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 11:15:49 GMT
Fighters from a militant Islamic group in Afghanistan, allied to the Taliban, have told the BBC they are considering joining forces with Islamic State.
- Public warned of Nato disruption
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 11:12:08 GMT
The public is warned to expect increased traffic disruption in south Wales as world leaders begin arriving for the Nato summit in Newport.
- Child migrant 'abused in Australia'
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 11:11:02 GMT
A 70-year-old former child migrant from a Catholic-run home in Londonderry says he was sexually abused after being shipped to Australia.