High level talks are underway in Washington to try and reduce US-China trade tensions.
US-China Trade Talks Resume
Update: Facebook Adds Users Despite Privacy Scandals
Facebook reported a 9% increase in monthly users to 2.3 billion people.
Italy's Economy Enters Recession
Italy's economy tipped into recession at the end of last year according to latest figures.
Update: Japan EU trade deal & Amazon results
A new trade agreement between Japan and the European Union comes in to effect today.
India Budget Targets Help for Farmers
India's finance minister Piyush Goyal has unveiled a budget which aims to help farmers
Update: Female directors bring Hollywood out of "dark ages"
Actor & director Sarah Ann Masse on Hollywood's under-representation of female directors
Several Countries Press Venezuelan President to Quit
Britain, France, Germany and Spain have joined calls for Nicolas Maduro to stand down
Australia Banks Faulted for 'Broken Lives'
An inquiry into Australia's scandal-plagued financial sector proposes sweeping reforms
Is Slack Worth Over $10 Billion?
The business communication platform has announced plans to go public later this year
Spain's Preparations for Brexit
We're in Spain looking at the country's preparations for the UK's departure from the EU.
Update: State of the Union predictions
We speak to a political speech writer about President Trump's upcoming national address
Giant European Rail Merger Blocked
The European Union has blocked a proposed rail merger between Alstom and Siemens.
Update: World Bank presidency nomination
The US has put forward its nomination for presidency of the World Bank
50 Days to Brexit
We look ahead to Britain's scheduled departure from the European Union in 50 days' time
Update: Instagram bans "graphic" self-harm images
Instagram announces it will ban graphic images of self-harm on the photo sharing app
Finland Basic Income Experiment Results Unveiled
Providing a basic income to unemployed Finns did not help them find work, research finds.
Update: Aid convoy stalled on Venezuelan border
Trucks laden with food and medicine are waiting at the Venezuelan border.
US and China Gear Up For More Trade Talks
Negotiators from the US and China will attempt to reset their economic relationship.
Iran's Revolution 40 Years On
Forty years since the Iranian revolution, we assess the health of Iran's economy.
Hungary Tax Break To Encourage Baby Boom
Hungary's population is falling by 32,000 a year.
Major Trial of Catalan Separatists Begins
Figures in the 2017 Catalan independence bid are on trial in Madrid, accused of rebellion
Economy Protests in South Africa
Thousands of South Africans have protested against unemployment and poverty
Airbus Scraps A380 Superjumbo as Sales Slump
European plane maker Airbus has pulled the plug on its struggling A380 superjumbo.
Amazon Cancels NYC Campus Plan
The internet giant faced local opposition over more than $2 billion in subsidies
Spain PM sets snap election for April
Spain's minority Socialist-led government lost support of Catalan MPs over the budget.
Trump Defends Emergency Move On Border Wall
President Trump has said he will use emergency powers to build a border wall with Mexico.
South African power crisis continues
South African homes, offices and businesses have endured a week of daily power cuts.
UK Parliamentary Comittee Demands Facebook Regulation
The UK Parliament's Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee is calling for tougher laws
King of fashion Karl Lagerfeld dies
Superstar fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld has died, aged 85
South Africa budget: state energy firm granted $5bn bail out
Around 19 million Russians are now believed to be living below the poverty line.
UK supermarkets warn of no deal Brexit food shortages
Import taxes of 40 per cent could be imposed on foods like beef and cheese.
Is China blocking Australian coal?
A number of harbours in northern China are said to be refusing Australian coal altogether
Maduro closes Venezuela border with Brazil
Venezuela's President Nicolás Maduro has closed the border with Brazil.
More cash for the chancellor's coffers
News and insight from the business world.
Is it time to regulate social media?
Should Facebook and others take responsibility for what appears on their platforms?
BBC Business News Friday, 11 AM
The latest business news from the BBC
The border with Brazil has been closed amid a row over humanitarian aid
BBC Business News Friday, 6 PM