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Quarterly revenue at Google's parent company Alphabet rises 21.3% after strong mobile advertising sales.
Japanese shares open flat, as investors adopt a cautious approach with a central bank meeting underway.
Indonesian Todung Mulya Lubis explains how he became a human rights lawyer.
Technology has moved on fast since the 2012 London Olympics, particularly in data analytics. But is it giving some countries an unfair advantage?
Confidence among manufacturers has slumped since the UK's vote to leave the European Union, a report indicates.
The results of European bank "stress tests" are being announced later on Friday, with the aim of establishing how well the banks could cope with a new financial shock.
Strong earnings from Amazon and a boost to the company's stock make its founder, Jeff Bezos, the world's third richest person, according to Forbes.
Dozens of workers at burger chain Byron have been arrested in raids by immigration officials, dividing social media users.
Plans to build the first new UK nuclear plant in 20 years suffer an unexpected delay after the government postpones a final decision until the early autumn.
The BBC's Simon Jack explains why we need a new nuclear power station.
The FTSE 100 drops in early trade, as investors digest a raft of results from some of the UK's biggest companies.
Carmaker giant Ford has reported weaker-than-expected second quarter profits, in the face of stagnant US sales and a tougher market in China.
Software giant Oracle announces it is buying NetSuite, a pioneer of the fast-growing world of cloud computing, in a deal worth $9.3bn.
The International Monetary Fund was "overly optimistic" about economic growth forecasts for countries that received major bailouts, say independent assessors.
Lloyds Banking Group says it will cut a further 3,000 jobs and close 200 more branches, even as it reports a doubling of pre-tax profits.
Pinewood Group is set to sell its film and television studios, including the 007 stage, to a property investor for £323.3m
Liam Fox has been talking about the EU customs union. Why does it matter?
Thomas Cook expects to miss full-year profit targets after terror attacks in Turkey sent holidaymakers elsewhere.
UK car production jumps more than 10% year-on-year but future growth may be hit if unrestricted access to the European Union is not maintained, the industry warns.