The latest stories from the Business section of the BBC News web site.
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HSBC bank writes to Finsbury Park Mosque and other Muslim individuals and organisations around the UK giving them notice their accounts will be closed.
As well as the aviation disasters of recent months, airlines are being affected by aggressive competition and economic uncertainty.
Japan's factory output falls 3.3% from May to June, the latest sign to highlight that the recent sales tax rise is affecting consumer demand.
The tech firm helping San Francisco's tough Tenderloin area
Turning Shakespeare's theatre into a living laboratory
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The reindeer herders fighting an iron ore mine
The Bank of England is expected to unveil on Wednesday a plan which may see rule-breaking bankers return bonuses up to seven years after being awarded them.
Social networking service Twitter reports a second-quarter loss of $145m but better than expected user growth, sending shares surging over 35%.
An oil tanker carrying $100m of Iraqi Kurdish oil off the coast of Texas is set to be seized by US marshals after a judge approved a seizure request from the Iraqi government.
British Gas owner Centrica announces the appointment of Iain Conn, currently BP's head of refining and marketing, as its new chief executive.
Car and plane parts maker GKN and clothing retailer Next are the biggest risers in early London trading.
UBS, Switzerland's biggest bank, says it is responding to US investigations surrounding a private trading system known as "dark pools".
A group representing musicians in the US is suing Ford and General Motors over in-car CD players which allow tracks to be stored on a hard drive.
Dating website OKCupid reveals that it experimented on its users, including putting the "wrong" people together to see if they would connect.
Discounters Aldi and Lidl are booming at the expense of Tesco and Morrisons, research firm Kantar Worldpanel says.
There has been a sudden jump in the number of individuals becoming insolvent, in the steepest rise since 2010, according to government figures.
Airbus cancels its contract with Japan's Skymark Airlines for the purchase of six A380 aircraft.
The number of people taking out mortgages is back on the rise, according to figures from the Bank of England.
Morrisons, Britain's fourth largest supermarket chain, announces the appointment of former Tesco finance director Andrew Higginson as its next chairman.