John Skipper says his resignation from the Walt Disney-owned sports broadcaster follows years of addiction.
The Hershey Company and Campbell Soup strike multi-billion dollar deals to buy rival snack firms.
The Commission says Ikea may have been given an unfair tax advantage in the Netherlands.
Advertising standards watchdog has had complaints about Amazon delivery promises and may investigate.
The IPPR proposes a post-Brexit trade deal based on the UK and the EU sharing each other's markets.
The head of the UK's Infrastructure Commission says mobile phone and broadband coverage is deplorable.
The Chicago-based CME exchange begins Bitcoin trading for investors.
Ryanair pilots in Ireland join other unions in Europe and suspend strike planned for Wednesday
An extra 900,000 young people could automatically save into a workplace pension under the plans.
Moscow suspended Ceylon tea imports after an insect was found in one of Sri Lanka's tea consignments.
The decision on whether Colman's Mustard is to remain in Norwich will be announced in the new year.
It is the second biggest grossing opening weekend in North America.
The Financial Conduct Authority has been investigating 17 companies who had given pension advice.
Diane Abbott says Labour would make migration "less bureaucratic" after Brexit.
MPs warn plans for new military equipment - including warships and jets - could be at risk.
After 16 years experience of DJing at some of the best club nights in the UK, veteran DJ Miss Melodie is training the next female DJ generation.
IMAX's Richard Gelfond says firms shouldn't try and change the world with new technology, but make it fit the market.
Some MPs believe the government should help bring digital currencies into the mainstream, and say this could have advantages for public services.
The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst explains how public relations became a million dollar idea.
The BBC's Andrew Neil has five things the $52.4bn (£39bn) tie-up could mean.
The National Museum of Kenya has started a new programme to digitally preserve African artefacts.
Barry Fox, 72, says he had "a close shave" with scammers when trying to buy a Rolls Royce on eBay.
Food technologist and entrepreneur Dr Evelyn Okoth is turning cactus into a cash crop.
A four-point plan for tackling plastic waste has been outlined by the Environment Secretary Michael Gove.
There are concerns a new method of disposing of the dead could allow human remains to enter waterways.
The next round of Premier League football television rights are up for grabs for the three years from 2019 to 2022.
Ilse Valfre’s quirky fashion designs have attracted famous fans, but she’s had to overcome many challenges.
For those who celebrate it, Christmas can be an expensive time of the year unless you plan wisely.
Shops are using quirky events and experiences to lure us back to the High Street - but will it work?
The internet of things poses new threats to our security, so how should we be fighting back?
In the UK sales of caravan are on the rise. 22,000 were sold in the year to June, a 7% rise on the previous 12 months.
Despite the popular belief that women talk more than men, studies consistently suggest it is men who hog most of the airtime.
Despite being based in a small Welsh town, the Hiut Demin Company is exporting its jeans globally.
The next international Pisa tests are going to compare how well young people understand other cultures.
These are the choices faced by many families living in Kenya's slums. Could technology help?
The female social entrepreneur buildings dams for farms and villages across Rajasthan, India.
Kristina Karlsson set up her stationary business following a eureka moment, and it has since gone global.
As Jerome Powell prepares to take over the Federal Reserve, is the era of central bank independence ending?
Learning to paint while enjoying a drink has become a popular pastime - but can you improve under the influence?
A "revolution" in our financial lives will begin next month, but what is it and how will it work?
People are paying friends, family and firms through their social media apps.
The Bitcoin bull run has been welcomed by many but regulators are still trying to understand it.
It is in the finest carpets, it is in Harris Tweed, and now you'll even find it in top-of-the-range beds; but at £1 a kilo, UK wool hasn't been this cheap in seven years.
Babbel, one of the world's most popular language learning websites, was set up by friends after one of them wanted to learn Spanish.
Live streaming in Asia has boomed thanks to a massive youth market who spend big through mobile apps.
At every key moment in US economic history, the chair of the Federal Reserve has set the pace.
An intact mummy, excavated a century ago, is the first to be scanned by an advanced X-ray system.
The tech tackling fake baby formula, dodgy drugs, conflict diamonds and fishy fish.
Putting Pakistan's missing female doctors and midwives to work to save lives.
Tej Lalvani heads up his family vitamins firm but says luck "wasn't handed to him on a plate"
The growth of easily available credit profoundly altered our attitude to money.
Within 15 years, retirees who are renting may have to pay up to 42% of their income, according to a new study
The inspiring stories of people who quit their day job for something completely different.
Food businesses serving up cheesy dishes are thriving, but is the trend bad for our health?
What do US central bankers do during a financial crisis?
They won't give you superhuman strength, but exoskeletons are making physical tasks easier.
Skiing faces a number of challenges, including ageing participants, climate change, and even Brexit.
Japan's years of stagnant wage growth and a rapidly ageing population offer lessons to other developed economies.
The digital currency Bitcoin is going through the roof - but what is it, and why has it shot up in price?
How a Brazilian company put itself at the forefront of biological pest control - using insects to control other bugs.
Imagine pointing your phone's camera at any object and being given useful information about it.
The interest rate set by America's central bank, the US Federal Reserve, is one of the key levers of the global economy.
The volunteers pushing to get up to three million Indian girls into school instead of becoming child brides.
The founder of the sports nutrition company MaxiMuscle wants to buy back the firm he founded.
This simple yet transformative piece of technology made civilisation possible.
How Advent has gone from chocolate treats for children to an extravagant present-filled bonanza.
A growing number of businesses are finding creative uses for surplus food - but will the trend ever go mainstream?
Not every country has a single number to call in an emergency. One start-up is trying to change that.