Coca-Cola has announced a pledge to recycle a used bottle or can for every one the company sells by 2030. Calling it a "massive global ambition" the firm admitted its part in littering the environment and a responsibility to tackle the problem.

Time is running out on Brexit, and the UK should remain in a customs union with the EU, the CBI has warned. Carolyn Fairbairn, head of the UK business group, said there was a "lack of clarity" surrounding ongoing talks about the future of UK-EU trade.

Shares in GKN, one of the UK's biggest engineering firms, have soared after it rejected a bid that values the company at £7bn.

Carillion's key creditors are due to meet government officials on Monday in a last ditch bid to prevent the construction giant's collapse.

US employers added fewer jobs than expected in December, capping a year of slowing jobs growth. Non-farm payrolls rose by 148,000 last month, amid losses in the retail sector, the Labor Department said.

Not the words of a Hollywood director or even a toy company boss, but what Bart Day was told during his interview for his role as head of marketing for Bailey of Bristol, which is one of Europe's biggest caravan manufacturers.

Uber's board said in a statement: "Travis has always put Uber first. This is a bold decision and a sign of his devotion and love for Uber.

Four members of the powerful family behind the $81bn (£66bn) Lotte Group business empire have gone on trial in Seoul this week.

People should pay a deposit for using plastic bottles in an attempt to protect the seas from the "devastating effects" of plastic pollution, MPs say.

Ryanair has said it is prepared to recognise pilot unions as it seeks to avoid strike disruption over the Christmas period. Earlier this week, 79 Dublin-based Ryanair pilots said they would strike for one day on 20 December.

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Channel Tunnel train operator Eurostar is launching direct services between London and Amsterdam. Trains will run twice daily from 4 April, with the journey from St Pancras to Amsterdam taking three hours and 41 minutes.

UK stock markets climbed to new highs on the final day of trading for 2017. Both the FTSE 100 index of leading blue chip companies and the FTSE 250 reached new records at the close of trading.

Amazon, JP Morgan and Berkshire Hathaway are joining forces to create a healthcare firm aimed at cutting costs for their US employees.

China's smartphone market has fallen for the first time, with annual shipments down by 4% in 2017, according to data from research firm Canalys.

It is bonus season in America - and this year, companies are cutting some workers special cheques.