World Business Report

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The latest business and finance news from around the world from the BBC

As a VAT cut comes into force, there are signs of life in the German economy.
China's parliament has approved a controversial new national security law for Hong Kong
India has banned 59 mobile apps including TikTok and Tencent's WeChat
Coty buys 20% of Kim Kardashian West’s beauty line
Coffee bean imports have grown threefold since the Arab spring in 2011
Facebook has come under growing pressure to improve the moderation of users' posts
As the Netherlands lends Air France-KLM $3.7bn we look at the future of travel.
Glyphosate was the chemical which many said had caused them severe harm
The German chemical firm is to pay out nearly $11bn to settle cancer claims.
Warnings from the International Monetary Fund come amid fears of a second Covid-19 wave
India's coronavirus outbreak has put the country's healthcare system under immense strain
Swiss confectioner Nestle is ending ties with Fairtrade for KitKats in the UK and Ireland
We hear from Mexico City, where an earthquake shook buildings
Technology company Apple has chosen an in-house chip design over those from Intel
Scandal-hit German payments firm admitted $2.1bn is missing from the Philippines
Crime on the high seas June 22, 2020
We hear why high seas piracy is on the rise.
We hear how firms are marking Juneteenth, the anniversary of the end of slavery in the US
One of Germany's biggest payment services sees its shares drop by over 60%
Spain's migrant fruit pickers face tougher challenges than usual during coronavirus
Facebook has unveiled a range of measures aimed at combatting US election interference.