Royal Mail Christmas parcels up 4%
22 Jan 2015 7:30:57
Royal Mail says it delivered 120 million parcels during December, a rise of 4% on a year earlier.
VIDEO: Cyber security high on Davos radar
22 Jan 2015 2:35:53
The World Economic Forum at Davos finds cyber security one of the biggest challenges facing chief executives and political leaders around the world.
VIDEO: Squeezing a business from juice
22 Jan 2015 2:27:30
The story of how one entrepreneur's personal drive for fitness lead to a whole new business selling fresh juice.
Japan shares down ahead of ECB move
22 Jan 2015 2:12:43
Japanese shares are down as investors await the outcome of the European Central Bank's (ECB) monetary policy meeting later on Thursday.
EBay to cut 2,400 jobs this quarter
22 Jan 2015 1:14:28
US e-commerce giant eBay is planning to cut 2,400 jobs in the first quarter, the company said on Wednesday.
VIDEO: 'Suez expansion will happen on time'
22 Jan 2015 0:17:14
Egypt's Investment Minister Ashraf Salman talks about the importance of finishing the expansion of the Suez Canal on time.
Real stay top of football rich list
22 Jan 2015 0:11:40
Real Madrid again tops the Deloitte football money league, but English Premier League clubs take eight of the top 20 spots.
ECB set to announce QE programme
22 Jan 2015 0:09:08
The European Central Bank (ECB) is expected to announce a massive bond-buying programme aimed at revitalising the eurozone economy.
Cyber attacks worry Davos elites
22 Jan 2015 0:03:50
The World Economic Forum has issued a report that warns failing to improve cyber security could cost the global economy $3tn.
What makes a good business leader?
22 Jan 2015 0:01:54
Are chief executives human enough?
Brazil's tribal groups adopt tourism
22 Jan 2015 0:01:17
Helping Brazil's tribal groups make the most from tourism
What is quantitative easing?
22 Jan 2015 0:01:07
What exactly is it and how does it work?
VIDEO: Davos Buzz: First day highlights
21 Jan 2015 1:43:25
Income inequality and cyber-security are among the issues on the agenda at this year's World Economic Forum.
Davos 2015: In Pictures
21 Jan 2015 0:49:58
This year's forum in pictures
Windows 10 to be free and get headset
21 Jan 2015 0:23:01
Microsoft says its Windows 10 operating system will be a free upgrade for many users and unveils a "holographic" headset that can run it.
WhatsApp launches desktop option
21 Jan 2015 0:09:51
Messaging platform WhatsApp announces that users can now send messages from their desktop web browsers in addition to their phones.
Meteorite is 'hard drive' from space
21 Jan 2015 9:58:24
Researchers have decoded ancient recordings from fragments of an asteroid dating back billions of years to the start of the Solar System.
Tootsie Roll boss dies at age of 95
21 Jan 2015 9:35:05
Tootsie Roll chief executive Melvin Gordon dies at the age of 95 after leading the US confectionery firm for more than five decades.
VIDEO: Northern White rhinos facing extinction
21 Jan 2015 9:13:35
Northern White rhinos are on the edge of extinction with just five of them left in the world, but conservation experts are trying to find ways to save them.
King confident over Rangers role
21 Jan 2015 8:47:01
Dave King insists his tax history in South Africa will not preclude him from becoming a director of Rangers.
Targeting employment or unemployment
21 Jan 2015 8:18:44
Why Mr Cameron is targeting employment
'Safer GMOs' made by US scientists
21 Jan 2015 8:13:37
US scientists say they have taken the first step towards making "safer" GMOs that cannot spread in the wild using synthetic biology.
TED: Sarah Bergbreiter: Why I make robots the size of a grain of rice - Sarah Bergbreiter (2014)
21 Jan 2015 6:49:09
By studying the movement and bodies of insects such as ants, Sarah Bergbreiter and her team build incredibly robust, super teeny, mechanical versions of creepy crawlies … and then they add rockets. See their jaw-dropping developments in micro-robotics, and hear about three ways we might use these little helpers in the future.
David Shukman: Should we try to halt extinction?
21 Jan 2015 6:07:53
Why can't we stop so many forms of life from being wiped out?
Eni warns oil could shoot up to $200
21 Jan 2015 6:06:59
The boss of Italian oil group Eni, speaking in Davos, warns oil could shoot up to $200 a barrel if the Opec cartel fails to cut supplies.