UK interest rates kept at record low
09 Apr 2015 1:22:14
The Bank of England keeps the benchmark UK interest rate at 0.5%, more than six years after it first cut the rate to its current record low.
UK pollution forecast prompts warning
09 Apr 2015 0:58:58
Parts of the UK face soaring levels of air pollution on Friday, prompting heath warnings for vulnerable people.
Fraudsters hide behind fake invoices
09 Apr 2015 0:52:50
Computer malware hidden in fake invoices is being used to steal businesses' banking details, investigations have found.
UK trade deficit widens in February
09 Apr 2015 0:38:42
The UK trade deficit widened in February by more than expected, figures from the Office for National Statistics show.
AT&T fined record $25m over breach
09 Apr 2015 9:59:22
AT&T has been fined $25m (£17m) over breaches of customer data at call centres in Mexico, Colombia and the Philippines.
Eurozone: Six days for Greek deal
09 Apr 2015 9:52:55
The eurozone says Greece has only six working days to come up with a revised list of reforms to seal a deal on its next rescue bailout.
Noble hit by new short-seller report
09 Apr 2015 9:46:28
Shares in Asian commodity giant Noble tumble after the company is targeted in a new report by US short-seller Muddy Waters.
VIDEO: Keeping tabs on basking sharks
09 Apr 2015 8:49:01
Scientists are hoping to find out more about elusive basking sharks by tagging them in waters off Cornwall.
VIDEO: Could Greece default over IMF payment?
09 Apr 2015 8:45:05
Greece is expected to make a repayment to the IMF of around €450m on Thursday - but could it push the country into default?
Burberry leads FTSE 100 higher
09 Apr 2015 8:35:25
The FTSE 100 index rises in early trade, with Burberry the top riser following speculation that it could be a bid target.
First new pylon type constructed
09 Apr 2015 8:03:04
The first new design of electricity pylon in almost 90 years has been erected at a test site in Nottinghamshire.
House prices 'up 0.4% in March'
09 Apr 2015 7:30:01
UK house prices rose by 0.4% in March compared with the previous month but the annual rate of property price growth slowed, the Halifax says.
VIDEO: France's air traffic headache
09 Apr 2015 7:23:51
French air traffic controllers are continuing a strike for a second day, with hundreds of flights cancelled.
Riddles of Moon's origin resolved
09 Apr 2015 7:22:56
Three new studies resolve some of the inconsistencies in our understanding of the Moon's birth, including the violent impact that started the process.
India software chief guilty of fraud
09 Apr 2015 7:07:42
An Indian court finds the founder of Satyam Computers and nine others guilty in one of the country's biggest corporate scandals.
Co-operative Group returns to profit
09 Apr 2015 6:50:59
The Co-operative Group says it made a profit of £124m last year, helped by its food and funerals businesses performing "robustly".
Potential oil discovery 'significant'
09 Apr 2015 6:12:46
There could be up to 100 billion barrels of oil onshore beneath the South of England, says exploration firm UK Oil & Gas.
VIDEO: The boy who discovered a dinosaur
09 Apr 2015 5:27:58
Scientists in Dallas, Texas, have excavated a 100 million-year-old dinosaur fossil discovered by five-year-old Wylie Brys while playing with his father.
Facebook faces privacy class action
09 Apr 2015 3:20:24
A class action suit against Facebook, brought by 25,000 users who allege violations of European privacy laws, is due to begin in a court in Austria later.
Asian markets mostly up on US rise
09 Apr 2015 2:12:18
Shares in Asia were mostly up on Wednesday following markets in the US which closed slightly higher.
VIDEO: Hong Kong tourism numbers fall
09 Apr 2015 1:53:01
The number of tourists visiting Hong Kong from mainland China has fallen dramatically in recent weeks, reports Juliana Liu.
VIDEO: Designers flock to Shanghai fashion week
09 Apr 2015 0:22:35
Much of the global growth in the retail fashion market is being driven by China, but are middle class consumers ignoring home-grown designer talent?
Australian firms take to four wheels
08 Apr 2015 3:00:58
Australian small firms swap bricks and mortar for wheels
Zynga founder Mark Pincus to return
08 Apr 2015 0:40:36
Troubled game maker Zynga says Mark Pincus will return to lead the company he founded.
US stocks close slightly higher
08 Apr 2015 0:38:59
US markets close slightly higher after the Fed's latest minutes show the central bank was torn over an interest rate rise.