New HS2 compensation announced
09 Apr 2014 4:24:38
Homeowners near the controversial line will be given up to £100,000, even if they decide not to move, under government proposals.
AUDIO: The search for new luxury UK brands
09 Apr 2014 3:13:00
A new investment group is looking for small British luxury brands to emulate the success of the established luxury heavyweights.
Plane search grapples with poor maps
09 Apr 2014 2:55:51
The region of ocean floor where Malaysia Airlines MH370 is thought to have come down was mapped by satellites that inferred the shape of the seabed from the shape of the water surface above.
Public urged to reset all passwords
09 Apr 2014 2:52:01
Several technology companies are advising the public that they should change all their passwords after the discovery of a major security flaw.
AUDIO: Britain's first cloned dog is born
09 Apr 2014 1:41:46
Britain's first cloned dog has been born after her owner won a competition offering the procedure for free.
Signs of drop in PPI complaints
09 Apr 2014 0:35:48
Consumers made more than a million complaints about PPI mis-selling in the second half of 2013, but the flood of gripes is slowing.
Rogue peregrine targets falcon eggs
09 Apr 2014 0:33:50
A rogue bird threatens to destroy the clutch of four peregrine falcon eggs being nurtured on the spire of Norwich Cathedral.
EU proposes new executive pay rules
09 Apr 2014 0:00:02
The European Commission proposes new rules to boost shareholder power and control executive pay, in the latest Brussels move over remuneration.
UK trade deficit narrows in February
09 Apr 2014 9:59:09
The UK's goods trade deficit with the rest of the world narrowed in February by more than expected, helped by a fall in imports, official data shows.
Shop prices 'fall by record 1.7%'
09 Apr 2014 8:52:04
Shop prices in March fell at their fastest annual rate on record as retailers competed for custom, the British Retail Consortium (BRC) says.
Czech wolf returns after century away
09 Apr 2014 8:44:11
A wolf is spotted in the woods of the Czech Republic, a hundred years after it disappeared from the area.
Why Co-op's woes are deepening
09 Apr 2014 8:40:19
The largest independent Co-op society, Midcounties, will "vote against" plans to overhaul the Co-op Group it can be reformed, our business editor has learned.
Whales avoid harassment in shallows
09 Apr 2014 8:27:05
Female humpback whales with calves head for the shallows to avoid sexual harassment, according to a new study.
David Jones agrees to $2bn takeover
09 Apr 2014 7:53:23
Australia's high-end retailer David Jones recommends that shareholders accept a $2bn takeover offer from South Africa's Woolworths.
VIDEO: Buying on the 'never never'
09 Apr 2014 6:44:25
A growing number of people are using companies offering weekly rental services to buy big ticket items when money is tight, but are these companies cashing in on people's poverty?
Japan's Olympus sued by six banks
09 Apr 2014 6:31:48
Japan's Olympus faces lawsuits from six banks seeking compensation over false financial statements issued by the firm from 2000 to 2011.
Toyota to recall 6.4 million vehicles
09 Apr 2014 6:21:42
Japanese carmaker Toyota is recalling 6.4 million vehicles globally due to five separate issues, including problems with steering columns.
09 Apr 2014 5:45:56
Why US investment funds have a growing interest in Northern Ireland
Ovo pledges sub £1,000 fuel bill
09 Apr 2014 5:43:47
Ovo Energy, a small power company, pledges to bring annual energy bills to under £1,000 amid an inquiry into the "big six" energy firms.
'Yes' vote 'could hit energy sector'
09 Apr 2014 5:35:02
An independent Scotland could expect to lose subsidies to green energy investment from the rest of the UK, the UK government warns.
Call over forces widows' pensions
09 Apr 2014 2:50:11
Campaigners call on ministers to change rules that mean forces widows have to give up their spouse's pension if they remarry or cohabit.
VIDEO: India election: Economic promises
09 Apr 2014 1:25:02
Indian political parties explain their economic policies to the BBC's Shilpa Kannan as voting gets underway in national elections.
France on alert for prowling wolves
09 Apr 2014 1:13:44
French sheep farmers guard against wolf threat
VIDEO: Cool jobs: The celebrity party host
09 Apr 2014 1:12:48
In the latest edition of our Cool Jobs series, Sharanjit Leyl speaks to celebrity party organiser, Olga Iserlis.
Wonga TV advert banned by watchdog
09 Apr 2014 1:03:19
A TV advert for payday loans firm Wonga is banned after the advertising watchdog ruled it confused the public about the interest rates that applied.