Intel profits up on better PC market
14 Oct 2014 0:40:29
Chip-maker Intel says profit for the third quarter rose as demand for personal computers recovered.
Boost for 'next generation' biofuels
14 Oct 2014 7:50:19
Italy will become the first country in Europe to legally require "advanced biofuels" in cars and trucks, the BBC has learned.
Germany cuts growth forecasts
14 Oct 2014 6:11:20
The German government sharply cuts its economic growth forecast for this year and next, citing "external" factors for the revision.
TED: Myriam Sidibe: The simple power of hand-washing - Myriam Sidibe (2014)
14 Oct 2014 5:11:21
Myriam Sidibe is a warrior in the fight against childhood disease. Her weapon of choice? A bar of soap. For cost-effective prevention against sickness, it’s hard to beat soapy hand-washing, which cuts down risk of pneumonia, diarrhea, cholera and worse. Sidibe, a public-health expert, makes a smart case for public-private partnerships to promote clean hands — and local, sustainable entrepreneurship.
Oil prices slide on IEA report
14 Oct 2014 4:56:26
Global oil prices fall further after the International Energy Agency reports higher output and cuts its forecast for growth in demand.
Comet lander pictures its target
14 Oct 2014 4:50:24
The Philae robot, soon to try to land on Comet 67P, takes another dramatic image of the icy object.
'Double Irish' tax scheme set to end
14 Oct 2014 4:23:52
The Republic of Ireland's Irish finance minister announces he is abolishing the controversial "Double Irish" tax structure that exploited international differences in tax rules.
VIDEO: How many would pay a mansion tax?
14 Oct 2014 3:09:02
There are questions over the details of Labour and Lib Dem plans for a mansion tax on the most expensive properties.
Ebola treatments - how far off?
14 Oct 2014 2:18:17
How far away is a treatment and vaccine?
AUDIO: New pension rules explained
14 Oct 2014 2:13:14
Ros Altman, the government's tsar for older people, explains proposed changes to pensions rules.
Three more Tesco bosses suspended
14 Oct 2014 1:30:11
Supermarket giant Tesco asks three more executives to leave their posts as the fall-out continues from its £250m profit guidance overstatement.
JP Morgan posts profit of $5.6bn
14 Oct 2014 0:54:40
US banking giant JP Morgan Chase reports a $5.6bn profit for the three months to 30 September, following a loss a year earlier.
Regulators eye 'shadow' banking
14 Oct 2014 0:20:51
Global regulators have launched a crackdown aimed at cutting risk in "shadow" banking - borrowing and lending which occurs outside the regulated banking sector.
ONS: House price rises level off
14 Oct 2014 0:02:36
There is further evidence that house prices rises are starting to level off, following the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
New form of space weather identified
14 Oct 2014 0:01:10
A new form of solar cloud is identified by research led by Dundee University into "space weather" emanating from the Sun.
India prices fall to five-year low
14 Oct 2014 9:51:01
India's inflation rate falls to a five-year low in September because of lower food and fuel prices.
Pound falls on weak inflation figures
14 Oct 2014 9:43:31
The pound falls sharply as weak inflation figures suggest any UK rate rise remains some way off.
UK inflation rate falls to 1.2%
14 Oct 2014 8:43:58
The UK inflation rate, as measured by the Consumer Prices Index, fell to 1.2% in September from 1.5% the month before, official figures show.
Burberry reports rise in revenues
14 Oct 2014 7:07:43
Burberry, the UK luxury fashion brand, has reported a 7% rise in revenue for the first half of the year despite what it described as a "difficult external environment".
Google: Amazon is biggest rival
14 Oct 2014 6:59:21
Google chairman Eric Schmidt says the firm's biggest rival in the search space is e-commerce giant Amazon.
India's DLF shares fall after ban
14 Oct 2014 6:51:43
Indian property developer DLF's shares fall to a record low after the financial market regulator bans it from capital markets for allegedly defrauding investors.
Mulberry in new profit warning
14 Oct 2014 6:44:49
Luxury handbag maker Mulberry tells investors full-year profits will be "significantly" below expectations after seeing a sharp fall in revenues.
Non-austerity budget to be revealed
14 Oct 2014 5:07:38
Ireland's finance minister is expected to deliver the country's first non-austerity budget in seven years later.
Universal to open China theme park
14 Oct 2014 2:46:35
Universal Studios will open its first $3.3bn (£2bn) Chinese theme park after 13 years of trying to enter the booming entertainment market.
VIDEO: Battersea's revamp powers ahead
14 Oct 2014 2:40:34
The Malaysian company planning to re-develop London's landmark Battersea Power Station is moving ahead with the project, according to one of its executives.