Shares in Asia mostly up on Monday
13 Apr 2015 1:56:48
Shares in Asia were mostly up on Monday following gains on Wall Street and a week of highs in Asia.
Falling iron price to hit Australia
13 Apr 2015 1:19:16
Plunging prices for its biggest export set to slash Australian revenue forecasts by A$25bn over the next four years.
UK university leaders lobby Brussels
13 Apr 2015 0:38:36
More than 50 UK university leaders will travel to Brussels on Monday to lobby European policymakers against possible cuts to research funding.
Which country has the least sexist banknotes?
12 Apr 2015 3:28:42
There are calls for the US and Canada to put a woman on a banknote - but is just one woman per country enough?
VIDEO: A taste for kiwifruit in India
12 Apr 2015 3:20:13
India is famous for its mangoes and coconuts, but as more people get a taste for imported kiwifruit, farmers are having a go at growing their own
Sports Direct 'needs power check'
12 Apr 2015 3:10:29
Sports Direct faces Parliament
Hiring remains at 'sky-high' levels
12 Apr 2015 3:07:38
Employers plan to keep hiring more staff, but concerns remain about the UK's failure to raise productivity, a new report warns.
From Lego bricks to luxury flats
12 Apr 2015 3:07:09
How architect Soo Chan went from Lego to luxury flats
Online shopping drives record van sales
12 Apr 2015 3:04:57
The popularity of online shopping has driven van sales in the UK to a record high.
Tensions at VW amid leadership clash
12 Apr 2015 5:25:00
Divisions emerge in the leadership of German car giant Volkswagen after chairman Ferdinand Piech gives an interview criticising chief executive Martin Winterkorn.
Maltese bird hunters celebrate narrow victory
12 Apr 2015 3:54:09
Maltese bird hunters celebrate narrow referendum victory
Holidaymakers conned out of £2.2m
12 Apr 2015 2:04:25
British holidaymakers were conned out of £2.2m last year through internet-based scams, a report concludes.
Who would buy in Dubai?
12 Apr 2015 0:45:53
Amid fears of another crash, who would buy in Dubai?
Inheritance tax plan 'about values'
12 Apr 2015 0:32:32
George Osborne says plans to take many family homes out of inheritance tax supports "the basic human instinct to provide for your children".
Hunters win Malta bird referendum
12 Apr 2015 0:32:23
Malta in a referendum narrowly rejects proposals to ban controversial spring hunting, during which migrating birds are shot before they can breed.
Store workers 'claim £11bn benefits'
11 Apr 2015 3:12:38
Supermarket workers paid the national minimum wage are forced to claim state benefits totalling £11bn a year, according to Citizens UK
Pakistan's snow leopards: Both feared and sought
11 Apr 2015 3:09:53
Man's love-hate relationship with snow leopards
Labour plans big tax avoidance fines
11 Apr 2015 2:09:18
Labour pledges to raise £7.5bn a year from tax avoiders by closing loopholes and imposing higher fines if it wins the general election.
Capital One cuts cashback deals
11 Apr 2015 8:06:41
Cashback credit cards provider Capital One is cutting the rewards it offers on its products, blaming a European Parliament ruling to cap "interchange fees".
Electric car buyers 'need to hurry'
10 Apr 2015 1:02:14
Why electric car buyers may need to hurry
Malala Yousafzai gets asteroid
10 Apr 2015 8:48:12
Nasa names an asteroid after schoolgirl campaigner Malala Yousafzai.
VIDEO: A full Scottish fiscal autonomy?
10 Apr 2015 8:47:51
What are the details behind Labour's claim that if the SNP controlled taxation and spending - there would be a hole in Scotland's public finances?
Project to turn grey Britain green
10 Apr 2015 5:56:48
An abandoned dock in east London is being transformed into a wildlife haven
Amazon sues four paid review sites
10 Apr 2015 5:30:39
Amazon has sued four firms that pay people to produce reviews that then appear on the online retailer's site.
Barat Ali Batoor: My desperate journey with a human smuggler
10 Apr 2015 5:22:50
Photojournalist Barat Ali Batoor was living in Afghanistan -- until his risky work forced him to leave the country. But for Batoor, a member of a displaced ethnic group called the Hazara, moving home to Pakistan proved dangerous too. And finding a safer place wasn't as simple as buying a plane ticket. Instead, he was forced to pay a human smuggler, and join the deadly tidal wave of migrants seeking asylum by boat. He documents the harrowing ocean trip with powerful photographs.