Ofcom: UK broadband coverage patchy
08 Dec 2014 4:25:37
Mobile and broadband services continue to improve for most British people, but a wide gap still exists between the "haves" and the "have-nots", Ofcom concludes.
Uber cabs ban after Delhi 'rape'
08 Dec 2014 3:27:30
Authorities in the Indian capital, Delhi, ban taxi-booking service Uber after allegations that one of its drivers raped a female passenger.
VIDEO: Mail delivery 'cherry picking' claims
08 Dec 2014 2:09:21
Royal Mail says competitors in the bigger cities cherry picking its business could harm rural postal services.
Strikes disrupt transport in Belgium
08 Dec 2014 1:48:50
Transport services in Belgium have been severely disrupted by strikes protesting against government austerity measures.
What can be done to save my local High Street?
08 Dec 2014 1:04:58
Is something stirring on the High Street?
VIDEO: Crackdown on UK's billion nuisance calls
08 Dec 2014 0:48:47
A task force set up to deal with nuisance phone calls has said that company directors should be held responsible for bombarding people with unwanted messages.
Legal climate deal 'not necessary'
08 Dec 2014 0:45:27
A new global treaty on climate change should focus on sustainable development, says economist Lord Nicholas Stern.
Bank accused of fraud over mortgages
08 Dec 2014 0:42:35
Northern Ireland's Attorney General accuses Bank of Scotland of "criminal fraud" over its treatment of homeowners who fell behind on their mortgage payments.
M&S hit by online delivery delay
08 Dec 2014 0:12:51
Marks and Spencer's online orders have been delayed in the run-up to Christmas, with standard deliveries now taking up to 10 days.
VIDEO: Schools at risk from 'deadly' pollution
08 Dec 2014 9:46:34
New schools, care homes and hospitals should not be built next to busy roads because of the dangers of air pollution, according to a group of MPs.
Sainsbury's shares up on fund report
08 Dec 2014 9:22:53
Sainsbury's shares rise following a report that an investment fund is in talks about taking a stake in the firm, which could lead to a takeover bid.
VIDEO: Wikipedia founder backs 'Google tax'
08 Dec 2014 9:18:25
Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales has backed plans for a so-called "Google tax".
'Pay benefits faster' to cut hunger
08 Dec 2014 9:07:10
An income squeeze, benefit delays and high utility bills are blamed by a cross-party committee of MPs for a rise in hunger in the UK.
Use of personal data 'out of control'
08 Dec 2014 9:01:02
Companies could be fined £500,000 in order to combat the "out of control" trade in personal data, a government taskforce has said.
GoCompare in £95m takeover deal
08 Dec 2014 8:51:34
Price comparison website GoCompare is bought by the insurance company Esure in a deal worth £95m.
Home owners 'could handle rate rise'
08 Dec 2014 8:37:17
The majority of people with mortgages could cope with a rise in interest rates, the Bank of England has said.
PlayStation hit by hack attack
08 Dec 2014 6:37:22
An online hacker group has claimed responsibility for attacking Sony's online PlayStation store, which is down on Monday.
VIDEO: Hong Kong's hidden rooftop slums
08 Dec 2014 4:43:05
Tens of thousands of people are believed to live in illegal rooftop slums in Hong Kong, the world's most expensive residential property market.
VIDEO: A look at Asia's philanthropists
08 Dec 2014 4:36:13
Mykolas Rambus, chief executive of Wealth-X, tells Asia Business Report about where Asia fits in the global business of giving.
NSW declares foxes pests not pets
08 Dec 2014 4:31:22
Foxes are officially declared a pest in New South Wales but there is concern people are keeping them as pets.
China trade data below expectations
08 Dec 2014 4:08:47
Trade data from China, the world's second largest economy, came in well below expectations on Monday, heightening fears of a sharper slowdown.
How to tame your email inbox
08 Dec 2014 1:58:52
How to take back control of email
Asian shares mixed on Japan GDP data
08 Dec 2014 1:56:12
Asian shares are trading mixed on strong US jobs data, while investors are shrugging off news of a deeper than expected recession in Japan.
Goals defined for UK's Lunar mission
08 Dec 2014 1:23:47
Scientists set out the detailed scientific goals of a proposed UK-led mission to the Moon, including research into the feasibility of a human base there.
Japan recession deeper than forecast
08 Dec 2014 1:14:46
Japan's economy shrank more than initially forecasted in the third quarter, according to revised gross domestic product (GDP) figures released on Monday.