Primark sees sharp rise in sales
08 Sep 2014 6:45:22
A sharp rise in sales at budget fashion retailer Primark is expected to boost owner Associated Primark Food's (ABF) full year performance.
VIDEO: Was mortgage scheme sold unfairly?
08 Sep 2014 6:43:43
BBC Inside Out investigates the banks that sold mortgages to pensioners which they say has left them trapped in their homes.
China's exports beat forecasts
08 Sep 2014 6:14:30
China's latest export numbers beat forecasts for August, rising by 9.4% for the month, compared with forecasts of 8%.
Japan's economy shrinks 7.1%
08 Sep 2014 2:58:54
Japan's economy contracts more than initial estimates to 7.1% in the three months to June, revised from 6.8% reported in August.
Pound falls on independence poll
08 Sep 2014 1:13:04
The pound has fallen in response to a YouGov poll showing a narrow lead for Scottish independence for the first time.
Economy at heart of Brazil election
07 Sep 2014 3:02:43
Economy at heart of Brazil's presidential election battle
Big six energy firms lose customers
07 Sep 2014 3:00:57
Britain's big six energy companies are continuing to lose market share to smaller independent suppliers, new figures show.
Fifa World Cup 'hits the poorest hardest'
07 Sep 2014 3:00:13
The other side of major football tournaments
Hi-tech classes for Chinese children
07 Sep 2014 9:00:05
The cutting-edge tech workshop for Chinese children
VIDEO: Hi-tech education for Chinese children
07 Sep 2014 8:53:58
Joanna Wei talks about her educational company Creatica, which runs hi-tech classes for Chinese schoolchildren.
VIDEO: Unions call for public sector pay rise
07 Sep 2014 8:39:15
Unions have stepped up their campaign over public sector pay at the Trades Union Congress in Liverpool.
Unions issue 'Oliver Twist' warning
07 Sep 2014 6:42:40
Plans to ban strikes unless at least half of union members take part in the ballot will leave them "with about as much power as Oliver Twist", the TUC warns.
MPs' 9% pay rise 'should go ahead'
07 Sep 2014 3:50:41
MPs' salaries should go up by the planned 9% to £74,000 after May's general election, the body in charge of their pay and expenses says.
UK set to challenge EU bonus cap
07 Sep 2014 1:54:11
The UK's objection to the European Union's plans to cap bankers' bonuses is set to be heard in the bloc's highest court on Monday.
Mail delivery offices open on Sunday
07 Sep 2014 8:35:53
Royal Mail launches a trial scheme with the opening of 100 of its busiest delivery offices on Sundays, as competition increases with online retailers.
House-sized asteroid to fly by Earth
07 Sep 2014 8:23:10
A 60-foot asteroid will fly close to Earth on Sunday, but is not expected to pose any danger, US space agency Nasa says.
Regulated rail fare increases capped
07 Sep 2014 2:31:20
Train companies in England will not be allowed to increase regulated rail fares by more than the rate of inflation, George Osborne announces.
Unions to debate pay and strikes
06 Sep 2014 3:07:32
The squeeze on public sector pay, industrial action and attacks on unions will be top of the agenda when the Trades Union Congress gathers later.
VIDEO: The cost of skimming the small print
06 Sep 2014 3:55:39
Misunderstanding financial terms and conditions set out in the small print costs UK consumers £21bn a year, says the Money Advice Centre.
AUDIO: Scientists 'make telepathy breakthrough'
06 Sep 2014 9:01:28
Research led by experts at Harvard University shows technology can be used to send a simple mental message from one person to another without any contact between the two.
VIDEO: Blue whale numbers bounce back
06 Sep 2014 3:04:08
Researchers believe that California blue whales have recovered in numbers and the population has returned to sustainable levels.
Ebola: How bad can it get?
06 Sep 2014 1:25:05
Ebola outbreak takes turn for worse - can it be stopped?
Selfie science: taking perfect pics
05 Sep 2014 3:40:20
How to take the perfect photo
ECB action: Will it work?
05 Sep 2014 1:00:46
But will the latest move from the ECB work?
Alibaba announces share sale details
05 Sep 2014 0:43:57
China's biggest e-commerce firm Alibaba Group Holding says it expects to price its initial public offering (IPO) at between $60 and $66 per a share.