Amazon warns US over drone rules
09 Dec 2014 4:04:02
Amazon has said it may take its drone delivery research outside the US because of strict regulation of the unmanned aircraft.
Wetherspoon ends UK Heineken deal
09 Dec 2014 3:37:57
Pub chain JD Wetherspoon will no longer sell Heineken products in the UK after an argument over pricing in Ireland.
Surprise fall in UK manufacturing
09 Dec 2014 1:30:00
UK manufacturing output unexpectedly fell 0.7% in October, hit by a decline in output in computer and electronics, according to official figures.
Russia admits action to buoy rouble
09 Dec 2014 1:15:15
Russia's central bank admits it intervened to support the rouble last week spending a total of $4.53bn in the currency markets.
Korean Air 'nut rage' official quits
09 Dec 2014 0:46:48
A senior Korean Air executive resigns after delaying a plane's take-off because she was angry at how she had been served nuts.
Glazer to sell some Man Utd shares
09 Dec 2014 9:36:34
Edward Glazer, son of the late owner Malcolm, is to sell three million Manchester United shares which could fetch £28.7m.
Mars rover 'solves mountain riddle'
09 Dec 2014 9:35:44
Scientists working on Nasa's Curiosity rover think they can now explain why there is a huge mountain at the robot's landing site in Mars' Gale Crater.
Tesco drags London shares lower
09 Dec 2014 9:30:49
The London market falls more than 1% in early trade, dragged down by a plunge in Tesco shares.
Hoverfly kiss wins photo prize
09 Dec 2014 8:26:50
Hoverfly takes ecology photo prize
Asos sees 'challenging' trade
09 Dec 2014 8:22:50
Online fashion retailer Asos has reported a rise in sales in what the company described as a "challenging" environment.
Tesco warns over full-year profits
09 Dec 2014 7:51:58
Tesco warns full-year profits will be substantially below market expectations following its admission that it had misstated its profits by £263m.
Deadline due for Pelamis offers
09 Dec 2014 7:44:42
The deadline to table offers for the collapsed wave power company Pelamis is due to expire later.
Inequality hurts growth, warns OECD
09 Dec 2014 2:51:16
Income inequality has a "statistically significant impact" on economic growth, says the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.
Scientists focus on urban wellbeing
09 Dec 2014 2:40:44
A global scientific research programme is launched in China to examine the unintended consequences of urban policies on human health and wellbeing.
Australia 'worst climate performer'
09 Dec 2014 2:14:21
Australia was the worst performing industrial country in terms of climate change in 2014, a new report says.
UK firms 'hiring £1,000 bricklayers'
09 Dec 2014 1:28:50
Building companies in London have hired Portuguese bricklayers on £1,000-a-week wages because of a shortage of skilled Britons, a recruitment firm has said.
Asian shares down on global oil rout
09 Dec 2014 1:18:32
Asian shares opened lower on Tuesday, following losses on Wall Street over slumping oil prices and worries about global growth.
VIDEO: Jetpack maker takes off in Australia
09 Dec 2014 1:05:38
A New Zealand company says it has developed the jetpack into a viable commercial venture and it is aiming to list on the Australian stock exchange.
VIDEO: Making Chinese websites for UK firms
09 Dec 2014 1:01:30
The British government does a deal with Chinese firm Shangpin to help UK firms get more from selling in Asia.
MPs attack Post Office dispute scheme
09 Dec 2014 0:54:10
MPs criticise the Post Office for the way it has handled claims its IT system led to at least 150 sub-postmasters being wrongly accused of fraud.
How to beat malaria
09 Dec 2014 0:03:10
How are we winning the fight against the disease?
Shop where everybody knows your name
09 Dec 2014 0:02:44
Shop where everybody knows your name
A sideways look at capitalism
09 Dec 2014 0:01:15
Comedian Colm O'Regan takes a humorous look at capitalism
Builders accused amid Qatar 2022 boom
08 Dec 2014 2:31:46
UK construction giant Carillion promises to investigate after workers employed by subcontractors on building projects in Qatar complain about poor pay and safety standards.
VIDEO: Builders accused amid Qatar 2022 boom
08 Dec 2014 1:14:48
Sue Lloyd-Roberts reports on the questions about worker safety, pay and conditions facing construction companies helping Qatar to prepare for World Cup 2022.