The chief executive of Rolls-Royce cars calls for Brexit 'clarity'
09 Jan 2017 9:37:29
The chief executive of Rolls-Royce Motor Cars, Torsten Muller-Otvos, wants "clarity and security" from the UK government in its Brexit negotiations.
Obama says shift to green energy is 'irreversible' despite Trump
09 Jan 2017 8:55:22
Renewable energy will continue to grow in the US despite the antipathy of the incoming Trump administration.
Hammond: No decision yet on single market
09 Jan 2017 8:42:27
Britain has not made any decision over the European single market after Brexit, says Chancellor Philip Hammond.
Tesco announces 1,000 job losses
09 Jan 2017 7:46:27
Tesco says 1,000 people are to be made redundant as part of a shake-up of its distribution network.
A better way to talk about love | Mandy Len Catron
09 Jan 2017 6:06:20
In love, we fall. We're struck, we're crushed, we swoon. We burn with passion. Love makes us crazy and makes us sick. Our hearts ache, and then they break. Talking about love in this way fundamentally shapes how we experience it, says writer Mandy Len Catron. In this talk for anyone who's ever felt crazy in love, Catron proposes a new metaphor for love that may help us find more joy -- and less suffering -- in it.
Mother-baby bonding insight revealed
09 Jan 2017 6:00:34
Scientists say mothers hold babies on the left to help in bonding - and this is not unique to humans.
Google Waymo self-driving minivan tests to start
09 Jan 2017 4:06:26
Google's Waymo is to launch the first public road tests of its self-driving minivans later this month.
Workers at nuclear sites to be balloted
09 Jan 2017 4:05:52
About 16,000 workers at UK nuclear sites are to be balloted on strike action in a dispute over pensions.
Amazon Echos activated by TV comment
09 Jan 2017 1:52:05
A comment on a US TV news show activates Amazon Echo gadgets in viewers' homes.
Pound falls on May's Brexit comments
09 Jan 2017 1:40:02
The pound hits a two-month low after Theresa May signals the UK will pursue a so-called "hard Brexit".
House price inflation picks up with Luton the 2016 hotspot, Halifax says
09 Jan 2017 0:37:29
Luton was the UK's property hotspot in 2016, according to the Halifax.
Taxpayer not top Lloyds shareholder
09 Jan 2017 9:48:54
The UK government is no longer the biggest stakeholder in Lloyds Banking Group, after it cut its stake to less than 6%.
FTSE 100 continues upward march
09 Jan 2017 9:35:43
The UK benchmark share index opens higher, putting it on track for another record closing high.
East Timor axes Australia border treaty over oil reserves
09 Jan 2017 9:02:59
East Timor axes a maritime border treaty with Australia to renegotiate access to lucrative oil reserves.
UK VW owners seek compensation over emissions scandal
09 Jan 2017 8:41:53
Thousands of Volkswagen owners in the UK are seeking compensation from the carmaker following the emissions rigging scandal.
William Hill profits hit by 'customer friendly' results
09 Jan 2017 8:20:03
UK bookmaker William Hill says profits will be at the low end of forecasts after a run of "customer friendly" football and horseracing results.
Jaguar Land Rover and Rolls-Royce car sales rise
09 Jan 2017 7:55:02
Jaguar Land Rover and Rolls-Royce report strong rises in sales as the luxury market recovers.
McDonald's agrees China franchise sale
09 Jan 2017 6:40:00
McDonald's agrees to sell 80% of its China and Hong Kong business, as it focuses more on franchises.
Samsung execs quizzed over government corruption scandal
09 Jan 2017 3:29:40
Senior Samsung execs are questioned over the corruption scandal around the country's impeached president.
Australia predicts a dramatic fall of iron ore prices
09 Jan 2017 1:39:00
Australian mining companies see their shares falling after the government predicts a dramatic fall in iron ore prices.
09 Jan 2017 0:26:28
By slashing international transportation costs, the shipping container stimulated a global trade boom.
09 Jan 2017 0:26:12
How not wanting to lose her job started an Australian teenager on the path to creating a breakfast cereal empire.
Earthworms heal soil on parched South African farms
09 Jan 2017 0:24:36
Earthworms help South Africa's farmers - Nicholas Ing tells the BBC about his agribusiness.
What used to stress out Sainsbury's boss?
09 Jan 2017 0:23:46
Mike Coupe, the head of the Sainsbury's supermarket chain, shares the business advice he wishes he had been given when he started out.
Tech's bad bromance
09 Jan 2017 0:18:10
Can a new system of artificial intelligence mean more women are recruited into IT?