Payment system problem at Bank
20 Oct 2014 2:01:56
The Bank of England has stopped the automated system of transfers of large amounts of money between banks owing to a technical problem.
Europe 'will fail to protect climate'
20 Oct 2014 1:05:35
IPCC expert says EU's plan consigns future leaders to “extraordinary and unprecedented” CO2 cuts.
AUDIO: Are we alone in the Milky Way?
20 Oct 2014 0:29:26
Prof Brian Cox muses on whether life here on Earth is unique within the Milky Way and what this might mean.
Housing 'plateau' as rates fall
20 Oct 2014 0:08:27
The housing market is "sitting on a plateau", a lenders' group has said, despite renewed competition between providers on mortgage rates.
Child poverty targets 'won't be hit'
20 Oct 2014 9:58:43
Alan Milburn, the government's anti-poverty tsar, says the three largest Westminster parties all need to do more to tackle social mobility.
AUDIO: Scientists study ancient comet
20 Oct 2014 9:52:09
A recently discovered comet has flown past Mars, giving scientists a unique chance to study an object from the farthest reaches of the Solar System.
VIDEO: Equal parental pay for civil service
20 Oct 2014 9:23:08
All Civil Service employees will be entitled to full parental pay from April 2015, Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg will announce.
Adidas shares up on Reebok reports
20 Oct 2014 8:59:06
Shares in sportswear giant Adidas jump 6% after a report says that a group of investors is considering a bid for the company's Reebok brand.
Russian rouble weakens on downgrade
20 Oct 2014 8:47:11
The Russian rouble weakens against the dollar after Moody's downgrades the credit rating of the nation's debt, blaming the economic damage caused by sanctions.
VIDEO: Switching sites 'hiding' best deals
20 Oct 2014 8:40:06
Five of the UK's biggest price comparison sites are accused of "hiding" the best energy deals from consumers - by one of their rivals.
FTSE slips but Tesco shares rise
20 Oct 2014 8:33:11
The FTSE 100 loses ground but Tesco shares rise on speculation that private equity groups are eyeing its Asian business.
VIDEO: 'Cold call' pension scam warning
20 Oct 2014 8:22:38
Changes in the rules surrounding pensions could lead to more people being persuaded to transfer their savings to risky investment schemes, some of which may be fraudulent.
VIDEO: Who could benefit from cheaper fuel?
20 Oct 2014 7:22:55
Drivers could benefit if savings from a drop in petrol and diesel wholesale prices are passed on, but the Petrol Retailers' Association says smaller forecourts could suffer.
VIDEO: Big league for gamers in Seoul
20 Oct 2014 7:21:47
Tens of thousands of fans turn out to watch competitors play each other at the League of Legends World Championship in Seoul, South Korea.
Australia's Medibank plans share sale
20 Oct 2014 7:21:24
Australia's government hopes to raise as much as $5.5bn Australian dollars ($4.8bn; £3bn) by selling shares in health insurer Medibank Private.
VIDEO: New president has long to-do list
20 Oct 2014 7:05:11
Indonesia's new President Joko Widodo officially starts in the top job today, but pushing through his reform programme won't be easy.
Greene King raises offer for Spirit
20 Oct 2014 6:46:06
Greene King raises its offer for Spirit Pub Company, the owner of the Chef & Brewer chain, which indicates it will accept the bid if other details can be worked out.
African solar plan to power UK homes
20 Oct 2014 6:33:33
Investors are seeking funding from the UK government for an ambitious plan to import solar energy generated in North Africa.
Switching sites 'hiding' best deals
20 Oct 2014 5:23:46
Five of the UK's biggest price comparison sites are accused of "hiding" the best energy deals from consumers by one of their rivals
Fire at power station investigated
20 Oct 2014 4:32:57
Firefighters are investigating the cause of a major blaze at Didcot B power station in Oxfordshire.
Asia's share markets up on US data
20 Oct 2014 4:29:01
Asian shares bounce back after positive data and earnings from the US, and gains on Wall Street
Gaming final packs Seoul stadium
20 Oct 2014 2:13:54
League of Legends has all the sound and fury of a big sporting event
Germany faces more transport strikes
20 Oct 2014 1:45:17
Pilots at Germany's Lufthansa airline are set to walk out again, just as train drivers end their weekend of strike action.
Major fire at Didcot B power station
20 Oct 2014 0:29:57
Dozens of firefighters battled a major fire at Didcot B Power Station, Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue has said.
VIDEO: Plastic food packaging health fears
20 Oct 2014 0:28:16
BBC Inside Out examines whether health fears over plastic food packaging are justified and asks if BPA should be banned in the UK.