12 Apr 2011 4:56:42
China and Japan are developing at very different speeds
India telecom changes proposed
12 Apr 2011 4:37:50
India's telecom minister, Kapil Sibal, proposes changes to telecom policy in an attempt to streamline the industry.
Japanese heighten nuclear level
12 Apr 2011 2:24:56
Japan raises the severity measure of its nuclear crisis to the highest level, but says radiation leakage is a tenth of that from the 1986 Chernobyl disaster.
'Bee Road' plans to boost insects
12 Apr 2011 2:13:08
An ambitious project gets under way to create a network of "Bee Roads" to act as food-rich routes for pollinators.
Tepco may face $23.6bn in claims
12 Apr 2011 1:41:59
Tokyo Electric Power Company may face as much as 2 trillion yen ($23.6bn) in compensation claims, according to JP Morgan.
Business chiefs to quiz leaders
12 Apr 2011 1:27:57
Scotland's political leaders are to face questions about business and the economy as they go head-to-head at a hustings in Edinburgh.
IMF cuts Japan's growth forecast
12 Apr 2011 0:22:36
The International Monetary Fund has downgraded its view of Japan, saying it expects the economy to grow by just 1.4% this year.
11 Apr 2011 3:27:46
The Jewish scientist whose work made the gas chambers possible
VIDEO: Inside Russia's Star City
11 Apr 2011 3:16:30
A look inside Star City, where Russian cosmonauts train to go into space - just as Yuri Gagarin did.
11 Apr 2011 3:16:25
Who wants to be a cosmonaut when they grow up?
House market 'still in doldrums'
11 Apr 2011 3:10:00
There is no sign yet of the UK property market pulling out of the doldrums, says the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.
11 Apr 2011 3:09:58
What if the Soviet Union had beaten the US to the Moon?
Retail sales crash during March
11 Apr 2011 3:09:21
The struggling UK High Street is hit with another blow after the British Retail Consortium records its worst fall since records began in 1996.
11 Apr 2011 3:03:27
How scientists at MIT are turning concrete green
On the upswing
11 Apr 2011 3:01:40
The business of golf is growing in Asia
VIDEO: How pigs are shortening your life
11 Apr 2011 1:44:59
Nitrogen pollution may reduce average European resident's life by six months, says report
Alcoa sees strong first quarter
11 Apr 2011 1:21:24
US aluminium-maker Alcoa sees its profits rise on continued demand from a number of different sectors.
VIDEO: Banks 'should be allowed to fail'
11 Apr 2011 0:28:02
Head of the ICB, Sir John Vickers, says UK banks that take too many risks should be allowed to fail in future
Court upholds Facebook settlement
11 Apr 2011 9:17:48
A US appeals court rules that two men who say the concept for Facebook was stolen from them cannot back out of a settlement deal signed with the website.
Renault boss quits after spy case
11 Apr 2011 9:12:01
Renault's chief operating officer Patrick Pelata resigns but will remain within the firm, following an industrial espionage scandal.
Indian PM Singh heading for China
11 Apr 2011 6:21:05
Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh travels to China as the two Asian economies look to increase economic ties.
AUDIO: UK banking reforms 'not enough'
11 Apr 2011 5:50:22
Former British Finance Minister Lord Lawson says banking reform report 'does not go far enough'
Endo takes over American Medical
11 Apr 2011 5:01:15
Endo Pharmaceuticals Holding agrees to buy medical devices maker American Medical Systems for about $2.6bn.
Beer to biotech
11 Apr 2011 4:41:25
Brewing training helped woman found new firm
IMF eyes recovery as risks remain
11 Apr 2011 4:29:59
The global economic recovery has "solidified" but risks to growth still remain, the International Monetary Fund says.