HSBC set to be sued by New York
04 Jun 2013 4:22:48
UK bank HSBC is set to be sued by the state of New York which alleges it has ignored a US law designed to protect homeowners from losing their houses.
Economic challenges facing Sharif
04 Jun 2013 4:02:31
Getting the lights on - and other problems for Sharif
EU imposes China solar panel duties
04 Jun 2013 3:44:17
The European Commission announces it is imposing temporary anti-dumping levies on Chinese solar panel imports.
Ashraful sorry for 'wrong-doings'
04 Jun 2013 3:01:42
Mohammad Ashraful sorry for "wrong-doings" as investigation into allegations of corruption in Bangladesh takes place.
Three network hit by net glitches
04 Jun 2013 3:00:27
Connectivity problems have left many customers on Three's mobile network unable to access the internet.
UK construction returns to growth
04 Jun 2013 2:36:15
The UK construction sector returns to growth after a rise in house building activity, a closely-watched survey indicates.
Fukushima fish 'pose little risk'
04 Jun 2013 2:03:19
The radiation dose someone would get from eating tuna tainted with pollution from Fukushima is far below the levels that should cause health concern, scientists say.
More working women 'could lift GDP'
04 Jun 2013 1:31:48
Increasing the number of women in the workforce would dramatically boost the UK's economic growth, according to a government-backed report.
Heathrow terminal to open in a year
04 Jun 2013 1:30:43
Heathrow's new £2.5bn terminal will open in exactly one year's time, bosses at the airport announce.
Families 'to lose £1,800 a year'
04 Jun 2013 1:20:32
The average middle-income family in Britain is likely to be nearly £1,800 a year worse-off by 2015, according to the Institute of Fiscal Studies (IFS).
VIDEO: 'I make my staff sing'
04 Jun 2013 0:33:28
A call centre in Swansea has developed a unique approach to keeping its staff motivated with activities such as sing-alongs.
Blacklist workers seek compensation
04 Jun 2013 0:27:37
The GMB is lodging claims in the High Court for compensation on behalf of 70 construction workers whose names were discovered on a blacklist.
MPs set to rebel over carbon target
04 Jun 2013 0:26:48
The government is facing a potential rebellion from MPs over calls for a specific carbon reduction target for the energy industry by 2030.
UN points to Syria chemical clues
04 Jun 2013 0:16:40
A new UN report on the Syrian conflict says there are "reasonable grounds" to believe that chemical weapons have been used.
New Look back in profit
04 Jun 2013 9:51:02
Fashion retailer New Look returns to profit, boosted by online sales
Badgers 'may get TB vaccination'
04 Jun 2013 9:48:33
Plans are put forward to vaccinate badgers in west Cornwall to prevent them catching TB and passing it on to cows, an MP says.
AUDIO: RBS report 'highly significant'
04 Jun 2013 9:34:42
Robert Peston, the BBC's business editor, says a draft report from the Parliamentary Commission on Banking Standards is "highly significant".
Spain's jobless total falls in May
04 Jun 2013 9:32:44
The number of registered job seekers in Spain fell in May as more firms hired people on a temporary basis ahead of the peak summer season.
Napster man's big fat wedding bill
04 Jun 2013 9:28:51
Napster's co-founder Sean Parker agrees to pay $2.5m (£1.6m) for building a huge wedding venue in an ecologically sensitive area of California.
VIDEO: 'Business angels' fund French firms
04 Jun 2013 9:23:03
Small businesses are vital to generate much-needed jobs in France, but as in other countries, many start up firms find it difficult to get financing.
VIDEO: Is this small Spanish town 'utopia'?
04 Jun 2013 9:00:12
A small communist style town in Spain claims to have no unemployment and no repossessions despite the economic crisis.
Indonesian mine shut after deaths
04 Jun 2013 8:40:17
Operations at a US-owned mine in Indonesia are suspended after the government orders a halt to production following a tunnel collapse which killed 28 workers.
Dig finds Roman and medieval remains
04 Jun 2013 7:58:37
A dig on land destined for a new school in Gwynedd finds a Roman construction camp and an early medieval cemetery.
Bronze Age boats conservation begins
04 Jun 2013 7:58:29
Effort to preserve eight 4,000-year-old boats found in Cambridgeshire
Ford to recall 465,000 vehicles
04 Jun 2013 7:05:45
US carmaker Ford says it will recall 465,000 cars globally - including its 2013 Fusion model - to fix a possible fuel leak.