Leicester owner 'will spend £180m'
13 May 2014 7:12:34
Billionaire owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha says he will spend £180m to help Leicester City challenge for European places.
China manufacturing loses steam
13 May 2014 6:48:06
China releases weaker-than-expected manufacturing data, reinforcing concerns the world's second-largest economy is losing steam.
Heathrow submits third runway plans
13 May 2014 6:29:41
Heathrow Airport has proposed improved compensation worth £550m for those affected by its plans for a third runway.
BlackBerry launches low-cost phone
13 May 2014 6:03:29
BlackBerry launches a new low-cost phone "exclusively for Indonesia", one of the few markets where it is still a key player.
India shares at record high on polls
13 May 2014 4:32:41
Indian stock markets rise to a record high after exit polls suggest Narendra Modi-led Bharatiya Janata Party is on course to win the general election.
Sharp shares up on return to profit
13 May 2014 2:58:31
Shares in Japanese electronics maker Sharp rise as much as 7.7% on the Tokyo Stock Exchange as it posts first annual profit in three years.
Red wine health benefits 'overhyped'
13 May 2014 1:31:26
Drinking red wine may not be as good for you as hoped, say scientists who have studied the drink's ingredient that is purported to confer good health.
VIDEO: Why China's slowdown may be good news
13 May 2014 0:31:10
It is a common perception that slowing demand from China is bad news for the rest of the world - one commentator says it could also bring good news.
Top scientist: Pfizer bid 'flimsy'
12 May 2014 3:33:17
Pfizer's commitments to maintain research and jobs should it take over AstraZeneca have been dismissed as "vague".
Npower customers face bill 'chaos'
12 May 2014 3:14:27
Customers of the energy supplier Npower have seen their finances "thrown into chaos", according to the consumer watchdog Citizens Advice.
Sega v Nintendo console war recalled
12 May 2014 3:09:07
Flashback to Sega and Nintendo's console war
Car tech driving a greener future
12 May 2014 3:05:09
Can technology make us more sustainable drivers?
China's answer to Warren Buffett?
12 May 2014 3:00:20
The man aiming to be the East's answer to the Sage of Omaha
VIDEO: China's answer to Warren Buffett
12 May 2014 3:00:11
Fosun founder and chair Guo Guangchang is trying to transform his firm into a top asset manager, similar to Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway.
'Arrogance' over need for sleep
12 May 2014 2:59:29
Society has become "supremely arrogant" in ignoring the importance of sleep, leading researchers have told the BBC's Day of the Body Clock.
RBS US arm Citizens in share sale
12 May 2014 2:50:23
The Royal Bank of Scotland announces plans for a public share sale of part of its US subsidiary, Citizens, later this year.
Body Clock: What makes you tick?
12 May 2014 0:13:37
Explore the secrets of your body clock's daily rhythm
'Nothing can stop glaciers' retreat'
12 May 2014 7:18:55
Key glaciers in West Antarctica are in an irreversible retreat over the next few centuries, adding at least 1.2m to sea level rise, scientists at Nasa say.
Russia deadline on Ukraine gas debt
12 May 2014 6:16:12
Russia's state energy giant Gazprom says it may halt natural gas shipments to Ukraine on 3 June unless the country pays in advance for supplies.
Turkey told to pay Cyprus damages
12 May 2014 5:47:22
Turkey is ordered to pay 90m (£73m; $123m) euros by the European Court of Human Rights for the 1974 invasion of Cyprus.
HSBC launches free wi-fi in branches
12 May 2014 5:00:41
Free wi-fi arrives in 650 HSBC bank branches in a move to encourage customers to manage their accounts on smartphones.
TED: William Black: How to rob a bank (from the inside, that is) - William Black (2013)
12 May 2014 4:58:30
William Black is a former bank regulator who’s seen firsthand how banking systems can be used to commit fraud — and how “liar's loans” and other tricky tactics led to the 2008 US banking crisis that threatened the international economy. In this engaging talk, Black, now an academic, reveals the best way to rob a bank — from the inside.
UK mental health cost of Afghan war
12 May 2014 3:46:57
There has been a "significant increase" in the number of Afghanistan veterans seeking mental health treatment, charity Combat Stress says.
Hillshire buys Pinnacle for $6.6bn
12 May 2014 3:32:04
US food company Hillshire pays $6.6bn for rival firm Pinnacle Foods, whose brands include Aunt Jemima and Duncan Hines.
Australia's 'budget emergency'
12 May 2014 3:15:22
Can Abbott's spending cuts balance Australia's books?