Deferred plans scuppers stadium bid
13 Mar 2015 8:43:31
Plans for a new stadium in Cornwall are in jeopardy after councillors defer a decision on a supermarket which would have paid for it.
UK seeks to join China-backed bank
13 Mar 2015 5:54:25
Britain says it wants to become a "prospective founding member" of a new China-backed bank that could rival the likes of the World Bank.
Asian shares mostly up after US gains
13 Mar 2015 2:01:51
Shares in Asia were mostly higher on Friday, following US shares which made strong gains on Thursday and ended two days of falls.
UK to create 8,000 oil and gas jobs
13 Mar 2015 1:16:40
UK oil and gas companies expect to create thousands of jobs over the next two years despite the dramatic slide in oil prices.
The world is running out of burial space
13 Mar 2015 1:11:12
The world is running out of burial space
VIDEO: Is heartbeat key to secure banking?
13 Mar 2015 1:07:56
Simon Gompertz tries out a new system from the Halifax, which allows customers to use their unique heartbeat pattern to access secure banking.
Budget 2015: Eyes on the prize
13 Mar 2015 0:38:25
Will the Chancellor be dishing out tidbits for voters in his Budget?
Why 'Britcoins' may soon pay for your latte
13 Mar 2015 0:33:00
The digi-currency may be coming to a coffee shop near you.
VIDEO: What will be in the Budget?
13 Mar 2015 0:27:26
BBC News editors give their predictions on what will appear in the Chancellor's Budget.
VIDEO: China's richest man likes UK best
13 Mar 2015 0:25:21
Wang Jianlin, chair of China's largest property company, Dalian Wanda, says the UK has one of the most open markets in the world.
Williams boss warns on F1 financing
13 Mar 2015 0:18:03
F1 teams need to broaden out their businesses to cope with financial uncertainty, the head of Williams warns.
The fates of old ocean liners
13 Mar 2015 0:12:26
Whither the world's ocean liners?
VIDEO: Nasa films biggest solar flare of 2015
12 Mar 2015 1:37:02
Nasa cameras have captured images an X-class flare, the strongest category of Sun storm possible, and they are the first of its size in 2015.
Frozen sequel announced by Disney
12 Mar 2015 0:33:41
Disney announces it will produce a sequel to runaway hit Frozen, which last year became the highest-grossing animated film of all time.
Britain 'best place to invest'
12 Mar 2015 0:05:01
China's richest man says that he considers the UK the best place in the world to invest.
VIDEO: Why does Alibaba want some Snapchat?
12 Mar 2015 9:59:06
BBC News looks at why Chinese internet giant Alibaba might be interested in Snapchat - even though the messaging app is blocked in China.
Commerzbank in $1.45bn US settlement
12 Mar 2015 7:59:13
Commerzbank agrees to pay a penalty to US authorities for violating sanctions against businesses in Iran and Sudan and for engaging in money laundering.
'Best evidence' for Ganymede ocean
12 Mar 2015 7:49:59
The Hubble telescope obtains compelling evidence that Ganymede - the largest moon in the Solar System - has an ocean beneath its icy crust.
Supermarket price war hits Waitrose
12 Mar 2015 6:25:44
Waitrose has posted a drop in profit for 2014 as competition for market share in the UK grocery market continues to hit supermarkets' bottom lines.
Shimpei Takahashi: Play this game to come up with original ideas
12 Mar 2015 4:57:22
Shimpei Takahashi always dreamed of designing toys. But when he started work as a toy developer, he found that the pressure to use data as a starting point for design quashed his creativity. In this short, funny talk, Takahashi describes how he got his ideas flowing again, and shares a simple game anyone can play to generate new ideas.
Yoplait exposes French yogurt cartel
12 Mar 2015 4:37:09
French authorities fine 11 of the country's top yogurt makers for engaging in a price-fixing cartel, which was revealed by Yoplait.
People 'unaware' of bank switching
12 Mar 2015 4:35:33
Consumers are unaware - and lack confidence - in the seven-day service for switching bank accounts, the regulator has found
S Pacific volcano forms new island
12 Mar 2015 4:35:28
A volcanic eruption in Tonga in January leads to the creation of a new island in the Pacific, some 500m across and 250m high.
US stocks higher on dollar fall
12 Mar 2015 3:50:06
US shares open higher, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average jumping by more than 100 points, as the dollar weakens slightly.
First new high-speed train arrives
12 Mar 2015 2:52:11
The first new Intercity Express train being built for the Great Western railway line arrives in Southampton from Japan.