Pension reform 'a huge surprise'
08 Apr 2014 0:07:00
Huge reform of the pension system announced in the Budget was a "genuine surprise", the boss of an insurers' trade body has told MPs.
UK manufacturing sees strong growth
08 Apr 2014 9:53:56
UK manufacturing output grew by 1% in February from the month before, official figures show, the biggest rise since September.
'Big four' supermarkets lose out
08 Apr 2014 9:49:24
Discount and premium supermarkets are continuing to gain market share at the expense of the big four chains, a research firm says.
Citigroup to pay $1.13bn settlement
08 Apr 2014 8:50:10
Citigroup will pay $1.13bn (£676m) to settle claims by investors who demanded it buy back billions in residential mortgage-backed securities.
Hearts seek end-of-season cash
08 Apr 2014 8:19:34
Administrators BDO ask the SPFL if money due to Hearts at the end of the season can be paid to the club now.
World 'needs Plan B' on climate - UN
08 Apr 2014 7:37:32
The world needs a Plan B on climate change because politicians are failing to reduce carbon emissions, according to a UN report.
Critical phase in missing matter hunt
08 Apr 2014 7:09:55
An experiment located at the bottom of a US gold mine could offer the best chance yet of detecting dark matter, scientists believe.
Japan's Takeda hit with $6bn damages
08 Apr 2014 7:04:18
A US jury orders Japan's Takeda Pharmaceutical to pay $6bn in damages over claims it hid cancer risks associated with its diabetes treatment drug Actos.
Major movie studios sue Megaupload
08 Apr 2014 6:35:36
Six of the biggest movie studios sue file-sharing site Megaupload and its key operators, including founder Kim Dotcom.
Geese tests could help patients
08 Apr 2014 5:46:54
A study of the world's highest-flying bird by Devon scientists may help improve treatment for heart attack and stroke victims.
Illegal parking fines refunded
08 Apr 2014 4:58:53
An east London council is refunding up to £347,000 to drivers after parking tickets were illegally issued by a dozen cameras.
Samsung forecasts drop in profits
08 Apr 2014 2:34:32
Samsung Electronics, the world's biggest maker of TVs and mobile phones, forecasts a fall in profits for the second quarter in a row.
VIDEO: Rare Chinese cup up for auction
08 Apr 2014 1:37:58
A rare Ming-era wine cup could fetch up to $39m at auction in Hong Kong on Tuesday.
Japan and Australia agree trade deal
08 Apr 2014 0:30:11
Japan and Australia agree a trade deal, after seven years of negotiations, which will see them lower tariffs on products including beef, cheese and cars.
Very rare Chinese robin sighted
07 Apr 2014 3:49:51
Scientists make crucial new discoveries about one of the world's rarest birds, the blackthroated blue robin, with a breeding pair spotted in China.
Ukraine misses Gazprom gas deadline
07 Apr 2014 3:32:47
Gazprom says it has not received any payment from Ukraine despite a midnight deadline to start reducing Kiev's gas debts to Moscow.
Top Lib Dem urges top tax rate cut
07 Apr 2014 3:32:07
A former Liberal Democrat minister backs calls from Tory backbenchers for the top rate of income tax to be cut to 40%.
Windows XP end puts firms in a fix
07 Apr 2014 3:22:26
XP demise gives small firms a tech dilemma
The Whole Foods way of engaging staff
07 Apr 2014 3:06:16
The firm that believes in executive sleepovers
VIDEO: Are two heads better than one?
07 Apr 2014 3:05:44
In the first of a new series, Steve Tappin, reports on US food business Whole Foods, which has two CEOs instead of just one.
Windows XP security deadline arrives
07 Apr 2014 3:00:15
Cyber-thieves are preparing to target anyone still running Windows XP after security support ends on 8 April, suggest security firms.
BCC says recovery 'not yet secure'
07 Apr 2014 3:00:07
The British Chambers of Commerce says that while short-term growth prospects are good the recovery is "not yet secure".
VIDEO: US dark matter hunt at critical phase
07 Apr 2014 2:55:32
The quest to find the most mysterious particles in the Universe is entering a critical phase, scientists say.
VIDEO: Credit Suisse could face tax probe
07 Apr 2014 1:31:28
Credit Suisse is facing a new probe by US regulators over whether it had a role in helping wealthy Americans avoid taxes.
VIDEO: US investors bet on News start ups
07 Apr 2014 1:19:08
The financial future of the news business is uncertain, but lately US venture capitalists have been placing their bets on journalism.