GCHQ use of Prism was legal say MPs
17 Jul 2013 1:44:35
UK security services did not break the law in accessing personal data through the US Prism programme, a committee of MPs has said.
OBR urges £19bn more spending cuts
17 Jul 2013 1:31:27
An ageing UK population will put pressure on public finances unless £19bn of spending cuts or tax rises are introduced, says the OBR.
Formula 1 boss Ecclestone indicted
17 Jul 2013 1:30:07
Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone is indicted by a prosecutor in Germany on a charge of bribing a former banker.
VIDEO: Liam Byrne: Job creation too slow
17 Jul 2013 1:10:08
UK unemployment fell by 57,000 to 2.51 million in the three months to May, the Office for National Statistics says - however Shadow Work and Pensions Secretary Liam Byrne says job creation is too slow.
Chinese internet use surges ahead
17 Jul 2013 1:07:57
New figures from China say the country had 591 million internet users at the end of June, representing 44% of the population.
VIDEO: How to start your own business
17 Jul 2013 1:04:53
More than 480,000 new businesses were created in 2012 and this year that figure is expected to increase. Emma Jones from Enterprise Nation explains what help entrepreneurs need.
Gas cloud 'stretched like spaghetti'
17 Jul 2013 1:00:20
The giant gas cloud heading for the black hole at the centre of our galaxy has begun its death spiral.
Pound jumps after MPC minutes
17 Jul 2013 0:54:11
The pound jumps after Bank of England minutes from its July meeting show policy makers voted 9-0 to keep the stimulus programme at £375bn.
VIDEO: Hoban: We can't be complacent
17 Jul 2013 0:36:56
UK unemployment falls by 57,000 to 2.51 million - but Employment Minister Mark Hoban says, "We cannot be complacent, there are still some big challenges around tackling long-term unemployment".
VIDEO: Closing Heathrow 'to cost 100,000 jobs'
17 Jul 2013 0:19:57
Closing Heathrow Airport would cost 100,000 jobs, said its chief executive who explained the bid for a third runway, announced on Wednesday.
VIDEO: Record number of new businesses
17 Jul 2013 9:18:28
More than 480,000 new businesses created in 2012 and this year that figure is expected to rise.
BP appeals for halt to Gulf payments
17 Jul 2013 8:59:18
BP asks for a temporary halt to all compensation payments to people and businesses who say they lost money after the Gulf of Mexico oil disaster.
UK unemployment falls by 57,000
17 Jul 2013 8:51:43
UK unemployment falls by 57,000 to 2.51 million in the three months to May, the Office for National Statistics says.
Surge in investment into China
17 Jul 2013 8:00:08
Foreign direct investment in China grew at its fastest pace in more than two years in June, despite the recent slowdown in its economy.
BHP reports record iron ore output
17 Jul 2013 6:36:25
Mining giant BHP Billiton reports record full-year production at its iron ore operations.
India eases foreign investment rules
17 Jul 2013 2:57:08
India further eases rules on foreign direct investment in a broad range of industries in an attempt to support the sliding currency and boost growth.
'Big-nose horn-face' dinosaur found
17 Jul 2013 1:21:43
An unusual new species of dinosaur, which was unearthed in the deserts of Utah, is described by scientists.
VIDEO: McDonald's to enter Vietnam market
17 Jul 2013 1:03:32
Vietnam is to get a taste of McDonald's after the US burger giant says it will open its first outlet there in 2014.
VIDEO: Posco pulls out of India project
17 Jul 2013 1:01:13
South Korean firm Posco says it has scrapped a proposed steel project in the Indian state of Karnataka after delays and local opposition.
VIDEO: Home loan danger for Australia banks
17 Jul 2013 0:58:52
A recent report by Moody's rating agency says Australia's lenders are grappling with the highest concentration of home loans in the world.
Heathrow to unveil third runway plan
17 Jul 2013 0:21:49
Heathrow Airport will reveal details of its plan for a third runway later, in the face of opposition from environmentalists and London's mayor.
The scientists who escaped the Nazis
16 Jul 2013 3:16:22
Einstein told my father it was time to flee Nazi Germany
Chinese stocks fail to live up to hype
16 Jul 2013 3:14:04
Chinese stocks have failed to match investors' expectations
The wireless connections that may transform our lives
16 Jul 2013 3:10:07
The future where everything is wirelessly connected
From out-of-work to self-employed
16 Jul 2013 3:05:26
Stories behind the unemployed setting up their own businesses