France to sell stake in jet maker
14 Nov 2013 8:51:42
The French government is selling a stake in the jet engine maker Safran in a move that could raise up to $1.3bn.
Barclays plans to cut 1,700 jobs
14 Nov 2013 7:51:12
Barclays bank is cutting 1,700 jobs from across its branch network in the UK, according to Unite union
Yellen defends Fed in Senate hearing
14 Nov 2013 7:14:11
Janet Yellen, the woman the White House wants to run the Federal Reserve, defends its stimulus efforts at her confirmation hearing.
AUDIO: Blockbuster 'has to close 70 stores'
14 Nov 2013 6:10:50
The high street DVD rental chain Blockbuster is to close 72 stores - with a loss of 452 jobs.
TED: Stefan Larsson: What doctors can learn from each other - Stefan Larsson (2013)
14 Nov 2013 6:00:05
Different hospitals produce different results on different procedures. Only, patients don’t know that data, making choosing a surgeon a high-stakes guessing game. Stefan Larsson looks at what happens when doctors measure and share their outcomes on hip replacement surgery, for example, to see which techniques are proving the most effective. Could health care get better -- and cheaper -- if doctors learn from each other in a continuous feedback loop? (Filmed at TED@BCG.)
Volkswagen recalls 2.6 million cars
14 Nov 2013 5:23:18
German carmaker Volkswagen announces a recall of about 2.6 million cars worldwide, including 640,000 in China, a crucial growth market.
Wal-Mart reports rise in income
14 Nov 2013 3:45:42
Wal-Mart, the owner of Asda, reports net income of $3.7bn (£2.3bn) for July to September this year, up from $3.6bn for the same period in 2012.
Man Utd revenue at record levels
14 Nov 2013 3:42:12
Manchester United reports record revenue of £98.5m for the first three months of its financial year as income from sponsorship and TV deals jumps.
AUDIO: Snapchat is 'not all about sexting'
14 Nov 2013 3:15:58
Snapchat founder Evan Spiegel tells Rory Cellan-Jones that "monetizing" his company would not be terrible.
Portable device could detect weapons
14 Nov 2013 3:03:11
Prototype radar scanners that can detect weapons concealed on people in public spaces is set to undergo real-world testing next year.
Post office workers to strike again
14 Nov 2013 2:17:22
Staff in hundreds of larger Post Offices branches will stage a 13th round of strike action since Easter, the Communication Workers Union announces.
Ireland to exit bailout in December
14 Nov 2013 1:49:51
Ireland is to make a clean break from its 85bn euro (£71m) international bailout programme next month without seeking precautionary funding, the prime minister confirms.
Help to Buy boosts house builder
14 Nov 2013 1:34:38
House builder Taylor Wimpey says it has sold all the homes it is building this year, partly as a result of the government's Help to Buy scheme.
Topshop owner sees slip in sales
14 Nov 2013 1:28:48
Arcadia - the firm which owns Topshop, BHS and Miss Selfridge - reports a fall in annual sales and says trading conditions "remain challenging".
UK 'needs national space programme'
14 Nov 2013 1:22:27
A new report says the UK space sector needs a defined and properly funded national programme if it is to build on the successes of recent years.
BAE to cut jobs 'over three years'
14 Nov 2013 1:12:38
BAE Systems tells staff at its UK shipyards that 1,775 job losses will be phased in over the next three years.
Blockbuster to close 72 stores
14 Nov 2013 1:11:40
Blockbuster, the troubled DVD rental chain, will close 72 out of its 264 stores in the UK and axe 452 jobs.
AUDIO: Interest rate rise 'not planned soon'
14 Nov 2013 1:06:46
Bank of England's Paul Fisher says interest rate rise are not planned for 'any time soon.'
VIDEO: Inside world's greenest building
14 Nov 2013 0:59:13
Dominic Laurie takes a look inside the Co-Operative Group's new headquarters in Manchester - and meets chief executive Euan Sutherland.
VIDEO: Shipyards: 'In for a very bumpy ride'
14 Nov 2013 0:56:56
A union convener at a Glasgow shipyard says BAE workers are "in for a very very bumpy ride" over the next two years.
Repossessions 'at five-year low'
14 Nov 2013 0:45:22
The number of homes being repossessed in the UK falls to its lowest level in five years, according to the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML).
UK retail sales fall in October
14 Nov 2013 9:55:13
UK retail sales volumes fell 0.7% in October, with mild weather affecting sales of winter clothing, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) says.
VIDEO: Yellen to face tough Senate questions
14 Nov 2013 9:41:15
Dr Janet Yellen - the woman the White House wants to run the Federal Reserve after Ben Bernanke - faces the Senate Banking Committee on Thursday.
The naming of the chemical elements
14 Nov 2013 9:08:39
How the chemical elements got their names
UK economy 'long way' from normality
14 Nov 2013 9:03:55
The economy is "a long way" from normality, the Bank of England's Paul Fisher warns, a day after the Bank raised its economic growth forecast.