China fines US healthcare giant
02 Aug 2013 1:29:39
Healthcare giant Johnson and Johnson is the latest foreign firm to be accused of misconduct in China and is fined for violating anti-monopoly laws.
Spooked baboons baffle Dutch zoo
02 Aug 2013 0:59:07
Staff at a zoo in the Netherlands are baffled by their 112 baboons, who have spent days sitting still, huddled together in fear and hardly eating.
US bat killer still spreading west
02 Aug 2013 0:57:25
A fungus that leads to a deadly disease that has killed almost seven million bats is continuing to spread westwards across the US, latest results show.
Oil drilling starts after protests
02 Aug 2013 0:57:22
Energy company Cuadrilla begins drilling for oil after being held up by protesters at a site in West Sussex.
VIDEO: 'Rub-tree' bears caught on camera
02 Aug 2013 0:53:14
Officials in Alberta, Canada have managed to capture wild bears on film using a "rub tree" where they leave their scent to communicate with other animals.
UK construction at three-year high
02 Aug 2013 0:46:35
The UK construction industry reaches its highest level of activity since June 2010 after a rise in house building, a closely-watched survey indicates.
Evolution 'punishes mean people'
02 Aug 2013 0:29:42
Evolution does not favour selfish people, according to new research that challenges a previous theory that suggests it is preferable to put yourself first.
Coventry City FC Ltd faces liquidation
02 Aug 2013 0:21:03
Coventry City Football Club Ltd faces liquidation after a Company Voluntary Agreement is rejected at a creditors' meeting in London.
VIDEO: Questions over Fabulous Fab fraud
02 Aug 2013 0:20:21
There are questions about why a relatively junior trader - Fabrice 'Fabulous Fab' Tourre - is one of the few found liable of fraud over the subprime mortgages crisis.
VIDEO: Meet the ghost-estate homeowners
02 Aug 2013 9:59:36
Many people are paying mortgages on homes they will never see finished.
Insolvency levels 'continue to fall'
02 Aug 2013 9:47:43
The number of people declared insolvent in England and Wales fell by 6.1% in the second quarter of the year compared with the same period a year ago.
VIDEO: What next for RBS and new boss?
02 Aug 2013 9:23:38
Royal Bank of Scotland has announced pre-tax profits of £1.4bn in the first half of the year. James Bevan from CCLA Investment Management said RBS seemed to have turned a corner and he expected it to focus on retail banking in the future.
AUDIO: Walsh: 'Very pleased' with profits
02 Aug 2013 9:12:14
International Airlines Group (IAG) has reported a return to profit in the second quarter of the year, helped by signs of a turnaround at its Spanish carrier Iberia.
Stay fit to avoid boss burnout
02 Aug 2013 9:07:01
Thinking like Muhammad Ali can save bosses from burnout
AUDIO: Today programme business round-up
02 Aug 2013 8:58:28
Business news with Simon Jack including reports on RBS's new chief executive.
VIDEO: Filipino winner of Apprentice Asia
02 Aug 2013 7:38:12
Filipino Jonathan Allen Yabut has won the first series of The Apprentice Asia, the reality show featuring Malaysian businessman Tony Fernandes. Rico Hizon spoke to him about his hopes for the future.
Iberia pick-up lifts IAG profits
02 Aug 2013 7:33:15
International Airlines Group reports a second-quarter profit, helped by signs of a turnaround at its Spanish carrier Iberia.
Toyota raises annual profit forecast
02 Aug 2013 7:12:56
Toyota raises its forecast for annual profit as a weak yen and a recovery in sales in the US continue to boost its growth.
VIDEO: Restoring native trees to Dartmoor
02 Aug 2013 6:39:21
A £5m project to restore more than 800 acres of damaged woodland on the edge of Dartmoor to its native state has begun.
VIDEO: Money struggles 'getting worse'
02 Aug 2013 6:37:43
More than half of UK adults are struggling to keep up with their bills and debt repayments, compared to just over a third in 2006, a survey suggests.
RBS appoints new chief executive
02 Aug 2013 6:37:32
Royal Bank of Scotland confirms that Ross McEwan will be its new chief executive and reports a swing back into profit for the first half of the year.
Viewpoint: Plug 'leaky pipeline' for women in science
02 Aug 2013 6:30:28
What can be done to involve more women in science?
Crackdown on Everest mountaineers
02 Aug 2013 6:15:55
Expeditions on Mount Everest will be more closely monitored from next year, after a series of embarrassing incidents, the BBC has learnt.
House prices 'rise 3.9% in a year'
02 Aug 2013 6:11:27
UK house prices recorded their biggest annual increase for nearly three years in July - up 3.9%, the Nationwide building society says.
Australia unveils bank deposit levy
02 Aug 2013 4:28:19
Australia unveils a levy on some bank deposits for a stability fund aimed at safeguarding against a banking collapse.