Russia deadline on Ukraine gas debt
12 May 2014 6:16:12
Russia's state energy giant Gazprom says it may halt natural gas shipments to Ukraine on 3 June unless the country pays in advance for supplies.
Turkey told to pay Cyprus damages
12 May 2014 5:47:22
Turkey is ordered to pay 90m (£73m; $123m) euros by the European Court of Human Rights for the 1974 invasion of Cyprus.
HSBC launches free wi-fi in branches
12 May 2014 5:00:41
Free wi-fi arrives in 650 HSBC bank branches in a move to encourage customers to manage their accounts on smartphones.
TED: William Black: How to rob a bank (from the inside, that is) - William Black (2013)
12 May 2014 4:58:30
William Black is a former bank regulator who’s seen firsthand how banking systems can be used to commit fraud — and how “liar's loans” and other tricky tactics led to the 2008 US banking crisis that threatened the international economy. In this engaging talk, Black, now an academic, reveals the best way to rob a bank — from the inside.
UK mental health cost of Afghan war
12 May 2014 3:46:57
There has been a "significant increase" in the number of Afghanistan veterans seeking mental health treatment, charity Combat Stress says.
Hillshire buys Pinnacle for $6.6bn
12 May 2014 3:32:04
US food company Hillshire pays $6.6bn for rival firm Pinnacle Foods, whose brands include Aunt Jemima and Duncan Hines.
Australia's 'budget emergency'
12 May 2014 3:15:22
Can Abbott's spending cuts balance Australia's books?
VIDEO: Jellyfish 'size of wheelie bins'
12 May 2014 3:01:57
Dozens of giant jellyfish have been washing up on beaches in Dorset.
'Scotland's dodo' bone found at dig
12 May 2014 2:17:17
A bone from an extinct bird known as "Scotland's dodo" is uncovered following an archaeological dig in East Lothian.
Pfizer in AstraZeneca legal pledge
12 May 2014 2:09:37
US firm Pfizer says commitments to preserve UK science jobs - if it wins a $106bn (£63bn) takeover of AstraZeneca - are legally binding.
Ex-Barclays chiefs face questioning
12 May 2014 1:57:36
Bob Diamond is among several former Barclays executives due to be questioned under caution by the UK's Serious Fraud Office.
VIDEO: How Hungary led a business revolution
12 May 2014 1:31:58
Tanya Beckett has gone to Hungary to find out what happened to its economy in the 25 years after the fall of communism.
AUDIO: Scientists 'able to induce lucid dreams'
12 May 2014 0:41:52
Michael Nitsche discusses findings from scientists in Germany that suggest more frequent lucid dreams can be induced by sending weak electrical signals into the brain.
Robot arm gets official US approval
12 May 2014 0:32:03
A robot arm capable of picking up delicate objects has been approved for use by US medical authorities.
Deep-sea sub 'implodes' 10km-down
12 May 2014 0:16:34
One of the world's most capable deep-sea research vessels is lost while exploring the Kermadec Trench in New Zealand.
Tax avoidance: What are the rules?
12 May 2014 9:57:48
How Gary Barlow fell foul of HMRC
JCB posts third-best profits ever
12 May 2014 9:54:23
Building equipment company JCB posts the third-best profits ever, despite a fall in pre-tax earnings.
AUDIO: Businesses face 'political uncertainty'
12 May 2014 9:53:48
"Political uncertainty" is the biggest risk facing businesses, CBI director-general John Cridland tells the BBC's Simon Jack.
'Boris buggies' for babies?
12 May 2014 9:53:22
A new idea for the baby about town
Lonmin profit plunges on mine strike
12 May 2014 9:46:37
The world's third-largest platinum producer, Lonmin, sees its earnings plunge because of a month-long strike at its mines and processing plants.
Aston Villa put up for sale by owner
12 May 2014 9:06:57
Aston Villa owner Randy Lerner announces that the Premier League club is being put up for sale.
Sterling admits 'terrible mistake'
12 May 2014 8:22:52
The owner of the Los Angeles Clippers basketball team apologises for making widely-reported racist remarks, but says he was "baited" into the comments.
BSkyB bids to consolidate Sky Europe
12 May 2014 7:53:23
BSkyB has approached Sky broadcasters in Germany and Italy, which are all majority owned by Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox, in a bid to create a European TV giant.
Sharp swings back into profit
12 May 2014 7:26:53
Japanese electronics maker Sharp reports its first annual profit in three years following a huge restructuring.
The huge cost of developing drugs
12 May 2014 7:17:02
The mindboggling amount of money it takes to create a drug