Hearts reject takeover approach
13 Nov 2012 7:23:55
Hearts say they have rejected a "note of interest" in the club from a consortium led by businessman Alex Mackie.
VIDEO: Parcels boost Royal Mail profits
13 Nov 2012 7:06:38
Royal Mail has reported a big rise in half-year operating profits, helped by growth at its parcels delivery business as more people shop online.
ITV shares rise on trading update
13 Nov 2012 6:51:57
Shares in ITV have soared by 9% after investors welcomed the broadcaster's latest trading statement, which shows a rise in revenues.
VIDEO: TalkTalk 'turned a corner'
13 Nov 2012 6:40:49
The Chief Executive of TalkTalk, Dido Harding has told the BBC the company has, "turned a corner."
TED: Arunachalam Muruganantham: How I started a sanitary napkin revolution! - Arunachalam Muruganantham (2012)
13 Nov 2012 6:38:09
When he realized his wife had to choose between buying family meals and buying her monthly "supplies," Arunachalam Muruganantham vowed to help her solve the problem of the sanitary pad. His research got very very personal -- and led him to a powerful business model. (Filmed in Bangalore as part of the TED Global Talent Search.)
House market boosts Home Depot
13 Nov 2012 6:24:27
Home Depot says it made a small rise in quarterly profits, thanks to signs of recovery in the US housing market.
Google v Microsoft trial begins
13 Nov 2012 5:54:33
Google and Microsoft begin a court battle in the US in a battle over how much should be paid for industry standard patents.
Smart card firm bought by Dutch
13 Nov 2012 5:53:48
East Kilbride smart card technology specialist Ecebs is bought by Dutch firm Bell ID for an undisclosed sum.
New fast train arrives in Nairobi
13 Nov 2012 5:43:35
A new commuter train is launched in Kenya's capital, Nairobi - the first of its kind since independence.
Parcels boost Royal Mail profits
13 Nov 2012 3:20:25
Royal Mail reports a big rise in half-year operating profits, helped by growth at the company's parcels delivery business.
Variations in UK housing market
13 Nov 2012 2:52:05
Regional differences continue to dominate the UK housing market despite a relatively stable picture overall, two surveys have suggested.
Rugby Football Union reports loss
13 Nov 2012 2:45:48
The Rugby Football Union (RFU) reports a loss of £6.3m in the last financial year as a result of fewer games being played at Twickenham.
Hibernian sack stadium announcer
13 Nov 2012 2:24:56
Hibernian confirm they have sacked their Easter Road stadium announcer "following a breach of conduct".
Lockheed warns on cyber-attacks
13 Nov 2012 1:50:12
US government technology supplier Lockheed Martin has said that the pace of cyber-attacks has increased dramatically.
Greece secures short-term finance
13 Nov 2012 1:30:30
The Greek government raises short-term funds at a treasury bill auction to tide it over until it receives the next tranche of its bailout loans.
Post Office wins DVLA contract
13 Nov 2012 1:16:28
UK motorists will be able to buy vehicle tax discs at the post office for another seven years after the network won a £450m contract.
Pension fund deficits fall back
13 Nov 2012 1:14:01
The collective deficit of the UK's private sector final-salary pension schemes fell slightly in October.
VIDEO: 'Surprise' at rate of inflation
13 Nov 2012 0:46:45
The latest inflation figures show the largest increase in prices in more than a year.
Utility E.On issues profit alert
13 Nov 2012 0:31:20
Shares in E.On fall 9% after Germany's biggest power generator issues a profits warning and reports a quarterly loss.
Wanderers debt rises to £136.5m
13 Nov 2012 0:10:09
Bolton Wanderers record a loss of £22.1m for the 12 months to the end of June, taking their total debt to £136.5m.
Sales decline for newspaper group
13 Nov 2012 9:54:26
Media group Johnston Press reports an 11.4% decline in like-for-like sales but says there are signs of improvement.
UK inflation rate rises to 2.7%
13 Nov 2012 9:44:04
The UK's inflation rate jumped to 2.7% in October, up from 2.2% the month before, as a result of higher tuition fees and food prices.
AUDIO: Royal Mail profits surge
13 Nov 2012 9:43:43
Royal Mail is expected to report a surge in half-year profits paving the way for a long-awaited privatisation of the company.
Vodafone hit by eurozone weakness
13 Nov 2012 9:21:55
Vodafone writes off £5.9bn from the value of its units in Spain and Italy, pushing the firm into a half-year loss.
Londoners 'face longest commute'
13 Nov 2012 9:04:51
Workers in London face the longest average daily commute in the UK - 75 minutes - a study finds.