Paddy Power reports 'strong year'
05 Mar 2013 7:55:11
Bookmaker Paddy Power reports a rise in 2012 profits and revenues, but warns that a strong euro could reduce operating profits this year by 10%.
VIDEO: Livestock farmers voice virus fears
05 Mar 2013 7:23:17
A virus that causes stillbirths and birth defects in lambs and calves has spread to more than 1,500 UK farms, according to recent government figures.
VIDEO: Osborne in bankers' bonus battle
05 Mar 2013 7:06:38
Chancellor George Osborne flies to Brussels later determined to water down the European Parliament's proposals to curb bankers' bonuses.
UK retail sales show faster growth
05 Mar 2013 4:56:33
UK retail sales grew at their fastest rate in more than three years in February, as the drier weather coaxed shoppers back out onto the high street.
Blues up! Trade bar boosts iguana
05 Mar 2013 4:33:25
Trading bar boost for iguana
VIDEO: China's leaders contemplate reform
05 Mar 2013 4:30:17
Outgoing Premier Wen Jiabao told the National People's Congress that China aims to grow its economy by 7.5% this year.
Forest elephants in serious decline
05 Mar 2013 4:26:42
Forest elephant numbers have decreased by 62% across central Africa over the last decade, according to the largest study of its kind.
China keeps growth target at 7.5%
05 Mar 2013 3:44:01
China leaves its economic growth target for the year unchanged at 7.5%, as it looks to expand at a steady pace and maintain social stability.
VIDEO: Russia markets itself to the East
05 Mar 2013 3:35:45
Russia's business leaders are in Singapore hoping to drum up some investment.
Short-termism 'damaging UK growth'
05 Mar 2013 2:21:43
Business leader Sir George Cox says short-termism has become an "entrenched feature" of British business and it is damaging economic growth.
Why tiny cameras are big business
05 Mar 2013 0:23:56
The rise of small high-definition cameras
When are we going to learn to trust robots?
05 Mar 2013 0:19:39
Why robots need dimples, not lasers
Geneva car show: Luxury and crisis
05 Mar 2013 0:19:25
Weak economies fail to halt sales of high-performance cars.
VIDEO: Inside a PSA Peugeot Citroen assembly line
05 Mar 2013 0:14:44
One of the cars being unveiled at this year's Geneva Motor Show - which opens today - is the Peugeot 2008.
Are we really facing cyberwar?
05 Mar 2013 0:14:30
How the US is preparing for the threat of cyberwar?
'Most powerful' Rolls-Royce on show
05 Mar 2013 0:05:25
The superfast Rolls-Royce Wraith, which is displayed at the Geneva motor show , will help attract new customers to the marque as its rivalry with the slightly cheaper Bentley heats up.
Osborne in bankers' bonus battle
05 Mar 2013 0:03:21
Chancellor George Osborne is due to fly to Brussels, determined to fight plans to curb bankers' bonuses, but EU finance ministers look likely to approve the proposals.
PPI complaints rise 'unprecedented'
04 Mar 2013 3:59:32
The financial ombudsman service is taking on 2,000 new cases a day following PPI complaints, with numbers rising at "unprecedented" rates.
Extra £150m invested in Jaguar plant
04 Mar 2013 2:03:13
Jaguar Land Rover invests over £150m more in its new engine plant in the West Midlands, taking the total to over £500m.
Rolls-Royce paid no corporation tax
04 Mar 2013 9:38:34
International engine builders Rolls-Royce paid no corporation tax in the UK in 2012, its annual report reveals.
VIDEO: Bank lending falls despite BoE scheme
04 Mar 2013 8:50:29
Lending by UK banks fell by more than £2.4bn in the last quarter of 2012, despite the Bank of England's scheme to encourage it.
Civil service union votes to strike
04 Mar 2013 7:52:25
The UK's largest civil service union, PCS, votes for strike action over pay and pensions, paving the way for possible walkouts to coincide with the Budget later this month.
VIDEO: Lava rivers flow from Russian volcano
04 Mar 2013 7:35:14
The Plosky Tolbachik volcano in East Russia, is one of 29 on the Kamchatka peninsular, and has been erupting since last November.
VIDEO: Mexican tops Forbes rich list again
04 Mar 2013 6:21:31
Mexican tycoon Carlos Slim has topped Forbes magazine's list of the world's richest billionaires for a fourth year
TED: Allan Savory: How to green the world's deserts and reverse climate change - Allan Savory (2013)
04 Mar 2013 5:51:11
“Desertification is a fancy word for land that is turning to desert,” begins Allan Savory in this quietly powerful talk. And terrifyingly, it's happening to about two-thirds of the world’s grasslands, accelerating climate change and causing traditional grazing societies to descend into social chaos. Savory has devoted his life to stopping it. He now believes -- and his work so far shows -- that a surprising factor can protect grasslands and even reclaim degraded land that was once desert.