VIDEO: Peston learns quantum physics
31 Jul 2013 1:31:52
The BBC's Robert Peston gets a lesson in quantum physics
Moneysupermarket share price falls
31 Jul 2013 1:24:18
Shares in Flintshire-based price comparison website Moneysupermarket.com drop by 15% despite a sharp rise in half-year profits.
Zynga sues Bang With Friends sex app
31 Jul 2013 1:13:10
The makers of a "casual sex matchmaking app" called Bang With Friends are facing legal action over its name from games studio Zynga.
Peugeot says Europe sales to fall 5%
31 Jul 2013 1:05:25
Peugeot-Citroen makes progress with its European restructuring as it predicts further falls in demand on the continent.
VIDEO: Hollywood special effect on US GDP
31 Jul 2013 0:45:19
Historic changes are being made to the way US growth is measured, to include output from film and television. Michelle Fleury reports on the US economy's "Hollywood ending".
Nintendo's Wii U sales disappoint
31 Jul 2013 0:42:40
Sales of the latest Nintendo games console, the Wii U, slowed in the three months to June, but the weaker yen helped the firm back to profit.
AUDIO: CBI: More sandwich courses needed
31 Jul 2013 0:19:45
The CBI wants to see more courses that enable students to earn while they learn.
Rihanna wins Topshop court case
31 Jul 2013 0:17:55
Pop star Rihanna wins a legal battle with Topshop over a T-shirt bearing her image.
Tesco wins in 'chicken korma' war
31 Jul 2013 0:15:40
Tesco wins a battle with arch-rival Sainsbury's, over the validity of its "Price Promise" campaign, after a ruling from the Advertising Standards Authority.
The quiet death of the alcopop
31 Jul 2013 0:08:29
Whatever happened to the alcopops of the mid-1990s?
Bank of England aided Nazi gold sale
31 Jul 2013 9:56:26
The Bank of England helped in the sale of gold stolen by Nazis after the 1939 invasion of Czechoslovakia, new documents show,
Artificial human ear grown in lab
31 Jul 2013 9:48:58
Plastic surgeons in the US say they have moved a step closer to being able to grow a complete human ear from a patient's cells.
AUDIO: 'Centrica can't subsidise bills'
31 Jul 2013 9:39:35
Energy expert Cornelia Meyer discusses British Gas owner Centrica's reported rise in half-year profits
VIDEO: How British Gas spends your money
31 Jul 2013 9:31:11
The residential arm of British Gas sees profits increase by 3%. Dom Laurie explains how it spends its income.
VIDEO: Fracking: 'Majority are open-minded'
31 Jul 2013 8:20:31
Oil exploration company Cuadrilla, under fire from protesters in the Sussex village of Balcombe, says it will take local people's views into account if and when it applies for a fracking license if conventional drilling reveals a need for such a technique.
'Busy' tanks bring out best in fish
31 Jul 2013 7:43:30
Captive-bred fish will do better when released into the wild if they are reared in an interesting environment, a study says.
Profits jump for whisky maker Diageo
31 Jul 2013 7:27:16
The world's biggest distiller of Scotch whisky, Diageo, reports an 8% rise in profits driven partly by US spirits sales.
Female friendships boost bird mating
31 Jul 2013 7:12:40
Male zebra finches that failed to socialise with females during adolescence were less successful at courting, scientists say.
EADS to change its name to Airbus
31 Jul 2013 6:53:53
EADS, the parent company of Airbus, says it is to rename itself after its commercial plane-making subsidiary.
Profits rise at British Gas owner
31 Jul 2013 6:39:37
British Gas owner Centrica reports a rise in half-year profits, boosted by increased gas consumption over the unusually cold winter.
HTC warns of first operating loss
31 Jul 2013 3:56:02
Taiwanese mobile phone maker HTC warns it may make an operating loss - its first ever - in the third quarter, sending its shares down sharply.
Pfizer in $491m drug case settlement
31 Jul 2013 1:39:58
US drugmaker Pfizer agrees to pay $491m (£320m) to settle a probe into illegal marketing of a drug by Wyeth, a firm it acquired in 2009.
Set back for 'licence to trash' plan
31 Jul 2013 1:17:24
Is biodiversity offset plan really a licence to 'trash' countryside?
VIDEO: Taiwan woos rich Chinese tourists
31 Jul 2013 0:46:37
From Thursday, changes in Taiwan's visa regulations will allow rich Chinese people to apply for multiple-entry visas, as Cindy Sui reports.
VIDEO: Etihad closer to Jet Airways deal
31 Jul 2013 0:46:11
Sameer Hashmi explains the significance of the Indian government's conditional approval for Etihad Airways to buy a quarter of Jet Airways.