VIDEO: Lord Mayor on promoting UK business
08 Nov 2013 0:49:43
The new Lord Mayor of London, Fiona Woolf, has been talking about her role promoting financial services across the whole of the UK and rebuilding the City's damaged reputation.
UK trade gap widens in September
08 Nov 2013 9:46:24
The gap between imports and exports of goods was at its widest for almost a year in September, figures from the Office for National Statistics show.
Regulator blocks water bill rise bid
08 Nov 2013 9:19:51
Ofwat, the water regulator, has confirmed that it has turned down Thames Water's request to increase customer bills by up to 8% next year.
NIE told price rise must be smaller
08 Nov 2013 8:23:01
Northern Ireland Electricity (NIE) is told it can only raise the average bill by £5 per year until 2017, not the £25 per year it had wanted.
Barclays to move branches to Asda
08 Nov 2013 8:17:08
Barclays is to close four branches and move staff and banking services to nearby Asda stores.
Profits up at British Airways owner
08 Nov 2013 8:10:57
International Airways Group (IAG), owner of British Airways, reports a rise in pre-tax profit to 609m euros (£507m) for the July-to-September period.
Brands boosting British music firms
08 Nov 2013 7:55:49
More than £100 million was invested into the music industry by UK brands last year, according to PRS for Music.
Float values Legoland firm at £3.2bn
08 Nov 2013 7:46:50
Merlin Entertainments, the owner of Madame Tussauds and Legoland, says it will sell its shares at 315p each, valuing the company at £3.2bn.
S&P cuts France credit rating to AA
08 Nov 2013 7:34:32
Standard and Poor's cuts France's credit rating again to AA, almost two years after the country lost its top-rated AAA status.
VIDEO: London borough 'is Britain's Monaco'
08 Nov 2013 6:23:14
Mary Ann Sieghart reports on property prices in the borough of Kensington and Chelsea in London, an area which is home to some of the world's richest people.
Rat cull to 'save seabirds' begins
08 Nov 2013 6:01:46
Internationally important seabird populations on the Isles of Scilly are being protected by a scheme to kill more than 3,000 brown rats.
China data adds to recovery hopes
08 Nov 2013 5:23:55
China's exports and imports rise in October, the latest in a series of figures indicating a recovery in its economy.
VIDEO: China: Economic reform in 60 seconds
08 Nov 2013 2:37:03
A one minute guide to the Chinese economy and areas of reform that might emerge from a key meeting of the Communist party.
Disney fixes Star Wars release date
08 Nov 2013 2:25:46
The Walt Disney Company announces it will release the next Star Wars film on 18 December 2015 as it posts better than expected earnings.
VIDEO: Npower boss rejects bonus 'gimmicks'
08 Nov 2013 1:59:20
The chief executive of Npower, Paul Massara, has dismissed giving up a bonus in response to anger over rising energy prices as a "gimmick".
Tesla shares hit by third car fire
08 Nov 2013 1:43:15
Electric car maker Tesla's Model S suffers its third fire in five weeks, sending its shares down more than 7%.
Npower boss rejects bonus 'gimmicks'
08 Nov 2013 1:21:42
Amid controversy over rising energy prices, Npower chief executive Paul Massara dismisses forfeiting his bonus as a "gimmick".
The adverts that talk back
08 Nov 2013 0:21:01
The adverts that interact with consumers
World Cup 2013 is selling Rugby League
08 Nov 2013 0:11:18
Rugby League World Cup boosts the sport
VIDEO: Sneak preview of Lord Mayor's show
08 Nov 2013 0:08:36
The Pageantmaster of the Lord Mayor's Show gives BBC News a preview of the show at the "early morning rehearsal" of the state coach's key movements.
Entrepreneur who likes starting over
08 Nov 2013 0:03:14
'I'm addicted to the excitement of building teams'
Nissan's Ghosn warns UK over EU exit
08 Nov 2013 0:00:02
Nissan chief executive, Carlos Ghosn, tells the BBC that if the UK were to leave the European Union his company would "reconsider" its future investment in Britain.
VIDEO: Twitter shares jump on market debut
07 Nov 2013 7:50:32
Shares in Twitter opened at $45.10 each in the first minutes of trading on the New York Stock Exchange.
Agency downgrades RBS credit ratings
07 Nov 2013 7:46:16
Royal Bank of Scotland expresses disappointment after its credit ratings are downgraded by ratings agency S&P.
Freak space rock spins dusty trail
07 Nov 2013 7:14:39
The Hubble telescope has spotted an asteroid radiating six comet-like tails, making it resemble a "rotating lawn sprinkler".