BA allows gadget use during take-off
18 Dec 2013 7:11:44
British Airways is to allow passengers to use handheld electronic devices throughout their journey after the UK's flight regulator eases restrictions.
Delta says no mobile calls on planes
18 Dec 2013 6:24:02
Delta boss Richard Anderson says the airline will ban mobile phone calls on planes even if US regulators allow the technology to be used in flight.
Ford warns of lower 2014 profits
18 Dec 2013 6:04:16
Shares in Ford fall sharply after the carmaker says that next year's profits will be depressed by the cost of new product launches.
TED: Andrew Solomon: Depression, the secret we share - Andrew Solomon (2013)
18 Dec 2013 6:01:49
"The opposite of depression is not happiness, but vitality, and it was vitality that seemed to seep away from me in that moment." In a talk equal parts eloquent and devastating, writer Andrew Solomon takes you to the darkest corners of his mind during the years he battled depression. That led him to an eye-opening journey across the world to interview others with depression -- only to discover that, to his surprise, the more he talked, the more people wanted to tell their own stories. (Filmed at TEDxMet.)
US house building activity surges
18 Dec 2013 5:12:49
House building in the US recovers strongly in November, up nearly 30% compared to the same period a year ago, as positive economic data accumulates.
EU to tackle 'invisible killer'
18 Dec 2013 5:09:25
The European Commission unveils new measures to curb air pollution and prevent thousands of premature deaths every year.
VIDEO: Unemployment at lowest since 2009
18 Dec 2013 4:19:37
The UK unemployment falls to its lowest level since 2009, official figures show.
Debenhams asks traders to cut prices
18 Dec 2013 3:30:19
Department store group Debenhams asks its suppliers for a cut of 2.5% in their bills as a "contribution" to its investment plans.
Ukraine: Bailout masks economic mess
18 Dec 2013 3:08:10
Crisis averted. But for how long?
Inside Britain's military drone base
18 Dec 2013 2:29:23
The RAF station behind unmanned air operations over Afghanistan
VIDEO: 'Theatre did well in recession'
18 Dec 2013 2:26:04
The boss of Ambassador Theatre Group has been talking about why it has become one of the UK's fastest growing firms.
Wise words from an (almost) unknown guru
18 Dec 2013 2:01:02
The greatest management thinker you've probably never heard of
Bitcoin sinks after Chinese action
18 Dec 2013 1:51:50
China restricts local Bitcoin exchanges from being able to receive yuan-based deposits, causing "panic selling" of the virtual currency.
VIDEO: Is the US economy on the mend?
18 Dec 2013 1:22:26
A few months ago, the Fed signalled that it would soon be time to start cutting back on that extra help. So is the world's biggest economy truly on the mend?
EU probes Hinkley Point nuclear plan
18 Dec 2013 1:15:05
European Union regulators say they will investigate whether UK support for a plan to build a nuclear power plant breaks state aid rules.
AUDIO: Lloyds loss 'saved the financial system'
18 Dec 2013 0:42:51
Peter Hahn, a banking expert at Cass Business School, discusses the government's sale of shares in the Lloyds Banking Group.
Plastic banknotes to start in 2016
18 Dec 2013 0:37:35
Plastic banknotes that can survive a spin in the washing machine are to be brought into circulation by the Bank of England in 2016.
AUDIO: Do women need to make small talk?
18 Dec 2013 0:25:46
Facebook's Nicola Mendelson and Heather MacGregor from Taylor Research discuss the low number of women at the top in business.
AUDIO: New investment in artificial hearts
18 Dec 2013 0:11:03
Matthew Green and the BBC's Tom Feilden discuss the expanding use of artificial hearts.
UK unemployment falls by 99,000
18 Dec 2013 9:45:49
UK unemployment fell by 99,000 in three months to October, with 2.39 million now out of work, official figures show.
VIDEO: Is Thai economy fair on everyone?
18 Dec 2013 9:43:27
Thailand's caretaker Prime Minister has begun campaigning for February's general election despite the protesters who want sweeping reforms even before the elections.
VIDEO: Bumpy ride for Europe bank talks?
18 Dec 2013 9:40:03
Eurozone finance ministers are meeting today to discuss Europe's banks - who should foot the bill when they get into trouble and who should make the decisions about how to deal with them.
Ukraine defends Russia deal
18 Dec 2013 9:37:39
Ukraine Prime Minister Mykola Azarov says his government has reached a "historic" deal with Russia that will help revive the country's economy.
Europe closer on bank failure plan
18 Dec 2013 9:20:08
Ministers from the 17 eurozone countries make progress towards creating a bank fund for dealing with failing banks.
VIDEO: Ukraine opposition demand answers
18 Dec 2013 7:57:51
Opposition leaders in Ukraine are demanding to know the details of a deal that its President, Viktor Yanukovych, has signed with the Russian president.