VIDEO: Should India's sex trade be legal?
13 Feb 2015 3:13:13
Many of India's three million sex workers want the trade to be legalised but opponents fear an increase in trafficking.
Rolls-Royce warns on 2015 profit
13 Feb 2015 3:12:00
Rolls-Royce warns that this year's profits could be up to 13% lower than in 2014, with the recent oil price fall "increasing uncertainty" for many of its customers.
VIDEO: India's family-friendly employers
13 Feb 2015 3:01:17
A lack of childcare options for women in India has led some employers to step up and help out.
Housebuilding dip hits construction
13 Feb 2015 1:46:19
UK construction output fell by more than initially estimated in the final quarter of 2014 after new home building declined for the first time in nearly two years.
Net pioneer warns of data Dark Age
13 Feb 2015 1:25:31
Vint Cerf, a "father of the internet", says a way must be found to stop all our images and documents being lost through technological obsolescence.
Retailer fined over demand for keys
13 Feb 2015 0:40:13
Rent-to-own retailer PerfectHome has been fined for making some customers hand over their keys before delivering purchases.
Rock gannet colony is world largest
13 Feb 2015 0:11:13
The Bass Rock in the Firth of Forth now has the world's largest colony of gannets following a count by experts.
Oil and mining stocks lift FTSE
13 Feb 2015 9:59:59
Rising oil and metals prices boost commodity-related stocks, helping to pull the FTSE 100 higher.
German economy sees strong growth
13 Feb 2015 9:27:26
The risk of Germany slipping into recession has eased after surprisingly strong growth of 0.7% in the fourth quarter of 2014, analysts say.
Trinity Mirror apology for hacking
13 Feb 2015 9:16:43
Trinity Mirror - the owner and publisher of the Daily Mirror and the Sunday Mirror - apologises to "all its victims of phone hacking".
Virgin to invest £3bn in broadband
13 Feb 2015 7:51:34
Virgin Media announces what it calls the biggest investment in broadband infrastructure in the UK for more than a decade.
HSBC whistleblower's email surfaces
13 Feb 2015 7:35:58
Whistleblower Herve Falciani says he feels vindicated after his email to HMRC offering details of bank account holders in Switzerland is uncovered by Le Monde newspaper.
Labour to extend bank bonus clawback
13 Feb 2015 6:06:09
Bankers guilty of misconduct would have to pay back bonuses received up to 10 years ago, under banking reforms outlined by the Labour Party.
The ghost Tesco stores
13 Feb 2015 5:31:09
The void left when a town loses its supermarket
'I'm close to a one-way ticket to Mars'
13 Feb 2015 5:27:26
Why this 24-year-old wants a one-way trip
VIDEO: Indian firms push for missed calls
13 Feb 2015 2:39:46
Companies in India are creating a new kind of customer relations by asking potential customers to call them and hang up.
Conservation concern for UK insects
13 Feb 2015 2:31:30
More than 30 British insect species have been classified as in danger of extinction, due to pollution and habitat loss.
Asia shares mixed with eye on Greece
13 Feb 2015 2:10:56
Asian markets traded mixed on Friday as investors kept a close eye on developments in Europe and hopes for a deal with Greece.
Adding up the cost of childbirth
13 Feb 2015 1:54:44
How much do women around the world pay to give birth?
VIDEO: Growing US inequality - in 90 seconds
13 Feb 2015 0:28:17
Inequality in the United States has been noticeable since the 2008 recession, but the income gap has been growing for decades.
US 'at risk of mega-drought future'
13 Feb 2015 0:18:53
The American Southwest and Central Plains could be on course for super-droughts the like of which they have not witnessed in over a 1,000 years, new research finds.
Cyber-cops tackle online fraudsters
13 Feb 2015 0:06:31
The law enforcers tackling online fraudsters
Inside the Germans' debt psyche
13 Feb 2015 0:06:25
Inside the German psyche
Xiaomi to open online US store
12 Feb 2015 3:00:38
Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi announces it will open an online US store but will not sell its phones, instead offering lesser known products such as headphones and a fitness tracker.
VIDEO: HSBC whistleblower on tax evasion data
12 Feb 2015 2:42:35
The BBC has seen correspondence sent to the British tax authorities back in 2008 which gave details of HSBC account holders in Switzerland.