VIDEO: Africa 'star performer' for SAB Miller
23 May 2013 0:30:15
Faced with challenging conditions in Europe and the US, the world's second largest brewer, SAB Miller, has been looking for growth in alternative markets.
Flybe sells Gatwick slots to Easyjet
23 May 2013 0:28:43
Flybe announces the sale of all its take-off and landing slots at Gatwick airport to Easyjet, raising concerns about links to Inverness.
VIDEO: UK first quarter growth confirmed
23 May 2013 0:24:53
The UK's economy grew at 0.3% in the first three months of the year, official figures have confirmed.
VIDEO: How HP hopes to revive its fortunes
23 May 2013 0:23:48
Hewlett-Packard shares have leapt in after-hours trading, despite quarterly results showing a seventh consecutive fall in sales.
Co-op rolls out talking cash points
23 May 2013 0:23:36
The Co-operative Bank has become the latest to introduce talking cash points, for blind or partially-sighted people
VIDEO: Demand for rapeseed oil soaring
23 May 2013 0:07:21
Farmers across East Anglia are benefiting from a poor olive harvest in Spain this year.
Ecuador satellite space crash fears
23 May 2013 9:37:33
Space engineers in Ecuador are trying to establish if the country's only satellite has been destroyed in a crash with space debris.
VIDEO: Singapore looks to profit from R&D
23 May 2013 9:29:39
Singapore has been spending heavily on becoming a research and development hub, in an attempt to differentiate itself from its economic rivals in the region.
VIDEO: Toxic rice causes concern in China
23 May 2013 8:41:04
A number of rice mills in the Chinese province of Hunan have been been closed down after dangerous levels of cadmium were found in samples, according to reports,
VIDEO: Iron Man 3 is a superhero in China
23 May 2013 8:38:00
Disney's Iron Man 3 film is set to become China's highest-grossing film of all time, opening the door for more business from Hollywood.
Mothercare reports another big loss
23 May 2013 8:32:33
Mothercare recorded another big loss for the last financial year, but said it was making good progress with its turnaround plan.
VIDEO: 'Worrying declines' for UK species
23 May 2013 8:21:57
A major new report from 25 wildlife organisations, assessing the state of Britain's Nature, is warning that many species of wildlife are facing extinction in the UK unless urgent action is taken.
Markets fall on China data, Fed
23 May 2013 8:04:54
Global stock markets fall after weak Chinese economic data and concerns that the US Federal Reserve may scale back monetary stimulus efforts.
French court questions IMF chief
23 May 2013 7:40:12
IMF chief Christine Lagarde arrives at a Paris court for questioning over a payout to a tycoon when she was French finance minister.
Iceland expands volcano monitoring
23 May 2013 7:39:12
Installation is under way of an expanded monitoring system for Iceland's volcanoes, which it is hoped will give the world more warning of the next big eruption.
Nissan recalls over 800,000 vehicles
23 May 2013 6:54:01
Nissan says it plans to recall about 841,000 vehicles worldwide due to a faulty steering wheel.
Halfords reports big drop in profits
23 May 2013 6:38:37
Profits at the car parts and bicycle retailer Halfords have fallen by almost 25%, after what the company described as a "demanding" trading environment.
Ospreys first in England to hatch
23 May 2013 6:33:43
Leicestershire and Rutland Wildlife Trust capture osprey chicks hatching on camera for the first time.
Cave paintings uncovered in Mexico
23 May 2013 3:44:21
Archaeologists in Mexico find 4,926 cave paintings in red, yellow, black and white in the north-eastern region of Burgos.
How the men from the ministry saved England's heritage
23 May 2013 3:11:39
How historic UK sites were saved from destruction
Ford to shut Australian production
23 May 2013 2:26:26
Ford Motor says it will shut all its Australian manufacturing plants by October 2016, after more than 85 years making cars in the country.
Tuition fee 'could be cut to £6,000'
23 May 2013 1:01:54
Tuition fees in England could be limited to £6,000 per year and remain cost-neutral to universities and the Treasury, research suggests.
The growth of start-up competitions
23 May 2013 0:09:57
Why so many new firms love awards
Twitter boosts security after hacks
23 May 2013 0:02:13
Micro-blogging site Twitter says it is bringing in a two-step login for users to beef up security following recent high-profile breaches.
'Gang of four' aims to shake up Latam trade
23 May 2013 0:01:47
Why Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru want to form a new trade bloc