Gold rush threat to tropical forests
14 Jan 2015 5:36:05
Rising demand for gold is leading to the loss of tropical forests in South America, scientists warn.
US retail sales fell in December
14 Jan 2015 5:23:20
Retail sales in the US fell by 0.9% in December, according to the latest figures from the Commerce Department.
Ryanair to test smartphone movies
14 Jan 2015 5:22:08
Ryanair says it plans to start streaming movies and TV shows to passengers' tablets and smartphones within the coming months.
Video game auction nears $100,000
14 Jan 2015 5:13:04
An auction on the site, which runs until Friday, has gone from $5,000 to nearly $100,000 in a little more than a week.
Curiosity rover clobbers Mars rock
14 Jan 2015 4:27:01
The American space agency's Curiosity rover smashes up the latest rock it was trying to drill on Mars.
Legal costs hit JP Morgan profits
14 Jan 2015 3:29:59
JPMorgan Chase, the US's largest bank, reports profits down by 6.6% after paying $1bn in legal costs resulting from investigations into alleged wrongdoing.
Kuoni puts tours business on sale
14 Jan 2015 2:30:33
Swiss-based travel operator Kuoni is selling its tour operating business to concentrate on supplying others in the travel industry,
Grumpy youngsters 'complain more'
14 Jan 2015 2:15:58
Grumpy young men and women have pushed customer satisfaction to its lowest level for five years, according to latest analysis.
Morrisons ex-director raps boss
14 Jan 2015 0:51:55
A former director of the troubled Morrisons supermarket chain has renewed his criticisms of the departing chief executive, Dalton Philips.
VIDEO: Oil price fall winners and losers
14 Jan 2015 0:47:03
Which companies will benefit from the sharp drop in oil prices?
Oil price crash hits Premier plans
14 Jan 2015 0:29:10
Crashing oil price forces Premier to cut spending on development by 40% and write off $300m
UK housing market 'more restrained'
14 Jan 2015 0:10:19
Restrained sentiment among buyers and sellers is causing fluctuations in the UK housing market, with activity dropping recently, lenders say.
EU lawyer approves ECB bond buying
14 Jan 2015 9:48:49
A top EU lawyer has said that the European Central Bank's bond buying programme is legal.
Mining firms pull FTSE lower
14 Jan 2015 9:22:31
Shares in mining firms drop sharply as commodity prices tumble, dragging the FTSE 100 lower.
GM crops: What do new rules mean?
14 Jan 2015 8:40:37
What do the new rules mean?
Flying bird weight riddle solved
14 Jan 2015 8:35:08
Scientists at Stanford University in the US develop a device that can measure the weight of a flying bird.
Shanghai e-commerce rules relaxed
14 Jan 2015 8:15:37
China says foreign investors will be allowed to "fully own e-commerce companies" in its Shanghai Free Trade Zone (FTZ).
Japan's shares hurt by stronger yen
14 Jan 2015 2:45:47
Shares in Japan fall in early morning trade amid continued investor worries over falling oil prices and as the yen gained strength against the dollar.
Campaign puts value on 'soft skills'
14 Jan 2015 2:39:17
Workplace skills such as communication and team work need much greater recognition, argues a campaign by employers.
Young jobless 'face isolation risk'
14 Jan 2015 2:31:35
A third of unemployed young people regularly "fall apart" emotionally, a report says, while half always or often feel down or depressed.
Don't fear low inflation - Osborne
14 Jan 2015 1:33:07
The sharp fall in the UK rate of inflation should not be feared, chancellor George Osborne will say in a speech later.
VIDEO: The trucker modernising his industry
14 Jan 2015 1:29:46
The driver hauling his industry into the digital age
VIDEO: Upside-down yoga catches on in Oz
14 Jan 2015 0:37:03
An unusual airborne workout revolving around a hammock hanging from the ceiling has become the latest exercise fad in Australia.
VIDEO: What if you could print your next car?
14 Jan 2015 0:19:56
Arizona-based Local Motors made car history recently when it became the first firm to 3D print a driveable car. The BBC's Samira Hussain was given exclusive access behind the wheel.
Detroit Motor Show 2015: In pictures
14 Jan 2015 0:10:36
The latest models on display at the Detroit Motor Show