Jobs go as Tata Steel mothballs site
26 Aug 2015 4:42:35
Tata Steel is to cut 250 jobs and mothball its plant in Newport, it is reported.
China probes brokerages amid turmoil
26 Aug 2015 2:32:49
Chinese police investigate four securities brokerage firms for possible stock manipulation amid market turmoil.
Hawking: Black holes store information
26 Aug 2015 2:06:47
Black holes preserve information about the things that fall into them, according to Prof Stephen Hawking.
European stocks dip in choppy trade
26 Aug 2015 0:37:17
European stock markets follow Chinese shares lower on Wednesday after Beijing's fresh interest rate cut fails to stem the losses.
UK bonuses near to pre-crisis levels
26 Aug 2015 0:27:45
Bonuses paid to UK workers during the year 2014-15 were close to the level they were at before the financial crisis, new official figures show.
YouTube Gaming site ready for launch
26 Aug 2015 0:16:40
YouTube will launch its spin-off platform for video gamers, YouTube Gaming, on Wednesday evening.
McDonald's boss defends zero-hours
26 Aug 2015 8:36:34
The new boss of McDonald's UK tells the BBC that zero-hours contracts are fair because they help staff stay flexible.
Betfair and Paddy Power set to merge
26 Aug 2015 7:30:19
Betfair and Paddy Power are set to merge in a deal that would create one of the world's biggest online betting and gaming companies.
FTSE drops as Chinese fears resurge
26 Aug 2015 7:22:17
London's leading shares fall sharply in early Wednesday trading, undermining Tuesday's recovery from a 10-day losing streak.
VIDEO: McDonald's staff 'love zero-hours contracts'
26 Aug 2015 7:13:29
In a BBC interview, Paul Pomroy, chief executive of McDonald's UK, tells us the feedback from his staff indicates they "love the flexibility" of zero-hour contracts.
WPP boss bullish on Chinese growth
26 Aug 2015 6:44:52
Martin Sorrell, chief executive of advertising giant WPP, expresses optimism about China's growth, despite fears over its economic health.
VIDEO: Meet Malaysia's 'most famous' chef
26 Aug 2015 5:27:31
The BBC's Jennifer Pak speaks to the celebrity chef Chef Wan about the secrets to his success.
Asian markets sell-off continues
26 Aug 2015 0:56:10
Asian shares have opened lower again as concerns over China's slowing growth continue to haunt investors.
Intel Inside... literally?
25 Aug 2015 3:09:09
Is your body the next frontier for the chip giant?
Horses for sale in Ukraine
25 Aug 2015 3:02:20
Is Ukraine right to sell off its equine farms?
Thousands of microbes in house dust
25 Aug 2015 3:02:07
The dust in our homes contains an average of 9,000 different types of fungi and bacteria, a study suggests.
Aphantasia: A life without mental images
25 Aug 2015 3:00:30
Scientists identify the condition aphantasia, in which people cannot create images in their head
VIDEO: Should investors sell or stay put?
25 Aug 2015 2:29:23
What can the past tell us about whether it's worth hanging onto stocks during storms like Black Monday?
VIDEO: Will China's economic plan work?
25 Aug 2015 1:43:11
China's stock market fell sharply and the country's central bank has reduced interest rates to try and help the situation.
US stocks fall as rally peters out
25 Aug 2015 0:31:59
Wall Street shares close lower again after a sharp rally fizzles out in the last hour of trading.
VIDEO: What's a 'bear market'?
25 Aug 2015 6:38:12
The BBC explains some of the words being used to describe the recent stock market turmoil, triggered by slowdown fears in China.
Rajan: 'Don't overburden central banks'
25 Aug 2015 6:08:13
Central banks are under too much pressure to fix struggling economies, according to the man in charge of India's monetary policy.
'Not all about China,' says India's Rajan
25 Aug 2015 5:48:44
India's central bank head on recent market turmoil
Seth Berkley: The troubling reason why vaccines are made too late ... if they’re made at all
25 Aug 2015 4:56:28
It seems like we wait for a disastrous disease outbreak before we get serious about making a vaccine for it. Seth Berkley lays out the market realities and unbalanced risks behind why we aren't making vaccines for the world's biggest diseases.
Samsung responds to 'stylus flaw'
25 Aug 2015 4:29:08
Some early adopters of a new Samsung phone have said the device's stylus can damage the phone when inserted upside down.