Jobless growth in the Philippines
07 Aug 2013 1:16:30
Philippines boom doesn’t provide cheer for all
Shark found on New York subway
07 Aug 2013 1:05:13
New York City's subway, no stranger to exotic sights, has played host to what may be its unlikeliest passenger yet - a dead shark.
VIDEO: What is 'forward guidance'?
07 Aug 2013 7:47:40
The Bank of England's new governor has signalled that record low interest rates could stay for years to come.
LG puts buttons on back of phone
07 Aug 2013 7:44:49
LG places all its buttons on the rear of its latest flagship handset, claiming this "shifts the paradigm" of smartphone design.
Barry Town league battle in court
07 Aug 2013 7:44:08
A football club argues at High Court that it is entitled to play in the Welsh league despite being withdrawn in May.
Jaguar demand fails to lift Tata
07 Aug 2013 6:29:53
Indian car maker Tata Motors, owner of Jaguar-Land Rover, reported a 23% drop in profits, attributed mostly to weak demand at home.
TED: Saki Mafundikwa: Ingenuity and elegance in ancient African alphabets - Saki Mafundikwa (2013)
07 Aug 2013 5:35:38
From simple alphabets to secret symbolic languages, graphic designer Saki Mafundikwa celebrates the many forms of written communication across the continent of Africa. He highlights the history and legacy that are embodied in written words and symbols, and urges African designers to draw on these graphic forms for fresh inspiration. It's summed up in his favorite Ghanaian glyph, Sankofa, which means "return and get it" -- or "learn from the past."
Road charges vehicles driving on it
07 Aug 2013 5:13:00
South Korea begins using a special road which can recharge electric vehicles as they drive across it.
AUDIO: Mo backs bank transfer campaign
07 Aug 2013 4:52:48
Campaigners pressing Barclays to keep open cash transfer businesses to poorer countries have presented a petition to Downing Street signed by 25,500 people, including Olympic gold winner Mo Farah. The BBC hears from one Somali family which relies on these transfers.
AUDIO: Are payday lenders really that bad?
07 Aug 2013 4:08:57
A survey suggests that about half the borrowers taking out payday loans have a positive experience and almost a third would take out another.
Film and TV lift Time Warner profits
07 Aug 2013 3:55:34
Time Warner sees its second-quarter profit jump by 87%, helped by a strong performance at its film and TV arms.
VIDEO: Randgold 'in reasonable shape'
07 Aug 2013 3:18:47
Randgold has reported a 62% drop in profits for the second quarter to $54.1 million. Its chief executive told the BBC the firm could cope with the reduced price of gold and was "in reasonable shape".
How the Bank's policy affects you
07 Aug 2013 2:16:23
How the Bank's new policy on interest rates affects you
VIDEO: Quick sale 'plays on vulnerability'
07 Aug 2013 2:02:33
As the Office of Fair Trading investigates three "quick sale" companies, the BBC hears from a woman who says one firm tried to knock 40% off the price it had offered for her flat.
New trap design to catch bed bugs
07 Aug 2013 1:54:27
Researchers in the USA have come up with a new trap design for bed bugs
Vodafone announces 4G launch in UK
07 Aug 2013 1:10:15
Vodafone has revealed that its 4G service will roll out in London on 29 August, with prices starting at £26 per month.
AUDIO: Red lit offices may help night staff
07 Aug 2013 1:10:08
Dr Tracy Bedrosian tells 5 live why red lit workplaces "might be beneficial" to night shift workers.
How to: make a microscope from a webcam
07 Aug 2013 0:55:07
Make a microscope from a webcam
Barclays urged to save remittances
07 Aug 2013 0:47:28
Campaigners pressing Barclays to keep cash transfer businesses to poorer countries present a petition signed by 25,500, including Mo Farah, to the government.
Rates held until unemployment falls
07 Aug 2013 0:34:43
Bank of England governor Mark Carney says the Bank will not consider raising interest rates until the unemployment rate has fallen to 7% or below.
AUDIO: 'Need to work quickly' on airport plans
07 Aug 2013 0:03:24
Views on airport expansion submitted to the government-appointed Airports Commission have been wide ranging and interesting, the panel's chairman Sir Howard Davies has said.
VIDEO: Will 'forward guidance' help me?
07 Aug 2013 9:52:08
The new governor of the Bank of England, Mark Carney, is unveiling a new strategy of "forward guidance". The BBC asks how it might affect people with mortgages.
AUDIO: Today programme business round-up
07 Aug 2013 8:49:09
Business news with Simon Jack including reports.
Lone Ranger to cost Disney millions
07 Aug 2013 8:35:38
Walt Disney warns its Lone Ranger summer blockbuster will lose between $160m-$190m as heavy spending on promotion fails to bring returns.
VIDEO: Hot weather kills thousands of fish
07 Aug 2013 6:59:57
The recent hot weather has contributed to the death of thousands of fish as lack of rainfall has lowered oxygen levels in the water.