VIDEO: Filipino winner of Apprentice Asia
02 Aug 2013 7:38:12
Filipino Jonathan Allen Yabut has won the first series of The Apprentice Asia, the reality show featuring Malaysian businessman Tony Fernandes. Rico Hizon spoke to him about his hopes for the future.
Iberia pick-up lifts IAG profits
02 Aug 2013 7:33:15
International Airlines Group reports a second-quarter profit, helped by signs of a turnaround at its Spanish carrier Iberia.
Toyota raises annual profit forecast
02 Aug 2013 7:12:56
Toyota raises its forecast for annual profit as a weak yen and a recovery in sales in the US continue to boost its growth.
VIDEO: Restoring native trees to Dartmoor
02 Aug 2013 6:39:21
A £5m project to restore more than 800 acres of damaged woodland on the edge of Dartmoor to its native state has begun.
VIDEO: Money struggles 'getting worse'
02 Aug 2013 6:37:43
More than half of UK adults are struggling to keep up with their bills and debt repayments, compared to just over a third in 2006, a survey suggests.
RBS appoints new chief executive
02 Aug 2013 6:37:32
Royal Bank of Scotland confirms that Ross McEwan will be its new chief executive and reports a swing back into profit for the first half of the year.
Viewpoint: Plug 'leaky pipeline' for women in science
02 Aug 2013 6:30:28
What can be done to involve more women in science?
Crackdown on Everest mountaineers
02 Aug 2013 6:15:55
Expeditions on Mount Everest will be more closely monitored from next year, after a series of embarrassing incidents, the BBC has learnt.
House prices 'rise 3.9% in a year'
02 Aug 2013 6:11:27
UK house prices recorded their biggest annual increase for nearly three years in July - up 3.9%, the Nationwide building society says.
Australia unveils bank deposit levy
02 Aug 2013 4:28:19
Australia unveils a levy on some bank deposits for a stability fund aimed at safeguarding against a banking collapse.
Miners desecrated Aboriginal site
02 Aug 2013 4:02:40
A mining company is convicted and fined for desecrating an Aboriginal site in Australia, in the first court ruling of its kind.
VIDEO: Can cloud computing save money?
02 Aug 2013 2:37:04
Cloud computing is a growing industry, but can the technology bring down the costs of doing business for firms?
India eases retail investment rules
02 Aug 2013 2:20:01
India eases key rules on foreign direct investment in multi-brand retail in an attempt to attract investment from foreign firms and boost growth.
VIDEO: Google's Motorola launches Moto X
02 Aug 2013 1:15:01
Google-owned Motorola has unveiled a phone that is "always listening" for the owner's voice commands.
VIDEO: Kanebo apologises for skin damage
02 Aug 2013 0:29:03
Japanese cosmetics giant Kanebo has apologised after more than 4,000 customers across Asia complained of developing patches on their skin after using its skin lightening products.
How do you track a honey bee?
02 Aug 2013 0:05:24
A team of researchers uses radar to follow the flight of the honey bee
Ultrasound 'may stop kidney injury'
01 Aug 2013 3:58:03
Ultrasound treatments could be used to prevent a common kidney complication than can arise after surgery, researchers suggest.
Rise in violence 'linked to climate'
01 Aug 2013 3:34:57
Changes in climate are strongly linked to increases in violence around the world, a study by US scientists suggests.
VIDEO: Is exercise key to business success?
01 Aug 2013 3:22:16
Is exercise key to winning in business?
AUDIO: 'You never know what the future holds'
01 Aug 2013 3:18:34
What it means to BBC viewers and listeners
Glasgow starts 2014 Games run-in
01 Aug 2013 3:13:43
The Glasgow 2014 Games means business
VIDEO: Super-camera shows how light moves
01 Aug 2013 3:09:10
Scientists in the US have built a camera that can show light moving by taking pictures with an exposure time one billion times shorter than a normal camera.
Luxury companies fend off the future
01 Aug 2013 3:07:15
Are traditional ways of making things doomed to die out?
Financial struggles 'have worsened'
01 Aug 2013 3:01:43
More than half of UK adults are struggling to keep up with bills and debt repayments, a major survey of people's finances suggests.
China's corruption drive
01 Aug 2013 1:14:16
China's drive to end corruption takes effect