Eurozone not viable, says fund boss
09 Mar 2015 0:03:15
The eurozone is not viable in its current form, one of the UK's most successful fund managers has warned.
UK business costs 'fall in February'
09 Mar 2015 0:02:15
UK businesses saw overall costs fall in February for the first time in six years, a survey suggests.
Solar Impulse set for epic journey
08 Mar 2015 5:04:06
A record-breaking attempt to fly around the world in a solar-powered plane is set to get under way on Monday from Abu Dhabi.
China trade surplus hits new record
08 Mar 2015 0:32:12
China's monthly trade surplus hit a record $60.6bn (£40.3bn) in February, as exports grew and imports slid back.
NI start-up firms 'bypassing banks'
08 Mar 2015 9:17:58
More businesses in Northern Ireland are bypassing the banks to find alternative ways to fund start-ups and expansion, an entrepreneur says.
'Sexist' Indonesian firm says sorry
08 Mar 2015 9:00:08
An Indonesian sports wear manufacturer apologises for a label that says: 'Give this to a woman to wash, it's her job.'
One millionth Morris Minor auctioned
07 Mar 2015 6:52:24
The one millionth Morris Minor ever built is sold at an auction.
Large firms to reveal gender pay gap
07 Mar 2015 4:45:11
Large companies will have to reveal differences in pay between men and women after the government agreed to implement the measure.
Greece 'may use amateur tax sleuths'
07 Mar 2015 3:23:53
The new government in Greece could hire tourists and housewives to spy on tax evaders, according to a document that was apparently leaked.
VIDEO: Where are all the smart meters?
07 Mar 2015 8:29:31
Plans to install energy saving smart meters in every UK home and business by 2020 are at risk of veering off track, MPs has warned.
Smart meters energy scheme 'at risk'
07 Mar 2015 4:37:52
Plans to install energy saving smart meters in every UK home and business by 2020 risk veering off track, an influential group of MPs warns.
Brazil's Petrobras scandal deepens
07 Mar 2015 2:28:21
Brazil's Supreme Court backs an investigation into dozens of politicians over their alleged involvement in a corrupt scheme involving state oil firm Petrobras.
Nigeria in pictures: Hairdressing money spinner
07 Mar 2015 1:51:25
Nigerian hairstyling - more lucrative than banking?
'Light pipes' key to colour vision
07 Mar 2015 0:55:49
Physicists pin down precisely how pipe-shaped cells in our retina filter the incoming colours.
'My number plate could have cost £1m'
06 Mar 2015 1:49:23
'My record reg plate could have cost £1m'
Lobbyists 'delaying Apache contract'
06 Mar 2015 7:44:23
A £1bn British Army contract to replace its Apache attack helicopters is being held up due to lobbying by the firm Augusta Westland, say Whitehall insiders.
Ilona Szabó de Carvalho: 4 lessons I learned from taking a stand against drugs and gun violence
06 Mar 2015 5:57:56
Throughout her career in banking Ilona Szabó de Carvalho never imagined she’d someday start a social movement. But living in her native Brazil, which leads the world in homicidal violence, she realized she couldn’t just stand by and watch drugs and guns tear her country apart. Szabó de Carvalho reveals four crucial lessons she learned when she left her cushy job and took a fearless stand against the status quo.
Apple to replace AT&T on Dow Jones
06 Mar 2015 5:16:57
Apple, the biggest US company by market value, will be included in the Dow Jones Industrial Average from 19 March.
US adds 295,000 jobs in February
06 Mar 2015 3:51:09
The US economy adds 295,000 jobs in February, while the unemployment rate fell to 5.5% from 5.7%, according to Labor Department figures.
VIDEO: Social security: India's new plan
06 Mar 2015 3:03:29
The BBC's Sameer Hashmi asks if the proposal for a universal social security system in India is realistic.
'Open season' for pension fraudsters
06 Mar 2015 3:00:24
The new pension freedoms will be an 'open season' for fraudsters trying to steal people's savings, according to the industry.
VIDEO: More women in German boardrooms
06 Mar 2015 2:25:20
A law passed in Germany will see 100 of the country's largest businesses appointing more women on their supervisory boards to meet the newly set quota of 30%.
VIDEO: Kenya's quiet 'food revolution'
06 Mar 2015 2:11:19
Local restaurants will soon feel the force of fast food in Kenya, reports the BBC's Michael Kaloki.
VIDEO: South Africa's appetite for fast food
06 Mar 2015 2:05:24
The fast food industry is rapidly establishing itself across Africa, as Lerato Mbele reports.
Dozens arrested in cybercrime raids
06 Mar 2015 1:44:03
The UK's National Crime Agency (NCA) has mounted a "strike week" against suspected hackers resulting in 56 arrests.