VIDEO: Town braces for welfare shake-up
25 Mar 2013 8:05:14
Graham Satchell reports from Wigan, one of of the towns where people are preparing for the government's benefit changes, including the single payment of universal credit.
Cyprus's devastating rescue
25 Mar 2013 7:19:30
The bailout and rescue of Cyprus by the eurozone and IMF will not feel like much of a rescue to its people, who face economic misery, says our business editor.
VIDEO: Cyprus bailout deal reached
25 Mar 2013 6:27:50
Eurozone finance ministers have agreed a deal on a 10bn-euro bailout for Cyprus to prevent its banking system collapsing and keep the country in the eurozone.
Falcons 'rapidly evolved hunter skill'
25 Mar 2013 3:40:53
Falcons rapidly evolved their renowned hunting skills in an evolutionary race to survive, a study finds.
VIDEO: Can Brics nations maintain their power?
25 Mar 2013 2:48:35
South Africa hosts the latest Brics summit at a time when growth rate in the member nations has been slowing.
Asian markets rise on Cyprus deal
25 Mar 2013 2:38:46
Asian markets open higher after officials say a bailout deal for Cyprus has been agreed, easing fears of a collapse of its banking system.
Amniotic fluid 'may heal babies'
25 Mar 2013 2:26:02
Doctors believe amniotic fluid may hold the key to healing a gut disease which can be fatal in premature babies.
Using games to teach physics
25 Mar 2013 2:13:02
How games can make it easier to learn
Why such a fuss about extinction?
25 Mar 2013 1:09:55
Extinction has always been with us - but is it always a bad thing?
Texas and the UK build closer economic ties
25 Mar 2013 0:15:32
Texas and the UK build closer ties
Late payment 'epidemic' for builders
25 Mar 2013 0:09:42
Late payment of invoices have reached "epidemic proportions" in the Scottish building sector, according to an industry survey.
How can companies battle the fakes?
25 Mar 2013 0:05:21
The hi-fi speaker company that has battled Chinese fakes
Profit at Big Five banks 'wiped out'
25 Mar 2013 0:03:49
The major UK banks saw their core profits for 2012 wiped out by a mix of regulations and their own mistakes, a KPMG report says.
Cyprus crisis: Anxious times for residents
25 Mar 2013 0:01:17
In Cyprus, cash is not the only thing in short supply now
VIDEO: Could Indonesia replace India in Brics?
24 Mar 2013 9:59:35
As India's economy has been faltering, Indonesia has seen growth stabilise at around 6%, so could it join the Brics group of top emerging economies?
VIDEO: Iraq 10 years on: Real estate rush
24 Mar 2013 8:55:14
Ten years after the US-led invasion of Iraq, house values in parts of the country have risen as much as 10 times what they were a decade ago.
Pars steering group out of options
24 Mar 2013 8:50:35
The steering group trying to help stabilise Dunfermline Athletic's financial future announce they have "run out of options".
Down's syndrome brain protein loss
24 Mar 2013 8:49:55
The lack of a protein in Down's syndrome brains could be the cause of learning and memory problems, says a US study.
VIDEO: Western India facing drought crisis
24 Mar 2013 7:04:50
Many districts of the western Indian state of Maharashtra are facing the prospect of severe drought.
VIDEO: How are Brics economies faring?
24 Mar 2013 6:54:25
The Brics nations are to hold their fifth annual summit in Durban, South Africa.
Laura Ashley accused over suppliers
24 Mar 2013 4:37:44
Retailer Laura Ashley denies squeezing its suppliers and says it is looking to provide products at the "right price".
Cypriot president flies to Brussels
24 Mar 2013 9:52:29
Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades travels to Brussels for talks amid a looming deadline to secure an EU bailout aimed at staving off bankruptcy.
Cyprus has only hard choices - EU
24 Mar 2013 1:46:38
Cyprus has only "hard choices" left and must agree terms for a crucial bailout on Sunday, the EU's economic affairs chief Olli Rehn says.
Nestle recalls Kit Kat Chunky bars
23 Mar 2013 9:46:41
Nestle is recalling some of its varieties of Chunky Kit Kat after seven people found pieces of plastic in bars.
Buyer found for Blockbuster stores
23 Mar 2013 5:32:05
DVD and games rental chain Blockbuster has been sold to restructuring specialists Gordon Brothers Europe, its administrators have said.