Gold price falls to two-year low
15 Apr 2013 2:22:41
Gold falls to its lowest level since March 2011 after a 8.5% drop on Monday as fears of high inflation recede.
Nesting falcon hits mobile reception
15 Apr 2013 2:05:10
A peregrine falcon nesting by a faulty transmitter means mobile phone reception has not been able to be restored to parts of Southampton.
Dish makes $25.5bn bid for Sprint
15 Apr 2013 1:49:24
US satellite television company Dish Network makes a $25.5bn bid for mobile phone firm Sprint Nextel.
PPI complaints start to decline
15 Apr 2013 1:40:50
The Financial Conduct Authority says the number of complaints about the mis-selling of PPI fell in the second half of last year.
First-time buyers 'return to market'
15 Apr 2013 0:42:35
The number of first-time buyers entering the housing market is at its highest level for five years, says the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML).
VIDEO: Benefits cap: For and against
15 Apr 2013 0:24:32
A government-imposed cap on some benefit payments is beginning in four London boroughs, ahead of a nationwide rollout in July.
Minimum wage to increase to £6.31
15 Apr 2013 0:21:51
The national minimum wage will rise by 12p an hour to £6.31 for adults and by 5p to £5.03 for 18-to-20-year-olds from October.
Petrol prices down at supermarkets
15 Apr 2013 0:02:43
Supermarkets announce petrol price cuts following a fall in the wholesale cost and a more favourable exchange rate.
Whisky producer bought for £160m
15 Apr 2013 9:47:13
East Kilbride-based whisky firm Burn Stewart Distillers is bought by a South African drinks group for £160m.
AUDIO: EU rules 'burden' to UK businesses
15 Apr 2013 9:42:43
John Longworth, of the British Chambers of Commerce, says "businesses believe the EU is putting burdens on them that make them uncompetitive in the world market"
AUDIO: Housing growth 'pushing' UK economy
15 Apr 2013 9:29:15
The UK's revived housing market may come to the rescue of the flagging economy, says Peter Spencer of Ernst & Young
Greece 'to return to growth in 2014'
15 Apr 2013 9:04:17
The European Commission and other international creditors to Greece say the country's economy will start growing again next year.
CVC considers Betfair takeover bid
15 Apr 2013 8:39:36
Betfair shares jump after CVC Capital, the private equity firm that owns Formula One, says it has held talks about making a bid for the online betting exchange.
Was George III a manic depressive?
15 Apr 2013 8:22:00
Was George III really suffering manic depression?
VIDEO: French ministers to declare assets
15 Apr 2013 7:26:35
French government ministers are due to reveal details of their personal wealth as part of efforts by Francois Hollande to regain public trust.
Waste campaigner wins Goldman Prize
15 Apr 2013 7:22:04
Campaigner battling waste in Italy is among winners of prestigious environment prize
Ladbrokes warns on slower trading
15 Apr 2013 6:50:39
Bookmaker Ladbrokes warns that trading has been worse than expected in the first three months of 2013 and will affect full-year operating profits.
French ministers to reveal wealth
15 Apr 2013 6:25:36
French government ministers are due to reveal details of their personal wealth as part of efforts by President Hollande to regain public trust.
VIDEO: How a freezing March affected small firms
15 Apr 2013 6:05:25
Businesses in North Yorkshire explain how the exceptionally cold weather in March has damaged their trade.
New eyes to spy highest-energy skies
15 Apr 2013 5:22:07
Researchers unveil the first image from a new observatory in Mexico that can catch the highest-energy light ever seen on Earth.
VIDEO: Danish fishermen call for seal cull
15 Apr 2013 3:39:46
Fishermen in Denmark have backed calls for a seal cull to protect dwindling fish stocks.
Benefit payments cap roll-out begins
15 Apr 2013 3:37:07
A government-imposed limit on benefit payments begins in four London boroughs ahead of its introduction across England, Scotland and Wales.
China's growth lower than forecast
15 Apr 2013 2:47:28
China's economy, the world's second-largest, performs worse than many analysts had expected in the first three months of the year.
Rail cable theft delays 'in decline'
15 Apr 2013 1:38:06
Train delays caused by metal and cable theft halved in the last year, Network Rail figures show.
Biofuels are "irrational strategy"
15 Apr 2013 0:29:11
A new report says the UK's use of biofuels is "irrational" and will cost motorists around £460 million over the next 12 months.