Man Utd star van Persie signs for BT
26 Apr 2013 2:05:41
BT Sport signs Manchester United's Robin van Persie to be the publicity face of its advertising campaign for its live Premier League broadcasts.
VIDEO: King announces new Churchill note
26 Apr 2013 1:36:04
Sir Winston Churchill will feature on the new design of a banknote which will enter circulation in 2016, the Bank of England has announced.
Japan lifts Boeing Dreamliner ban
26 Apr 2013 1:10:32
All Nippon Airways is to begin Dreamliner test flights after Japan's regulator followed the US aviation authority in clearing Boeing's 787 to fly.
Fry appointed Premier League chairman
26 Apr 2013 1:01:40
Corporate financier Anthony Fry is to take over as chairman of the Premier League in June, replacing Dave Richards.
VIDEO: Deloitte responds to tax report
26 Apr 2013 0:04:48
Bill Dodwell, head of tax policy at Deloitte, has said "we help companies pay the tax that is due" after a report from the Public Affairs Committee criticised accountancy firms.
Earth's core far hotter than thought
26 Apr 2013 9:56:04
Researchers revisit measurements to determine the temperature of the Earth's core, finding it to be 6,000C - as hot as the surface of the Sun.
Portsmouth settlement deal revealed
26 Apr 2013 9:42:49
The Pompey Supporters' Trust reveal full details of the out of court settlement reached with former owners Portpin.
Government share sale chief quits
26 Apr 2013 9:26:20
The man in charge of selling off the government's stakes in Royal Bank of Scotland and Lloyds has resigned.
Honda profits boosted by weaker yen
26 Apr 2013 8:44:20
Honda reports a 74% jump in annual profits, boosted by a recovery in overseas sales and a weak Japanese yen.
The struggle to get France working again
26 Apr 2013 8:43:25
Hollande's struggle to get France working again
VIDEO: Hedgerow decline threatens wildlife
26 Apr 2013 8:38:53
Britain's hedgerows are in decline with their numbers halving since World War II leading to a depleted habitat for birds, animals and insects.
Keegan launches football training systems
26 Apr 2013 8:13:04
Football legend Kevin Keegan launches interactive football training systems to help improve soccer skills, particularly among youngsters.
Mountain wild ponies breed 'unique'
26 Apr 2013 7:56:29
The wild Carneddau ponies of Snowdonia are a unique breed which need to be protected, say scientists after a generic study.
'Smart skin' hope for touch sensor
26 Apr 2013 7:35:12
Scientists in the US take a step forward in their ability to mimic the sense of touch.
Spain in fresh bid to revive economy
26 Apr 2013 7:27:27
Spain is set to unveil new measures aimed at reviving the economy, a day after unemployment hit another record and with violent protests erupting in Madrid.
VIDEO: Ban 'insider' tax accountants - MPs
26 Apr 2013 6:13:43
A group of MPs has claimed HM Revenue and Customs is being out-manoeuvred by the big accountancy firms, who advise people on ways to reduce their tax bills.
China agrees $8bn Airbus plane deal
26 Apr 2013 3:29:53
China agrees to buy 60 planes from European firm Airbus, in a deal worth $8bn (£5.2bn) at list prices.
VIDEO: Rolls-Royce sees growth in China
26 Apr 2013 2:14:21
At the Shanghai Auto Show, John Sudworth speaks to the chief executive of Rolls-Royce about the luxury brand's hopes for growth in China.
VIDEO: Samsung is doing 'very very well'
26 Apr 2013 1:57:28
Samsung is doing "very very well" an analyst tells the BBC as the South Korean firm reports a 41% jump in quarterly profits.
Samsung profits get smartphone boost
26 Apr 2013 0:37:04
Samsung Electronics reports a 41% jump in profit for the first quarter, boosted by growing sales of its smartphones.
Textile workers' deaths 'avoidable'
26 Apr 2013 0:30:31
Counting the cost of Bangladesh's reliance on its textile industry
Cold weather hits lobster supplies
26 Apr 2013 0:27:54
Prolonged cold weather has caused a shortage of Scottish lobster supplies, according to creel fishermen.
VIDEO: Big cats: 'Every week I get reports'
25 Apr 2013 3:56:24
Is this grainy photo of a leopard roaming Dorset?
In pictures: Dark Pripyat
25 Apr 2013 3:26:38
Ric Wright's photographic exploration of the abandoned city of Pripyat.
Shale gas bonanza 'not assured'
25 Apr 2013 3:25:58
MPs warn the UK government not to bet the farm on cheap shale gas reserves in UK.