France cuts budget deficit target
Today » 0:59:31
France cuts its budget deficit target for this year and signals that the economic recovery is gathering pace.
Lloyd's of London profit holds steady
Today » 0:47:33
Insurance market Lloyd's of London reports profits of £3.2bn for 2014, unchanged on the previous year, despite "challenging market conditions".
Reform of unfair pensions 'drifting'
Today » 0:40:15
The City regulator says it wants retired people to be able to shop around for a retirement income, but there is criticism of the speed of reform.
UK retail sales up 0.7% in February
Today » 0:35:34
UK retail sales grow more strongly than expected, up 0.7% in February from the previous month, helped by the recovery in the housing market.
Oil price jump hits shares in London
Today » 9:40:44
A jump in oil prices following news of airstrikes by Saudi Arabia on rebel targets in Yemen hits the FTSE 100.
Easyjet raises profits forecast
Today » 8:57:28
Easyjet raises its profit forecast because of the weakening euro and lower oil price.
Black cab plant to create 1,000 jobs
Today » 8:53:21
A new £250m taxi plant is to be built outside Coventry, with the creation of up to 1,000 jobs.
Oil prices surge on Yemen airstrikes
Today » 8:11:14
Oil prices rise by almost 6% after Saudi Arabia and its allies launch airstrikes on rebel targets in Yemen.
Australia's Myer faces legal action
Today » 7:30:44
Australia's largest department store group, Myer Holdings, is being sued by a shareholder after the firm posted a fall in profit.
What are the Designs of the Year?
Today » 5:00:51
Some of the weird and wonderful entries vying for Design of the Year
Asia markets spooked by tech selloff
Yesterday » 4:58:03
Asian shares fell as investors retreat following US economic data and a sharp selloff in technology shares on Wall Street.
VIDEO: Indonesia's rocketing rice prices
Yesterday » 3:53:10
Indonesians are concerned about a recent spike in rice prices which the government is blaming on mark-ups by market traders.
'Unhealthiest High Streets' revealed
Yesterday » 2:55:53
Preston tops a league table of the UK's "unhealthiest High Streets" according to the Royal Society for Public Health.
VIDEO: Kraft and Heinz: a saucy combination
Yesterday » 1:28:22
Heinz - best known for its tomato ketchup and baked beans - has agreed to merge with Kraft to create a global food giant.
Kosovo firms hope for better future
Yesterday » 0:24:53
Kosovo's entrepreneurs hope for a brighter economic future
Is lunch an an economic indicator?
Yesterday » 0:18:10
What a chicken sandwich tells us about our financial health
Banks must review impact of closures
Yesterday » 0:16:01
Banks must investigate alternative arrangements for customers before closing the last bank in town, under a new agreement.
HMRC 'failing to check tax reliefs'
Yesterday » 0:12:45
The UK's tax authority has been accused by MPs of failing to properly monitor the system of tax reliefs.
Why are people so mean online?
Yesterday » 0:06:36
Monica Lewinsky has made an impassioned public speech calling for people to be nicer online. So why do we continue to be so mean?
Nasdaq sheds 2.4% as US markets slide
Yesterday » 0:46:27
The main US share indexes all fell on Wednesday, with the technology-focused Nasdaq sustaining the heaviest losses.
Facebook Messenger lets apps plug in
Yesterday » 8:24:18
Facebook opens up its Messenger app to accept posts from other photo, video, audio and Gif-based social networks.
Analysis: Tory elephant trap on VAT?
Yesterday » 6:44:58
David Cameron's VAT pledge and Labour's response
Water 'could warm a million homes'
Yesterday » 6:35:17
A million properties across England could in future be heated by water from rivers, canals and the sea, the government says.
Swimmer has Russian Ross Sea talks
Yesterday » 5:39:34
The record-breaking endurance swimmer Lewis Pugh discusses the possibility of an Antarctic Ross Sea marine reserve with the Russians.
Bloodhound car has engine fitting
Yesterday » 3:46:23
The Bloodhound Super Sonic Car has a fitting with the Rolls-Royce jet engine it will use to try to break the world land speed record.