Samsung launches free music streaming
07 Mar 2014 1:25:14
The world's biggest smartphone maker, Samsung, launches a free music streaming service called Milk Music.
VIDEO: Milk prices fall in supermarket war
07 Mar 2014 9:34:01
Morrisons is the the latest supermarket to lower the cost of milk as a price war between the big four supermarkets continues.
Bank says currency union 'unlikely'
07 Mar 2014 8:57:50
A deal on sharing control of the pound between an independent Scotland and the rest of the UK is "unlikely", analysts at the global bank Citigroup say.
RBS directors get £18.25m share deal
07 Mar 2014 7:00:40
The Royal Bank of Scotland has given 11 directors £18.25m as part of a package of shares, with chief executive Ross McEwan getting shares worth £3m under the plan.
Facebook's WhatsApp purchase opposed
07 Mar 2014 4:48:36
Facebook's purchase of WhatsApp - one of the biggest ever tech acquisitions - runs into trouble over privacy concerns.
AUDIO: Hoppen praises African business scheme
07 Mar 2014 4:24:40
Dragon's Den star Kelly Hoppen has praised a Sport Relief project helping Kenyan women into business.
US economy adds 175,000 new jobs
07 Mar 2014 3:44:14
The US economy added 175,000 jobs in February, figures show, but the unemployment rate rose to 6.7%.
Banks acquitted of derivatives fraud
07 Mar 2014 3:39:58
Deutsche Bank, JPMorgan, UBS and Depfa bank have been acquitted of mis-selling derivatives to the city of Milan.
Currency union refusal 'is final'
07 Mar 2014 3:33:47
The cross-party decision to rule out a monetary union if Scotland became independent is final, the chief secretary to the Treasury says.
VIDEO: Restoring peat bogs to prevent floods
07 Mar 2014 3:23:53
Roger Harrabin looks how the Exmoor peat bogs are being restored to help soak up water – preventing it running off into rivers and causing flooding further downstream.
AUDIO: Troubled firms should think long-term
07 Mar 2014 2:14:32
Tim Parker, who turned around Clarks, AA and Kwik-Fit, says struggling firms must think more long term.
Boeing freezes 68,000 pensions
07 Mar 2014 0:57:52
US aerospace company Boeing freezes defined-benefit pensions for 68,000 employees, including management and executives.
VIDEO: 'I have nothing to do with Bitcoin'
07 Mar 2014 0:27:07
Controversy is surrounding claims by Newsweek to have found the creator of the Bitcoin virtual currency.
Newsweek relaunches print edition
07 Mar 2014 0:22:51
US current affairs magazine Newsweek relaunches its print edition just months after being bought over by digital news company IBT Media.
VIDEO: Newsweek returns in print format
07 Mar 2014 9:55:40
US current affairs magazine Newsweek is going back into print, following a stint as a digital-only publication.
Share float values Boohoo at £560m
07 Mar 2014 9:01:21
Online fashion retailer Boohoo.com says it will be valued at £560m when it floats its shares on the Alternative Investment Market next week.
Aga Rangemaster profits simmer down
07 Mar 2014 8:49:19
Aga Rangemaster profits cooled last year, mainly because of pension costs, shop closures and site rationalisation.
Birmingham City owner Yeung jailed
07 Mar 2014 7:56:14
Birmingham City owner Carson Yeung is jailed for six years by a Hong Kong court for money laundering.
Landmark default in China solar firm
07 Mar 2014 6:36:07
Chaori Solar becomes the first Chinese firm to default on its onshore corporate bonds, say media reports quoting the firm, after failing to make an interest payment.
Tree storm damage 'worst since 1987'
07 Mar 2014 5:27:48
The winter storms that battered the UK caused the greatest loss of trees since the Great Storm of 1987 in some areas, the National Trust says.
VIDEO: Dark trade of China's 'shadow banks'
07 Mar 2014 4:45:59
China's debt has mounted, with a lot of money owed to unregulated "shadow banks.''
VIDEO: 'Eldest daughters' lead Asian firms
07 Mar 2014 2:37:35
As International Women's Day approaches this weekend, Dr Connie Gersick explains the growing trend of 'eldest daughters' leading family firms in Asia.
Teenage elephant mums 'are fitter'
07 Mar 2014 2:29:52
Elephants that give birth as teenagers die younger, but are fitter than mothers that delay, scientists say.
Taking the war out of global warming
07 Mar 2014 2:29:20
Are climate “sceptics” ready to accept more of the science?
Restoring bogs 'could cut flooding'
07 Mar 2014 2:24:27
Scientists say restoring peat bogs could help reduce flooding, as the government looks at ways of tackling poor land management.