News : British Broadcasting Corporation

News • British Broadcasting Corporation
Argentina's Economy Minister Axel Kicillof says his offer to "hold out" investors has been rejected as a debt default deadline approaches.
To Share - Use this Perma Link
The tricky business of succession planning in Taiwanese companies
To Share - Use this Perma Link
Bank of America's Countrywide unit must pay $1.3bn for selling defective home loans to US government mortgage lenders, a New York judge rules.
To Share - Use this Perma Link
A deep-sea octopus has been observed nursing her eggs for more than four years - the longest brooding time seen in any animal.
To Share - Use this Perma Link
Tides and spin gave the Moon its strange lemon shape more than four billion years ago, research reveals.
To Share - Use this Perma Link
Professor of planetary sciences Ian Garrick-Bethell explains what gave the Moon its unusually distorted shape.
To Share - Use this Perma Link
Airbus says the market for commercial aircraft is "still very strong" despite a wave of order cancellations.
To Share - Use this Perma Link
A circus group which was denied a Santander business bank account because its showgirl and burlesque acts posed a "moral problem" has now been offered the account.
To Share - Use this Perma Link
US engineers have developed a prototype tablet display that compensates for an individuals' vision problems.
To Share - Use this Perma Link
Which side could be hurt the most?
To Share - Use this Perma Link
Nintendo's share price drops after the company reports a bigger than expected loss despite the release of Mario Kart 8 over the period.
To Share - Use this Perma Link
The US economy grew by 4% in the second-quarter, according to a preliminary reading by the US Department of Commerce, beating expectations.
To Share - Use this Perma Link
Driverless cars are set to take to the roads in the UK from next January, they will guided by a system of sensors and cameras.
To Share - Use this Perma Link
Spain's economy is growing at its fastest quarterly rate since the end of 2007, but it is also facing a deflation threat
To Share - Use this Perma Link
The big six energy firms are set to double their profit margins over the next year, according to estimates by the regulator, Ofgem.
To Share - Use this Perma Link
Aer Lingus reports a "significant" improvement in its operating profit over the last six months, which rose by 40% compared to the same period last year.
To Share - Use this Perma Link
HSBC bank has told three Muslim organisations that they are to have their accounts closed.
To Share - Use this Perma Link
Japan's ANA Holdings cancels its plan to buy a 49% stake in Asian Wings Airways, an airline based in Myanmar, also known as Burma.
To Share - Use this Perma Link
Micro-drones are just starting to catch up with the hovering and flight performance of the tiny hummingbird, say scientists.
To Share - Use this Perma Link
The World Cup and a revival in advertising revenues boost profits at the broadcaster ITV.
To Share - Use this Perma Link
The UK will pay a price for Russian sanctions but the "pain" will be shared across the EU, says Philip Hammond.
To Share - Use this Perma Link
Paramount Pictures apologises over a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles poster featuring the characters jumping from an exploding skyscraper alongside the release date of 11 September.
To Share - Use this Perma Link
New technology is opening up whole new careers to young jobseekers who may be having difficulty getting into more established professions.
To Share - Use this Perma Link
Allied Irish Bank (AIB), the parent firm of Northern Ireland's First Trust bank, returns to profit for the first time since the financial crash.
To Share - Use this Perma Link
Millions to see power bill cut
Yesterday » 8:18:31
Millions of electricity customers will see an average reduction of £12 a year on their bills, according to proposals from the regulator, Ofgem.
To Share - Use this Perma Link