Rail staff to be balloted over sacking
Yesterday » 0:47:58
Almost 1,400 workers for Virgin Trains East Coast are to be balloted for industrial action over the sacking of a colleague, a union says.
Ancient recording of core's birth
Yesterday » 0:41:04
A reassessment of ancient rocks leads scientists to estimate that Earth's inner core started to form earlier than was previously thought, around 1.3 billion years ago.
InBev: Don't let beer giant merger die
Yesterday » 0:32:41
Brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev tells shareholders at rival SABMiller not to let the chance of a takeover "slip away".
Home sales rising fast, surveyors say
Yesterday » 9:19:34
The number of UK house sales rose at the fastest pace for 16 months in September, according to the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.
World's corals threatened by bleaching
Yesterday » 9:16:25
Corals worldwide are at risk from a major episode of bleaching caused by natural currents and man-made climate change, scientists warm.
Energy firm goes into administration
08 Oct 2015 8:53:04
A solar and home insulation firm has gone into administration with the loss of more than 900 jobs, it is announced.
Which jobs could a 100-year-old do?
Yesterday » 8:49:23
Which jobs could you do if you worked to 100?
Bank shares slip after Deutsche warning
08 Oct 2015 8:35:49
The UK market slips, with banking shares coming under pressure after Deutsche Bank warns of a big third-quarter loss.
German exports fall sharply in August
08 Oct 2015 8:17:22
German exports fell in August by their largest amount since the height of the global financial crisis in 2009, and imports were also down sharply.
Firms backed by China tech giants merge
08 Oct 2015 8:02:25
Two firms backed by Chinese internet rivals Alibaba and Tencent are merging to create a new company that will offer a wide range of online services.
Lidl reverses NI living wage decision
Yesterday » 7:04:13
The supermarket chain Lidl will now include Northern Ireland staff in the pay rise it has awarded to workers in the rest of the UK.
Samsung payment data 'safe' after hack
08 Oct 2015 5:18:34
Samsung Electronics says its mobile payment system and user data is safe after a hacking attack against its US-based subsidiary LoopPay.
VIDEO: The rare event threatening coral reefs
08 Oct 2015 5:14:04
Scientists in the United States say the world's coral reefs are being attacked by a phenomenon that's only occurred twice before in recorded history.
Ofcom casts doubt on O2/Three merger
08 Oct 2015 2:06:36
The head of Ofcom has questioned whether the planned merger of O2 and Three should be approved.
Japan shares flat on machinery orders
08 Oct 2015 1:47:05
Shares in Japan were flat in early trade after official figures showed capital expenditure in the country could be weaker than expected.
Cyber-thieves hit YouTube Fifa gamers
07 Oct 2015 3:57:51
Six of the most successful Fifa video gamers to feature on YouTube have been targeted by cyber-thieves.
Opening the books on Christmas sales
07 Oct 2015 3:50:29
Opening the books on Christmas sales
VIDEO: Bookshops celebrating 'Super Thursday'
07 Oct 2015 3:50:04
Bookshops and publishers on both sides of the Atlantic are celebrating 'Super Thursday', the unofficial day that sees their big push for Christmas sales.
Are pop-ups the answer for small firms?
07 Oct 2015 3:45:31
Are pop-ups the best way to establish a business?
Deutsche Bank warns of large loss
07 Oct 2015 3:13:10
Deutsche Bank has warned investors it will post a net loss of €6.2bn (£4.5bn) for the third quarter.
Rugby blossoms for 2019 hosts Japan
07 Oct 2015 3:01:36
Rugby can blossom for 2019 World Cup hosts Japan
VIDEO: Japan on a 2019 hosting mission
07 Oct 2015 3:00:05
After its strong showing this year, Japan is already looking forward to hosting what it hopes will be a successful Rugby World Cup in 2019.
Clinton opposes Pacific trade deal
07 Oct 2015 1:59:26
US presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton has come out against the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement championed by Barack Obama.
VW boss told of emissions cheat in 2014
07 Oct 2015 1:39:55
Volkswagen's US boss has admitted he was aware of the emissions issue affecting millions of the company's vehicles early last year.
Fuel crisis threatens Nepal's forests
07 Oct 2015 1:38:57
Nepal's world-renowned community forests are threatened by a sudden rise in demand for firewood following a fuel crisis, officials say.