VIDEO: Tesco shares drop on profit warning
29 Aug 2014 8:03:33
Shares in Tesco reached an 11-year low after the firm cut its full-year profit forecast to £2.4bn from £2.8bn.
VIDEO: Is India's business morale growing?
29 Aug 2014 6:57:27
Sameer Hashmi visits a shoe factory in Mumbai and follows the products from the factory floor to the shop window.
India's growth hits two year high
29 Aug 2014 6:52:51
India's economy grew by 5.7% in the three months to June, its fastest pace in two-and-a-half years, according to an official estimate.
Russian rouble falls to new low
29 Aug 2014 5:59:01
The Russian rouble falls to a record low against the dollar as investors fear further sanctions against the nation.
VIDEO: Malaysia Airlines to cut 6,000 jobs
29 Aug 2014 5:43:21
Malaysia Airlines is to cut 6000 jobs, nearly a third of its staff, as part of a recovery plan following the loss of two planes this year.
Scientists solve 'sliding rocks' puzzle
29 Aug 2014 5:26:31
Scientists have finally worked out how rocks on a dry lake bed in California move across the ground.
Every kitty helps
29 Aug 2014 5:12:55
Tesco, mortgage misdemeanours and cats in the business news
VIDEO: Middle East's first coffee museum
29 Aug 2014 2:44:59
Dubai-based coffee trader Khalid Al Mulla, takes the BBC on a tour of his new coffee museum.
Brazil's economy enters recession
29 Aug 2014 2:42:01
A contraction of 0.6% in Brazil's economy between April and June, and a revision of the first quarter, has pushed the country into recession, latest figures show.
VIDEO: Building Dubai's 'heart of Europe'
29 Aug 2014 2:41:59
After years of inactivity, work has started again in Dubai on its World islands project, as Howard Johnson reports.
Russia warns of Ukraine gas shortage
29 Aug 2014 2:22:48
Russia sees a risk that winter gas shortages could force Ukraine to divert supplies of Russian gas meant for EU customers.
Official figures highlight bonus gap
29 Aug 2014 2:04:40
Official figures show a widening divide between public and private sector bonus payments.
Iceland lowers volcano ash alert
29 Aug 2014 2:03:41
The Icelandic Met Office lowers its aviation warning from red to orange near the Bardarbunga volcano, which saw an eruption begin overnight.
VIDEO: Lesotho's water is 'liquid gold'
29 Aug 2014 1:54:44
Could the water resources in Lesotho pull its people out of poverty? Lerato Mbele reports.
VIDEO: Ghana's gold mine suspension
29 Aug 2014 1:52:50
The suspension of operations at a gold mine in the Ghanaian town of Obuasi, is having a major impact on the local economy.
Banks to reopen 2.5m PPI claims
29 Aug 2014 1:06:23
Banks and card companies will reopen 2.5 million PPI mis-selling complaints amid claims of underpayment and rejection of compensation.
Euro inflation nears five-year low
29 Aug 2014 0:53:36
The eurozone inflation rate falls to 0.3% in August, near a five-year low, adding to fears of a deflationary spiral in the region.
Legal challenge to badger cull fails
29 Aug 2014 0:29:47
A High Court bid to halt this year's badger culling, which will take place without independent monitoring, fails.
Water bills plugged by regulator
29 Aug 2014 9:52:26
Household water bills in England and Wales will go up less than the rising cost of living in the next five years, under proposals from regulator Ofwat.
AUDIO: Global citizens to address climate summit
29 Aug 2014 8:58:09
Five hundred global citizens frustrated at the stalemate over climate policy will learn today if they have won the chance to vent their anger at world leaders.
Malaysia Airlines to cut 6,000 staff
29 Aug 2014 8:01:48
Malaysia Airlines is to cut 6,000 staff as part of recovery plan after being hit by two air disasters this year.
Rangers confirm £4m share issue plan
29 Aug 2014 6:56:51
Rangers make new shares available to current shareholders and admit poor uptake could hinder payments to creditors.
Tesco cuts its profit forecast
29 Aug 2014 6:51:13
The struggling supermarket Tesco cuts its profit forecast and the new chief executive's start date has been brought forward to Monday.
Nationwide: House prices edge up
29 Aug 2014 6:30:30
House prices edged up by 0.8% in August, according to the UK's biggest building society, the Nationwide.
VIDEO: RSPCA seeks ban on monkeys as pets
29 Aug 2014 6:08:47
The RSPCA is calling for a ban on keeping primates as pets after a rise in the number of calls to its cruelty and advice line concerning animals such as monkeys and marmosets.