Co-op Group confirms £2.5bn losses
17 Apr 2014 8:50:12
The Co-operative Group has announced losses of £2.5bn for 2013, marking the worst results in the group's 150-year history.
Pensioners could get death estimate
17 Apr 2014 8:25:23
Retirees could be told how long they are likely to live after stopping work, says pensions minister Steve Webb.
Mulberry warns of lower profits
17 Apr 2014 7:52:00
Luxury goods retailer Mulberry issues its second profit warning since Christmas and says it will look to introduce new "more affordable" products.
China sales fall hits Remy Cointreau
17 Apr 2014 7:13:19
French spirits firm Remy Cointreau says operating profits will fall by up to 40% after a crackdown by China on extravagant spending hits sales.
Jockey Club makes record profits
17 Apr 2014 2:58:45
The Jockey Club, the organisation behind the UK's leading horseracing events, reports record profits for last year of £22m.
Female osprey returns to Lakes nest
17 Apr 2014 2:40:48
A female osprey which produced two chicks last year returns to the same nest in the Lake District.
Tencent brings Candy Crush to China
17 Apr 2014 2:21:59
China's internet giant Tencent will launch the popular Candy Crush game on the mainland in partnership with the game's creator King Digital Entertainment.
VIDEO: Thousands of China workers on strike
16 Apr 2014 3:54:59
Labour disputes pop up regularly in China, but one strike in southern China over pay is attracting attention because of its size - 40,000 workers are involved.
VIDEO: Is ZTE's choosy strategy working?
16 Apr 2014 3:54:16
ZTE has decided to pass over investing in areas where returns aren't likely to be high - its results later will show how its new strategy is paying off.
Lamb takeaways 'often another meat'
16 Apr 2014 3:04:44
Takeaway owners are to face a new testing programme, after a watchdog found nearly a third of lamb takeaways it checked contained a different meat.
Fire ice: the energy of the future?
16 Apr 2014 3:02:42
Could mining ice provide for all our energy needs and save the world?
Indian bike messenger firm takes off
16 Apr 2014 3:02:32
How easy is it for Indian start-up firms to get their wheels turning?
VIDEO: Cyborg glasses mimic eye gestures
16 Apr 2014 2:58:26
A Japanese researcher shows off glasses that display computer-generated eyes, which express emotions to save their wearer the effort.
First Heartbleed hacker arrested
16 Apr 2014 0:56:43
A 19-year-old Canadian citizen is charged with hacking into the Canada Revenue Agency's website, becoming the first arrest in relation to the Heartbleed security breach.
Google shares drop 5% on income fears
16 Apr 2014 0:51:03
Shares in Google fall 5% despite a 32% rise in first-quarter profit in response to worries over future income from advertising.
Virgin apologises for email glitch
16 Apr 2014 0:29:58
Virgin Media has apologised after some of its customers received hundreds of unwanted emails because of a distribution list error.
VIDEO: Price war sees Tesco profits fall 6.9%
16 Apr 2014 9:41:52
Tesco has reported a 6.9% fall in group trading annual profit to £3.3bn as it continues to lose market share to discount rivals.
Birth of 'new Saturn moon' witnessed
16 Apr 2014 6:44:31
Scientists say they have discovered what could be the birth of a new moon in the rings of Saturn.
Court clears ex-Anglo bank boss
16 Apr 2014 6:37:37
The former chairman of Anglo Irish bank has been found not guilty of illegally supporting the bank's share price, the jury continues to deliberate in the case against two others.
Cameras capture first osprey egg
16 Apr 2014 5:44:36
CCTV cameras capture the first osprey egg of the season to be laid at a reserve in the south west of Scotland.
EU Sentinel returns first images
16 Apr 2014 4:23:05
The first images come back from the radar satellite launched as part of the European Union's new flagship Earth-observation project.
New teachers 'can't risk mortgages'
16 Apr 2014 3:14:29
A teaching union leader says young teachers are shying away from taking out mortgages because of uncertainty over their future earnings.
VIDEO: End of cost of living squeeze?
16 Apr 2014 3:05:13
Wage increases have finally risen above the rate of inflation, after four years of falling living standards.
Legal costs hit Bank of America
16 Apr 2014 2:44:21
Bank of America reports a $276m first-quarter loss, after taking into account a $6bn charge for mortgage-related legal matters.
AUDIO: Walsh: BA will run planes on rubbish
16 Apr 2014 1:03:49
British Airways have announced plans to run some of its jet planes on rubbish.