Amazon and HBO sign streaming deal
Yesterday » 4:56:10
US customers of streaming service Amazon Prime will be able to stream such TV shows as The Sopranos and The Wire thanks to a new deal with subscription channel HBO.
Bank raises UK growth forecast
Yesterday » 4:46:02
The Bank of England raises its estimate of economic growth in the first quarter of the year and a CBI survey indicates robust growth in the manufacturing sector.
'Little progress' on forest protection plan
Yesterday » 4:12:31
Forest protection schemes make little progress
FA hit by drop in broadcast money
Yesterday » 3:28:53
The Football Association was hit by a £34m drop in broadcasting rights income last season compared with 2011-12.
Boeing revenues and deliveries rise
Yesterday » 2:35:02
Boeing's revenues rise 8% to $20.5bn (£12.2bn) in the first quarter, driven by an increase in commercial aircraft deliveries.
Squirrel 'supermum' stuns wardens
Yesterday » 2:21:25
A red squirrel at a conservation centre in Norfolk stuns wardens by producing her 48th kitten in six years.
EU in slow progress on deficit cuts
Yesterday » 2:03:35
EU member countries have cut new government borrowing, but total debt continues to rise, European Commission figures show.
Energy switching numbers 'still low'
Yesterday » 1:43:19
Nearly two-thirds of people have never switched energy supplier - a process that could save them £200, says the energy regulator, Ofgem.
Patisserie Valerie plans share sale
Yesterday » 1:16:03
The owner of the Patisserie Valerie cafe chain becomes the latest firm to plan a stock market flotation, with its listing set to raise £33m.
VIDEO: Will robots put us all out of work?
Yesterday » 0:50:05
BBC Newsnight's technology editor David Grossman explains what impact a "second machine age" will have on our society and economy.
Danger of London's 'hidden homes'
Yesterday » 0:21:22
Thousands of people in London are living in hidden homes - often in disturbing conditions - because they cannot afford to live elsewhere.
Property sales continue to pick up
Yesterday » 9:39:22
UK property sales were 19% higher in March than the same month a year ago as buyers continued to return to the market, figures show.
VIDEO: How will US trade deal affect Japan?
Yesterday » 8:53:18
US President Obama is embarking on a week-long tour of Asia, with the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal high on the agenda.
UK government borrowing sees fall
Yesterday » 8:49:39
The UK government borrowed £107.7bn in the financial year to April 2014, lower than the amount it borrowed the previous year.
Flybe in London City Airport deal
Yesterday » 8:12:33
Flybe is to offer flights to and from London City Airport after signing a five-year deal.
Renewable energy projects approved
Yesterday » 6:53:36
Eight renewable energy projects, expected to support 8,500 jobs, are given the green light by the government.
Australia to buy 58 new F-35 jets
Yesterday » 6:48:45
Australia approves the purchase of 58 new F-35 fighter jets worth 12.4bn Australian dollars ($11.5bn; £6.8bn).
Primark to open its first US stores
Yesterday » 6:36:08
Clothing retailer Primark is to open its first US stores, beginning with a 70,000 square-foot shop in Boston.
GM seeks to bar some ignition cases
Yesterday » 5:56:53
General Motors asks a US court to bar some lawsuits relating to its recall over faulty ignition switches.
'Irresponsible' holiday ad banned
Yesterday » 1:24:31
A television advert for Center Parcs is banned for "irresponsibly" encouraging parents to take holidays during term time.
KFC owner's profits get China boost
Yesterday » 0:57:25
Yum Brands, the owner of fast food chains KFC and Pizza Hut, reports an 18% jump in first quarter profit, helped by a rebound in sales in China.
VIDEO: Pakistan mobile network auction
Yesterday » 0:53:41
The BBC's Nosheen Abbas reports on Pakistan's first 3G and 4G auction and the boost it may give to the nation's economy.
Monster Inc: Nessie advice for firms
Yesterday » 0:43:58
Businesses in the Highlands have been offered free advice on how they can cash in on the Loch Ness Monster myth.
'A third' can't afford healthy food
Yesterday » 0:06:53
High food prices mean a third of UK adults are struggling to afford to eat healthily, a survey by the British Heart Foundation suggests.
Mystery of 'ocean quacks' solved
Yesterday » 0:01:55
The mystery of a bizarre quacking sound often heard in the Southern Ocean has finally been solved, scientists report.