Shell appoints new chairman
Yesterday » 9:54:11
Oil giant Royal Dutch Shell has appointed former Bank of America and DuPont chair Charles Holliday as chairman.
VIDEO: Chinese Hollywood builds Forbidden City
Today » 9:53:21
Hengdian, a small town on the east coast of China, has become the setting for one of the largest outdoor movie studios in the world.
FTSE 100 steady in early trade
Yesterday » 9:23:48
The FTSE 100 is little-changed in early trade, but shares in Barclays rise after its latest results.
Housing market 'losing momentum'
Yesterday » 8:24:55
The UK housing market is showing signs of slowing down, the Nationwide says, with the annual rate of price growth slowing to 9% in October.
VIDEO: China's growing movie business
Yesterday » 6:43:08
As Hollywood targets China's growing box office, the country's filmmakers are looking to develop its own industry amid strict censorship.
New species of frog in urban jungle
Yesterday » 2:36:06
Scientists confirm that a frog found living in New York City wetlands is a new species.
Stocks rise after Fed ends stimulus
Yesterday » 1:55:52
Asia stocks mostly open higher after the US dollar jumps in value following the end of the Federal Reserve's bond-buying stimulus program.
Has quantitative easing worked?
Yesterday » 0:42:35
Has the US Federal Reserve's QE policy worked?
Australia bank plans UK asset sale
Yesterday » 0:33:14
National Australia Bank is considering floating its Clydesdale and Yorkshire banking operations on the stock market as part of an exit from the UK.
Samsung profit lowest in three years
Yesterday » 0:29:41
Samsung Electronics sees its quarterly operating profit fall to its lowest level in more than three years because of slowing smartphone sales.
How will future city signs look?
Yesterday » 0:29:06
How jetpacks and driverless cars will change the cityscape
In pictures: Relics found in Mexico
Yesterday » 0:18:15
Ancient Mexican city yields 50,000 treasures
Big firms 'must condemn GamerGate'
Yesterday » 3:59:47
Games publishers must "stand-up and condemn" the movement referred to as "GamerGate", says a developer forced to leave her home due to threats.
Koala chlamydia vaccine raises hope
Yesterday » 2:59:34
Australian scientists say they have successfully tested a vaccine aimed at protecting wild koalas from chlamydia.
Baidu misses profit predictions
Yesterday » 1:52:28
Profits and revenues from Baidu, often called "China's Google", miss analysts' profit forecasts.
Rocket explosion cause sought in US
Yesterday » 0:35:47
The builders of an unmanned supply rocket which exploded on the way to the International Space Station have vowed to find the cause of the failure.
Australia's flexible small firms
Yesterday » 0:19:12
The Aussie firms offering unusual job perks and flexible working
Change in China for family succession
Yesterday » 0:04:52
Why Chinese firms are changing their approach to succession
VIDEO: The Chinese succession dilemma
Yesterday » 0:04:25
The Chinese approach to succession in family firms is changing - the BBC looks at why.
Key to sounding charismatic revealed
Yesterday » 9:09:15
An innate ability some people have to manipulate their vocal frequency could be the key to sounding charismatic, according to new research.
US Fed ends QE stimulus programme
29 Oct 2014 8:38:46
US Federal Reserve announces an end to the quantitative easing stimulus programme begun in 2008.
Fiat Chrysler to spin off Ferrari
29 Oct 2014 8:04:15
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles plans to spin off Ferrari and sell a 10% stake in the luxury carmaker on the stock market.
US firm 'gets benefits contract'
29 Oct 2014 7:02:57
The government has awarded American firm Maximus the contract to assess the fitness of benefits claimants to work, the BBC understands.
Tesco in criminal fraud probe
29 Oct 2014 6:40:57
The Serious Fraud Office is carrying out a criminal investigation into accounting irregularities at supermarket giant Tesco.
Have there been lions in London since 1210?
Yesterday » 5:24:58
The decision by London Zoo to build a new lion exhibit means its three remaining lionesses will be temporarily relocated outside of the UK's capital.