Climbing the Australian housing ladder can be tough
Yesterday » 1:09:24
Getting on the property ladder can be tough for home buyers the world over, but in Australia the property dream is slipping away for many.
Yesterday » 3:54:30
For many Australians the dream of owning their own property is slipping away. But could a shared ownership scheme help address the affordability crisis in Sydney, the country's most expensive city?
Who's bugging you?
Yesterday » 3:24:04
After the New Zealand rugby team discover a listening device in their Sydney hotel meeting room, we examine just how much spying technology has advanced in recent years.
Second-hand car sales hit record level in first half
Yesterday » 3:13:44
The number of second-hand cars sold in the UK has reached its highest level yet with more than four million vehicles sold in the first half of this year.
Why pay rates for mothers lag behind earnings of men
Yesterday » 3:08:16
New research helps to explain why the hourly pay rates of women, who return to work part-time after having a baby, lag behind men's.
Neil Woodford scraps bonus pay at his investment firm
Yesterday » 3:06:18
One of the UK's most respected investors, Neil Woodford, scraps bonuses because they are "largely ineffective" in boosting performance.
Android 7.0 Nougat released by Google
22 Aug 2016 7:59:36
Google rolls out a new version of Android that allows mobile devices to run two apps simultaneously on the same screen.
Ryan Lochte: Speedo sponsorship ended over Rio account
22 Aug 2016 6:53:16
The swimwear manufacturer Speedo is dropping its sponsorship of the disgraced US Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte
Contactless customers urged to 'check' before they tap
22 Aug 2016 6:50:17
Personal finance expert Claer Barrett says there is a danger people will pay more than they should if they fail to check the amount before tapping their card.
Basketball star Kobe Bryant sets up investment fund
22 Aug 2016 5:35:45
US basketball star Kobe Bryant has formed a partnership with venture capitalist Jeff Stibel to launch a $100m (£76m) investment fund.
Tourism 'will hold up' after Brexit
22 Aug 2016 4:32:16
Tourism in the UK will "hold up well" in 2016 after the Brexit vote but fewer jobs than expected will be created in the longer term, executives have said.
Pregnant women and mums 'losing out' in workplace
22 Aug 2016 4:21:51
More help is needed to stop pregnant women and new mothers from "losing out" in the workplace, Citizens Advice says.
Mystery stone structure under Neolithic dump on Orkney
Yesterday » 3:42:00
Archaeologists have uncovered a mysterious stone structure buried under what they describe as Scotland's "largest Neolithic rubbish dump".
Spider silk helps creates microscope superlens
Yesterday » 1:27:30
Spider silk is used to create a superlens for a microscope, allowing Bangor University scientists to view objects previously deemed "invisible".
Barbra Streisand teaches Siri a lesson
22 Aug 2016 1:13:05
After discovering Apple's Siri pronounced her surname incorrectly, singer Barbra Streisand sets the record straight.
Contactless cards' popularity grows
22 Aug 2016 0:49:12
The use of contactless payments in the first half of the year outstripped use in the whole of 2015 as consumers switched from cash to cards.
Changing of the guard
22 Aug 2016 0:47:28
India appoints a government insider as the new head of its central bank. Can Urjit Patel emerge from his predecessor "rock star" Raghuram Rajan's shadow?
VW faces production delays amid dispute
22 Aug 2016 0:41:07
Carmaker Volkswagen introduces short-time working at six of its plants in Germany amid a dispute with two external suppliers.
Urjit Patel: What issues face the new RBI governor?
22 Aug 2016 8:42:43
What are the issues new Reserve Bank of India governor, Urjit Patel, will have to deal with?
Syngenta shares jump after US clears ChemChina deal
22 Aug 2016 8:34:10
Shares in Swiss agribusiness group Syngenta rise 12% after its takeover by ChemChina is given the go-ahead by a US regulator.
FTSE 100 bolstered by housebuilder shares
22 Aug 2016 8:01:30
The FTSE 100 edges higher in early trade, with shares in housebuilders among the early risers.
CEO Secrets: Thoughts on a career at PwC
22 Aug 2016 7:23:10
Dennis Nally, who has just stepped down as head of accountancy network PricewaterhouseCoopers, offers the business advice he wishes he had been given.
Meet the professional online gambler
22 Aug 2016 6:01:17
Donald, 26, talks through his day as an professional online poker player and explains why he doesn't think it has a future.
PFI schools built in Scotland 'owned by offshore firms'
22 Aug 2016 5:22:22
More than 200 schools built in Scotland under private finance schemes are at least partially owned by offshore investment funds, BBC Scotland finds.
Pfizer and Medivation reportedly close to $14bn deal
22 Aug 2016 1:02:09
US pharmaceutical giant Pfizer is reportedly in advanced talks to buy cancer drug firm Medivation for about $14bn (£10.7bn).