Personal insolvency at 10-year low
Yesterday » 0:57:38
The number of people being declared insolvent falls to its lowest level for nearly a decade, figures from the Insolvency Service show.
Uber sued over workers' rights
Yesterday » 0:25:53
Uber is facing legal action in the UK on behalf of UK drivers who claim the taxi-booking firm does not provide them with basic workers' rights.
VW warns of 'challenges' ahead
Yesterday » 0:14:00
German carmaker Volkswagen reports a rise in quarterly results but warns of a number of 'challenges' ahead.
SSE buys gas field stake for £565m
Today » 0:13:50
Energy firm SSE announces it is buying a minority stake in French oil and gas giant Total's West of Shetland operations for £565m.
Nintendo surprises with net profit
Yesterday » 8:29:09
Japanese video game giant Nintendo beats expectations to swing to a net profit in its first quarter of this year.
FTSE boosted by company reports
Yesterday » 7:38:14
Another bumper series of company reports helps the FTSE 100 off to a higher start on Wednesday.
Barclays reports 25% rise in profits
Yesterday » 6:55:49
Barclays bank reports a 25% rise in half-year profits to £3.14bn but has set aside another £850m for customer compensation - including further PPI claims.
Sky reports 18% jump in profits
Yesterday » 6:53:37
Pay TV business Sky reports an 18% jump in annual profits to £1.4bn, helped by its screening of the HBO series, Game of Thrones.
Firms must show slave labour action
Yesterday » 6:28:57
British businesses are to be forced to prove what they are doing to stop slavery and human trafficking in their supply chains, the government says.
Amazon suggests airspace for drones
Yesterday » 5:49:16
US online retailer Amazon calls for a separate airspace zone for commercial drone flights that could deliver goods to customers.
Windows 10 launch is 'new era'
Yesterday » 4:10:00
Wednesday's global launch of Windows 10 marks a “new era” for personal computing, Microsoft’s chief executive tells the BBC.
VIDEO: Rory gets a Windows 10 crash course
Yesterday » 4:00:45
Rory Cellan-Jones goes hands-on with Windows 10 and tries out some of the operating system's new features.
VIDEO: UK pushing for more trade with Asia
Yesterday » 0:59:33
UK Prime Minister David Cameron is in Vietnam - about to start the third day of a tour of south east Asia, hoping to encourage more trade between the countries.
Asian stocks recover in early trade
Yesterday » 0:44:50
Asian stocks are higher on Wednesday on a strong Wall Street lead and hopes that Chinese markets will settle after days of volatility.
Car repair bills 'like a lottery'
Yesterday » 3:10:10
The regional differences between car repair bills amounts to a lottery, and can be "offensive", a UK car magazine has claimed.
Army job cuts made three years early
Yesterday » 3:08:52
The number of British army personnel has been cut back by 20,000, three years ahead of target, according to statistics from the Ministry of Defence.
Reaching the parts others cannot teach
Yesterday » 3:07:04
Reaching those others cannot teach
Twitter boss 'not satisfied' with growth
Yesterday » 0:42:02
Twitter's revenue and earnings for the second quarter have beaten expectations, but co founder Jack Dorsey has said he is "not satisfied" with its user growth.
Disneyland Paris faces pricing probe
Yesterday » 0:01:59
Disneyland Paris is facing a pricing probe following accusations that UK and German customers are being frozen out of promotion available in other European member states.
LinkedIn pledges to reduce emails
Yesterday » 8:42:52
LinkedIn members opening their email inbox with a groan at yet another message from the professional networking site can rest easy.
Ford warns on China car demand
Yesterday » 7:08:18
Ford has predicted industry-wide sales will be flat or fall in China this year - the world's biggest car market.
Braking error led to spaceship crash
Yesterday » 6:31:44
Investigators say a fatal Virgin Galactic spaceship crash last year was caused by structural failure after the co-pilot unlocked a braking system early.
AUDIO: Motorola wants battery breakthrough
Yesterday » 4:50:03
Motorola's chief executive says he would love a battery tech breakthrough, but believes it will be a long time before phones last a full week between charges.
Cameron plan 'won't stop dirty cash'
Yesterday » 2:03:39
David Cameron's plans to crack down on "dirty money" being used to buy UK property have been criticised by tax and property experts.
Malaysia sackings over money scandal
Yesterday » 2:00:08
Malaysia's PM Najib Razak sacks his deputy who criticised him over a financial scandal, while the attorney-general probing the issue has been replaced.