Airlines' luggage surcharges 'legal'
18 Sep 2014 4:08:22
Airlines are within their rights to charge a supplement to customers checking-in their luggage, a court rules.
Irish economy bounces back strongly
18 Sep 2014 4:03:35
The Irish government upgrades growth forecasts for 2014 after the economy grew by a stronger-than-expected 1.5% in the April-to-June quarter.
ECB stimulus offer sees low take-up
18 Sep 2014 2:43:34
A European Central Bank measure designed to stimulate the flagging eurozone economy has seen a low initial take-up by banks.
AUDIO: Lord Hill objections 'barrel-scraping'
18 Sep 2014 2:24:16
MP Damian Green has come to the defence of Lord Hill as British Candidate for European Commissioner, describing objections to his appointment as a "barrel-scraping argument".
Russia to extend media controls
18 Sep 2014 2:16:22
A bill to restrict foreign ownership in Russia's media will go before the Russian parliament, dominated by allies of President Putin.
London Market Report
18 Sep 2014 1:28:50
The FTSE 100 rises, but shares in French Connection dive nearly 9% despite the fashion retailer reporting narrower losses.
Six convicted of 'pyramid scheme'
18 Sep 2014 0:46:51
Six women are convicted of operating a "pyramid" scheme in south-west England and south Wales, in which thousands of investors lost money.
India and China sign landmark deals
18 Sep 2014 0:10:12
India and China sign 12 agreements, one of which will see China investing $20bn in India's infrastructure over five years.
Mortgage appetite 'starting to wane'
18 Sep 2014 0:04:33
Borrowers' appetite for home loans is "starting to wane" despite an annual rise in mortgage lending, a lenders' group says.
Bondholders offer Phones 4U deal
18 Sep 2014 9:34:06
Holders of bonds issued by stricken retailer Phones 4U have said they will cut back what they are owed in an effort to save the business.
Clash over car tax disc changes
18 Sep 2014 9:03:18
Motorist organisation, the RAC, and the DVLA have clashed over the policing of car tax with claims of increased evasion amid changes to the system.
UK retail sales rise in August
18 Sep 2014 8:52:35
UK retail sales rose by 0.4% in August compared with the previous month, with sales volumes up 3.9% from a year earlier, official figures show.
Alibaba set to announce share price
18 Sep 2014 7:14:35
Chinese online giant Alibaba is expected to set the price of its shares later in what could be a record-breaking initial public offering in New York.
VIDEO: What will New York make of Alibaba?
18 Sep 2014 2:18:37
As Alibaba prepares to float in New York, what view will investors there take of the Chinese e-commerce giant?
Sony shares fall 12% on loss warning
18 Sep 2014 1:42:24
Sony shares fall by 12% at the start of trade in Tokyo, after it warned of bigger losses for the full year.
Japan trade deficit narrows in August
18 Sep 2014 1:24:44
Japan narrows its trade deficit in August as a fall in imports lowers the country's energy bill for the month.
VIDEO: China’s online shopping revolution
17 Sep 2014 3:52:53
The Chinese internet giant Alibaba is set to raise billions on the US stock exchange and is expected to be one of the biggest share offerings in history.
Glimpse at the high street 2020
17 Sep 2014 3:42:15
How will we shop in 2020?
Farming 'the hardest plant to grow'
17 Sep 2014 3:20:37
The North American farmers who have started to plant wasabi
Skin printer and bee probe win award
17 Sep 2014 2:10:18
Bee probe and skin printer make awards shortlist
NewsCorp: Google platform for piracy
17 Sep 2014 1:05:51
NewsCorp's chief executive writes strongly worded letter calling for a tougher approach from the EU to search giant Google.
VIDEO: World Bank's Ebola warning
17 Sep 2014 1:01:21
The World Bank says the Ebola outbreak could have a catastrophic impact on the economies of West Africa.
What will Alibaba do with $25bn?
17 Sep 2014 9:07:59
What will Alibaba do with $25bn?
US Fed to end stimulus in October
17 Sep 2014 8:46:47
The US Federal Reserve reiterates it will raise interest rates once a "considerable time" has passed after its stimulus programme ends in October.
European car sales continue recovery
17 Sep 2014 5:37:13
European Union new car registrations rose in July and August, industry figures show, indicating continued recovery across the region.