Millions to see power bill cut
Today » 8:18:31
Millions of electricity customers will see an average reduction of £12 a year on their bills, according to proposals from the regulator, Ofgem.
London Market Report
Today » 7:35:32
Barclays and Standard Chartered are among the top gainers in early Thursday trading, pushing the FTSE 100 into positive territory.
Argentina hours away from default
Today » 7:24:05
No deal is in prospect in Argentina's debt talks in New York as Wednesday night's default deadline approaches.
Barclays sees profits fall by 7%
Today » 6:51:04
Barclays' half yearly profits fall 7% to £3.35bn, following a fall in revenue at its investment bank.
VIDEO: Taiwan firms struggle with succession
Today » 4:03:23
Not many family businesses in Taiwan find it so easy to hand over the reins, especially companies started during the boom years of the country's industrialisation.
HSBC closes some Muslims' accounts
Yesterday » 4:00:24
HSBC bank writes to Finsbury Park Mosque and other Muslim individuals and organisations around the UK giving them notice their accounts will be closed.
VIDEO: Airlines 'don't make enough money'
Yesterday » 3:39:54
As well as the aviation disasters of recent months, airlines are being affected by aggressive competition and economic uncertainty.
Japan output falls most since 2011
Yesterday » 3:10:34
Japan's factory output falls 3.3% from May to June, the latest sign to highlight that the recent sales tax rise is affecting consumer demand.
The tech firm helping a tough area
Yesterday » 3:13:27
The tech firm helping San Francisco's tough Tenderloin area
Shakespeare's Globe: Theatrical laboratory
Yesterday » 3:13:18
Turning Shakespeare's theatre into a living laboratory
Argentina in denial over debt dispute
Yesterday » 3:12:43
Call it something else, says Argentina's president
The reindeer herders battling a mine
Yesterday » 3:08:33
The reindeer herders fighting an iron ore mine
Bank of England bonus clawback plan
Yesterday » 2:14:10
The Bank of England is expected to unveil on Wednesday a plan which may see rule-breaking bankers return bonuses up to seven years after being awarded them.
Twitter shares surge on user growth
Yesterday » 0:48:39
Micro-blogging service Twitter reports a second-quarter loss of $145m but better than expected user growth, sending shares surging over 35%.
Kurdish oil tanker in US seizure
Yesterday » 8:13:20
An oil tanker carrying $100m of Iraqi Kurdish oil off the coast of Texas is set to be seized by US marshals after a judge approved a seizure request from the Iraqi government.
British Gas owner names new boss
Yesterday » 6:33:06
British Gas owner Centrica announces the appointment of Iain Conn, currently BP's head of refining and marketing, as its new chief executive.
Car firms sued over CD 'rip' system
Yesterday » 5:29:20
A group representing musicians in the US is suing Ford and General Motors over in-car CD players which allow tracks to be stored on a hard drive.
Ecclestone 'to settle' bribery case
Today » 5:11:29
Lawyers for Bernie Ecclestone say the Formula 1 boss is ready to pay a German bank 25 million euros ($34m; £20m) to settle a court case against him.
OKCupid experiments with 'bad' matches
Yesterday » 4:47:43
Dating website OKCupid reveals that it experimented on its users, including putting the "wrong" people together to see if they would connect.
Aldi sales see 'record growth rate'
Yesterday » 4:36:04
Discounters Aldi and Lidl are booming at the expense of Tesco and Morrisons, research firm Kantar Worldpanel says.
Airbus cancels Skymark contract
Yesterday » 2:51:06
Airbus cancels its contract with Japan's Skymark Airlines for the purchase of six A380 aircraft.
Mortgage approvals back on the rise
Yesterday » 1:57:53
The number of people taking out mortgages is back on the rise, according to figures from the Bank of England.
New chairman for troubled Morrisons
Yesterday » 1:42:26
Morrisons, Britain's fourth largest supermarket chain, announces the appointment of former Tesco finance director Andrew Higginson as its next chairman.
Personal insolvencies in sudden jump
Yesterday » 0:41:42
There has been a sudden jump in the number of individuals becoming insolvent, in the steepest rise since 2010, according to government figures.
VIDEO: Making money out of social media
Yesterday » 9:59:33
Samira Hussain reports from New York on the opportunities opened up by technology that did not even exist a few years ago.