VIDEO: Beefing up Botswana's cattle farming
Today » 3:53:53
With some experts forecasting the diminution of diamond reserves in as little as 20 years, Botswana must look to diversify its export industry.
The firm that tests the world's ships
Today » 3:50:02
The Norwegian firm that tests the world's ships and oil rigs
Remembering the InterCity 125
Today » 3:47:44
Interactive video remembering the InterCity 125
Oil price fall 'not Opec's fault'
Today » 0:54:12
Oil-rich Gulf states vow not to cut crude production, blaming speculators and producers outside the Opec group for falling prices.
North Sea oil summit announced
Yesterday » 7:03:35
Aberdeen City Council announces it is to hold a summit to look at the challenges facing the North Sea oil industry.
Be honest on cuts, says Mandelson
Yesterday » 2:21:24
Former Business Secretary Lord Mandelson says Labour's shadow cabinet has to "play as a team" and be up front about public spending cuts.
Tough at the top: 2014's troubled bosses
Yesterday » 0:06:20
The bosses who had a rotten 2014
How German Christmas markets came to the UK
Yesterday » 0:04:07
How German markets have exploded across the UK
£1.2bn spree on 'Panic Saturday'
20 Dec 2014 1:18:22
UK shoppers are expected to spend a record £1.2bn on what researchers are calling "Panic Saturday".
How to spot a fake at Christmas
20 Dec 2014 2:47:19
On the seasonal lookout for counterfeit goods
Crossrail: Tunnelling beneath London
20 Dec 2014 1:45:43
Beneath London's streets work on Crossrail is carrying on apace
Plan to help over-50s get jobs
20 Dec 2014 1:31:15
Unemployed over-50s will be offered "career reviews" and help with using computers as part of a government plan to get more older people into work.
Booking.com fraud network revealed
20 Dec 2014 0:39:11
Details are revealed of a network which attempted to defraud thousands of customers of the online travel agent Booking.com.
Hereford Utd wound up over tax debt
19 Dec 2014 9:05:33
Hereford United is wound up by the High Court over money owed to HM Revenue and Customs.
Belarus moves to protect currency
19 Dec 2014 8:03:28
Belarus's central bank moves to protect its currency by imposing a new tax, as it feels the knock-on effects of the fall in the Russian rouble.
Zimbabwe issues coins for Christmas
19 Dec 2014 7:54:58
Special coins issued by Zimbabwe's central bank go into circulation in the run-up to Christmas, to help shoppers who usually get change in sweets.
Blackberry shares drop on earnings
19 Dec 2014 6:10:58
Shares in Blackberry drop nearly 6% as the troubled smartphone maker reports a larger-than-expected drop in revenue during the third quarter.
VIDEO: India's labour reforms anger unions
19 Dec 2014 4:52:01
Labour law reforms giving small firms more freedom to hire and fire have prompted protests among union members in India.
Companies face 'bloodbath' in Russia
19 Dec 2014 4:23:39
The chief executive of Renault Nissan says manufacturers in Russia are facing a "bloodbath" because of the plunge in the value of the rouble.
VIDEO: Shopping online from a country cottage
19 Dec 2014 4:07:56
For 2014, there is evidence to suggest more people than ever have shopped online, especially in rural areas where 9 out of 10 people shop online.
Apple 'deeply offended' by BBC story
19 Dec 2014 4:05:38
Apple has said it is "deeply offended" by a BBC investigation into conditions for workers involved in manufacturing its devices.
Nigeria in new bid to defend naira
19 Dec 2014 3:34:31
Nigeria's central bank brings in further measures to support its currency, the naira, which fell to record lows this week.
VIDEO: Arora: 'I took my culture with me'
19 Dec 2014 3:32:41
Speaking from his shop and studio in Paris, Indian fashion designer Manish Arora talks about his success.
VIDEO: Botswana's complex ecotourism trade
19 Dec 2014 3:27:26
While much of the profits made from wildlife tourism in Botswana go to foreign-owned tourist operators, the biggest concern for some locals are poachers.
London shares buoyed by Wall Street
19 Dec 2014 2:36:00
London's benchmark index remains higher in midday trading, building on Thursday's sharp rise.