Street UK short-term lender expands to London and Manchester
Today » 3:44:57
Street UK, which says it is the first ethical provider of online short-term loans in the UK, expands its operation to borrowers in London and Manchester.
Veteran retailer George Davies - noted for the likes of setting up clothing firm Next - says women should be in far more top fashion jobs.
Yahoo: Senators pile on pressure over hack attack
Yesterday » 7:52:38
US senators pile pressure on Yahoo, demanding that the internet giant provides more details about who knew what, and when, about a huge data breach.
For Sale: Metals you've never heard of
Today » 6:27:34
Rhenium, zirconium, thallium - obscure metals trader Anthony Lipmann shows off his wares, but who would want to buy them?
Bras, bums and beauty
Yesterday » 4:55:00
Adverts claiming to understand the experiences of modern women can be a risky strategy. Here are five very different campaigns that consumers either loved or hated.
Osborne: Rich richer because of monetary policy
Yesterday » 4:36:35
The rich have become richer because of the UK's policies of low interest rates and quantitative easing, says former Chancellor George Osborne.
Banker 'corrupted by boys' jollies perks'
Yesterday » 3:39:54
A banker who oversaw business loan losses of £245m provided loans to people he worked with for free travel and access to a credit card, it has been claimed.
Deutsche Bank shares fall further to fresh low
Yesterday » 2:27:58
Shares in troubled Deutsche Bank have fallen even further to a new low of €10.22.
Air France workers on trial in shirt-ripping case
Yesterday » 1:02:25
Fifteen Air France employees go on trial almost a year after two company executives had their shirts torn from their backs at a jobs meeting.
Workless figures show North-South divide getting starker
Yesterday » 0:52:18
Figures on the concentration of workless households in the UK suggest that the North-South divide may be getting even more stark.
Boohoo.com profit boosted by plus-size and petite ranges
Yesterday » 0:29:17
Online retailer Boohoo has seen its profit boosted by strong sales, particularly in its plus-size and petite ranges.
WTO cuts trade forecast by a third
Yesterday » 0:04:51
The World Trade Organization cuts its global trade forecast to 1.7% - which would make 2016 the slowest period of growth since 2009.
Yesterday » 9:58:30
What is third-party ownership and why is it banned in football?
Is anyone really drilling earphone jacks into their iPhone?
Yesterday » 9:34:59
A prank YouTube "instructional" video on how to drill a headphone jack into the iPhone 7 racks up 10 million views, and may have ruined a few phones.
Australia shelves backpacker tax plan
Yesterday » 9:08:16
The Australian government scraps a plan to impose a 32.5% tax on backpacker workers.
FTSE 100 and pound regain ground
Yesterday » 7:35:23
London's leading shares open higher, bouncing back from Monday's widespread sell-off.
US slaps sanctions on Chinese firm over North Korea ties
Yesterday » 0:55:57
The US puts sanctions on a Chinese company and four executives alleged to have helped North Korea's nuclear programme.
Anger in China over peer-to-peer lending losses
Yesterday » 0:39:02
Anger has been boiling over in China over the controversial practice known as peer-to-peer lending, with investors in one firm saying they have lost tens of millions.
Hyundai strike threatens car company's bottom line
Yesterday » 0:38:18
On Monday, nearly 50,000 unionised workers at Hyundai held their first nationwide strike in more than a decade, action that could hit the car company's bottom line.
BBC iPlayer login will be required from 2017
Yesterday » 0:33:21
All users of the BBC's iPlayer service will have to log in with personal accounts in order to use the service from early 2017.
First US shale gas arrives at Ineos plant in Scotland
Yesterday » 3:15:58
The first shipment of US shale gas is arriving in Scotland amid fierce debate about the future of fracking in the UK.
Women a 'distinct minority' among wealthiest in the UK
Yesterday » 3:05:25
There are very few women among the richest people in the UK and other OECD countries, according to a report published by the London School of Economics.
Customers 'bewildered and fearful' about use of their data
Yesterday » 3:05:15
Nine in 10 people have no idea what companies do with the personal information the firms hold about them, says the Chartered Institute of Marketing.
Holiday spending: Over-50s 'go cruising, while young tighten belts'
Yesterday » 3:05:04
People over the age of 50 are spending more and more on holidays - including cruises - while younger people are travelling less, a study for Saga says.
Sale of Kodi 'fully-loaded' streaming boxes faces legal test
Yesterday » 3:04:52
A legal case concerning the sale of video-streaming set-top boxes on which subscription content can be accessed for free begins on Tuesday.