Water stress 'may curtail fracking'
Today » 6:36:37
Water shortages could hinder fracking for shale oil and gas in many parts of the world, the World Resources Institute says.
Boris Island airport plan rejected
Today » 6:32:51
A plan for an island airport in the Thames Estuary, dubbed "Boris Island", is rejected by the commission looking into the UK's airport needs.
Japan wage growth surges in July
Today » 3:14:02
Japanese wages unexpectedly log their strongest increase since 1997, which may provide a boost to consumer confidence and spending.
British activist in Thailand trial
Yesterday » 2:10:53
A British activist who campaigns for better labour conditions is set to go on trial in Thailand charged with criminal defamation.
Brown issues warning over UK debt
Yesterday » 0:20:52
Gordon Brown says an independent Scotland would become "an international outcast" if it refused to accept a share of UK debt.
VIDEO: Card fraud in Asia 'costs $400m'
Yesterday » 3:54:07
Card fraud in Asia costs banks $400m a year and is rising by up to 25% a year, according to software analytics firm Fico.
Vacuum cleaner debate hots up
Yesterday » 3:33:49
How to beat new EU rules on vacuum cleaners.
Payday loan hardship cases 'up 42%'
Yesterday » 3:30:46
The number of people struggling with payday loans has risen by 42% in the past year, according to the debt charity StepChange.
Windows XP: Your upgrade experiences
Yesterday » 3:19:16
Readers share their experiences of replacing their operating system
The students behind Nigeria's online jobs giant
Yesterday » 3:11:03
The student entrepreneurs behind Nigeria's online jobs giant
Saving America’s honeybees
Yesterday » 3:06:13
Can America's honeybees be saved?
VIDEO: The most future-proof profession?
Today » 3:01:16
BBC News talks to Ian Lowe, a blacksmith who teaches other people an ancient art he believes to be future-proof.
VIDEO: From slow summer to massive start-up
Yesterday » 2:59:14
How three students took advantage of a strike by lecturers to create a massive online job site in Nigeria.
Obama renews minimum wage push
Yesterday » 1:28:14
President Barack Obama says he will continue to press Congress to raise the federal minimum wage in line with recent economic improvements.
Boris Island airport plan 'rejected'
Yesterday » 6:54:29
An adviser to London mayor Boris Johnson says he "strongly suspects" the plan for an island airport in the Thames Estuary, dubbed "Boris Island", would be rejected.
Premier League clubs' spending spree
Yesterday » 3:52:26
Premier League clubs have been on a player buying spree, with spending at £750m, as the end of the transfer window approaches.
Russia and China launch gas pipeline
Yesterday » 2:13:50
Russia and China begin the construction of a new gas pipeline linking the countries, with a ceremony in the Siberian city of Yakutsk.
Consumer borrowing jumps in July
Yesterday » 1:16:18
The amount of new money being borrowed by consumers soared to more than £1bn in July, according to the Bank of England.
VIDEO: Lewis takes over as boss of Tesco
Yesterday » 0:48:16
Dave Lewis is taking over as chief executive of Tesco a month earlier than planned. Retail analyst Steve Dresser considers what he needs to do for the company.
Woodford sells HSBC over fine fears
Yesterday » 0:25:34
One of the UK's most high-profile fund managers, Neil Woodford, says he has decided to sell his holding in HSBC because he is worried about "fine inflation".
VIDEO: India and Japan PMs meet in Tokyo
Yesterday » 9:56:42
India's new prime minister, Narendra Modi, meets Japan's Shinzo Abe in Tokyo on his first major foreign visit since taking office.
Euro manufacturing at 13-month low
Yesterday » 8:27:10
Manufacturing growth in the eurozone slowed to a 13-month low in August, according to a closely-watched survey.
London Market Report
Yesterday » 8:22:25
Shares in Tesco fall further following news that a major shareholder in the supermarket has cut its stake.
UK manufacturing growth 'slows'
Yesterday » 7:50:39
UK manufacturing body the EEF trims its growth forecast for the sector after its members report a slowdown in both orders and output.
Heineken sells Mexico packaging unit
Yesterday » 7:17:55
Heineken sells its Mexican packaging business to US firm Crown Holdings in a deal worth $1.23bn (£740m).