Asian shares up following US stocks
Yesterday » 2:10:50
Asian shares move up on Friday, taking their lead from the US where markets closed higher after strong company results boosted investor sentiment.
UK told to pay £1.7bn extra to EU
Yesterday » 0:24:00
The UK has been told it must pay an extra £1.7bn (2.1bn euros) towards the European Union's budget because of the country's relative economic health.
VIDEO: 'Do you think I lack imagination?'
Yesterday » 3:41:09
Russell Brand speaks to Newsnight about his "alternative to corporate hegemony".
Job centres to get digital makeover
Yesterday » 3:12:33
Computer workstations, electronic signature pads and free wi-fi are rolling out across UK job centres.
Silicon Valley's billion dollar failures
Yesterday » 3:04:53
Silicon valley's billion dollar start-up failures
Call to scrap term-time holiday ban
Yesterday » 3:03:31
Council leaders call for a more "common-sense approach" to term-time holidays.
Microsoft profits fall on Nokia deal
Yesterday » 0:41:59
Microsoft reports a fall in profits as a result of the cost of job cuts and its purchase of Nokia's smartphone business earlier this year but rising revenue cheers investors.
Amazon reports increased losses
Yesterday » 0:40:43
Amazon shares plunge over 10% after the company reports a third-quarter loss of $437m (£273m), bigger than many analysts expected.
China's billionaires' club
Yesterday » 9:00:09
A peek inside the richest club in China
Brazilian firms up bid for Chiquita
Yesterday » 7:29:59
Brazil's Cutrale and Safra groups up their bid for banana giant Chiquita after their initial offer was rejected earlier this month.
Caterham could miss United States GP
Yesterday » 6:52:07
Bosses of the Caterham F1 admit they will struggle to race in the USA next weekend if they cannot resolve a dispute with administrators.
'Anti-Facebook' investors dig deep
Yesterday » 3:00:08
A social network promising never to sell user data or incorporate advertising secures multi-million dollar backing.
Lorry tax take bigger than expected
Yesterday » 2:51:27
A new tax on foreign heavy goods lorries coming to the UK could rake in twice as much as the government expected, new figures suggest.
VIDEO: Future-gazing at TechCrunch London
Yesterday » 2:41:54
As the annual TechCrunch event for tech start ups comes to London for the first time, David Grossman goes to investigate.
Japan court backs pregnant woman
Yesterday » 1:59:21
Japan's Supreme Court backs a woman who unsuccessfully sued her employer following a demotion due to her pregnancy.
Nokia back in profit as sales rise
Yesterday » 1:25:36
Nokia's fortunes since selling its mobile handset unit to Microsoft appear to be improving with the Finland business returning to profit.
Pension plan for regular job movers
Yesterday » 0:34:38
Thousands of people who move jobs regularly will no longer be pushed into cashing in or moving their workplace pension, under government plans.
UK car production hits six-year high
Yesterday » 0:18:52
UK car manufacturing in the first nine months of the year hit a six-year high, despite a dip in production last month.
Foxtons shares fall on house warning
Yesterday » 0:16:48
Shares in Foxtons plunge 15% after the estate agent warns that the London's property market is cooling.
World Cup ticket sales near 1m
Yesterday » 9:49:04
A total of 950,000 tickets were sold for the 2015 Rugby World Cup during September, organisers say.
New North Sea oil field discovered
Yesterday » 9:47:04
Oil firms BP and GDF Suez announce they have discovered a new field in the UK Central North Sea.
Housing market in UK 'is cooling'
Yesterday » 9:06:32
Mortgage activity dropped in September compared with a year ago signalling a UK housing market that is "continuing to cool", banks have said.
UK retail sales fall in September
23 Oct 2014 8:43:10
UK retail sales fall 0.3% September, adding to signs that the economic recovery may be losing steam.
Air chiefs quit over Total boss death
23 Oct 2014 8:14:23
The chief executive of Russia's Vnukovo airport and his deputy resign after a plane crash this week that killed the head of France's Total, Christophe de Margerie.
Tesco's woes drag down FTSE 100
23 Oct 2014 7:32:41
London's benchmark FTSE 100 index falls 1% in the opening minutes of Thursday's trading, dragged down by a big fall in Tesco's share price.