Bob Marley cannabis brand launched
Yesterday » 3:36:29
The family of the late Jamaican reggae artist Bob Marley launch what they describe as the world's first global cannabis brand.
Shell wins big tax battle in India
Yesterday » 3:26:28
Oil giant Royal Dutch Shell wins a long-running court battle against Indian authorities over a tax dispute involving billions of dollars.
Netflix in Australia by next March
Yesterday » 2:10:25
US company Netflix announces plans to extend its TV and movie streaming service to Australia and New Zealand in March 2015.
Nikkei up after early election call
Yesterday » 2:02:10
It was a mixed start for Asian shares following news of a snap election in Japan and the delay of a proposed sales tax increase.
VIDEO: Malaysia's retirement saving crisis
Yesterday » 0:52:30
The BBC's Jennifer Pak speaks to one Malaysian family about why it is so hard to save.
Keystone bill fails to pass Senate
Yesterday » 0:03:59
The US Senate narrowly fails to pass a bill approving the controversial Canada-to-US Keystone XL oil pipeline.
US regulators extend airbag recall
Yesterday » 3:33:58
US safety authorities demand that a recall of Takata airbags which can explode with dangerous force be expanded to the whole country.
US shares close at record levels
18 Nov 2014 1:37:15
The Dow and S&P 500 close at record levels on deals in the healthcare sector and optimism over the economy.
Government defeated in pubs vote
Yesterday » 1:01:27
The government is defeated in a Commons vote on the control that parent companies can exercise over pubs.
Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi fined $315m
18 Nov 2014 0:58:55
Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi is fined $315m for watering down a report about its transactions with sanctioned countries.
Afghan businesses hope for change
Yesterday » 0:17:16
Afghan business hopes a new government will bring change
VIDEO: What's wrong with Japan's economy?
18 Nov 2014 9:33:23
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe calls elections only two years after taking office due to the country's failing economy.
Couple's hotel 'fine' for bad review
18 Nov 2014 9:25:52
A couple are "fined" £100 for writing a bad review of a Blackpool hotel on Trip Advisor.
Bombardier wins £145m Gatwick deal
18 Nov 2014 6:40:06
An order to build more 100 trains for the Gatwick Express line will safeguard jobs at Bombardier's Derby plant, a company spokesman says.
Post Office facing strike action
18 Nov 2014 5:52:06
Post Office staff who work in the company's supply chain back strike action in a row over pay, with the union warning a pre-Christmas strike is "inevitable".
Pay rise and bonus for bank workers
18 Nov 2014 5:48:24
Bank of Ireland staff, including those in Northern Ireland, are to receive an above inflation pay rise and a bonus equivalent to 5% of their salary.
Rugby World Cup 'to bring £1bn' to UK
18 Nov 2014 4:21:34
Next year's Rugby World Cup will add £982m of value to the UK economy, says a report commissioned by the tournament's organising committee.
Japan PM Abe calls snap election
18 Nov 2014 3:38:46
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe calls an early election as he seeks public support for reforms to tackle the struggling economy.
Many still due Wonga compensation
18 Nov 2014 3:13:53
Thousands of people entitled to compensation from payday lender Wonga are yet to be paid by the company, MPs have heard.
Manchester United sees revenues fall
18 Nov 2014 3:01:45
Manchester United sees its revenue fall by 9.9% to £88.7m for the three months to the end of September.
Uber steps into row with journalists
18 Nov 2014 2:52:07
Off-the-cuff remarks about digging dirt on journalists who write negative things about Uber have not gone down well with the press.
Nokia surprises with Android tablet
18 Nov 2014 2:16:48
Nokia reveals an Android-powered tablet that will go on sale in China and elsewhere in early 2015, pitting it against Microsoft.
Grocers 'report rare fall in sales'
18 Nov 2014 0:28:49
The value of UK grocery sales has fallen for the first time in two decades, according to research firm Kantar Worldpanel.
Prudential boost helps FTSE 100
18 Nov 2014 0:02:34
The FTSE 100 rises in early trade, with shares in insurer Prudential one of the top climbers after its latest trading statement.
UK inflation rate rises to 1.3%
18 Nov 2014 9:51:35
UK inflation rose to an annual rate of 1.3% in October, up from 1.2% in the previous month, official figures show.