24 Aug 2016 4:02:03
Jeremy Corbyn has brought the issue of overcrowded trains into the spotlight again, but why are our trains so busy and just how bad is the problem?
Norway traders win an hour in data fight
24 Aug 2016 2:51:05
Traders in Norway have won an hour's reprieve in the battle over the new timing of the country's economic data releases.
Nigeria banks banned from foreign currency deals
24 Aug 2016 2:21:17
Nine Nigerian banks are suspended from foreign currency trading for not paying a total of $2bn owed to the government, a central bank source tells the BBC.
South Africa rand falls on Pravin Gordhan arrest rumour
24 Aug 2016 0:48:59
South Africa's rand falls against the dollar as rumours persist that Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan could be arrested imminently.
Lloyds boss regrets 'adverse publicity' after reports of affair
24 Aug 2016 0:02:59
The boss of Lloyds regrets the "adverse publicity and damage" caused by recent media coverage of his personal life.
Why did Sir Richard Branson take on Jeremy Corbyn?
24 Aug 2016 0:01:53
Why did Sir Richard Branson plunge into a row with Jeremy Corbyn - and why nearly a week after the incident?
Los Angeles Lakers sign Chinese Olympian Yi Jianlian
24 Aug 2016 9:44:37
The Los Angeles Lakers have signed Chinese Olympian and power forward Yi Jianlian following his performance in Rio.
Shoppers' credit card use unaffected by Brexit, say banks
24 Aug 2016 8:48:24
The UK is a nation of shoppers unfazed by the EU referendum result when spending on plastic, say a trade body representing the major banks.
FTSE 100 slides as mining stocks fall
24 Aug 2016 8:33:52
The FTSE 100 index slips as mining stocks fall following Glencore's latest results, while South African-focused stocks are hit by the weak rand.
Advertising firm WPP 'grinding out' growth
24 Aug 2016 8:05:13
Sir Martin Sorrell, the boss of WPP, the world's largest advertising group, says the company is "grinding out" growth, with companies cautious amid slower global growth.
Glencore steps up debt reduction plan
24 Aug 2016 7:49:46
Mining company Glencore reports a fall in half-year profits but says it is aiming to cut its debt pile at a faster rate this year.
Massive data leak hits French submarine company
24 Aug 2016 5:10:00
Leaked documents from French shipbuilder DCNS reveal crucial details about submarines that the company is building for India, Malaysia, Chile and Brazil.
Qantas airline soars to record profit after restructuring
24 Aug 2016 0:55:33
Australia's national carrier Qantas posts a record annual profit of A$1.42 ($1.1bn, £820m), nearly doubling last year's result.
'It's about freedom': Ban boosts burkini sales 'by 200%'
24 Aug 2016 0:43:30
The Australian woman credited with creating the burkini says bans on the full-bodied Islamic swimsuit in France have boosted sales.
'My job is to inspire people to tidy up'
24 Aug 2016 0:02:30
Giving up your high-flying job as a lawyer in Shanghai to become a professional home organiser may be an unusual choice for many, but that's exactly what Han Yien did.
Data to show health of Scottish economy
23 Aug 2016 3:21:15
The Scottish government is to publish its latest calculation of taxation and spending in Scotland, as a guide to the health of Scotland's public services.
In the rough
23 Aug 2016 3:03:08
The sporting goods giants of Nike and Adidas are both looking to sell their golf club businesses. The BBC looks at what some of the reasons may be.
Tesla's Elon Musk says new car battery is a milestone
23 Aug 2016 1:10:44
Tesla Motors unveils a new battery pack for its electric cars that boss Elon Musk says is a profound milestone.
Virgin challenges Jeremy Corbyn train footage
23 Aug 2016 9:57:36
Virgin Trains questions footage showing Jeremy Corbyn sitting on the floor of a "ram-packed" service, saying he had walked past available seats.
Poor security 'aided' Ashley Madison hack
23 Aug 2016 7:39:32
The Ashley Madison dating site had "inadequate" security systems and used fake icons to make people think it was safe, reveals a report.
US new home sales rise at fastest pace since 2007
23 Aug 2016 6:57:28
US new home sales jumped in July to the fastest pace in nearly nine years, according to official figures.
Melissa McCarthy overtakes Scarlett Johansson on Forbes rich list
23 Aug 2016 6:21:37
Melissa McCarthy overtakes Scarlett Johansson in Forbes' annual rich list, while Jennifer Lawrence remains the world's highest-paid actress.
More than 1.5 million families are in extreme debt, according to a TUC/Unison report
23 Aug 2016 4:17:17
Around 1.6 million families are living with extreme debt problems, according to a report from the TUC.
Enforced paternity leave...
23 Aug 2016 2:20:10
What are some of the steps that could be taken to narrow the pay gap between men and women?
Ex-BHS boss Dominic Chappell loses licence over speeding
23 Aug 2016 0:59:49
Former BHS boss and racing driver Dominic Chappell, who bought the retail chain for £1, is banned from driving for six months after admitting speeding.