VIDEO: End of cost of living squeeze?
16 Apr 2014 3:05:13
Wage increases have finally risen above the rate of inflation, after four years of falling living standards.
Legal costs hit Bank of America
16 Apr 2014 2:44:21
Bank of America reports a $276m first-quarter loss, after taking into account a $6bn charge for mortgage-related legal matters.
AUDIO: Walsh: BA will run planes on rubbish
16 Apr 2014 1:03:49
British Airways have announced plans to run some of its jet planes on rubbish.
Remittance fees 'hurt Africans'
16 Apr 2014 1:02:01
Communities in sub-Saharan Africa are being "hurt" by high fees charged by money transfer operators, charity Comic Relief says.
Former Co-op boss faces drug charges
16 Apr 2014 0:37:15
Paul Flowers, the former chairman of the Co-operative Bank and ex-Methodist Church minister, is charged with three counts of drug possession.
Growth in Scottish economy slows
16 Apr 2014 9:09:04
The Scottish economy grew by 0.2% in the final three months of 2013, compared with growth of 0.7% in the UK as a whole.
VIDEO: China's hard-hit steel industry
16 Apr 2014 9:06:29
China's economy grew 7.4% in the first three months of the year - slightly better than expected, but below the government's target.
Man City players 'best paid in sport'
16 Apr 2014 8:57:59
Premier League players at Manchester City are the best paid in global sport, according to a recently published report.
Average wages overtake inflation
16 Apr 2014 8:52:54
After nearly six years of falling living standards, weekly earnings have finally edged above inflation, according to the Office for National Statistics.
Starbucks to move European HQ to UK
16 Apr 2014 8:52:13
Starbucks is to move its European head office to London by the end of the year, meaning it will pay more tax in the UK, the company says.
Hearts' banker agrees shares sale
16 Apr 2014 8:49:09
Ukio Bankas creditors approve the sale of its shares in Hearts, who can now begin their move out of administration.
UK unemployment rate at 6.9%
16 Apr 2014 8:46:04
The number of people out of work in the UK has fallen by 77,000 to a five year low of 2.24 million in the three months to February, official figures show.
How GDP became the figure to watch
16 Apr 2014 8:14:47
How GDP became such an important measurement
Credit Suisse rebuffs forex probe
16 Apr 2014 7:51:32
Swiss bank Credit Suisse has found nothing "materially untoward" in how it trades foreign currencies, finance officer David Mathers has said.
VIDEO: Will Jelly repeat Twitter's success?
16 Apr 2014 7:26:53
Biz Stone discusses his new social app Jelly which he hopes will encourage people to help each other out.
Tesco announces 6% fall in profit
16 Apr 2014 6:40:48
UK supermarket giant Tesco announces a 6% fall in annual group trading profit to £3.3bn, the second year that profits have fallen.
China's 7.4% growth beats forecast
16 Apr 2014 2:36:11
China's economy expanded by 7.4% in the first quarter of the year, better than expected but down from 7.7% at the end of 2013.
'China must allow currency to rise'
16 Apr 2014 1:28:43
The US tells China its currency must be allowed to rise if its own and the rest of the world's economy are to see stable growth.
VIDEO: China's reform could slow growth
16 Apr 2014 0:07:28
China's economic reform agenda could slow growth on the mainland, first quarter economic figures will be closely watched.
VIDEO: How steel highlights China weakness
16 Apr 2014 0:06:25
Oversupply and concerns about pollution are causing unprofitable steel plants to close - and that is putting a crimp into employment in China.
VIDEO: Singapore Airlines multi-path plan
16 Apr 2014 0:06:14
Singapore Airlines is planning a multi-path route to growth - adding partnership arrangements and sponsorship deals to boost its prospects.
How 3D is changing the shape of lessons
15 Apr 2014 3:02:16
How 3D printing is changing the shape of lessons
'Shocking' rise in use of food banks
15 Apr 2014 3:00:21
Hundreds of thousands more people are turning to food banks to stop themselves from going hungry, says charity the Trussell Trust.
Sweet or sour? Duping our taste buds
15 Apr 2014 3:00:11
Would this dessert taste different on a black plate?
Yahoo shares jump despite profit fall
15 Apr 2014 0:59:12
Shares in the struggling internet search giant Yahoo surge 9%, despite first-quarter profits falling 20%.