'Act now' on tax credit renewal
24 Jul 2014 1:11:43
Hundreds of thousands of people have a week to renew their tax credits or face losing the payments, HM Revenue and Customs says.
Spanish unemployment below 25%
24 Jul 2014 1:07:32
The unemployment rate in Spain falls below 25% for the first time in two years, as the economy begins to grow.
Ex-Portuguese bank boss arrested
24 Jul 2014 0:41:59
Ricardo Salgado, the former boss of the troubled Portuguese bank Banco Espirito Santo (BES) is arrested in Lisbon.
European Central Bank website hacked
24 Jul 2014 9:34:08
The website of the European Central Bank has been hacked, with personal information stolen, but the bank says no market sensitive data was compromised.
VIDEO: 'Cheesegrater' construction complete
24 Jul 2014 9:23:33
Building work is completed on the tallest skyscraper in the City of London.
UK retail sales continue to grow
24 Jul 2014 9:20:38
The volume of goods sold in the UK's shops, stores and supermarkets continues to grow, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
LG Electronics sees big profit jump
24 Jul 2014 8:55:59
LG Electronics sees a big jump in second quarter profit, due to turnaround in its mobile phone division.
South Korea unveils $40bn stimulus
24 Jul 2014 8:13:04
South Korea unveils a $40bn stimulus package to help boost the economy after the latest figures show a slowdown in growth.
London Market Report
24 Jul 2014 8:09:35
Shares in Kingfisher and Easyjet fall after disappointing earnings updates.
Google to face Europe data watchdogs
24 Jul 2014 7:11:38
Google will meet data regulators from across the EU to discuss the implications of the controversial "right to be forgotten" ruling.
Watchdog launches full energy probe
24 Jul 2014 6:51:19
The Competition and Markets Authority launches a full investigation of the UK energy market.
Power cut compensation increased
24 Jul 2014 6:39:18
People whose power is cut off for long spells during bad weather will be eligible for much higher compensation payments.
US lifts ban on flights to Tel Aviv
24 Jul 2014 5:22:44
The US aviation regulator lifts its ban on US carriers flying to Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion airport, but warns the situation remains "very fluid".
Labour considers sport betting levy
24 Jul 2014 2:51:52
A betting levy to help fund community facilities and treat gambling addiction is among proposals considered by Labour in a "long-term innovative plan for sport".
China manufacturing growth speeds up
24 Jul 2014 2:34:56
China's manufacturing activity grows at its fastest pace in 18 months in July, an initial survey by HSBC shows, the latest sign that its economy may be stabilising.
VIDEO: Facebook profits surge on mobile ads
24 Jul 2014 1:28:06
Facebook has reported a 138% jump in net income in the second quarter on booming advertising revenue.
VIDEO: Wine fraudster to be sentenced in US
24 Jul 2014 1:24:26
Rudy Kurniawan, who manufactured phony vintage wine in his kitchen, will be sentenced for fraud on Thursday.
GM recalls 717,949 more vehicles
24 Jul 2014 1:18:38
General Motors is recalling an additional 717,949 vehicles due to a range of issues, including loose bolts and potentially incomplete welding on some seat hooks.
Websites frozen in pension campaign
23 Jul 2014 3:11:21
Eighteen websites have been suspended and arrests made during a campaign, being revamped on Thursday, against pensions cash "predators".
The rise of solo dining
23 Jul 2014 3:00:08
The restaurants that love solo diners
'Risk of debt peril' when rates rise
23 Jul 2014 3:00:03
A "relatively benign" rise in interest rates still has the potential to double the number of households facing debt problems, a think tank has said.
Digesting China's latest food scare
23 Jul 2014 1:44:04
Digesting China's latest food scandal
Facebook reports surge in profits
23 Jul 2014 0:44:03
Social networking firm, Facebook has reported that profits more than doubled in its second quarter on a jump in advertising revenue.
Ban on flights to Tel Aviv renewed
23 Jul 2014 8:51:46
The suspension of US and European airline flights to Israel's Ben Gurion airport after a nearby rocket attack has been extended for a second day.
IMF forecasts lower US growth
23 Jul 2014 8:39:02
The IMF is lowering its forecast for US economic growth to a "disappointing" 1.7%, the second downgrade this year.