VIDEO: Tax disc confusion 'costs millions'
04 May 2015 7:50:53
The AA estimates motorists are losing out to the tune of almost £40m because of the way the new tax disc system works, although the DVLA disputes the figures.
Asia's markets in positive territory
04 May 2015 6:46:58
Markets in Asia were mostly up on Monday, following stocks in the US, which ended the week higher after recovering losses.
VIDEO: China and Taiwan in trade talks
04 May 2015 6:17:31
China's President Xi Jinping meets the head of Taiwan's ruling party later on Monday in the highest level talks between the two sides since 2009.
Westpac results miss expectations
04 May 2015 1:21:23
One of Australia's biggest lenders, Westpac, missed expectations and posted a cash profit of 3.78bn Australian dollars ($2.98bn; £1.96bn) for the six months to March.
The female Kenyan brewery owner
03 May 2015 3:30:57
The female Kenyan brewer taking on a global drinks giant
Is the US love affair with McDonald's waning?
03 May 2015 3:02:01
Why some in the US are losing their love of McDonald's
German train drivers set for strike
03 May 2015 2:28:34
Drivers for Germany's Deutsche Bahn plan a week-long strike to start on Monday, their eighth walkout in 10 months of wage negotiations.
Pac Man and the Philippines economy
03 May 2015 9:00:31
Manny Pacquiao's fists of economic fury
VIDEO: Drone detector to safeguard planes
03 May 2015 9:23:12
New radar technology will enable drones to be detected more easily
Silicon Valley's Dave Goldberg dies
02 May 2015 8:44:47
Silicon Valley entrepreneur Dave Goldberg, husband of Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, dies aged 47, his family says.
Funding fight against drug resistance
02 May 2015 8:24:17
The cost of battling drug resistant diseases
Why we change the brands we buy
01 May 2015 1:03:10
Interactive video on why we change what we buy
US markets rise but LinkedIn hit
01 May 2015 0:51:53
Wall Street ends the week higher as stocks rebound from Thursday's falls, but LinkedIn shares sink 18% after disappointing first-quarter results.
VIDEO: Could this battery end energy bills?
01 May 2015 8:11:55
Telsa Motors, the US company which makes electric cars, has unveiled a new battery it says can power homes using solar panels.
VIDEO: Asia battle for US bullet train deal
01 May 2015 5:55:04
Two titans of Asian business and technology battle for the contract to build America's first bullet train.
Africa telecoms firm plans expansion
01 May 2015 5:34:09
One of the leading operators of masts for mobile phones in Africa, Eaton Towers, has put together $350m for new acquisitions, alongside a major deal in Egypt.
Evans Cycles changes hands for £100m
01 May 2015 5:30:55
Evans Cycles has been sold in a deal thought to value the retailer at about £100m.
VIDEO: Indian films: Hollywood or Bollywood
01 May 2015 4:22:36
Does Hollywood pose a threat to Bollywood?
Does Seychelles live up to its idyllic image?
01 May 2015 3:42:08
After seeing the carnival and a rum distillery, the BBC's Lerato Mbele asks if Seychelles really is all it's cracked up to be.
VIDEO: Seychelles rum: An export success
01 May 2015 3:19:50
The story of Takamaka Bay rum, a dark rum distilled, manufactured and exported by two brothers in the Seychelles.
VIDEO: Boost for Seychelles tuna industry
01 May 2015 3:11:49
Looking to diversify and develop its so-called "blue economy", the Seychelles is investing in its tuna-fishing sector.
Shake-up in Saudi state oil firm
01 May 2015 2:44:37
Aramco, the Saudi state oil company, is to be separated from the oil ministry as part of a wider restructuring.
Consumer borrowing in big surge
01 May 2015 1:43:48
Consumer borrowing surged by £1.2bn between February and March, the largest rise since the financial crisis, according to figures from the Bank of England.
VIDEO: Seychelles: 'We have diversified'
01 May 2015 1:13:13
How did the Seychelles manage to meet their millennium development goals? The BBC's Lerato Mbele speaks to President James Michel.
Italy opens 'feed the planet' Expo
01 May 2015 0:50:29
A major global commercial fair - Milan Expo 2015 - opens in northern Italy with feeding the planet as its theme.