VIDEO: Why Facebook is cashing in on video
30 Jul 2015 0:13:27
Facebook highlights the increasing importance of video, saying that usage continues to grow.
VIDEO: Centrica job cuts 'not taken lightly'
30 Jul 2015 8:58:14
Centrica chief executive Iain Conn says the cutting of 6,000 jobs at the company is ''a very difficult thing to do'' but the business has got to be ''as efficient as possible''.
MH370: Caution urged on debris find
30 Jul 2015 8:35:32
Malaysia says it would be "premature" to speculate whether debris found on the Indian Ocean island of Reunion comes from the missing flight MH370.
Company results lift FTSE 100
30 Jul 2015 8:21:45
The FTSE 100 rises as investors digest a raft of results from some of the UK's biggest companies.
Mazda's profits fall, but sales rise
30 Jul 2015 7:51:26
Japanese car maker Mazda reports a drop in operating profit, but sees strong growth in sales.
Tunisia and Greece hit Thomas Cook
30 Jul 2015 7:26:54
Travel firm Thomas Cook says its profits will be hit by the impact of last month's attack on a tourist beach on Tunisia and worries over events in Greece.
Sony's net profit more than triples
30 Jul 2015 7:23:46
Japanese tech giant Sony sees its net profit more than triple in the April-to-June quarter, helped by strong sales of its PlayStation 4 games.
Royal Dutch Shell to cut 6,500 jobs
30 Jul 2015 6:50:07
Oil giant Royal Dutch Shell says it is to shed 6,500 jobs as part of cost cutting plans.
British Gas owner cuts 6,000 jobs
30 Jul 2015 6:46:04
Centrica, the owner of British Gas, says it is cutting 6,000 jobs, as it reports a doubling of profits at the British Gas business.
RBS reports 27% quarterly profit rise
30 Jul 2015 6:29:05
Royal Bank of Scotland reports a 27% increase in second-quarter profit after booking more mortgage business.
Problems with a huge survey
30 Jul 2015 2:01:30
It's not just the tiny surveys with questionable methodology that cause problems.
VIDEO: What's in the price of a sandwich?
30 Jul 2015 1:35:16
The BBC's Pamela Koh looks at a new way of measuring how expensive a city is - the club sandwich index.
VIDEO: When will US interest rates rise?
30 Jul 2015 1:33:01
The US central bank, the Federal Reserve, kept rates on hold at its latest meeting. When might they rise?
Samsung sees profit drop by 8%
30 Jul 2015 0:41:02
Electronics giant Samsung sees its net profit drop by 8% for the second quarter of the year.
Rio's favelas get Olympics B&B fever
29 Jul 2015 3:18:45
Rio's favelas to accommodate visitors to 2016 Olympics
Why do off-shore tax havens still exist?
29 Jul 2015 3:17:23
Why 'sunny places for shady people' continue to thrive
VIDEO: 'My greenhouse made of sash windows'
29 Jul 2015 3:04:26
Architect student Rachael Taylor tells the story of her community greenhouse, made out of recovered sash windows.
Facebook hails 'strong quarter'
29 Jul 2015 0:35:23
Facebook hails "strong quarter" as the company reports its monthly users grew 13% to 1.49 billion.
US Fed moves closer to rate hike
29 Jul 2015 8:36:44
The US central bank , the Federal Reserve, keeps its key interest rate on hold but indicates it is more positive on the US economy.
Twitter's honesty hits shares
29 Jul 2015 5:53:10
Twitter's shares plunge more than 13% in early trading after the firm warns it will take time to attract new users.
GlaxoSmithKline sees big profits fall
29 Jul 2015 5:09:33
Pharmaceuticals giant GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) sees a big fall in second-quarter earnings amid continued pressure from generic drugmakers.
Personal insolvency at 10-year low
29 Jul 2015 0:57:38
The number of people being declared insolvent falls to its lowest level for nearly a decade, figures from the Insolvency Service show.
Uber sued over workers' rights
29 Jul 2015 0:25:53
Uber is facing legal action in the UK on behalf of UK drivers who claim the taxi-booking firm does not provide them with basic workers' rights.
VW warns of 'challenges' ahead
29 Jul 2015 0:14:00
German carmaker Volkswagen reports a rise in quarterly results but warns of a number of 'challenges' ahead.
SSE buys gas field stake for £565m
29 Jul 2015 0:13:50
Energy firm SSE announces it is buying a minority stake in French oil and gas giant Total's West of Shetland operations for £565m.