VIDEO: Solar-powered plane set for global flight
20 Jan 2015 2:54:35
Solar-powered plane set for round-the-world flight
Ebola scientist warns business elite
20 Jan 2015 2:48:25
Leading Ebola scientist Professor Peter Piot warns the World Economic Forum that developed nations are "vulnerable" to epidemics and must invest more in research.
Unmasking China: Winning in the East
20 Jan 2015 1:57:48
How to succeed in the East
Netflix shares up on strong earnings
20 Jan 2015 1:40:41
Shares in internet TV streaming service Netflix jump over 12% in after-hours trading after the company reports better-than-expected fourth quarter earnings.
Bosses ‘less optimistic’ on economy
20 Jan 2015 0:13:57
Chief executives are less optimistic about the economy this year than last, a survey unveiled at the World Economic Forum by PwC suggests.
Europe's homeowners hit by Swiss franc move
20 Jan 2015 6:51:35
European homeowners hit by Swiss removal of currency cap
Oil firm to cut 300 North Sea jobs
20 Jan 2015 6:32:13
Oil company Talisman Sinopec announces plans for 300 job losses from its North Sea operations, from a workforce of about 3,000.
Dungeness B given 10-year reprieve
20 Jan 2015 4:52:13
Dungeness B power station is to stay open beyond its scheduled closing date of 2018, EDF Energy announces.
Birmingham FC 'theft' arrest made
20 Jan 2015 4:04:25
Hong Kong police arrest a man, then release him without charge, as part of an investigation into the potential theft of £2.5m from Birmingham City football club's owners.
Smith deal could spark tax contest
20 Jan 2015 3:31:37
Chancellor George Osborne tells MPs that new powers being handed to Scotland could result in a UK-wide competition over tax rates.
Morgan Stanley sees income rise
20 Jan 2015 3:01:25
US banking giant Morgan Stanley sees quarterly net income rise as legal fees relating to mortgage-backed securities ease.
China president 'given 62% pay rise'
20 Jan 2015 2:08:29
Chinese President Xi Jinping and six other top officials have been given a 62% pay rise, according to state-run media reports.
EU votes to lift Indian mango ban
20 Jan 2015 1:48:38
A ban on mangoes imported from India by the EU is to be lifted after a European Commission vote, but other foodstuffs remain banned.
German investor confidence rises
20 Jan 2015 1:33:25
German investor confidence rose for the third month in a row in January, hitting its highest level since February 2014, a survey suggests.
Scottish Power to cut gas prices
20 Jan 2015 1:19:53
Scottish Power becomes the third major gas supplier to announce a price cut, with the news it is to reduce prices by 4.8% from 20 February.
Savers getting raw deal, says FCA
20 Jan 2015 9:54:33
Millions of savers are getting a raw deal, particularly from the big High Street banks, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) concludes.
FTSE lifted by Chinese growth data
20 Jan 2015 9:43:14
A better-than-expected growth figure from China lifts UK stocks, but shares in Unilever fall after its sales growth disappoints.
VIDEO: BP to learn oil spill fine fate
20 Jan 2015 8:14:32
The third and final leg of the civil trial over the Gulf of Mexico oil spill gets under way on Tuesday and will determine how much BP must pay in penalties under the US Clean Water Act.
Unilever sales hit by slowing demand
20 Jan 2015 8:08:47
Consumer goods giant Unilever reports lower-than-expected full-year sales after demand for its products in emerging markets continues to slow.
Malaysia cuts 2015 growth forecast
20 Jan 2015 7:38:58
Malaysia cuts its 2015 growth forecast after a sharp fall in oil prices causes the government to revise down its budget.
Easdale increases stake in Rangers
20 Jan 2015 7:27:05
Sandy Easdale strengthens his personal shareholding in Rangers with the purchase of more than 1m ordinary shares.
Retail crime 'reaches 10-year high'
20 Jan 2015 3:54:44
Shoplifting, cyber-crime and fraud cost the retail industry £603m in the 2013-14 financial year, the British Retail Industry says.
Alpari UK 'has potential buyers'
20 Jan 2015 3:38:24
The administrators called in to run failed spread betting firm Alpari UK say they have received several inquiries from potential buyers.
Asian shares up on China growth data
20 Jan 2015 3:23:50
Asian shares traded higher on Tuesday after China's economic growth in 2014 came in above market expectations.
VIDEO: How will China handle slower growth?
20 Jan 2015 3:21:37
China's economic growth slows to its weakest in 24 years, expanding 7.4% in 2014 compared to 7.7% in 2013.