VIDEO: Post Office rebuked over cash probes
20 Apr 2015 8:04:35
The Post Office has been criticised in an independent report which examined complaints from sub-postmasters who said the had been unfairly sacked or prosecuted over cash shortfalls at their branches.
Greece asks public agencies for cash
20 Apr 2015 6:55:54
The Greek government asks public sector bodies to hand over any reserve cash to help it meet a payment due to the International Monetary Fund.
Cirque du Soleil sold to investors
20 Apr 2015 6:08:52
Canadian circus firm Cirque du Soleil sells a majority stake to US and Chinese private investors, valuing the firm at $1.5bn.
Asean economic growth 'to outdo EU'
20 Apr 2015 5:06:46
The 10-member Association of South East Asian Nations (Asean) will surpass the EU in growth once its economies have been integrated, the World Economic Forum in Jakarta is told.
Birds Eye owner bought by US firm
20 Apr 2015 4:18:43
The company behind the Birds Eye and Findus brands, Iglo Group, is being sold for €2.6bn (£1.9bn) to US investment vehicle Nomad Holdings.
Wall Street higher on company news
20 Apr 2015 3:57:26
US shares opened higher on Monday after strong results from leading companies cheered investors.
Google search changes favour mobile
20 Apr 2015 2:20:22
Google is updating its search tools to favour websites that work well on mobile devices above those that fail its criteria
Venezuela 'receives $5bn from China'
20 Apr 2015 2:18:28
Venezuela has received $5bn (£3.4bn) in Chinese funding for "development", Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro says.
Mortgage rates 'getting cheaper'
20 Apr 2015 0:30:59
Competition among mortgage lenders has intensified, brokers say, with a greater willingness to lend to those without huge savings.
London shares open with modest gains
20 Apr 2015 7:28:04
London's leading shares open with small gains on Monday, to stand above 7,000 again.
Chinese stocks fall despite rate cut
20 Apr 2015 6:51:44
Chinese stocks are falling after the government steps up stimulus measures and cuts interest rates for the second time this year.
Post Office 'failure' over shortfalls
20 Apr 2015 4:47:57
The Post Office failed to discover the cause of large cash shortfalls at sub-post offices before starting civil and criminal proceedings against sub-postmasters, a report finds.
Xi to unveil $46bn Pakistan plan
20 Apr 2015 4:26:00
China's President Xi Jinping is due to arrive in Pakistan, where he is expected to announce a $46bn (£30.7bn) investment plan.
VIDEO: Indonesia in the economic spotlight
20 Apr 2015 2:04:01
Indonesia is hosting the World Economic Forum this week and hopes the event will help to attract increased foreign investment.
What in the world does China own?
20 Apr 2015 1:04:53
What in the world does China own?
Item Club predicts UK growth of 2.8%
19 Apr 2015 3:02:31
Low inflation and stronger eurozone growth should help the UK economy expand 2.8% this year despite political uncertainty, says an EY Item Club report.
VIDEO: Is Bulgaria Europe's Silicon Valley?
19 Apr 2015 3:01:23
In a series looking at the challenges facing Europe, BBC News meets a Bulgarian IT entrepreneur.
Why money still drives Gene Simmons
19 Apr 2015 2:55:15
Rock star Gene Simmons says he will never be too rich
VIDEO: Leather trade hit by India's cattle ban
19 Apr 2015 2:41:30
Maharashtra becomes the latest state to ban the slaughter of cows - a move that has hit India's leather industry hard.
China cuts bank reserve requirements
19 Apr 2015 0:54:04
China's Central Bank is to cut its bank reserve requirement ratio by one percentage point, as it aims to stimulate a cooling economy.
Saudi industrial in profits fall
19 Apr 2015 9:09:23
Saudi Arabian manufacturing and chemicals giant Sabic posts a 39% drop in net profits in the first quarter of the year.
Tories plan Lloyds shares public sale
19 Apr 2015 8:37:05
Up to £4bn worth of Lloyds Bank shares would be offered to the general public if the Conservatives win the election, David Cameron is to announce.
Finland votes amid economic slump
19 Apr 2015 6:09:04
Finnish voters go to the polls amid hopes that a new government will pull the country out of its three-year economic slump.
White goods dominate e-waste items
19 Apr 2015 2:35:55
Old kitchen, bathroom and laundry equipment made up 60% of the 41.8 million tonnes of electronic waste thrown away in 2014, suggests a report.
VIDEO: Against austerity in Ireland
18 Apr 2015 3:33:20
An Irish teacher turned to political activism after austerity measures were introduced in Ireland.