Roaming offer extended by 3 to US
04 Dec 2013 0:35:03
Customers of mobile operator 3 are now able to use their UK allowance of data, texts and calls in the US and 10 other countries.
VIDEO: Western shops' plans for India
04 Dec 2013 0:25:25
Western retailers are hoping to follow H&M and Ikea into the Indian market, reports Shilpa Kannan.
VIDEO: OPEC losing control of oil prices
04 Dec 2013 0:05:43
OPEC countries are losing their grip on oil prices, as Nigel Cassidy reports.
Where does our power come from?
04 Dec 2013 9:24:54
Where does all our energy come from?
Hopes dim for WTO global trade deal
04 Dec 2013 8:18:30
Hopes of sealing a global trade deal fade at a World Trade Organization summit in Indonesia after India refuses to budge on food subsidies.
Big changes for renewable subsidies
04 Dec 2013 7:52:16
The government is to make major changes to the way it subsidises renewable energy with more emphasis on offshore wind power, the BBC has learned.
Tesco sales decline in third quarter
04 Dec 2013 7:46:14
The UK's largest supermarket chain, Tesco, reports a drop in underlying UK sales in its third quarter.
Osborne to cap business rate rises
04 Dec 2013 5:09:13
The chancellor will bid to boost companies and High Streets by capping increases in business rates in Thursday's Autumn Statement, the BBC learns.
Australia growth misses forecasts
04 Dec 2013 5:04:18
Australia reports weaker-than-expected growth for the July-to-September quarter partly due to slower domestic demand.
Huawei South Korea deal worries US
04 Dec 2013 2:53:54
A reported deal between Chinese firm Huawei and South Korea, which could see it help develop the country's broadband network, prompts US concerns.
Food poverty 'a health emergency'
04 Dec 2013 2:26:44
Food poverty in the UK has now become such a big problem that it should be seen as a "public health emergency", a group of health experts says.
Charity Commission comes under fire
04 Dec 2013 1:01:32
The Charity Commission's competence is questioned following the publication of a highly critical report by a spending watchdog.
Football club asks crowd for funds
04 Dec 2013 0:33:50
East Fife Football Club becomes the first club in Scotland to turn to crowdfunding to raise finance to develop its grounds.
Pisa tests: What do we know now?
04 Dec 2013 0:10:41
How has the education world changed?
VIDEO: Big Issue seller first to take cards
04 Dec 2013 0:09:07
The Big Issue seller who accepts credit cards
A better day for the chancellor
04 Dec 2013 0:02:48
Thursday likely to be a better day for the chancellor
UK unveils new infrastructure plans
04 Dec 2013 0:00:48
The UK government's 40% stake in Eurostar will be sold as part of a plan to boost infrastructure spending by £375bn being unveiled on Wednesday.
Bikes outsell cars in EU countries
03 Dec 2013 3:58:21
Figures from industry bodies indicate that bicycles outsold cars in almost every country in the European Union in 2012.
US 'Cyber Monday' sales up 16%
03 Dec 2013 0:36:29
US shoppers spend a record $2.29bn (£1.4bn) on so called 'Cyber Monday', a day of heavy discounting online, with significantly more purchases coming from mobile devices.
Brazil grounds to miss Fifa deadline
03 Dec 2013 0:29:12
Three World Cup stadiums are set to miss Fifa's completion deadline of 31 December, the governing body announces.
China in US anti-dumping complaint
03 Dec 2013 9:24:56
China lodges a new formal complaint with the World Trade Organization protesting a US measure to prevent "dumping" of low cost goods.
Judge reveals HTC One replacement
03 Dec 2013 8:19:01
A High Court judge appears to have revealed when HTC will release the successor to its flagship One handset in a ruling about a patent dispute with Nokia.
Microsoft designs stress-busting bra
03 Dec 2013 8:15:33
Researchers have come up with a novel piece of wearable tech - a bra that can alert the wearer to their stress levels.
BP gets UK government help over ban
03 Dec 2013 6:58:03
The UK government intervenes in support of BP over a US ban on the oil major bidding for new federal contracts.
VIDEO: How children's savings accounts vary
03 Dec 2013 6:50:42
There are hopes the Chancellor will announce changes to Child Trust Fund accounts which do not earn much interest.