US lifts ban on flights to Tel Aviv
24 Jul 2014 5:22:44
The US aviation regulator lifts its ban on US carriers flying to Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion airport, but warns the situation remains "very fluid".
Labour considers sport betting levy
24 Jul 2014 2:51:52
A betting levy to help fund community facilities and treat gambling addiction is among proposals considered by Labour in a "long-term innovative plan for sport".
China manufacturing growth speeds up
24 Jul 2014 2:34:56
China's manufacturing activity grows at its fastest pace in 18 months in July, an initial survey by HSBC shows, the latest sign that its economy may be stabilising.
VIDEO: Facebook profits surge on mobile ads
24 Jul 2014 1:28:06
Facebook has reported a 138% jump in net income in the second quarter on booming advertising revenue.
VIDEO: Wine fraudster to be sentenced in US
24 Jul 2014 1:24:26
Rudy Kurniawan, who manufactured phony vintage wine in his kitchen, will be sentenced for fraud on Thursday.
GM recalls 717,949 more vehicles
24 Jul 2014 1:18:38
General Motors is recalling an additional 717,949 vehicles due to a range of issues, including loose bolts and potentially incomplete welding on some seat hooks.
Websites frozen in pension campaign
23 Jul 2014 3:11:21
Eighteen websites have been suspended and arrests made during a campaign, being revamped on Thursday, against pensions cash "predators".
The rise of solo dining
23 Jul 2014 3:00:08
The restaurants that love solo diners
'Risk of debt peril' when rates rise
23 Jul 2014 3:00:03
A "relatively benign" rise in interest rates still has the potential to double the number of households facing debt problems, a think tank has said.
Digesting China's latest food scare
23 Jul 2014 1:44:04
Digesting China's latest food scandal
Facebook reports surge in profits
23 Jul 2014 0:44:03
Social networking firm, Facebook has reported that profits more than doubled in its second quarter on a jump in advertising revenue.
Ban on flights to Tel Aviv renewed
23 Jul 2014 8:51:46
The suspension of US and European airline flights to Israel's Ben Gurion airport after a nearby rocket attack has been extended for a second day.
IMF forecasts lower US growth
23 Jul 2014 8:39:02
The IMF is lowering its forecast for US economic growth to a "disappointing" 1.7%, the second downgrade this year.
Pepsico shares surge on results
23 Jul 2014 7:47:13
Shares in snacks and drinks giant Pepsico trade close to record levels after the company reports positive results.
Herbalife dodges "death blow"
23 Jul 2014 5:05:55
Hedge fund manager Bill Ackman fails to land his promised "death blow" on diet shake company, Herbalife.
Cyber-theft hits eBay's Stubhub
23 Jul 2014 2:15:47
The ticket reselling service Stubhub, owned by eBay, announces that more than 1,000 of its customer accounts have been broken into.
Boeing profits from sales boost
23 Jul 2014 2:11:42
US aerospace giant Boeing earnings rise 52%, boosted by a "strong" quarter for commercial aircraft sales.
Glaxo profits hit by fall in sales
23 Jul 2014 2:08:26
GlaxoSmithKline profits fall as the drugs company is hit by a slide in sales and a bribery investigation in China.
Young adults face housing squeeze
23 Jul 2014 0:52:08
A growing proportion of young people have been squeezed out of the housing market in England and are renting privately instead, a report suggests.
PayPal to advance cash to businesses
23 Jul 2014 0:07:36
Online payments firm PayPal is to advance cash to UK small businesses from the early autumn as an alternative to traditional loans, the company has announced.
Bank of England still wary on rates
23 Jul 2014 8:55:19
Bank of England minutes show officials are still cautious over raising interest rates in the face of low wage growth.
Airline route assessments criticised
23 Jul 2014 8:50:08
Safety assessments for risky air routes are "not good enough", the British Airline Pilots Association says.
UK licensing arms exports to Russia
23 Jul 2014 8:07:57
Licences to export arms worth millions of pounds to Russia remain in place despite fears Moscow is arming rebels in Ukraine, MPs have said.
Disability benefits flaws 'grave'
23 Jul 2014 7:29:26
The disability benefits system requires a "fundamental redesign" because flaws in the process are so "grave", a group of MPs says.
New contracts boost Capita profits
23 Jul 2014 7:14:47
Outsourcing group Capita sees a 16% rise in profits after winning contracts worth £1.3bn, including a 10-year contract to manage the UK government's military estates.