France and the shadow of the euro
26 Aug 2014 4:09:24
Recovery fears at heart of French government crisis
Burger King and Tim Hortons to merge
26 Aug 2014 2:06:34
Burger King confirms that it plans to merge with Tim Hortons, the Canadian coffee and doughnut chain.
VIDEO: 'WPP growth good, despite sterling'
26 Aug 2014 1:02:04
Global advertising group WPP reported "good growth" despite a strong pound reducing overseas profits, Martin Sorrell says.
Call for better regulation of buses
26 Aug 2014 0:49:50
Bus services outside London need better regulation and competition, a centre-left think tank says.
Investments in Zimbabwe 'plunging'
26 Aug 2014 0:48:52
Investment in Zimbabwe more than halved in the first six months of 2014, the country's central bank chief says, blaming negative perceptions of the country.
Bus passenger boost for Stagecoach
26 Aug 2014 9:57:46
Transport giant Stagecoach says more people boarded its buses this summer as it posts a 4% rise in revenues from regional services.
South Africa economy avoids recession
26 Aug 2014 9:57:33
South Africa avoids being tipped into recession after second-quarter GDP figures showed the economy grew by 0.6% during the April-to-June period.
Savings up as new rules take effect
26 Aug 2014 9:14:51
High Street banks have reported a rise in savings deposits in July following the launch of New Individual Savings Account rules.
Expansion plans announced for yard
26 Aug 2014 8:32:35
The prospective new owner of the Ferguson shipyard in Port Glasgow explains some of his plans for the troubled business.
London Market Report
26 Aug 2014 8:11:14
The FTSE 100 climbs in early trade, as investors seek to catch up with gains seen in Europe on Monday.
Strong pound 'ravages' WPP results
26 Aug 2014 8:05:01
Global advertising giant WPP sees profits rise in the first half of this year, but says it has been hit by the "ravages" of a strong sterling.
UK service sector growth 'slows'
26 Aug 2014 7:02:46
Service sector business growth slowed in the three months to August, a CBI survey indicates, although it says firms are planning "robust" investment.
VIDEO: Malaysia Airlines job cuts a concern
26 Aug 2014 6:45:12
At Malaysia Airlines potential reforms reportedly range from a fleet re-organisation and a new chief executive, to broad job cuts.
Mozilla launches $33 smartphone
26 Aug 2014 6:43:30
Mozilla, a company best known for its Firefox browser, launches its first low-cost smartphone in India, retailing for 1,999 rupees ($33; £19.9).
VIDEO: Will Chinese bank bad loans increase?
26 Aug 2014 3:31:58
Rising bad loans in China put the spotlight squarely on the earnings of the country's biggest banks.
Australian carriers grant phone use
26 Aug 2014 1:13:55
Travellers on Qantas and Virgin Australia will be able to use their mobile phones and other electronic devices during flights from today.
Could your clothing save your life?
25 Aug 2014 3:03:09
Could your clothes save your life?
How Norway avoided the 'curse of oil'
25 Aug 2014 3:02:55
How prosperous Norway has avoided the 'curse of oil'
Cleaning up Mali's rubbish
25 Aug 2014 3:02:37
Can the waste crisis be solved by business?
VIDEO: Cleaning up waste in Mali
25 Aug 2014 3:00:18
Entrepreneurs are trying to find ways to collect rubbish in Mali's capital city Bamako but they have nowhere to process it.
Amazon buys game site Twitch
25 Aug 2014 0:57:48
Amazon buys video-game streaming service Twitch for $970m (£585m), surprising many after rumours emerged earlier this year that Google's YouTube was in final stages to purchase the firm.
Preferred bidder chosen for shipyard
25 Aug 2014 4:37:24
Jim McColl's Clyde Blowers Capital is announced as the preferred bidder for the troubled Ferguson Shipbuilders in Port Glasgow.
India coal mining licences 'illegal'
25 Aug 2014 1:10:35
India's Supreme Court rules that all coal mining licences awarded between 1993 and 2010 are illegal.
Burger King and Tim Hortons in talks
25 Aug 2014 1:04:44
Fast-food giant Burger King says it is in takeover talks with Tim Hortons, the Canadian coffee and doughnut chain.
England Women's Sevens turn pro
25 Aug 2014 1:03:37
England's top female rugby players will be paid for the first time as the Women's Sevens squad turns professional.