Disabled pay row minister apologises
15 Oct 2014 4:27:00
Welfare minister Lord Freud apologises for "foolish and offensive" remarks about how much workers with disabilities should be paid amid calls for him to resign.
Bank of America sees profits dive
15 Oct 2014 2:10:13
Bank of America reports a big drop in profits due to a multi-billion dollar settlement with US authorities.
VIDEO: Osborne: Still too many without work
15 Oct 2014 1:58:07
UK unemployment fell by 154,000 in the three months to the end of August to 1.97 million, the first time it has been below two million since 2008, official figures show.
Bank account switches hit 1.2 million
15 Oct 2014 1:15:48
Some 1.2 million current accounts were switched to a new bank by customers in the first year of a new government-backed scheme.
IndiGo signs record deal with Airbus
15 Oct 2014 0:39:29
Indian budget airline IndiGo signs an agreement to buy 250 A320neo aircraft from Airbus in what is thought to be the largest number of jets sold by the European firm in a single order.
Qualcomm agrees $2.5bn CSR takeover
15 Oct 2014 0:33:34
US chipmaker Qualcomm agrees a cash deal to buy UK counterpart CSR for $2.5bn.
Tata to sell some UK steel plants
15 Oct 2014 0:29:16
Tata Steel says it is planning to sell its Long Products division, which employs 6,500 in the UK and Europe.
Freezing eggs: Should companies pay?
15 Oct 2014 0:20:18
Should employers pay for women to freeze their eggs?
Aldermore scraps flotation plans
15 Oct 2014 0:13:33
UK bank Aldermore scraps its plans to float on the London Stock Exchange, citing the "recent deterioration of global equity markets".
Tech firms help workers freeze eggs
15 Oct 2014 8:58:36
Women working for Facebook and Apple are being offered an additional perk: they can have their eggs frozen.
UK unemployment falls below 2m
15 Oct 2014 8:54:07
UK unemployment fell by 154,000 in the three months to the end of August to 1.97 million, official figures show.
FTSE falls as Shire shares slump
15 Oct 2014 8:24:35
The FTSE 100 falls, with shares in Shire plunging 26% after US firm AbbVie says it is reconsidering its takeover offer for the UK pharmaceuticals company.
VIDEO: Crackdown on scam mail fraudsters
15 Oct 2014 8:22:06
More £100,000 has been returned to victims of postal scams thanks to a special initiative between National Trading Standards and the Royal Mail.
Costco enters China with Alibaba
15 Oct 2014 8:07:17
US warehouse retailer Costco is opening an online store in China through e-commerce giant Alibaba's Tmall website.
Toyota to recall 1.75 million cars
15 Oct 2014 6:57:06
Japanese carmaker Toyota issues a recall of 1.75 million cars worldwide over faulty brake installations.
AbbVie to reconsider Shire deal
15 Oct 2014 6:25:58
US drug firm AbbVie says it is reconsidering its estimated £32bn takeover of UK rival Shire following new tax rules announced by the US Treasury.
China inflation near five-year low
15 Oct 2014 4:32:17
Inflation in China fell to a near five-year low in September, adding to evidence of a slowdown in the world's second largest economy.
VIDEO: Asia's poverty 'underestimated'
15 Oct 2014 4:06:01
The number of people who live in poverty across the Asia-Pacific region is being vastly underestimated according to the Asian Development Bank.
Asian shares up despite China data
15 Oct 2014 2:23:50
Asian shares were higher following US gains despite inflation data from China showing the economy is slowing.
Converse sues over trademark shoe
15 Oct 2014 1:36:02
Iconic American shoemaker Converse is suing 31 companies for copying the design of its trademark shoe.
Worker seeks pay rise in mass email
14 Oct 2014 3:42:39
A bank employee asks his CEO for a raise - and copies 200,000 co-workers in on the email.
VIDEO: 'Double Irish' tax structure closes
14 Oct 2014 3:03:09
The Republic of Ireland's Irish finance minister announces he is abolishing the controversial "Double Irish" tax structure that exploited international differences in tax rules.
Regulator to tackle investment scams
14 Oct 2014 3:02:13
The Financial Conduct Authority is so concerned about scam merchants targeting the elderly that it is launching a major publicity campaign.
Water firms pose as debt collectors
14 Oct 2014 3:01:45
More than half of the UK's water suppliers have been sending their customers misleading debt collection letters, the BBC has learned.
Can big data help contain Ebola?
14 Oct 2014 3:01:37
How big data analytics is helping tackle Ebola