Harley-Davidson in $12m emissions penalty
19 Aug 2016 2:05:44
Harley-Davidson is paying US authorities $12m (£9m) to settle allegations its motorcycles polluted the air at higher levels than allowed.
Asia stock markets lifted as oil passes $50 a barrel
19 Aug 2016 1:50:47
Asian share markets rally after oil prices rose above $50 a barrel on speculation major producers are going to reduce output.
India's traditional taxis battle the ride-hailing apps
19 Aug 2016 0:29:55
India's traditional taxis are fighting back against a host of ride-hailing start-ups.
Uber's $100m settlement with drivers rejected by judge
19 Aug 2016 0:12:29
A $100m settlement between the taxi-hailing app Uber and some of its drivers is rejected by a US judge.
18 Aug 2016 3:36:16
The ambitious new plan to overhaul Sierra Leone's agriculture sector.
The quest to end Sierra Leone's 'hunger season'
18 Aug 2016 3:36:02
The ambitious new plan to overhaul Sierra Leone's agriculture sector, by growing and milling rice.
Can't wait, won't wait!
18 Aug 2016 3:32:16
Online shoppers want fast websites and apps that are also visually rich and personalised, but how technically difficult is this to achieve?
Night Tube finally arrives in London
18 Aug 2016 3:17:54
The first Night Tubes will roll on to London Underground platforms past midnight on Friday - almost three years since the plan was first announced.
News site Gawker.com to shut down next week
18 Aug 2016 8:22:12
Media company Gawker says it will close its main site next week, days after it was bought by Univision in a bankruptcy auction.
William Hill bidders abandon three-way deal plan
18 Aug 2016 6:56:27
888 Holdings and Rank withdraw a proposed tie-up with William Hill which would have created the UK's largest gambling group.
Toy firm may face in-depth competition probe
18 Aug 2016 3:34:54
Toddler toy firm VTech could face an in-depth competition probe after merging with close competitor Leapfrog, UK regulators say.
Amazon to open Tilbury docks packing centre
18 Aug 2016 2:46:59
Retailer Amazon says it is to create more than 1,500 new jobs by opening a new packing centre.
Uber 'to introduce self-driving cars within weeks'
18 Aug 2016 2:42:19
Ride-sharing firm Uber will begin allowing users to hail a self-driving car in a US city later this month, according to a report.
Asda has worst quarterly sales drop blaming food deflation
18 Aug 2016 2:11:18
Asda reports a drop in sales of 7.5% in the past three months, its worst quarterly performance on record.
Why did Australia block China's power network bid?
18 Aug 2016 1:02:50
Chinese firms have been provisionally blocked from bidding for Australia's largest electricity network - but they have until Thursday to change Canberra's mind. What's behind the decision?
Brexit backer: Living in Monaco a false economy
18 Aug 2016 0:19:48
Banker Peter Cruddas said he will pay £100m in taxes this year and says living in Monaco was a false economy - costing more than it saved.
Tencent overtakes Alibaba as China's biggest tech company
18 Aug 2016 9:56:44
Tencent, the owner of popular messaging app WeChat, overtakes rival Alibaba as China's biggest technology firm by market value.
Warm weather lifts retail sales in July
18 Aug 2016 8:53:44
Warmer weather helped boost retail sales in July, according to official data, and a weaker pound may also have played a part.
Penfolds and Wolf Blass wine maker see profits double
18 Aug 2016 8:40:02
Profits for the Australian makers of Penfolds and Wolf Blass wines have more than doubled thanks to growing thirst from Asian consumers.
FTSE 100 rises but Kingfisher starts lower after Brexit warning
18 Aug 2016 8:15:21
The 100 share index has opened with small rises, thanks to gains among mining and commodities stocks - but Kingfisher starts lower.
Co-operative Bank warns of Brexit impact
18 Aug 2016 6:47:34
Co-op Bank says the impact of economic uncertainty and low interest rates following the UK's vote to leave the EU may hamper its revenue growth.
Ola integrates TaxiForSure amid reported lay-offs
18 Aug 2016 6:23:36
Indian biggest ride-hailing company Ola is said to have laid off up to 1,000 workers after shutting down a taxi operator it acquired last year.
Meet the robots in Amazon's UK warehouses
18 Aug 2016 5:16:15
These robots are being rolled out to Amazon's warehouses across the UK.
China to restrict North Korea's Air Koryo after emergency landing
18 Aug 2016 5:13:11
Chinese authorities will limit operations of North Korean carrier Air Koryo after a Beijing-bound flight made an emergency landing last month.
Is protectionism at play in Australia?
18 Aug 2016 3:30:00
China wants to buy Australia's biggest electricity network. But as Phil Mercer reports, it faces obstacles over national security and potentially protectionist concerns.