German industrial output rises
08 May 2013 2:13:14
German industrial output sees a surprise rise in March, reviving hopes about the strength of Europe's biggest economy.
VIDEO: Queen's speech supports pensioners
08 May 2013 2:04:21
Changes to the state pension and clearer rights for consumers are among the government's plans featured in the Queen's Speech.
Ferguson's role in Man Utd success
08 May 2013 1:17:16
Sir Alex Ferguson's role in Man Utd success
What can UK learn from Spanish high speed rail?
08 May 2013 1:12:00
What can UK learn from Spain's high-speed rail venture?
US Treasury chief revamps signature
08 May 2013 0:51:10
US Treasury Secretary Jack Lew, who was mocked for his loopy signature, has offered a more legible version that could feature on new dollar bills
Plan to simplify pensions and rights
08 May 2013 0:45:01
Changes to the state pension and clearer rights for consumers are among the government's plans featuring in the Queen's Speech.
VIDEO: Tesla electric car sales race ahead
08 May 2013 0:25:08
Tesla is a maker of sporty battery operated vehicles and is racing past its competitors.
UK house prices 'rise by 1.1%'
08 May 2013 9:46:30
House prices rise by 1.1% in April compared with the previous month but activity in the market remains subdued, according to the Halifax.
European telecoms post profits rise
08 May 2013 9:41:02
Deutsche Telekom and Telefonica say profits rose in the first quarter of 2013 despite weak sales in Europe.
Ferguson to retire at end of season
08 May 2013 8:48:59
Man Utd confirm manager is stepping down after 26 years to become director and ambassador.
Toyota profits double on weak yen
08 May 2013 8:34:10
Toyota's profits more than double in the three months to March as a weakening yen and improving sales boost the carmakers comeback.
VIDEO: Sainsbury's: 'Our performance is good'
08 May 2013 8:03:43
Sainsbury's has posted a fall in pre-tax profits despite rising sales, as conditions remain "challenging".
Sainsbury's sales up as profits fall
08 May 2013 6:51:12
Sainsbury's reports a slight fall in full-year pre-tax profits, despite rising sales, and confirms it is taking full ownership of Sainsbury's Bank
Bank accounts will be 'open to all'
08 May 2013 6:09:00
European residents will have the right to open a basic bank account in any country of the EU and compare the fees charged by providers, under new plans.
Singapore to host WTA Championships
08 May 2013 6:00:16
The Women's Tennis Association names Singapore as the host for its annual end-of-season tour championships for five years from 2014.
China's Alibaba in profits surge
08 May 2013 4:44:28
Alibaba, China's biggest e-commerce group, sees its profits nearly tripled, according to a regulatory filing by shareholder Yahoo.
China's trade growth accelerates
08 May 2013 4:34:36
China's trade growth accelerates in April, beating analysts' expectations, a positive sign for the country's fragile economic recovery.
Shakespeare 'a writer entrepreneur'
08 May 2013 2:19:30
How share ownership boosted Shakespeare's writing flair
VIDEO: Indian economic recovery to be slow
08 May 2013 1:49:42
India's central bank governor says the country's economic recovery is likely to remain slow.
Electronic Arts sees brighter 2014
08 May 2013 0:41:49
The video game maker Electronic Arts (EA) reports lower profits, but forecasts higher earnings in 2014.
Can we ever trust bankers again?
07 May 2013 3:53:48
Can customers ever trust bankers again?
Malta PM dismisses bailout fears
07 May 2013 3:46:25
Why Malta reckons it can weather the eurozone storms
The world's most sleep-starved students
07 May 2013 3:44:33
Which country has the sleepiest students?
What should the IMF say to the UK?
07 May 2013 3:41:57
What should the IMF say to the UK?
Walt Disney results beat predictions
07 May 2013 2:13:17
Walt Disney's results have beaten analysts' expectations, thanks to strong earnings at its movie and sports TV divisions.