Irn Bru maker reports flat sales
27 May 2015 2:46:55
Soft drinks firm AG Barr reports a 1.1% fall in sales amid a "competitive and volatile" market.
Rural areas see fastest income rise
27 May 2015 1:42:04
People living in the Scottish Borders see the fastest rise in disposable incomes of anywhere in the UK, according to new figures from the ONS.
EU-Swiss deal targets tax evasion
27 May 2015 1:41:26
The EU and Switzerland have signed an agreement to prevent EU residents from hiding money in Swiss banks, the European Commission says.
Government to cut £10bn of red tape
27 May 2015 1:22:15
The Queen's Speech outlines a bill that plans to cut red tape, potentially saving British business at least £10bn.
Aer Lingus shares up as sale backed
27 May 2015 0:28:18
Shares in Aer Lingus rise 3% in the wake of the Irish government's agreement to sell its 25% stake to IAG, the owner of British Airways.
Tax allowances to track minimum wage
27 May 2015 9:31:48
Future increases in the income tax personal allowance will be linked to rises in the national minimum wage, the government announces.
Imperial Tobacco leads FTSE higher
27 May 2015 8:19:52
The FTSE 100 rises in early trade, with shares in Imperial Tobacco leading the way after it closes in on the purchase of four cigarette brands.
De La Rue shares fall 10% on results
27 May 2015 8:11:42
Banknote printer De La Rue sees its shares lose 10% after reporting a fall in profits and a cut in the payout to shareholders.
Hyundai offers Google Android in cars
27 May 2015 4:00:17
South Korea's Hyundai becomes the first carmaker to offer Google's Android Auto system in its Sonata model.
Asian shares down on economic woes
27 May 2015 1:49:47
Asian markets opened lower after losses in European and US shares as worries about Greece's debt default and higher US interest rates weighed on investor sentiment.
VIDEO: China to boost navy's capability
27 May 2015 1:19:28
China outlines a plan to boost the capability of its navy amid tension over disputed areas of the South China Sea.
SpaceX cleared for military launches
26 May 2015 3:56:07
The US Air Force clears billionaire Elon Musk's SpaceX to launch military and spy satellites.
How will the new Right to Buy work?
26 May 2015 3:00:39
How will the new Right to Buy actually work?
Strike changes: what do they mean?
26 May 2015 3:00:29
How tough will the new voting rules be?
Petrobras ex-manager sentenced
26 May 2015 2:38:17
A former Petrobras executive was sentenced in Brazil to five years in prison for money laundering.
VIDEO: Hong Kong's computer coding classes
26 May 2015 1:26:29
School children these days no longer just have to learn traditional subjects such as English, Maths or Sciences. They are also expected to acquire computer skills and in some cases, programming knowledge.
Hong Kong children learn to code after school
26 May 2015 1:26:19
Hong Kong kids get private lessons
Ireland sells Aer Lingus stake to IAG
26 May 2015 0:00:58
The Irish government agrees to sell its 25% stake in Aer Lingus to IAG, the owner of British Airways.
Deutsche hit over unclear accounting
26 May 2015 6:44:28
Deutsche Bank is paying $55m (£36m) to settle civil charges by US regulators for allegedly mis-stating financial reports.
Victims of ID theft 'up by a third'
26 May 2015 6:04:24
The number of people falling victim to identity theft in the UK rises by almost a third in the first three months of 2015, figures from fraud prevention agency Cifas show.
Tata Motors sees 15% rise in profits
26 May 2015 3:06:57
India's Tata Motors posts a 15% rise in pre-tax profit for the year to the end of March, with profits also up at its Jaguar Land Rover division.
FCA seeks £80m 'death bond' fines
26 May 2015 2:19:23
Three men are facing fines of nearly £80m from the City regulator for misleading thousands of investors into buying so-called "death bonds".
Sturgeon attacks UK spending cuts
26 May 2015 1:50:55
In her first major economic speech since the general election Nicola Sturgeon condemns the "scale and speed" of spending cuts planned by the UK government.
UK retail sales 'bounding ahead'
26 May 2015 1:09:06
Retail sales growth accelerated strongly in the year to May, according to a survey from the CBI.
China's yuan 'no longer undervalued'
26 May 2015 0:53:57
China's yuan has strengthened over the past year to its correct value, according to the International Monetary Fund.