Uber taxi business valued at $40bn
04 Dec 2014 9:01:45
Taxi booking firm Uber has raised another $1.2bn from investors, a deal that values the technology business at $40bn (£25.5bn).
Putin warns Russians of hard times
04 Dec 2014 5:58:03
President Putin warns Russians to brace for hard times, days after the rouble suffers its biggest fall since the late 1990s.
Anfield expansion to 59,000 to begin
04 Dec 2014 5:40:02
Liverpool say they will begin work on Monday to increase Anfield's capacity from about 45,500 to 59,000.
'Colossal' cuts to come, warns IFS
04 Dec 2014 3:48:42
The plans set out by George Osborne in the Autumn Statement on Wednesday will require government spending cuts "on a colossal scale" after the election, an independent forecaster has warned.
VIDEO: Agent on 'positive' stamp duty change
04 Dec 2014 3:46:09
An estate agent says stamp duty changes in the Autumn Statement are "incredibly positive news" for first-time buyers.
VIDEO: Are pomegranates key to Afghan future?
04 Dec 2014 3:34:59
Daud Qarizadah reports on plans to replace poppies with pomegranates in Afghanistan's agriculture industry.
ECB interest rates remain unchanged
04 Dec 2014 2:47:36
The European Central Bank (ECB) keeps interest rates at an historic low of 0.05%.
State pension rise of 2.5% confirmed
04 Dec 2014 2:26:19
The basic state pension will rise by 2.5% in April - the equivalent of £2.85 more a week for a single person, the government has confirmed.
UK interest rates stay on hold again
04 Dec 2014 2:13:47
UK interest rates are held at the record low of 0.5% for another month by the Bank of England.
AUDIO: Osborne attacks BBC cuts coverage
04 Dec 2014 1:47:48
George Osborne has criticised BBC coverage of future spending cuts as "totally hyperbolic" in a Radio 4 interview following his Autumn Statement.
Sky sells majority stake in Sky Bet
04 Dec 2014 0:54:34
Satellite broadcaster Sky sells a majority stake in its gambling operation Sky Bet to CVC Capital Partners, valuing the business at £800m.
Ryanair raises profit outlook again
04 Dec 2014 0:30:56
Irish airline Ryanair raises its full-year profit forecast again following a 22% jump in passenger numbers in the year to November.
Travel shares give FTSE support
04 Dec 2014 9:47:31
The FTSE 100 opens little-changed, but shares in travel firms rise after positive news from Tui, Easyjet and Ryanair.
House price growth slows in November
04 Dec 2014 9:30:43
The annual growth in UK house prices slowed in November to 8.2%, according to the latest figures from the Halifax.
British Gas to pay £11.1m penalty
04 Dec 2014 7:56:39
British Gas will pay an £11.1m penalty after regulator Ofgem found it failed to meet energy efficiency targets on time.
Cuts warnings after Autumn Statement
04 Dec 2014 7:49:52
Public spending is set to fall to levels not seen since the 1930s, forecasters are predicting following the chancellor's Autumn Statement.
Japan's SoftBank invests in GrabTaxi
04 Dec 2014 1:27:09
Tokyo-based mobile carrier giant Softbank Corp says it has invested $250m (£159.2m) in one of Southeast Asia's fastest growing taxi app services, GrabTaxi
Amazon's bid to power the internet
04 Dec 2014 0:09:36
Why the cloud may eclipse Amazon's online store
Petition against EU-US trade talks
04 Dec 2014 0:06:48
A petition calling for an end to negotiations for a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, TTIP, has got a million signatures
Portugal's modernising winemakers
04 Dec 2014 0:01:11
The young men and women transforming Portuguese wine
How Ikea assembled a win in Poland
04 Dec 2014 0:01:01
How Ikea assembled a winning position in Poland
New rules for business travel and gifts
04 Dec 2014 0:00:53
What you might have missed in the Autumn Statement
CBI warns on Osborne's 'Google tax'
04 Dec 2014 0:00:42
The Confederation of British Industry has warned over Chancellor George Osborne's plans for the UK to "go it alone" on corporate tax reform.
Takata refuses airbag recall demand
03 Dec 2014 0:01:55
The Japanese airbag manufacturer Takata refuses a request by the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to expand a recall of cars containing its faulty airbags.
Housebuilders to join FTSE 100
03 Dec 2014 9:07:37
Two of Britain's biggest housebuilders, Barratt Developments and Taylor Wimpey, will re-enter the FTSE 100 later this month.