Fonterra posts 18% jump in profit
25 Sep 2013 5:42:47
New Zealand's Fonterra, the world's biggest dairy firm, posts an 18% jump in full year earnings despite a nationwide drought which led to lower milk production.
S Korea restarts jet fighter tender
25 Sep 2013 4:26:38
South Korea decides to restart the tender process for a multi billion-dollar fighter jet contract, a blow for Boeing which had hoped to supply the planes.
Nokia admits error in Elop pay-off
25 Sep 2013 0:54:30
Nokia's chairman, Risto Siilasmaa, admits that he accidently gave misleading information about former chief executive Stephen Elop's pay-off.
Smithfield China deal approved
25 Sep 2013 0:36:09
Shareholders of US pork producer Smithfield Foods agree to buyout by China's Shuanghui International for $4.7bn (£3.1bn) in cash.
Firefighters strike in pensions row
25 Sep 2013 0:27:46
Firefighters in fire services across England and Wales are due to strike for four hours from midday in a dispute over pensions.
Harvard plans to boldly go with 'Spocs'
24 Sep 2013 2:37:53
Harvard plans to boldly go with 'Spocs'
Finding paradise in retirement
24 Sep 2013 2:30:54
The retirement project that became a successful business
VIDEO: Finding paradise in retirement
24 Sep 2013 2:29:58
Ivy Singh talks to the BBC about how her retirement choice ended up making her an entrepreneur.
The art of selling luxury goods
24 Sep 2013 2:24:28
How one gemstone firm boosted both output and prices
Q&A: 2013 US budget brawl
24 Sep 2013 9:41:20
What's behind the latest US budget brawl?
Bus journeys in England fall 1.4%
24 Sep 2013 8:39:59
There were 70 million fewer journeys on England's buses last year, a fall of 1.4%, according to new government figures.
AUDIO: Shareholders and executive pay
24 Sep 2013 7:24:25
Bosses at the UK's biggest firms are seeing bonuses reined in ahead of new rules that require shareholder approval for pay policies, research suggests.
Firms reject Labour energy plan
24 Sep 2013 6:24:07
Britain's energy companies and business groups reject Labour's plan to freeze energy prices, saying that it will jeopardise investment.
US house prices continue recovery
24 Sep 2013 4:26:32
US house prices rose 12.4% over the 12 months to the end of July, the biggest annual rise since February 2006, according to a closely-watched measure.
VIDEO: Ebay-Argos scheme: 'Consumers win'
24 Sep 2013 4:09:12
Bosses from eBay and Argos say a tie-up, which will see online merchants' goods become available to pick up from the high street chain, will benefit consumers.
AUDIO: What now for Blackberry?
24 Sep 2013 2:51:45
After Blackberry's sale, Canadian technology analyst Carmi Levy looks at what the future may hold for the firm.
AUDIO: Pop classics keep callers on hold
24 Sep 2013 2:40:20
Lincolnshire County Council says callers have kept hanging on the telephone since it began playing pop classics.
HS2: 12 arguments for and against
24 Sep 2013 2:29:49
The arguments for and against the HS2 rail line
China 'unblocks' Twitter and others
24 Sep 2013 1:49:00
China is about to unblock access to websites including Twitter and Facebook in one area of Shanghai.
Burger King launches lower-fat chips
24 Sep 2013 1:37:29
Burger King starts selling lower-fat chips, amid national concern over levels of obesity.
Man Utd stadium status row dropped
24 Sep 2013 0:50:42
Manchester United drop a challenge to a council decision to "protect" Old Trafford if it is ever put up for sale.
Usain Bolt to extend Puma deal
24 Sep 2013 0:34:59
Multiple Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt re-signs with German kit-maker Puma until after the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro.
Consumer appetite for credit 'grows'
24 Sep 2013 0:31:01
Consumers hinted at a greater appetite for borrowing through mortgages, loans and credit cards in the summer, figures from UK banks suggest.
VIDEO: Blackberry set for private takeover
24 Sep 2013 0:30:21
The Canadian smartphone company, Blackberry, says it has agreed in principle to be bought by a consortium led by its largest shareholder, Fairfax Financial.
Glitch hits LME electronic trading
24 Sep 2013 0:28:51
Electronic trading on the London Metal Exchange has been halted because of a technical issue.