Nollywood finds its global audience online
28 Jul 2014 3:01:53
Nigeria's film industry finds new audiences online
Bankers 'must swear oath'
28 Jul 2014 1:05:57
An oath for bankers should be introduced to raise accountability and standards in banking, says a think tank.
Qatar 2022 'dismay' at workers' pay
28 Jul 2014 0:25:11
Organisers of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar say they are "heavily dismayed" by claims that migrants who worked on their offices are still waiting to be paid.
Miners' strike ends in South Africa
28 Jul 2014 8:01:30
A four-week strike in South Africa's steel and engineering industries has come to an end after the country's biggest trade union sealed a deal with employers.
Bupa calls for 15% industry price cut
28 Jul 2014 5:20:18
Britain's biggest private healthcare company tells the BBC that it is charging its own customers too much and that the industry needs to urgently rethink how it sets prices.
Fifa widens ban for Ghanaian Edusei
28 Jul 2014 4:35:14
Former Ghana international Mark Edusei has a suspension for match-fixing imposed in Italy extended to a global ban by Fifa.
Lloyds fined £218m over Libor
28 Jul 2014 4:04:47
Lloyds Banking Group is fined £218m for "serious misconduct" relating to a key interest rate known as Libor.
VIDEO: Green lobby dismiss fracking 'hype'
28 Jul 2014 1:47:51
Friends of the Earth say that renewable energy and energy efficiency are more effective solution to UK energy problem than fracking
Emirates plan to avoid Iraqi airspace
28 Jul 2014 0:42:55
Emirates Airline will stop flying over Iraq to protect its passengers from the threat of Islamic militants on the ground, according to reports.
House price growth 'starts to slow'
28 Jul 2014 0:27:19
Seven out of 10 regions of England and Wales recorded month-on-month falls in house prices in June, according to the Land Registry.
VIDEO: What price for free wi-fi?
28 Jul 2014 0:25:24
How businesses hope to learn more about us by offering free wi-fi.
VIDEO: Strike 'will jeopardise holidays'
28 Jul 2014 9:43:52
A strike over staffing and pay by thousands of passport workers 'will jeopardise holidays', says Paul McGoay of the Public and Commercial Services Union(PCS).
Yukos shareholders win $50bn payout
28 Jul 2014 8:35:24
A court based in The Hague has ordered Russia to pay $50bn (£29.5bn) to former shareholders in the defunct oil producer Yukos.
Ryanair raises profit forecasts
28 Jul 2014 7:11:20
Budget airline Ryanair has raised its annual profit forecast after seeing a sharp rise in earnings for the three months to June.
Rise in younger fraudsters says KPMG
28 Jul 2014 0:06:42
Frauds committed by those aged 26-35 rise 285% in the first half of the year, to just over £62m, according to research by accountants KPMG.
Germany's super-shy super-rich
27 Jul 2014 3:31:29
Why do Germany's super-rich so often keep their heads down?
VIDEO: The facts about global travel
27 Jul 2014 3:11:12
BBC News looks at the facts about global travel.
RAC urges parking funds transparency
27 Jul 2014 3:05:44
Councils should show where they are spending the money they raise on parking fees as motorists see higher charges, says the RAC.
'Community banks' to avert debt trap
27 Jul 2014 3:05:34
The best credit unions should be empowered to offer short-term loans that are cheaper than those offered by payday lenders, according to a report from a think tank.
Bidding starts for fracking licences
27 Jul 2014 3:05:25
The bidding process for UK licences to explore for shale gas will begin later, the government announces.
The bakery in the middle of a desert
27 Jul 2014 3:01:16
Why two Spanish sisters started a bakery in a desert
Sharp falls in China property market
27 Jul 2014 0:45:48
Sharp falls in China's property market
Profit warnings 'at three-year high'
27 Jul 2014 2:52:29
Profit warnings from UK companies have hit a three-year high despite the continuing recovery in the wider economy, a report finds.
Banks named in silver-fix lawsuit
27 Jul 2014 1:24:48
Deutsche Bank, HSBC and Bank of Nova Scotia are accused of attempting to rig the price of silver, in a lawsuit filed in the US.
English councils propose 'Tesco tax'
25 Jul 2014 3:01:38
A group of local councils in England is formally asking the government for new powers to tax large supermarkets, a plan dubbed the "Tesco tax".