Firms to get army reservist cash
12 May 2013 4:49:44
Small firms are to get cash incentives to release staff for service in the military reserves, says defence secretary Philip Hammond.
BP withdraws some staff from Libya
12 May 2013 2:44:28
Oil giant BP withdraws some non-essential staff from operations in Libya following UK government advice about uncertainty in the country.
Strike affects Bus Eireann services
12 May 2013 0:36:14
Bus Eireann has said the "vast majority of its services" are not operating due to industrial action, including some cross-border services.
VIDEO: 'No magic bullet' on energy
12 May 2013 0:35:32
'No magic bullet' on energy supply
VIDEO: Branson turns air stewardess after bet
12 May 2013 0:02:05
Virgin boss Sir Richard Branson got dressed up as a female flight attendant after honouring a bet he lost to Air Asia chief executive Tony Fernandes.
Housebuilder upbeat as sales rise
12 May 2013 1:11:05
Housebuilder Springfield suggests confidence is returning to the housing market, after posting strong first-quarter results.
Post offices face 'uncertain future'
11 May 2013 8:47:33
A survey of sub-postmasters finds less than one in five say they can see a strong future for their business as their incomes fall.
Economy debate 'counter-productive'
11 May 2013 9:33:02
The chief economist at the Office for National Statistics criticises the public debate about whether the economy is a "smidgen up or down".
UK Savers: Why do they still bother?
11 May 2013 0:52:45
Britain's savers: Why do they still bother?
Brazil judge suspends stadium deal
10 May 2013 2:45:46
A judge suspends a deal giving control of Brazil's biggest stadium to a private consortium, saying there were irregularities in the bidding process.
VIDEO: Whisky sales fuel copper stills boom
10 May 2013 4:41:21
Growth in whisky sales is fuelling demand for stills hand-made by coppersmiths in Scotland.
Fraudsters 'use Green Deal as cover'
10 May 2013 4:25:10
Trading standards officers in West Yorkshire and Wales warn that door-to-door conmen are posing as Green Deal assessors.
Data suggests UK avoided double-dip
10 May 2013 3:47:39
A revision by the Office for National Statistics to construction industry data has cast doubt on whether the UK entered a double-dip recession last year.
VIDEO: Cyber gang 'stole $45m' from ATMs
10 May 2013 3:29:25
A gang of cybercriminals stole $45m (£29m) by hacking into a database of prepaid debit cards and draining cash machines around the world, US prosecutors say.
Amplats planning 6,000 job cuts
10 May 2013 2:07:12
Anglo American Platinum plans to cut 6,000 jobs in South Africa after its profits were affected by violent labour strikes last year.
VIDEO: McDonald's boss on dining at work
10 May 2013 1:35:46
The chief executive of McDonald's UK, Jill McDonald, on why the company is opening its burger-making plants to the public, and her own diet.
AUDIO: BT boss: We'll be match for Sky
10 May 2013 1:14:04
BT is to offer free Premier League football coverage to its broadband customers, the telecoms company has said.
VIDEO: YouTubers welcome charging plan
10 May 2013 1:11:20
Two of the UK’s most popular YouTube stars talk about new paid subscriptions coming to the site.
AUDIO: Co-op ratings downgrade
10 May 2013 1:00:06
Ratings agency Moody's has downgraded the Co-operative Bank's debt rating to "junk" status.
Secret deals ‘plundering Africa’
10 May 2013 0:52:45
Africa loses twice as much money through tax avoidance, secret mining deals and financial transfers as it gets from donors, ex-UN chief Kofi Annan warns.
Smart meter project is delayed
10 May 2013 0:36:29
The introduction of energy smart meters in 30 million UK homes will be delayed for more than a year, the government announces.
IAG losses grow over troubled Iberia
10 May 2013 0:03:26
Losses at International Airlines Group balloon in the first quarter due to its troubled Spanish carrier Iberia.
VIDEO: Chanel looks East with Singapore show
10 May 2013 9:46:00
Singapore has hosted a major fashion show for international designer Chanel, for the first time.
VIDEO: Annan: Africa 'not getting fair deal'
10 May 2013 9:43:14
Chair of the Africa Progress Panel Kofi Annan says that Africa is not getting a fair deal, ahead of the World Economic Forum in Cape Town.
Pension pots 'saved from charges'
10 May 2013 9:42:03
Workers automatically enrolled into a workplace pension will not see their pension pot reduced by charges from consultants, under government plans.