VIDEO: On tour with small business bus
Today » 0:31:39
A new campaign to encourage people to spend their money in local, independent shops has been gathering pace.
WTO agrees global trade agreement
Today » 3:47:43
The World Trade Organization agrees a historic global deal aimed at boosting commerce, which could add nearly $1tn to the global economy.
Duke of York plays start-up Cupid
Today » 1:51:53
The Duke of York brings start-up companies and potential investors together for some speed dating at Buckingham Palace, Will Smale reports.
Ex-Goldman trader must repay $118m
Today » 1:11:48
An ex-Goldman Sachs trader is sentenced to nine months in prison and ordered to repay $188m ( £115m) over a botched 2007 trade.
Dylan's guitar sells for $965k
Today » 0:42:14
The electric guitar played by Bob Dylan at the 1965 Newport Folk Festival sells at auction in New York for a record $965,000 (£591,000).
Elderly hit by security price fixing
Today » 8:13:16
Vulnerable elderly people may have been ripped off by home security system suppliers acting as a price-fixing cartel, regulators say.
Seal pups lost to deadly storm surge
Today » 7:53:43
Hundreds of seals have been lost on the north Norfolk coast due to the deadly storm surge, say experts.
'Why is my face on a T-shirt?'
Today » 7:51:07
A tattooist has complained after a High Street shop began selling a T-shirt with his face on.
TED: Enrique Peñalosa: Why buses represent democracy in action - Enrique Peñalosa (2013)
Today » 6:00:59
"An advanced city is not one where even the poor use cars, but rather one where even the rich use public transport," argues Enrique Peñalosa. In this spirited talk, the former mayor of Bogotá shares some of the tactics he used to change the transportation dynamic in the Colombian capital... and suggests ways to think about building smart cities of the future.
VIDEO: 'Even more austerity than expected'
Today » 5:55:23
Paul Johnson from the IFS warns that the UK's increased growth forecast hides "disappointing news".
VIDEO: £17m butter plant officially opened
Today » 5:02:20
A new £17m Muller Wiseman Dairies butter plant has been officially opened in Market Drayton, Shropshire.
US jobless rate falls to 5-year low
Today » 3:51:58
US unemployment rate falls to a five year low of 7% in November, according to the US Labor Department.
UK growth 'hides disappointing news'
Today » 3:26:32
Think tank the Institute for Fiscal Studies warns that the increased growth announced in the Autumn Statement is just expected growth arriving early.
NatWest hit by further IT problems
Today » 2:41:49
Customers of NatWest have faced difficulties logging on to online banking, less than a week after a major IT failure at the bank.
Samsung and Philips raided by EU
Today » 2:39:38
Samsung and Philips are among several consumer electronics companies raided by the European Commission over suspected breaches of competition rules.
E.On to raise energy prices by 3.7%
Yesterday » 1:44:31
UK energy supplier E.On announces average dual fuel bill increase of 3.7% from January 2014
Roaming sharks go home to give birth
Yesterday » 1:41:21
Researchers find direct evidence that female lemon sharks go back to their own birthplace to reproduce.
FirstGroup appoints new chairman
Today » 1:11:16
Bus and rail operator FirstGroup names the boss of insurance group Aviva, John McFarlane, as its new chairman.
Storm damage: How to make an insurance claim
Yesterday » 1:07:56
How to make an insurance claim
Profits up at house builder Berkeley
Yesterday » 0:59:56
House builder Berkeley Group reports a jump in half-year profits and says it is now delivering more new homes than before the 2008 financial crisis.
Germany raises growth forecasts
Yesterday » 0:06:02
Germany's central bank, the Bundesbank, raises its forecasts for German economic growth in 2013 and 2014.
VIDEO: Osborne: 'No quick fix'
Yesterday » 9:50:54
The Chancellor George Osborne says there is "no quick fix", and that Britain must "stick to the plan".
Osborne wants 'balanced' recovery
Yesterday » 9:34:04
Chancellor George Osborne rejects claims the UK's economic recovery is based solely on a boom in consumer spending.
House prices continue rapid rise
Yesterday » 9:28:35
House prices rose by 1.1% in November compared with the previous month and were up 7.7% from a year earlier, the Halifax says.
JCB announces plans for 2,500 jobs
Yesterday » 5:45:23
Industrial vehicle manufacturer JCB announces plans to create 2,500 new jobs as part of a £150m expansion of its business.