VIDEO: Two US states 'swap weather systems'
14 Aug 2014 5:31:39
Unusual weather in the Western US has caused an apparent "swap" in weather systems between Arizona and Washington State.
Queue jumping charge for calls to EE
14 Aug 2014 4:48:10
Mobile phone company EE has introduced a 50p charge for jumping the queue on customer service calls, angering some customers.
Npower owner RWE in profits fall
14 Aug 2014 3:42:03
German energy giant RWE has recorded a fall in profits while its UK arm, Npower, says it is getting on top of late billing problems in the UK.
Ask.fm sold after cyberbullying row
14 Aug 2014 3:30:02
The Latvia-based social network - notoriously linked to teenage suicides - has been taken over, with the founders leaving the firm.
Sweat-powered 'phone battery' made
14 Aug 2014 3:00:50
A battery tattoo powered by perspiration has been unveiled by chemists in California.
Asda sales and market share rise
14 Aug 2014 2:46:48
Asda said sales and market share for the last 10 weeks increased, but giant US owner Wal-Mart cut its profit forecast.
Record number of tourists visit UK
14 Aug 2014 2:37:55
The first half of 2014 was the most popular period ever for tourism into the UK, the Office for National Statistics finds.
Guinea declares Ebola emergency
14 Aug 2014 2:14:21
Guinea declares a national health emergency as it battles to curb the spread of the deadly Ebola virus that has killed more than 1,000 people.
Should holiday email be deleted?
14 Aug 2014 1:47:30
A German company has an innovative approach to holiday email - it just deletes all of it. Good idea?
Berlin bans Uber on 'safety grounds'
14 Aug 2014 1:23:36
Berlin's city authority bans the mobile taxi app Uber on passenger safety grounds, threatening the firm with a fine if it ignores the ban.
Jackson video premiered on Twitter
14 Aug 2014 1:09:52
The video for the latest Michael Jackson single is premiered on Twitter as the social network outlines plans to make money from clips on its service.
'Prepare for rate rise' say lenders
14 Aug 2014 0:39:51
The number of UK homes repossessed during the Spring fell, but households have been warned to prepare for rate rises, lenders have said.
Record store to close after 50 years
14 Aug 2014 0:38:47
Bargains galore as record business closes after 50 years
Mexico energy reform divides opinion
14 Aug 2014 0:27:54
Mexico's energy reform divides opinion
UK exports to EU 'dead in the water'
14 Aug 2014 0:20:13
The UK's economic recovery is unlikely to be export driven as its biggest trading partner is "dead in the water", a Bank of England policymaker has said.
Cisco announces 6,000 job cuts
14 Aug 2014 8:55:51
Network equipment giant Cisco Systems announces plans to cut 6,000 jobs after its fourth quarter profits slip by 1% to £2.2bn
VIDEO: Could politics jeopardise space station
14 Aug 2014 8:46:25
Collaboration between the US and Russia on the International Space Station (ISS) could be jeopardised as tensions between the two nations create political disputes.
Carillion improves Balfour offer
14 Aug 2014 8:08:20
UK construction firm Carillion sweetens its takeover offer for rival Balfour Beatty, arguing there is 'powerful strategic logic' in a merger.
Fans to stage ticket-price march
14 Aug 2014 7:45:10
The Football Supporters Federation march on the Premier League's headquarters to highlight the high price of tickets.
Lib Dems vow tax-free allowance rise
14 Aug 2014 7:07:21
A rise in the tax-free personal allowance to £12,500 during the next Parliament is proposed by the Liberal Democrats.
S Korea in first rate cut since 2013
14 Aug 2014 6:54:18
South Korea's central bank cuts its key lending rate for the first time in 15 months to boost growth at home.
German and French economies stumble
14 Aug 2014 6:49:28
The eurozone's two largest economies, France Germany, both perform worse than expected in the second quarter of 2014.
Housing market 'pauses for breath'
14 Aug 2014 5:13:48
The housing market "paused for breath" across the UK in July and went into reverse in London, surveyors say.
Lenovo posts 23% jump in profit
14 Aug 2014 3:42:42
The world's biggest maker of personal computers, Lenovo, sees a 23% jump in net profit as laptop sales outperform industry average.
A looming crisis in space?
14 Aug 2014 0:32:55
How does Ukraine crisis affect US-Russian co-operation in space?