Peugeot raided by emissions investigators
21 Apr 2016 7:10:30
Peugeot Citroen is raided by anti-fraud investigators as part of ongoing investigations on pollutants in the car industry.
Solar Impulse sets off for California
21 Apr 2016 6:36:30
The zero-fuel aeroplane, Solar Impulse, renews its effort to circumnavigate the globe, leaving Hawaii to fly across the Pacific Ocean to San Francisco.
VW reaches US deal in emissions scandal
21 Apr 2016 6:02:53
Volkswagen to offer "substantial compensation" and car buy-back deals in the US as part of a settlement of the diesel emissions scandal.
A taboo-free way to talk about periods | Aditi Gupta
21 Apr 2016 5:00:16
It's true: talking about menstruation makes many people uncomfortable. And that taboo has consequences: in India, three out of every 10 girls don't even know what menstruation is at the time of their first period, and restrictive customs related to periods inflict psychological damage on young girls. Growing up with this taboo herself, Aditi Gupta knew she wanted to help girls, parents and teachers talk about periods comfortably and without shame. She shares how she did it.
Pensioners 'face annuity sale risks'
21 Apr 2016 4:50:03
Pensioners who decide to sell an annuity retirement income face significant risks - such as running out of money in old age, the City watchdog says.
VIDEO: Cash-strapped OAP's plea for a job
21 Apr 2016 4:26:14
Cash-strapped pensioner Jack Smith, 81, took his plea for a job to his local paper after getting a series of rejections.
Satellite maps nuclear blast aftermath
21 Apr 2016 2:44:30
The ground convulsion resulting from North Korea's underground nuclear bomb test in January has been mapped by Europe's Sentinel-1a radar satellite.
Pressure grows for price on carbon
21 Apr 2016 2:33:47
A group of world leaders and international finance chiefs has urged the world to rapidly expand the pricing of carbon pollution.
UK ready to take stake in Tata Steel
21 Apr 2016 2:29:21
UK government prepared to take stake of up to 25% in Tata Steel's UK operations to support sale.
ECB keeps interest rates unchanged
21 Apr 2016 1:46:06
The European Central Bank keeps its key interest rates unchanged, as expected, a month after it announced fresh stimulus measures.
What did Mitsubishi Motors do wrong?
21 Apr 2016 1:39:10
What exactly has Mitsubishi Motors done wrong?
Bank account swaps 'picking up'
21 Apr 2016 1:14:01
More people are switching current accounts - but the total remains a tiny fraction of the market, latest figures show.
Executive pay 'not fit for purpose'
21 Apr 2016 1:04:16
A group of high-profile bosses and investment experts says executive pay in the UK needs an overhaul "to restore confidence in a system widely seen as broken".
Retail sales fall 1.3% in March
21 Apr 2016 9:55:41
Retail sales volumes fell 1.3% last month compared with February, official figures show, but were 2.7% higher than a year earlier.
Landlord 'surge' pushes up lending
21 Apr 2016 9:48:12
A "late surge" among landlords aiming to beat a stamp duty rise led to a big jump in mortgage lending and property sales in March, lenders say.
Chancellor misses borrowing target
21 Apr 2016 8:54:05
The Government borrows £74bn in the year to March, £1.8bn more than George Osborne's borrowing target.
Race to ratify the Paris climate deal
21 Apr 2016 8:38:34
The first significant step to putting the Paris Climate Agreement into practice will take place at the UN on Friday when over 150 nations are expected to formally sign the deal.
FTSE flat but Sky shares slide
21 Apr 2016 8:20:40
The London market is little changed in early trade but shares in Sky slip after its latest trading update.
Ladbrokes: Cheltenham 'worst in memory'
21 Apr 2016 8:17:11
Bookmaker Ladbrokes says this year's Cheltenham Festival was its "worst in living memory" and confirms it will pay out £3m if Leicester win the Premier League.
Sky attracts fewer new customers
21 Apr 2016 8:05:12
Sky wins 177,000 new customers in the three months to March, 160,000 fewer than the previous quarter.
Mitsubishi Motors office raided
21 Apr 2016 6:34:19
Japanese officials raid an office of Mitsubishi Motors following the revelation on Wednesday that it had falsified its fuel economy data.
Jockey Club sees record annual turnover
21 Apr 2016 6:19:30
The Jockey Club, which operates 15 racecourses, including Aintree, Epsom Downs, Cheltenham and Newmarket, posts record annual turnover for 2015.
Money laundering targeted by new plans
21 Apr 2016 6:10:54
MPs, councillors and civil servants suspected of corruption are to be targeted as part of anti-money laundering measures proposed by Home Secretary Theresa May.
Sell orders flood Mitsubishi shares
21 Apr 2016 0:47:58
Mitsubishi shares untraded in Japan following an overwhelming number of sell orders.
KFC-owner profit boosted by China sales
21 Apr 2016 0:01:06
Yum Brands, owner of KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell, reports an 8% rise in profit, boosted by better-than-expected sales at its restaurants in China.