National Lottery accounts feared hacked
30 Nov 2016 8:59:23
The operator of the National Lottery says it believes that about 26,500 accounts have been breached.
'Independent evidence needed' on new cigarette
30 Nov 2016 8:40:16
Chief executive of Action on Smoking and Heath says iQOS cigarettes are "not harm-free".
RBS worst hit in Bank of England stress test
30 Nov 2016 7:43:26
RBS misses key hurdles in Bank of England stress test, forcing it to draw up new capital plans.
Young women 'shut out of jobs market' by lack of support
30 Nov 2016 3:08:28
Too many young women are being shut out of the workplace by a lack of support, a charity says.
Sleep deprivation 'costs UK £40bn a year'
30 Nov 2016 1:20:40
Sleep-deprived workers are costing the UK economy £40bn a year and face a higher risk of death, says a new study.
Saudi Arabia asks Opec to cut world oil supply
30 Nov 2016 0:17:48
Opec could cut crude oil output by a million barrels a day, if Saudi Arabia gets its way this week.
30 Nov 2016 0:15:09
Oil prices may be too low for the taste of Opec but getting a deal to push them higher will be hard.
30 Nov 2016 0:10:19
The firms trying to tackle food waste by using ingredients destined to be thrown away.
Christmas 2016 may be the cheapest ever
30 Nov 2016 0:05:16
While many like to moan that the cost of Christmas seems to go up every year, the truth may be exactly the opposite.
Government starts review of 'gig' economy
30 Nov 2016 0:04:13
A team of experts will tour the UK to explore how new technology is affecting workers' rights.
Philip Morris could stop making conventional cigarettes
30 Nov 2016 0:03:24
Philip Morris is launching a new cigarette in the UK which it says could see it stop selling conventional cigarettes altogether.
'Bored stiff' Devon pensioner, 89, seeks job
29 Nov 2016 0:19:42
Eighty-nine-year-old Joe Bartley was so bored being retired he put an ad in his local paper asking for work.
Co-op Energy to take on GB Energy customers
29 Nov 2016 8:31:46
Co-operative Energy will take on 160,00 customers of collapsed firm GB Energy on same price tariff.
Sky enters UK mobile phone market
29 Nov 2016 7:59:41
Sky is entering the mobile phone market, with a package that offers free calls to existing TV customers.
Burkina Faso miners seize gold amid row with Avocet
29 Nov 2016 7:32:07
Miners in Burkina Faso seize gold worth $1.7m (£1.4m) and refuse to give it back, a firm says.
Mars probe returns first pictures
29 Nov 2016 6:16:54
The new satellite that Europe and Russia put in orbit at Mars on 19 October has sent back its first images of the planet.
An interview with the founders of Black Lives Matter | Mia Birdsong / Patrisse Cullors / Opal Tometi / Alicia Garza
29 Nov 2016 5:50:19
Born out of a social media post, the Black Lives Matter movement has sparked discussion about race and inequality across the world. In this spirited conversation with Mia Birdsong, the movement's three founders share what they've learned about leadership and what provides them with hope and inspiration in the face of painful realities. Their advice on how to participate in ensuring freedom for everybody: join something, start something and "sharpen each other, so that we all can rise."
US economic growth revised up for third quarter
29 Nov 2016 5:22:50
The US economy grew at a faster pace than first thought in the third quarter, helped by strong consumer spending.
New five pound note: Not suitable for vegetarians
29 Nov 2016 2:52:34
The new five pound note contains an animal product, tallow, angering some vegetarians and vegans.
'I paid nearly £3,000 for a £300 washing machine'
29 Nov 2016 2:49:20
Dawn North says she paid nearly £3,000 for a washing machine worth £300 using a rent-to-own firm.
Rare Antarctic beetle find delights
29 Nov 2016 2:17:04
Scientists have made a rare find: a new species of beetle from Antarctica.
Gustav Mahler £4.5m manuscript breaks record at Sotheby's
29 Nov 2016 1:57:13
A handwritten manuscript by Gustav Mahler fetches a record-breaking £4.5m at auction.
New online payment safeguards 'brilliant news'
29 Nov 2016 9:45:28
Two new safeguards to protect people paying money online or via banking apps are welcomed as "brilliant news" by a personal finance expert.
FTSE 100 falls as BT shares wobble on Ofcom order
29 Nov 2016 9:04:20
The London market opens lower, with BT Group dipping after Ofcom orders it to legally separate from Openreach.
Ofcom orders legal separation of BT and Openreach
29 Nov 2016 7:47:42
Telecoms regulator Ofcom orders BT to legally separate its Openreach division, which runs the UK's broadband infrastructure.