VIDEO: McDonald's staff 'love zero-hours contracts'
26 Aug 2015 7:13:29
In a BBC interview, Paul Pomroy, chief executive of McDonald's UK, tells us the feedback from his staff indicates they "love the flexibility" of zero-hour contracts.
WPP boss bullish on Chinese growth
26 Aug 2015 6:44:52
Martin Sorrell, chief executive of advertising giant WPP, expresses optimism about China's growth, despite fears over its economic health.
VIDEO: Meet Malaysia's 'most famous' chef
26 Aug 2015 5:27:31
The BBC's Jennifer Pak speaks to the celebrity chef Chef Wan about the secrets to his success.
Asian markets sell-off continues
26 Aug 2015 0:56:10
Asian shares have opened lower again as concerns over China's slowing growth continue to haunt investors.
Intel Inside... literally?
25 Aug 2015 3:09:09
Is your body the next frontier for the chip giant?
Horses for sale in Ukraine
25 Aug 2015 3:02:20
Is Ukraine right to sell off its equine farms?
Thousands of microbes in house dust
25 Aug 2015 3:02:07
The dust in our homes contains an average of 9,000 different types of fungi and bacteria, a study suggests.
Aphantasia: A life without mental images
25 Aug 2015 3:00:30
Scientists identify the condition aphantasia, in which people cannot create images in their head
VIDEO: Should investors sell or stay put?
25 Aug 2015 2:29:23
What can the past tell us about whether it's worth hanging onto stocks during storms like Black Monday?
VIDEO: Will China's economic plan work?
25 Aug 2015 1:43:11
China's stock market fell sharply and the country's central bank has reduced interest rates to try and help the situation.
US stocks fall as rally peters out
25 Aug 2015 0:31:59
Wall Street shares close lower again after a sharp rally fizzles out in the last hour of trading.
VIDEO: What's a 'bear market'?
25 Aug 2015 6:38:12
The BBC explains some of the words being used to describe the recent stock market turmoil, triggered by slowdown fears in China.
Rajan: 'Don't overburden central banks'
25 Aug 2015 6:08:13
Central banks are under too much pressure to fix struggling economies, according to the man in charge of India's monetary policy.
'Not all about China,' says India's Rajan
25 Aug 2015 5:48:44
India's central bank head on recent market turmoil
Seth Berkley: The troubling reason why vaccines are made too late ... if they’re made at all
25 Aug 2015 4:56:28
It seems like we wait for a disastrous disease outbreak before we get serious about making a vaccine for it. Seth Berkley lays out the market realities and unbalanced risks behind why we aren't making vaccines for the world's biggest diseases.
Samsung responds to 'stylus flaw'
25 Aug 2015 4:29:08
Some early adopters of a new Samsung phone have said the device's stylus can damage the phone when inserted upside down.
VIDEO: 'Dangerous' whale rescue takes two days
25 Aug 2015 2:48:28
A team of marine life rescuers spend two days in freezing Icelandic waters to free a whale that had become entangled in fishing gear.
VIDEO: George Osborne on China economy
25 Aug 2015 2:01:29
Chancellor George Osborne says that Britain is much better prepared than it was a few years ago to deal with turmoil in China's economy.
Israel imposes Heinz ketchup changes
25 Aug 2015 2:01:19
The Israeli health ministry has ruled that Heinz tomato ketchup must now be sold as "tomato seasoning" in the Middle East country.
FTSE rebounds with gains of 3.5%
25 Aug 2015 1:11:44
London's leading shares surge in Tuesday trading, raising hopes that the index's 10-day losing streak might have come to an end.
China cuts interest rates to 4.6%
25 Aug 2015 0:48:11
China cuts its main interest rate by 0.25 percentage points to 4.6% after two days of stock market turmoil.
Why has Apple broken its vow of silence?
25 Aug 2015 0:20:54
An email from Apple's CEO about the company's performance in China, has raised eyebrows among market-watchers.
Why is FTSE 100 shrugging off Shanghai Noon?
25 Aug 2015 9:55:29
Why are European stock markets this morning unperturbed by China's record-breaking four-day share prices falls?
BHP profits tumble as China slows
25 Aug 2015 9:16:43
Annual profits at BHP Billiton slid 86% despite slashing costs, as a collapse in Chinese demand for commodities hit the mining giant.
Packaged account complaints soaring
25 Aug 2015 8:42:03
The number of complaints about so-called packaged bank accounts has "shot up", according to new figures from the Financial Ombudsman.