Former bank boss under house arrest
26 Jul 2015 2:56:09
Ricardo Salgado, the former boss of the Portuguese bank Banco Espirito Santo, under house arrest after questioning over the bank's collapse.
Pearson to sell Economist stake
26 Jul 2015 8:08:27
Publishing company Pearson is to sell its 50% stake in the Economist Group, days after announcing the sale of the Financial Times.
VIDEO: Aiming to hit a home run in China
26 Jul 2015 7:54:06
Many of the world's biggest sports organisations see China as a key target in their global expansion plans, but cracking the market can be a whole new ball game.
VIDEO: Commissioner to tackle late payments
26 Jul 2015 7:47:28
Small businesses that find themselves in difficulty because of late payments could be helped by the appointment of a new small business commissioner.
Orchid spotters map shifting blooms
26 Jul 2015 7:44:06
A UK citizen science project to study when and where different orchids bloom has already revealed 200 new flowering locations for particular species.
VIDEO: 'Glass-floor' block on social mobility
26 Jul 2015 7:43:23
Robert Pigott reports on a study which shows middle-class families are stopping less well-off children from getting the better-paid jobs.
Tsar to target late payment billions
26 Jul 2015 1:18:09
A small business commissioner will help firms tackle the problem of the billions of pounds in late payments they are owed, under government plans.
Fund to target whisky fans in China
26 Jul 2015 1:01:39
A new £3m fund is created to allow whisky connoisseurs in China to invest in some of Scotland's rarest drams.
Bloodhound Diary: A riveting 'tail'
25 Jul 2015 1:25:23
Project approaches the end of the mechanical build
VIDEO: Hackers expose Jeep security flaw
25 Jul 2015 6:16:35
Fiat Chrysler has issued a safety recall affecting 1.4m vehicles in the US, after security researchers showed that one of its cars could be hacked.
Internet firms face 'tax crackdown'
25 Jul 2015 4:35:33
Internet companies may have to provide more information on people and businesses who sell goods and services online, in a crackdown on tax evasion.
Banks offering Help to Buy Isa named
25 Jul 2015 0:47:14
Some of the banks participating in the government's Help to Buy Isa scheme have been named.
Criminals 'drive up UK house prices'
25 Jul 2015 0:42:45
Foreign criminals are laundering billions of pounds by purchasing expensive UK properties, pushing up house prices, the National Crime Agency says.
Iberian lynx returns to Spain from verge of extinction
24 Jul 2015 3:27:11
Hard work saves Spanish lynx from extinction
Facing the future at the IMF
24 Jul 2015 1:31:48
Facing the future at the IMF
See inside Versace's designer flats
24 Jul 2015 1:20:11
The UK's first Versace-branded flats go on sale
Shareholder power 'hitting growth'
24 Jul 2015 1:00:19
The Bank of England's chief economist has expressed concern that shareholders' power is holding back economic growth.
US healthcare deal frenzy continues
24 Jul 2015 9:36:48
The number of large health insurers in the US could fall from five to three as companies seek to merge in a bid to slash costs.
Pluto may have 'nitrogen glaciers'
24 Jul 2015 9:26:11
Pluto would appear to have glaciers of nitrogen ice, the latest pictures from the New Horizons probe suggest.
VIDEO: The bag designed to thwart terrorists
24 Jul 2015 9:04:15
Scientists have developed what they're describing as a bomb proof material that could be a major step forward in aircraft security.
Device limits aircraft bomb impact
24 Jul 2015 7:02:27
A new system that contains the explosion of bombs smuggled onto aircraft has been successfully tested.
Amazon shares surge on surprise profit
24 Jul 2015 6:49:52
Online retailer Amazon shares have surged almost 15% after it posted an unexpected profit on Thursday.
Jeep hack prompts 1.4m car recall
24 Jul 2015 5:52:35
Car giant Fiat Chrysler recalls 1.4 million vehicles in the US after security researchers showed that one of its cars could be hacked.
Yuval Noah Harari: What explains the rise of humans?
24 Jul 2015 5:16:16
Seventy thousand years ago, our human ancestors were insignificant animals, just minding their own business in a corner of Africa with all the other animals. But now, few would disagree that humans dominate planet Earth; we've spread to every continent, and our actions determine the fate of other animals (and possibly Earth itself). How did we get from there to here? Historian Yuval Noah Harari suggests a surprising reason for the rise of humanity.
VIDEO: A Chinese restaurant dining guide
24 Jul 2015 5:05:30
Renowned author and restaurateur Emma Chen explains whether you should ever knock a bowl with a chopstick, and whether using a fork in a Chinese restaurant is ok.