11:42 am (35 minutes ago)
The UK economy grew 0.8% in the second quarter and has now recovered the ground lost since the downturn began in 2008, according to official figures.
10:32 am (an hour ago)
Royal Bank of Scotland says it expects pre-tax profits of £2.65bn for the first half of the year but warns of 'bumps in the road ahead'.
10:53 am (an hour ago)
BSkyB wants to take over Rupert Murdoch's pay TV companies in Germany and Italy in a move that would create a company with 20 million European viewers.
2:36 am (10 hours ago)
Fast-food chain McDonald's suspends sale of chicken nuggets in Hong Kong over the out of date meat scandal at a Chinese supplier.
Yesterday 10:49 pm (13 hours ago)
Amazon reports a loss of $126m in the second quarter and warns of slowing sales.
Yesterday 4:50 pm (19 hours ago)
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has lowered its forecast for global economic growth this year, from 3.7% to 3.4% but the UK's forecast is raised.
1:03 am (11 hours ago)
US President Barack Obama urges lawmakers to end a tax loophole that allows US companies to avoid paying US corporate taxes.
Yesterday 4:33 pm (20 hours ago)
Earnings at the US carmaker General Motors slump because of the cost of vehicle recalls.
Yesterday 4:35 pm (20 hours ago)
Barclays challenges legal action brought by US prosecutors alleging fraud in its "dark pool" trading operations.
Yesterday 8:34 pm (16 hours ago)
The South African government is fast-tracking a bill to block land sales to foreigners, which could come into effect in 2019.
Yesterday 6:13 pm (18 hours ago)
Newly published banking standards could mean banks have to hold significantly more funds to guard against potential loan losses.
Yesterday 4:02 pm (20 hours ago)
Only a third of "nuisance" calls are blocked by a service that allows individuals to opt-out of marketing calls, research has found.
Yesterday 2:22 pm (22 hours ago)
The European Aviation Safety Agency has joined the US in lifting its ban on flights to Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion airport.
Yesterday, 10:20 am
The volume of goods sold in the UK's shops, stores and supermarkets continues to grow, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
Yesterday 12:21 pm (24 hours ago)
Alston Network, a UK subsidiary of the giant French engineering group Alstom, has been charged with corruption by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO).
Yesterday 12:19 pm (24 hours ago)
More than 1,200 jobs are lost from Solihull-based car parts firm Unipart Automotive as it goes into administration.
Yesterday 1:58 pm (22 hours ago)
Burning wood to fuel power stations can create as many harmful carbon emissions as burning coal, according to a government report.
Yesterday, 12:00 am
A "relatively benign" rise in interest rates still has the potential to double the number of households facing debt problems, a think tank has said.
Yesterday 4:44 pm (20 hours ago)
Standard Chartered bank has backed its chief executive and chairman after media reports that they are under pressure to stand down.
Yesterday, 12:11 pm
Hundreds of thousands of people have a week to renew their tax credits or face losing the payments, HM Revenue and Customs says.
11:14 am (an hour ago)
The economic recovery in the UK has not been felt by youngsters who have seen their pocket money fall in the last year, a survey suggests.
Wednesday, 4:05 pm
Hedge fund manager Bill Ackman fails to land his promised "death blow" on diet shake company, Herbalife.
Yesterday, 8:30 am
People whose power is cut off for long spells during bad weather will be eligible for much higher compensation payments.
Yesterday, 9:19 am
Eighteen websites have been suspended and arrests made during a campaign, being revamped on Thursday, against pensions cash "predators".
Yesterday, 9:13 am
The Competition and Markets Authority launches a full investigation of the UK energy market.
Yesterday 11:18 pm (13 hours ago)
Thousands of workers across Ghana take to the streets to protest about the rise in the cost of living and call for petrol subsidies to be restored.
Yesterday, 12:07 pm
The unemployment rate in Spain falls below 25% for the first time in two years, as the economy begins to grow.
Yesterday, 3:34 am
China's manufacturing activity grows at its fastest pace in 18 months in July, an initial survey by HSBC shows, the latest sign that its economy may be stabilising.
12:13 am (12 hours ago)
Three business investors answer our readers' questions about how they judge whether or not to invest in a business venture.
Monday, 11:50 pm
Easy Taxi founder Tallis Gomes explains how the difficulties of hailing a cab in Rio de Janeiro led him to create his smartphone app.
Monday, 5:24 am
Akubra has been run by one family for five generations and their handsome felt hats, which are made with rabbit fur, are very much a part of Australia's national identity.
Yesterday, 3:51 am
A betting levy to help fund community facilities and treat gambling addiction is among proposals considered by Labour in a "long-term innovative plan for sport".
Wednesday, July 16th, 5:28 pm
Real Madrid has topped an annual Forbes list of the world's most valuable sports teams.
Monday, July 14th, 9:13 pm
Ray Whelan, the British boss of a World Cup hospitality firm, surrenders to a Brazilian judge amid a probe into alleged illegal ticket sales.
12:12 am (12 hours ago)
Why the ever rising pound is not all good news
12:11 am (12 hours ago)
Squaring up to Senegal's cattle rustlers
Yesterday, 12:00 am
The restaurants that love solo diners
Wednesday, 12:00 am
From living in an orphanage to a self-made millionaire
Tuesday, 3:13 pm
Why sanctions on Russia are hard for Germany
Wednesday, 10:44 pm
Digesting China's latest food scandal
Wednesday, 2:14 am
Models and conceptual drawings by famous car manufacturers