12:01 am (38 minutes ago)
The UK edges up the World Economic Forum's worldwide rankings, but the group warns that the health of the global economy is at risk.
Yesterday 8:49 pm (4 hours ago)
The leaking of intimate photos of celebrities from iCloud accounts was due to a theft of log-in information, not a security breach, says Apple.
Yesterday 7:00 pm (6 hours ago)
National Grid is seeking additional electricity supplies for winter after unexpected plant shutdowns have raised fears of potential shortages.
Yesterday 11:57 am (13 hours ago)
A court says the UberPop service must stop transporting passengers in Germany, but the American company refuses to suspend work.
Yesterday 9:38 pm (3 hours ago)
Shares in Home Depot lead the Dow Jones index lower after a report claiming a data breach.
Yesterday 5:28 pm (7 hours ago)
A hearing to convince a judge to approve Detroit's plan to restructure the city's debts has begun.
Yesterday 9:20 am (15 hours ago)
Mayor of London Boris Johnson says plans for an airport in the Thames Estuary, dubbed "Boris Island", are not dead despite a commission looking into the UK's airport needs rejecting the idea.
Yesterday 11:36 am (13 hours ago)
The construction sector expanded at its fastest pace for seven months in August, despite supply shortages holding back growth, a survey suggests.
Yesterday 3:20 pm (9 hours ago)
George Osborne is to deliver the Autumn Statement, an annual update on the state of the economy, on 3 December.
Yesterday 3:42 pm (9 hours ago)
US oilfield firm Halliburton says it has agreed a $1.1bn settlement to meet the majority of claims against it for its role in the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
Yesterday 11:35 am (13 hours ago)
Switzerland's economy failed to grow in the second quarter of the year, official figures show, with trade affected by stagnation in the rest of Europe.
Yesterday 11:59 am (13 hours ago)
UK luxury carmaker Aston Martin hires senior Nissan executive Andy Palmer as its new chief executive.
Yesterday 2:48 am (22 hours ago)
Premier League clubs have been on a player buying spree, with spending at £835m, as the end of the transfer window passes.
Yesterday 7:55 am (17 hours ago)
Complaints about payment protection insurance (PPI) have fallen after last year's record, but remain at historically high levels, according to the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS).
Yesterday 12:27 pm (12 hours ago)
Dollar General, the lead discount retailer in the United States, raises its bid for rival store Family Dollar to almost $9.1bn (£5.51bn).
Yesterday 2:34 pm (10 hours ago)
More than 48,000 homeowners have used the government's Help to Buy scheme since it started, figures show.
Yesterday 7:36 am (17 hours ago)
Water shortages could hinder fracking for shale oil and gas in many parts of the world, the World Resources Institute says.
Yesterday 7:38 pm (5 hours ago)
The surge in sales of laptops for students getting ready to start university has become like a "mini-Christmas", say leading retailers.
Yesterday 11:36 pm (an hour ago)
Singer Gary Barlow has said he is working with new accountants following controversy over his tax dealings.
Yesterday, 12:30 am
The number of people struggling with payday loans has risen by 42% in the past year, according to the debt charity StepChange.
Monday, 12:16 pm
The amount of new money being borrowed by consumers soared to more than £1bn in July, according to the Bank of England.
Monday, 11:25 am
One of the UK's most high-profile fund managers, Neil Woodford, says he decided to sell his holding in HSBC because he is worried about "fine inflation".
Yesterday 6:42 am (18 hours ago)
Gordon Brown says an independent Scotland would become "an international outcast" if it refused to accept a share of UK debt.
Yesterday 7:45 am (17 hours ago)
Australia scraps a controversial mining tax after the government strikes a deal with business tycoon Clive Palmer's political party.
Monday, 10:19 am
Activity in the UK's manufacturing sector grew at its slowest pace for 14 months in August, a survey finds, while a separate study also suggests a slowdown.
Thursday, August 28th, 10:57 am
With the European Union ending import tariffs on Georgian products from 1 September, the country's winemakers and farmers are hopeful of increasing their exports to the EU.
Wednesday, August 27th, 12:01 am
A profile of Walid Sultan Midani, the founder of Tunisia's first video game development company, and his plans for global success.
Tuesday, August 26th, 12:02 am
Entrepreneurs are trying to find ways to collect rubbish in Mali's capital city Bamako but they have nowhere to process it.
Friday, August 29th, 7:56 am
Rangers make new shares available to current shareholders and admit poor uptake could hinder payments to creditors.
Monday, August 25th, 12:03 pm
England's top female rugby players will be paid for the first time as the Women's Sevens squad turns professional.
Thursday, August 21st, 2:24 pm
Aston Villa name Tom Fox as the Premier League club's new chief executive, replacing Paul Faulkner, who left in July.
Yesterday 11:57 am (13 hours ago)
Bronek Masojada, chief executive of the insurance company Hiscox, analyses the effect of recent conflicts on the insurance market
Yesterday, 12:01 am
BBC News talks to Ian Lowe, a blacksmith who teaches other people an ancient art he believes to be future-proof.
Yesterday 12:54 am (24 hours ago)
Card fraud in Asia costs banks $400m a year and is rising by up to 25% a year, according to software analytics firm Fico.
Monday, 11:59 pm
How three students took advantage of a strike by lecturers to create a massive online job site in Nigeria.
Monday, 11:48 am
Dave Lewis is taking over as chief executive of Tesco a month earlier than planned. Retail analyst Steve Dresser considers what he needs to do for the company.
Monday, 2:06 am
As food prices in the US increase, more people are looking for sources of free food - including other people's garbage. The BBC went dumpster diving with "freegans" in New York City.
Monday, 1:39 am
Could chip and pin technology be open to a new type of "skimming" fraud which is being used to steal people's cash?
Sunday, August 31st, 8:24 pm
Why Chinese couples are queuing up to put on waterproof make-up and get their wedding pictures taken underwater.
12:12 am (27 minutes ago)
The IT worker who quit his job to farm snails for restaurants
12:17 am (21 minutes ago)
The lost fight to save Spain's mines
Yesterday, 12:06 am
The Honey Queens fighting to save America's bees
Yesterday, 12:11 am
The student entrepreneurs behind Nigeria's online jobs giant
Yesterday, 12:19 am
Readers share their experiences of replacing their operating system
Yesterday, 12:33 am
How to beat new EU rules on vacuum cleaners.
Sunday, August 31st, 8:23 pm
Smile please, but hold your breath
Monday, 12:02 am
How do you safely scrap an 'old lady'?