12:07 pm (6 hours ago)
The national minimum wage will increase by 19p an hour to £6.50, the government has announced.
3:03 pm (3 hours ago)
Troubled security firm G4S pays the UK government £108.9m for the tagging scandal, and admits that 2013 was "an extremely challenging year".
8:21 am (10 hours ago)
A quarter of payday lenders could be forced out of the market as the Financial Conduct Authority investigates the way they treat borrowers struggling to repay their loans.
3:51 pm (2 hours ago)
King, the games developer behind Candy Crush Saga, is looking to raise as much as $533m (£321m) via a share sale on the New York Stock Exchange.
4:12 pm (an hour ago)
E.On UK, one of the "big six" energy firms, sees a 26% rise in profits in 2013 after a cold snap at the beginning of the year.
2:43 pm (3 hours ago)
The Bank of England's oversight committee appoints Lord Grabiner to investigate any role by bank officials in foreign exchange rate manipulation.
1:24 pm (4 hours ago)
European states outside the eurozone help the EU's slow industrial recovery at the start of the year.
11:39 am (6 hours ago)
The European Union may not survive, according to billionaire George Soros, because Germany is failing to take on the role of leader.
11:47 am (6 hours ago)
At least 54,000 homes in the UK will not now be insulated as a result of changes to energy bills, the Labour Party claims.
12:38 am (17 hours ago)
The Confederation of British Industry wants action to make science, technology, engineering and maths careers 'more attractive'.
5:02 pm (52 minutes ago)
The size of Scotland's public spending deficit has risen, according to the latest Scottish government estimates.
5:00 pm (53 minutes ago)
Poundland and Pets At Home join the London stock market, but have contrasting fortunes in early trading.
5:00 am (13 hours ago)
Hong Kong's Cathay Pacific airways posts a 204% increase in profits in 2013 to $335m, as demand for flights to southern China increases.
9:15 am (9 hours ago)
The Bank of Thailand cuts its benchmark interest rate by 0.25 percentage points to 2% - the lowest level in three years - amid continuing political turmoil.
2:32 am (15 hours ago)
The value of Scottish salmon exports to America sees a four fold increase in five years reaching £200m in 2013.
7:42 am (10 hours ago)
India's budget airline SpiceJet places an order for 42 of Boeing's 737 MAX aircraft in a deal worth $4.4bn at list prices.
Yesterday, 9:57 am
A VIP mobile phone number sells for more than two million dollars at an auction in Abu Dhabi.
Thursday, March 6th, 3:01 pm
A financial trader walks from Rome to Paris in a quest for "divine justice".
Yesterday, 10:24 am
Small businesses may still be getting a raw deal from their banks, according to the Office of Fair Trading.
Yesterday, 12:56 pm
The insurance regulator, the Financial Conduct Authority, promises a crackdown on so-called 'add-on' policies.
Monday, 4:19 pm
Public sector workers are paid on average 14.5% more per hour than those in the private sector, according to the Office for National Statistics.
Yesterday, 12:23 am
The UK's winter floods have given the jobs market an 'unexpected boost', says recruitment firm Manpower.
Yesterday, 7:19 am
The Bank of Japan says exports have levelled off due to disappointing external demand, after a strong performance in February.
Monday, 2:40 pm
Labour commits to fund a "jobs guarantee" for the long-term unemployed for the whole of the next parliament, if it wins power.
Monday, 12:09 am
A profile of young entrepreneur Ashish Thakkar, who after escaping the Rwandan genocide, went on to create the Mara Group.
Thursday, March 6th, 12:11 am
With a new constitution and an interim government of independent figures in place, entrepreneurs in Tunisia are hopeful that the country will soon get some pro-business reforms.
Wednesday, March 5th, 12:27 am
BBC News hears from the directors, DJs and audience at BPM Festival in Mexico.
2:29 am (15 hours ago)
Hampden Stadium has been unveiled as an athletics arena as work to transform it nears completion ahead of Glasgow 2014.
1:26 am (16 hours ago)
Fifa head Sepp Blatter rules out speeches at the opening of the World Cup after President Rousseff was booed at last year's Confederations Cup.
Yesterday, 12:10 pm
US investment firm Baron Capital buys a quarter of all Manchester United shares available for sale on the New York Stock Exchange
11:32 am (6 hours ago)
Chinese teachers would help English students become more confident with maths, a CBI executive has claimed.
10:44 am (7 hours ago)
Michelle Fleury asks what financial aid western countries can provide to cash-strapped Ukraine.
1:29 pm (4 hours ago)
Billionaire George Soros has told the BBC that the European Union may not survive its "long-lasting stagnation".
10:10 am (8 hours ago)
Hazel Blears speaks to the BBC's Evan Davis about whether the region of Salford should change its name to Manchester.
11:02 am (7 hours ago)
Kim Bayley from the Entertainment Retailers Association discusses the recent growth in music and video outlets.
4:29 pm (an hour ago)
Crypto-anarchist Cody Wilson tells HARDtalk the internet has become a powerful tool for states and individuals.
6:45 am (11 hours ago)
In Nigeria, Central Bank governor Lamido Sanusi was suspended after he accused the state oil company, Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC), of failing to account for $20bn in oil revenues.
Yesterday, 5:43 pm
The Bank of England will tighten its governance after criticism of its response to claims of manipulation of foreign exchange rates.
12:06 am (18 hours ago)
The chancellor's house-building challenge
Yesterday, 3:08 pm
What advice have you got for cutting spending?
12:19 am (18 hours ago)
Where the only rule is 'be cool'
12:30 am (17 hours ago)
Do all the best ideas come out of a good argument?
Yesterday, 11:53 am
'You want someone with a bit of spark about him'
Yesterday, 12:49 pm
What exactly is all the fuss about?
Yesterday 7:50 pm (22 hours ago)
Where does boss's resignation leave Co-op?