12:35 pm (an hour ago)
After nearly six years of falling real wages, weekly earnings have finally caught up with inflation, according to the Office for National Statistics.
11:16 am (3 hours ago)
The number of people out of work in the UK has fallen by 77,000 to a five year low of 2.24 million in the three months to February, official figures indicate.
8:30 am (6 hours ago)
UK supermarket giant Tesco announces a 6% fall in annual group trading profit to £3.3bn, the second year that profits have fallen.
11:00 am (3 hours ago)
Starbucks is to move its European head office to London by the end of the year, meaning it will pay more tax in the UK, the company says.
1:44 pm (20 minutes ago)
Bank of America reports a $276m first-quarter loss, after taking into account a $6bn charge for mortgage-related legal matters.
12:20 pm (an hour ago)
Paul Flowers, the former chairman of the Co-operative Bank and ex-Methodist Church minister, is charged with three counts of drug possession.
5:38 am (8 hours ago)
China's economy expanded by 7.4% in the first quarter of the year, better than expected but down from 7.7% at the end of 2013.
12:40 pm (an hour ago)
Upbeat forecasts for Sports Direct and better-than-expected Chinese growth data send the FTSE 100 higher.
12:02 pm (2 hours ago)
Communities in sub-Saharan Africa are being "hurt" by high fees charged by money transfer operators, charity Comic Relief says.
11:35 am (2 hours ago)
Hundreds of thousands more people are turning to food banks to stop themselves from going hungry, says charity the Trussell Trust.
1:20 pm (45 minutes ago)
The Scottish economy grew by 0.2% in the final three months of 2013, compared with growth of 0.7% in the UK as a whole.
2:28 am (12 hours ago)
The US tells China its currency must be allowed to rise if its own and the rest of the world's economy are to see stable growth.
8:51 am (5 hours ago)
Swiss bank Credit Suisse has found nothing "materially untoward" in how it trades foreign currencies, finance officer David Mathers has said.
Yesterday 9:59 pm (16 hours ago)
Shares in the struggling internet search giant Yahoo surge 9%, despite first-quarter profits falling 20%.
Yesterday 8:19 pm (18 hours ago)
The amount of fizzy drinks Coca-Cola sells worldwide falls for the first time in 15 years, but still drinks sales are up by 8%.
Yesterday, 11:39 am
Jobseekers in Derby will be given free bikes refurbished by prisoners in a bid to help them find work.
Friday, April 11th, 6:01 pm
Former Leeds United footballer, Danny Mills, is among investors who stepped in to save 35 West Cornwall Pasty Company outlets
Yesterday, 11:32 am
The rate at which UK house prices are rising has continued to increase, official figures show, with prices up 9.1% in the year to February.
Monday, 9:14 am
Almost 4m families have enough money to pay their rent or mortgage for only a month, if made jobless, housing charity Shelter says.
Monday, 10:33 am
Starting salaries for graduate jobs, even in the best-paid fields of medicine and dentistry, have fallen 11% in five years, research suggests
Yesterday, 1:50 pm
The Russian economy may see zero growth this year because of the Ukraine crisis, Russia's finance minister has admitted.
Yesterday 2:56 pm (23 hours ago)
A sharp fall in petrol prices helped to keep US consumer inflation well below the Federal Reserve's 2% target in March.
Yesterday, 11:26 am
UK's inflation rate, as measured by the consumer prices index, fell to 1.6% in March, the Office for National Statistics says.
Monday, 12:06 am
A profile of Henry Engelhardt, the boss of insurance group Admiral, and why he wants his staff to have fun.
Wednesday, April 9th, 7:37 pm
After decades of decline, Taiwan's bamboo industry is now recovering as the plant is being used to make a wider range of goods, says the BBC's Cindy Sui.
Tuesday, April 8th, 12:06 am
How can firms engage their employees? Whole Foods chief executive John Mackey explains how he motivates his staff.
9:57 am (4 hours ago)
Premier League players at Manchester City are the best paid in global sport, according to a recently published report.
9:49 am (4 hours ago)
Ukio Bankas creditors approve the sale of its shares in Hearts, who can now begin their move out of administration.
Yesterday, 1:56 pm
The French Open will pay prize money of more than £20.6m this year, with the singles champions each receiving £1.36m.
8:26 am (6 hours ago)
Biz Stone discusses his new social app Jelly which he hopes will encourage people to help each other out.
10:06 am (4 hours ago)
China's economy grew 7.4% in the first three months of the year - slightly better than expected, but below the government's target.
12:03 pm (2 hours ago)
British Airways have announced plans to run some of its jet planes on rubbish.
1:06 am (13 hours ago)
Singapore Airlines is planning a multi-path route to growth - adding partnership arrangements and sponsorship deals to boost its prospects.
1:07 am (13 hours ago)
China's economic reform agenda could slow growth on the mainland, first quarter economic figures will be closely watched.
Yesterday, 10:39 am
The UK inflation rate as measured by the Consumer Prices Index (CPI) fell to 1.6% in March from 1.7% in February, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
Yesterday, 6:30 am
A leading UK site for parents and the Canadian tax authority have both announced they have had data stolen by hackers exploiting the Heartbleed bug.
Yesterday, 11:53 am
HSBC is to set up a £6 billion fund for lending to small and medium sized businesses around the UK.
12:00 am (14 hours ago)
Would this dessert taste different on a black plate?
9:14 am (5 hours ago)
How GDP became such an important measurement
12:02 am (14 hours ago)
How 3D printing is changing the shape of lessons
Monday, 12:13 am
The men who got rich selling empty space
Yesterday, 12:05 am
New tech helps small firms shoot for the stars
Yesterday, 12:12 am
Should offices change from sitting to standing?
Yesterday, 12:00 am
When implementing change brings a personal backlash
Monday, 12:10 am
Can coal become the low carbon energy of the future?