BBC Business News
Websites creak on record Black Friday (Fri, 28 Nov 2014 21:35:53 GMT)
Retailers including John Lewis and Currys head for record online sales as frenzied shopping swamps websites.
Oil prices hit fresh four-year lows (Fri, 28 Nov 2014 21:52:56 GMT)
Crude oil prices hit a four-year low after the decision of the Opec oil producers' cartel not to cut output.
US sees slower Black Friday sales (Fri, 28 Nov 2014 18:52:52 GMT)
Black Friday is less intense this year in the US after many stores opened earlier on Thursday.
House price growth lowest since 2013 (Fri, 28 Nov 2014 10:58:44 GMT)
The UK housing market is continuing to slow, Nationwide says, with annual house price inflation falling to 8.5% in November.
Eurozone inflation rate falls to 0.3% (Fri, 28 Nov 2014 10:56:33 GMT)
The eurozone inflation rate falls to 0.3%, suggesting that deflation remains a threat for the 18-nation bloc.
Suspended Tesco exec leaves company (Thu, 27 Nov 2014 20:55:43 GMT)
The BBC has learned one of the Tesco executives suspended by the company over the £260m profit misstatement has left the company.
Oil price plunge hits energy shares (Fri, 28 Nov 2014 17:17:27 GMT)
Shares in energy stocks fall further as investors continue to react to the sharp fall in oil prices following Thursday's Opec meeting.
Indian economic growth slows to 5.3% (Fri, 28 Nov 2014 14:40:57 GMT)
India's economy grew by 5.3% in the July-to-September period from a year earlier, down from a rate of 5.7% in the previous quarter.
Social media told to simplify terms (Fri, 28 Nov 2014 00:04:27 GMT)
A report from the UK parliament says Facebook, Twitter and other social networking firms need to make their terms and conditions clearer.
Energy firms hit with £39m penalty (Fri, 28 Nov 2014 08:16:44 GMT)
Regulator Ofgem imposes record £28m penalty on power generator Drax, while InterGen faces an £11m payout, for missing energy saving obligations
Weak yen and oil price lifts Nikkei (Fri, 28 Nov 2014 09:35:38 GMT)
Japan's Nikkei closes at its highest level for two weeks, with exporters boosted by a weaker yen and airline shares helped by falling oil prices.
Food bug affects 70% of shop chickens (Thu, 27 Nov 2014 12:53:45 GMT)
More than 70% of fresh chickens being sold in the UK are contaminated with the Campylobacter bug, the Food Standards Agency (FSA) reveals.
German jobless rate hits record low (Thu, 27 Nov 2014 16:23:45 GMT)
Germany's unemployment rate has hit a record low of 6.6%, but falling inflation has raised eurozone deflation fears.
UK swells list of banned websites (Thu, 27 Nov 2014 17:10:42 GMT)
The High Court bans a further 53 piracy sites, more than doubling the number that the UK's leading net providers must block.
European MPs want Google break-up (Thu, 27 Nov 2014 12:15:51 GMT)
A landmark vote at the European Parliament has called for Google's search business to be separated from its other businesses.
Woman wins £337m in divorce case (Thu, 27 Nov 2014 17:11:45 GMT)
The American wife of London financier Sir Chris Hohn, Jamie Cooper-Hohn, is awarded £337m by a High Court judge in a divorce case.
Vinyl record sales hit 18-year high (Thu, 27 Nov 2014 07:55:24 GMT)
More than one million vinyl records have been sold in the UK so far this year - the first time the milestone has been achieved since 1996.
Police called to Black Friday sales (Fri, 28 Nov 2014 18:33:43 GMT)
Police are called to supermarkets across the UK amid crowd surges as people hunt for "Black Friday" offers.
Meters overcharge 1.5m gas customers (Wed, 26 Nov 2014 16:32:05 GMT)
About 1.5 million gas customers with pre-payment meters have been overcharged because their meters are faulty, the industry has admitted.
Mortgage approvals fall by 16% (Tue, 25 Nov 2014 12:09:40 GMT)
The number of mortgages being granted by Britain's banks falls by 16% over the last year, according to banking industry body, the BBA.
Scotland 'should set income tax' (Thu, 27 Nov 2014 17:00:02 GMT)
The Scottish Parliament should have the power to set income tax rates and bands, the body on strengthening devolution recommends.
Power blackouts 'threat to economy' (Thu, 27 Nov 2014 00:00:20 GMT)
The UK would face "severe economic consequences" if there was a significant disruption to the supply of electricity, says the Royal Academy of Engineering.
Philippines economy slows sharply (Thu, 27 Nov 2014 05:21:05 GMT)
Growth in the Philippine economy slowed sharply in the third quarter due to weaker growth in all sectors, the government announces.
Transylvania's castle owners bite back (Thu, 27 Nov 2014 00:16:09 GMT)
After regaining control of their family castles, which had been confiscated by the communists, many Romanian castle owners are now running them as small businesses.
Tips from banker turned shoemaker (Tue, 25 Nov 2014 00:02:24 GMT)
An entrepreneur who turned his back on banking to set up a shoemaking company shares his tips for success as part of the African Dream series.
The couple who changed the way we shop (Mon, 24 Nov 2014 00:14:25 GMT)
Edwina Dunn looks back on how she and her husband helped Tesco launch its Clubcard, and change how many of us do our shopping.
Hearts could exit Tynecastle - Budge (Wed, 26 Nov 2014 06:24:05 GMT)
Owner Ann Budge says leaving Tynecastle Stadium could be the most cost-effective long-term solution for Hearts.
Sport events 'give no economic boost' (Tue, 25 Nov 2014 17:08:50 GMT)
A report examining the "evidence base" for policymaking suggests big sporting events have little or no direct economic benefit - and challenges other assumptions about teaching and police.
Javid wants Fifa to publish report (Wed, 26 Nov 2014 00:00:27 GMT)
The government calls on Fifa to publish in full the investigation into the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bidding process.
VIDEO: Reintegrating Tunisia's fighters (Fri, 28 Nov 2014 14:39:32 GMT)
There are calls on the government to do more to help the return of Tunisians who travelled to Iraq and Syria to fight with extremist groups.