BBC Business News
Merkel: VW scandal won't harm Germany (Sun, 04 Oct 2015 13:30:53 GMT)
The Volkswagen emissions scandal was a "dramatic event" but would not inflict lasting damage on Germany's reputation, Angela Merkel says.
Virgin Trains starts automatic refunds (Fri, 02 Oct 2015 20:52:47 GMT)
Virgin becomes the first train company to automatically compensate some passengers if they are delayed, with other operators urged to follow suit
PM stands firm on tax credit cut (Sun, 04 Oct 2015 16:05:58 GMT)
David Cameron rejects calls to rethink cuts to tax credits for working families, as thousands join a TUC anti-austerity march at the Tory conference in Manchester.
Putting car emissions to the test (Fri, 02 Oct 2015 17:15:33 GMT)
Are you likely to get the same performance from your car as the lab tests suggest?
O2 deal 'threatens' mobile competition (Fri, 02 Oct 2015 16:29:41 GMT)
The proposed merger of O2 and Three 'threatens' competition in the UK mobile phone sector, the competition regulator says.
Legal career 'hit by vishing scam' (Fri, 02 Oct 2015 20:55:47 GMT)
A solicitor has told the BBC that being tricked into transferring £750,000 of client money to criminals has left her life in ruins.
Liquidator bid to keep coke ovens going (Sat, 03 Oct 2015 03:08:31 GMT)
Measures are being taken to keep the coke ovens at Redcar operating over the weekend, after owner SSI UK went into liquidation.
Fifa sponsors say Blatter must go (Fri, 02 Oct 2015 22:00:31 GMT)
Fifa president Sepp Blatter will not resign despite major sponsors, including Coca-Cola, calling for him to step down.
Amazon bars Apple and Google TV devices (Fri, 02 Oct 2015 14:12:45 GMT)
Amazon bars the sale of Apple and Google video-streaming devices
Markets recover after US jobs figures (Fri, 02 Oct 2015 19:17:11 GMT)
The US economy added just 142,000 jobs in September, lowering the chance of an interest rate rise this year.
PPI claim deadline proposed by watchdog (Fri, 02 Oct 2015 10:23:00 GMT)
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is considering a deadline for claims over mis-sold payment protection insurance (PPI).
Which? wants overhaul of bank accounts (Fri, 02 Oct 2015 09:44:38 GMT)
Consumer group Which? and Tesco Bank have called for a complete overhaul of UK current accounts.
Google's driverless car is so boring (Fri, 02 Oct 2015 10:26:23 GMT)
Dave Lee takes a ride in Google's driverless car but is less than impressed with the experience.
5p plastic bags: All you need to know (Fri, 02 Oct 2015 02:13:41 GMT)
On 5 October supermarkets in England will start charging 5p for using plastic bags. Here's a breakdown of everything you need to know about the price hike.
VIDEO: Will plastic bags go out of fashion? (Sat, 03 Oct 2015 23:02:29 GMT)
As the government prepares to implement a 5p charge on plastic bags in English supermarkets, BBC News takes a look at the social impact of mass-produced plastic bags, and their origin.
VIDEO: Two cars road tested - how clean are they? (Fri, 02 Oct 2015 17:49:06 GMT)
A road test done for the BBC on two popular makes of diesel cars - not fitted with the so-called "defeat device" - finds levels of dangerous emissions were higher than the legal EU limits they showed in the lab.
VIDEO: Solicitor lost £734,000 in phone scam (Sat, 03 Oct 2015 08:03:49 GMT)
A solicitor has been defrauded out of £734,000 pounds of her clients' money in the latest example of a so-called vishing - or voice phishing - attack.
VIDEO: Osborne pledges support for steelworks staff (Fri, 02 Oct 2015 15:54:38 GMT)
Chancellor George Osborne says ''a huge package of support'' is in place to help staff at Redcar steelworks, after the company owners go into liquidation.
VIDEO: Labour urges Redcar steelworks investment (Fri, 02 Oct 2015 17:18:47 GMT)
Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell says the government's promise of an aid package to staff at Redcar steelworks is not enough, after the company owners go into liquidation.
VIDEO: Tanzania's home-grown chocolatier (Fri, 02 Oct 2015 16:12:37 GMT)
Co-founder of Chocolate Mamas, Jaki Kweka, takes the BBC on a tour of her company.
VIDEO: Building Ghana's bamboo bikes (Fri, 02 Oct 2015 14:46:49 GMT)
The BBC's Suzanne Vanhooymissen talks to some bamboo bike builders in the Ghanaian city of Kumasi.
VIDEO: The weakening Ugandan shilling (Fri, 02 Oct 2015 14:52:29 GMT)
Since January 2015, Uganda's local currency has lost around a quarter of its value against the US dollar.
The rising cost of dying (Sun, 04 Oct 2015 01:20:17 GMT)
Funeral costs outstripping inflation, says new report
The firm that bridged the world (Fri, 02 Oct 2015 23:56:55 GMT)
The British steelmaker that bridged the world
Loneliness and the risk of scam mail (Fri, 02 Oct 2015 21:00:07 GMT)
How con-artists trick the vulnerable for their cash
Singapore's students ready to be entrepreneurs (Sat, 03 Oct 2015 23:58:11 GMT)
Singaporean students aim to become entrepreneurs
The company that charges double (Thu, 01 Oct 2015 23:23:31 GMT)
Is it still worth paying more for German engineering?
'Pay by smart watch? That'll do nicely' (Thu, 01 Oct 2015 23:31:48 GMT)
How new digital payments tech is helping small firms
Brazil's farmers wake up to their coffee (Thu, 01 Oct 2015 23:35:35 GMT)
How Brazilian farmers are doubling the value of their coffee
Your new consumer rights explained (Thu, 01 Oct 2015 13:36:09 GMT)
How to get a refund under new consumer laws