BBC Business News
Imports weigh on UK economic growth (Thu, 28 May 2015 09:53:09 GMT)
The UK economy grew by 0.3% in the first quarter, the ONS confirms, with growth being hit by rising imports and a slowdown in the services sector.
Mortgage approvals 'jumped' in April (Thu, 28 May 2015 10:47:06 GMT)
There was a "significant pre-election jump" in the number of mortgage applications being approved, according to the High Street banks.
Food bug 'found in 73% of chickens' (Thu, 28 May 2015 11:27:40 GMT)
Nearly three-quarters of fresh shop-bought chickens test positive for food poisoning bug campylobacter in year-long study.
Chip maker Avago buys rival Broadcom (Thu, 28 May 2015 13:51:46 GMT)
Avago Technologies, one of the world's biggest manufacturers of semiconductors, is buying its California-based rival Broadcom for $37bn.
UK car production falls in April (Thu, 28 May 2015 06:56:30 GMT)
UK car production fell in April, the industry body says, after a rise in output for the domestic market failed to offset a drop in exports.
Yahoo to face class action lawsuit (Thu, 28 May 2015 01:39:36 GMT)
Yahoo will face a US class action lawsuit for allegedly accessing the content of emails sent to its mail users from non-Yahoo Mail accounts.
Fifa's Sepp Blatter under pressure (Thu, 28 May 2015 13:25:28 GMT)
Fifa president Sepp Blatter chairs an emergency meeting under growing political pressure over a corruption scandal engulfing football's governing body.
B&Q owner Kingfisher bolsters FTSE (Thu, 28 May 2015 11:35:40 GMT)
The FTSE 100 rises, with shares in B&Q owner Kingfisher rising after it says it is proceeding with its revamp plan "at pace".
Tate & Lyle profits fall amid revamp (Thu, 28 May 2015 08:01:54 GMT)
Tate & Lyle reports a drop in full-year profits, as the company undergoes a major restructuring.
Williams & Glyn relaunch assessed (Thu, 28 May 2015 11:14:19 GMT)
The competition watchdog is to assess the impact of the relaunch of former Manchester bank Williams & Glyn on competition in the UK banking sector.
Growth in Philippines slows sharply (Thu, 28 May 2015 04:03:24 GMT)
Growth in the Philippine economy slowed in the first quarter of the year to its lowest annual pace since 2011.
Rinehart loses family trust battle (Thu, 28 May 2015 07:26:42 GMT)
Australia's richest person, mining magnate Gina Rinehart, loses control of the family trust to her daughter, after a long-running legal battle.
Poster family warns over stock images (Mon, 25 May 2015 11:55:59 GMT)
A family whose image was used in a poster campaign by the group opposing gay marriage in the Republic of Ireland say they were "naive" about stock photography websites.
Parking fines make record profit (Sun, 24 May 2015 23:27:44 GMT)
Scottish councils have made a record profit from parking charges and fines, figures from the RAC Foundation show.
VIDEO: Macau's casinos gamble on growth (Thu, 28 May 2015 04:11:19 GMT)
Macau's biggest casinos plan to invest $25bn in hotels and casinos over the next two years, despite a plunge in gambling revenues.
VIDEO: Pressure mounts on Fifa's Blatter (Thu, 28 May 2015 12:53:52 GMT)
Pressure mounts on Sepp Blatter to stand down as president of world football's governing body Fifa - in the wake of the corruption allegations around the organisation.
VIDEO: Canada's 'early adopter' looks back (Thu, 28 May 2015 10:40:51 GMT)
Former Canadian prime minister Brian Mulroney, described as "an early adopter" because of the reforms he made while in office, talks about his successes and failures.
VIDEO: China's yuan may get reserve status (Thu, 28 May 2015 04:07:04 GMT)
China's yuan may become a global reserve currency this year - Bank of America's Claudio Piron explains why that's important.
VIDEO: The options for £12bn welfare cuts (Wed, 27 May 2015 22:47:33 GMT)
The Conservatives say they will freeze working-age benefits, including child benefit, for two years, but have still not spelt out what else will be targeted.
VIDEO: Cameron to meet leaders for EU talks (Thu, 28 May 2015 05:34:56 GMT)
Prime Minister David Cameron will travel to the Netherlands and France today at the start of an intense round of shuttle diplomacy.
VIDEO: China to boost navy's capability (Wed, 27 May 2015 01:19:28 GMT)
China outlines a plan to boost the capability of its navy amid tension over disputed areas of the South China Sea.
VIDEO: Hong Kong's computer coding classes (Tue, 26 May 2015 21:26:29 GMT)
School children these days no longer just have to learn traditional subjects such as English, Maths or Sciences. They are also expected to acquire computer skills and in some cases, programming knowledge.
Fifa scandal 'a disaster' for sponsors (Thu, 28 May 2015 12:19:37 GMT)
Are Fifa's sponsors being harmed by the continuing scandal?
Competition fever hits Brazil's bars (Wed, 27 May 2015 23:00:06 GMT)
The serious business of serving bar snacks in Brazil
Russian gas industry looks east (Wed, 27 May 2015 23:00:12 GMT)
Why Russian gas companies may turn to China
Why is 30 hours a week important? (Wed, 27 May 2015 23:00:16 GMT)
Why is 30 hours a week the threshold for tax breaks?
Strike changes: what do they mean? (Tue, 26 May 2015 23:00:29 GMT)
How tough will the new voting rules be?
How will the new Right to Buy work? (Tue, 26 May 2015 23:00:39 GMT)
How will the new Right to Buy actually work?