BBC Business News
IMF wary of third Greek bailout (Thu, 30 Jul 2015 18:29:44 GMT)
The International Monetary Fund is wary of any financial contribution to a third Greek bailout and is unlikely to provide funds at the first stage.
Celebrity fitness chain to go public (Thu, 30 Jul 2015 21:56:07 GMT)
SoulCycle, the indoor cycling fitness chain with a celebrity following in the US, including David Beckham and Lady Gaga, plans to float on the stock market.
Drivers unclear over emergency numbers (Thu, 30 Jul 2015 23:06:21 GMT)
Motorists crossing the Channel are confused about which three-digit number to dial in an emergency, the RAC is claiming.
Google to defy French privacy ruling (Thu, 30 Jul 2015 20:32:15 GMT)
Google is to defy a French ruling that the "right to be forgotten" should be applied globally and not just in Europe.
Police end icebreaker bridge protest (Fri, 31 Jul 2015 04:52:17 GMT)
Greenpeace activists are removed from a bridge in Portland, Oregon, allowing an icebreaker to join an Arctic oil drilling operation.
Facebook builds drone for net access (Thu, 30 Jul 2015 21:24:21 GMT)
The social network Facebook announces it has built its own drone to bring internet connectivity to remote parts of the world.
US economic growth picks up to 2.3% (Thu, 30 Jul 2015 16:04:21 GMT)
The US economy grew at an annualised pace of 2.3% in the three months to June, official figures show.
UK now Santander's biggest market (Thu, 30 Jul 2015 13:13:37 GMT)
The UK has become Santander's most profitable market, generating just over a fifth of the bank's profits in the first half of 2015.
EDF loses 266,000 UK customer accounts (Thu, 30 Jul 2015 12:52:40 GMT)
Energy firm EDF lost 266,000 UK customer accounts in the past year as more consumers chose to switch their gas and electricity suppliers.
British Gas owner cuts 6,000 jobs (Thu, 30 Jul 2015 10:31:33 GMT)
Energy firm Centrica says it is cutting 6,000 jobs, as it reports a doubling of profits at its British Gas business.
Royal Dutch Shell cuts 6,500 jobs (Thu, 30 Jul 2015 10:45:23 GMT)
Oil giant Royal Dutch Shell says it has shed 6,500 jobs as part of cost-cutting plans.
RBS reports £153m first-half loss (Thu, 30 Jul 2015 11:36:18 GMT)
Royal Bank of Scotland, which owns NatWest and Ulster Bank, reported a loss for the first six months after setting aside more money for repaying customers and potential legal settlements.
Shop ditches 'unexpected item in bagging area' (Thu, 30 Jul 2015 14:25:04 GMT)
The supermarket is getting rid of six self-service checkout phrases which shoppers find really annoying.
Top Gear: Ex-hosts sign Amazon deal (Thu, 30 Jul 2015 16:49:06 GMT)
Former Top Gear hosts Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May sign up to present a new show on Amazon's streaming service.
VIDEO: Johnny Marr on Japan's music scene (Thu, 30 Jul 2015 23:49:23 GMT)
Johnny Marr, a founding member of The Smiths, says Japan's music scene is "less weird" than it used to be.
VIDEO: Is Asia facing a tech bubble? (Thu, 30 Jul 2015 23:30:47 GMT)
The BBC's Asia business correspondent Karishma Vaswani looks at whether the region is facing a technology bubble.
VIDEO: Robotic playground looks for fun (Thu, 30 Jul 2015 23:03:33 GMT)
A team of robotic developers has built an interactive robotic climbing frame, that can roam designated play areas, ready for children to play with it.
VIDEO: Flight MH370: The search so far (Thu, 30 Jul 2015 17:02:59 GMT)
A large part of an aeroplane wing has washed up on a beach on the French island of Reunion. Experts think it belongs to a Boeing 777, raising hopes that it could help in the search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.
VIDEO: 'My greenhouse made of sash windows' (Wed, 29 Jul 2015 23:04:26 GMT)
Architect student Rachael Taylor tells the story of her community greenhouse, made out of recovered sash windows.
VIDEO: Why Facebook is cashing in on video (Thu, 30 Jul 2015 10:13:27 GMT)
Facebook highlights the increasing importance of video, saying that usage continues to grow.
VIDEO: RBS boss 'dealing with past issues' (Thu, 30 Jul 2015 13:15:45 GMT)
RBS chief executive Ross McEwan says decisions the bank made a decade ago are still holding it back, as RBS reports a £153m half-year loss in profits.
VIDEO: When will US interest rates rise? (Thu, 30 Jul 2015 01:33:01 GMT)
The US central bank, the Federal Reserve, kept rates on hold at its latest meeting. When might they rise?
NASL football looks to kick-start expansion (Thu, 30 Jul 2015 23:08:51 GMT)
The US football division seeking inspiration from the 1970s
From boom to bust in Swiss border towns (Thu, 30 Jul 2015 23:25:18 GMT)
From boom to bust in Swiss border towns
'Phone farmers' reaping the benefits (Thu, 30 Jul 2015 23:13:39 GMT)
The tech helping Kenyan smallholders reap rich rewards
Problems with a huge survey (Thu, 30 Jul 2015 02:01:30 GMT)
It's not just the tiny surveys with questionable methodology that cause problems.
Why do offshore tax havens still exist? (Wed, 29 Jul 2015 23:17:23 GMT)
Why 'sunny places for shady people' continue to thrive
Rio's favelas get Olympics B&B fever (Wed, 29 Jul 2015 23:18:45 GMT)
Rio's favelas to accommodate visitors to 2016 Olympics
Reaching the parts others cannot teach (Tue, 28 Jul 2015 23:07:04 GMT)
Reaching those others cannot teach
Self-driving cars are a distant prospect (Mon, 27 Jul 2015 23:03:54 GMT)
What's putting the brakes on driverless cars?