BBC Business News
Asda faces mass action on equal pay (Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:13:49 GMT)
Asda, the UK's second largest retailer, is facing a mass legal action over equal pay by women who work in their stores.
UK anger at £1.7bn EU cash demand (Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:06:37 GMT)
UK politicians react angrily to demands for an extra £1.7bn (2.1bn euros) contribution towards the European Union's budget due to the country's better economic performance.
Ukraine-Russia 'consensus' over gas (Fri, 24 Oct 2014 18:29:26 GMT)
Ukraine and Russia find "consensus" on a deal to end their gas dispute, according to the boss of Ukraine's state gas firm.
Ford profits fall on new truck costs (Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:10:05 GMT)
Ford reports a sharp fall in profits, largely due to the cost of developing its new F-150 pickup truck.
GDP rises by 0.7% in third quarter (Fri, 24 Oct 2014 11:22:26 GMT)
The economy expanded at a slower pace in in the three months to 30 September following a 0.9% rise in the second quarter, the ONS said.
Dolce & Gabbana cleared in tax case (Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:06:58 GMT)
Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana, founders of the Dolce & Gabbana fashion house, are cleared by an Italian court of tax evasion.
Banana splits as Chiquita chops deal (Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:47:44 GMT)
Shareholders in US banana distributor Chiquita vote against a merger deal with Irish rival Fyffes in favour of a higher offer.
Hailo says Uber blocked investors (Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:41:35 GMT)
After pulling out of the US, taxi app Hailo complains that rival Uber is blocking potential investors from offering funding.
Standalone TSB picks up customers (Fri, 24 Oct 2014 08:47:21 GMT)
Newly independent bank TSB says it is attracting more new customers than it had expected.
Rental costs 'up 1% in a year' (Fri, 24 Oct 2014 11:30:01 GMT)
The cost of renting a home in Britain rose by 1% in the year to September, with the fastest growth seen in London and Scotland, official statistics show.
Spirit Pubs rejects offer from C&C (Fri, 24 Oct 2014 08:15:29 GMT)
Spirit Pub Company has rejected a takeover offer from cider maker C&C, days after agreeing to recommend a rival offer from Greene King.
Job centres to get digital makeover (Thu, 23 Oct 2014 23:12:33 GMT)
Computer workstations, electronic signature pads and free wi-fi are rolling out across UK job centres.
Microsoft profits fall on Nokia deal (Thu, 23 Oct 2014 21:53:37 GMT)
Microsoft reports a fall in profits as a result of the cost of job cuts and its purchase of Nokia's smartphone business earlier this year but rising revenue cheers investors.
Qantas back on track to profit (Fri, 24 Oct 2014 04:28:57 GMT)
Australia's troubled national carrier Qantas says it is on course to deliver its first pre-tax profits this year in the three months to September.
Amazon reports increased losses (Thu, 23 Oct 2014 20:40:43 GMT)
Amazon shares plunge over 10% after the company reports a third-quarter loss of $437m (£273m), bigger than many analysts expected.
Pearson slides in FTSE downturn (Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:56:45 GMT)
London's leading shares dip lower in Friday morning trading, led downwards by publisher Pearson.
Call to scrap term-time holiday ban (Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:38:12 GMT)
Council leaders call for a more "common-sense approach" to term-time holidays.
Housing market in UK 'is cooling' (Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:27:40 GMT)
Mortgage activity dropped in September compared with a year ago signalling a UK housing market that is "continuing to cool", banks have said.
Lloyds expected to cut 9,000 jobs (Thu, 23 Oct 2014 00:04:03 GMT)
Lloyds Banking Group is planning to cut around 9,000 jobs - around a tenth of its entire workforce - over the next three years, the BBC understands.
China's property prices decline (Fri, 24 Oct 2014 06:26:37 GMT)
China's property prices fall 1.3% in September, marking the first year-on-year fall in the sector.
New home building at seven-year high (Wed, 22 Oct 2014 23:03:24 GMT)
Builders are preparing to construct new UK homes at a rate not seen since the before the financial crisis, new figures show.
UK retail sales fall in September (Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:41:03 GMT)
UK retail sales fall 0.3% September, adding to signs that the economic recovery may be losing steam.
The king of discount voucher codes (Sun, 19 Oct 2014 23:26:34 GMT)
How Mark Pearson, the boss of discount offers website My Voucher Codes, set up the business and became a self-made multi-millionaire.
The Chinese tycoon who loves animals (Wed, 15 Oct 2014 19:19:15 GMT)
Huang Nubo, the founder of property and leisure giant Beijing Zhongkun Investment Group, explains his unique approach to business.
Boom times for Ethiopia's coffee shops (Wed, 15 Oct 2014 23:08:26 GMT)
As Ethiopia's economy continues to expand, business is growing strongly for coffee shops in the capital Addis Ababa.
'Hold Qatar World Cup in May' (Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:15:58 GMT)
Europe's biggest football clubs consider asking Fifa to hold the 2022 World Cup in May to avoid the intense summer heat.
Caterham could miss United States GP (Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:52:07 GMT)
Bosses of the Caterham F1 admit they will struggle to race in the USA next weekend if they cannot resolve a dispute with administrators.
World Cup ticket sales near 1m (Thu, 23 Oct 2014 09:49:04 GMT)
A total of 950,000 tickets were sold for the 2015 Rugby World Cup during September, organisers say.
VIDEO: The Indian coal mines in Australia (Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:18:49 GMT)
Several large Indian companies are developing their own mines in Australia, but environmentalists are concerned for the future of the Great Barrier Reef.
VIDEO: Spicing up the supermarket shelves (Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:13:29 GMT)
India's Mahashian Di Hatti (MDH) shows how many Indians' lifestyles are changing - it's now selling pre-packed spices to its customers.