UK no place for 'dirty money' - PM

Foreigners must be stopped from buying UK homes with "plundered" cash and a "global effort" is needed to beat corruption, David Cameron will say later.

Posted by on 27 July 2015 | 10:15 pm

China shares continue to slide

Shares in mainland China continue their slide on Tuesday, a day after the Shanghai Composite index saw its biggest drop in eight years.

Posted by on 27 July 2015 | 9:18 pm

Apple fake factory 'caught in China'

A factory which had made up to 41,000 fake Apple iPhones has been caught in China leading to nine arrests.

Posted by on 27 July 2015 | 6:45 pm

VIDEO: 'My GDP diary...'

BBC News explains how your daily activities can influence the calculation of GDP, or Gross Domestic Product., a key economic indicator.

Posted by on 27 July 2015 | 6:19 pm

Self-driving cars are a distant prospect

What's putting the brakes on driverless cars?

Posted by on 27 July 2015 | 6:03 pm

Baidu profits miss expectations

China's biggest online search engine Baidu missed analysts' expectations as profits took a hit from investment redirected elsewhere.

Posted by on 27 July 2015 | 5:35 pm

Burger King gets 'chicken fries' lift

Burger King has credited the return of its "chicken fries" for helping to drive a better-than-expected rise in second quarter profit.

Posted by on 27 July 2015 | 1:24 pm

VIDEO: Panic grips China's stock market

Shares in mainland China have recorded their biggest one-day fall for more than eight years following a sell-off towards the end of the trading day.

Posted by on 27 July 2015 | 12:47 pm

Alton Towers firm in £47m profit alert

Alton Towers owner Merlin Entertainments says the rollercoaster accident at the theme park could affect profits by as much as £47m.

Posted by on 27 July 2015 | 10:51 am

Pension liberation fraud 'triples'

The amount of pension liberation fraud more than tripled in April, the month after new pension freedoms were introduced, figures suggest

Posted by on 27 July 2015 | 10:32 am

Indian tycoon buys old Scotland Yard

One of India's richest men, Yusuffali Kader, has bought the original Scotland Yard site in Whitehall for £110m.

Posted by on 27 July 2015 | 10:24 am

Gift cards for phones offer launched

Consumers can exchange old mobile phones for instant gift vouchers at catalogue retailer Argos.

Posted by on 27 July 2015 | 8:08 am

Jury retires in Libor rigging case

The jury in the trial of Tom Hayes, the trader charged with rigging global Libor interest rates, has retired to digest nine weeks of evidence.

Posted by on 27 July 2015 | 7:25 am

Creditors in Greece for bailout talks

Negotiators from Greece's creditors have begun arriving in Athens to start discussions on a third multi-billion euro bailout deal.

Posted by on 27 July 2015 | 6:50 am

Payday firm to pay £20m compensation

Payday lender Cash Genie faces a £20m compensation bill after charging customers £50 to transfer them to the firm's debt collection business.

Posted by on 27 July 2015 | 5:13 am

Build more houses, estate agents urge

Estate agents are urging politicians to push on with house building as demand from potential buyers picks up.

Posted by on 27 July 2015 | 4:20 am

VIDEO: Hong Kong's huge anime convention

If you ever needed proof of the popularity of anime, comics and video games in Asia, you need look no further than Hong Kong.

Posted by on 26 July 2015 | 7:54 pm

VIDEO: Solar solution?

Could solar power help solve India's recurrent power shortages, or are government targets too ambitious?

Posted by on 26 July 2015 | 6:15 pm

Iran looks for investment opportunities

Iran looks for investment opportunities

Posted by on 26 July 2015 | 6:04 pm

The Quirky business of inventions

The US firm which wants to get more things invented

Posted by on 26 July 2015 | 6:00 pm

From rugby player to businessman

How a former Wallabies captain built a business empire

Posted by on 26 July 2015 | 2:00 pm

VIDEO: From rugby caps to cappuccinos

How former Australian rugby union captain George Gregan built a food and hospitality business.

Posted by on 26 July 2015 | 2:00 pm

VIDEO: Aiming to hit a home run in China

Many of the world's biggest sports organisations see China as a key target in their global expansion plans, but cracking the market can be a whole new ball game.

Posted by on 26 July 2015 | 2:54 am

VIDEO: Hackers expose Jeep security flaw

Fiat Chrysler has issued a safety recall affecting 1.4m vehicles in the US, after security researchers showed that one of its cars could be hacked.

Posted by on 25 July 2015 | 1:16 am

Facing the future at the IMF

Facing the future at the IMF

Posted by on 24 July 2015 | 4:31 pm