VIDEO: Is this the new face of the £20 note?

Whose face should grace the new note?

Posted by on 22 May 2015 | 7:57 pm

Email error reveals bank's EU project

The Bank of England confirms it is researching the financial risks of the UK leaving the EU after it "inadvertently" sent details of the project to the Guardian newspaper.

Posted by on 22 May 2015 | 7:46 pm

The UK town that loves solar power

Where is the solar 'capital' of the UK?

Posted by on 22 May 2015 | 4:00 pm

Yellen: US rates may rise this year

The chair of the US Federal Reserve, Janet Yellen, says she expects the central bank to begin raising interest rates "at some point this year".

Posted by on 22 May 2015 | 12:39 pm

VIDEO: Madagascar's organic riches

With some surprising fertiliser ingredients, Madagascar is well-placed to export organic products.

Posted by on 22 May 2015 | 9:38 am

VIDEO: Telecoms firm Telecel's fate unclear

As Telecel's operating licence is cancelled, concern mounts for its employees and the possible impact on Zimbabwe's economy.

Posted by on 22 May 2015 | 9:28 am

Supermarket lights send 'GPS' data

A first-of-its-kind lighting system has been installed at a supermarket that tells an app where shoppers are standing and which way they are facing.

Posted by on 22 May 2015 | 8:58 am

Pickpockets close Eiffel Tower

Famous Parisian landmark the Eiffel Tower is closed to tourists after staff walked out complaining about the growing number of pickpockets.

Posted by on 22 May 2015 | 8:46 am

VIDEO: 'Make In India': Is it working?

The BBC's Sameer Hashmi looks for signs of progress in the plan to transform India into a global manufacturing hub.

Posted by on 22 May 2015 | 7:49 am

Tobacco firms challenge packaging law

British American Tobacco and Philip Morris file legal challenges against the UK government over plain packaging for cigarettes.

Posted by on 22 May 2015 | 7:47 am

South Korea 'nut rage' woman freed

Former Korean Air executive Heather Cho, who was jailed for an outburst over macadamia nuts, has been freed after winning a court appeal.

Posted by on 22 May 2015 | 7:31 am

VIDEO: A tour of London's 3D Print Show

As the London 3D Print Show rolls into town, the BBC's Theo Leggett offers a whistle-stop tour to assess the industry.

Posted by on 22 May 2015 | 6:28 am

VIDEO: The Narendra Modi village coach trip

Fans of India's Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, can now enjoy an excursion to his hometown of Vadnagar.

Posted by on 22 May 2015 | 5:36 am

UK job quality stalls for first time

A measure of the quality of jobs done by workers in the UK has fallen slightly for the first time.

Posted by on 22 May 2015 | 5:13 am

Government borrowing falls to £6.8bn

UK government borrowing fell to £6.8bn in April, down from £9.3bn a year earlier, official figures show.

Posted by on 22 May 2015 | 4:26 am

Watchdog investigates lubricant deal

Reckitt Benckiser's possible acquisition of the K-Y brand "could lead to higher prices for personal lubricants", says the UK's competition watchdog.

Posted by on 22 May 2015 | 3:16 am

Costa owner appoints female boss

Whitbread, the company that owns Costa Coffee and Premier Inn, is to become the sixth FTSE 100 company with a female chief executive.

Posted by on 22 May 2015 | 2:12 am

Nationwide's profits rise 54% to £1bn

Nationwide building society reports a 54% rise in annual pre-tax profit to £1.04bn as it regains its position as the UK's second-largest mortgage lender.

Posted by on 22 May 2015 | 1:55 am

Mazda and Mitsubishi recall more cars

Two more Japanese car giants - Mazda and Mitsubishi - are recalling 630,000 cars to replace faulty airbag inflators made by Takata.

Posted by on 22 May 2015 | 1:42 am

VIDEO: Value of S Korea's education system

When it comes to education in South Korea, the demand is so strong it accounts for 12% of all consumer spending.

Posted by on 21 May 2015 | 9:15 pm

VIDEO: Who makes money out of YouTube?

Ali Moore asks YouTube's Global Head of Music Partnerships Christophe Muller, who makes money out of YouTube?

Posted by on 21 May 2015 | 9:07 pm

Cost of rent 'up 4.6% in a year'

The cost of renting a home rose by 4.6% in the year to the end of April, the fastest rise since November 2010, an agency group says.

Posted by on 21 May 2015 | 6:02 pm

Why measure feet with iPads?

Why a shoe company measures kids' feet with iPads

Posted by on 21 May 2015 | 6:01 pm

Ecclestone challenges £1bn tax move

F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone goes to court to challenge the legal basis of assessments that have left him facing a UK tax claim of more than £1bn.

Posted by on 21 May 2015 | 12:32 pm

VIDEO: Is cash no longer king?

For the first time in Britain paying without cash is more popular than using notes and coins.

Posted by on 21 May 2015 | 8:06 am