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Germany warns Greece over debts

Monday, 26 January 2015

The German government warns Greece that it must meet its commitments to lenders, after the election win of the Greek anti-austerity Syriza party.

Russia's credit rating cut to junk

Monday, 26 January 2015

Russia's credit rating is cut to junk by US ratings agency Standard and Poor's for the first time in a decade.

Families hit by cuts report says

Tuesday, 27 January 2015

Families with young children and poorer households have been worst affected by government changes to tax and benefits, according to a new report.

Microsoft quarterly profits fall

Monday, 26 January 2015

Microsoft reports falling profits but sales were helped by strong Xbox sales over the holiday season.

Mattel boss resigns on sales slide

Monday, 26 January 2015

Mattel removes chief executive as Barbie falls out of favour, sending sales in the crucial Christmas season down 6%.

New property website targets rivals

Monday, 26 January 2015

A consortium of estate agents has launched a new property website to rival Rightmove and Zoopla, which dominate the market.

Aer Lingus considers higher IAG bid

Monday, 26 January 2015

Irish airline Aer Lingus says it is considering a revised offer of €2.55 a share from British Airways owner IAG.

Flybe shares hit by weak forecast

Monday, 26 January 2015

Shares in regional airline Flybe fall by more than a quarter after it says full-year results will be worse than expected.

SSE to cut gas prices by 4.1%

Monday, 26 January 2015

Energy company SSE says it is cutting its domestic gas prices by 4.1% from 30 April, saving the average household £28 a year.

BHS takeover approaches considered

Sunday, 25 January 2015

Sir Philip Green is considering selling the department store chain BHS after receiving "several approaches".

Crackdown on rich 'nets 60% more tax'

Sunday, 25 January 2015

A specialist tax avoidance and evasion unit targeting UK residents earning more than £150,000 collected 60% more revenue last year.

Dalian Wanda invests $1bn in Sydney

Monday, 26 January 2015

Chinese property giant Dalian Wanda is set to invest $1bn (£667m) in a real estate development near Sydney Harbour.

Shares in London reverse early loss

Monday, 26 January 2015

Shares in London recovered from early losses helped by a recovery for oil and gas shares.

MPs: Ban fracking on carbon grounds

Monday, 26 January 2015

A committee of MPs has called for a moratorium on shale gas fracking on the grounds that it could derail efforts to tackle climate change.

Asian shares mixed on Syriza victory

Monday, 26 January 2015

Asian markets experienced mixed fortunes as investors reacted to the news that the anti-austerity Syriza party had won the Greek election.

India and US seal nuclear deal

Sunday, 25 January 2015

India and the US announce a breakthrough on a deal for supplying civilian nuclear technology, on the first day of President Barack Obama's visit.

Goldman Sachs urges UK to stay in EU

Saturday, 24 January 2015

The president of Goldman Sachs says Britain should stay in the EU to ensure London remains a "great financial capital of the world".

Economist chooses first female editor

Friday, 23 January 2015

The influential 172-year-old publication sells 1.6m print copies a week

Tootsie Roll boss dies at age of 95

Wednesday, 21 January 2015

Tootsie Roll chief executive Melvin Gordon dies at the age of 95 after leading the US confectionery firm for more than five decades.

Concern over pension advice service

Saturday, 24 January 2015

A leading pensions expert says the government's new pension advice service will not be properly staffed by the launch date of 6 April.

Benefits cuts 'cost families £489'

Friday, 23 January 2015

Coalition austerity changes to taxes and benefits have cost the average UK household £489 a year, according to the Institute for Fiscal Studies.

Energy firm price cuts are 'token'

Friday, 23 January 2015

Energy firms are being accused of "token price cuts" and failing to pass on larger savings to their customers.

ECB warns over 'weakened' EU project

Saturday, 24 January 2015

A top official at the European Central Bank warns that unemployment and low growth are undermining the European Union.

South Korea growth hits six year low

Friday, 23 January 2015

Growth in South Korea - Asia's fourth largest economy - fell to a six year low in the fourth quarter of last year, latest figures show.

Chinese manufacturing growth stalls

Friday, 23 January 2015

Activity in China's vast manufacturing sector contracted for the second consecutive month, according to a preliminary survey on Friday.

Brazil's tribal groups adopt tourism

Thursday, 22 January 2015

Indigenous tribes in Brazil are increasingly turning towards tourism to make their living, but there are concerns that some may be being exploited, reports Donna Bowater from the Amazon.

The inspiration behind a bike light

Sunday, 18 January 2015

How UK entrepreneur Emily Brooke was inspired to develop a new bicycle light, the Blaze Laserlight, which as the name suggests, projects a laser onto the road.

The woes of Fukushima's sake brewers

Wednesday, 14 January 2015

Since the Fukushima nuclear disaster of 2011, sales of sake from the region have plummeted, with radiation fears putting off Japanese consumers and China banning their import.

Blatter: Uefa lacks courage to stand

Sunday, 25 January 2015

Fifa president Sepp Blatter accuses Uefa of lacking the "courage" to challenge his leadership in May's election.

Ashley loans won't be Ibrox-secured

Friday, 23 January 2015

Rangers and Mike Ashley agree that Ibrox Stadium will now not be used as security over any further loans.

Olympic cities 'must allow' women

Thursday, 22 January 2015

The head of the International Olympic Committee says any country bidding to host the Games must make a commitment to "non-discrimination".

VIDEO: The world's poverty - in 50 seconds

Tuesday, 27 January 2015

A video explaining poverty across the globe, as part of the BBC's new A Richer World season - exploring prosperity, poverty and inequality.

VIDEO: Greece 'expected to pay back debt'

Monday, 26 January 2015

The man who was the architect of Greece's bailout has said he expects the country to still pay back its entire debt even if repayment terms have to be altered.

VIDEO: Greek election: The financial fallout

Monday, 26 January 2015

Syriza leader Alexis Tsipras has vowed to renegotiate Greece's bailout, worth €240bn (£179bn; $268bn), to end Greece's "humiliation and pain".

VIDEO: Cameron: Greece vote 'danger signs'

Monday, 26 January 2015

The Greek election result shows there are "danger signs" in the global economy, David Cameron has warned.

VIDEO: Farms feel pressure over milk

Monday, 26 January 2015

A Shropshire farmer has said he expects Syriza's victory in the Greek general election will have a negative impact on the UK farming industry.

VIDEO: Zero to £1m: How car website rocketed

Monday, 26 January 2015

Datshiane Navanayagam meets Adnan Ebrahim, founder and boss of popular car enthusiasts' website Car Throttle.

VIDEO: SkyMall files for bankruptcy

Saturday, 24 January 2015

SkyMall, the catalogue found on most US airlines and popular for selling quirky products like garden gnomes and "orbit wheels", has filed for bankruptcy.

VIDEO: Who would you put on a bank note?

Friday, 23 January 2015

BBC Breakfast asks members of the public whose face they would like to see on Bank of England notes.

How much money do you need to be "super-rich"?

Tuesday, 27 January 2015

What does it take to join the wealthy elite?

Where next for the eurozone?

Tuesday, 27 January 2015

Where next for the eurozone?

Whatever happened to the future?

Monday, 26 January 2015

Whatever happened to the future of transport?

The petrolhead and his hit car website

Monday, 26 January 2015

The young car fan whose website is a growing hit with petrolheads

The man with 26 million students

Saturday, 24 January 2015

The young entrepreneur tackling the 'skills gap'

Davos 2015: In Pictures

Wednesday, 21 January 2015

Queues, snowmen and CEOs

The pitfalls of trying to find a decent savings rate

Friday, 23 January 2015

Can things get any worse for beleaguered savers?

The man who wants to add O2 to Three

Friday, 23 January 2015

Li Ka-shing: The man who wants to add O2 to Three

Regret apps: Delete the embarrassing

Friday, 23 January 2015

The business of taking back embarrassing messages

VIDEO: The Business of Tennis - Men v Women

Friday, 23 January 2015

Have women tennis players smashed the gender pay gap?

Swiss fear hangover as ECB injects cash

Thursday, 22 January 2015

Swiss fear long hangover as ECB injects cash

Ellen MacArthur's circular economy

Friday, 23 January 2015

Why Ellen MacArthur is still going around in circles

What is quantitative easing?

Thursday, 22 January 2015

What exactly is it and how does it work?

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