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Greece 'cannot afford IMF repayment'

Sunday, 24 May 2015

Greece will not be able to make a debt repayment to the IMF due in early June as it does not have the money, the interior minister says.

Apprenticeship system 'fails young'

Sunday, 24 May 2015

The apprenticeship system in Britain is "failing" and needs reform to address youth unemployment, a new report commissioned by the Local Government Association says.

Email error reveals bank's EU project

Saturday, 23 May 2015

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.

PM announces freeze in ministers' pay

Sunday, 24 May 2015

Government ministers will face a further five years of frozen pay, Prime Minister David Cameron says.

China's Amazon railway plan advances

Saturday, 23 May 2015

A Chinese scheme to build a railway across South America, crossing the Amazon rain forest, moves a step closer as Peru agrees to study the plan.

Yellen: US rates may rise this year

Friday, 22 May 2015

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".

Government borrowing falls to £6.8bn

Friday, 22 May 2015

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

Tobacco firms challenge packaging law

Friday, 22 May 2015

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

Cost of rent 'up 4.6% in a year'

Thursday, 21 May 2015

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.

UK job quality stalls for first time

Friday, 22 May 2015

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

Ecclestone challenges £1bn tax move

Thursday, 21 May 2015

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.

Nationwide's profits rise 54% to £1bn

Friday, 22 May 2015

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.

Train firm 'sorry' for death message

Saturday, 23 May 2015

A train company apologises after passengers were told a track delay was because someone "couldn't be bothered to live any more".

Pickpockets close Eiffel Tower

Friday, 22 May 2015

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

VIDEO: Sajid Javid: 'Cut business red tape'

Sunday, 24 May 2015

Business Secretary Sajid Javid says he will not be going back to the Beecroft proposals for no fault dismissals but hopes to cut over £10bn more red tape costs.

VIDEO: Varoufakis: 'Catastrophic to leave euro'

Sunday, 24 May 2015

Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis says if Greece left the euro, it would spell the end of Europe's common currency.

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

Friday, 22 May 2015

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

VIDEO: Telecoms firm Telecel's fate unclear

Friday, 22 May 2015

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

VIDEO: Madagascar's organic riches

Friday, 22 May 2015

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

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

Friday, 22 May 2015

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

VIDEO: Who makes money out of YouTube?

Friday, 22 May 2015

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

VIDEO: The Narendra Modi village coach trip

Friday, 22 May 2015

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

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

Saturday, 23 May 2015

Whose face should grace the new note?

The UK town that loves solar power

Friday, 22 May 2015

Where is the solar 'capital' of the UK?

Why measure feet with iPads?

Thursday, 21 May 2015

Why a shoe company measures kids' feet with iPads

How criminal charges became another day at the office for banks

Thursday, 21 May 2015

How do you make the banks listen?

Why the productivity gap?

Thursday, 21 May 2015

Why UK output is even lower than that of Italy's

The growth of pet crematoriums

Wednesday, 20 May 2015

The growing popularity of pet crematoriums and cemeteries

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