Inflation hits its highest rate for nearly six years, as the squeeze on households continues.
East Midlands prices rose at the fastest pace in the year to October, while London saw the slowest growth.
French property firm Unibail-Rodamco hopes to launch Westfield shopping centres in new markets.
The retailer says full-year profits will be at the low end of forecasts amid an "unpredictable" market.
The equivalent of a small garden shed in London, but five times that in Bradford.
The Forties pipeline's owner Ineos says that, despite pressure being reduced, a crack has extended.
Rivalry against Spotify and augmented reality ambitions are two possible reasons for the takeover.
Gamers as young as 11 bet using virtual weapons within video games which are then exchanged for cash.
Help for those struggling to meet home loan repayments will largely vanish by 2022, a report says.
Cardtronics says a planned industry shake-up could make free-to-use ATMs "unsustainable".
A report commissioned by Labour claims banks are failing to lend to growing sectors in the regions.
A researcher finds more than 460 models have the hidden software pre-installed.
The bank's five-year probation in the US that followed allegations of Mexican money laundering is over.
The new action plan means businesses have to make guarantees in order to get financial support.
Garden shed inventors talk about the challenges they face to get government funding for their ideas.
CEO Secrets: Tech start-ups should concentrate on their core business and fight on one front at a time, says Stefano Tresca
As the first phase of talks come to an end, what's been agreed and what is still to come?
Meet Kimberly Espinel - the blogger teaching people how to photograph food for Instagram.
Why will.i.am, the award-winning musician and front-man for the Black Eyed Peas is collaborating with coders.
The BBC's Richard Westcott looks at Transport for London's warning systems aimed at stopping tram drivers dozing off.
The Border Force warns shoppers to be on the look-out for counterfeit products.
Birmingham's financial credentials make it an unsurprising choice for a new home for the Bank of England.
People in less affluent regions spend more as a proportion of income on Christmas, analysis suggests.
These are the choices faced by many families living in Kenya's slums. Could technology help?
The female social entrepreneur buildings dams for farms and villages across Rajasthan, India.
Kristina Karlsson set up her stationary business following a eureka moment, and it has since gone global.
As Jerome Powell prepares to take over the Federal Reserve, is the era of central bank independence ending?
Learning to paint while enjoying a drink has become a popular pastime - but can you improve under the influence?
A "revolution" in our financial lives will begin next month, but what is it and how will it work?
People are paying friends, family and firms through their social media apps.
The Bitcoin bull run has been welcomed by many but regulators are still trying to understand it.
It is in the finest carpets, it is in Harris Tweed, and now you'll even find it in top-of-the-range beds; but at £1 a kilo, UK wool hasn't been this cheap in seven years.
Babbel, one of the world's most popular language learning websites, was set up by friends after one of them wanted to learn Spanish.
Live streaming in Asia has boomed thanks to a massive youth market who spend big through mobile apps.
At every key moment in US economic history, the chair of the Federal Reserve has set the pace.
An intact mummy, excavated a century ago, is the first to be scanned by an advanced X-ray system.
The tech tackling fake baby formula, dodgy drugs, conflict diamonds and fishy fish.
Putting Pakistan's missing female doctors and midwives to work to save lives.
Tej Lalvani heads up his family vitamins firm but says luck "wasn't handed to him on a plate"
The growth of easily available credit profoundly altered our attitude to money.
Within 15 years, retirees who are renting may have to pay up to 42% of their income, according to a new study
The inspiring stories of people who quit their day job for something completely different.
Food businesses serving up cheesy dishes are thriving, but is the trend bad for our health?
What do US central bankers do during a financial crisis?
They won't give you superhuman strength, but exoskeletons are making physical tasks easier.
Skiing faces a number of challenges, including ageing participants, climate change, and even Brexit.
Japan's years of stagnant wage growth and a rapidly ageing population offer lessons to other developed economies.
The digital currency Bitcoin is going through the roof - but what is it, and why has it shot up in price?
How a Brazilian company put itself at the forefront of biological pest control - using insects to control other bugs.
Imagine pointing your phone's camera at any object and being given useful information about it.
The interest rate set by America's central bank, the US Federal Reserve, is one of the key levers of the global economy.
The volunteers pushing to get up to three million Indian girls into school instead of becoming child brides.
The founder of the sports nutrition company MaxiMuscle wants to buy back the firm he founded.
This simple yet transformative piece of technology made civilisation possible.
How Advent has gone from chocolate treats for children to an extravagant present-filled bonanza.
A growing number of businesses are finding creative uses for surplus food - but will the trend ever go mainstream?
Not every country has a single number to call in an emergency. One start-up is trying to change that.