Women should have the legal right to know what their male work colleagues earn so they can challenge unequal pay, argue campaigners.
Shoppers have cut back on their spending in a further sign of the economy slowing, official figures show.
Motorola is relaunching its Razr line of flip-phones, this time with a large foldable inner screen and a smaller screen on the outside.
It is the most eagerly anticipated advert of the Christmas season.
SpaceX has finally successfully completed a static test fire of its Crew Dragon spacecraft, following an explosive failure earlier this year.
Scientists believe they understand how mysterious interstellar "buckyballs" - complicated carbon molecules which appear scattered throughout the space between stars - are actually formed.
Disney says more than 10 million subscribers signed up for its new streaming service on its first day of launch.
Germany has bucked expectations and narrowly avoided a widely-feared recession but growth remains weak, latest figures show.
For months before the election, the political parties were preparing ads on Facebook.
Climate change could wipe out 50 years of public health gains unless we take urgent action to stop global warming, leading medical authorities have warned.
Breast cancer patients using herbal remedies could be doing more harm than good and delaying their recovery, according to a leading breast cancer surgeon.
The clear majority of people would support taking rail companies back into public ownership, a Sky News poll suggests.
Pharmaceutical pollution in waterways is having a "disturbing impact" on fish, according to new research.
Apple's newest version of its MacBook Pro laptop will have a completely redesigned keyboard mechanism following customer complaints.
Royal Mail has won a court order to block a union ballot that could have resulted in strike action during the election and run-up to Christmas.
The pain in the retail sector is being felt in all sorts of places.
The highly anticipated Frozen and Star Wars films will help drive the UK's £1bn Christmas toy market this year, say experts,
The buyout firm which is in the process of sealing a £4bn takeover of the British defence and aerospace group Cobham is drawing up plans to float another of its UK-headquartered assets.
Tesla rejected the UK as the location for its first major European plant and chose Germany instead because Brexit uncertainty "made it too risky", Elon Musk has said.
Labour will launch a new version of its telephone canvassing app this week, with game-like "badges" to motivate its youthful supporters, who are being billed by campaign group Momentum as "an army of phonebankers".
The 'big six' energy companies have won a legal challenge to the way the price cap imposed on them was calculated.
Wetherspoon boss Tim Martin has launched a blistering attack on "up the spout" City rules arguing they have caused firms to go bust and pose a threat to the UK economy.
Facebook is finally launching its own digital payments system which will eventually be available across Facebook, Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp.
Swedish teen climate change activist Greta Thunberg is sailing across the Atlantic again - hitching a ride this time with an Australian family.
Inflation has fallen to its lowest level in nearly three years after a new energy price cap led to cheaper utility bills.
E-cigarettes are so dangerous and addictive governments should consider banning vaping, cardiologists have warned.
Half of the UK's leading firms are still "well adrift" of meeting a looming target for at least a third of executive positions to be held by women, a report has found.
Is the government spending more on flood defences in London and the South East than in the North of England?
Mel B has said her dispute with Tesco over the use of an image was down to a "miscommunication".
Sonic the Hedgehog has revealed a new-yet-classic look for his upcoming movie, after he was redesigned by filmmakers due to an outburst of criticism from fans.
Shareholders who bought into one of Britain’s biggest logistics companies when it floated two years ago face seeing a savage cut to the value of their investments as part of a controversial rescue deal.
One of the most totemic moments of the financial crisis was when, at the end of November 2008, Woolworths went into administration after 99 years on Britain's high streets.
Hackers are targeting Labour's digital platforms with what leader Jeremy Corbyn described as a "very serious cyber attack".
The City watchdog has appealed for its staff to clean up their own act over "shameful" working conditions at the regulator's new London headquarters.
Sir Richard Branson has apologised after posting a photograph from a launch event in South Africa that only included white people.
NASA has published a film showing Mercury transiting the sun - passing between it and the Earth.
Hiccups are crucial to brain development in babies and may help them learn how to regulate their breathing, a study has found.
UK-based mobile giant Vodafone sank to a loss of £1.6bn after a ruling by India's top court threatens to land it with huge fees and penalties.
The industrial conglomerate Liberty House is reviewing its future ownership of a business which is among the biggest automotive industry suppliers in the Midlands.
The number of people in work has seen its biggest drop in more than four years as the number of job vacancies also slumped, official figures show.
Travellers planning to take advantage of a Black Friday holiday deal are being warned they may not be the bargains they appear.
A concrete tomb containing more than three million cubic feet of nuclear waste is reportedly cracking under the strains of climate change.
NASA has unveiled an all-electric plane which it has been developing since 2015.
Formula 1 race cars will run on sustainable fuel in an effort to all but eliminate greenhouse gas emissions by 2030.
A Tesco advert featuring a photograph of Mel B has been taken down after the Spice Girl complained.
Uber's CEO admits he was "wrong" to say the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was a "mistake" for which the country should be "forgiven".
The Chinese rescue of British Steel is replete with irony and creates more questions than answers.
A former Centrica executive is being lined up by Britain’s biggest water companies to become their chief lobbyist as they battle the threat of nationalisation and a regulatory crackdown.
British Steel has been saved in a rescue deal by a Chinese industrial giant safeguarding up to 4,000 jobs, it has been confirmed.
The UK has dodged a recession despite seeing the biggest year-on-year slowdown in nearly a decade.
Let's start with the good news.
Britain's biggest bakery chain Greggs has raised its profit forecast for 2019 in the face of continued "very strong" trading.
British Steel is on the verge of sealing a £70m rescue deal with a Chinese industrial giant that could save thousands of UK jobs.
Visa is to spend hundreds of millions of dollars to acquire a stake in Interswitch, an African payments group, in a deal that will see it becoming the continent's latest technology 'unicorn'.
Iran has discovered a new oil field that could provide an estimated 50 billion barrels, according to the country's president.
A major bank is being investigated following allegations that the algorithms it uses to set credit limits for the Apple Card are sexist.
It is not often that academics become household names - still less that their works come to define an era.
Facebook is deleting the name of the alleged whistleblower who triggered Donald Trump's impeachment inquiry.
The board of TSB Bank is to be heavily criticised for failing to properly prepare for a crucial systems migration in a report on the ensuing meltdown that left two million customers without access to their current accounts.
Ryanair has been named the filthiest flight operator in the UK by passengers, according to a Which? Travel survey.
Leading ratings agency Moody's has signalled it is poised to downgrade the credit rating on Britain's government debt, warning that Brexit has triggered an "erosion in institutional strength" that threatens the UK's financial credibility.
Royal Mail is to go to court in a bid to block potential strikes by postal workers during the general election and looming festive season - its busiest time of the year.
Mamas & Papas has become the second British maternity chain in a matter of days to call in administrators as its owners seek to navigate their way through mounting losses.
Messages urging British Hindus to vote against Labour in the general election are being circulated on WhatsApp, raising concerns about the chat app's role in spreading divisive political content.
Thomas Cook's liquidators have raised £36m through the sale of the collapsed holiday firm's landing slots at Gatwick and Bristol Airports.
Labour has pledged to extend statutory maternity pay and bolster the entitlement to flexible working in a move to provide "radical protections" for women in the workplace.
The food industry tycoon known as the ‘chicken king’ because of his vast poultry production interests has ousted one of his empire’s top executives as he puts more of its assets on the block.
Former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg is expected to announce he is running for US president today.
The head of the firm building London's Crossrail project has admitted projected costs have risen further amid continued delays to completion.
Walt Disney shares have surged after its theme parks, a remake of The Lion King and the Toy Story 4 movie helped pushed revenue up by more than a third in its last quarter.
A mysterious technical glitch has seen some American mobile phone owners receive unintelligible messages from their friends, family, and even exes.
The US and China have agreed to remove some tariffs on each other's goods as part of the first phase of a trade deal, according to officials from both sides.
Sainsbury's has reported a slump in pre-tax profits, with sales falling despite price cuts and new value ranges.
Aston Martin, the luxury carmaker associated with James Bond, has reported a further plunge in profits in a "challenging" market.
BritBox - the new paid-for streaming service from the BBC and ITV - has launched.
The Bank of England has risked accusations of intervening in the election campaign as it published its first formal forecast of the impact of Boris Johnson's Brexit deal.
Supporters of India's governing nationalist party the BJP will be actively campaigning for Conservative Party candidates against the Labour Party during the general election.
Researchers at the University of Rochester have created an "unsinkable metallic structure" inspired by diving bell spiders and rafts of fire ants.
Traders in the investment management and banking industries are calling on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and other European trading venues to review trading hours across Europe, in the name of wellbeing and market efficiency.
The British arm of Cox & Kings, the world’s oldest travel company, has begun a quest to find new investors amid a funding crisis at its Indian namesake company.
Thousands of patients are to be given cannabis in the first large-scale study of the drug's clinical effect.
An American army veteran who lost his legs and genitals in a roadside bomb explosion says he "feels normal again" after undergoing the first full penis and scrotum transplant.
Tom Watson's bombshell resignation has sent shock waves through the general election campaign as party leaders embark on day two of the battle for votes.
Two women have had their claims for unfair dismissal rejected by a UK employment tribunal after their employer, the United States of America, claimed they were entitled to "state immunity".
The Saudi government hired two Twitter employees to get personal account information about critics of the regime, US prosecutors say.