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Technology predictions fly into 2015

Drones, cyber attacks and spooky smartphones – 2015 is here

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Minister defends rail fare rises

Rail fare rises that have come into effect in England and Wales are regrettable but necessary, Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin says.

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VIDEO: Can supersized holes recruit golfers?

The BBC’s Jeremy Howell reports on golf is doing to get back on the financial fairway.

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VIDEO: Lithuania confident about euro

Lithuania’s president says her country has a “cushion” around it to protect its economy and has learned lessons from the 2009-10 eurozone crisis.

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VIDEO: Will 2015 bring EU economic growth?

The BBC’s Europe business correspondent Nigel Cassidy reports on which countries are hoping for economic growth in 2015.

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Apple sued over ‘shrinking’ storage

Apple is facing a lawsuit for not telling users about the amount of memory required by an upgrade its flagship operating system.

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Young ‘vulnerable to bank scams’

Young adults under the age of 25 could be more vulnerable to money transfer scams than other age groups, a banking trade body says.

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UK manufacturing growth ‘slows’

Manufacturing activity in the UK hit a three-month low in December, a survey suggests.

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Macleod proceeds for ‘immediate’ use

Rangers say proceeds from Lewis Macleod’s sale to Brentford are for “immediate working capital”.

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Asian shares start new year higher

Asian shares started the new year higher in thin trading with many of the region’s markets closed ahead of the first full week of trading in 2015.