The proportion of workers in Britain has hit its joint-highest level since records began more than 40 years ago, official figures showed in a further sign of the strength of the U.K. economic recovery.
Scientists say a space probe aiming to become the first to land on a comet has taken images that appear to show its target could actually be two separate lumps of rock and ice flying in tandem.
Fumes from a chemical leak on a ship at a Thai seaport spread inland on Thursday, sickening 139 people, including schoolchildren, authorities said.
A Japanese nuclear plant won preliminary approval for meeting stringent post-Fukushima safety requirements, clearing a major hurdle toward becoming the first to restart under the tighter rules.
Airbus beat rival Boeing in the aircraft order stakes at this year's Farnborough Airshow, garnering nearly twice as many orders and commitments.
Nissan's chief executive, who has long made a point of promoting women to management positions, said the Japanese prime minister's plan to boost female bosses to 30 percent by 2020 is too ambitious.
The Obama administration is urging Congress to act swiftly to curtail a growing trend in which U.S. corporations reorganize overseas with foreign entities in part to trim their tax bills back home.
A pickup in China's growth has fortified confidence the world's second-biggest economy is stabilizing as the past decade's explosive growth decelerates to the 7 percent range.
The United Arab Emirates, already home to the world's tallest tower, is now reaching for the stars, with plans to send the first Arab spaceship to Mars in 2021.
Toyota Motor Corp. said it expects to delay the delivery of about 23,000 vehicles by up to a month while it cleans up soot spewed from a Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corp. plant in central Japan.
Germany's antitrust authority has imposed fines totaling $460 million on 21 sausage manufacturers for colluding on prices.
Humphrey and Yu are part of an industry of investigators who help corporate clients screen potential partners and employees or watch for embezzlement and other employee misconduct.
Struggling electronics maker Sharp Corp. is in talks to buy out Apple Inc.'s liquid crystal display production facility at a Sharp plant in Kameyama, Mie Prefecture, an industry source said.
The world trade body has ruled against the United States in two disputes with India and China, telling the U.S. government it must abide by international rules.
ConAgra Foods Inc., the company behind Chef Boyardee canned pasta, said Monday that it bought a Chinese potato processor for $93 million to help it sell more frozen potato products in Asia.
Halliburton said it is entering its first joint venture in China that will use hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, to unleash energy.
The South Korean company, which is the world's biggest smartphone maker, said in its blog Monday that it had found possible evidence of child labor and illegal hiring at Dongguan Shinyang Electronics Co.
The U.S. government has imposed duties on imports of steel pipe from South Korea, India and seven other countries, ruling in favor of U.S. steel producers and unions that had complained those countries were unfairly flooding the American market.
"Any military in the world that uses its power to bully, intimidate and destabilize the economy of the world, is not in the United States' best interests, nor of our allies nor our friends," Rep. Rogers said.
Electric car-maker Tesla is being sued in China for trademark infringement. Chinese businessman Zhan Baosheng is suing the company over Tesla's trademark, which he registered in both Chinese and English in 2006, before the company arrived in China.
LG Display Co. has developed an 18-inch flexible display that can be rolled into the shape of a thin cylinder, a step toward making a large display for flexible TVs.
Whirlpool will pay more than $1 billion for a controlling stake in Indesit, the appliance maker's counterpart in Italy.
Top American officials said Thursday they challenged their counterparts in China to rein in alleged cybersecurity infringements as a new allegation emerged of a brazen attempt by Chinese hackers to break into U.S. government personnel files.
The robot's quill runs across the paper scroll, from right to left, scribbling down ancient Hebrew letters with black ink. It is penning down the Torah, the Jews' holy scripture, and it is doing it much faster than a rabbi could because it doesn't need to take breaks.
Both Eaton Corporation and Plexus Corporation received millions of dollars in financial awards from WEDC, only to later lay off workers whose jobs were taken by employees at the companies' foreign facilities.