VIDEO: India goes low-cost mobile
12 Sep 2014 5:51:17
Mobile phone consumers in India are being bombarded with low-priced smart devices.
Western Australia shark cull blocked
12 Sep 2014 4:02:01
Western Australia's shark cull is to be halted after the state's environmental regulator advised against it, citing "scientific uncertainty".
Ex-Sainsbury's boss warns on Scotland
12 Sep 2014 1:07:07
Former Sainsbury's boss Justin King warns an independent Scotland will mean rising prices, put investment at risk, and affect Scottish food producers.
VIDEO: People power sparking renewable energy
12 Sep 2014 0:54:37
In a shantytown in Rio De Janeiro, a British-backed scientific initiative harnesses the energy we generate in our daily lives to light up a football pitch.
Brain 'still active during sleep'
12 Sep 2014 0:31:35
The brain is still active while we asleep, say scientists, who found people were able to classify words according to their meaning during their slumber.
Yahoo 'threatened' by US government
12 Sep 2014 0:16:00
Yahoo says the US government "threatened" to fine it $250,000 a day if the search giant failed to hand over user data.
Robot could load up dishwasher
11 Sep 2014 3:38:26
A robot unveiled today at the British Science Festival will be loading dishwashers next year, its developers claim.
The tiny country with a global publicity campaign
11 Sep 2014 3:29:32
Armenia's global publicity campaign
Squeezing out water to save the future
11 Sep 2014 3:22:23
How business is saving water to save all of our futures
Scotland: Why would firms shift south?
11 Sep 2014 2:52:34
Why might banks want re-domicile from Scotland to England?
VIDEO: Could independence affect shop prices?
11 Sep 2014 2:15:26
Some of the UK's leading retailers have suggested they would have to raise their prices in an independent Scotland, as Robert Peston reports.
Argentina defies US court in debt row
11 Sep 2014 9:57:27
Argentina's Congress passes a bill designed to defy a US court ruling that pushed the country into default in July
'Giant swimming dinosaur' unearthed
11 Sep 2014 8:08:10
A giant fossil, unearthed in the Sahara desert, has given scientists an unprecedented look at Spinosaurus - the largest-known carnivorous dinosaur.
VIDEO: How would Yes vote affect banks?
11 Sep 2014 8:03:20
RBS has confirmed it will relocate its registered headquarters to London if Scotland votes for independence - Kamal Ahmed reports on the possible impact on business of a Yes vote.
RadioShack in bankruptcy warning
11 Sep 2014 6:12:28
US electronics retailer RadioShack says that it is in talks to restructure the firm but warns that if an investment is not secured soon, it could be forced to declare bankruptcy.
TED: Hans and Ola Rosling: How not to be ignorant about the world - Hans Rosling / Ola Rosling (2014)
11 Sep 2014 5:30:03
How much do you know about the world? Hans Rosling, with his famous charts of global population, health and income data (and an extra-extra-long pointer), demonstrates that you have a high statistical chance of being quite wrong about what you think you know. Play along with his audience quiz — then, from Hans’ son Ola, learn 4 ways to quickly get less ignorant.
Scotland's financial sector in numbers
11 Sep 2014 5:24:24
How important is the financial sector to Scotland's economy?
Spurs owners deny takeover rumours
11 Sep 2014 5:13:02
Tottenham Hotspur's owners deny press speculation of a takeover amid delays over the construction of their new stadium.
Tenants may win eviction protection
11 Sep 2014 4:34:27
Nine million private tenants in the UK could be given extra protection from landlords who try to evict them.
ENI boss investigated for corruption
11 Sep 2014 4:30:43
The chief executive of the Italian oil and natural gas company ENI is under investigation over possible international corruption charges.
Npower threatened with bailiffs
11 Sep 2014 4:11:20
A man who was never a customer of the energy giant Npower was threatened with a bill of £5,600, but has now won his legal action after a two year battle.
VIDEO: Morrisons' profits hurt by price war
11 Sep 2014 4:06:51
The supermarket chain Morrisons has reported a fall in half year profits of just over 30% as it feels the effects of cutting prices to win back shoppers.
VIDEO: What RBS relocation announcement means
11 Sep 2014 4:03:10
The BBC's Economics Editor Robert Peston analyses RBS's announcement that it would relocate its registered headquarters if Scotland votes for independence.
John Lewis warns on Scotland prices
11 Sep 2014 2:39:53
Prices in Scottish branches of John Lewis and Waitrose may be more expensive than the rest of the UK if the country votes Yes to independence.
VIDEO: John Lewis: Yes vote will raise costs
11 Sep 2014 2:37:55
A Yes vote in Scotland would raise business risks, John Lewis chairman Sir Charlie Mayfield says