Hayward appointed Glencore chairman
16 May 2013 9:24:21
Glencore Xstrata shareholders vote to appoint Tony Hayward, BP's former chief executive, as interim chairman to replace Sir John Bond.
Alien invaders wage 'biological war'
16 May 2013 8:26:38
An Asian insect is destroying native species around the world by unleashing a lethal biological cocktail.
Space life 'too good not to share'
16 May 2013 8:21:12
Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield says he could not resist sharing his life in space on social media, in his first public appearance since landing.
VIDEO: Hadfield on space experience
16 May 2013 8:19:04
Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield has been talking about his experiences on the International Space Station in his first public appearance since returning to earth.
VIDEO: Dell to announce quarterly profits
16 May 2013 6:27:49
Computer maker Dell is expected to announce its first quarterly profits and revenues ahead of schedule on Thursday.
VIDEO: TalkTalk profitable despite sales fall
16 May 2013 5:13:00
Telecoms operator TalkTalk has reported a fall in pre-tax profits and revenues.
TED: Jay Silver: Hack a banana, make a keyboard! - Jay Silver (2013)
16 May 2013 5:06:19
Why can't two slices of pizza be used as a slide clicker? Why shouldn't you make music with ketchup? In this charming talk, inventor Jay Silver talks about the urge to play with the world around you. He shares some of his messiest inventions, and demos MaKey MaKey, a kit for hacking everyday objects.
Can you build a new business out of an old technology?
16 May 2013 4:56:25
Send us questions on building a new business from old tech
Blatter questions summer World Cup
16 May 2013 4:41:29
Fifa president Sepp Blatter believes it is "not rational" to play the 2022 World Cup in the summer heat of Qatar.
Olympic venue's future secured
16 May 2013 3:30:25
More than 4,500 jobs are to be created as the final venue to be permanently based in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park has its future secured.
VIDEO: Tackling tax avoidance 'a priority'
16 May 2013 3:09:26
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has said more needs to be done to address the problem of multinational companies shifting profits into tax havens.
VIDEO: HMRC 'bullied' by Goldman Sachs
16 May 2013 3:08:10
The campaign group, UK Uncut, has lost its legal action at the High Court against HM Revenue and Customs.
Wal-Mart and Asda see profits rise
16 May 2013 2:22:52
The world's biggest retailer Wal-Mart, which owns the UK chain Asda, says profits in the three months to April nudged higher.
Nasa buys into 'quantum' computer
16 May 2013 1:54:33
A $15m computer that uses "quantum physics" effects to boost its speed is to be installed at a Nasa facility.
RBS to cut a further 1,400 jobs
16 May 2013 1:43:22
Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) is to cut a further 1,400 jobs from its retail banking head office over the next two years.
VIDEO: Google: 'No money changes hands'
16 May 2013 1:06:48
The internet firm, Google, has defended its tax arrangements during an appearance before a committee of MPs.
Retirement 'is harmful to health'
16 May 2013 0:36:58
Retirement has a detrimental impact on mental and physical health, says a new study by the Institute of Economic Affairs, a think tank.
Fuel poverty gap widens
16 May 2013 0:34:28
The UK's so-called "fuel poverty gap" is widening, although the total number in fuel poverty has fallen, according to a government report.
MPs challenge Google over UK tax
16 May 2013 0:28:09
The internet giant Google has been challenged by MPs over the way it reports its income for tax.
Eurozone inflation at three-year low
16 May 2013 0:24:35
Official figures show inflation in the 17-strong eurozone bloc has fallen to an average of 1.2% - a three-year low.
Honda to supply 2015 McLaren engines
16 May 2013 9:57:41
Japanese car manufacturer Honda will return to Formula 1 in 2015 as engine suppliers to the McLaren team.
First-edition books fetch £226,000
16 May 2013 9:51:41
A treasure trove of literary first editions collected by an English teacher from Stirling has sold at auction for a total of £226,000.
Lonmin miners end two-day strike
16 May 2013 9:22:08
Lonmin mineworkers in South Africa are returning to work after their two-day strike in protest at the shooting of a senior union official at the weekend.
VIDEO: HS2 rail report 'based on old data'
16 May 2013 9:20:45
The government has rejected a report by the National Audit Office which questions the benefits of the HS2 high-speed rail project.
HMRC wins Goldman Sachs court case
16 May 2013 8:34:06
The campaign group UK Uncut Legal Action has lost its High Court action against HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).