Pesticide exposure 'harms pollination'
18 Nov 2015 8:59:41
Bees exposed to widely-used nicotine-like pesticides are not as good at pollinating crops, according to a study.
Billionaire criticises Ladbrokes deal
18 Nov 2015 7:31:20
Irish billionaire Dermot Desmond urges Ladbrokes's shareholders to reject a merger with Gala Coral.
My country will be underwater soon -- unless we work together | Anote Tong
18 Nov 2015 5:46:48
For the people of Kiribati, climate change isn't something to be debated, denied or legislated against -- it's an everyday reality. The low-lying Pacific island nation may soon be underwater, thanks to rising sea levels. In a personal conversation with TED Curator Chris Anderson, Kiribati President Anote Tong discusses his country's present climate catastrophe and its imperiled future. "In order to deal with climate change, there's got to be sacrifice. There's got to be commitment," he says. "We've got to tell people that the world has changed."
Barclays in extra $150m forex penalty
18 Nov 2015 5:30:53
Barclays will pay an additional $150m penalty for misconduct in its foreign exchange trading, say US regulators.
Zano drone project shut down
18 Nov 2015 3:37:32
The beleaguered Zano mini-drone project, which was Europe's most successful Kickstarter idea, has been shut down by the company behind it.
Gender pay gap almost unchanged
18 Nov 2015 1:57:48
The gender pay gap has changed "relatively little" over the past four years, says the Office for National Statistics
FTSE 100 lower as airline shares fall
18 Nov 2015 1:06:12
Airline shares fall as confidence among investors is affected by news of more security alerts and the police operation in Paris.
Lethal amphibian disease killed off
18 Nov 2015 0:15:07
For the first time, researchers eliminate a devastating amphibian fungal disease in a population of toads.
Ticket re-sale sites are a 'disgrace'
18 Nov 2015 9:35:40
Concert promoter Harvey Goldsmith calls the secondary ticketing market "a national disgrace" and calls on the government to take action.
UK Mail profits hit by HQ move
18 Nov 2015 9:35:14
Delivery firm UK Mail reports a sharp drop in half-year profits following problems with its new automated sorting hub.
FCA to examine investment providers
18 Nov 2015 9:03:46
The UK's financial regulator is to investigate whether consumers are getting value for money from companies who invest their savings and pensions
How to sell movies in the land of piracy
18 Nov 2015 8:43:29
How Netflix managed to become so popular in Brazil
McDonald's in heritage site controversy
18 Nov 2015 5:13:37
The opening of a McDonald's outlet in the home of former Taiwanese leader Chiang Ching-kuo in Hangzhou, China has sparked a controversy.
VIDEO: Can Walmart survive China's slowdown?
18 Nov 2015 2:29:24
How is China's slowing economy affecting Walmart's plans in Asia?
UK's coal plants 'to close by 2025'
18 Nov 2015 2:14:27
The UK's remaining coal-fired power stations will be shut by 2025, energy secretary Amber Rudd is expected to say later.
Asian markets wary of terror threat
18 Nov 2015 1:54:12
Asian shares are mixed on Wednesday with investors cautious over fears of fresh terror attacks in Europe.
Bees and pesticides 'missing link'
18 Nov 2015 1:17:23
A new study shed light on unanswered questions about the risks of pesticides to bees.
The app that hopes to empower women
18 Nov 2015 0:30:09
The app boss who aims to improve the lives of females
VIDEO: Reproductive health 'is central'
18 Nov 2015 0:30:06
Ida Tin wants her business - a women's health app called Clue - to help empower more women track their menstrual cycle.
'I resent the people who got lucky'
18 Nov 2015 0:16:29
The price of success in Silicon Valley
Smallpox general in US university row
18 Nov 2015 0:13:53
Smallpox, race and a British general provoke US student protest
VIDEO: Instagram boss: How to avoid burnout
17 Nov 2015 3:52:17
Mike Krieger, cofounder of Instagram, offers the business advice he wishes he'd had when he started out, as part of the BBC News series, CEO Secrets.
Greece secures bailout cash deal
17 Nov 2015 8:45:47
Greece has secured a tentative deal with the eurozone to unlock the latest tranche of financial aid.
Nigeria hit by severe fuel shortage
17 Nov 2015 8:35:45
A severe fuel crisis is crippling Nigeria with long queues of angry motorists waiting for hours outside petrol stations in major cities.
Brain wrinkle linked to hallucinations
17 Nov 2015 7:41:32
Scientists say a particular fold at the front of the brain tends to be shorter in those schizophrenia patients who experience hallucinations.