Google boss sets new skydive record
24 Oct 2014 2:35:51
Google executive Alan Eustace breaks the world altitude record for a parachute jump set two years ago by Felix Baumgartner.
How to reduce your Inheritance Tax
24 Oct 2014 1:26:27
How to keep the tax man at bay when you pass it on
Elections highlight economic divisions in Brazil
24 Oct 2014 1:25:44
Brazil's election highlights huge economic disparities
Ukraine-Russia 'consensus' over gas
24 Oct 2014 8:29:26
Ukraine and Russia find "consensus" on a deal to end their gas dispute, according to the boss of Ukraine's state gas firm.
Caterham 'allowed' to miss two GPs
24 Oct 2014 8:11:26
Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone will allow Caterham to miss the next two Formula 1 grands prix to focus on finding a buyer.
Hailo says Uber blocked investors
24 Oct 2014 7:41:35
After pulling out of the US, taxi app Hailo complains that rival Uber is blocking potential investors from offering funding.
Dolce & Gabbana cleared in tax case
24 Oct 2014 7:06:58
Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana, founders of the Dolce & Gabbana fashion house, are cleared by an Italian court of tax evasion.
Autumnwatch returns to Leighton Moss
24 Oct 2014 5:56:22
Stags, starlings and more turn out for Autumnwatch
Scifi short promotes comet mission
24 Oct 2014 5:15:30
The European Space Agency releases a short scifi movie to promote its audacious bid to land on a comet next month.
TED: Marc Abrahams: A science award that makes you laugh, then think - Marc Abrahams (2014)
24 Oct 2014 5:08:05
As founder of the Ig Nobel awards, Marc Abrahams explores the world’s most improbable research. In this thought-provoking (and occasionally side-splitting) talk, he tells stories of truly weird science -- and makes the case that silliness is critical to boosting public interest in science.
Banana splits as Chiquita chops deal
24 Oct 2014 4:47:44
Shareholders in US banana distributor Chiquita vote against a merger deal with Irish rival Fyffes in favour of a higher offer.
Ford profits fall on new truck costs
24 Oct 2014 4:10:05
Ford reports a sharp fall in profits, largely due to the cost of developing its new F-150 pickup truck.
VIDEO: The Indian coal mines in Australia
24 Oct 2014 3:18:49
Several large Indian companies are developing their own mines in Australia, but environmentalists are concerned for the future of the Great Barrier Reef.
VIDEO: Spicing up the supermarket shelves
24 Oct 2014 3:13:29
India's Mahashian Di Hatti (MDH) shows how many Indians' lifestyles are changing - it's now selling pre-packed spices to its customers.
Asda faces mass action on equal pay
24 Oct 2014 2:01:27
Asda, the UK's second largest retailer, is facing a mass legal action over equal pay by women who work in their stores.
First transplant of 'dead' heart
24 Oct 2014 2:00:25
Surgeons in Australia say they have performed the first heart transplant using a "dead heart".
VIDEO: Namibian house prices create slums
24 Oct 2014 1:34:40
Tamasin Ford reports on the effects of rapidly rising house prices in Windhoek, Namibia.
VIDEO: Lesotho's trout farming fortune
24 Oct 2014 1:29:48
Roderick MacLeod reports on the growing trout farming business in the water-rich African country of Lesotho.
The Queen sends her first tweet
24 Oct 2014 0:51:47
The Queen sends her first tweet to launch the London Science Museum's ambitious new Information Age gallery.
Legal fight begins to save beavers
24 Oct 2014 9:48:16
Campaigners start legal action to prevent the government from capturing a family of wild beavers.
STV bids for more local TV channels
24 Oct 2014 9:15:55
Broadcaster STV submits applications to Ofcom for local television channel licences in Aberdeen, Ayr and Dundee.
Rental costs 'up 1% in a year'
24 Oct 2014 9:07:00
The cost of renting a home in Britain rose by 1% in the year to September, with the fastest growth seen in London and Scotland, official statistics show.
GDP rises by 0.7% in third quarter
24 Oct 2014 8:49:51
The economy expanded by 0.7% in the three months to 30 September following a 0.9% rise in the second quarter, the ONS said.
Spirit Pubs rejects offer from C&C
24 Oct 2014 8:15:29
Spirit Pub Company has rejected a takeover offer from cider maker C&C, days after agreeing to recommend a rival offer from Greene King.
Tesco woes still weigh on FTSE
24 Oct 2014 7:57:30
Troubled supermarket Tesco drags down London's benchmark FTSE 100 index for a second day running in early Friday trading.