Australia jobless rate at 2002 high
11 Dec 2014 6:02:58
Australia's unemployment rose to 6.3% in November - the highest since 2002 - despite nearly 43,000 jobs being added to the economy.
LTA to cut funding to aspiring stars
11 Dec 2014 6:01:39
Funding for up-and-coming British tennis players will be severely cut in a bid to develop more top-100 players.
Google to shut Spanish news service
11 Dec 2014 5:32:30
Online search giant Google is shutting down its Google News service in Spain before a new intellectual property law is introduced.
Water woes in Lima: A glimpse of our future?
11 Dec 2014 2:20:26
The Lima suburb where 10% of income goes on water
Asian shares fall on oil price slump
11 Dec 2014 1:56:12
Asian shares fall again Thursday as falling oil prices continued to fuel global growth fears.
VIDEO: Will Japan vote for more Abenomics?
11 Dec 2014 1:37:05
Japanese voters go to the polls this weekend, where they are widely expected to re-elect current Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
Investec sorry for 'I can't breathe'
11 Dec 2014 1:33:14
South African bank Investec apologises after the headline "I can't breathe" on a research note causes an uproar on social media.
Superbugs to kill 'more than cancer'
11 Dec 2014 0:29:22
Drug resistant infections will kill an extra 10 million people a year worldwide by 2050 unless action is taken, a study says.
Building affordable homes on water
11 Dec 2014 0:23:18
Should more affordable homes be built on water?
The battle for Brazil's billion dollar smile
11 Dec 2014 0:18:23
Cashing in on Brazil's obsession with perfect teeth
The value of celebrity endorsements
11 Dec 2014 0:10:41
Do we buy more of a product if a celebrity promotes it?
Miliband: Deficit a test for Labour
10 Dec 2014 2:05:39
Labour leader Ed Miliband will promise a "tough but balanced" approach to cutting the £90bn deficit, when he sets out his plans in a speech.
Myanmar's pirated pop problem
10 Dec 2014 2:03:55
Where original singers struggle to find a hold in the music industry
Oil falls to new five-year low
10 Dec 2014 0:52:42
The price of oil falls below $65 per barrel after two separate reports indicate a global supply glut.
VIDEO: Petrol prices hit four-year low
10 Dec 2014 9:09:12
The average UK price of petrol drops to its lowest level since December 2010.
Comets 'not source of Earth's water'
10 Dec 2014 9:05:12
Data from the Rosetta probe suggests that water on Earth may not have come from comets, scientists conclude.
Greenpeace apologises for Nazca stunt
10 Dec 2014 8:55:28
Activists apologise for any "moral offence" it has caused, after a publicity stunt on the ancient Nazca lines in Peru.
VIDEO: Seals thriving year after tidal surge
10 Dec 2014 7:18:24
A record number of seals have been born at the Donna Nook sanctuary nature in Lincolnshire.
Refunds for Northern Rock borrowers
10 Dec 2014 7:15:51
Some 41,000 borrowers are set to get compensation after a High Court ruling over the wording of documents sent out by former bank Northern Rock.
TED: Thomas Hellum: The world's most boring television ... and why it's hilariously addictive - Thomas Hellum (2014)
10 Dec 2014 6:13:04
You've heard about slow food. Now here's slow ... TV? In this funny talk, Norwegian television producer Thomas Hellum shares how he and his team began to broadcast long, boring events, often live -- and found a rapt audience. Shows include a 7 hour train journey, an 18 hour fishing expedition and a 5.5 day ferry voyage from Oslo to Tunisia. The results are both beautiful and fascinating. Really.
Instagram now bigger than Twitter
10 Dec 2014 5:59:08
The photo sharing app has announced a milestone in user numbers and launched verified accounts.
Oil price fall hits US energy stocks
10 Dec 2014 5:13:48
Stocks on Wall Street open lower, with energy shares seeing some of the biggest falls as the oil price slides to a fresh five-year low.
'It's the job on Earth that matters'
Yesterday » 4:56:19
Singing spaceman Chris Hadfield meets Manchester pupils
FA suspends Hereford from football
10 Dec 2014 4:22:48
Non-league side Hereford United are suspended "from all football activity" by the Football Association.
'No evidence' of McIlroy conspiracy
10 Dec 2014 3:45:11
There is "not a shred of evidence" Rory McIlroy was involved in a conspiracy to plan his exit from a contract with his former sports management company, Dublin High Court is told.