L'Oreal to start 3D-printing skin
19 May 2015 2:46:43
Cosmetics firm L'Oreal is teaming up with a bio-engineering start-up to 3D-print skin for product testing.
Walmart first-quarter profits fall
19 May 2015 2:15:18
The biggest US retailer, Walmart, reports a 7% fall in first-quarter net income to $3.34bn (£2.16bn).
UK house price rises 'accelerate'
19 May 2015 1:47:16
UK house prices accelerated with a 9.6% increase in the year to the end of March, according to official figures.
Pi and a pint of science experiments
19 May 2015 1:43:59
UK scientists take science lectures to the pub in the Pint of Science festival in 12 cities across the country.
Number of PPI disputes halves
19 May 2015 0:17:42
Disputes over the mis-selling of payment protection insurance (PPI) have nearly halved in a year, but the scandal is expected to rumble on.
UK inflation rate turns negative
19 May 2015 8:57:52
UK Consumer Prices Index (CPI) inflation turned negative in April for the first time since 1960, official figures show.
Bank wants an artist for £20 note
19 May 2015 8:46:02
The image of a visual artist will appear on the next version of the £20 note - and the Bank of England wants the public to make nominations.
Vodafone shares drop but FTSE rises
19 May 2015 8:08:17
The FTSE 100 rises at the start of trade, but shares in Vodafone fall despite the mobile phone network reporting a rise in quarterly sales.
Vodafone's 4G bet starts to pay off
19 May 2015 8:03:29
Mobile phone operator Vodafone reports a rise in quarterly sales for the first time in almost three years on increased demand for 4G services.
Only 25% of workers in 'stable' jobs
19 May 2015 6:52:16
Only one quarter of workers around the world have permanent jobs, according to a report by the International Labour Organization (ILO).
VIDEO: New ways to grow food in space
19 May 2015 5:10:40
A project is being launched which will see thousands of school children experiment on seeds that have spent six months on the International Space Station.
VIDEO: Chinese Premier seeks deals in Brazil
19 May 2015 1:49:23
China's Premier has begun a three-day visit to Latin America, where he's expected to sign deals worth $50bn.
Greek deal 'within the next week'
19 May 2015 1:32:33
Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis says he expects to reach an agreement with the country's international creditors within the next week.
The decline of the British front garden
19 May 2015 0:58:19
Is the British front garden disappearing?
Asian shares fail to follow US lead
19 May 2015 0:44:04
Shares in Asia were mixed on Tuesday despite stocks in the US closing at new record highs, helped by a rise in Apple shares.
'Home-brewed morphine' made possible
19 May 2015 0:24:50
Scientists have figured out how to brew morphine using the same kit used to make beer at home.
Tim Peake launches space seeds test
19 May 2015 0:14:19
British astronaut Tim Peake invites school children to help him in an experiment to learn more about how to grow food in space.
Ancient stories record natural world
19 May 2015 0:01:39
How Aboriginal legend is informing science
The brave new world of office computing
19 May 2015 0:00:40
The brave new world of office computing
'Pay bankers like civil servants'
18 May 2015 3:53:43
The bosses of large banks should be paid no more than people at the top of the civil service, David Cameron's former director of strategy says.
'Cyber-archaeology' salvages lost Iraqi art
18 May 2015 3:21:21
Digital archaeology rescues lost Iraqi art
VIDEO: Net neutrality: What does it mean?
18 May 2015 3:15:45
What does it mean?
The Quiet Zone: Where mobile phones are banned
18 May 2015 3:12:17
Where mobile phones are banned for 13,000 square miles
Wonga's reinvention aim with new ads
18 May 2015 3:11:47
Short-term lender Wonga swaps its controversial puppets for "hard-working dinner ladies and mums" as it bids to reinvent itself with new adverts.
Deutsche Bank mulls UK EU exit plan
18 May 2015 1:44:01
Deutsche Bank has set up a "working group" to review whether to move parts of its British divisions to Germany if the UK leaves the EU.