The tech giving people power to rise above disability
29 Jan 2016 0:12:09
How tech is giving disabled people more power
London's first driverless cars revealed
29 Jan 2016 0:09:45
A driverless 'pod' that will take to the streets of London in July has been shown off for the first time.
Design is settled for Ariane 6
28 Jan 2016 3:42:41
The design for Europe's new Ariane 6 rocket has been settled and development will now move on apace to an anticipated first launch in 2020, say officials.
Microsoft boosted by cloud services
28 Jan 2016 3:37:41
Microsoft shares rise in after-hours trading as the software giant reports strong growth in its cloud computing and mobile applications divisions.
VIDEO: WHO warns Zika could infect millions
28 Jan 2016 3:07:14
The World Health Organisation has convened an emergency committee to discuss the spread of the Zika virus, which has been linked to thousands of birth defects in Latin America.
A day using Chinese goods in the US
28 Jan 2016 2:25:03
From bacon to Grindr - taking over the US market
Amazon shares slide on sales miss
28 Jan 2016 1:34:08
Amazon reported a 21.8% rise in fourth quarter sales but missed analysts' predictions, sending its shares tumbling.
Australia's drive for coal seam gas raises protests
28 Jan 2016 1:16:52
Australia's controversial drive for coal seam gas
Barclays faces £1bn legal action
28 Jan 2016 0:51:46
Barclays confirms it is being sued for almost £1bn by deal-maker Amanda Staveley in connection with its emergency fundraising in 2008.
Airbus signs $25bn Iranian plane deal
28 Jan 2016 8:27:03
Iran has signed a deal to buy 118 Airbus planes worth $25bn in one of the biggest deals signed since Western sanctions were lifted against Tehran.
Google tax row: What's behind the deal?
28 Jan 2016 8:04:26
How does the UK compare with Europe?
Barbie now in 'curvy, tall and petite'
28 Jan 2016 7:10:48
Barbie, the iconic plastic toy doll model, is getting three new body types including "tall, curvy and petite", US company Mattel reveals.
Polecats 'spreading across Britain'
28 Jan 2016 7:01:39
Polecats, which were almost wiped out in Britain 100 years ago, are now spreading across Britain, a survey shows.
VIDEO: Chris Packham on polecat comeback
28 Jan 2016 7:00:05
Polecats, which were almost wiped out in Britain in the last century, have made a remarkable recovery. Naturalist Chris Packham explains.
A robot that runs and swims like a salamander | Auke Ijspeert
28 Jan 2016 6:37:23
Roboticist Auke Ijspeert designs biorobots, machines modeled after real animals that are capable of handling complex terrain and would appear at home in the pages of a sci-fi novel. The process of creating these robots leads to better automata that can be used for fieldwork, service, and search and rescue. But these robots don't just mimic the natural world -- they help us understand our own biology better, unlocking previously unknown secrets of the spinal cord.
Ford reports record annual profit
28 Jan 2016 6:26:32
US car giant Ford reports record profits for 2015 and a return to profits in Europe for the first time in four years.
Spanish unemployment in record fall
28 Jan 2016 4:22:06
Spanish unemployment figures experience their biggest ever annual fall but unemployment remains at over 20%.
Bed bugs resist widely used chemicals
28 Jan 2016 4:00:10
A study shows for the first time that bed bugs in the US have developed resistance to neonicotinoids, the world's most widely used insecticides.
Will you like Facebook's new Reactions?
28 Jan 2016 3:34:34
Facebook is about to offer all its users alternatives to "likes" - it could prove a boon to marketers.
'Growing Zika crisis' in Brazilian city
28 Jan 2016 2:06:10
Health officials battling the Zika virus in Brazil say as many as 100,000 people could have been infected in one city alone.
Osborne delays Lloyds Bank share sale
28 Jan 2016 1:58:31
UK chancellor postpones sale of government's final stake in Lloyds Banking Group, blaming global market turmoil.
Sixth broker cleared over Libor rigging
28 Jan 2016 1:23:42
A UK jury clears the sixth City broker accused of helping to rig the Libor rate - a key lending rate used between banks.
Regulators to investigate HBOS managers
28 Jan 2016 1:13:19
Regulators will start investigations into senior managers at HBOS which all but collapsed during the financial crisis.
EU acts on 'aggressive tax practices'
28 Jan 2016 0:34:38
The European Commission has made a series of pledges designed to tackle "aggressive tax practices" by multi-national companies.
UK economy expands 0.5% in quarter
28 Jan 2016 9:58:28
The UK economy grew by 0.5% in the three months to end of December, official figures show, taking the annual rate of growth for 2015 to 2.2%.