'Puppy talk' - why do we use it and do dogs respond?
11 Jan 2017 0:55:16
Scientists decode "dog-directed speech" - and they find puppies respond but older dogs ignore it.
Jetpack to work
11 Jan 2017 0:11:26
How will we get to work in the future, and what is being done now to ease congestion in our cities?
Statute of Liberty
10 Jan 2017 3:58:01
New York has launched one of the biggest schemes in the world to abolish tuition fees for students.
Sleeping at work
10 Jan 2017 3:53:37
Why we should take a nap to help us stay alert at work, and why managers need to rethink their attitude to staff sleeping in the office.
US charges three foreign exchange traders
10 Jan 2017 3:28:46
The US Department of Justice charges three former currency traders over alleged conspiracy.
World Bank predicts moderate recovery
10 Jan 2017 1:00:21
World Bank report predicts only a moderate strengthening of economic growth this year, driven mainly by improvements in emerging markets and developing economies.
Morocco 'bans the sale and production of the burka'
10 Jan 2017 0:11:14
The North African country gives vendors 48 hours to get rid of their stock, according to reports.
VW set to pay $4.3bn for emissions cheat
10 Jan 2017 9:43:46
Volkswagen agrees a draft $4.3bn settlement with US authorities over the emissions rigging scandal.
Japanese monkey tries to mate with deer
10 Jan 2017 7:46:46
A male Japanese monkey has been filmed trying to mount and mate with a Sika deer.
United Arab Emirates to invest $163bn in renewables
10 Jan 2017 7:28:16
The major oil producer hopes to achieve this by 2050, the prime minister says.
The next step in nanotechnology | George Tulevski
10 Jan 2017 6:19:37
Every year the silicon computer chip shrinks in size by half and doubles in power, enabling our devices to become more mobile and accessible. But what happens when our chips can't get any smaller? George Tulevski researches the unseen and untapped world of nanomaterials. His current work: developing chemical processes to compel billions of carbon nanotubes to assemble themselves into the patterns needed to build circuits, much the same way natural organisms build intricate, diverse and elegant structures. Could they hold the secret to the next generation of computing?
VW shrugs off scandal with record sales
10 Jan 2017 5:46:54
Volkswagen sold a record 10.3 million vehicles last year, despite its emissions cheating scandal.
The social divide
10 Jan 2017 5:09:34
Jeremy Corbyn says inequality has been getting worse, on the day official figures say the opposite.
Donald Trump win 'won't sway world on climate'
10 Jan 2017 4:22:12
Targets on CO2 will continue despite a climate change sceptic becoming president, a UK minister says.
Facebook 'to launch ads within videos'
10 Jan 2017 3:55:02
Facebook is to test "mid-roll" video advertising - in which ads are played after a video has already started - the BBC understands.
MPs hear call for five-year transitional Brexit deal
10 Jan 2017 3:35:55
The head of the London Stock Exchange has told MPs that the UK government should negotiate a five-year transitional Brexit deal.
Whitbread denies pork lasagne recipe misled customers
10 Jan 2017 2:05:27
Restaurant chain Whitbread apologises for not updating an online menu after adding pork to lasagne.
Post Office 'to close more Crown branches'
10 Jan 2017 1:28:48
The Post Office is planning to close and franchise 37 Crown offices, with the loss of more than 400 jobs, a union says.
Snapchat sets up international headquarters in London
10 Jan 2017 1:05:40
Snap, the firm behind Snapchat, says it has set up its international headquarters in London.
Spending power on the rise, says ONS
10 Jan 2017 0:56:04
The average UK household's disposable income - or spending power - rose by nearly £600 in 2015-16.
Spotify offers Barack Obama a job as 'President of Playlists'
10 Jan 2017 0:29:13
The music streaming service is seeking a "President of Playlists" with "eight years' experience".
FTSE 100 carries on climbing as investors cheer Morrisons' sales
10 Jan 2017 9:43:26
UK shares build on Monday's record high, with Morrisons boosted by its strong Christmas sales figures.
Jeremy Corbyn suggests maximum earnings limit
10 Jan 2017 9:32:25
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn says he would like to see a maximum cap on the amount people can earn.
Southern rail strike: Commuter confronts rail bosses and RMT union
10 Jan 2017 9:10:46
Sara Beare, a commuter, confronts Southern Rail and RMT bosses.
Pen power: China closer to ballpoint success
10 Jan 2017 8:16:27
China is close to producing a fully domestically-made ballpoint pen after a long struggle.