Pluto may have 'nitrogen glaciers'
24 Jul 2015 9:26:11
Pluto would appear to have glaciers of nitrogen ice, the latest pictures from the New Horizons probe suggest.
VIDEO: The bag designed to thwart terrorists
24 Jul 2015 9:04:15
Scientists have developed what they're describing as a bomb proof material that could be a major step forward in aircraft security.
Device limits aircraft bomb impact
24 Jul 2015 7:02:27
A new system that contains the explosion of bombs smuggled onto aircraft has been successfully tested.
Amazon shares surge on surprise profit
24 Jul 2015 6:49:52
Online retailer Amazon shares have surged almost 15% after it posted an unexpected profit on Thursday.
Jeep hack prompts 1.4m car recall
24 Jul 2015 5:52:35
Car giant Fiat Chrysler recalls 1.4 million vehicles in the US after security researchers showed that one of its cars could be hacked.
Yuval Noah Harari: What explains the rise of humans?
24 Jul 2015 5:16:16
Seventy thousand years ago, our human ancestors were insignificant animals, just minding their own business in a corner of Africa with all the other animals. But now, few would disagree that humans dominate planet Earth; we've spread to every continent, and our actions determine the fate of other animals (and possibly Earth itself). How did we get from there to here? Historian Yuval Noah Harari suggests a surprising reason for the rise of humanity.
VIDEO: A Chinese restaurant dining guide
24 Jul 2015 5:05:30
Renowned author and restaurateur Emma Chen explains whether you should ever knock a bowl with a chopstick, and whether using a fork in a Chinese restaurant is ok.
VIDEO: US capitalism: The gilded age
24 Jul 2015 4:27:21
Comedian Colm O'Regan takes a look at how some people got very rich in the US in the 19th Century - but most didn't.
VIDEO: Zambia's attraction for the Chinese
24 Jul 2015 3:30:03
What is it about Zambia that draws so many Chinese firms and people to it? The BBC's Kennedy Gondwe has been finding out.
Regulator capped mis-selling payouts
24 Jul 2015 3:29:19
The Treasury lobbied financial regulators to limit compensation for businesses that were mis-sold interest rates products, the BBC has learned.
VIDEO: Africa and China - easy relations?
24 Jul 2015 3:27:46
From Mandarin lessons in schools to fridge companies, the BBC's Lerato Mbele takes a closer look at the relationship between the countries.
VIDEO: Why a smile could change this advert
24 Jul 2015 2:07:40
How our emotions and biometrics could change the way advertising works.
Lonmin shares fall on 6,000 jobs cuts
24 Jul 2015 2:06:39
Shares in UK mining firm Lonmin plunge as its announces 6,000 jobs cuts in South Africa as it scales back its operations due to the falling price of platinum.
VIDEO: Mending India's broken down bikes
24 Jul 2015 1:32:22
When people want their broken down motorbikes and scooters mended in India, many go to a mechanic. But one firm is trying to encourage the two-wheeler specialist market.
VIDEO: Meet India's champagne ambassador
24 Jul 2015 1:16:14
Indian vineyards are now making their own sparkling wine, so is it a threat to French champagne? Simon Atkinson met India’s ambassador for champagne, Rajiv Singhal.
VIDEO: Making medicine in a man's world
24 Jul 2015 1:03:25
We've been to meet one woman running her own manufacturing plant near the city of Pune. Satya Vadlamani is the managing director of Murli Krishna Pharma.
Dismay over rising energy complaints
24 Jul 2015 0:55:59
Four of the big six energy firms saw complaint levels rise at the start of 2015, according to Citizens Advice.
Visa attacks Fifa's 'standards'
24 Jul 2015 0:45:35
Visa's chief executive has lambasted Fifa for "not living up to standards" and "lack of awareness" of the seriousness of charges of corruption against it.
FT's new owner Nikkei eyes digital success
24 Jul 2015 9:55:41
Nikkei's FT purchase thrusts it into global media spotlight
Housing market 'is hotting up'
24 Jul 2015 9:49:30
The UK housing market "is beginning to hot up again" as mortgage approvals rose by 8% in a year, a banking body says.
Drinks maker Diageo faces US probe
24 Jul 2015 9:37:58
A US regulator launches an investigation into whether drinks company Diageo has been shipping excess stocks to customers to boost results.
VIDEO: Iran plans to become tourist hotspot
24 Jul 2015 9:25:58
Iran is hoping the nuclear deal it struck with six world powers will help turn the country into a global tourism hotspot.
Step forward for computing by light
24 Jul 2015 8:23:43
Engineers and physicists have discovered a property of silicon which could aid the development of faster computers.
VIDEO: How has Amazon become so profitable?
24 Jul 2015 8:03:05
As Amazon announces better-than-expected sales figures, Michelle Fleury explains how the company has become so profitable.
Bookies Ladbrokes to merge with Coral
24 Jul 2015 7:55:57
Bookmakers Ladbrokes has announced it plans to merge with Gala Coral in a deal expected to create the country's biggest betting shop chain.