UK interest rates held at 0.5%
14 Jul 2016 1:50:46
The Bank of England maintains the UK's main interest rate at 0.5% but signals that it expects to take action next month.
Predatory dinosaur had tiny arms like Tyrannosaurus rex
14 Jul 2016 1:26:55
A new meat-eating dinosaur has been discovered in Argentina that possessed stubby arms like Tyrannosaurus rex.
The drone that can fly for years on solar power
14 Jul 2016 1:26:30
While most of the exotic aircraft on display at this year's Farnborough Airshow still need a pilot, unmanned vehicles have become more and more common in recent years.
Google hit by fresh European Union anti-trust charges
14 Jul 2016 1:19:33
The European Commission steps up pressure on Google, alleging that it abused its dominance in internet shopping and restricted competition.
Hinkley Point 'still worth the cost' as price tag soars
14 Jul 2016 0:38:37
The government remains committed to building a new nuclear power station at Hinkley Point in Somerset, the new Chancellor Philip Hammond said.
Inside Bombardier's 'giant gamble'
14 Jul 2016 0:01:37
The BBC's Theo Leggett looks inside one of Bombardier's new C-Series aircraft, a programme that faced years of questions about its financial viability.
Pokemon Go unleashed in the UK
14 Jul 2016 8:53:34
Pokemon Go - a mobile game that has become a global phenomenon - is released in the UK.
Interest rates: What life was like when they were last cut
14 Jul 2016 8:47:37
BBC News looks back at what was happening in the UK when interest rates were last cut, on 5 March 2009.
FTSE 100 higher ahead of Bank decision
14 Jul 2016 8:36:29
UK shares and the pound rise ahead of the latest announcement from the Bank of England, which is widely expected to cut interest rates.
Mothercare sees weak UK demand offset by Ramadan
14 Jul 2016 8:30:25
Mother and baby products chain Mothercare reports strong overseas sales, but poor weather in Britain forced it to bring forward sales.
New Chancellor Philip Hammond: No emergency Budget
14 Jul 2016 8:18:56
The new Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, says he does not anticipate the need for an emergency Budget.
Chancellor Philip Hammond: UK economy ‘entering new phase’
14 Jul 2016 8:03:53
Chancellor Philip Hammond says the UK economy is entering a "new phase" which will be judged by "different parameters".
Halfords looks to Rio Olympics to boost bike sales
14 Jul 2016 7:24:42
Cycling and car parts company Halfords hopes new bike ranges by Sir Bradley Wiggins and Laura Trott will lift demand after a damp first quarter.
Japanese shares continue to rise on stimulus hopes
14 Jul 2016 7:24:34
Japanese stocks continue their positive trend, adding a fourth day of gains since last weekend's election.
Cuban Economy Minister Marino Murillo is sacked
14 Jul 2016 6:46:03
Cuban Economy Minister Marino Murillo is removed from his post following President Raul Castro's warning last week of continuing economic uncertainty.
Film star revives ancient glass making Chinese skills
14 Jul 2016 6:21:51
Loretta Yang left the film industry along with her director husband to start making glassware using an ancient Chinese technique.
Nintendo shares up more than 50% since Pokemon Go release
14 Jul 2016 4:44:38
Shares in Japanese gaming firm Nintendo rise 16% on Thursday, an overall increase of more than 50% since the release of the hugely successful Pokemon Go game last week.
'Britain's Pompeii' was 'Bronze Age new build' site
14 Jul 2016 2:15:56
A Bronze Age village dubbed "Britain's Pompeii" which yielded an "extraordinary window" on the period burnt down after just months, it emerges.
US sentences Chinese hacker for stealing military information
14 Jul 2016 1:50:38
The US sentences a Chinese businessman to nearly four years in prison after he pleaded guilty to hacking sensitive military information.
Yum Brands raises profits outlook ahead of China spin-off
14 Jul 2016 0:23:07
Yum Brands, parent company of fast-food chains KFC and Pizza Hut has reported $3bn of sales for the second quarter.
Who you gonna call?
13 Jul 2016 3:04:50
As the new Ghostbusters movie hits cinemas around the world, we take a look at the work of real-life ghost hunters.
Joining a real-life ghost hunt
13 Jul 2016 3:04:43
A team of paranormal investigators show how they hunt for ghosts at a suspected haunted restaurant in the US state of Maryland.
Interest rates may be cut to new low
13 Jul 2016 3:03:54
The Bank of England may cut UK interest rates to 0.25% on Thursday in what would be the first reduction for more than seven years.
Housing market 'falters amid Brexit campaign and vote'
13 Jul 2016 3:03:39
The supply of homes on the market fell at its sharpest rate to date and buyer demand hit an eight-year low during the month of the Brexit vote.
'Three centuries' to catalogue all Amazon tree species
13 Jul 2016 1:26:53
So many tree species are present in the Amazon basin that it would take 300 years to catalogue them all, scientists say.