Dartmoor ponies painted 'to cut deaths'
02 Oct 2015 9:42:02
Ponies on Dartmoor are to have reflective paint put on them in a scheme that aims to cut the number being killed by vehicles.
Uber: Cab plan against public interest
02 Oct 2015 8:39:04
Uber says that Transport for London's proposals to regulate the minicab business are 'against the public interest'.
VIDEO: Bank charges 'need traffic light labels'
02 Oct 2015 8:25:54
Tesco Bank is proposing a "traffic light" system of red, orange and green labels to warn people how much their current accounts are costing them.
Banks boost FTSE in early trading
02 Oct 2015 7:40:00
Shares in London start with healthy gains, helped by a rise in banking shares.
FCA mulls deadline for PPI complaints
02 Oct 2015 6:42:31
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is considering a deadline for claims over mis-sold payment protection insurance (PPI).
VIDEO: St Albans sinkhole 'caused by brickworks'
02 Oct 2015 6:18:51
The British Geological Survey says a large sinkhole which opened in St Albans, Herts, may be linked to an old brickworks which used to be on the site.
5p plastic bags: All you need to know
02 Oct 2015 2:13:41
On 5 October supermarkets in England will start charging 5p for using plastic bags. Here's a breakdown of everything you need to know about the price hike.
VIDEO: Asia's growth over the last 15 years
02 Oct 2015 2:04:22
To mark the 15th birthday of the BBC's Asia Business Report, here are some of the big changes in the region over that time.
Japanese shares lower on mixed data
02 Oct 2015 0:51:12
Japanese shares head lower after a series of mixed economic data did little to boost investors' confidence in the world's third largest economy.
Is there life on Mars?
01 Oct 2015 3:53:54
Evidence is growing that there might have been some once
Warnings over UK bank account review
01 Oct 2015 3:52:24
Consumer group Which? and Tesco Bank issue recommendations ahead of a review in to UK current accounts.
Brazil's farmers wake up to their coffee
01 Oct 2015 3:35:35
How Brazilian farmers are doubling the value of their coffee
'Pay by smart watch? That'll do nicely'
01 Oct 2015 3:31:48
How new digital payments tech is helping small firms
The company that charges double
01 Oct 2015 3:23:31
Is it still worth paying more for German engineering?
T-Mobile US customer data stolen
01 Oct 2015 3:14:40
Hackers target credit agency Experian to steal the personal information of about 15 million T-Mobile customers and applicants for contracts in the US.
Autonomy founder sues Hewlett-Packard
01 Oct 2015 9:53:37
Autonomy's founder Mike Lynch hits back at Hewlett-Packard with a $150m counter-claim in their long-running legal dispute.
VIDEO: Plastic in oceans 'threatens food chain'
01 Oct 2015 9:11:54
As England prepares to introduce a charge for plastic bags, Science Editor David Shukman reports on the possible threat to the food chain, by the plastics broken down into tiny fragments in our oceans.
Charon moon seen in super detail
01 Oct 2015 9:00:52
Pluto's major moon, Charon, takes centre stage in this week's release of new pictures from the New Horizons mission.
GM plans self-driving car push
01 Oct 2015 7:24:56
General Motors plans to unveil a self-driving car next year as it embarks on a major push into new technology.
Plastic oceans: What do we know?
01 Oct 2015 7:16:01
As England prepares to introduce a charge for plastic bags - long after many other countries - David Shukman catches up on the latest research into plastic in the oceans.
Sir Ian Cheshire - new Living Wage will need to be reviewed
01 Oct 2015 6:05:12
Government advisor and former chief executive of B&Q says George Osborne's plan for living wage should be re-assessed in two years - once we understand its impact on business
Martin Pistorius: How my mind came back to life — and no one knew
01 Oct 2015 5:48:04
Imagine being unable to say, "I am hungry," "I am in pain," "thank you," or "I love you,” -- losing your ability to communicate, being trapped inside your body, surrounded by people yet utterly alone. For 13 long years, that was Martin Pistorius’s reality. After contracting a brain infection at the age of twelve, Pistorius lost his ability to control his movements and to speak, and eventually he failed every test for mental awareness. He had become a ghost. But then a strange thing started to happen -- his mind began to knit itself back together. In this moving talk, Pistorius tells how he freed himself from a life locked inside his own body.
EU probes TVs over energy test scores
01 Oct 2015 5:43:52
The European Commission says it will follow up evidence that Samsung and another TV-maker use software that alters their screens' power use during tests.
VW takes 4,000 cars off the UK market
01 Oct 2015 5:41:56
Volkswagen is suspending the sale of 4,000 vehicles in the UK as a result of the emissions scandal.
Zimbabwe to ban electric water heaters
01 Oct 2015 4:29:34
Zimbabwe is to ban electric water heaters and require all new properties to use solar power, in an attempt to tackle big power shortages.