Translation tech talking business
14 Nov 2014 0:13:45
How language services are turning to tech to improve
Tempting packaging 'tricks shoppers'
14 Nov 2014 0:11:52
Packaging tactics run the risk of misleading shoppers about products and deals, according to consumer group Which?.
VIDEO: Buzz Aldrin on comet landing
13 Nov 2014 3:28:56
The second man to walk on the moon, Buzz Aldrin, talks to the BBC about the importance of the Rosetta comet landing.
VIDEO: Photos of Earth's beauty from space
13 Nov 2014 3:08:59
Chris Hadfield, who has published photographs of Earth taken from the ISS, tells the BBC's Katty Kay how he feels about the historic comet landing of the robot probe Philae.
Oil price falls below $80 a barrel
13 Nov 2014 0:41:33
Brent crude oil price falls below $80 a barrel for the first time since 2010, as Saudi Arabia fails to confirm a cut in production.
'World grappling with malnutrition'
13 Nov 2014 9:32:34
Every nation on the planet, except China, is crossing a "malnutrition red line", suffering from too little or too little much nutrition, a report warns.
Lightning strikes 'more as world warms'
13 Nov 2014 9:16:19
Global warming will significantly increase the frequency of lightning strikes, according to US research.
Is comet landing mission worth the cost?
13 Nov 2014 8:29:04
Can Rosetta mission price tag be justified?
SA firms accused of World Cup fixing
13 Nov 2014 7:43:42
Some of South Africa's top construction firms are being investigated for colluding on contracts in the run-up to the 2010 World Cup
Chelsea reports record annual profit
13 Nov 2014 7:37:00
Chelsea football club reports a record profit of £18.4m ($29m) for the year to June 2014 - which includes the last Premier League season.
Amazon and Hachette settle dispute
13 Nov 2014 7:18:22
Internet giant Amazon and book publisher Hachette resolve a bitter months-long royalties dispute that has delayed orders of several high-profile titles.
Buffett buys Duracell battery firm
13 Nov 2014 6:53:20
Warren Buffett's firm Berkshire Hathaway is set to acquire battery maker Duracell from Procter & Gamble in an unusual deal which will reduce the firm's tax bill.
TED: Leana Wen: What your doctor won’t disclose - Leana Wen (2014)
13 Nov 2014 6:05:49
Wouldn’t you want to know if your doctor was a paid spokesman for a drug company? Or held personal beliefs incompatible with the treatment you want? Right now, in the US at least, your doctor simply doesn’t have to tell you about that. And when physician Leana Wen asked her fellow doctors to open up, the reaction she got was … unsettling.
'Sad day' as EU chief scientist axed
13 Nov 2014 5:45:42
Researchers across Europe have expressed dismay at the scrapping of the role of EU Chief Scientific Adviser (CSA).
HMRC fines cigarette maker £650,000
13 Nov 2014 3:49:45
Cigarette maker British American Tobacco (BAT) has been fined £650,000 ($1m; €820k) by UK tax authorities for oversupplying its products to Belgium.
Ofcom finds 4G twice as fast as 3G
13 Nov 2014 3:36:28
A report into the speed of mobile networks in cities around the UK finds 4G is over twice as fast as 3G.
Asda sales fall as 'shockwave' hits
13 Nov 2014 3:01:33
Sales at Asda fall, hit by what the retailer calls 'a shockwave' in the supermarket sector, but retailer retains market share.
Over-30s more likely to leave London
13 Nov 2014 1:52:33
People aged 30 and over are more likely to pack their bags and leave London, than move into the capital from elsewhere in England and Wales.
VIDEO: Shell 'warned pipeline could leak'
13 Nov 2014 1:34:40
Oil firm Royal Dutch Shell was told a pipeline had reached the end of its life years before it spilled up to 500,000 barrels of oil, according to court documents seen by the BBC.
Low rates 'keep repossessions down'
13 Nov 2014 9:50:43
Continued low interest rates and mortgage market competition have led to another fall in the number of homes repossessed in the UK, figures show.
Comet probe Philae 'has stabilised'
13 Nov 2014 9:42:08
The robot probe Philae that made a historic landing on a comet is now stable after initially failing to attach to the surface, scientists say.
India is bright spot in gold market
13 Nov 2014 9:20:47
Demand for gold soars in India in the third quarter, whilst total global demand falls to its lowest level for five years.
Qatar cleared but England criticised
13 Nov 2014 9:03:33
A Fifa report clears Qatar of corruption in the 2022 World Cup bidding process but is critical of the English FA.
Knocking £2.8bn off the deficit
13 Nov 2014 8:57:28
Events in the last week show why budget forecasting is so hard
BSkyB falls while FTSE 100 rises
13 Nov 2014 8:30:27
BSkyB is the biggest faller on the FTSE 100 in early Friday trading, tumbling 2.1% after going ex-dividend.