A highly scientific taxonomy of haters | Negin Farsad
10 Jun 2016 5:22:49
TED Fellow Negin Farsad weaves comedy and social commentary to cleverly undercut stereotypes of her culture. In this uproarious talk/stand-up hybrid, Farsad speaks on her documentary, The Muslims Are Coming!, narrates her fight with the MTA in New York and offers a detailed breakdown of the different types of haters she's encountered in her work. "Comedy is one of our best weapons," she says. "We've tried a lot of approaches to social justice, like war and competitive ice dancing -- but a lot of things are still kind of awful. I think it's time we try and tell a really good poop joke."
Hungry for success: SA's ice cream entrepreneur
10 Jun 2016 3:46:33
Paul Ballen of Paul's Homemade Ice Cream talks to the BBC about his ambitions for his luxury product.
Guy Hands drops Citigroup EMI lawsuit
10 Jun 2016 3:35:32
Private equity tycoon Guy Hands has dropped his legal battle with investment bank Citigroup over his firm's takeover of EMI in 2007.
Eurozone banks hit by bad debts
10 Jun 2016 1:31:19
Investment in the eurozone remains far below pre-crisis levels, partly due to problems in the banks, the OECD says.
Pension fees can cost 10% of savings, says Citizens Advice
10 Jun 2016 0:41:33
Withdrawing money from a pension fund can cost savers up to 10% of their retirement fund, according to Citizens Advice.
South Africa avoids credit downgrade but for how long?
10 Jun 2016 9:54:59
As South Africa narrowly avoids a credit downgrade from ratings agency Standard and Poors, the BBC's Lerato Mbele examines the country's economic prospects.
FTSE 100 falls as financial shares slide
10 Jun 2016 9:51:16
The London market opens lower, with shares in the financial sector seeing the biggest falls.
Using jelly beans to explain productivity
10 Jun 2016 9:48:51
Colm O'Regan visits a jelly bean factory to talk about the importance of productivity.
Petra, Jordan: Huge monument found 'hiding in plain sight'
10 Jun 2016 9:47:21
Archaeologists using satellite imagery discover a huge, ceremonial monument at the Petra World Heritage site in southern Jordan.
EU referendum: Labour claims Brexit could bring £18bn cuts
10 Jun 2016 8:47:02
Labour says the government could be forced to hold an emergency Budget if Britain quits the EU - a claim dismissed as "fanciful" by Vote Leave.
Fiat Argentina withdraws 'misogynistic' car manual
10 Jun 2016 8:27:08
A car manual which refers to women as "co-pilots" and men as "alpha males" has been withdrawn by Fiat Argentina after complaints.
Japan's Line to list shares in Tokyo and New York
10 Jun 2016 7:47:49
Japan's most popular phone messaging app operator, Line, says it plans to list its shares in Tokyo and New York in July, raising more than $900m.
Hummingbird moths colonise UK
10 Jun 2016 7:45:56
A hummingbird-like moth may have colonised the UK, according to conservationists.
'Why rock the boat when it's already really good?'
10 Jun 2016 6:59:40
Bini Ludlow, boss of ready meals firm Sweet Cumin, wants to stay in the EU because it would give her more options when she wants to expand her business.
Leave: 'We can rebuild the fishing industry outside EU'
10 Jun 2016 6:59:01
Managing director of Carisma UK, John Hancock, thinks the UK's fishing industry would be better off outside the EU.
Tesco sells Giraffe restaurant chain and Turkish business
10 Jun 2016 6:54:11
Tesco says is selling its Giraffe restaurant chain and also disposing of its controlling stake in Turkish business Kipa.
South Korean prosecutors raid Lotte Group offices
10 Jun 2016 5:51:12
South Korean prosecutors raid the offices of one of South Korea's biggest conglomerates, the Lotte Group, as part of an ongoing bribery probe.
India rejects Google Street View plan over security concerns
10 Jun 2016 4:50:05
India rejects Google's plans to collect images for its Street View service in the country after objections from security agencies, reports say.
China's Nanshan buys 20% Virgin Australia stake
10 Jun 2016 1:57:00
Chinese group Nanshan buys a 20% stake in Virgin Australia from Air New Zealand.
Oil sector job losses 'to reach 120,000 by end of year'
09 Jun 2016 3:26:35
The downturn in the UK oil and gas sector is expected to have led to 120,000 job losses by the end of the year, according to a report.
09 Jun 2016 3:00:38
Why is Norway - population five million - embracing electric cars with such enthusiasm?
China's giant glass bridge hit with sledgehammer
09 Jun 2016 3:00:16
BBC Click smashes one of the panels on the world's highest and longest glass-bottomed bridge to see how safe it is.
Lenovo phones get Tango augmented reality and snap-on modules
09 Jun 2016 0:52:42
Lenovo unveils two distinctive phones - one with Tango augmented reality tech, the other with snap-on modules.
Amazon launches food delivery service to UK market
09 Jun 2016 9:14:47
The world's largest online retailer is launching a fresh food delivery service, starting with its London-based customers
Experiment 'turns waste CO2 to stone'
09 Jun 2016 8:12:46
Scientists think they have found a smart way to constrain carbon dioxide emissions - just turn them to stone.