VIDEO: Could this man help save the world?
19 Aug 2014 3:01:14
UK man keeps eye on dangerous asteroids
VIDEO: Hacker conference - behind the scenes
19 Aug 2014 3:00:55
The man who can create traffic jams and other cyber-warriors
The man 'behind a million babies'
19 Aug 2014 3:00:49
The man who says he's responsible for a million kids
Wall Street market report
19 Aug 2014 1:25:46
Apple shares surged to a record high on Tuesday helping to drive shares on Wall Street up for a second consecutive day.
VIDEO: Bradford rebuilds 2CV French classic
19 Aug 2014 0:53:10
A Bradford company which revamps old Citroen 2CVs says more of the cars are being sold to France.
Former Microsoft boss leaves firm
19 Aug 2014 9:29:52
Former Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer announces he is stepping down from the board with immediate effect.
India struggles to attract tourists
19 Aug 2014 9:29:20
Why India is struggling to attract tourists
VIDEO: UK house prices hit record high
19 Aug 2014 9:10:47
Houses in the Cotswolds are less affordable than those in London when wages are taken into account, pricing out some locals.
Lehman bankers win pensions battle
19 Aug 2014 8:38:16
More than 2,400 former Lehman Brothers bankers will have their pensions paid in full following a six-year legal battle.
Standard Chartered fined in US
19 Aug 2014 8:05:20
British bank Standard Chartered has agreed to pay $300m to New York's top banking regulator for failing to improve money laundering controls.
VIDEO: China's elite target New York real estate
19 Aug 2014 5:54:34
With Chinese households getting richer, a growing number of people are investing their cash in American real estate.
HTC unveils cheaper Windows M8 phone
19 Aug 2014 5:33:35
The handset maker HTC has unveiled a new smartphone that runs a Windows Phone operating system - the first in more than two years.
TED: Aziza Chaouni: How I brought a river, and my city, back to life - Aziza Chaouni (2014)
19 Aug 2014 4:56:48
The Fez River winds through the medina of Fez, Morocco—a mazelike medieval city that’s a World Heritage site. Once considered the “soul” of this celebrated city, the river succumbed to sewage and pollution, and in the 1950s was covered over bit by bit until nothing remained. TED Fellow Aziza Chaouni recounts her 20 year effort to restore this river to its former glory, and to transform her city in the process.
Carillion sweetens Balfour offer
19 Aug 2014 4:51:24
Carillion raises its offer for Balfour Beatty in a further bid to push through a merger of the two UK construction companies.
Bulgaria suspends South Stream
19 Aug 2014 4:46:30
Bulgaria suspends work on the Russia-led South Stream project, a pipeline stretching across the Black Sea to southern and central Europe.
VIDEO: Africa's elephants in net decline
19 Aug 2014 4:26:46
A new study suggests the number of Africa's elephants has declined to a critical point.
Swiss sanctions dilemma over Russia
19 Aug 2014 3:40:23
EU sanctions prompt Russia to turn to Swiss cheese makers
Drugs-bust primate given UK asylum
19 Aug 2014 2:12:42
A primate confiscated during a drugs raid by police in the Maldives is flown 5,000 miles to the UK to start a new life.
Operators bid to run rail networks
19 Aug 2014 1:57:01
The shortlist of companies bidding to run rail networks in the north of England is announced by the government.
Child's drawing 'predicts intellect'
19 Aug 2014 1:20:19
A study suggests the way children draw at the age of four can be a predictor of intelligence 10 years later.
Russian ban fuels food price rises
19 Aug 2014 0:41:55
Russia sees some food price rises as a ban on imported Western products starts to take effect.
Pentagon researches hi-tech tank
19 Aug 2014 0:31:58
The research arm of the US military is looking into designs for new, hi-tech tanks, focusing less on armour and more on mobility and speed.
London drives house price increase
19 Aug 2014 0:23:26
Annual house price inflation was 10.2% in the year to June, driven by a 19.3% London rise, according to the Office for National Statistics.
UK trader guilty of rate rigging
19 Aug 2014 9:43:37
A former senior trader at Rabobank has pleaded guilty to interest rate rigging in the US.
VIDEO: UK inflation rate falls to 1.6%
19 Aug 2014 9:27:44
The UK inflation rate falls more than expected in July as the cost of clothing, footwear, food and non-alcoholic drinks eases back in the month.