UK inflation rate rises to 0.6%
16 Aug 2016 8:53:43
The UK's inflation rate, as measured by Consumer Prices Index, rose to 0.6% in July, official figures show.
Climate change sceptic versus Cox
16 Aug 2016 8:29:48
Professor Brian Cox has verbally sparred with a newly elected Australian politician who believes climate change is a global conspiracy.
Culham Science Centre nuclear experts fear quarry dust
16 Aug 2016 8:09:40
Scientists carrying out international nuclear fusion work are concerned dust from a planned quarry could affect their experiments.
Mining giant BHP slumps to record loss
16 Aug 2016 8:08:46
Mining giant BHP Billiton reports a record loss for the past year following a mining disaster in Brazil and a slump in commodity prices.
FTSE 100 slides in early trade
16 Aug 2016 7:44:21
The UK's benchmark share index falls in early trade, while the pound remains weak ahead of a big week for economic statistics.
The Indian women who escaped sexual slavery and became entrepreneurs
16 Aug 2016 3:59:42
Two female victims of human trafficking tell the BBC's Divya Arya how they rebuilt their lives and re-integrated into society by becoming businesswomen.
Indonesian carriers cleared for US flights after nine-year ban
16 Aug 2016 3:36:16
Indonesian airlines are cleared by regulators to fly to the US, after a nine-year ban.
Rail fares 'rising twice as fast as wages' - unions
16 Aug 2016 2:16:29
Rail fares have risen at double the speed of wages over the last six years, research by trade unions suggests.
Professor Brian Cox clashes with Australian climate sceptic
16 Aug 2016 1:36:41
British particle physicist Brian Cox verbally spars with a newly elected Australian politician who believes climate change is a global conspiracy.
The top-secret tortoise sanctuary of Madagascar
16 Aug 2016 1:03:45
Madagascar's conservationists work in secrecy to protect one of the world's most beautiful tortoises from poachers, writes journalist Martin Vogl.
'TV, where's that beach?'
16 Aug 2016 1:00:39
Airlines and travel companies are trying to extend their reach into interactive entertainment.
Phones built for builders – are they tough enough?
15 Aug 2016 3:41:18
BBC's Zoe Kleinman puts the new Tuffphone to the test and compares it to rival handsets.
Would you put your phone in a cement mixer?
15 Aug 2016 3:37:21
British phone retailer Tuffphones has unveiled a new range of hard-wearing handsets aimed at construction workers and outdoors enthusiasts - so the BBC tried them out.
Viruses 'more dangerous in the morning'
15 Aug 2016 3:35:39
Viruses are more dangerous when they infect their victims in the morning, a University of Cambridge study suggests.
FTSE 100 firms' pension deficit soars, says LCP
15 Aug 2016 3:01:23
The combined pension funds deficit for companies in the FTSE 100 has seen huge increases in the past year, according to pensions expert LCP.
15 Aug 2016 2:11:03
Twelve-year-old entrepreneur Henry Patterson tells the BBC how running a successful business has changed his life.
15 Aug 2016 2:05:15
Lonnie Johnson had an illustrious career as a nuclear engineer working on the Galileo space programme and the stealth bomber - but he is best known for creating a water pistol
Could ethanol power the future for electric cars?
15 Aug 2016 1:04:08
The race is on to produce less-polluting electric vehicles (EVs), but could sustainably sourced ethanol prove to be the breakthrough fuel to take EVs mainstream?
Energy UK: 'We are working to improve customer trust'
15 Aug 2016 5:09:45
The chief executive of Energy UK seeks to reassure customers after it emerged that thousands of households have been paying nearly three times too much for their gas.
A small country with big ideas to get rid of fossil fuels | Monica Araya
15 Aug 2016 5:08:11
How do we build a society without fossil fuels? Using her native Costa Rica as an example of positive action on environmental protection and renewables, climate advocate Monica Araya outlines a bold vision for a world committed to clean energy in all sectors.
Mixed up measures
15 Aug 2016 4:44:06
Energy firm E.On's measurement error over some of its customers' gas payments is just the latest costly metric-imperial mix-up.
Germans should have to work until 69, says Bundesbank
15 Aug 2016 4:21:38
Elderly Germans may have to keep working until the age of 69 if a Bundesbank proposal to tackle an ageing population is adopted.
Sports Direct 'to back-pay Derbyshire workers £1m'
15 Aug 2016 2:49:03
Workers at Sports Direct's Derbyshire base will receive back-pay of about £1m for non-payment of the minimum wage, according to the Unite union.
Santander cuts interest by 1.5% on 123 account
15 Aug 2016 1:56:55
Millions of customers with Santander bank accounts are to receive a cut of 1.5% in the credit interest they are currently paid.
Second-hand Vauxhall Zafira sales 'may have been illegal'
15 Aug 2016 1:33:22
Used-car dealers may have broken the law by continuing to sell Vauxhall Zafiras which pose a possible fire risk.