Oil meeting breaks up without agreement
17 Apr 2016 0:11:03
A meeting of the world's leading oil producers to discuss capping output and reverse tumbling prices ends without agreement.
Drone hit British Airways plane near Heathrow
17 Apr 2016 8:41:46
A British Airways plane approaching Heathrow Airport is believed to have been hit by a drone before it landed safely, police say.
IMF countries vow to boost slow growth
17 Apr 2016 0:41:45
Key countries in the International Monetary Fund (IMF) pledge to pursue "growth-friendly" policies to kickstart the slowing world economy.
France 'committed' to Hinkley Point
16 Apr 2016 3:20:23
The French government is "completely committed" to building the UK's Hinkley Point nuclear power plant, France's economy minister tells the BBC.
VIDEO: Why 'bloke's paradise' lures the ladies
16 Apr 2016 3:01:29
BBC News visits a shop that caters for men, but is proving highly attractive to women.
VIDEO: Space station gets inflatable extension
16 Apr 2016 0:52:39
An experimental inflatable module has been attached to the International Space Station remotely by a Nasa ground control team.
VIDEO: Repaired Solar Impulse flies again
16 Apr 2016 4:46:55
The zero-fuel aircraft Solar Impulse is ready to resume its round-the-world challenge following repairs in Hawaii.
E-skin 'can monitor body's oxygen level'
16 Apr 2016 2:13:18
Scientists in Japan say they have developed ultra-thin electronic "skin" that can measure oxygen levels when stuck to the body.
The Soviet space secret found by pupils
16 Apr 2016 0:21:29
The English school that unearthed a Soviet space secret
Broadband speed advertising 'misleading'
15 Apr 2016 3:43:47
The way broadband speeds are advertised is misleading and should be changed, a cross-party group of 50 MPs says.
Vodafone and EE 'failing' customers
15 Apr 2016 1:00:09
The mobile operators Vodafone and EE are failing on the basics of customer service, according to the consumer group Which?
Oil exporters to discuss output freeze
15 Apr 2016 0:53:27
Opec members, together with a few other oil producers, are meeting in Qatar on Sunday to discuss freezing output in an attempt to push up oil prices.
VIDEO: The fall and rise of vinyl records
15 Apr 2016 0:49:02
After years of decline, vinyl records are making a comeback with sales now at their highest for 26 years.
NBA to allow shirt sponsorship
15 Apr 2016 0:12:19
National Basketball Association teams will be able to sell advertising space on their jerseys starting from the 2017-18 season, the league says.
US industrial production slips again
15 Apr 2016 6:58:18
Industrial production in the US fell for a second consecutive month in March led by drops in output from mining and car manufacturing.
Sauce firm defends 'once a week' advice
15 Apr 2016 6:54:10
Food giant Mars, which makes Dolmio and Uncle Ben's sauces, defends its advice that some products should only be consumed once a week due to high salt, sugar or fat content.
Cinema chain makes U-turn over texting
15 Apr 2016 5:12:57
US cinema chain AMC changes its mind over allowing texting in some of its venues after its plan drew criticism online.
The nit-picking glory of The New Yorker's Comma Queen | Mary Norris
15 Apr 2016 5:04:38
"Copy editing for The New Yorker is like playing shortstop for a major league baseball team -- every little movement gets picked over by the critics," says Mary Norris, who has played the position for more than thirty years. In that time, she's gotten a reputation for sternness and for being a "comma maniac," but this is unfounded, she says. Above all, her work is aimed at one thing: making authors look good. Explore The New Yorker's distinctive style with the person who knows it best in this charming talk.
VIDEO: Football star's biotechnology venture
15 Apr 2016 4:57:15
Arsenal star Mathieu Flamini discusses his passion outside football, a biotechnology company that he runs.
UN picks wildlife poster winners
15 Apr 2016 4:16:20
Poster competition to raise awareness about wildlife conservation gains 300 entries from around the world with winners coming from the UK, China and Africa.
Citigroup economist to be UK rate setter
15 Apr 2016 4:16:06
Citigroup economist Michael Saunders will replace Martin Weale as one of the nine members on the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee.
Citigroup quarterly profits plunge 27%
15 Apr 2016 2:35:40
US bank Citigroup reports a steep fall in first quarter profits, as it sets aside more cash to cover losses on energy loans.
Why North Dakota is running on empty
15 Apr 2016 2:15:35
Why North Dakota is running on empty
FTSE dips following Chinese growth data
15 Apr 2016 1:19:19
Shares in London were lower amid renewed concerns over global growth after China's economy expanded at its slowest pace for seven years.
VIDEO: South Africa's wooden watchmakers
15 Apr 2016 1:08:51
The founders of Bettel talk about their wooden timepiece business in Cape Town.