Spotify offers Barack Obama a job as 'President of Playlists'
10 Jan 2017 0:29:13
The music streaming service is seeking a "President of Playlists" with "eight years' experience".
FTSE 100 carries on climbing as investors cheer Morrisons' sales
10 Jan 2017 9:43:26
UK shares build on Monday's record high, with Morrisons boosted by its strong Christmas sales figures.
Jeremy Corbyn suggests maximum earnings limit
10 Jan 2017 9:32:25
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn says he would like to see a maximum cap on the amount people can earn.
Southern rail strike: Commuter confronts rail bosses and RMT union
10 Jan 2017 9:10:46
Sara Beare, a commuter, confronts Southern Rail and RMT bosses.
Pen power: China closer to ballpoint success
10 Jan 2017 8:16:27
China is close to producing a fully domestically-made ballpoint pen after a long struggle.
Trump and May: Reagan and Thatcher?
10 Jan 2017 7:56:49
Former Trump economic advisor says this could be the "dawning of a new era" of free trade.
Morrisons sees best Christmas performance for seven years
10 Jan 2017 7:44:56
Morrisons says sales rose 2.9% in the nine weeks to 1 January - its best performance for seven years.
Brazil: Clash of cultures over Amazon dams
10 Jan 2017 6:50:41
Indigenous groups and river dwellers are battling the government and big corporations over the huge dams being built to meet Brazil's energy needs.
Japan's Takeda buys US cancer specialist Ariad
10 Jan 2017 3:37:56
Japanese pharmaceutical firm Takeda buys US cancer drug maker Ariad for $5.2bn (£4.3bn).
Prototypes of Razer triple screen gaming laptop stolen
10 Jan 2017 3:22:22
Two prototype models of Razer's highly-anticipated gaming laptop have been stolen in Las Vegas.
Warming world harming insects' reproduction, says study
10 Jan 2017 2:12:27
A warming world is harming insects ability to reproduce, which could have long-term consequences, scientists warn.
Primate tool-use: Chimpanzees make drinking sticks
10 Jan 2017 2:10:49
Critically endangered chimpanzees in Ivory Coast craft extra-absorbent drinking sticks, researchers observe.
Marissa Mayer not on new Yahoo holding group board
10 Jan 2017 1:10:51
Yahoo's Marissa Mayer will not be on the board of the new company that emerges from the Verizon deal.
New candidate for 'missing element' in Earth's core
10 Jan 2017 1:04:09
Scientists believe they have established the identity of a "missing element" in the Earth's core.
Southern rail: New strike by drivers gets under way
10 Jan 2017 0:28:00
The latest Southern train drivers' strike begins, with passengers told to travel only "if essential".
10 Jan 2017 0:21:21
Renting a car from neighbours makes environmental and economic sense. Can tech take it mainstream?
Generations at war
10 Jan 2017 0:14:35
Research shows that those in their 20s and 30s, the so-called millennials, could become the first generation in history to be worse off than their parents.
Generation war: Baby boomers v millennials
10 Jan 2017 0:14:26
What are the financial prospects facing a graduate from 2015 versus a graduate from the 1970s?
Chimp drinking culture caught on video
10 Jan 2017 0:13:05
Critically Endangered chimpanzees in the Ivory Coast craft extra-absorbent drinking sticks, remote cameras reveal.
A tank of my own
10 Jan 2017 0:09:23
Could a tank developed by twin brothers Mike and Geoff Howe become the latest luxury must-have?
Fed up with a limo, Why not try a tank?
10 Jan 2017 0:09:16
The twin brothers making luxury tanks for wealthy clients looking for something more than a limo.
Thousands of HMRC staff may have to move up to 174 miles
10 Jan 2017 0:02:48
Up to 38,000 staff from HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) will be expected to move large distances as part of a reorganisation, a report finds
Food sales drive 'bumper' Christmas for retailers
10 Jan 2017 0:02:01
Festive feasts drive strong Christmas week for retailers, according to a report.
BA cabin crew start two-day strike at Heathrow
10 Jan 2017 0:01:19
A two-day strike by some of BA's cabin staff may disrupt flights at Heathrow airport on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Donald Trump has 'great meeting' with Alibaba boss Jack Ma
09 Jan 2017 2:07:43
President-elect Donald Trump meets one of China's richest men to plan an effort to create one million new US jobs.