Is the mighty iPhone in decline?
26 Jan 2016 0:02:15
Are the best days behind Apple's smartphone?
Wall Street hit by oil price slide
25 Jan 2016 2:15:21
Shares on Wall Street close down, hurt by the slide in the price of oil.
ECB's Draghi vows to defy critics
25 Jan 2016 0:46:57
European Central Bank President Mario Draghi fights critics, insisting the bank's policies will help to raise inflation.
Lanky bird's killer kick quantified
25 Jan 2016 7:02:23
The secretary bird kicks snakes to death with a strike that packs five times the bird's own weight in a fraction of a second, scientists say.
VIDEO: 'Ninja eagle' kicks like a mule
25 Jan 2016 7:02:21
UK researchers measure the power in the strike of the secretary bird, which hunts by kicking.
Capitalism will eat democracy -- unless we speak up | Yanis Varoufakis
25 Jan 2016 6:32:17
Have you wondered why politicians aren't what they used to be, why governments seem unable to solve real problems? Economist Yanis Varoufakis, the former Minister of Finance for Greece, says that it's because you can be in politics today but not be in power -- because real power now belongs to those who control the economy. He believes that the mega-rich and corporations are cannibalizing the political sphere, causing financial crisis. In this talk, hear his dream for a world in which capital and labor no longer struggle against each other, "one that is simultaneously libertarian, Marxist and Keynesian."
Israeli veganism takes root in land of milk and honey
25 Jan 2016 5:09:48
How Israel is embracing veganism
Breakfast change fuels McDonald's gains
25 Jan 2016 4:31:11
The introduction of all-day breakfasts in the US helps McDonald's sales rise 5% in the fourth quarter.
A tax deal in the hand is worth two in the bush
25 Jan 2016 4:16:38
Why HMRC has cut a tax deal with Google
Hull 'has lowest UK average wages'
25 Jan 2016 3:42:33
A report from the think tank Centre for Cities finds that Hull has the lowest average weekly wage in the UK, of £376.
Zika virus 'to spread across Americas'
25 Jan 2016 3:28:22
The Zika virus is likely to spread across nearly all of the Americas, the World Health Organization has warned.
'Global uncertainty' hits UK factories
25 Jan 2016 2:49:39
UK factories have seen only limited signs of a recovery in exports amid "global uncertainty", the CBI says.
Oil prices in reverse amid Opec call
25 Jan 2016 1:52:58
Oil prices tumble again on Monday, as Opec calls for co-operation from oil producing nations outside the organisation.
Why do sperm whales wash up on beaches?
25 Jan 2016 1:52:22
Why do sperm whales die in the North Sea?
Explorer dies in Antarctic crossing
25 Jan 2016 1:50:31
Explorer Henry Worsley dies after suffering exhaustion and dehydration during a solo attempt to cross Antarctica.
Tax deadline relief for the flood-hit
25 Jan 2016 1:41:13
Taxpayers required to complete their tax return before a 31 January deadline will be given extra time if they were affected by floods that hit the UK.
Needed - facts about broadband
25 Jan 2016 9:18:15
Do claims about Britain's broadband infrastructure, made by a Conservative MP, stack up?
Massive funnel-web spider to be milked
25 Jan 2016 9:11:24
Big Boy, a funnel-web spider with a leg span of 10cm, is the largest specimen ever handed in to Australia's only venom-milking programme.
Russian economy contracted 3.7% in 2015
25 Jan 2016 8:51:53
Russia's economy contracted by 3.7% in 2015, according to preliminary figures published by the country's statistics service.
FTSE 100 gives up its early gains
25 Jan 2016 8:40:09
London shares open moderately higher before giving up those early gains to trade flat.
Kingfisher aims for £500m profit boost
25 Jan 2016 8:19:45
B&Q-owner Kingfisher announces a push to increase annual pre-tax profits by £500m within five years and return £600m to shareholders.
Council staff punished for net abuse
25 Jan 2016 7:58:40
There was a rise in the number of council workers suspended last year after being accused of breaking social media rules.
VIDEO: YouTube mogul's four top tips
25 Jan 2016 7:38:14
Jamal Edwards, founder of the SBTV YouTube channel, offers the business advice he wishes he had had when he started out, as part of the BBC News series, CEO Secrets.
Executive exodus at troubled Twitter
25 Jan 2016 6:58:22
Four key Twitter executives are to leave the company as the social network continues its attempt to turn around its fortunes.
Will new maternity law help keep Indian women in work?
25 Jan 2016 1:58:52
Will extending maternity leave help keep Indian women in work?