Facebook U-turn over 'Napalm girl' photograph
09 Sep 2016 8:15:22
Facebook says it will allow an iconic photograph of a girl fleeing a Napalm attack after previously banning the image.
General Motors: 4m vehicles recalled over safety bug
09 Sep 2016 6:48:39
The car company General Motors is recalling more than four million vehicles worldwide due to a software defect linked to at least one death.
Cumbrian lakes hold a centuries-long flood record
09 Sep 2016 6:15:02
Written in the sediments of north-west England's lakes is a record of extreme flood events - information that can inform future flood preparedness.
Volkswagen engineer charged in emissions probe
09 Sep 2016 6:14:36
A Volkswagen engineer has pleaded guilty for his involvement in the German carmaker's diesel emissions scandal.
A new way to heal hearts without surgery | Franz Freudenthal
09 Sep 2016 5:16:55
At the intersection of medical invention and indigenous culture, pediatric cardiologist Franz Freudenthal mends holes in the hearts of children across the world, using a device born from traditional Bolivian loom weaving. "The most complex problems in our time," he says, "can be solved with simple techniques, if we are able to dream."
EU plans to end mobile roaming charges to be rewritten
09 Sep 2016 2:32:25
European officials are rewriting detailed plans on how to bring data roaming charges to an end in countries across the EU.
Lidl UK chief Ronny Gottschlich steps down
09 Sep 2016 2:29:45
The boss of Lidl's UK business has stepped down after overseeing the German discount supermarket chain's rapid rise in the country.
How Star Trek inspired 'two generations' of scientists
09 Sep 2016 2:09:24
Star Trek has had an “inspirational relationship” with the space programme, says Robert Picardo, who played the ship’s doctor in the original Star Trek series.
Three charged over Tesco accounts fraud
09 Sep 2016 1:55:44
Three Tesco former executives are charged as part of an ongoing Serious Fraud Office investigation into 2014 accounting irregularities at the supermarket giant.
Sir Philip Green denies he tried to 'blackmail' Pensions Regulator
09 Sep 2016 0:55:34
Sir Philip Green has hit back at suggestions that he is attempting to 'blackmail' the Pensions Regulator over plugging the £571m BHS pension deficit.
John Lewis boss 'to run for West Midlands Mayor job'
09 Sep 2016 0:46:59
John Lewis confirms managing director Andy Street plans to run for the office of the Mayor of the West Midlands.
Zambia's unorthodox fishermen catch the rising tide
09 Sep 2016 0:31:59
Demand for fish in Zambia is high but unorthodox fishing methods are also on the rise.
Musk: SpaceX fireball probe uncovering 'complex failure'
09 Sep 2016 0:21:57
An investigation into how a SpaceX rocket exploded on the launchpad is uncovering 'the most difficult and complex failure we have ever had in 14 years' says founder Elon Musk.
Flight test for Virgin's replacement rocket plane
09 Sep 2016 0:14:02
Virgin Galactic has flown its new rocket plane for the first time in a “captive-carry test” above California.
UK trade deficit shrinks in July
09 Sep 2016 9:51:07
The UK trade deficit in goods and services shrank to £4.5bn in July from £5.6bn the previous month, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) says.
Nasa launches rocket to study asteroid Bennu
09 Sep 2016 9:08:23
A probe called Osiris-Rex will sample the asteroid, which is on Nasa's list of Potentially Hazardous Asteroids.
World's wilderness reduced by a tenth since 1990s
09 Sep 2016 8:51:10
The world's wilderness is vanishing at an "alarming" rate, say conservationists.
German exports fall in July after global demand weakens
09 Sep 2016 8:34:32
German exports fell sharply in July, posting their steepest drop in nearly a year, after the country's goods saw lower global demand.
Wetherspoon's boss attacks 'lurid' Brexit claims
09 Sep 2016 8:31:57
JD Wetherspoon's chairman says claims by leading economists that the UK would see serious economic consequences from a Brexit vote were "lurid" and wrong as he reports record profits.
Burberry shares lead FTSE 100 lower
09 Sep 2016 8:21:08
British designer Burberry is the biggest faller on the FTSE 100 as the blue chip index edges down in early trading.
Wetherspoon boss says UK does not need an EU trade deal
09 Sep 2016 7:55:08
The chairman of JD Wetherspoon pub chain, Tim Martin, has said that the UK does not need to negotiate a trade deal with the European Union.
Galaxy Note 7: Owners advised not to use on planes
09 Sep 2016 0:50:12
US authorities have advised airline passengers not to switch on or charge Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones while travelling, after reports of the device exploding.
09 Sep 2016 0:15:41
Specially designed tags that act as 'daily diaries' are revealing previously unknown animal behaviours.
Dormice in Britain 'vulnerable to extinction'
08 Sep 2016 3:52:08
Britain's native dormouse has declined by more than a third since the year 2000 according to a new report by wildlife charity, the People's Trust for Endangered Species.
Searching for a stranded Hanjin ship
08 Sep 2016 3:50:22
The BBC’s Sharanjit Leyl goes in search of one of Hanjin Shipping's vessels, which has been stranded since the firm filed for bankruptcy protection last week.