VIDEO: Do elephants grieve like people do?
28 Nov 2013 3:46:39
Do animals mourn their dead like people do?
Dubai chosen to host World Expo 2020
28 Nov 2013 3:05:20
Dubai is chosen to host the World Expo trade convention in 2020 - beating off rival bids from Brazil, Turkey and Russia.
Qantas seeks freer ownership rules
28 Nov 2013 3:01:04
Australian airline Qantas backs a suggestion by Treasurer Joe Hockey that rules restricting foreign investment in the carrier should be changed.
Comet Ison to graze past the Sun
28 Nov 2013 2:44:58
Astronomers anxiously wait to see if Comet Ison can survive its encounter with the Sun and brighten into a spectacular feature on the sky.
Government pension fee cap 'too high'
28 Nov 2013 2:11:57
Leading pensions' provider Legal and General says the Government's planned 0.75% cap on management fees is too high.
Can virtual reality be used to tackle racism?
28 Nov 2013 2:04:47
Developing a virtual vaccine for racial bias
VIDEO: Taiwan's airlines eye low cost market
28 Nov 2013 1:57:06
Two airlines in Taiwan are looking to take on regional competition with new budget services as they chase the growing trend for low cost travel.
Preserving nature's lost kingdom
28 Nov 2013 0:53:22
Why Burma's unexplored forests 'must be preserved'
Young are hit by India's skills gap
28 Nov 2013 0:15:40
Do young Indians need technical rather than academic skills?
Why the French are turning to fast food
28 Nov 2013 0:13:35
Fast food overtakes the traditional brasserie in France
Pest control firms making a killing
28 Nov 2013 0:09:38
Bedbugs, houseflies, rats - pest control firms are making a killing
Osborne's energy bill 'giveaway'
28 Nov 2013 0:05:25
Will Osborne's energy rebate provide any real comfort?
Bitcoin's rise divides the experts
28 Nov 2013 0:01:51
Fantasy money or the future of finance?
Bank 'has no veto' on Help to Buy
28 Nov 2013 0:00:20
The governor of the Bank of England, Mark Carney, has confirmed that the Bank does not have a veto over the government's Help to Buy scheme.
VIDEO: 'Epic' comet Ison approaching the Sun
27 Nov 2013 3:41:48
Comet Ison's close encounter with the Sun could give astronomers and stargazers a visual treat to be savoured.
Arrests over football 'match-fixing'
27 Nov 2013 3:28:17
Six men are arrested by officers from the National Crime Agency investigating alleged match-fixing in English football.
Repsol board approves Argentina deal
27 Nov 2013 2:30:29
The board of the Spanish energy company Repsol has approved an agreement in principle with Argentina over assets seized last year.
Wildebeest make 'rare' early return
27 Nov 2013 0:53:48
Thousands of wildebeest cut short their annual migration from Kenya - dubbed the greatest show on Earth - following a drought in Tanzania.
We've kept businesses alive - RBS
27 Nov 2013 9:28:15
RBS says it has kept thousands of businesses alive, in its response to a damning report that claimed it had forced many to go under.
US airline merger cleared by judge
27 Nov 2013 8:44:26
A US federal bankruptcy judge rules in favour of a proposed merger between US Airways and American Airlines which would form the world's biggest airline.
Yellow Pages firm in administration
27 Nov 2013 7:48:48
Hibu, the parent company of Yellow Pages, goes into administration, appointing accountants Deloitte, as it struggles with huge debts.
VIDEO: RBS allegations 'serious', says boss
27 Nov 2013 7:38:01
The Chairman of RBS says he takes claims that the bank forced some small firms to close so that it could make a profit "extremely seriously".
Bitcoin currency breaks $1,000 mark
27 Nov 2013 7:23:40
The value of a single bitcoin surpasses $1,000 (£613) for the first time, according to Mt.Gox, the virtual currency's biggest exchange.
New species of wild cat in Brazil
27 Nov 2013 7:04:16
Molecular markers have been used to identify a new distinct species of wild cat in Brazil, researchers claim.
May's badger cull challenge fails
27 Nov 2013 7:04:14
Queen guitarist Brian May's urgent legal challenge to try to stop the Gloucestershire badger cull fails at the High Court.