Should spy-planes fight US crime?
12 Oct 2014 3:41:48
Hi-res surveillance system causes US controversy
Company bosses 'earn 120 times more'
12 Oct 2014 3:04:39
Directors of the top 100 UK companies now earn 120 times the average sum earned by their employees, according to a report by Incomes Data Services.
UK waters face 'invasional meltdown'
12 Oct 2014 3:02:18
Scientists warn that an army of organisms from Turkey and Ukraine is poised to invade Britain's waterways and destroy native species.
The First Spacewalk
12 Oct 2014 3:01:49
How the first human to take steps in outer space nearly didn't return to Earth
Global slowdown worries UK exporters
12 Oct 2014 3:01:19
UK manufacturers feel the impact of the eurozone's slowdown and wider global problems, a survey by the business services group BDO finds.
Number of UK wine producers grows
12 Oct 2014 2:58:28
The number of new wine producers in the UK rises sharply, according to new research, on the back of consumer interest in local produce.
The cool cars that money can't buy
12 Oct 2014 2:42:19
The cool cars that money can't buy
The man behind the eBay of Latin America
12 Oct 2014 2:37:04
The low profile Argentine behind the eBay of Latin America
Ancient mosaic found at Greece tomb
12 Oct 2014 7:02:13
Archaeologists in Greece uncover a large floor mosaic at a huge burial site at Amphipolis dating to the time of Alexander the Great.
Queen Victoria's bloomers auctioned
12 Oct 2014 1:42:03
A pair of Queen Victoria's silk bloomers with a 52 in waist are auctioned in Kent.
Salmond seeks Treasury investigation
12 Oct 2014 0:50:46
The first minister asks for an investigation into allegations that the Treasury disclosed market-sensitive information about RBS.
How English became language of science
11 Oct 2014 3:57:33
How the US changed the language of science
VIDEO: Ponies munch a meadow back to life
11 Oct 2014 3:20:43
Can a team of ponies munch a meadow back to life?
Seaside rail posters go under hammer
11 Oct 2014 8:26:10
A collection of vintage railway posters is expected to fetch £9,000 at an auction in New York on Tuesday.
The complex maths of parcel posting
10 Oct 2014 1:08:36
Why it takes a maths genius to post a parcel
Concerns rise over US EU trade talks
10 Oct 2014 1:04:51
There is rising concern, especially in Europe, over trade liberalisation negotiations between the EU and the US. Demonstrations are planned this weekend across Europe.
S&P cuts France's credit outlook
10 Oct 2014 0:05:42
Credit rating agency Standard and Poor's cuts France's credit outlook to 'negative' due to concerns about the country's struggling economic recovery.
UK start-ups risk 'falling behind'
10 Oct 2014 6:30:15
Young adults in the UK are less likely to start their own business than those in other countries, a survey suggests.
Putin wants say in Moldova-EU trade
10 Oct 2014 4:17:20
Russia's President Vladimir Putin tells Moldova that it must take account of Russia's interests before developing closer trade ties with the EU.
VIDEO: Work starts on new Royal Navy warship
10 Oct 2014 3:35:58
Work begins on the first of three Royal Navy warships at BAE Systems yards on the River Clyde in Glasgow.
TED: Glenn Greenwald: Why privacy matters - Glenn Greenwald (2014)
10 Oct 2014 3:11:03
Glenn Greenwald was one of the first reporters to see -- and write about -- the Edward Snowden files, with their revelations about the United States' extensive surveillance of private citizens. In this searing talk, Greenwald makes the case for why you need to care about privacy, even if you’re “not doing anything you need to hide."
VIDEO: What businesses want from Europe
10 Oct 2014 2:56:50
British Chambers of Commerce views on trading and exporting to Europe and UK relations with the EU.
VIDEO: Football in India set for kick-off
10 Oct 2014 2:48:42
Can football really attract fans in India, the land of cricket? The BBC's Sameer Hashmi reports.
VIDEO: Winemakers shake-up the industry
10 Oct 2014 2:34:11
Winemaking in South Africa is a multi-billion dollar industry, but it has not always been a sparkling success.
VIDEO: SA's small-scale fishing threat
10 Oct 2014 2:27:32
As small-scale fishing on South-Africa's west coast declines, fishermen in Saldanha Bay are concerned their way of life may disappear entirely.