Demands sent to the dead
14 May 2013 3:40:44
Firms which write to the dead asking 'why did you leave?'
How Estonia became E-stonia
14 May 2013 3:35:10
How Estonia was converted into E-stonia
VIDEO: The factory still making carbon paper
14 May 2013 3:01:01
There is still one British firm still manufacturing carbon paper - York Haven in the West Midlands.
VIDEO: 'A lot of questions' over oil companies
14 May 2013 2:52:17
The Conservative MP, Robert Halfon, says the OFT should look again at the oil market after the offices of several firms were raided by European Commission officials.
VIDEO: Harry and Cameron get lookalike dolls
14 May 2013 2:19:09
Prince Harry and David Cameron were presented with dolls of themselves at a British business launch in New York.
M&S collection tries to woo shoppers
14 May 2013 2:17:09
Marks and Spencer unveils a new clothing collection and strategy that it hopes will reverse falling sales.
VIDEO: Sun unleashes 'X-Class' solar flare
14 May 2013 1:02:10
The Sun has unleashed a massive solar flare - the most powerful of 2013 so far.
Sony investor urges company break-up
14 May 2013 0:01:14
US hedge fund manager Daniel Loeb says Sony should spin off up to 20% of its entertainment business and shore up its struggling electronics arm.
VIDEO: A look inside the teenage brain
14 May 2013 9:20:38
British scientists are scanning the brains of 300 young people between the ages of 14 and 24 to try and understand how the brain is rewired as teenage years give way to maturity.
AUDIO: 'I wish I had been better advised'
14 May 2013 9:14:46
Retail guru Mary Portas's review into how to rejuvenate struggling town centres has had mixed reviews.
Bank of England criticises Bloomberg
14 May 2013 8:54:20
The Bank of England calls the data snooping activities at financial news agency Bloomberg "reprehensible" and says it will liaise with other central banks.
EU to start talks over tax evasion
14 May 2013 8:31:36
European Union finance ministers have agreed to start talks with five none-EU countries in a bid to tighten rules on bank secrecy and tax evasion.
Fitch upgrades Greece credit rating
14 May 2013 8:25:33
Ratings agency Fitch upgrades Greece's credit rating, citing progress in cutting its budget deficit.
VIDEO: Should Sony be broken up?
14 May 2013 7:45:31
One of Sony's largest shareholders has suggested it should sell up to 20% of its entertainment business.
Centres to drive UK space activity
14 May 2013 7:17:49
Two major elements in Britain's space strategy dedicated to satellites and their applications are officially unveiled in Oxfordshire.
Sea levels rising - but how quickly?
14 May 2013 7:01:14
Sea levels are rising - but how quickly?
'Best estimate' of melting ice caps
14 May 2013 7:00:17
Experts have come up with their most accurate estimate yet for the impact of melting ice sheets and glaciers on sea level.
Study to understand teenage brain
14 May 2013 6:46:26
Trying to understand the adolescent brain
Blackberry expands BBM to rivals
14 May 2013 6:23:57
Blackberry is expanding its BBM chat app to rival platforms, initially offering free texts on devices running Android or Apple's iOS operating systems.
VIDEO: Is whistle-blowing worth the risk?
14 May 2013 5:58:29
Some 60% of people who raise concerns about their workplace receive no response from their managers, a survey suggests.
Oil companies raided in EU probe
14 May 2013 5:35:33
EU officials have raided the offices of several companies involved in the oil market, as part of an investigation into price-fixing.
In our digital world, social relations have become mediated by data. Without even realizing it, we’re barricading ourselves against strangeness -- people and ideas that don't fit the patterns of who we already know, what we already like and where we’ve already been. A call for technology to deliver us to what and who we need, even if it’s unfamiliar. (Filmed at TED@Intel.)
Kerry seeks solution to melting Arctic
14 May 2013 4:09:28
US top diplomat dives into debate over melting Arctic
HMRC names further tax dodgers
14 May 2013 3:48:19
HM Revenue and Customs publishes its second list of tax defaulters, as it tries to shame people into paying up.
Brains and booze at new festival
14 May 2013 3:00:44
Scientists discuss sex, sleep, drugs and dynamite over a pint of beer at a new festival held in London, Oxford and Cambridge.