Global dip in renewables investment
07 Apr 2014 4:25:12
Global investment in renewables fell during 2013, but the percentage of the world’s electricity generated by renewable sources continued to increase, a report shows.
'More bee deaths' in northern Europe
07 Apr 2014 4:17:27
A new EU study shows that far more honeybees are dying in the UK and other parts of northern Europe than in the Mediterranean.
Weetabix in talks over 'pay cut'
07 Apr 2014 3:51:17
Staff at cereal firm Weetabix are being consulted over possible cuts to pay and working hours, the BBC is told.
Game-changer for plane recovery hope
07 Apr 2014 2:55:36
If signals consistent with the missing Malaysia Airlines plane are confirmed a challenging recovery operation will follow.
VIDEO: The tech that could change TV adverts
07 Apr 2014 1:49:19
As more people choose to watch content online, Marc Cieslak finds out what is the future might hold for TV advertising.
Athlete injured after drone crash
07 Apr 2014 1:07:13
Australia's air safety body is looking into reports that a triathlete has been injured by a drone falling on her.
India elections: Fixing the economy
07 Apr 2014 1:00:09
Where do the main parties stand on the big economic issues?
Spider invasion prompts Mazda fix
07 Apr 2014 0:49:45
Spiders crawling into the fuel tanks of Mazda cars have forced the company to issue a voluntary recall notice to apply a software fix.
Asda to create 'up to 12,000 jobs'
07 Apr 2014 0:46:27
Supermarket giant Asda will create up to 12,000 UK shop posts over the next five years, Asda owner Wal-Mart says.
Cable recalled over Royal Mail sale
07 Apr 2014 0:38:02
Business Secretary Vince Cable is recalled by the Business Select Committee to give further evidence over the privatisation of Royal Mail.
HTC losses worse than expected
07 Apr 2014 0:31:05
Taiwanese mobile phone maker HTC reports a worse-than-expected loss for the first quarter of the year after losing ground to its rivals.
Advisers 'fail to explain charges'
07 Apr 2014 0:25:37
Customers could be misled as three-quarters of financial advisers fail to give required information about the cost of advice, a regulator finds.
AUDIO: Are Poles still tempted by life in UK?
07 Apr 2014 0:12:42
The BBC's Tanya Beckett reports from Gdansk, Poland, gaining the local perspective on Britain's attitude towards Europe and benefit tourism.
Energy complaints 'triple in a year'
07 Apr 2014 9:50:33
Complaint levels about energy companies more than trebled in the first quarter of 2014 from a year earlier, as the sector remained in the political firing line.
Bouygues shares fall on SFR deal
07 Apr 2014 9:24:35
French conglomerate Bouygues' shares fall 6% in Paris after cable operator Numericable beats it in a bid for Vivendi's mobile phone provider SFR.
VIDEO: Building the truly model city
07 Apr 2014 7:20:53
MIT's 3D projections simulate a metropolis
Cement firms agree mega-merger
07 Apr 2014 7:07:07
Swiss cement firm Holcim says it will merge with French rival Lafarge in a deal that will create the world's largest cement maker.
Champions League signs up Nissan
07 Apr 2014 7:01:40
Japanese carmaker Nissan signs up to become a sponsor of the Uefa Champions League, Europe's top club football competition.
India BJP pledges improved economy
07 Apr 2014 6:55:27
India's main opposition BJP promises to improve the economy and infrastructure and curb corruption in its manifesto if it wins in the general elections.
World Bank cuts China growth outlook
07 Apr 2014 6:14:26
The World Bank trims its growth forecast for China citing a "bumpy start to the year", but says reforms should help it achieve more sustainable growth.
VIDEO: Desigual targets Asian growth
07 Apr 2014 2:14:29
The chief executive of Spanish fashion retailer Desigual says he sees a "big future" for his company in Asia.
Rare coral 'at risk from dredging'
07 Apr 2014 2:00:46
Environmental campaigners are calling for immediate action to protect coral found off the coast near Plymouth.
India pharma giants in $4bn merger
07 Apr 2014 1:52:43
India's Sun Pharmaceutical agrees to acquire rival Ranbaxy - majority owned by Japan's Daiichi Sankyo - in an all-stock deal worth $4bn (£2.4bn).
The riddle of the Voynich Manuscript
07 Apr 2014 1:39:53
Was mysterious manuscript forged by bookseller?
Mainframes clock up half-century
06 Apr 2014 3:39:10
The first IBM mainframe was unveiled 50 years ago and the machines continue to play a key role in business today.