Flavour changing neutrinos give insight into Big Bang
12 Jul 2016 5:46:17
Neutrinos and their antimatter counterparts have shown a small difference that may explain why the universe did not destroy itself during the Big Bang, scientists have reported at major conference.
JP Morgan to raise pay for 18,000 US staff
12 Jul 2016 5:11:55
Banking giant JP Morgan Chase plans to raise the hourly wages of 18,000 US staff over the next three years.
What will be the next big scientific breakthrough? | Eric Haseltine
12 Jul 2016 5:05:04
Throughout history, speculation has spurred beautiful, revolutionary science -- opening our eyes to entirely new universes. "I'm not talking about science that takes baby steps," says Eric Haseltine. "I'm talking about science that takes enormous leaps." In this talk, Haseltine passionately takes us to the edges of intellectual pursuit with two ideas -- one that's already made history, and the other that's digging into one of humanity's biggest questions with admirable ambition (and a healthy dose of skepticism from many).
Hidden red hair gene a skin cancer risk
12 Jul 2016 5:01:35
People can carry a "silent" red hair gene that raises their risk of dangerous skin cancer, experts warn.
Odeon & UCI Cinema Group bought by AMC
12 Jul 2016 2:52:42
Odeon & UCI Cinema Group is bought by AMC Entertainment, a US cinema chain owned by Chinese conglomerate Dalian Wanda.
Carney defends private Osborne Brexit meetings
12 Jul 2016 2:41:31
The Bank of England Governor Mark Carney says it is "important" that he and the chancellor of the exchequer are allowed to have private meetings.
Business, not Brexit, dominates air show
12 Jul 2016 2:41:10
The world's aerospace and defence industry descended on Farnborough amid worries about Britain leaving the EU. But business, not Brexit, has dominated proceedings.
Drought triggers 'austerity' root system in grass crops
12 Jul 2016 1:35:29
Grass species of crops adopt an "austerity" strategy and limits the development of its root system during times of drought, a study reveals.
Farnborough Airshow: Up close and personal with the F35
12 Jul 2016 0:14:44
The BBC's Theo Leggett gets an insider's view of the F35 fighter, from chief test pilot Alan Norman, at the Farnborough Airshow.
Siemens promises UK investment despite Brexit warning
12 Jul 2016 9:57:49
German industrial giant Siemens says it will continue to invest in the UK, despite earlier warnings that a Brexit vote could affect its future activities in the country.
Monkeys used stone tools 700 years ago
12 Jul 2016 9:28:46
How non-human archaeology revealed ancient evidence of monkey tool-use.
China's aviation expansion ambitions
12 Jul 2016 9:18:14
China wants to increase earnings from aircraft building tenfold, to one trillion yuan (£115bn; $150bn) a year. How can it be so hopeful?
High Street sales fall in June, survey says
12 Jul 2016 8:11:13
UK retail sales fall 0.5% in June, triggered by weak clothing sales, according to the latest British Retail Consortium survey.
Sterling rally continues to build
12 Jul 2016 7:54:42
The pound rises above $1.31 as markets continue to welcome signs of political stability, with Theresa May set to be the new prime minister.
Asos confident for 2016 as sales jump by 30%
12 Jul 2016 7:29:22
Asos is confident for 2016 as sales at the online fashion retailer jump 30% in the four months to June.
Ikea to recall 1.7 million Malm dressers in China
12 Jul 2016 6:22:13
Swedish furniture giant Ikea is recalling 1.7 million Malm chests of drawers in China over concerns they could pose a safety risk to children.
Dairy farms closures: More than 1,000 shut in three years
12 Jul 2016 3:08:02
The number of dairy farms in England and Wales has fallen by more than 1,000 in three years, an industry body says.
Italy 'facing 20 years of economic woe'
12 Jul 2016 1:27:26
The IMF says Italy faces two decades of stagnant economic growth as it downgrades its forecasts.
Japanese shares continue their rally
12 Jul 2016 0:39:33
Japanese shares continue their gains on Tuesday, adding another 2.4% in morning trade after already clocking up a 4% rise on Monday.
Singapore's waste water challenge
12 Jul 2016 0:35:55
Dealing with waste is a huge challenge but it's particularly acute in tiny countries like Singapore - which is exploring ways of converting it into something useful.
India's experiment with a fat tax
12 Jul 2016 0:34:36
Malnutrition is still a major problem in India, so it's perhaps surprising that many Indians are overweight to the extent that one state is considering a tax on fast food.
Climate change: Advisers warn of climate change domino effect
12 Jul 2016 0:09:05
Climate change could have a domino effect on key infrastructure, government advisers warn in a 2,000-page report assessing risks and opportunities for the UK.
The sound of me
11 Jul 2016 3:14:24
As global banking giant Citi begins to roll out voice biometrics to 15 million Asian customers, we look at the pros and cons of this form of security.
'Believe in yourself'
11 Jul 2016 3:06:02
Thai entrepreneur Wandee Khunchornyakong is just one of the country's many thriving female businesswomen.
Thailand's gender equality lesson
11 Jul 2016 3:05:56
What can Thailand, which has a high number of senior businesswomen, teach other countries about gender equality?