Vodafone grows for first time since 2008
17 May 2016 8:06:36
Mobile phone giant Vodafone says its underlying business is now growing for the first time since 2008, helped by a revival in Europe.
Taylor Wimpey leads FTSE 100 higher
17 May 2016 7:45:19
The FTSE 100 rises in early trade, lifted by Taylor Wimpey after the housebuilder announced plans for a special dividend.
Plan to cap unarranged overdraft fees
17 May 2016 6:41:36
Banks should cap monthly unarranged overdraft fees and warn customers if they are about to go overdrawn, says the regulator.
Australia delays 'backpacker tax' hike
17 May 2016 2:07:34
The Australian government will delay its plan to introduce a so-called "backpacker tax" after a backlash from farmers and the tourism industry.
Chinese bank buys London gold vault
17 May 2016 1:51:45
China's ICBC, the world's biggest bank by assets, is buying a massive vault in London as it looks to grow its gold and precious metals business.
Oil revival rallies Asian markets
17 May 2016 0:42:16
Asian stock markets rally on Tuesday after crude oil prices hit a six-month high, sparking gains in energy-related shares.
Decline in Scotch exports 'slowing'
17 May 2016 0:39:49
The decline in Scotch whisky exports in recent years is showing signs of slowing, according to a report by the Scotch Whisky Association.
Dog sex cancer's global march mapped
17 May 2016 0:04:13
In a major genetic study, scientists trace the historic global spread of a cancer transmitted between mating dogs.
VIDEO: How to invest in classic cars
17 May 2016 0:00:39
A classic car investor tells the BBC's Sharanjit Leyl how he goes about choosing which one to buy.
Oil boss says North Sea 'has a future'
17 May 2016 0:00:25
The boss of one the world's largest oil companies, Total, says it will continue to invest in the UK and that oil and gas production in the North Sea has a future.
The robot that could shake up law
16 May 2016 3:46:37
The tech start-up planning to shake up the legal world
VIDEO: 'Disrupting the status quo in law'
16 May 2016 3:46:26
The company hoping that its artificial intelligence tools will make lawyers' lives easier.
VIDEO: The drink of the future?
16 May 2016 3:32:28
The BBC's Michelle Fleury put nutritional drink Soylent to the taste test on the streets of New York.
What jobs will flying robots be doing in future?
16 May 2016 3:23:01
How co-operating flying robots will change the way we work
Bison calf put down after car boot trip
16 May 2016 1:34:23
Officials at Yellowstone National Park reveal that they had to put down a newborn bison after some tourists put it in the boot of their car.
Twitter 'to loosen character limit'
16 May 2016 1:25:26
Microblogging site Twitter is to stop counting photos and links in its 140-character limit for tweets, a report says.
Hacker pleads guilty to insider trading
16 May 2016 9:51:30
A Ukrainian man has pleaded guilty to his role in a hacking and insider trading scheme, US officials say.
Warren Buffett reveals $1bn Apple stake
16 May 2016 7:56:02
The billionaire investor Warren Buffett has revealed that his investment firm Berkshire Hathaway has bought a $1bn stake in Apple.
British Airways 'mulls meal charges'
16 May 2016 6:22:40
British Airways customers could be charged for meals on short-haul flights to help the airline compete with budget rivals, according to media reports.
This scientist can hack your dreams | Moran Cerf
16 May 2016 4:48:24
What if we could peek inside our brains and see our dreams -- or even shape them? Studying memory-specific brain cells, neuroscientist (and ex-hacker) Moran Cerf found that our sleeping brains retain some of the content we encounter when we're awake and that our dreams can influence our waking actions. Where could this lead us? "Neuroscientists are now giving us a new tool to control our dreams," Cerf says, "a new canvas that flickers to life when we fall asleep."
'Smart leg' makes engineering prize list
16 May 2016 3:35:35
An "intelligent" prosthetic limb, improved MRI scanners and green engines are the three finalists for a major UK engineering prize.
Pfizer strikes $5.2bn eczema firm deal
16 May 2016 2:15:47
Drugmaker Pfizer will acquire the maker of a new eczema treatment in a deal worth $5.2bn (£3.6bn).
April breaks global temperature record
16 May 2016 2:08:33
April was the seventh month in a row to have broken global temperature records, Nasa figures show.
Philips launches sale of lighting unit
16 May 2016 1:00:12
Dutch electronics firm Philips plans to sell 25% of shares in its Philips Lighting division on the stock market.
Bloodhound Diary: Riding four 'gyroscopes'
16 May 2016 0:57:13
The effects from riding four 'gyroscopes'