Yorkshire offshore wind farm gets government approval
16 Aug 2016 4:48:50
The world's biggest offshore wind farm has been given the go-ahead by the government.
Audi cars 'will talk to traffic lights', firm says
16 Aug 2016 4:48:30
Vehicles will soon be able to communicate with traffic lights and tell drivers when they are about to change, Audi says.
China launches quantum-enabled satellite Micius
16 Aug 2016 0:49:19
China successfully launches its first quantum-enabled satellite, named after the ancient Chinese scientist and philosopher Micius.
Specsavers seeks to trademark 'should've' catchphrase
16 Aug 2016 0:27:40
Optician group Specsavers has its plan to trademark the use of "should've" approved by the UK Intellectual Property Office.
House price inflation accelerates to 8.7% in June
16 Aug 2016 9:55:30
House prices across the UK rose by 8.7% in the year to June, according to official figures, a faster rate than in May.
Simulated black hole experiment backs Hawking prediction
16 Aug 2016 9:25:06
Results from a lab experiment have lent support to one of Stephen Hawking's most important predictions about black holes.
Bebo tycoon Michael Birch invests in 'sad state' Devon village
16 Aug 2016 9:23:42
The multi-millionaire founder of the Bebo social networking site says he pumped money into a North Devon village after seeing its "sad state".
UK inflation rate rises to 0.6%
16 Aug 2016 8:53:43
The UK's inflation rate, as measured by Consumer Prices Index, rose to 0.6% in July, official figures show.
Climate change sceptic versus Cox
16 Aug 2016 8:29:48
Professor Brian Cox has verbally sparred with a newly elected Australian politician who believes climate change is a global conspiracy.
Culham Science Centre nuclear experts fear quarry dust
16 Aug 2016 8:09:40
Scientists carrying out international nuclear fusion work are concerned dust from a planned quarry could affect their experiments.
Mining giant BHP slumps to record loss
16 Aug 2016 8:08:46
Mining giant BHP Billiton reports a record loss for the past year following a mining disaster in Brazil and a slump in commodity prices.
FTSE 100 slides in early trade
16 Aug 2016 7:44:21
The UK's benchmark share index falls in early trade, while the pound remains weak ahead of a big week for economic statistics.
The Indian women who escaped sexual slavery and became entrepreneurs
16 Aug 2016 3:59:42
Two female victims of human trafficking tell the BBC's Divya Arya how they rebuilt their lives and re-integrated into society by becoming businesswomen.
Indonesian carriers cleared for US flights after nine-year ban
16 Aug 2016 3:36:16
Indonesian airlines are cleared by regulators to fly to the US, after a nine-year ban.
Rail fares 'rising twice as fast as wages' - unions
16 Aug 2016 2:16:29
Rail fares have risen at double the speed of wages over the last six years, research by trade unions suggests.
Professor Brian Cox clashes with Australian climate sceptic
16 Aug 2016 1:36:41
British particle physicist Brian Cox verbally spars with a newly elected Australian politician who believes climate change is a global conspiracy.
The top-secret tortoise sanctuary of Madagascar
16 Aug 2016 1:03:45
Madagascar's conservationists work in secrecy to protect one of the world's most beautiful tortoises from poachers, writes journalist Martin Vogl.
'TV, where's that beach?'
16 Aug 2016 1:00:39
Airlines and travel companies are trying to extend their reach into interactive entertainment.
Phones built for builders – are they tough enough?
15 Aug 2016 3:41:18
BBC's Zoe Kleinman puts the new Tuffphone to the test and compares it to rival handsets.
Would you put your phone in a cement mixer?
15 Aug 2016 3:37:21
British phone retailer Tuffphones has unveiled a new range of hard-wearing handsets aimed at construction workers and outdoors enthusiasts - so the BBC tried them out.
Viruses 'more dangerous in the morning'
15 Aug 2016 3:35:39
Viruses are more dangerous when they infect their victims in the morning, a University of Cambridge study suggests.
FTSE 100 firms' pension deficit soars, says LCP
15 Aug 2016 3:01:23
The combined pension funds deficit for companies in the FTSE 100 has seen huge increases in the past year, according to pensions expert LCP.
15 Aug 2016 2:11:03
Twelve-year-old entrepreneur Henry Patterson tells the BBC how running a successful business has changed his life.
15 Aug 2016 2:05:15
Lonnie Johnson had an illustrious career as a nuclear engineer working on the Galileo space programme and the stealth bomber - but he is best known for creating a water pistol
Could ethanol power the future for electric cars?
15 Aug 2016 1:04:08
The race is on to produce less-polluting electric vehicles (EVs), but could sustainably sourced ethanol prove to be the breakthrough fuel to take EVs mainstream?