Don't weep for old economic targets
20 Jun 2015 5:15:51
The claimant count, which used to be the headline unemployment figures, loses its National Statistic designation.
Illegal ivory crushed in New York
20 Jun 2015 2:51:20
More than a ton of confiscated ivory is crushed in New York's Times Square to send a message that the illegal trade will not be tolerated.
Earth 'enters new extinction phase'
20 Jun 2015 0:29:29
The Earth has entered a "new period of extinction", a study by three US universities concludes, and humans could be among the first casualties.
Merkel steps up pressure over Greece
19 Jun 2015 2:08:20
German Chancellor Angela Merkel says a solution to Greece's debt crisis must be agreed before Monday's emergency EU summit.
Greece: What tourists need to know
19 Jun 2015 0:42:19
What you need to know if you're going on holiday to Greece
The man who farms tables and chairs
19 Jun 2015 0:42:03
The man who grows tables and chairs
VIDEO: The man who grows trees into chairs
19 Jun 2015 0:36:09
A designer in Derbyshire says he has found a new and dramatically more efficient way of making furniture.
US plans new lorry emission rules
19 Jun 2015 7:14:43
US regulators propose new plans to reduce emissions from lorries and vans by 24% by 2027 as part of President Obama's drive to cut pollution.
VIDEO: Taking Indian yoga to Hong Kong
19 Jun 2015 6:11:48
Second-generation yogi Yogananth Andiappan teaches the ancient art of yoga to Hongkongers.
Volcanic eruptions glimpsed on Venus
19 Jun 2015 6:11:42
Scientists say they have the best evidence yet that there is hot lava spewing from the surface of Venus.
Comet lander Philae renews contact
19 Jun 2015 5:45:46
Europe's Philae comet lander has been back in touch with Earth - its first contact since Sunday.
Joey Alexander: An 11-year-old prodigy performs old-school jazz
19 Jun 2015 5:01:27
Raised listening to his dad's old records, Joey Alexander plays a brand of sharp, modern piano jazz that you likely wouldn't expect to hear from a pre-teenager. Listen as the 11-year-old delights the TED crowd with his very special performance of a Thelonious Monk classic.
VIDEO: Greek turmoil spurs cash withdrawals
19 Jun 2015 4:15:26
Fears are growing over the health of Greek banks after indications that savers have withdrawn billions of euros in the past week.
Hershey cuts sales forecast and jobs
19 Jun 2015 4:12:25
US chocolate firm Hershey trims its annual sales growth forecast, and cuts 300 jobs, blaming weak sales in China.
Petrobras case nets top businessman
19 Jun 2015 4:11:13
One of Brazil's top businessmen, Marcelo Odebrecht, is arrested as part of a major investigation into corruption at state-owned oil giant Petrobras.
VIDEO: 'I will never return to South Africa'
19 Jun 2015 3:44:59
Many Malawians fled South Africa during the xenophobic attacks in April 2015 and some have vowed never to go back.
China shares rose 'too high too fast'
19 Jun 2015 3:06:49
Is China's bull run losing momentum?
Toyota 'sorry' after executive held
19 Jun 2015 0:55:26
Car maker Toyota apologises after one of its top executives, US national Julie Hamp, was arrested for illegally importing painkillers into Japan.
Scam sparks Scots fraud haven fears
19 Jun 2015 0:44:47
Fears are growing that Scotland may be becoming a magnet for money-launderers following allegations linking shell companies there to a $1bn (£634m) fraud in the ex-Soviet republic of Moldova.
Russia fury at Belgium asset seizure
19 Jun 2015 9:35:52
Russia protests to Belgium over its seizure of Russian state assets, after a court ordered compensation for shareholders in the now-defunct Yukos oil firm.
VIDEO: The town where yoga is big business
19 Jun 2015 9:02:42
The town of Rishikesh in northern India is often called the yoga capital of the world, with a whole industry having built up around the art.
Income tax boost cuts UK borrowing
19 Jun 2015 8:52:17
A rise in income tax receipts helped to cut UK government borrowing in May, official figures show.
FTSE 100 led higher by Hikma
19 Jun 2015 8:28:30
The FTSE 100 rises in early trade, with shares in Hikma Pharmaceuticals topping the leaders' board following a broker upgrade.
Fears grow over Greek banks' health
19 Jun 2015 8:25:09
Savers have withdrawn billions of euros from Greek banks over the past week, according to reports, as talks aimed at resolving the Greek debt crisis stutter.
Groucho Club sold to investors' group
19 Jun 2015 8:14:09
The Groucho Club, a famed London private members' venue, is being sold to a group of investors that plan to open up a branch in New York.