World awaits historic Pluto close-ups
15 Jul 2015 7:02:15
Scientists will shortly present a first look at pictures acquired by the New Horizons probe during its historic flyby of Pluto.
VIDEO: British Gas boss on price drop
15 Jul 2015 4:59:49
The new managing director of British Gas, Mark Hodges, tells the BBC why the company is dropping its gas prices for the second time this year.
Alec Soth + Stacey Baker: This is what enduring love looks like
15 Jul 2015 4:49:51
Stacey Baker has always been obsessed with how couples meet. When she asked photographer Alec Soth to help her explore this topic, they found themselves at the world’s largest speed-dating event, held in Las Vegas on Valentine’s Day, and at the largest retirement community in Nevada — with Soth taking portraits of pairs in each locale. Between these two extremes, they unwound a beautiful through-line of how a couple goes from meeting to creating a life together. (This talk was part of a TED2015 session curated by Pop-Up Magazine: popupmagazine.com or @popupmag on Twitter.)
Bank of America profits doubled
15 Jul 2015 4:19:47
Bank of America reports quarterly profits more than doubled from last year, as the US bank continued its recovery from the financial crisis.
VIDEO: Stephen Hawking on Pluto mission
15 Jul 2015 4:04:50
Stephen Hawking has congratulated the New Horizons team and NASA for their successful mission to the dwarf planet Pluto.
US rate rise 'still likely this year'
15 Jul 2015 3:33:17
US interest rates are still likely to rise by the end of this year, Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen says.
Pluto: What have we learned so far?
15 Jul 2015 2:21:44
What have we learned about Pluto so far?
Solar Impulse grounded until 2016
15 Jul 2015 1:58:11
The Swiss team trying to fly a solar-powered plane around the world has abandoned its effort for this year because of the damage sustained by its batteries on the last leg of its global quest.
Greek PM seeks backing for debt laws
15 Jul 2015 1:55:25
Greece's MPs debate tough austerity measures specified in the bailout deal, as the International Monetary Fund questions its effectiveness.
Mining shares pull FTSE 100 higher
15 Jul 2015 1:16:31
After falling in early trade, the FTSE 100 rebounds with shares in the mining sector pulling it higher.
Union fury at strike crackdown
15 Jul 2015 0:17:32
Ministers unveil the biggest clamp down on strike action in 30 years as unions say it will make legal industrial action nearly impossible.
Fracking in UK 'could be safe'
15 Jul 2015 0:05:35
Fracking could potentially be done safely in the UK under "rigorous regulation", but it is too early to say whether it would be "a good idea", a report says.
Aga firm to be sold in £129m deal
15 Jul 2015 9:24:02
The cast-iron cooker maker Aga Rangemaster is to be sold to a US firm in a deal valued at £129m.
British Gas to cut gas prices by 5%
15 Jul 2015 8:54:18
British Gas says it will cut household gas prices by 5%, its second gas price reduction in six months.
UK unemployment total up by 15,000
15 Jul 2015 8:47:56
UK unemployment rose for the first time in two years in the March to May period, official figures show.
Are Britain's footpaths in slow decay?
15 Jul 2015 8:32:05
Are Britain's footpaths in slow decay?
Barclays deputy chairman quits
15 Jul 2015 8:19:33
Sir Mike Rake, the deputy chairman of Barclays since 2012, is quitting the bank a week after its chief executive was fired.
VIDEO: Stranded shark rescued from beach
15 Jul 2015 7:59:37
A great white shark has been rescued after it was stranded on shore.
VIDEO: First look inside UK's new high speed train
15 Jul 2015 7:57:40
Richard Westcott goes for a ride on Britain's newest high speed train, which will replace the InterCity 125.
BHP takes $2bn charge on US assets
15 Jul 2015 7:56:42
Mining giant BHP Billiton says it is taking a $2bn writedown on the value of its US energy business.
Amazon’s profitless path
15 Jul 2015 7:30:49
Amazon Prime day is a clever piece of marketing - but it's unlikely to give a big boost to the online retailer's bottom line.
Toyota recalls hybrids over software
15 Jul 2015 6:50:51
The world's biggest automaker, Toyota, is recalling about 625,000 hybrid cars around the world to fix a software glitch.
Marciano replaced as Guess chief
15 Jul 2015 6:43:36
Fashion retailer Guess appoints industry veteran Victor Herrero as its chief executive, replacing co-founder Paul Marciano.
VIDEO: Pluto probe makes contact
15 Jul 2015 2:46:15
A signal has been received from the New Horizons probe, which soared past Pluto on Tuesday.
Asian shares mixed on China growth
15 Jul 2015 2:45:19
Asian shares open mostly higher as the the world's second largest economy, China, reports growth data slightly above expectations.