VIDEO: 'Distribution costs will come down'
22 Nov 2013 2:31:48
Mark Wiltsher from Ofgem says he expects distribution costs to come down for most customers.
Nationwide's lifeline for mutuality
22 Nov 2013 2:01:24
Nationwide has invented a new kind of special "share" for building societies and mutuals, which will allow them to raise capital without undermining the principle of mutuality.
RBS announces £30m ATM investment
22 Nov 2013 1:55:45
The new chief executive of the Royal Bank of Scotland, Ross McEwan, announces a £30m investment in the next generation of cash machines.
Fresh effort to clone extinct animal
22 Nov 2013 1:49:01
Scientists in Spain have received funding to test whether an extinct mountain goat can be cloned from preserved cells.
Sony to slash film production unit
22 Nov 2013 1:45:34
Sony Pictures says it will make a "significant shift" away from movies after films like Will Smith's After Earth under-performed at the box office.
VIDEO: Is Co-op's ethical brand tarnished?
22 Nov 2013 0:51:46
People in the Co-operative movement's birthplace of Rochdale have been giving their views on whether the Co-op Bank's reputation has been damaged by recent events.
German business confidence improves
22 Nov 2013 0:34:52
German business confidence has risen, a closely-watched survey indicates, as optimism builds about the outlook for the economy.
Satellite trio to map magnetic Earth
22 Nov 2013 0:23:30
Three European spacecraft will launch from northern Russia later on a mission to make the most detailed global maps yet of Earth's magnetic field.
Petrol prices 'continue to fall'
22 Nov 2013 0:09:54
UK motorists are paying the lowest average petrol prices for more than two and a half years, according to the AA.
AUDIO: Bird alarm: Great tits use predator-specific calls
22 Nov 2013 9:27:50
Great tits produce different alarm calls depending on whether their nests are threatened my snakes, crows or martens, recordings reveal.
Ofgem: Energy firms should cut costs
22 Nov 2013 8:06:32
Energy regulator Ofgem tells five of the six electricity distribution companies to cut costs for consumers.
Birds have 'predator-specific' calls
22 Nov 2013 7:46:03
Great tits have different alarm calls for different predators, according to researchers in Japan.
Ofcom: Royal Mail missing targets
22 Nov 2013 7:45:42
Regulator Ofcom tells Royal Mail it must improve "important aspects" of its postal service after missing key performance targets.
National Tree Week 40th Anniversary
22 Nov 2013 7:43:41
National Tree Week celebrates 40 years
Former Co-op Bank boss Flowers held
22 Nov 2013 7:43:33
Former Co-op Bank chairman Paul Flowers has been arrested in Merseyside in connection with a "drugs supply investigation", the BBC understands.
VIDEO: 'Exorbitant salary not for me'
22 Nov 2013 7:25:08
Swiss voters are going to the polls to decide on strict new laws to limit executive pay to no more than 12 times the wage of the lowest-paid worker in the same company.
Expenses concerns forced Flowers out
22 Nov 2013 3:09:03
Paul Flowers resigned as deputy chairman of Co-op Group in June because of concerns about his "excessive" use of expenses, the BBC learns.
Male Y chromosome 'could be scrapped'
22 Nov 2013 2:14:46
Scientists have practically obliterated the ultimate symbol of maleness in DNA, the Y chromosome, and believe they may be able to do away with it completely.
Post graduate training cash set out
22 Nov 2013 2:06:42
More than 3,500 post graduates will be trained in engineering and science under a £350m scheme announced by the government.
VIDEO: India's finance minister talks growth
22 Nov 2013 1:01:48
It has been a challenging year for India, which is struggling with a depreciating currency, rising inflation and potentially slowing growth. Indian Finance Minister Palaniappan Chidambaram shares his view.
Global launch for Microsoft Xbox One
22 Nov 2013 0:22:32
The global launch of Microsoft's the Xbox One game console took place early on Friday, 22 November.
Discovery reveals how to rebury a medieval king
22 Nov 2013 0:19:56
Oxford academic reveals medieval reburial service
VIDEO: 'China's number one matchmaker'
22 Nov 2013 0:15:18
What inspired the country's number one matchmaker?
How do game companies share massive files?
22 Nov 2013 0:10:19
How do game companies share massive files?
Swiss to vote on executive pay curbs
22 Nov 2013 0:04:36
Should it be limited to 12 times that of the lowest paid worker?