'Stem cells used in stroke therapy'
09 Aug 2014 1:55:35
A pilot study suggests an experimental treatment that involves infusing stem cells into the brain may boost recovery after stroke.
VIDEO: Can US 'secret serum' cure Ebola?
09 Aug 2014 0:55:55
Alastair Leithead visits the San Diego research centre where a serum used on two US Ebola patients was developed.
Costs and considerations of retiring abroad
08 Aug 2014 0:48:07
The costs and considerations of retiring overseas
New TV firm goes into administration
08 Aug 2014 7:13:30
Birmingham's City TV - one of the companies given licences to broadcast local television channels - enters administration without ever broadcasting.
China jails British GSK investigator
08 Aug 2014 6:33:44
A British businessman and his American wife are sentenced to prison for illegally obtaining Chinese citizens' personal data, at a high-profile trial in Shanghai.
Bank rejects offer from Ecclestone
08 Aug 2014 6:09:21
German bank BayernLB says it has rejected a 25m euros (£20m) settlement from Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone.
Authority bans US flights over Iraq
08 Aug 2014 6:03:45
The US Federal Aviation Administration bans all US airlines from flying over Iraq due to the "hazardous situation" as British Airways also suspends service.
Antarctica mission launch re-enacted
08 Aug 2014 5:39:15
The start of a mission to cross Antarctica from Plymouth is re-enacted 100 years on.
TED: Megan Washington: Why I live in mortal dread of public speaking - Megan Washington (2014)
08 Aug 2014 4:59:43
Megan Washington is one of Australia's premier singer/songwriters. And, since childhood, she has had a stutter. In this bold and personal talk, she reveals how she copes with this speech impediment—from avoiding the letter combination “st” to tricking her brain by changing her words at the last minute to, yes, singing the things she has to say rather than speaking them.
VIDEO: India's factory law plans questioned
08 Aug 2014 4:35:42
Some social activists have asked whether India's plans to revamp factory laws, which are intended to stimulate the economy, may erode worker rights.
Terns have 'most successful year'
08 Aug 2014 3:11:16
A seabird species at a Dorset colony has had its 'most successful' breeding season on record, the RSPB says.
Karren Brady and Sir Stuart Rose
08 Aug 2014 2:41:35
Karren Brady is expected to make sure her voice is heard.
Royal Mail cuts later collections
08 Aug 2014 1:36:15
Collection times at almost half the Royal Mail's collection boxes will be brought forward to between 9am and 3pm.
VIDEO: US woos African leaders for trade
08 Aug 2014 1:03:34
African leaders were wined and dined at a trade conference in Washington this week, but critics say the US lags behind the growth of Chinese investment in Africa.
VIDEO: Doubt hangs over US trade treaty
08 Aug 2014 1:02:39
A US-Africa trade treaty helps to support jobs in a number of African countries, but there are concerns about its future.
Authors rally in Amazon dispute
08 Aug 2014 0:48:14
More than 900 authors make a public appeal to Amazon to end a bitter publishing dispute that they say has been "hurting" writers and readers.
Brady and Rose among new life peers
08 Aug 2014 0:48:05
Football boss Karren Brady and former Marks & Spencer boss Sir Stuart Rose are among 22 new life peers.
UK trade deficit widens in June
08 Aug 2014 0:40:10
The UK's trade deficit widened slightly in June as exports of goods fell, official figures show.
Bid to save rare natterjack toads
08 Aug 2014 0:30:03
Scientists are building up a photographic database of the rare and endangered natterjack toad, in a bid to ensure its survival in Scotland.
VIDEO: Wikipedia's gender imbalance
08 Aug 2014 0:22:25
Caroline Hepker asked Wikipedia's founder Jimmy Wales if he is concerned that the majority of contributors are Western men.
Thousands miss tax credit deadline
08 Aug 2014 0:14:38
Some 455,000 people failed to renew their tax credit claims with some now facing payments being cancelled, the UK tax authority says.
VIDEO: Balloon business on the up and up
08 Aug 2014 9:31:56
BBC business correspondent Ben Thompson visits the Bristol International Balloon Fiesta and sees how one British company has become the industry's world leader.
VIDEO: Malaysia Airlines in state 'takeover'
08 Aug 2014 9:16:16
Malaysia's state investment firm Khazanah Nasional has proposed a "complete overhaul" of troubled national carrier Malaysia Airlines.
China car probe spreads to Toyota
08 Aug 2014 9:12:54
China's anti-monopoly investigation into foreign car manufacturers spreads to Toyota as authorities probe the Japanese company's Lexus brand.
VIDEO: 'Origami' robots fold into action
08 Aug 2014 8:48:53
Ancient Japanese art inspires researchers to design self-folding robots that behave like "real-life transformers".