Rail electrification 'four years late'
21 Jan 2016 3:50:03
The electrification of some routes across the south of England is running four years late, Network Rail reveals.
Starbucks boosted by holiday sales
21 Jan 2016 2:46:47
Coffee giant Starbucks reports better-than-expected first quarter earnings as sales over the Christmas period rise.
'UK astronaut' on living with cancer
21 Jan 2016 1:53:24
British-born astronaut Piers Sellers tells of living life at "20 times normal speed" after being diagnosed with terminal cancer.
Brantano woes put 2,000 jobs at risk
21 Jan 2016 1:20:48
Shoe retailer Brantano goes into administration, putting about 2,000 jobs at risk at the 200-outlet chain.
Shkreli refuses to testify at Congress
21 Jan 2016 1:13:02
Controversial drugs company executive Martin Shkreli tells a US congressional committee of his intention to remain silent if called to testify at a hearing.
VIDEO: Attenborough on 'largest dinosaur' discovery
21 Jan 2016 0:13:14
Sir David Attenborough speaks to Huw Edwards about the discovery of a new species of titanosaur, which is the biggest animal ever to walk the earth.
VIDEO: Businesses face Big Data challenge
21 Jan 2016 9:05:09
Business leaders in Davos are scratching their heads over how to analyse "Big Data" - the massive amounts of information they are now collecting and how much protection they should give their consumers, says the BBC's Tanya Beckett.
VIDEO: EU reform deal may not come soon, says PM
21 Jan 2016 8:56:42
David Cameron is warning that a deal on EU reform may not happen at a summit next month - the prime minister said it was more important to get it right than rush negotiations. Kamal Ahmed reports from Davos.
Low oil price lifts United profits
21 Jan 2016 7:02:35
United Airlines saw its fourth-quarter income boosted by low oil prices, the company reports.
How I turned a deadly plant into a thriving business | Achenyo Idachaba
21 Jan 2016 5:49:36
The water hyacinth may look like a harmless, even beautiful flowering plant -- but it's actually an invasive aquatic weed that clogs waterways, stopping trade, interrupting schooling and disrupting everyday life. In this scourge, green entrepreneur Achenyo Idachaba saw opportunity. Follow her journey as she turns weeds into woven wonders.
VIDEO: Does the ninth planet really exist?
21 Jan 2016 5:29:33
Why do astronomers in the US think there they have discovered a ninth planet in the solar system?
VIDEO: Schaueble: Still 'unsolved problems'
21 Jan 2016 5:15:17
Europe is in a relatively 'good situation', but still has 'unsolved problems', says the German finance minister, speaking to the BBC's Tanya Beckett.
Fighting on all fronts
21 Jan 2016 4:56:30
One woman's attempt to change Saudi Arabia
Extended period of low rates, says ECB
21 Jan 2016 3:53:46
The European Central Bank president says eurozone rates will remain low for an extended period of time as it keeps eurozone interest rates unchanged again.
Markets overreacting, says Nasdaq boss
21 Jan 2016 3:43:35
The recent stock market turmoil is an overreaction, says the head of the Nasdaq exchange, Bob Greifeld, but it could mean a slowdown in stock market listings.
Come in #PlanetNine
21 Jan 2016 3:02:19
US astronomers claim to have strong evidence that there is a ninth planet in our Solar System. We asked you to send us your suggested names for this new arrival.
Mortgage lending 'highest for 7 years'
21 Jan 2016 2:49:05
Mortgage lending has returned to levels not seen since 2008, according to the Council of Mortgage Lenders.
Reconstructing the 'world's biggest dinosaur'
21 Jan 2016 2:27:15
The discovery of what may be the world's biggest dinosaur is told in a new BBC One documentary.
VIDEO: Mika Hakkinen on 'mind games'
21 Jan 2016 1:49:37
BBC News catches up with Formula 1 legend Mika Hakkinen at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos.
Market turmoil: How does it affect me?
21 Jan 2016 1:43:52
How do falling stock markets affect me?
Ancient 'massacre' unearthed in Kenya
21 Jan 2016 1:43:45
Archaeologists say they have unearthed the earliest evidence of human warfare between hunter-gatherers, at a site in northern Kenya.
Barclays culls investment banking jobs
21 Jan 2016 1:06:11
Barclays is to cut about 1,200 jobs, most of them in its investment banking business in Asia.
VIDEO: Baby otters found in Florida home
21 Jan 2016 9:44:17
Three baby otters have been found outside a Florida home in Palm Shores.
4,000 jobs to go in Pearson shake-up
21 Jan 2016 9:28:19
Education publisher Pearson says it is to shed 10% of its worldwide workforce in an effort to cuts costs.
VIDEO: Sperm whale rescued off Japan coast
21 Jan 2016 9:10:41
A sperm whale stranded on a beach in Western Japan is dragged back out to sea by fishermen.