Clydesdale Bank's new PPI payouts
05 May 2016 5:25:24
Another £450m is set aside to compensate Clydesdale Bank customers for mis-sold payment protection insurance (PPI).
Australian banks' shares trade higher
05 May 2016 2:41:06
Shares of Australian banks are trading higher and outpacing the broader market.
LA Times owner rejects uninvited bid
05 May 2016 2:32:23
LA Times owner, Tribune Publishing rejects unsolicited offer from rival Gannett
Is China's media tycoon Jack Ma the new Rupert Murdoch?
05 May 2016 1:03:26
Is China's Jack Ma the new Rupert Murdoch?
Russian Grand Prix on track to change hands
05 May 2016 0:30:39
Russian Grand Prix on track to switch owners
Making paper from elephant dung
05 May 2016 0:21:22
Making paper from elephant dung
VIDEO: Are amber's golden days numbered?
04 May 2016 3:09:24
Strong demand, especially from China, has helped ramp up the price of the ornamental resin amber, making it worth more than its weight in gold - some fear an investment bubble.
Tesla boosts mass market car production
04 May 2016 2:31:36
Electric carmaker Tesla Motors says it is on track to produce 500,000 vehicles in 2018, two years earlier than expected.
Crocodile eyes are built for lurking
04 May 2016 2:01:22
Scientists in Australia discover how crocodiles' eyes are adapted to lurking at the water surface to watch and wait for prey.
VIDEO: China: What's in a name?
04 May 2016 9:27:08
Apple has been forced to share the iPhone name in China, but which other US brands have had similar problems in the country?
Takata to double US airbag recall
04 May 2016 7:52:18
Japanese airbag maker Takata has been forced to increase a recall after US authorities said they found further safety defects in its products.
European Central Bank to pull €500 note
04 May 2016 7:10:01
The European Central Bank says it will no longer produce the €500 note because of concerns that it could help facilitate illegal activities.
Embryo study shows 'life's first steps'
04 May 2016 7:04:48
Scientists have developed a technique to grow human embryos in the lab past the point they normally implant in the womb.
The dream we haven't dared to dream | Dan Pallotta
04 May 2016 4:52:37
What are your dreams? Better yet, what are your broken dreams? Dan Pallotta dreams of a time when we are as excited, curious and scientific about the development of our humanity as we are about the development of our technology. "What we fear most is that we will be denied the opportunity to fulfill our true potential," Pallotta says. "Imagine living in a world where we simply recognize that deep, existential fear in one another -- and love one another boldly because we know that to be human is to live with that fear."
Mobile game 'helps dementia research'
04 May 2016 3:56:13
Dementia researchers develop a video game they hope could further the development of diagnostic tests for the disease.
NYSE owner rules out bid for LSE
04 May 2016 2:29:53
The owner of the New York Stock Exchange, Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), says it will not make a takeover offer for the London Stock Exchange (LSE).
Adidas to sell bulk of golf business
04 May 2016 2:17:15
Sportswear giant Adidas says it plans to sell most of its loss-making golf business in order to concentrate on shoes and clothing.
Tributes for Nobel Laureate Harry Kroto
04 May 2016 1:50:33
The science community pays tribute to Nobel Laureate Sir Harry Kroto, who passed away over the weekend aged 76.
Expert regrets Bitcoin 'creator' blog
04 May 2016 1:43:36
A Bitcoin expert expresses regret about the way he blogged support for an Australian's claim to have invented the crypto-currency.
EU upholds tough rules on tobacco packs
04 May 2016 0:36:51
Rules that will drastically alter cigarette packaging are set to be adopted, after big tobacco firms failed to block new European Union laws.
Abseiling into an Antarctic chasm
04 May 2016 9:58:57
BBC Weather's Peter Gibbs visits the ice chasm threatening a British research base on the Brunt Ice Shelf.
Shell cuts spending as profits fall
04 May 2016 9:05:58
Royal Dutch Shell says it will cut its spending by another 10% this year after warning lower oil prices will continue to affect its business.
Wonga sees losses double in 2015
04 May 2016 8:07:05
The UK's biggest payday lender - Wonga - saw its losses double last year as tougher regulation in the industry continued to bite.
Mining shares drag FTSE 100 lower
04 May 2016 7:48:59
London's top share index opens lower, with mining and supermarket shares among the biggest fallers.
Next cuts sales and profit forecast
04 May 2016 7:05:35
Retailer Next warns that its sales and profits could be lower than previously forecast as it remains worried about a slowdown in consumer spending.