Cosmos speed-check for dark energy
07 Apr 2014 8:05:01
Scientists produce a precise measurement of the rate at which the early Universe was expanding to try to get new insights on dark energy.
Search for MH370 switches underwater
07 Apr 2014 7:20:54
Mapping the ocean floor where missing Malaysian jet may be
VIDEO: Asda expansion 'great for business'
07 Apr 2014 6:51:04
Asda president Andy Clarke speaks to the BBC's business editor Kamal Ahmed, following the announcement that the company will create up to 12,000 UK shop posts over five years.
GlaxoSmithKline in Iraq probe
07 Apr 2014 5:31:44
GlaxoSmithKline will investigate allegations about its conduct in Iraq just nine months after a probe against the firm began in China.
Ashley buys House of Fraser stake
07 Apr 2014 5:13:05
Sports Direct, the retailer controlled by Mike Ashley, has bought an 11% stake in House of Fraser, but the department store chain has questioned the deal.
More than 8 million people are crowded together to live in New York City. What makes it possible? In part, it’s the city’s great public spaces — from tiny pocket parks to long waterfront promenades — where people can stroll and play. Amanda Burden helped plan some of the city’s newest public spaces, drawing on her experience as, surprisingly, an animal behaviorist. She shares the unexpected challenges of planning parks people love -- and why it's important.
Hearts face further wait for deal
07 Apr 2014 4:55:24
UBIG agrees to transfer its 50% holding in Hearts but the wait for a deal to take the club out of administration goes on.
Global dip in renewables investment
07 Apr 2014 4:25:12
Global investment in renewables fell during 2013, but the percentage of the world’s electricity generated by renewable sources continued to increase, a report shows.
'More bee deaths' in northern Europe
07 Apr 2014 4:17:27
A new EU study shows that far more honeybees are dying in the UK and other parts of northern Europe than in the Mediterranean.
Weetabix in talks over 'pay cut'
07 Apr 2014 3:51:17
Staff at cereal firm Weetabix are being consulted over possible cuts to pay and working hours, the BBC is told.
Game-changer for plane recovery hope
07 Apr 2014 2:55:36
If signals consistent with the missing Malaysia Airlines plane are confirmed a challenging recovery operation will follow.
VIDEO: The tech that could change TV adverts
07 Apr 2014 1:49:19
As more people choose to watch content online, Marc Cieslak finds out what is the future might hold for TV advertising.
Athlete injured after drone crash
07 Apr 2014 1:07:13
Australia's air safety body is looking into reports that a triathlete has been injured by a drone falling on her.
India elections: Fixing the economy
07 Apr 2014 1:00:09
Where do the main parties stand on the big economic issues?
Spider invasion prompts Mazda fix
07 Apr 2014 0:49:45
Spiders crawling into the fuel tanks of Mazda cars have forced the company to issue a voluntary recall notice to apply a software fix.
Asda to create 'up to 12,000 jobs'
07 Apr 2014 0:46:27
Supermarket giant Asda will create up to 12,000 UK shop posts over the next five years, Asda owner Wal-Mart says.
Cable recalled over Royal Mail sale
07 Apr 2014 0:38:02
Business Secretary Vince Cable is recalled by the Business Select Committee to give further evidence over the privatisation of Royal Mail.
HTC losses worse than expected
07 Apr 2014 0:31:05
Taiwanese mobile phone maker HTC reports a worse-than-expected loss for the first quarter of the year after losing ground to its rivals.
Advisers 'fail to explain charges'
07 Apr 2014 0:25:37
Customers could be misled as three-quarters of financial advisers fail to give required information about the cost of advice, a regulator finds.
AUDIO: Are Poles still tempted by life in UK?
07 Apr 2014 0:12:42
The BBC's Tanya Beckett reports from Gdansk, Poland, gaining the local perspective on Britain's attitude towards Europe and benefit tourism.
Energy complaints 'triple in a year'
07 Apr 2014 9:50:33
Complaint levels about energy companies more than trebled in the first quarter of 2014 from a year earlier, as the sector remained in the political firing line.
Bouygues shares fall on SFR deal
07 Apr 2014 9:24:35
French conglomerate Bouygues' shares fall 6% in Paris after cable operator Numericable beats it in a bid for Vivendi's mobile phone provider SFR.
VIDEO: Building the truly model city
07 Apr 2014 7:20:53
MIT's 3D projections simulate a metropolis
Cement firms agree mega-merger
07 Apr 2014 7:07:07
Swiss cement firm Holcim says it will merge with French rival Lafarge in a deal that will create the world's largest cement maker.
Champions League signs up Nissan
07 Apr 2014 7:01:40
Japanese carmaker Nissan signs up to become a sponsor of the Uefa Champions League, Europe's top club football competition.