Greece bailout: 'Minor details' left
11 Aug 2015 6:29:40
Greece only has minor details to be ironed out with its international creditors to reach a bailout deal, according to Greek finance minister Euclid Tsakalotos.
Rare bumblebee numbers grow in UK
11 Aug 2015 4:48:07
A second attempt to reintroduce an extinct bumblebee to the UK is proving successful, conservationists say.
Shares jump on Alibaba-Suning deal
11 Aug 2015 4:20:33
Alibaba and Suning stocks jump on news that the Chinese online giant will take a major stake in the offline retailer.
China sets yuan to three-year low
11 Aug 2015 2:54:25
The Chinese central bank devalues the national currency the yuan to its lowest rate against the US dollar in almost three years.
VIDEO: Taiwan's stone to paper maker
11 Aug 2015 2:03:22
Imagine being able to make paper without cutting down a single tree. A Taiwanese company has invested $50m in developing a way of doing just that. It makes paper from stone.
Homeowners warned over rate rise
11 Aug 2015 0:04:18
Borrowers must prepare now for a rise in interest rates, a charity says, with more than a million homeowners never having experienced a Bank rate increase.
Mone to lead entrepreneurship review
11 Aug 2015 0:01:44
Scottish entrepreneur Michelle Mone is appointed by the government to carry out a review into how best to encourage start-ups in areas of high unemployment.
Policymaker close to rate 'yes' vote
10 Aug 2015 3:46:53
Bank of England policymaker David Miles says there was a "reasonable" case for raising interest rates last week, and that the UK house market is not out of control.
Sellafield robots do our dirty work
10 Aug 2015 3:15:33
The tech cleaning up Sellafield's toxic waste
VIDEO: Mugabe warns of economic struggle
10 Aug 2015 2:27:49
Zimbabwe's President, Robert Mugabe, has been leading celebrations at the National Heroes Day parade, which commemorates the lives of those who died opposing British colonial rule.
Google creates Alphabet company
10 Aug 2015 2:18:26
Google unveils a surprise restructuring, creating a new parent company called Alphabet Inc.
Buffett and oil price drive US shares
10 Aug 2015 1:13:46
US stocks make a strong start to the week, with sentiment boosted by news of a new purchase by Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway.
VIDEO: The gadgets that track workplace fitness
10 Aug 2015 0:58:55
BBC News explains how some employers are trying to keep their staff in the peak of health and fitness - and are even issuing wearable health devices.
VIDEO: Farming unions call for support
10 Aug 2015 0:55:43
Farming unions have held an emergency meeting to discuss milk prices, following protests by dairy farmers.
Survey puts figure on fading cosmos
10 Aug 2015 0:44:23
A survey examining 200,000 galaxies in multiple wavelengths offers the best estimate yet of how fast the Universe is fading.
Meteor light show set to dazzle
10 Aug 2015 8:56:23
Skywatchers are in for a dazzling display as the annual Perseid meteor shower reaches its peak on Wednesday.
VIDEO: Astronauts bite into space salad
10 Aug 2015 8:23:09
Astronauts on board the International Space Station (ISS) sample some space-grown lettuce.
Spill turns Colorado river yellow
10 Aug 2015 8:17:02
A toxic leak of wastewater that has turned a Colorado river mustard yellow is three times larger than US officials had originally estimated.
Premier League & NBC agree new deal
10 Aug 2015 7:50:01
The Premier League announces a new deal with American broadcaster NBC to show live football matches for the next six years.
Germany 'gained from Greek crisis'
10 Aug 2015 7:26:23
The Greek debt crisis has saved the German government some €100bn in lower borrowing costs, a study finds.
VIDEO: The robots probing Sellafield's waste
10 Aug 2015 5:55:58
The BBC's Theo Leggett reports on the submarine robots tackling Sellafield's nuclear waste.
Warming threat to UK butterflies
10 Aug 2015 5:03:22
Drought sensitive butterfly species could be driven to extinction across the UK by 2050 according to new research.
Benedetta Berti: The surprising way groups like ISIS stay in power
10 Aug 2015 4:57:21
ISIS, Hezbollah, Hamas. These three very different groups are known for violence — but that’s only a portion of what they do, says policy analyst Benedetti Berti. They also attempt to win over populations with social work: setting up schools and hospitals, offering safety and security, and filling the gaps left by weak governments. Understanding the broader work of these groups suggests new strategies for ending the violence.
Firm fined for 'bullying' calls
10 Aug 2015 4:27:58
A firm that promised to block all nuisance calls is fined by the Information Commissioner - for making nuisance calls itself.
Starwars.co.uk owner strikes back
10 Aug 2015 4:14:52
A fancy-dress store using the starwars.co.uk domain name files an appeal against a ruling that says the web address should be transferred to Disney.