KitKat battle sees legal setback
16 Sep 2015 1:00:13
Confectionery giant Nestle's attempt to trademark the shape of its four-finger KitKat bar in the UK has been rejected by the European Court of Justice.
Budweiser firm in SABMiller bid move
16 Sep 2015 0:50:40
The prospect of a tie-up between the world's two largest brewers is raised after Anheuser-Busch InBev says it has made a bid approach for rival SABMiller.
Investors face 'exotic' pension scams
16 Sep 2015 0:28:48
Better-off people with some experience of investing are more likely to be caught out by "exotic" pension scams, MPs are told.
Enceladus ocean 'must be global'
16 Sep 2015 0:25:21
Scientists determine that the sub-surface body of water on the Saturnian moon Enceladus must be far more extensive than first thought.
VIDEO: First look at Peugeot Fractal car
16 Sep 2015 9:34:49
The BBC's Theo Leggett has been taking a look at the latest offering from Peugeot, a concept car called the Fractal.
VIDEO: The dairy using robots to process milk
16 Sep 2015 9:22:48
One of the world's largest fresh milk processing plants is using robots to do some of the more strenuous jobs, instead of people.
Jobless total shows 10,000 rise
16 Sep 2015 8:43:15
Unemployment rose by 10,000 between May and July to 1.82 million, official figures show.
Machines taking over Wall Street
16 Sep 2015 8:33:51
How AI is transforming the financial industry
FTSE 100 led higher by Burberry
16 Sep 2015 8:28:52
UK shares open higher, with fashion house Burberry leading the way following upbeat results from one of its rivals.
Sharp-eye Surrey satellites see Earth
16 Sep 2015 8:06:39
The first images acquired by a new UK-built, high-resolution, Earth-observation constellation are released.
Misuse of artificial intelligence 'could do harm'
16 Sep 2015 6:52:57
The head of DeepMind says the rise of artificial intelligence could be as important as the industrial revolution – and it must put ethics at its heart.
JD Sports: Living Wage could affect jobs
16 Sep 2015 6:48:54
JD Sports says that while higher wages could mean consumers spend more, it could also hit jobs.
Spanish boost to Zara owner's profits
16 Sep 2015 6:33:59
Half-year profits at Inditex, the owner of fashion chain Zara, rise by more than a quarter thanks to a revival on Spanish high streets.
Marine population 'halved since 1970'
16 Sep 2015 3:45:56
Populations of marine mammals, birds, fish and reptiles have nearly halved since 1970 due to human activity and climate change, a report says.
China brokerage shares fall on probe
16 Sep 2015 3:31:52
Shares of China's largest brokerage, Citic Securities, fall as much as 4% after it said three executives were under investigation.
Asia shares follow Wall Street higher
16 Sep 2015 1:49:11
Asian shares make early gains on Wednesday, taking the positive lead from Wall Street where US consumer data lifted investors' confidence.
'Dislike' button coming to Facebook
16 Sep 2015 1:20:09
Facebook is to add a 'dislike' button to its social network, founder Mark Zuckerberg says.
VIDEO: Handbag maker Furla expands in Asia
16 Sep 2015 0:49:37
Handbag label Furla brands itself as affordable luxury and recently opened a sixth store in Singapore.
VIDEO: Air quality could hit Asia economies
16 Sep 2015 0:45:27
It is turning the normally striking skyline of Singapore grey and there are fears the haze caused by deliberate forest fires could spell bad news for the economy too.
How video games can change your brain
15 Sep 2015 3:22:16
Can video games make a positive difference?
Meeting the power couple of AI
15 Sep 2015 3:18:46
Can you have a conversation with super smart computer?
VIDEO: Mad Men creator blasts TV ads
15 Sep 2015 3:14:52
The creator of a TV series about an advertising agency in the 1960s says there are too many adverts on television
UK diesel pumps 'could run dry'
15 Sep 2015 3:02:29
There is a danger Britain's diesel pumps could "run dry" because of a growing dependence on foreign fuel, according to the RAC Foundation.
Brazil's continuing corruption problem
15 Sep 2015 3:02:21
Can Brazil shake its problem with corruption?
Diesel cars: What's all the fuss about?
15 Sep 2015 3:02:12
What's all the fuss about?