How online abuse of women has spiraled out of control | Ashley Judd
18 Jan 2017 5:55:34
Enough with online hate speech, sexual harassment and threats of violence against women and marginalized groups. It's time to take the global crisis of online abuse seriously. In this searching, powerful talk, Ashley Judd recounts her ongoing experience of being terrorized on social media for her unwavering activism and calls on citizens of the internet, the tech community, law enforcement and legislators to recognize the offline harm of online harassment.
2016 likely the warmest year since records began
18 Jan 2017 5:39:45
Temperature data for 2016 show it likely edged ahead of 2015 as the world's warmest year.
JP Morgan Chase accused of racial discrimination
18 Jan 2017 5:28:13
US bank JP Morgan Chase is accused by the US government of racial discrimination against mortgage borrowers.
DNA-testing smartphone aims to tackle drugs resistance
18 Jan 2017 5:22:26
A smartphone attachment that analyses DNA could help improve cancer and tuberculosis treatments.
Davos 2017: Serving up a food waste barbecue
18 Jan 2017 5:17:43
A Brazilian food charity is serving up a barbecue with a difference for world leaders at Davos.
City banks warn of Brexit job moves
18 Jan 2017 5:09:30
Two major City of London investment banks say that some staff will definitely have to move abroad when the UK leaves the EU.
East to West
18 Jan 2017 3:44:17
The Yiwu-to-Barking express is the newest way to send your freight from China to Europe.
Trump rally powers Goldman Sachs profits
18 Jan 2017 3:15:35
The stock market rally that followed Donald Trump's surprise win helps Goldman Sachs profits soar.
Biden to Davos: Top 1% 'not carrying their weight'
18 Jan 2017 2:52:18
Outgoing US Vice-President Joe Biden tells Davos tax breaks for the rich do not generate growth.
Joe Biden: Top 1% 'not carrying their weight'
18 Jan 2017 2:29:20
The richest 1% are "not carrying their weight", says outgoing US Vice-President Joe Biden.
Galileo satellites experiencing multiple clock failures
18 Jan 2017 1:43:56
The onboard atomic clocks that drive the satellite-navigation signals on Europe's Galileo network have been failing at an alarming rate.
Moth with 'golden flake hairstyle' named after Donald Trump
18 Jan 2017 1:42:01
The moth, which has a wingspan of just over a centimetre, was discovered in California.
Pearson shares fall 27% on profits and dividend warning
18 Jan 2017 1:27:39
The educational publisher Pearson has warned of an "unprecedented" fall in sales in the US.
Obama administration gives $500m to UN climate change fund
18 Jan 2017 0:26:13
The payment to the UN Green Climate Fund was announced three days before Donald Trump takes office.
UK unemployment falls to 1.6 million
18 Jan 2017 9:39:37
UK unemployment fell by 52,000 to 1.6 million in three months to November, official figures show.
Premier Foods shares slide after profit warning
18 Jan 2017 8:56:13
The Mr Kipling, Bisto and Batchelors owner, Premier Foods, says profits will be 10% lower this year.
Sophie the Giraffe: How safe is it?
18 Jan 2017 8:30:16
After mould is reportedly found in the popular children's toy - should parents be worried?
18 Jan 2017 8:06:09
BBC Economics Correspondent Andrew Walker answers your questions on Theresa May's Brexit speech.
Brexit: Boris Johnson says countries 'queuing up' for trade deals
18 Jan 2017 7:53:45
The foreign secretary backs the PM's Brexit speech, saying new deals can be "pencilled in".
S Korea: Samsung chief awaits arrest warrant decision
18 Jan 2017 7:40:51
Lee Jae-yong is accused of bribery in a scandal linked to the impeachment of South Korea's president
EE mobile firm fined £2.7m for overcharging customers
18 Jan 2017 7:37:29
EE, the UK's biggest mobile phone operator, broke billing rules, says regulator Ofcom.
IVF: First three-parent baby born to infertile couple
18 Jan 2017 6:53:17
A technique designed to help parents affected by genetic disorders is used to tackle infertility.
The 'mumpreneurs' helping parents go back to work
18 Jan 2017 3:02:05
A whole new industry has sprung up from working mothers helping others go back to work.
Deliveroo to add 300 UK tech jobs in new London office
18 Jan 2017 2:52:27
The food delivery firm will hire a third more staff when it opens its new London HQ in summer 2017.
Qualcomm sued in US over claims of unfair phone chip patent deals
18 Jan 2017 2:21:02
The firm is accused by US antitrust regulator of unfair practices in the way it licenses technology.