Shareholders angry over fake accounts disrupt Wells Fargo meeting
25 Apr 2017 8:49:21
Board members retained their seats but are struggling to contain fallout from the scandal.
Coca Cola to cut 1,200 jobs
25 Apr 2017 8:29:31
Sales of fizzy drinks at Coca Cola are falling as consumers turn away from sugary pop.
Lockheed Martin profits take fall, despite sales increase
25 Apr 2017 7:20:59
The US defence giant has been targeted by US President Donald Trump for the cost of one of its fighter jet programs.
Family tree of dogs reveals secret history of canines
25 Apr 2017 6:16:05
The largest family tree of dog ever assembled shows how dogs evolved into more than 150 modern breeds.
Science in service to the public good | Siddhartha Roy
25 Apr 2017 5:22:02
We give scientists and engineers great technical training, but we're not as good at teaching ethical decision-making or building character. Take, for example, the environmental crisis that recently unfolded in Flint, Michigan -- and the professionals there who did nothing to fix it. Siddhartha Roy helped prove that Flint's water was contaminated, and he tells a story of science in service to the public good, calling on the next generation of scientists and engineers to dedicate their work to protecting people and the planet.
Brexit: Labour's Sir Keith Starmer wants talks over customs union
25 Apr 2017 5:09:21
Staying in the EU's customs union should be "on the table" in Brexit negotiations, Labour says.
Premature lambs kept alive in 'plastic bag' womb
25 Apr 2017 5:03:12
Scientists were able to keep premature lambs alive for a month using an artificial "plastic bag" womb.
McDonald's shares hit record as investors digest results
25 Apr 2017 4:58:27
The fast food chain's boss hails its "sense of urgency" as first-quarter profits beat expectations.
Nestle to cut 300 jobs in north of UK
25 Apr 2017 2:37:22
Confectionery giant will move production of the Blue Riband wafer biscuit to Poland.
Marissa Mayer to make $184m from Yahoo's sale to Verizon
25 Apr 2017 2:31:32
Yahoo's chief executive will be paid $184m from the sale of the company to Verizon.
Iceberg 'doodles' trace climate history
25 Apr 2017 1:42:25
Scientists publish a new atlas of the poles, detailing the sometimes strange shapes on the ocean floor.
Christian Dior and LVMH combined by French billionaire
25 Apr 2017 1:31:29
France's richest man makes £10bn move to combine Christian Dior fashion house with luxury firm LVMH.
Why does this rhino have 24-hour security?
25 Apr 2017 1:25:08
Sudan is a the northern white rhino, and the last chance for the survival of his species.
Costa coffee owner Whitbread wary over prospects
25 Apr 2017 0:47:43
The owner of the coffee chain and Premier Inn hotels predicts a "tougher consumer environment" this year.
Government borrowing at lowest since financial crisis, says ONS
25 Apr 2017 8:55:08
Government borrowing fell to £52bn in the year to the end of March, according to official data.
Hornby directors defend chairman Roger Canham
25 Apr 2017 8:04:28
An investor group says it is "time for change", but the toymaker's directors fight back.
FTSE 100 opens flat but Carpetright hit as sales slow
25 Apr 2017 7:57:49
Carpetright says profits will be at the low end of forecasts amid "tougher trading conditions".
Are flying cars the future?
25 Apr 2017 7:01:28
A first glimpse of the flying car backed by Google co-founder
'World's oldest fungus' raises evolution questions
25 Apr 2017 6:59:22
Fossils found in rock from beneath the sea may be the oldest known fungi by one to two billion years.
Government lacks faith in free market, says energy boss
25 Apr 2017 6:50:24
The boss of British Gas owner Centrica hits back as the Tories propose a cap on energy bills.
General Election 2017: Labour to rip up Tory Brexit plan
25 Apr 2017 6:32:28
The party says it would prioritise jobs and workers' rights, and guarantee the status of EU citizens.
Can plastic roads help save the planet?
25 Apr 2017 0:11:20
A start-up company is persuading local councils in the UK to turn local plastic waste into roads.
25 Apr 2017 0:00:52
Rushed off your feet? Not enough hours in the day? Here are some apps to help you take control.
Small businesses with EU staff worried about Brexit
24 Apr 2017 3:58:46
More than half of small firms employing workers from the EU worry that Brexit will hurt recruitment, report claims.
Brexit university ‘brain drain’ warning
24 Apr 2017 3:54:45
Academic staff from EU countries should be urgently guaranteed a right to stay, say MPs.