AUDIO: Facebook's WhatsApp deal 'unjustifiable'
20 Feb 2014 9:10:15
Technology journalist Larry Magid discusses Facebook's decision to buy messaging app WhatsApp in a deal worth $19bn (£11.4bn).
Football club plans education campus
20 Feb 2014 8:53:05
A leading Irish League football club is behind plans to build a shared education campus and a 4,000 capacity sports stadium in north Belfast.
British Gas reports dip in profits
20 Feb 2014 7:57:45
British Gas's residential business saw a small drop in profits last year, down 6% to £571m, parent company Centrica says.
Fukushima leaks radioactive water
20 Feb 2014 7:27:46
Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant leaked around 100 tonnes of highly radioactive water from a storage tank on Wednesday, plant operator Tepco says.
Europe picks Plato planet-hunter
20 Feb 2014 3:17:53
A telescope concept to find thousands of planets beyond our Solar System is selected as a mission of the European Space Agency to launch in 2024.
VIDEO: Singapore's hidden poverty problem
20 Feb 2014 3:08:31
Singapore has become on the wealthiest countries in the world, but poverty remains a problem. The BBC's Sharanjit Leyl reports.
Japan logs record monthly trade gap
20 Feb 2014 2:22:19
Japan's monthly trade deficit more than doubles to a new record after a weakened currency drives up the cost of fuel imports.
'Keep focus' on Africa malaria fight
20 Feb 2014 1:57:45
Tackling malaria in Africa has had "great successes" but the world must "not take the foot off the gas", Wellcome Trust medical researchers warn.
Tesla shares rise on higher profit
20 Feb 2014 1:16:28
Shares of electric car-maker Tesla surge by 12% in extended US trading after posting higher profit and vehicle delivery forecasts.
Recovery not secure, Osborne warns
20 Feb 2014 0:42:13
The UK's economic recovery is "not yet secure", Chancellor George Osborne is warning in the run-up to next month's Budget.
VIDEO: Peugeot signs Dongfeng rescue deal
20 Feb 2014 0:36:53
French carmaker PSA Peugeot Citroen seals a long-awaited rescue deal that will see its founding family cede control of the company.
More 2014 Games tickets released
20 Feb 2014 0:32:46
Another 4,000 Commonwealth Games tickets are set to be released for the netball final after the event is moved to the Hydro.
VIDEO: Inside a Colorado marijuana factory
20 Feb 2014 0:15:58
BBC News is given a guided tour of Medicine Man, a legal marijuana factory in Denver, Colorado.
Colorado's marijuana firms beg for banking
20 Feb 2014 0:15:55
Colorado's cannabis firms beg banks to take their money
Facebook to buy WhatsApp for $16bn
19 Feb 2014 3:57:06
Facebook buys messaging app WhatsApp for $16bn (£9.6bn) in its biggest ever purchase, with an additional $3bn given to WhatsApp's founders and employees.
Charity helps deaf Indians into work
19 Feb 2014 2:03:26
Getting a better deal for India's deaf workers
Washed-up baby turtle 'fortunate'
19 Feb 2014 1:45:21
A baby loggerhead turtle washed ashore during the recent storms is "extremely fortunate" to be alive, experts say.
VIDEO: Rainforest space mystery solved
19 Feb 2014 0:28:57
Experts from Swansea University to fix the problem of satellites producing an optical illusion on the Amazon rainforest.
Fed commits to stimulus slowdown
19 Feb 2014 0:04:47
The US Federal Reserve intends to continue reducing economic stimulus measures, minutes of the central bank's January meeting confirm.
Self-employment boom: Good or bad?
19 Feb 2014 9:41:40
Is the self-employment boom a good or bad sign for the economy?
Bumblebees hit by honeybee diseases
19 Feb 2014 8:14:58
Diseases harboured by honeybees are spilling over into wild bumblebees, a study suggests.
TED: Roselinde Torres: What it takes to be a great leader - Roselinde Torres (2013)
19 Feb 2014 6:00:16
There are many leadership programs available today, from 1-day workshops to corporate training programs. But chances are, these won't really help. In this clear, candid talk, Roselinde Torres describes 25 years observing truly great leaders at work, and shares the three simple but crucial questions would-be company chiefs need to ask to thrive in the future.
Screens replace windows on fast jet
19 Feb 2014 4:47:52
Large high-definition screens showing a live stream of the outside world will replace windows on a new supersonic jet.
Greece posts first account surplus
19 Feb 2014 4:14:13
Greece posts its first current account surplus since records began in 1948, fuelled by a 15% growth in tourist spending.
VIDEO: UK unemployment falls by 125,000
19 Feb 2014 3:28:51
The number of people out of work in the UK fell by 125,000 to 2.34 million in the three months to December, according to the latest estimates.