1,000mph car to use Norwegian rocket
19 Dec 2013 8:30:34
The British Bloodhound supersonic car project is going to use a Norwegian rocket in its bid to drive beyond 1,000mph.
App offers award to crack encryption
19 Dec 2013 7:58:12
Telegram, a secure messaging service app, offers $200,000 worth of Bitcoins as a reward to the first person who can crack its encryption.
JP Morgan bans instant message chats
19 Dec 2013 7:12:17
JP Morgan Chase bans all staff in corporate and investment banking from participating in instant message groups that involve multiple banks or dealers.
Christie's to hold debut auction in India
19 Dec 2013 4:27:59
Christie's to hold first art auction in India
Asian stock markets rise on Fed move
19 Dec 2013 3:53:51
Asian stock markets rise as the US Federal Reserve's commitment to keep interest rates low cushions the impact of its decision to scale back stimulus.
Zero-hours contracts ban rejected
19 Dec 2013 3:10:07
Business Secretary Vince Cable rules out banning zero-hours contracts, saying they offer "welcome flexibility", but launches a consultation on their use.
Saab wins $4.5bn Brazil jet contract
19 Dec 2013 1:51:37
Sweden's Saab edges out rivals Boeing and Dassualt to win a $4.5bn (£2.7bn) contract to supply Brazil's air force with new fighter jets.
UK bases 'bird-trapping hotspots'
19 Dec 2013 1:29:25
UK sovereign bases in Cyprus have become illegal bird-trapping hotspots, according to surveys carried out by wildlife charities.
'Billion star mapper' set for launch
19 Dec 2013 1:27:58
Europe is about to send its Gaia mission into orbit to map the precise positions and distances to more than a billion stars.
How a 16th Century library was looted
19 Dec 2013 1:14:58
Astronomy works among books looted from 16th Century library
VIDEO: How to live happily with mum and dad
19 Dec 2013 0:17:55
As unemployment forces many young adults to live with their parents, one Spanish family describes how mutual respect makes it possible for them.
Hotel of Mum and Dad
19 Dec 2013 0:15:18
How to live with your parents as an adult
VIDEO: Migrating birds lured into traps
19 Dec 2013 0:10:28
Bird-trappers working on UK military bases in Cyprus, use recordings to lure migrating birds into nets, footage reveals.
The firms run from self-storage units
19 Dec 2013 0:09:49
The online Christmas traders based in self storage units
Pantos still packing in the crowds
19 Dec 2013 0:07:24
The vital boost pantomimes give to theatres
App developers must respect privacy
19 Dec 2013 0:01:56
App developers are being advised to tighten data protection polices as nearly half of users say they have not downloaded an app because of privacy concerns.
HMRC 'loses nerve' chasing big firms
19 Dec 2013 0:00:37
The UK tax authority "seems to lose its nerve" when chasing multinational companies for tax owed, the head of a committee of MPs says.
Eurozone ministers in banking deal
18 Dec 2013 3:46:39
Eurozone finance ministers reach a long-awaited deal over a 'momentous' banking union after many negotiations.
VIDEO: ESA aims to map Milky Way
18 Dec 2013 3:07:17
The European Space Agency is set to launch a spacecraft with high-powered cameras in order to create a 3D map of the Milky Way.
VIDEO: US Fed to slow stimulus effort
18 Dec 2013 2:44:12
The US Federal Reserve announces it is to start scaling back its massive stimulus programme in an effort to boost the US economy.
US Senate backs two-year budget deal
18 Dec 2013 2:06:49
The US Senate passes a two-year federal budget bill, amid a rare outbreak of fiscal deal-making on Capitol Hill.
Former BP employee found guilty
18 Dec 2013 1:07:19
A former BP employee is found guilty of obstructing an investigation into the Gulf of Mexico oil spill disaster.
VIDEO: US Fed to slow stimulus effort
18 Dec 2013 0:29:03
The US Federal Reserve has announced a slowdown in its effort to boost the US economy.
VIDEO: The men reinventing the wheel
18 Dec 2013 0:19:06
A start-up company has launched a new device that can transform almost any bicycle into an electric-hybrid vehicle.
US Fed to slow stimulus effort
18 Dec 2013 9:34:14
The US Federal Reserve announces plans to slow its stimulus effort by $10bn (£6.1bn) a month in a sign that the central bank believes the world's biggest economy has strengthened.