Pharma industry faces radical change
07 Nov 2014 0:01:55
Why the pharma industry is no longer fit for purpose
EU ministers back Greek credit
06 Nov 2014 3:31:25
Eurozone ministers move towards agreeing a new credit line for Greece as it prepares to exit its bailout at the end of the year.
US retailer lost 53m emails in hack
06 Nov 2014 3:14:28
US retail giant Home Depot says hackers stole 53 million email addresses earlier this year, in addition to millions of payment-card details.
Bank of America sets aside $400m
06 Nov 2014 2:43:53
Bank of America sets aside $400m due to rising litigation costs associated with a probe into currency rigging at the bank.
Brussels protest ends in clashes
06 Nov 2014 0:55:46
Belgian police use tear gas and water cannon against anti-austerity protesters in Brussels after a 100,000-strong march by workers.
First Europeans 'weathered Ice Age'
06 Nov 2014 0:05:08
The genetic ancestry of the earliest Europeans survived the last Ice Age, DNA analysis suggests.
Half of stars are 'outside galaxies'
06 Nov 2014 0:02:39
A new study of the universe's background light suggests that as many as half its stars might be hidden in the space between galaxies.
ECB publishes Irish bailout letters
06 Nov 2014 9:23:57
The European Central Bank has published correspondence with the Irish government in which it called for Dublin to seek a bail-out
TED: Alejandro Aravena: My architectural philosophy? Bring the community into the process - Alejandro Aravena (2014)
06 Nov 2014 5:51:08
When asked to build housing for 100 families in Chile ten years ago, Alejandro Aravena looked to an unusual inspiration: the wisdom of favelas and slums. Rather than building a large building with small units, he built flexible half-homes that each family could expand on. It was a complex problem, but with a simple solution — one that he arrived at by working with the families themselves. With a chalkboard and beautiful images of his designs, Aravena walks us through three projects where clever rethinking led to beautiful design with great benefit.
Mystery over monster cosmic cloud
06 Nov 2014 5:12:00
Observations of a cosmic confrontation between a huge gas cloud and the black hole at the centre of our galaxy have sparked a debate among astronomers.
VIDEO: Why have oil prices been so volatile?
06 Nov 2014 4:08:05
The BBC looks at why the price of oil has been so volatile recently.
VIDEO: UK 'most energy-secure nation in EU'
06 Nov 2014 3:58:47
Britain will remain the most energy-secure country in the European Union, says Ed Davey
VIDEO: Why Netto is back in the UK
06 Nov 2014 3:40:29
Discount supermarket Netto is back trading in the UK after opening its first store under a partnership with Sainsbury's.
EU to press Luxembourg on tax breaks
06 Nov 2014 3:34:18
The EU Commission says it wants information from Luxembourg over alleged tax breaks offered to more than 300 global companies.
ECB keeps interest rates unchanged
06 Nov 2014 3:27:06
The European Central Bank keeps its benchmark interest rate unchanged at the record low of 0.05%.
Oil and Gas Authority head named
06 Nov 2014 3:11:19
The man who will head the government's new Aberdeen-based oil and gas industry regulator is named.
Student loans review refused
06 Nov 2014 2:58:09
The government has refused to hold an urgent review of the student finance system despite a call from MPs.
UK interest rates kept on hold again
06 Nov 2014 2:49:27
Bank of England keeps interest rates at 0.5%, where they have been held since March 2009.
'Crash for cash incidents at record'
06 Nov 2014 2:40:42
"Crash for cash" insurance scams have continued to rise to a record level, according to one of the UK's biggest motor insurers.
Whale makes a big splash off Skye
06 Nov 2014 2:19:01
A fisherman captures images on his mobile phone of a humpback whale breaching in the sea off the Isle of Skye.
Planet formation captured in photo
06 Nov 2014 2:03:57
The Alma radio telescope has snapped the clearest ever image of planets forming around a very young star.
Germany hit by 'longest rail strike'
06 Nov 2014 2:00:31
A four-day rail strike, billed as the longest in German history, hits passenger trains and threatens to disrupt celebrations marking the 1989 fall of the Berlin Wall.
Bird of prey poisoner sentenced
06 Nov 2014 1:57:55
A gamekeeper convicted of "the worst case of bird of prey poisoning" recorded in England, according to the RSPB, is given a suspended sentence.
VIDEO: Mobile phone recycling in Ivory Coast
06 Nov 2014 1:27:15
As everyone rushes to get the newest phones with the latest gizmos, the BBC's Tamasin Ford finds out what happens to all the old ones.
Russia opens oil price-fixing probe
06 Nov 2014 1:11:26
Russian state inspectors open an inquiry into major Russian oil firms suspected of market rigging to push up petrol prices nationally.