Dolphins 'saved' by distress call
03 Feb 2013 6:07:31
The distress call of a young dolphin is used to lure to safety a large pod of the animals in danger of being stranded off Western Australia.
Iraqi mobile firm raises $1.3bn
03 Feb 2013 5:47:48
The Iraqi mobile phone operator Asiacell raises $1.3bn (£828m) on the Iraq stock market, doubling the value of the companies listed there.
Ofgem wants 'rogue' broker powers
03 Feb 2013 2:49:13
Energy regulator Ofgem asks the government for powers to tackle the mis-selling of energy deals to businesses by what it calls rogue brokers.
Mars rover hammers down into rock
03 Feb 2013 1:05:40
The US space agency's Curiosity Mars rover uses its drill for the first time, hammering down briefly into a flat slab of rock on the floor of Gale Crater.
VIDEO: Blair warns of 'huge' EU problem
03 Feb 2013 0:59:42
David Cameron's promise of a referendum on the UK's future membership of the European Union could create problems, Tony Blair has warned.
Big 9lb breakfast boosts business
03 Feb 2013 8:45:16
The "Kidz Breakfast", described as being the weight of a small child, remains the talk of a Norfolk seaside town.
Thailand's whiskey tycoon branches out
03 Feb 2013 4:48:57
A portrait of Thailand's booze magnate and his global ambitions
Small shop closures are 'progress'
03 Feb 2013 4:38:28
Former Tesco boss Sir Terry Leahy tells the BBC that the rise of supermarkets and closure of small shops is "part of progress".
Prize to honour scientist Higgs
03 Feb 2013 0:43:18
A physics prize for school students is to be launched in honour of world-renowned Scottish scientist Prof Peter Higgs.
VIDEO: Corner shops get a makeover
03 Feb 2013 0:12:10
New rules on food hygiene and the appearance of shops have led to the closure of many grocery shops in Abu Dhabi.
VIDEO: Will Algeria attack deter investors?
03 Feb 2013 0:08:07
Oil and gas account for 70% of Algeria's budget so will the attack on the In Amenas plant have a long term impact on the country's economy?
VIDEO: Your Money: Taking on a second job
02 Feb 2013 5:48:13
In this week's Your Money, Ramzan Karmali has been looking at how many people are earning extra cash, by working a second job from home.
VIDEO: Why is Southampton Polish 'magnet'?
02 Feb 2013 4:48:12
Around one hundred different foreign languages are spoken by those living in England and Wales, according to the latest census results, and Polish is the most widely spoken.
Fraud reporting change criticised
02 Feb 2013 3:49:22
Victims of fraud across the UK will be told to contact a Home Office agency Action Fraud rather than their local force from 1 April.
VIDEO: Hadrian's Wall being 'worn away'
02 Feb 2013 2:19:46
The Hadrian's Wall Trust is warning that parts of the World Heritage site are being worn away by poor weather and the number of visitors it attracts.
VIDEO: Councils want job-creation role
02 Feb 2013 2:13:13
Attempts to cut youth unemployment in England are being hampered by excessive bureaucracy and central government control, council leaders have claimed.
Government warned over youth jobs
02 Feb 2013 2:13:09
Attempts to cut youth unemployment in England are being hampered by excessive bureaucracy and central government control, council leaders say.
Twitter is latest hacking victim
02 Feb 2013 1:03:54
A quarter of a million Twitter users have had their accounts hacked in the latest of a string of high-profile internet security breaches.
RBS must meet Libor fines - Osborne
02 Feb 2013 4:06:42
Any fines by US authorities on Royal Bank of Scotland over the Libor scandal should be met by bankers not taxpayers, the Chancellor insists.
VIDEO: Rajoy to address hidden accounts claim
02 Feb 2013 2:37:09
The Spanish prime minister is to address the media on Saturday, following allegations that he and other members of his party received unofficial payments.
No married tax break in Budget
02 Feb 2013 2:12:59
The government will not introduce a tax break for married couples in next month's Budget, it emerges.
GM spuds withdrawn in EU
02 Feb 2013 1:03:44
What next after BASF backs off GM potatoes in Europe?
Do you have the write stuff?
02 Feb 2013 1:02:55
Why authors are increasingly turning to self-publishing
In Pictures: Hedgehog health survey
02 Feb 2013 0:25:23
Images of Britain's declining hedgehog population
Should the UK ditch the penny like Canada?
02 Feb 2013 0:21:36
Should the UK dispense with its lowest value coin?