VIDEO: Unsafe Christmas toys seized at Dover
26 Nov 2014 5:55:10
Thousands of dangerous and counterfeit goods have been prevented from entering the UK after they were seized by Kent County Council Trading Standards from a huge consignment entering Dover Docks.
Meters overcharge 1.5m gas customers
26 Nov 2014 5:49:36
About 1.5 million gas customers with pre-payment meters have been overcharged because their meters are faulty, the industry has admitted.
AUDIO: Horned dinosaur species identified
26 Nov 2014 4:27:46
A new species of horned dinosaur has been identified from fossils held in a Canadian museum for 75 years.
VIDEO: Royal Mail universal service at risk
26 Nov 2014 4:21:11
Royal Mail boss Moya Greene has told MPs that there is a genuine threat to the continuation of the firm's "universal service" and has accused her company's competitors of "cherry picking" the most profitable business
UK team's data bonanza from comet
26 Nov 2014 3:46:50
UK researchers obtain "rich" data from the Philae lander just before its power died.
Opec split over oil output cuts
26 Nov 2014 3:45:02
Saudi Arabia suggests it will not push for output cuts to help push up oil prices, as Opec oil producers prepare for Thursday's meeting in Vienna.
Germany backs female directors quota
26 Nov 2014 3:10:55
Top German companies are told to ensure that 30% of supervisory board positions are held by women from 2016 under a law agreed late on Tuesday.
Watson to sell Nobel Prize for DNA
26 Nov 2014 3:01:50
James Watson is to sell the Nobel Prize medal he won for the discovery of the structure of DNA.
Kim Dotcom declares he is 'broke'
26 Nov 2014 2:53:01
The founder of the seized file-sharing site Megaupload, Kim Dotcom, says he is out of funds after spending $10m on a legal battle.
Banks sued in metal price-fixing case
26 Nov 2014 2:22:01
Goldman Sachs and HSBC are amongst four platinum and palladium dealers to be sued in New York for allegedly fixing the price of the metals.
UK business spending in surprise fall
26 Nov 2014 1:01:53
Business investment in the UK fell unexpectedly in the third quarter of the year, official figures show, although consumer spending remained strong.
From city life to country life
26 Nov 2014 0:56:49
Why young professionals in Taiwan are getting out of the city
VIDEO: Vlogger Chyaz on new ad rules
26 Nov 2014 0:52:44
Video bloggers or 'vloggers', as they're called, are being issued with new guidance by the Advertising Standards Authority, which says they have to make it clear if they are promoting products for money.
Universal postal service 'at risk'
26 Nov 2014 0:51:47
Royal Mail boss Moya Greene tells MPs that there is a genuine threat to the continuation of the firm's "universal service".
Shakespeare Folio found in France
26 Nov 2014 0:15:44
A rare Shakespeare First Folio, regarded as the most important book in English literature, is discovered in a small French town.
Mining shares pull FTSE higher
26 Nov 2014 0:06:43
Mining shares help to pull the FTSE 100 higher, but shares in Thomas Cook plunge after its chief executive announces a shock departure.
Juncker reveals giant EU jobs plan
26 Nov 2014 9:53:56
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker gives details of a €315bn (£250bn; $393bn) investment plan to kick-start Europe's economy.
Thomas Cook chief in shock departure
26 Nov 2014 7:44:20
Thomas Cook chief executive, Harriet Green, has resigned saying her work at the travel firm "is complete".
Hearts could exit Tynecastle - Budge
26 Nov 2014 6:24:05
Owner Ann Budge says leaving Tynecastle Stadium could be the most cost-effective long-term solution for Hearts.
Come clean on adverts, vloggers told
26 Nov 2014 3:47:41
Video bloggers are being told they need to be completely clear about when they are being paid to promote products.
Degree apprenticeships launched
26 Nov 2014 3:11:13
Young people will be able to gain a full honours degree while earning a wage and paying no fees, under a new scheme.
Museum fossils are new dino species
26 Nov 2014 2:47:16
A new species of horned dinosaur is identified from fossils held in a Canadian museum for 75 years.
VIDEO: Taiwan's city dwellers go to farming
26 Nov 2014 2:22:42
Taiwan's focus on developing high-tech and manufacturing industries saw many people migrate from its farms to its cities. Now, there is a reversal.
VIDEO: Sony cyber attack leaves questions
26 Nov 2014 2:10:10
Sony Pictures, the movie distribution arm of the Japanese consumer electronics giant, has been the target of a cyber attack. But there are few details.
Asia shares mixed despite US growth
26 Nov 2014 2:03:07
Asian shares traded mixed on Wednesday despite data showing that the US economy grew faster than forecast in the third quarter.