Air India 'worm sandwich' probe
15 Oct 2013 4:52:10
Air India is to launch an investigation after a passenger allegedly found worms in his mid-flight sandwich, a company spokesman tells the BBC.
Estimate doubled for vCJD carriers
15 Oct 2013 4:52:08
Twice as many Britons as previously thought could be carrying the human form of "mad cow" disease, variant CJD
Haribo boss Hans Riegel dies at 90
15 Oct 2013 4:49:27
The boss of German gummi bear maker Haribo, Hans Riegel, dies aged 90.
Business deal that cuts both ways
15 Oct 2013 4:36:25
Who wins after George Osborne's trade visit to China?
VIDEO: Burberry boss Ahrendts to join Apple
15 Oct 2013 4:30:07
Burberry's chief executive is to leave the company next year to join technology giant Apple.
Barclays' Sants off work for stress
15 Oct 2013 4:02:06
Barclays' head of compliance, former Financial Services Authority boss Sir Hector Sants, is to take time off after suffering from stress and exhaustion.
VIDEO: Royal Mail boss: 'A wonderful moment'
15 Oct 2013 3:05:06
Royal Mail chief executive Moya Greene says it is "the proudest moment" of her career, following the privatisation of the "wonderful institution".
Citizen science is the new black
15 Oct 2013 2:55:29
Are citizen science projects advancing our knowledge?
Citigroup profits in slight fall
15 Oct 2013 2:51:42
US bank Citigroup sees profits for the third quarter fall from the previous three months as trading slows.
English 'beat French to frogs legs'
15 Oct 2013 2:15:49
A major archaeological dig unearths evidence of frogs legs being eaten in Britain, some 8,000 years before France, organisers say.
VIDEO: 'Frantic talks' over US debt deal
15 Oct 2013 2:01:41
The US Senate is nearing a deal to raise the federal debt ceiling, but Republicans in the lower house have yet to agree.
Profile: Angela Ahrendts
15 Oct 2013 2:00:19
The American credited with rescuing Burberry
VIDEO: House price boom: what happens next?
15 Oct 2013 1:54:20
As the latest figures show average house prices in the UK reaching record levels, the BBC's Hugh Pym explains why the levels differ so widely and considers where the trend may go from here.
VIDEO: RMB 'will be as familiar as dollar'
15 Oct 2013 1:52:09
Chancellor George Osborne says he expects the Chinese currency, the RMB, to become almost as familiar as the US dollar in his lifetime in the UK.
Eurostar sees summer revenue boost
15 Oct 2013 1:38:42
Eurostar reports an increase in sales revenues and number of passengers during the summer as the UK economy recovers.
Kobo halts self-publishing after row
15 Oct 2013 0:33:23
E-book seller Kobo suspends all self-published books from its UK store after the discovery of abuse-themed titles on sale.
Germany delays CO2 limits for cars
15 Oct 2013 0:31:53
Germany persuades the EU to delay introducing new limits on CO2 emissions from cars - and angers environmentalists.
VIDEO: Inflation: Why are wages lagging?
15 Oct 2013 0:29:30
As UK inflation remains at 2.7%, BBC Breakfast asks why wages are not increasing at the same rate.
3D printing 'entering the metal age'
15 Oct 2013 0:22:31
The European Space Agency has unveiled plans to "take 3D printing into the metal age" by building parts for jets, spacecraft and fusion power plants.
Alitalia shareholders back rescue
15 Oct 2013 0:10:25
Shareholders in Alitalia back moves to issue new shares worth 300m euros as part of plans to save the struggling airline from bankruptcy.
VIDEO: Irish austerity creates youth exodus
15 Oct 2013 9:48:07
The Irish government is set to unveil yet another round of spending cuts raising concern that the news will force more young people to flee the country
AUDIO: Citizen science 'harnesses power of public'
15 Oct 2013 9:40:06
The Today programme's science correspondent Tom Feilden examines citizen science - the trend for involving amateurs in research projects - and asks whether it is real science or just good PR.
UK inflation rate unchanged at 2.7%
15 Oct 2013 8:52:28
UK inflation measured by the consumer prices index (CPI) was 2.7% in September, unchanged from August, official figures show.
UK house prices hit record level
15 Oct 2013 8:47:23
UK house prices have hit a record level, according to the Office of National Statistics (ONS).
Edinburgh panda 'no longer pregnant'
15 Oct 2013 8:39:15
Edinburgh Zoo says its female giant panda, Tian Tian, is no longer expecting a cub.