Fox anchor sues over hamster toy
02 Sep 2015 7:00:00
Fox News anchor Harris Faulkner sues US toy company Hasbro for more than $5m over a toy hamster over a toy hamster that she says resembles her and shares her name..
Have we passed the peak era of globalisation?
02 Sep 2015 6:33:29
Is global trade in decline and what does it mean for inflation?
Starfish-killing robot ready to test
02 Sep 2015 5:38:29
An autonomous starfish-killing robot will be ready for field trials on the Great Barrier Reef this month, researchers say.
Jamie Bartlett: How the mysterious dark net is going mainstream
02 Sep 2015 5:19:37
There’s a parallel Internet you may not have run across yet -- accessed by a special browser and home to a freewheeling collection of sites for everything from anonymous activism to illicit activities. Jamie Bartlett reports from the dark net.
Brooks to return as Murdoch's UK boss
02 Sep 2015 4:12:51
Rebekah Brooks will return as chief executive of Rupert Murdoch's UK newspaper operations on Monday, News Corp has announced.
Why has Google changed its typeface?
02 Sep 2015 2:29:24
Why do businesses change their typeface?
Paper banknotes disappearing fast
02 Sep 2015 1:27:43
Anyone lucky enough to have a £50 note in their wallet and purse will soon find it is the only banknote made of paper.
Use of zero-hours contracts rises by 6%
02 Sep 2015 0:38:49
There has been a 6% rise in the use of zero hours contracts by UK businesses in the last year, data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) has shown.
WHSmith 'bug' spreads customer data
02 Sep 2015 0:21:14
Thousands of magazine subscribers with WHSmith have received emails containing the details of other customers owing to a processing "bug".
Argentina orders HSBC to replace boss
02 Sep 2015 9:45:48
Argentina's central bank has ordered HSBC to replace its chief executive in the country and accused it of failing to prevent tax evasion.
New ranges send Lego sales soaring
02 Sep 2015 9:31:50
New Jurassic World and Elves ranges help Lego post double-digit sales growth globally in the first half of the year.
Maths helps prepare for new diseases
02 Sep 2015 8:22:21
Researchers develop a mathematical model that can help determine the surveillance effort required to detect the arrival of costly invasive pathogens.
VIDEO: Wild forest lab studies immunity
02 Sep 2015 8:16:46
Patches of Kielder forest are being turned into a wild laboratories, to work out the environmental triggers for common diseases.
California judge allows Uber lawsuit
02 Sep 2015 6:54:25
A judge has allowed Uber drivers in California to take legal action to determine whether they are contractors or employees.
Asos founder Nick Robertson stands down
02 Sep 2015 6:41:01
Nick Robertson, the founder and chief executive of online fashion retailer Asos is to stand down after 15 years, the company has announced.
Australian growth unexpectedly slow
02 Sep 2015 1:53:16
Australia's GDP growth is slower than expected in the second quarter of the year as the economy struggled to gain momentum.
Asian shares continue their slide
02 Sep 2015 0:53:33
Asian markets head lower on Wednesday, following the lead from Wall Street where worries about China's growth also took their toll.
Changing life in the comfort zone
02 Sep 2015 0:14:06
From pipes and cigarettes to smartphones
VIDEO: The lawyer whose yacht is his office
02 Sep 2015 0:07:40
As part of the BBC's series on unusual workplaces, we talk to the New York lawyer whose yacht is now his office.
NHS staff offered Zumba to keep well
01 Sep 2015 3:44:54
NHS staff will be offered exercise classes in a bid to keep them fit and in work, NHS England's chief executive is set to announce.
VIDEO: Indonesians protest against job cuts
01 Sep 2015 3:38:39
Indonesians take to the streets to demonstrate against job cuts, low wages and rising food prices.
VIDEO: Cricket league for Singapore workers
01 Sep 2015 3:34:59
Singapore's migrant workers from India and Bangladesh launch a cricket league for their precious days off.
Enigma of the trees that resist wildfires
01 Sep 2015 9:40:47
Scientists reveal the secrets behind the trees that can resist wildfires.
Google updates main company logo
01 Sep 2015 7:19:30
Google has made a series of changes to the main logo it uses for its core services.
Climate event 'among strongest'
01 Sep 2015 7:10:42
This year's El Nino weather phenomenon could be one of the strongest on record according to the World Meteorological Organization.