Train firms start legal action
08 Mar 2013 0:02:32
Four rail firms start legal proceedings after the government cancelled the Great Western rail franchise contest and then refused to pay compensation.
VIDEO: Aussie bets on Singapore backpackers
07 Mar 2013 3:43:06
Australian Malcolm Davies discusses his experiences opening a hostel and bar for backpackers in Singapore.
VIDEO: UN imposes new N Korea sanctions
07 Mar 2013 3:38:54
The United Nations Security Council imposes further sanctions on North Korea, after Pyongyang carries out its third nuclear test.
US banks 'could survive a downturn'
07 Mar 2013 2:51:50
US banks have enough capital to withstand a severe economic downturn, the Federal Reserve says, as 17 out of 18 banks pass its annual stress tests.
Antarctic lake yields 'new life'
07 Mar 2013 1:51:45
Russian scientists say they have found a new type of bacterial life form in water from a buried Antarctic lake.
Facebook gives itself a facelift
07 Mar 2013 8:56:22
Facebook redesigns its site to offer a less cluttered news feed that increases the size of adverts and other posts.
Fun and games 'can save the planet'
07 Mar 2013 7:24:55
A project will assess whether playing games can help increase people's interest in environmental issues, such as climate change.
VIDEO: Ancient camel fossils found in Arctic
07 Mar 2013 7:12:39
A Canadian scientist has discovered bone fragments which confirm that the ancestors of modern camels once roamed the country's Arctic region.
VIDEO: Ed Balls: Cameron's plan has failed
07 Mar 2013 6:30:17
Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls urges David Cameron to reconsider his approach to the economy after the Prime Minister warned changing course would plunge the UK "back into the abyss".
TED: Kakenya Ntaiya: A girl who demanded school - Kakenya Ntaiya (2012)
07 Mar 2013 6:02:27
Kakenya Ntaiya made a deal with her father: She would undergo the traditional Maasai rite of passage of female circumcision if he would let her go to high school. Ntaiya tells the fearless story of continuing on to college, and of working with her village elders to build a school for girls in her community. It’s the educational journey of one that altered the destiny of 125 young women. (Filmed at TEDxMidAtlantic.)
Putting the Bang! into business
07 Mar 2013 5:53:22
How Tanzania's first lifestyle magazine took off
US trade deficit widens in January
07 Mar 2013 5:49:54
The gap between the value of US imports and exports widened in January, while the number of initial claims for unemployment benefits fell last week, official figures show.
VIDEO: Cameron: 'Economic plan is working'
07 Mar 2013 5:45:53
Prime Minister David Cameron has said there are signs that the government's economic policies are beginning to work.
Canadian glaciers face 'big losses'
07 Mar 2013 5:34:22
Canadian Arctic Archipelago glaciers could lose up to 20% of their volume if warming projections hold true, according to a new study.
VIDEO: Sugar brands former winner 'serial liar'
07 Mar 2013 5:29:05
Lord Alan Sugar has condemned what he called a "claim culture", as he accused a winner of his TV show The Apprentice of taking him to a tribunal "to extract money".
Samsung loses Apple case in UK
07 Mar 2013 5:20:33
South Korean phone-maker Samsung loses another patent fight against rival Apple, in the UK High Court.
QPR's wage bill and debts soar
07 Mar 2013 4:40:13
Queens Park Rangers says its wage bill and debts jumped during the club's first year back in the Premier League.
ECB keeps rates unchanged at 0.75%
07 Mar 2013 3:42:47
The European Central Bank (ECB) has decided to keep eurozone interest rates unchanged at 0.75% for the eighth month in a row.
BoE rejects more economic stimulus
07 Mar 2013 3:28:21
The Bank of England's rate-setting committee has kept interest rates at 0.5% and rejected calls to inject more stimulus into the economy.
What is driving the stock market rally?
07 Mar 2013 3:27:49
What is driving the global stock market rally?
VIDEO: 'Why deer cull must go ahead'
07 Mar 2013 3:26:52
New figures suggest Britain's deer population is getting out of control. Most scientists and environmentalists agree a cull is necessary if habitats are to be sustained in a manageable way.
Graduate pay gap - women paid less
07 Mar 2013 3:07:47
Female graduates are still likely to earn thousands of pounds less than men, according to a new report.
Polar bear vote defeated at meeting
07 Mar 2013 2:52:15
A proposal by the US to ban cross-border trade in polar bears and their parts was defeated on Thursday at an international meeting.
Shoe firm puts branches up for sale
07 Mar 2013 2:44:40
A Dundee shoe chain puts its Scottish branches up for sale after falling victim to the economic hardships of the high street.
VIDEO: John Lewis staff cheer 17% bonus
07 Mar 2013 2:37:50
Department store group John Lewis has unveiled a 17% bonus for staff after reporting a rise in profits.