What's it like to live in a smart city?
23 Sep 2013 7:25:52
What's it like to live in a town of the future?
Euro stronger after Merkel win
23 Sep 2013 6:54:12
The single currency gained against the dollar after a strong showing for German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Sunday's election.
VIDEO: Tesco to launch tablet computer
23 Sep 2013 6:26:44
Tesco is set to officially unveil its own-brand tablet computer on Monday.
VIDEO: Bank levy for childcare plan
23 Sep 2013 5:48:26
Labour will announce plans to fund free childcare for working parents of three and four year olds.
'Huge challenge' of decommissioning
23 Sep 2013 5:29:59
Cleaning up vast amounts of nuclear waste at Sellafield plant
China manufacturing growth speeds up
23 Sep 2013 2:23:25
China's manufacturing activity picked up speed in September, an initial survey by HSBC shows, adding to signs of a rebound in its economy.
Five key questions facing the IPCC
23 Sep 2013 1:10:26
Five critical questions facing the IPCC
Pause 'central' to climate report
23 Sep 2013 0:53:42
A 15-year slow down in temperature increases is said to be at the heart of a key report on climate change.
VIDEO: Attracting roubles to Singapore
23 Sep 2013 0:36:58
Michael Tay, the man behind the Russia-Singapore Business Forum, tells Sharanjit Leyl about his work and what will dominate the agenda as this year's forum.
VIDEO: Swapping white collar for blue
23 Sep 2013 0:25:50
Taiwan is seeing an increasing number of white collar workers switching to blue collar jobs, as Cindy Sui reports.
Factory workers locked in on shifts
23 Sep 2013 0:24:16
BBC finds Bangladeshi workers locked in on 19-hour shifts
VIDEO: The human cost of cheap clothes
23 Sep 2013 0:21:38
A BBC investigation has found factory workers in Bangladesh are working 19-hour shifts in dangerous conditions to make clothes for Western high streets.
A Greek way of getting dinner
22 Sep 2013 3:40:30
The traditional way of getting dinner is buy food and cook it, or to go to a restaurant. But what if someone in a nearby street has cooked more than they need?
Scientists map UK ash tree genome
22 Sep 2013 3:33:07
Scientists have mapped the genome of the native ash tree, in research to find a way to protect woodlands from a deadly fungus.
VIDEO: Climate change report in 90 seconds
22 Sep 2013 3:16:59
The BBC's Victoria Gill explains why the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report really matters, in just 90 seconds.
Building societies 'are healthy'
22 Sep 2013 3:05:09
Building Societies are "well placed" to benefit from an economic recovery, and are showing "healthy" profits, says the accountancy firm KPMG.
Could you be in business with your ex-partner?
22 Sep 2013 3:01:12
Could you run a firm with your ex-husband or wife?
Payday lenders: 'We are not sharks'
22 Sep 2013 3:01:01
Behind the scenes at a payday lender
Balls asks OBR to check his 'sums'
22 Sep 2013 1:35:46
Shadow chancellor Ed Balls wants to draft in the Office for Budget Responsibility to scrutinise Labour's election manifesto.
Universal flu vaccine 'blueprint'
22 Sep 2013 7:00:16
Scientists say they have made a significant leap towards creating a vaccine that would protect against every form of flu.
Greece resumes talks with creditors
22 Sep 2013 5:00:42
Lenders resume talks with the Greek government to determine whether the twice bailed-out economy will get its latest instalment of cash.
Labour 'to demand more apprentices'
22 Sep 2013 8:00:51
Large companies will have to train a new apprentice for each skilled worker they hire from outside the EU, under Labour plans.
Rising food costs 'causing stress'
22 Sep 2013 0:24:46
Food prices are a source of stress to four-in-10 shoppers, and almost a third are struggling to feed their families, consumer group Which? says.
VIDEO: Marking 60 years of Laura Ashley
21 Sep 2013 0:51:51
A special exhibition to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Laura Ashley clothing brand opens on Saturday.
VIDEO: Hugh's review: House prices
21 Sep 2013 9:38:17
The past week has seen figures suggesting that UK house prices rose at their fastest rate in August since June 2010.