GSK hails Ebola vaccine breakthrough
26 Nov 2014 2:00:03
Sir Andrew Witty says "tantalising" prospect of viable vaccine becoming available next year
Commission to urge Scottish tax power
26 Nov 2014 0:53:04
The commission on devolving powers to the Scottish Parliament is to recommend full control over income tax rates and bands, the BBC understands.
VIDEO: Should payday loan ads air before 9pm?
26 Nov 2014 0:37:13
Payday loan advertising could be banned before the 9pm watershed after the government is asked to review the timings of the adverts.
Can Barbie conquer China?
26 Nov 2014 0:22:52
Can the doll make it in China?
Google told to expand right to forget
26 Nov 2014 7:47:43
EU data privacy regulators say Google must apply the right to have search results removed to its .com site as well as its European versions.
Thailand's elections could be delayed until 2016
26 Nov 2014 7:37:28
In an exclusive interview, Thailand's Finance Minister Sommai Phasee says that democratic elections could be delayed and not occur for another 18 months.
TED: Pico Iyer: The art of stillness - Pico Iyer (2014)
26 Nov 2014 6:00:32
The place that travel writer Pico Iyer would most like to go? Nowhere. In a counterintuitive and lyrical meditation, Iyer takes a look at the incredible insight that comes with taking time for stillness. In our world of constant movement and distraction, he teases out strategies we all can use to take back a few minutes out of every day, or a few days out of every season. It’s the talk for anyone who feels overwhelmed by the demands for our world.
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".