Oslo’s rapid growth redefines Nordic identity
16 Jan 2014 3:27:45
Oslo's giant makeover redefines Nordic identity
VIDEO: Malaysia PM in social media backlash
16 Jan 2014 3:06:29
Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak has been widely criticised on social media for his recent comments on rising food prices.
Secrets of the speedy elephant shrew
16 Jan 2014 2:56:51
Secrets of the speedy elephant shrew
VIDEO: Is Hong Kong facing a property crash?
16 Jan 2014 2:39:40
Authorities in Hong Kong are trying to cool the property market. The BBC's chief business correspondent Linda Yueh examines whether the measures are working.
Satellite will 'chase' tropical storms
16 Jan 2014 2:30:26
The satellite that will track tropical storms on the move
Birds' V formation mystery 'solved'
16 Jan 2014 2:25:28
Scientists say they have solved the mystery of why birds fly in a V formation, by tracking critically endangered birds that were being trained to migrate.
Yahoo chief operating officer leaves
16 Jan 2014 2:20:04
Yahoo chief operating officer Henrique de Castro unexpectedly departs just over a year after he was brought in to turn its advertising business around.
Gene therapy saves man from blindness
16 Jan 2014 1:55:41
Surgeons in Oxford improve the vision of six patients who would otherwise have become blind using a gene therapy technique.
Comedians 'have psychotic traits’
16 Jan 2014 1:52:41
Comedians, like many other creative types, have personality types linked with psychosis, researchers claim.
Trade deal may weaken shark fin ban
16 Jan 2014 1:34:10
A new free trade agreement involving the US and Pacific nations could water down a global ban on removing the fins from sharks.
Retailer JC Penney to cut 2,000 jobs
16 Jan 2014 0:46:05
US retailer JC Penney says it plans to cut 2,000 jobs and close 33 stores as part of a cost-cutting exercise aimed at restoring profitability.
VIDEO: Hybrid tablet 'switches seamlessly'
16 Jan 2014 0:04:21
Taiwanese consumer electronics firm Asus is releasing an Intel-based computer which seamlessly switches between Android and Windows at the press of a button. Richard Taylor reports.
Home sales 'highest for six years'
15 Jan 2014 3:56:39
The number of UK homes sold per surveyor has more than doubled since the depth of the housing market downturn, a survey suggests.
Older women mind their own business
15 Jan 2014 3:40:26
Why older women are setting up business in the US
No return for India's street typists
15 Jan 2014 3:33:44
India's street typists lose out to the computer
VIDEO: India's street typists dying out
15 Jan 2014 3:28:49
Ajay Kumar Nayak talks about being a typist outside Calcutta's high court.
VIDEO: Twin polar bears born in Munich
15 Jan 2014 2:19:31
Twin polar bears, born at a Munich Zoo, have been caught on camera for the first time since their birth.
IMF head warns of deflation risks
15 Jan 2014 0:30:48
The head of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde, says deflation could undermine global economic recovery.
Southampton chairman Cortese resigns
15 Jan 2014 9:50:52
Southampton chairman Nicola Cortese resigns, with owner Katharina Liebherr installing herself as his replacement.
VIDEO: Birds' V formation finally explained
15 Jan 2014 9:40:12
Lead researcher Steven Portugal explains new findings that reveal why birds fly in a V formation.
Labour wants bank competition probe
15 Jan 2014 9:07:41
A Labour government would tell regulators to investigate whether there is adequate competition between High Street banks, the BBC understands.
Pull fossil funds - UN climate chief
15 Jan 2014 8:34:57
Investors must think seriously about selling their shares in fossil fuel backed funds and putting their money in green assets, the UN's climate chief says.
Apple to refund $32.5m to parents
15 Jan 2014 8:18:42
Apple will pay at least $32.5m (£19.9m) in refunds to parents whose children made in-app purchases without their consent.
First minister's rugby talks offer
15 Jan 2014 8:16:26
First Minister Carwyn Jones says he is prepared to talk in private to all the parties in the row which has cast Welsh rugby into crisis.
Hearts chiefs agree to pay cuts
15 Jan 2014 7:04:34
Two Hearts officials agree wage cuts in the latest attempt to keep the club afloat until they exit administration.