House prices 'rise 3.9% in a year'
02 Aug 2013 6:11:27
UK house prices recorded their biggest annual increase for nearly three years in July - up 3.9%, the Nationwide building society says.
Australia unveils bank deposit levy
02 Aug 2013 4:28:19
Australia unveils a levy on some bank deposits for a stability fund aimed at safeguarding against a banking collapse.
Miners desecrated Aboriginal site
02 Aug 2013 4:02:40
A mining company is convicted and fined for desecrating an Aboriginal site in Australia, in the first court ruling of its kind.
VIDEO: Can cloud computing save money?
02 Aug 2013 2:37:04
Cloud computing is a growing industry, but can the technology bring down the costs of doing business for firms?
India eases retail investment rules
02 Aug 2013 2:20:01
India eases key rules on foreign direct investment in multi-brand retail in an attempt to attract investment from foreign firms and boost growth.
VIDEO: Google's Motorola launches Moto X
02 Aug 2013 1:15:01
Google-owned Motorola has unveiled a phone that is "always listening" for the owner's voice commands.
VIDEO: Kanebo apologises for skin damage
02 Aug 2013 0:29:03
Japanese cosmetics giant Kanebo has apologised after more than 4,000 customers across Asia complained of developing patches on their skin after using its skin lightening products.
How do you track a honey bee?
02 Aug 2013 0:05:24
A team of researchers uses radar to follow the flight of the honey bee
Ultrasound 'may stop kidney injury'
01 Aug 2013 3:58:03
Ultrasound treatments could be used to prevent a common kidney complication than can arise after surgery, researchers suggest.
Rise in violence 'linked to climate'
01 Aug 2013 3:34:57
Changes in climate are strongly linked to increases in violence around the world, a study by US scientists suggests.
VIDEO: Is exercise key to business success?
01 Aug 2013 3:22:16
Is exercise key to winning in business?
AUDIO: 'You never know what the future holds'
01 Aug 2013 3:18:34
What it means to BBC viewers and listeners
Glasgow starts 2014 Games run-in
01 Aug 2013 3:13:43
The Glasgow 2014 Games means business
VIDEO: Super-camera shows how light moves
01 Aug 2013 3:09:10
Scientists in the US have built a camera that can show light moving by taking pictures with an exposure time one billion times shorter than a normal camera.
Luxury companies fend off the future
01 Aug 2013 3:07:15
Are traditional ways of making things doomed to die out?
Financial struggles 'have worsened'
01 Aug 2013 3:01:43
More than half of UK adults are struggling to keep up with bills and debt repayments, a major survey of people's finances suggests.
China's corruption drive
01 Aug 2013 1:14:16
China's drive to end corruption takes effect
Trader liable in $1bn Goldman fraud
01 Aug 2013 0:41:58
A New York jury finds former Goldman Sachs trader Fabrice Tourre liable for fraud in a complex mortgage deal that cost investors $1bn.
New 'always listening' Google phone
01 Aug 2013 9:00:18
Motorola, owned by Google, has unveiled a new smartphone that is "always listening" for user commands.
Ice core clue to climate catastrophe
01 Aug 2013 8:52:22
New data from Greenland ice cores suggest North America may have suffered a large cosmic impact about 12,900 years ago.
Camping for a week resets body clock
01 Aug 2013 6:20:32
Sleeping under the stars can affect our circadian rhythms say scientists and restore our natural sleep patterns.
Exxon profits at lowest since 2010
01 Aug 2013 5:39:25
US oil giant Exxon Mobil reports its lowest quarterly profit in more than three years, as net income fell by 57% on the year before.
TED: Peter van Manen: How can Formula 1 racing help ... babies? - Peter van Manen (2013)
01 Aug 2013 5:07:45
During a Formula 1 race, a car sends hundreds of millions of data points to its garage for real-time analysis and feedback. So why not use this detailed and rigorous data system elsewhere, like ... at children’s hospitals? Peter van Manen tells us more.
AUDIO: O2's 4G 'won't work on iPhone 5'
01 Aug 2013 4:52:51
The chief executive of O2 Ronan Dunne explains the advantages of the 4G network.
Desert 'carbon farming' to curb CO2
01 Aug 2013 4:45:47
Researchers say that planting large amounts of trees in deserts could cheaply and effectively remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.