Animals carry '320,000 new viruses'
03 Sep 2013 1:01:07
There could be at least 320,000 viruses awaiting discovery that are circulating in animals, a study suggests.
Skin-eating fungus kills salamanders
03 Sep 2013 0:59:37
A deadly skin-eating fungus is threatening the fire salamander population in the Netherlands.
The great Cold War potato beetle battle
03 Sep 2013 0:30:43
The great Cold War battle of the insects
VIDEO: 'I have to support four households'
02 Sep 2013 3:16:12
As South African gold miners go on strike over pay, one worker talks about her struggle to make ends meet.
The digital innovators inspiring India
02 Sep 2013 3:01:17
Five pioneers of technological innovation
PPI dominates customer complaints
02 Sep 2013 3:01:07
Some 86% of all new complaints made to the UK's financial ombudsman in the first half of the year were about PPI mis-selling - a record high.
Tech to let a blind skater roam free
02 Sep 2013 3:00:54
The app helping a blind skater roam free
The darker side of entrepreneurs
02 Sep 2013 3:00:49
Why youthful rebellion might be a sign of business flair
UK entrepreneurs 'work fewest hours'
02 Sep 2013 3:00:36
Small business owners polled in the UK work fewer hours than their counterparts in the US, Germany, France, Netherlands or Spain, according to a survey.
Red Bull heir faces Thailand arrest
02 Sep 2013 2:45:57
Thai authorities will seek to arrest a grandson of Red Bull's co-creator, accused of killing a policeman, after he fails to appear in court.
VIDEO: Vodafone: 'Offer too good to refuse'
02 Sep 2013 1:00:18
The chief executive of Vodafone tells the BBC the offer to sell its 45% stake in Verizon Wireless to US telecoms group Verizon Communications "was in the interests of our shareholders to accept".
VIDEO: 'I will reinvest my shares'
02 Sep 2013 7:14:21
Vodafone shareholder Stan Grierson tells BBC News how he will reinvest his shares.
Fukushima crisis 'has not ended'
02 Sep 2013 7:02:03
The crisis at Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant "has not ended", the country's nuclear watchdog warns, saying the situation there is "unstable".
Vodafone confirms Verizon stake sale
02 Sep 2013 6:33:09
UK telecoms giant Vodafone confirms the sale of its 45% stake in US-based Verizon Wireless for $130bn (£84bn).
VIDEO: The tech boss giving away his bonus
02 Sep 2013 4:53:31
The chief executive of Chinese tech giant Lenovo - the world's biggest maker of personal computers -says he will share his bonus with his employees.
'Walkie-Talkie' skyscraper melts car
02 Sep 2013 4:49:35
A new London skyscraper dubbed the "Walkie Talkie" is blamed for reflecting light which melted parts of a car parked on a nearby street.
Strike ballot for postal workers
02 Sep 2013 3:50:19
The Communication Workers Union says postal workers are to vote on whether to strike over pay and issues linked to Royal Mail privatisation plans.
Badger cullers 'pleased at progress'
02 Sep 2013 3:49:55
Organisers of a badger cull in Somerset are "pleased with progress", the Environment Secretary says.
Yahoo ceases services in China
02 Sep 2013 2:01:33
Internet giant Yahoo closed its news and community services in China at the weekend, according to local media.
VIDEO: Empty homes: Letting agent's view
02 Sep 2013 0:48:38
A new scheme aimed at bringing some of England's 710,000 empty homes back into residential use has been launched. Letting agent Andrew Marshall showed the BBC a typical empty house in County Durham.
Funding scheme 'helping lending'
02 Sep 2013 0:41:53
Lending from banks taking part in the Funding for Lending scheme gathered pace in the second quarter of the year, the Bank of England says.
VIDEO: Who will replace Ben Bernanke?
02 Sep 2013 0:29:42
President Barack Obama has said he will decide in the coming weeks who will replace Chairman Ben Bernanke when his term ends in January.
AUDIO: Is Gareth Bale really worth £85m?
02 Sep 2013 0:26:25
Gareth Bale has become the world's most expensive footballer after Real Madrid paid Tottenham Hotspur £85m (100m euros) for the forward - but, asks Sport Editor David Bond, is he worth it?
UK manufacturing 'booming again'
02 Sep 2013 0:16:08
UK factories are "booming again", a survey of the manufacturing sector says, with output and new orders growing at their fastest rates since 1994.
TB origins traced back to humans
02 Sep 2013 0:05:57
The origins of human tuberculosis have been traced back to to hunter-gatherer groups in Africa 70,000 years ago, an international team of scientists say.