Philippines sees economy pick up
28 Aug 2014 6:31:10
The Philippine economy grew faster than expected in the three months to June, expanding by 6.4% from a year earlier.
AUDIO: How much should an ebook cost?
28 Aug 2014 6:18:40
The US online retailer Amazon and French publisher Hachette are arguing over the cost of ebooks to those buying the products for their tablets and machines.
Rare antelope births 'fantastic'
28 Aug 2014 5:24:05
The birth of a pair of rare bongo antelopes in captivity is "fantastic news" for the "critically endangered" species, say conservationists.
Pro-independence firms hit back
28 Aug 2014 5:07:51
An open letter signed by more than 200 business figures says the case for independence “has been made”.
VIDEO: Qantas still facing strong headwinds
28 Aug 2014 3:18:00
As Qantas announces its biggest ever financial loss for the year ending in June, concern is mounting over whether it will need further foreign investment to keep airborne.
TV white space could be a lifesaver
28 Aug 2014 1:21:53
Could unused TV signal improve rural broadband?
Qantas reports its biggest loss ever
27 Aug 2014 3:58:56
Australia's national flag carrier Qantas reports a net loss of A$2.8bn for the year ending in June - its biggest ever financial loss.
PM: UK 'supports million Scots jobs'
27 Aug 2014 3:55:08
The prime minister is to tell business leaders that the UK is "an economy of opportunity" which supports one million Scottish jobs.
VIDEO: Litter bug mountaineers 'must recycle'
27 Aug 2014 3:01:55
Over the decades tonnes of disposed tents, spent oxygen cylinders and bottles have been left behind on Mount Everest by people trying to scale it. Now authorities are urging them to bring the waste back down with them to recycle it.
Row over polish to detect 'rape drug'
27 Aug 2014 3:00:24
Rape-prevention tool draws online backlash from anti-rape advocates
VIDEO: Is independence good or bad for business?
27 Aug 2014 1:30:01
Kamal Ahmed reports on whether businesses think a split from the UK would be good or bad for business.
Memories 'flipped' from bad to good
27 Aug 2014 9:09:02
Neuroscientists artificially turn a mouse's fearful memory into a positive one, and vice versa.
France's jobless total rises again
27 Aug 2014 8:11:57
The number of people looking for work in France rises 0.8% in July, confirming a trend of high unemployment and slow growth.
Georgian wines toast EU sales boost
27 Aug 2014 8:05:33
Why Georgia's winemakers hope to boost EU sales
Can Qantas fix its financial troubles?
27 Aug 2014 7:53:22
Can Qantas fix its financial troubles?
HP recalls million of power cords
27 Aug 2014 7:27:45
HP is asking the owners of more than six million power cables to send back the cords to avoid the risk of being burnt by the kit.
McDonald's in Moscow court appeal
27 Aug 2014 6:17:54
McDonald's says it will appeal against a court ruling in Moscow ordering the closure for 90 days of four of its Russian outlets.
TED: Meera Vijayann: Find your voice against gender violence - Meera Vijayann (2014)
27 Aug 2014 5:19:40
This talk begins with a personal story of sexual violence that may be difficult to listen to. But that’s the point, says citizen journalist Meera Vijayann: Speaking out on tough, taboo topics is the spark for change. Vijayann uses digital media to speak honestly about her experience of gender violence in her home country of India -- and calls on others to speak out too.
Alibaba profits up ahead of flotation
27 Aug 2014 5:13:35
Profits at Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba have nearly tripled, latest filings reveal, ahead of the firm's planned US stock market debut later this year.
Germany to fight 'benefit tourism'
27 Aug 2014 4:50:44
The German government announced proposals to tackle alleged abuses of the benefits system by migrants from elsewhere in the European Union.
Stores 'must improve disabled access'
27 Aug 2014 4:01:37
Retailers are missing out on income from spending by disabled people owing to a lack of accessibility at stores, the government says.
Zara's 'Holocaust uniform' and other clothing errors
27 Aug 2014 3:56:39
Clothes firm sorry over 'Holocaust T-shirt'
Supermarket growth 'at 10-year low'
27 Aug 2014 3:53:43
Low inflation in the price of groceries has led to growth in supermarket sales hitting a 10-year low, according to research firm Kantar Worldpanel.
Woman finds 3ft wasp nest on bed
27 Aug 2014 3:44:00
A pest controller takes on the "biggest job of his career" when he is called to deal with a nest of more than 5,000 wasps.
Star Trek X Prize finalists named
27 Aug 2014 3:31:12
Ten groups have been chosen as finalists in a $10m (£6m) competition to develop a real-life "tricorder" - the medical scanner used in Star Trek.