AirAsia India gets approval to fly
08 May 2014 1:25:54
AirAsia India, a budget airline set up by one of Asia's biggest low-cost carriers AirAsia and India's Tata Group, wins approval to start operations.
Families 'battle with problem debt'
08 May 2014 0:46:25
Nearly 2.5 million children are living in families struggling with "problem debt", a report by the Children's Society and StepChange charity says.
Vets restore Sam the lemur's sight
08 May 2014 0:31:50
Surgeons work for two hours to remove cataracts from primate's eyes
Black Death skeletons yield secrets
07 May 2014 3:46:41
The Black Death led to big gains in health for future generations, according to an analysis of skeletons interred in London cemeteries.
'Electric noise disorientates birds'
07 May 2014 3:27:31
Are electrical devices disrupting bird migration?
UK 'second best education in Europe'
07 May 2014 3:25:32
Which country has the best education system?
Lords: Fracking 'national priority'
07 May 2014 3:22:03
Regulated fracking should be an "urgent national priority", a group of Lords has said, but green campaigners say the UK must embrace renewables.
'House prices rise as supply slows'
07 May 2014 3:13:41
A shortage of homes coming onto the market will lead to house price rises with values expected to grow for a year, according to surveyors.
Paralysed person 'to walk' at World Cup
07 May 2014 3:03:39
A person with paralysis has kicked a football using a revolutionary robotic suit due to be used at the Fifa World Cup opening ceremony this summer.
The ski resort praying for snow
07 May 2014 3:02:54
The Californian ski resort that has closed for two years
Rising carbon curbs crop nutrition
07 May 2014 3:01:19
Rising levels of CO2 around the world will significantly impact the nutrient content of crops according to a new study.
VIDEO: Co-op Group's board 'dysfunctional'
07 May 2014 2:47:32
The Co-operative Group should adopt a much smaller board and focus on being profitable in order to survive, according to a major review of the 150-year-old organisation.
Rosetta comet-hunter narrows the gap
07 May 2014 0:04:34
Europe's Rosetta comet-chasing spacecraft begins the process of zeroing in on its icy quarry by initiating the first of 10 thruster firings.
Real Madrid 'most valuable' club
07 May 2014 9:16:31
Real Madrid has emerged as the most valuable football club in the world, according to research by Forbes.
Expedition to study at-risk whales
07 May 2014 7:51:58
A research project will study Scotland's only known population of killer whales in a bid to find out more about the endangered animals.
Hatched eggs spark barn owl hopes
07 May 2014 7:17:49
Two out of six barn owl eggs laid in a nest box in North Yorkshire have hatched sparking hopes of a population recovery.
Universe evolution recreated in lab
07 May 2014 7:00:50
An international team of researchers has created the most complete visual simulation yet of how our Universe evolved.
Yellen says US economy on the mend
07 May 2014 6:19:08
In testimony in front of Congress, Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen says the US economy is recovering after a brutal winter but adds the Fed remains prepared to act if it falters.
Virus prompts new pig blood rules
07 May 2014 5:58:40
The EU Commission has agreed new rules to limit the spread of a deadly disease that has killed millions of piglets in the US.
VIDEO: Drone technology used in aircraft checks
07 May 2014 5:55:49
Drone technology is helping engineers to carry out safety checks on aircraft.
VIDEO: Alibaba eyes US share sale
07 May 2014 5:43:01
Chinese internet giant Alibaba has filed documents for a public share sale in the US, which is widely expected to be one of the biggest in history.
Barclays to announce big job cuts
07 May 2014 5:30:18
Barclays is expected to announce as many as 15,000 job cuts in its strategy announcement due on Thursday, according to BBC business editor Kamal Ahmed.
TED: Stanley McChrystal: The military case for sharing knowledge - Stanley McChrystal (2014)
07 May 2014 5:01:59
When General Stanley McChrystal started fighting al Qaeda in 2003, information and secrets were the lifeblood of his operations. But as the unconventional battle waged on, he began to think that the culture of keeping important information classified was misguided and actually counterproductive. In a short but powerful talk McChrystal makes the case for actively sharing knowledge.
Air polluted 'in majority of cities'
07 May 2014 4:47:06
Air pollution in many cities around the world is breaching the World Health Organization's guidelines, a report suggests.
Barclays to announce hefty job cuts
07 May 2014 4:11:41
Barclays is expected to announce as many as 15,000 job cuts in its strategy announcement due on Thursday, according to BBC Business editor Kamal Ahmed.