Why India struggles with luxury brands
31 Aug 2015 3:14:12
Why India struggles with luxury brands
VIDEO: Hipsters flock to treehouse office
31 Aug 2015 3:11:42
BBC News looks at an eco-friendly treehouse office that has opened in Hoxton, east London, designed for freelance workers.
Netflix drops thousands of films in US
31 Aug 2015 2:29:12
Streaming service pins future on exclusives and originals as it lets deal with movie distributor lapse, meaning the removal of thousands of titles.
Seabirds 'blighted by plastic waste'
31 Aug 2015 1:55:58
Unless something is done to stem the flow of waste to the oceans, virtually every seabird will be ingesting plastic debris by 2050, say scientists.
When a slump hits a vast iron ore mine
31 Aug 2015 9:01:57
Life in a vast iron ore mine hitting hard times
VIDEO: Working in an iron ore mine
31 Aug 2015 8:56:46
Australia's iron ore industry is facing a slump after decades of success fuelled by demand from China.
When and how did the universe begin? A global group of astronomers wants to answer that question by peering as far back in time as a large new telescope will let us see. Wendy Freedman headed the creation of the Giant Magellan Telescope, under construction in South America; at TEDGlobal in Rio, she shares a bold vision of the discoveries about our universe that the GMT could make possible.
US stock markets head south again
31 Aug 2015 4:08:41
US stocks dip in early trading, reflecting continuing concerns about the Chinese economy and uncertainty over US interest rates.
India's economic growth slows to 7%
31 Aug 2015 2:54:49
India's economy grew at an annual rate of 7% between April and June, lower than expected, official figures show.
Ashley Madison site 'still growing'
31 Aug 2015 2:20:01
Ashley Madison says "hundreds of thousands" of new members are joining despite an enormous data leak after hackers targeted the website.
Low oil price hits Rosneft profit
31 Aug 2015 1:42:29
Russian oil giant Rosneft reports a sharp drop in profits due to lower oil prices.
VIDEO: Slow-melting ice cream developed
31 Aug 2015 0:37:03
Scientists develop a way to make ice cream smoother and less likely to melt so quickly on a hot summer day.
NatWest Bank hit by new IT glitch
31 Aug 2015 0:02:55
NatWest Bank is experiencing some problems with its online banking system, meaning customers cannot access web services.
What the US economy really needs next
31 Aug 2015 8:16:04
The US catches a cold?
VIDEO: Can India continue to outstrip China?
31 Aug 2015 7:44:18
Indian growth has already outstripped China's for two quarters, but can it maintain that pace of development?
Major gas field given green light
31 Aug 2015 7:33:39
Production on the largest new oil and gas field to have been discovered in the North Sea for a decade is approved.
Faslane deals 'to secure 6,700 jobs'
31 Aug 2015 4:33:11
Chancellor George Osborne announces more than £500m of contracts for the Royal Navy's submarine base at Faslane, securing 6,700 jobs.
Chinese shares lead Asia lower
31 Aug 2015 1:58:58
Chinese shares are lower on fears of further market volatility and ahead of economic data expected to point to a further economic slowdown.
VIDEO: Incontinence lingerie on NZ catwalk
31 Aug 2015 1:09:35
An unusual show at New Zealand's fashion week - one showing off a new type of lingerie that can be used for incontinence.
Do weird workplaces work better?
30 Aug 2015 3:46:04
The people who work in quirky spots
A hair-raising way to start make money
30 Aug 2015 3:02:15
The hair-raising way one entrepreneur first made money
VIDEO: Neurologist Oliver Sacks dies aged 82
30 Aug 2015 2:37:56
Neurologist and author Oliver Sacks dies of cancer aged 82
China punishes 197 over stock 'rumours'
30 Aug 2015 8:19:18
Chinese authorities punish 197 people for spreading rumours online about the recent stock market crash and fatal explosions in Tianjin.
VW and Suzuki settle four-year dispute
30 Aug 2015 7:25:38
The International Chamber of Commerce rules that VW should sell its stake in Suzuki, ending a four-year dispute between over their failed partnership.
Pluto probe's next target chosen
30 Aug 2015 6:09:15
Nasa's New Horizons spacecraft has a new target to aim for following its historic flyby of Pluto.