Insect clues crack murder probes
15 May 2012 3:37:39
The maggot expert who is being called in by murder police
Cutting pollution 'helps hearts'
15 May 2012 3:31:35
Cutting air pollution has an instant impact on heart health, experts believe, after reviewing studies of the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
'Royal' diamond sells for $9.7m
15 May 2012 3:12:21
A 35-carat diamond passed among Europe's royalty for four centuries, the Beau Sancy, sells for twice its reserve at auction in Switzerland.
Chemicals 'damage male fertility'
15 May 2012 3:06:22
A study by Scottish researchers suggests chemicals routinely found in the environment could be damaging male fertility.
Power behind the phone: Imagination Technologies
15 May 2012 3:01:29
The tech firm putting the smart into smartphone
How hard is it to get a 95% mortgage?
15 May 2012 3:00:52
How hard is it to get one nowadays?
My Business: Taking to the skies in Ukraine
15 May 2012 3:00:44
Running an aerial tour business above Kiev
Manufacturers 'need more support'
15 May 2012 3:00:24
UK manufacturers want the government to offer more support rather than "empty rhetoric", a new survey by business advisers BDO says.
EU agrees strict new bank rules
15 May 2012 0:30:58
The European Union agrees strict new rules for banks, intended to make them safer and eliminate the need for future bailouts.
JPMorgan's Dimon wins pay backing
15 May 2012 6:23:08
The head of JPMorgan Chase, the biggest US bank, is backed by shareholders days after it revealed a $2bn (£1.2bn) trading blunder.
Reading takeover still 'ongoing'
15 May 2012 6:14:08
Russian tycoon Anton Zingarevich's takeover of Reading is still not completed, two months after the original target date.
IPL suspends 'corrupt' players
15 May 2012 6:09:53
India's cricket authorities suspend five IPL players who are being investigated for corruption after a sting by undercover TV reporters.
Greece pays bond swap hold-outs
15 May 2012 5:48:41
Greece agrees to pay off some of the investors who rejected its bond swap earlier this year.
Ministers end contract with A4e
15 May 2012 5:03:15
The government terminates a contract with welfare-to-work company A4e after deciding that continuing would be "too great a risk".
TED: Jean-Baptiste Michel: The mathematics of history - Jean-Baptiste Michel (2012)
15 May 2012 5:00:09
What can mathematics say about history? According to TED Fellow Jean-Baptiste Michel, quite a lot. From changes to language to the deadliness of wars, he shows how digitized history is just starting to reveal deep underlying patterns.
Viruses used to power tiny device
15 May 2012 4:33:36
Scientists in the US have developed a way to generate electricity using viruses.
US April retail sales in slowdown
15 May 2012 4:29:28
US retail sales barely grew in April, rising 0.1% compared with a gain of 0.7% the month before, while consumer prices stayed unchanged.
New Greece poll due as talks fail
15 May 2012 4:24:33
Debt-stricken Greece is set to go to the polls again after parties failed to agree on a new government, says Socialist leader Evangelos Venizelos.
Paralysed man moves hand after op
15 May 2012 4:06:16
A paralysed man has regained limited use of his hand after pioneering surgery to bypass damage to his spinal cord.
VIDEO: Eurozone economy avoids recession
15 May 2012 3:22:21
The eurozone has narrowly avoided returning to recession after recording zero growth in the first three months of the year, figures have shown.
'Forced labour' in food industry
15 May 2012 2:39:28
Report claims exploitation at the bottom of the UK labour market for food industry's migrant workers.
Iceland refunds to councils rise
15 May 2012 2:28:52
More than half of the money lost by UK councils following the collapse of Icelandic banks has now been recovered.
VIDEO: 'Made in the UK'
15 May 2012 2:20:32
Rising costs in the Far East mean that an increasing number of businesses are considering moving production back to the UK.
Channel 4 loses £42.3m in 2011
15 May 2012 2:02:49
TV station Channel 4 loses £42.3m in 2011 although the 4Channels group, of which it is part, increases its profits.
India to cut Iran oil imports 11%
15 May 2012 2:01:55
India says it will cut imports of Iranian oil by 11% in the current financial year as it continues to face pressure from the US.