Virgin to invest £3bn in broadband
13 Feb 2015 7:51:34
Virgin Media announces what it calls the biggest investment in broadband infrastructure in the UK for more than a decade.
HSBC whistleblower's email surfaces
13 Feb 2015 7:35:58
Whistleblower Herve Falciani says he feels vindicated after his email to HMRC offering details of bank account holders in Switzerland is uncovered by Le Monde newspaper.
Labour to extend bank bonus clawback
13 Feb 2015 6:06:09
Bankers guilty of misconduct would have to pay back bonuses received up to 10 years ago, under banking reforms outlined by the Labour Party.
The ghost Tesco stores
13 Feb 2015 5:31:09
The void left when a town loses its supermarket
'I'm close to a one-way ticket to Mars'
13 Feb 2015 5:27:26
Why this 24-year-old wants a one-way trip
VIDEO: Indian firms push for missed calls
13 Feb 2015 2:39:46
Companies in India are creating a new kind of customer relations by asking potential customers to call them and hang up.
Conservation concern for UK insects
13 Feb 2015 2:31:30
More than 30 British insect species have been classified as in danger of extinction, due to pollution and habitat loss.
Asia shares mixed with eye on Greece
13 Feb 2015 2:10:56
Asian markets traded mixed on Friday as investors kept a close eye on developments in Europe and hopes for a deal with Greece.
Adding up the cost of childbirth
13 Feb 2015 1:54:44
How much do women around the world pay to give birth?
VIDEO: Growing US inequality - in 90 seconds
13 Feb 2015 0:28:17
Inequality in the United States has been noticeable since the 2008 recession, but the income gap has been growing for decades.
US 'at risk of mega-drought future'
13 Feb 2015 0:18:53
The American Southwest and Central Plains could be on course for super-droughts the like of which they have not witnessed in over a 1,000 years, new research finds.
Cyber-cops tackle online fraudsters
13 Feb 2015 0:06:31
The law enforcers tackling online fraudsters
Inside the Germans' debt psyche
13 Feb 2015 0:06:25
Inside the German psyche
Xiaomi to open online US store
12 Feb 2015 3:00:38
Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi announces it will open an online US store but will not sell its phones, instead offering lesser known products such as headphones and a fitness tracker.
VIDEO: HSBC whistleblower on tax evasion data
12 Feb 2015 2:42:35
The BBC has seen correspondence sent to the British tax authorities back in 2008 which gave details of HSBC account holders in Switzerland.
Zynga shares plunge on loss
12 Feb 2015 2:26:16
Shares in Farmville-maker Zynga plunge over 10% after the company reports widening losses as it struggles to continue to attract users to its games.
France wins Egypt combat jet deal
12 Feb 2015 0:51:32
France confirms a deal to sell 24 Rafale combat jets and other military equipment to Egypt in a deal worth 5bn euros.
Cricket World Cup to deliver rewards
12 Feb 2015 9:52:04
Australia hopes to win wickets and profits
Plastic heading for oceans quantified
12 Feb 2015 9:38:42
About eight million tonnes of plastic waste find their way into the world's oceans each year, a new scientific assessment suggests.
Scientist: 'Try to contact aliens'
12 Feb 2015 9:38:13
Scientists at a US meeting have said it is now time to actively try to contact intelligent life on other worlds.
Greek 'compromise' possible - Merkel
12 Feb 2015 8:51:03
Germany's Chancellor Merkel says a compromise is possible, amid a stand-off with Greece over the terms of its bailout.
Dogs 'can spot happy human faces'
12 Feb 2015 8:01:29
Dogs can tell the difference between happy and angry human facial expressions, a study suggests.
Total outlines cuts and asset sales
12 Feb 2015 7:01:30
Paris-based energy giant Total is planning major cuts and asset sales in response to the fall in the oil price.
Npower worst for customer complaints
12 Feb 2015 6:27:28
More than a quarter of all Npower domestic customers complained to the company last year, according to figures from the energy regulator Ofgem.
Kenneth Shinozuka: My simple invention, designed to keep my grandfather safe
12 Feb 2015 6:00:20
60% of people with dementia wander off, an issue that can prove hugely stressful for both patients and caregivers. In this charming talk, hear how teen inventor Kenneth Shinozuka came up with a novel solution to help his night-wandering grandfather and the aunt who looks after him ... and how he hopes to help others with Alzheimer's.