Lost Beagle2 probe found on Mars
16 Jan 2015 0:00:15
High-resolution images taken from orbit identify the landing location of the lost Beagle2 probe, and it appears to be in one piece.
EC outlines Amazon tax concerns
16 Jan 2015 8:52:59
The European Commission says in a preliminary finding that online retailer Amazon's tax arrangements in Luxembourg probably constitute "state aid".
VIDEO: Stocks surge on India rate cut
16 Jan 2015 6:00:59
Stocks surged yesterday after the Reserve Bank of India surprised the market with a rate cut.
Japan leads most Asian shares down
16 Jan 2015 2:29:15
Shares in Japan led losses across most of Asia on Friday following US and European stocks, and as the yen gained strength against the dollar.
BP spill ruled smaller than feared
16 Jan 2015 2:13:47
BP faces a fine of up to $13.7bn (£9bn) after a US judge ruled that the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill was smaller than initially feared.
Google, Apple in settlement offer
16 Jan 2015 1:40:43
Four of the world's biggest tech giants - Apple, Google, Intel and Adobe - agree to a new settlement of $415m (£273.5m) in an attempt to resolve a class action lawsuit.
Unions holding oil and gas talks
16 Jan 2015 1:26:24
Union leaders and the offshore body Oil and Gas UK are to hold talks about the future of the industry in Aberdeen on Friday.
MPs question HS2 value for money
16 Jan 2015 0:54:34
MPs on the Public Accounts Committee say they are "sceptical" about whether the government's HS2 rail line will deliver value for money.
Food suppliers 'at risk of collapse'
16 Jan 2015 0:03:56
More than 100 food suppliers could be forced out of business as supermarkets cut prices in an effort to keep their customers, according to a new report.
Drones taking off as prices plummet
16 Jan 2015 0:03:20
Prices Plummeting, Drones Start To Take Off
Uniqlo hits couple of tennis winners
16 Jan 2015 0:03:13
How fashion chain Uniqlo netted two global tennis stars
VIDEO: Tesco urged to 'get out of town'
15 Jan 2015 1:08:02
A council urges Tesco to sell land it owns in a Kent town after it pulled out of building a supermarket with restaurants and more than 200 flats.
Highest bird migration tracked
15 Jan 2015 9:02:59
The mystery of the highest bird migration - the flight of bar-headed geese over the Himalayas - has finally been solved by scientists.
Google calls end to Glass experiment
15 Jan 2015 8:00:12
Google ends sales of its Glass eyewear saying it wants to concentrate on developing future versions of the wearable device.
US bank giants miss profit forecasts
15 Jan 2015 6:11:05
Bank of America and Citigroup miss analysts' profit forecasts as both Wall Street giants struggle to restructure.
TED: Robert Muggah: How to protect fast-growing cities from failing - Robert Muggah (2014)
15 Jan 2015 5:56:51
Worldwide, violence is on the decline, but in the crowded cities of the global south — cities like Aleppo, Bamako and Caracas — violence is actually accelerating, fueled by the drug trade, mass unemployment and civil unrest. Security researcher Robert Muggah turns our attention toward these “fragile cities,” super-fast-growing places where infrastructure is weak and government often ineffective. He shows us the four big risks we face, and offers a way to change course.
Target to close all 133 Canada stores
15 Jan 2015 5:28:43
The US discount retailer Target is to shut all of its 133 stores in Canada two years after launching there.
Poor left behind, archbishops warn
15 Jan 2015 4:58:27
The Archbishops of Canterbury and York call for a rethink of the way poverty is addressed in the UK, and urge a greater take-up of the living wage.
Firm in court bid over Spurs stadium
15 Jan 2015 3:57:13
A business standing in the way of Tottenham Hotspur's £400m stadium redevelopment plans launches a High Court battle to stay put.
RBS admits mis-selling business loans
15 Jan 2015 3:16:43
Royal Bank of Scotland admits it has mis-sold loans to small business customers under the Enterprise Finance Guarantee scheme.
BT faces tough new broadband tests
15 Jan 2015 2:52:20
Regulator Ofcom will regularly assess whether BT's wholesale and retail prices for broadband are fair, it says.
Global conflicts top Davos agenda
15 Jan 2015 2:46:34
The risks posed by global conflicts will be at the top of the agenda when politicians and industry leaders meet in Switzerland next week.
Relief extended for poor with debts
15 Jan 2015 2:40:20
Hundreds more people considered to be "too poor to go bankrupt" will be able to use a system of personal insolvency.
Xiaomi takes aim at iPhone 6 Plus
15 Jan 2015 1:32:16
Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi unveils two large phablets, comparing them directly with Apple's iPhone 6 Plus.
VIDEO: Australia renewable investment drops
15 Jan 2015 1:08:58
Australia has recorded its lowest investment in renewable energy since 2009.