Air pollution reaches high levels
02 Apr 2014 6:38:04
Air pollution reaches "high levels" in parts of rural south-east England, Defra confirms.
'Love drug' increases group lying
02 Apr 2014 6:18:26
Members of a group are more likely to lie after they inhale the "love hormone" oxytocin, a study finds.
Paul Simon chain in administration
02 Apr 2014 5:45:12
Home furnishings retailer Paul Simon has gone into administration after the recent floods hit sales at its stores.
TED: Bill and Melinda Gates: Why giving away our wealth has been the most satisfying thing we've done... - Bill Gates / Melinda Gates (2014)
02 Apr 2014 4:58:38
In 1993, Bill and Melinda Gates—then engaged—took a walk on a beach in Zanzibar, and made a bold decision on how they would make sure that their wealth from Microsoft went back into society. In a conversation with Chris Anderson, the couple talks about their work at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, as well as about their marriage, their children, their failures and the satisfaction of giving most of their wealth away.
Yorkshire's cutting edge technology
02 Apr 2014 4:39:30
How South Yorkshire is at the centre of future technologies
Germany approves first minimum wage
02 Apr 2014 3:59:36
German Chancellor Angela Merkel approves the country's first minimum wage, at 8.50 euros an hour, to start in 2015.
Sentinel satellites promise data explosion
02 Apr 2014 3:57:02
New satellite fleet to keep a constant watch on Earth.
Five low-tech ways to cope with air pollution
02 Apr 2014 3:28:32
Five low-tech ways to cope with air pollution
M&S planning overseas expansion
02 Apr 2014 3:03:59
Marks and Spencer announces plans to open 250 stores abroad and increase international profits by 40% over the next three years.
Bad weather hits FirstGroup earnings
02 Apr 2014 3:01:51
Transport giant FirstGroup says it will deliver earnings growth this year, despite some US services taking a hit from severe weather.
Pollution to spread across England
02 Apr 2014 2:24:47
Health warnings have been issued by the government as pollution spreading across England is forecast to hit high levels.
Thousands soon able to boost pension
02 Apr 2014 2:23:38
Hundreds of thousands of people over the age of 61 will be able to get higher pensions by topping up their payments, it is announced.
UK Coal seeks cash to avoid collapse
02 Apr 2014 2:15:44
The UK's largest coal producer, UK Coal, needs cash "within weeks" to save 2,000 jobs and avoid collapse, the BBC has learned.
US Navy tests robot fire-fighters
02 Apr 2014 2:00:22
A humanoid fire-fighting robot is to be tested by the US Navy as the latest move towards a more robotic military.
Barcelona given transfer ban by Fifa
02 Apr 2014 1:48:44
Spanish champions Barcelona are given a 14-month transfer ban for breaking rules on signing international players under 18.
VIDEO: Amazon to reveal TV streaming device
02 Apr 2014 1:28:29
The Internet retail giant Amazon is set to reveal a video-streaming device, putting it in the same competitive field as Apple TV and Google's Chromecast.
New Spurs stadium 'ready for 2017'
02 Apr 2014 0:45:18
Tottenham Hotspur say it is "feasible" they will move into their new 58,000-capacity stadium in 2017.
Missing vulture found on island
02 Apr 2014 0:00:58
A vulture that went missing from a bird of prey centre in central Scotland is found 100 miles away on the island of Islay.
Cyprus banks stabilising, says IMF
02 Apr 2014 0:00:55
Cyprus is seeing signs of stabilisation in its banking sector following a 10bn-euro bailout, the IMF says, but rising unemployment and bad loans are a challenge.
VIDEO: Disaster declared after Chile quake
02 Apr 2014 9:18:10
Chile declares three northern regions hit by a 8.2 magnitude earthquake to be disaster areas, with at least five people left dead.
Images from space may aid shark work
02 Apr 2014 8:57:01
Satellite imagery of microscopic life in the seas around Scotland could boost understanding about the world's second largest fish, a new report suggests.
Chelsea & Vitesse links investigated
02 Apr 2014 8:51:02
The Dutch Football Federation has launched an inquiry into the ownership of Vitesse Arnhem and their links with Chelsea.
VIDEO: Why are pollution levels so high?
02 Apr 2014 8:08:49
BBC Weather's Carol Kirkwood explains why pollution levels are so high.
Asos sales rise 34% on customer gain
02 Apr 2014 7:28:09
Online fashion retailer Asos says sales rose as it added more customers, but profit fell as the firm spent money on logistics, computers and its China start-up.
House price rises show 'moderation'
02 Apr 2014 6:03:03
House price growth showed "tentative signs of moderation" in March with a 0.4% monthly rise, Nationwide says.