Are lightning deaths increasing?
14 Mar 2014 8:05:17
Are deaths from lightning increasing?
GM recall 'linked' to 303 deaths
14 Mar 2014 6:51:01
Research links faulty airbags in two of the six models recalled by GM to 303 deaths, but the carmaker calls the report's findings "speculation".
VIDEO: Hugh’s Review: What’s in the Budget Box?
14 Mar 2014 6:18:25
BBC chief economics correspondent Hugh Pym looks at what might feature in the impending Budget.
AUDIO: Charity: MPs must act now on age
14 Mar 2014 4:56:50
Politicians need to act now in order to improve life for older people in the future, a charity has claimed.
TED: Carin Bondar: The birds and the bees are just the beginning - Carin Bondar (2013)
14 Mar 2014 4:48:52
Think you know a thing or two about sex? Think again. In this fascinating talk, biologist Carin Bondar lays out the surprising science behind how animals get it on.
VIDEO: Energy bills are 'still confusing'
14 Mar 2014 4:01:35
New pricing rules that are supposed to make it easier to find a cheaper energy supplier are still confusing, according to the consumer group, Which?
BT investigated over email data
14 Mar 2014 3:26:41
BT is being investigated by the UK's data authority following whistleblower claims the company "exposed user credentials en masse".
Co-op takeover deals 'destructive'
14 Mar 2014 2:44:13
Lord Myner's review of the Co-operative Group has found it spent too much time on takeover deals that proved "breathtakingly value-destructive."
Morrisons suffers payroll data theft
14 Mar 2014 2:39:09
The company says staff data, including bank account details, have been published on the internet
VIDEO: Kenyans hope for new oil wealth
14 Mar 2014 1:43:23
The residents of Kenya's north-western Turkana region are hoping the discovery of oil and gas will bring prosperity to the area.
UBS traders tried to rig key rate
14 Mar 2014 1:35:46
Traders at Swiss bank UBS made around 100 attempts to rig Hong Kong's interbank lending market, financial regulators have said.
Stolen bank cards highest since 2006
14 Mar 2014 1:18:02
Consumers are being warned about a series of bank card scams, after fraud from stolen cards rose to its highest level in eight years, says the UK Cards Association
More stem cell 'discovery' doubts
14 Mar 2014 1:13:25
A Japanese investigation into a supposedly groundbreaking stem cell study has discovered "inappropriate handling" of the data.
VIDEO: Energy UK: 'Switching is dead easy'
14 Mar 2014 0:50:19
The body representing energy companies has claimed that switching is "dead easy" following criticism that new simplified energy tariffs are still too confusing.
Hoeness resigns as Bayern president
14 Mar 2014 0:32:04
Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeness is to resign in the wake of his conviction for tax evasion, which he will not appeal against.
Wetherspoon profits rise to £36m
14 Mar 2014 8:13:17
JD Wetherspoon, one of the UK's largest pub chains, has said its pre-tax profits rose 3% in the first half of its financial year to £36m.
China's CITIC shares suspended
14 Mar 2014 7:08:53
Shares in China's CITIC were suspended after 7% decline on reports that the Chinese central bank is clamping down on mobile phone payment systems.
UK astronaut's mission needs a name
14 Mar 2014 6:54:05
The European Space Agency asks people to choose a name for British astronaut Major Tim Peake's next mission.
Tory grandees warn over 40p tax rate
14 Mar 2014 4:32:34
Former Conservative Chancellors Lord Lawson and Lord Lamont warn too many people are paying the 40p tax rate and urge George Osborne to act.
VIDEO: '40% will end up basic tax rate'
14 Mar 2014 3:23:58
Former Conservative Chancellor Lord Lamont says the threshold at which tax is paid at 40% needs to be raised or it will eventually become the basic rate of tax.
VIDEO: Panasonic's Chinese smog premium
14 Mar 2014 2:58:36
As Japanese electronics firm Panasonic offers staff moving to China a payment to help cope with the country's notorious smog, Theo Leggett examines if more firms will follow.
UK scientists call for new GM trials
14 Mar 2014 0:43:41
There should be more UK field trials and fewer EU restrictions on genetically modified (GM) crops, a report commissioned by the prime minister says.
Energy bills 'still confusing'
14 Mar 2014 0:40:42
New simplified energy bills brought in by the regulator Ofgem are still too confusing, says the consumer group Which?
VIDEO: All eyes on India inflation data
14 Mar 2014 0:28:04
With national elections in India just weeks away, economic issues are moving centre stage and the latest inflation data will be closely-watched.
Call for 'urgent' outsourcing reform
14 Mar 2014 0:08:57
The chairwoman of the Public Accounts Committee Margaret Hodge calls on the government to "urgently get its house in order" after outsourcing scandals.