Train owl 'Lucky' returns to wild
01 Apr 2014 9:06:18
A tawny owl named Lucky after clinging to the front of a train for more than 300 miles is released back into the wild.
US manufacturing growth speeding up
01 Apr 2014 5:25:12
Growth in US manufacturing accelerates in March from the previous month, while the country's spending on construction also increases.
On March 17, 2014, a group of physicists announced a thrilling discovery: the “smoking gun” data for the idea of an inflationary universe, a clue to the Big Bang. For non-physicists, what does it mean? TED asked Allan Adams to briefly explain the results, in this improvised talk illustrated by Randall Munroe of xkcd.
Nesting storks may end 600-year wait
01 Apr 2014 3:38:12
A pair of white storks nesting on a chimney in Norfolk may be the first in the UK to breed from a traditional nest for nearly 600 years.
AUDIO: Minister on accessing flood grants
01 Apr 2014 2:23:54
Liberal Democrat MP and Floods Minister Dan Rogerson explains how flooding victims can access government grants.
Eurozone clears next Greece bailout
01 Apr 2014 2:15:32
Eurozone finance ministers meeting in Athens sign off the next 8.3bn euro instalment of Greece's bailout, amid high security on the capital's streets.
Nuts magazine could be closed
01 Apr 2014 0:55:56
The publisher of Nuts men's magazine announces it has entered into a 30-day consultation with staff about potentially closing the publication.
Elver migration aided by fishermen
01 Apr 2014 0:33:10
Conservationists move millions of elvers - young eels - upstream in an attempt to give them a better chance of survival.
FCA boss: 'Not our finest hour'
01 Apr 2014 0:29:06
The head of the city regulator, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), says its response to a leak of sensitive information last week will be investigated.
German unemployment falls in March
01 Apr 2014 9:37:36
German unemployment fell by more than expected in March as the economy was boosted by the mild winter weather.
VIDEO: GM boss to testify before Congress
01 Apr 2014 9:14:37
General Motors' chief executive Mary Barra is due to testify before the US Congress about the company's actions on faulty ignition switches.
Gazprom hikes Ukraine gas bill
01 Apr 2014 8:45:25
Gazprom raises energy prices for Ukraine citing the country's $1.7bn debt to the firm
FBI investigates high-speed trading
01 Apr 2014 8:34:49
The US Federal Bureau of Investigation opens up a probe into whether high-speed trading firms are engaged in insider trading.
Japan in long-awaited sales tax rise
01 Apr 2014 5:38:56
Japan raises sales tax for the first time in 17 years, in an attempt to rein in mounting public debt and tackle rising welfare costs.
Exxon shrugs off climate change risk
01 Apr 2014 5:18:05
Exxon Mobil, the US's largest oil and gas company, says in a new report that world climate policies are "highly unlikely" to stop it from producing and selling fossil fuels in the near future.
Lab cuts 'threat to human health'
01 Apr 2014 5:12:02
Cuts to animal health surveillance mean Britain is at a much greater risk of outbreaks of devastating diseases such as BSE, warn experts.
TED: Daffodil Hudson: Is this the cure for stage fright? - Daffodil Hudson (2014)
01 Apr 2014 4:00:57
While scientist Daffodil Hudson was preparing to give a TED Talk sharing her life's work on the genetic causes of stage fright, something quite unusual happened ...
China manufacturing remains weak
01 Apr 2014 3:15:37
Official data from the Chinese government show that manufacturing expanded slightly in March, but analysts say weakness remains in the world's second-largest economy.
Zuckerberg reaps $3.3bn through shares
01 Apr 2014 1:43:34
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg made $3.3bn on the sale of stock options in 2013, a new regulatory filing reveals.
OKCupid asks users to avoid Firefox
01 Apr 2014 1:18:31
Dating website OKCupid asks users to avoid browser Mozilla Firefox in response to new Firefox boss Brian Eich's previous opposition to gay marriage.
VIDEO: Keeping global web traffic safe
01 Apr 2014 1:02:37
Next time you stream a movie, or book a plane ticket, you may well have cloud platform firm Akamai to thank, as the BBC's Ali Moore discovers.
Cash flow king for small businesses
31 Mar 2014 3:16:08
The technologies helping small businesses keep the cash flowing
No joke: Real changes on 1 April
31 Mar 2014 3:10:29
The changes coming into effect on 1 April that may cost you more
VIDEO: Telepresence your way into work
31 Mar 2014 3:07:59
The BBC's Richard Taylor checks out a robot that can turn teleconferencing into a moving experience.
BT criticised over rural broadband
31 Mar 2014 3:05:41
A committee of MPs complains details of BT's planned rural broadband rollout are often insufficient making it hard for rivals to plan their own services.