Parties clash over tax allowance
05 Apr 2015 2:19:06
Conservative Chancellor George Osborne and Lib Dem minister David Laws both claim credit for increasing the personal tax allowance.
Osborne hails pension 'revolution'
05 Apr 2015 2:17:09
Major changes to UK pension rules come into force on Easter Monday, in what Chancellor George Osborne calls a 'revolution'.
What next for the Large Hadron Collider?
05 Apr 2015 9:24:49
The LHC sets its sights on a new kind of physics
VIDEO: 'Shared leave worked better for us'
05 Apr 2015 8:41:40
As new rights come into effect, Chris and Amanda McDonald speak to BBC Breakfast about their experiences sharing leave following the birth of their son.
Hadron collider restart underway
05 Apr 2015 8:38:49
The long-awaited restart of the Large Hadron Collider is underway after a two-year rebuild, with scientists hoping it will provide answers to fundamental questions about the universe.
Shared parental leave takes effect
04 Apr 2015 3:54:26
New rights to allow parents to share maternity and paternity leave as they themselves decide following a birth or adoption come into effect.
Shared parental leave explained
04 Apr 2015 3:35:43
The new shared parental leave rules explained
VIDEO: Cern prepares for new experiments
04 Apr 2015 1:30:32
David Shukman visits the Large Hadron Collider to see the final preparations and look at what the next stage of experiments might discover.
Tesco wins £1.50 milk compensation
04 Apr 2015 1:44:59
Supermarket giant Tesco wins £1.50 compensation from a customer who spilt a bottle of milk in one of its stores.
Poaching the creature that's more valuable than gold
04 Apr 2015 0:42:49
The deadly battle for the animal more valuable than gold
Bill Gates: The next outbreak? We’re not ready
03 Apr 2015 4:58:45
In 2014, the world avoided a horrific global outbreak of Ebola, thanks to thousands of selfless health workers -- plus, frankly, thanks to some very good luck. In hindsight, we know what we should have done better. So, now's the time, Bill Gates suggests, to put all our good ideas into practice, from scenario planning to vaccine research to health worker training. As he says, "There's no need to panic ... but we need to get going."
VIDEO: India's female electronics guru
03 Apr 2015 4:00:40
Founder and chief executive of Vu Technologies Devita Saraf talks about the Indian market and being a woman in a male-dominated industry.
VIDEO: Africa's lucrative 'funny business'
03 Apr 2015 3:56:04
Why making people laugh in Africa has become very profitable.
OnLive gaming service to switch off
03 Apr 2015 3:03:56
Video game streaming pioneer OnLive is to close after five years following the sale of several of its patents to Sony.
VIDEO: Crowdfunding boosts biotech industry
03 Apr 2015 0:42:41
Biotechnology start-up companies are increasingly turning to crowdfunding in order to find investors for their business.
VIDEO: Want to build your own home?
03 Apr 2015 8:44:41
With UK house prices still increasing rapidly, more people are self building their own homes in order to get on the property ladder.
VIDEO: Battle to protect rhinos in SA
03 Apr 2015 8:25:37
A record number of rhinos were slaughtered for their horns in South Africa last year, and fears are growing for the survival of the species in the wild.
VIDEO: Chocolate Easter eggs go ethical
03 Apr 2015 2:37:35
Hunting for chocolate Easter eggs has been a challenge for the ethical shopper but new EU laws make it easier for such customers.
VIDEO: North Korea's capitalist streak
03 Apr 2015 2:34:39
North Korea, one of the most unlikely capitalist countries in the world, has a surprising number of modern businesses.
Asian shares up in holiday trade
03 Apr 2015 2:21:16
Asian shares headed higher in quiet trade with some of the region's major markets closed for the Good Friday holidays.
Chrysler to pay $149m for crash death
03 Apr 2015 1:03:21
A US jury has awarded £101m ($150m) to the family of a four-year-old boy that died in a crash involving a Jeep Grand Cherokee in 2012.
Star's birth glimpsed 'in real time'
03 Apr 2015 0:37:12
Astronomers witness a key stage in the birth of a very heavy star, using two radio telescope views of the process taken 18 years apart.
Rabbit and hare population mapped
03 Apr 2015 0:08:29
Biologists are calling on the public to report sightings of rabbits and hares as part of a conservation effort.
House prices 'boosted' near Waitrose
02 Apr 2015 3:06:57
Having a Waitrose near where you live - as every middle-class person knows - increases the value of your home, claims Lloyds Bank.
Death of the hidden Easter egg?
02 Apr 2015 3:00:15
The end of the hidden Easter Egg?