Strong growth in UK manufacturing
09 May 2014 0:31:36
UK manufacturing output grew by 1.4% in the first quarter, official figures show, the fastest quarterly growth rate since 1999.
VIDEO: Floatels: Hotels for the open sea
09 May 2014 0:20:03
How do you build a floating hotel that can withstand 100ft waves? The BBC's Sharanjit Leyl gets a tour of the latest 'floatel'.
Warm Texas wind blows green for Mars
09 May 2014 9:59:54
Dire climate change warnings in the US begin to hit home
Golden eagle sighting 'exciting'
09 May 2014 9:19:45
A reported sighting of an apparently wild golden eagle over north Wales is an exciting development, say bird experts.
BA owner IAG sees losses narrow
09 May 2014 7:36:21
British Airways owner IAG says its losses in the first quarter of the year narrowed, helped by an improved performance from its Spanish airline Iberia.
Self-healing plastic inspired by blood
09 May 2014 7:26:19
A new polymer that patches holes in itself has been designed, meaning your cracked phone screen could heal its own wounds.
‘Green Oscars’ award winners announced
09 May 2014 7:05:54
The world's most dedicated conservationists have been recognised at the annual Whitley Fund for Nature awards.
Co-op Group's bank stake set to fall
09 May 2014 6:39:54
The Co-op Group is set to see its 30% stake in the Co-op Bank reduced further under a plan to raise £400m to shore-up the bank's finances.
Deal to combat piracy in UK imminent
09 May 2014 5:01:40
After years of wrangling, a deal between entertainment industry bodies and UK internet service providers to help combat piracy is imminent.
Ad firms call off $35bn merger deal
09 May 2014 3:07:46
Publicis and Omnicom, two of the world's biggest ad firms, scrap plans to create the world's biggest advertising company.
Apple 'in talks' to acquire Beats
09 May 2014 2:03:18
Apple is in talks to buy headphone maker and music-streaming service provider Beats Electronics for $3.2bn, according to various media reports.
More permanent jobs created in April
09 May 2014 0:51:46
A new report shows a rise in the number of permanent jobs in April, but highlights a shortage of skilled labour to fill new positions.
Wild West beneath the waves?
08 May 2014 3:56:31
Could a lack of laws hamper gold rush in high seas?
Energy-saving technologies cut costs
08 May 2014 3:12:19
The sustainable technologies helping firms cut bills
MPs raise concerns over tax powers
08 May 2014 3:05:12
Greater flexibility over pension savings announced in the Budget have been welcomed but there are concerns over new tax authority powers, MPs say.
Snapchat settles with US regulators
08 May 2014 1:35:01
Ephemeral messaging service Snapchat settles with US regulators over charges it deceived users when it promised their messages would disappear.
VIDEO: Security fears and the Nigerian economy
08 May 2014 1:12:33
Chris Ewokor has been examining what Nigeria's security concerns mean for investment in Africa's biggest economy.
1,000 crayfish released into river
08 May 2014 0:57:42
More than 1,000 native white-clawed captive reared crayfish are released into a river in Powys in a bid to "save the species from extinction".
Ukraine refuses Russian gas demand
08 May 2014 0:12:55
Ukraine say it will not pay in advance for Russian gas at Gazprom's new, higher price, despite Russian claims that the nation owes too much and needs to pay.
'Barefoot' shoe firm in settlement
08 May 2014 9:40:00
Vibram, the maker of FiveFingers "barefoot running shoes", agrees to a $3.75m class-action settlement over accusations the firm overstated the health benefits of the shoes.
Sentinel mission spies ice loss
08 May 2014 8:43:29
One of the largest ice caps on Earth has experienced a dramatic speed-up, according to pictures just acquired by the EU's new flagship Sentinel satellite system.
US senator in tax reform effort
08 May 2014 8:03:14
US Senator Carl Levin says he plans to introduce legislation into Congress that would close a loophole allowing US companies to move overseas and avoid US taxes.
VIDEO: Jenkins: 'A simpler Barclays'
08 May 2014 6:08:04
Barclays is to cut 19,000 jobs by 2016, with more than 9,000 to go in the UK, the bank has said. Chief executive Antony Jenkins speaks to the BBC's Kamal Ahmed.
VIDEO: Papers to 'live in fear of new regulator'
08 May 2014 5:16:02
Tony Gallagher says the Press Complaints Commission replacement is set to be the "most draconian body imaginable".
'The man from Milton Keynes sending a spaceship to Mars'
08 May 2014 5:07:53
The life of Colin Pillinger, who has died at the age of 70