Government outlines energy plans
30 Nov 2013 1:06:05
David Cameron and Nick Clegg outline the coalition government's plans to reduce energy bills in the wake of rising costs.
Charlton fans protect The Valley
30 Nov 2013 4:54:01
Charlton Athletic supporters succeed in their attempt to have The Valley listed as an Asset of Community Value.
'Death sentence' for tiny dolphin
30 Nov 2013 2:43:29
New attempts to protect a critically endangered New Zealand dolphin have angered campaigners who fear the mammal will soon be extinct.
Are novelty homes tough to sell?
30 Nov 2013 2:19:10
Are quirky homes more difficult to sell?
VIDEO: UK retailers' Black Friday flurry
30 Nov 2013 1:57:49
A rush by some UK retailers to copy the US phenomenon of Black Friday discounting leads to a fight in one branch of Asda and an arrest at another.
Green levy reform plan revealed
29 Nov 2013 9:39:14
The BBC learns the full details of how the government plans to roll back the largest so-called green levy in an attempt to cut energy bills.
Hearts may need more cash from fans
29 Nov 2013 6:21:27
Hearts fans may be asked for funds if the club runs out of money before the end of the season.
Why China is fixated on the Moon
29 Nov 2013 4:38:56
Prof Ouyang Ziyuan, an adviser of China's Chang'e 3 lunar lander, tells our science editor David Shukman why his country is so interested in the Moon.
AUDIO: Would you wear a 'SmartWig?'
29 Nov 2013 3:50:55
If you are bald and lost - then the 'SmartWig' could be just the thing for you.
Badger cull to end as targets missed
29 Nov 2013 3:41:05
The badger cull in Gloucestershire is being called off because not enough animals have been killed to meet targets.
Devon seaside pier up for sale
29 Nov 2013 3:31:55
Paignton's Victorian seaside pier with its arcade and ice cream and sweet shops is up for sale with an asking price of nearly £2m.
Black Friday flurry for UK retailers
29 Nov 2013 3:14:21
A rush by some retailers to copy a US-style Black Friday leads to a fight in one Asda shop, and an arrest at another, as customers seek for the best discounted deals.
VIDEO: Why China is shooting for the Moon
29 Nov 2013 3:06:29
Science editor David Shukman visits an exhibition in China to explore the country's obsession with the Moon.
AUDIO: Royal Mail fears competition threat
29 Nov 2013 2:59:19
The Royal Mail has warned that an increase in competition could jeopardise the future of the postal system.
AUDIO: Nationwide economist on house prices
29 Nov 2013 2:52:28
Robert Gardner, chief economist at Nationwide, discusses the UK's housing market.
India economy growth rate surprise
29 Nov 2013 2:27:28
India's economic growth rate rises strongly in the July-to-September period, according to latest official figures.
UK household debt hits a record
29 Nov 2013 1:26:45
Household debt in the UK has reached a record level, according to figures from the Bank of England.
Accounting hole hits Speedy Hire
29 Nov 2013 1:20:51
Shares in Speedy Hire dive 16% and its chief executive resigns following the discovery of a £5m hole in its accounts.
AUDIO: 'Growing awareness' of Black Friday
29 Nov 2013 0:56:05
Caroline Wilde, a retail consultant, and Lou Ellerton, a senior consultant at The Value Engineers discuss Black Friday.
Ministers 'not seeking price freeze'
29 Nov 2013 0:43:34
The government denies BBC reports it is seeking a commitment from energy firms to hold their prices down until 2015.
Eurozone unemployment rate falls
29 Nov 2013 0:31:19
The eurozone's unemployment rate has fallen for the first time since early 2011, according to official data, while consumer inflation has risen slightly.
VIDEO: Election campaigns 'getting nastier'
29 Nov 2013 8:53:07
Britain is not a nasty country but its election campaigns are "getting nastier", said advertising boss Sir Martin Sorrell as he looked at negative advertising.
S&P raises Spain's economic outlook
29 Nov 2013 8:19:42
The economic outlook for Spain is improving, says ratings agency Standard and Poor's, but it downgrades its rating for the Netherlands.
VIDEO: Bargain hunting on Black Friday
29 Nov 2013 8:07:59
US shoppers faced with tighter household budgets hunt for bargains on Black Friday, the biggest shopping day of the year.
VIDEO: From 1964 to 2013: House prices rocket
29 Nov 2013 7:39:49
With the latest house price figures expected to show that the average cost of a house in the UK is at its highest level for five years, was it any easier to afford a house in years gone by?