VIDEO: Can Moto X revive Motorola's fortunes?
30 May 2013 4:15:17
Motorola has struggled to keep up in the fast-paced smartphone market, but now the company has announced that it will take on its rivals with a new handset named the Moto X.
VIDEO: More US mothers 'main breadwinner'
30 May 2013 4:12:09
More American women than ever before are the main breadwinners for their families, according to the Pew Research Centre and data from the US Census Bureau.
Start button returns to Windows 8
30 May 2013 4:00:04
The Start button is to return to Microsoft's Windows operating system's desktop mode, a move seen by some as a major design backtrack by the firm.
Spring will be 'coldest in 50 years'
30 May 2013 3:21:04
This spring is on track to be the UK's coldest for more than 50 years, provisional Met Office figures suggest.
US GDP growth revised down slightly
30 May 2013 2:48:35
The US economy grew at an annualised rate of 2.4% in the first three months of the year, new figures from the Commerce Department show.
VIDEO: Rise in UK house prices 'modest'
30 May 2013 1:18:03
UK house prices recorded a "modest" rise in May, increasing by 0.4%, according to the latest survey from the Nationwide building society.
EU warns Spain in health card row
30 May 2013 0:44:06
The European Commission launches legal action against Spain over the refusal of some of its hospitals to recognise the European Health Insurance Card.
VIDEO: Volunteers sought to protect beetle
30 May 2013 0:35:20
Volunteers are needed to help protect the habitat of an endangered beetle only found in the UK on a river near York.
VIDEO: Finding a book in the e-reader era
30 May 2013 0:04:36
Many people enjoy browsing the aisles in bookshops when they are looking for something new to read - but could this experience be replicated by an app?
Japan's Nikkei dives a further 5%
30 May 2013 9:50:47
Japan's Nikkei index dives a further 5% on Thursday to hit a five-week low amid predictions of a bigger correction from some analysts.
AUDIO: Australian crocodile 'can puncture boat'
30 May 2013 9:41:26
The number of crocodiles in Australia's Northern Territory is getting out of control and threatening people who live there. The BBC's Phil Mercer reports that the government has launched a new campaign, Be Crocwise.
VIDEO: Do grandparents need flexible working?
30 May 2013 9:23:25
Research by the charity Grandparents Plus suggests that many people are relying on grandparents and in-laws to provide childcare.
VIDEO: China-US pork deal 'significant'
30 May 2013 9:05:56
The biggest pork firm in China, Shuanghui International, has made a $4.7bn (£3.1bn) bid to take over the largest pork producer in the US, Smithfield Foods.
Panasonic plans to cut 5,000 jobs
30 May 2013 9:04:50
Japan's Panasonic says it plans to cut 5,000 jobs over the next three years at its automotive and industrial unit.
How to stop buying on impulse
30 May 2013 9:03:20
How to stop buying on impulse
UK faces court over migrant benefits
30 May 2013 8:51:54
The UK is to be taken to the European Court of Justice over its alleged failure to correctly assess whether immigrants are entitled to benefits.
Cold weather hits B&Q owner's profit
30 May 2013 7:39:08
The owner of B&Q, Kingfisher, says first quarter profits fell by nearly 30% after trading was hit by weak demand and the cold weather.
HIV inner shell structure revealed
30 May 2013 6:56:24
Researchers have for the first time unravelled the complex structure of the inner protein shell of the HIV molecule.
Ryanair warned over Aer Lingus stake
30 May 2013 6:49:03
Ryanair may have to reduce its stake in Irish carrier Aer Lingus due to competition concerns, the UK Competition Commission has said.
VIDEO: Meet Steve, the ancient tree hunter
30 May 2013 6:44:49
Having stood for hundreds of years, the UK's ancient trees are nature's equivalent of listed buildings, but many species could be under threat.
Japan's Suntory plans $4.7bn listing
30 May 2013 6:41:40
Japan's Suntory Holdings plans to list its food and non-alcoholic drinks unit in what is set to be the country's largest public share offering this year.
UK house prices see 'modest' rise
30 May 2013 6:16:30
UK house prices rose by 0.4% in May, according to the Nationwide, as the property market gradually gains momentum.
Jockey Club bond raises £24.7m
30 May 2013 6:12:36
The Jockey Club says it has raised £24.7m for its Racecourse Bond, exceeding the company's expectations and its original target of £15m.
VIDEO: France sells off presidential wine
30 May 2013 5:44:09
The French presidency is to auction off part of its famous wine cellar for the first time.
VIDEO: Spain facing health insurance row
30 May 2013 5:31:19
The European Commission is expected to launch formal legal action against Spain after hundreds of complaints from foreign nationals of medical treatment being denied - despite showing their European health insurance card.