VIDEO: Blackberry to axe thousands of jobs
21 Sep 2013 3:01:08
Blackberry has announced it is planning to cut 4,500 jobs, or 40% of its worldwide workforce, in an attempt to staunch huge losses.
VIDEO: Empire State heads to Wall Street
20 Sep 2013 3:22:50
One of New York's most iconic buildings is to float on the stock market, giving members of the public the opportunity to own a small part of it.
How Bank of England stymied savers
20 Sep 2013 3:07:35
Why banks have given up on savers
Blackberry to cut 4,500 jobs
20 Sep 2013 0:26:53
Blackberry shares plunge 20% as the company announces thousands of job losses and issues a profits warning.
Co-op Bank mulls alternative rescue
20 Sep 2013 9:30:56
The Co-operative Bank is to set up a committee to look into alternatives to its current plan to fill its funding shortfalls.
Arctic sea ice reaches seasonal low
20 Sep 2013 8:30:17
Sea-ice extent in the Arctic appears to have reached its yearly Summer minimum, scientists report - a coverage of 5.10 million sq km.
Norway abandons carbon capture plans
20 Sep 2013 8:10:47
The outgoing government in Norway buries much-vaunted plans to capture carbon dioxide and store it underground amid mounting costs and delays.
Labour to axe housing benefit change
20 Sep 2013 8:05:44
Labour leader Ed Miliband says he will reverse controversial changes to housing benefit if the party wins the next election.
US budget bill defunds health law
20 Sep 2013 7:02:12
House Republicans push through a temporary budget measure that would keep the government operating, while defunding President Obama's healthcare law.
How to rescue whales tangled in nets
20 Sep 2013 6:37:21
How to rescue whales caught in fishing nets
VIDEO: Canada's whale rescue team
20 Sep 2013 6:33:12
The volunteers of the Campobello Island Whale Rescue team patrol the Bay of Fundy, off Canada's east coast, disentangling whales that get caught in fishermen's nets.
Obama proposes new carbon limits
20 Sep 2013 6:28:35
US president Barack Obama unveils a proposal to limit carbon emissions on new coal and gas power plants built in the US.
It often seems like federal-level politicians care more about creating gridlock than solving the world's problems. So who's actually getting bold things done? City mayors. So, political theorist Benjamin Barber suggests: Let's give them more control over global policy. Barber shows how these "urban homeboys" are solving pressing problems on their own turf -- and maybe in the world.
Network Rail in East Coast apology
20 Sep 2013 3:58:53
Network Rail is forced to apologise after a summer of frustration and big delays on the East Coast Main Line, as pressure begins to pile up on the rail infrastructure company.
Ryanair to end 'abrupt culture'
20 Sep 2013 2:55:26
Ryanair boss Michael O'Leary tells shareholders that the airline should "try to eliminate things that unnecessarily" annoy its customers.
Welby warns about large rent arrears
20 Sep 2013 2:37:30
The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, warns about the possibility of "large-scale" and "growing" rent arrears, in a speech in Birmingham
Nigeria taken oil 'laundered abroad'
20 Sep 2013 2:17:59
The proceeds from stolen Nigerian crude oil sold each year on international markets are being laundered in world financial centres, a new report says.
Geoengineering: Are we there yet?
20 Sep 2013 1:56:51
Are ideas to cool the planet realistic?
Pakistan’s fledgling film sector
20 Sep 2013 1:48:13
Pakistan’s fledgling films sector achieves growing praise
AUDIO: Did life on Earth come from space?
20 Sep 2013 0:39:02
Scientists at the University of Sheffield believe they have found evidence that life on Earth originated in space.
Spiny rat discovered in Indonesia
20 Sep 2013 0:05:48
A new genus of rodent is found in the remote forests of Indonesia's Moluccas islands, where Wallace developed his theory of evolution.
VIDEO: 'Industrial' theft of Nigerian oil
20 Sep 2013 9:59:53
Nigerian crude oil is being "stolen on an industrial scale" according to think tank Chatham House. Tomi Oladipo reports.
VIDEO: How about working 9-3?
20 Sep 2013 9:08:41
Working 40 hours per week is fairly typical for full time employees in the UK - but an independent think tank has called for that figure to be reduced to 30 hours.
Direct Line sale makes £630m for RBS
20 Sep 2013 8:57:28
RBS raises £630m from the sale of 20% of Direct Line cutting its stake in the insurer to 28.5%.
Stores 'fixed sports bra prices'
20 Sep 2013 8:55:17
The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) accuses three major department stores of colluding with a manufacturer to fix the price of sports bras.