MH370 search faces tough next phase
23 Aug 2014 7:01:08
The next part of the hunt for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet MH370 will be very challenging in places, sea-floor mapping data suggests.
Urban areas are hives for wild bees
22 Aug 2014 3:31:41
A study finds a "considerable richness" of bee species in urban habitats, suggesting cities could help maintain healthy populations of the vital pollinators.
BT warns of rise in phone bills
22 Aug 2014 3:27:40
BT warns millions of customers it is increasing prices by up to 6.5% from December this year.
Buyers gain £1,300 a year over rents
22 Aug 2014 3:27:27
First-time buyers now save £1300 a year by taking out a mortgage rather than renting, according to Britain's largest lender, the Halifax.
Day trips: Keeping the costs down
22 Aug 2014 0:53:18
How to reduce those extra costs of a day trip
VIDEO: Will South Africa go into recession?
22 Aug 2014 5:20:38
Lerato Mbele reports on whether South Africa will fall back into recession, ahead of the release of the country's latest GDP figures.
'Slack' in jobs market, Yellen says
22 Aug 2014 4:55:52
US Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen says there is still "remaining slack in the labour market".
TED: Ziyah Gafić: Everyday objects, tragic histories - Ziyah Gafić (2014)
22 Aug 2014 4:40:51
Ziyah Gafić photographs everyday objects—watches, shoes, glasses. But these images are deceptively simple; the items in them were exhumed from the mass graves of the Bosnian War. Gafić, a TED Fellow and Sarajevo native, has photographed every item from these graves in order to create a living archive of the identities of those lost.
Europe expands Galileo network
22 Aug 2014 3:51:32
Europe puts up the first "full operational capability" spacecraft in the Galileo satellite network - its version of the American GPS system.
VIDEO: Blast off for sat-nav satellites
22 Aug 2014 3:09:57
A Soyuz rocket carrying two satellites which will make up part of a new European sat-nav system, blasts off from French Guiana.
Four white lion cubs born in Germany
22 Aug 2014 2:23:40
Four rare white lion cubs - three males and one female - are born at a circus on tour in eastern Germany.
Students fall victim to phone scam
22 Aug 2014 2:12:48
Hundreds - possibly thousands - of students across the UK are falling victim to an expensive mobile phone scam, according to police.
Four bids received for bust shipyard
22 Aug 2014 0:42:51
Administrators receive four bids for Ferguson Shipbuilders in Port Glasgow, which went bust last week with the loss of 70 jobs.
AUDIO: Is comedy a science or an art?
22 Aug 2014 0:29:06
Comedians Paul McCaffrey and Tiff Stevenson discuss how comedy is created.
Study creates 'virtual time travel'
22 Aug 2014 0:28:38
Using virtual reality to 'go back in time'
HSBC boss in 'capital flight' claim
22 Aug 2014 0:28:12
Uncertainty over an independent Scotland's currency could lead to "capital flight" from the country, the chairman of HSBC claims.
VIDEO: Venezuela to fingerprint shoppers
22 Aug 2014 9:21:32
President Nicolas Maduro of Venezuela has announced a mandatory fingerprinting system in supermarkets to combat food shortages and smuggling.
Darwin's barnacles found in Denmark
22 Aug 2014 9:20:36
A gift from the world-famous naturalist is to go on display in Copenhagen.
VIDEO: Russia ban bites Polish apple crop
22 Aug 2014 9:11:38
Russian EU food sanctions hit just before the Polish apple crop harvests leaving farmers with a glut of unsold fruit.
VIDEO: London Luton bottom of airport poll
22 Aug 2014 8:51:56
Passengers should try to use the UK's smaller airports for a better holiday experience, a survey has suggested.
LSE rights issue to raise almost £1bn
22 Aug 2014 8:03:01
The London Stock Exchange is raising £938m in a shareholders rights issue to help fund a £1.6bn US acquisition.
VIDEO: Lidl launches low-cost clothing line
22 Aug 2014 7:04:56
BBC Breakfast asked Manchester shopper on their thoughts on supermarket clothing as Lidl prepare to launch a women's clothing line
Co-op Bank reports loss of £75.8m
22 Aug 2014 6:50:36
The troubled Co-operative Bank cuts its pre-tax losses in the first half of the year, and cuts staff numbers by 13%.
EDF to pay out £3m after complaints
22 Aug 2014 6:48:46
EDF Energy is ordered to pay £3m after an Ofgem investigation into the way the firm handled customer complaints.
VIDEO: Gibraltar banishes troublesome monkeys
22 Aug 2014 5:19:17
Gibraltar is planning to banish some of its Barbary macaque population which have become too cheeky or aggressive