Second year of badger culling begins
09 Sep 2014 6:37:36
A second year of badger culling begins in parts of Somerset and Gloucestershire in a bid to tackle bovine TB.
Japanese confidence dips in August
09 Sep 2014 6:07:33
Japanese consumer confidence worsened for the first time in four months in August, an official survey suggests.
CO2 rises at fastest rate since 1984
09 Sep 2014 2:09:00
Concentrations of warming gases in the atmosphere reached record levels in 2013 say the World Meteorological Organisation.
Petrobras investigates bribe claims
09 Sep 2014 1:44:39
Brazil's state-run oil company, Petrobras, says it is investigating an alleged bribery scheme reported to be linked to top politicians.
EU adopts fresh sanctions on Russia
09 Sep 2014 0:27:41
European Union member states formally adopt new sanctions on Russia over the Ukraine crisis, but do not specify when they will come in to force.
Carney to address unions on wages
09 Sep 2014 0:02:00
Bank of England governor Mark Carney will set out his plans for "real wages" when he addresses the TUC annual conference.
TSB to open up to 30 new branches
08 Sep 2014 3:19:16
TSB - the bank formerly owned by Lloyds - has confirmed that it is in the process of opening up to 30 new branches, although 300 other banks have shut.
Destiny battle tests its way to sale
08 Sep 2014 3:17:00
How Bungie battle tested its blockbuster
China's Island Factory
08 Sep 2014 3:15:59
China makes new territory in the South China Sea
Kenya's business beauty queen
08 Sep 2014 3:12:01
The Kenyan beauty chain with big ambitions
VIDEO: Building a beauty empire in Kenya
08 Sep 2014 3:11:50
Terry Mungai has built a beauty empire, including 12 salons, three training schools, the Miss World Kenya Franchise - and now a cosmetics shop.
VIDEO: Destiny - Activision's $500m gamble
08 Sep 2014 3:10:09
Destiny is one of the most eagerly-anticipated video games in history and has cost Activision £310m to develop and promote.
3D print your racing car
08 Sep 2014 3:08:46
3D printing everything from racing cars to clothing to human tissue
Alibaba IPO: Chairman Ma's China
08 Sep 2014 1:54:20
The brains behind China's largest e-commerce firm Alibaba
Can Indian football take on cricket?
08 Sep 2014 0:02:44
Can Indian Super League football take on cricket?
Liberia 'faces huge Ebola surge'
08 Sep 2014 8:53:37
Ebola is spreading exponentially in Liberia, with many thousands of new cases expected in next three weeks, the World Health Organization says.
Brain imaging pioneer Nancy Kanwisher, who uses fMRI scans to see activity in brain regions (often her own), shares what she and her colleagues have learned: The brain, it turns out, is like a Swiss Army knife, made up of both highly specialized components and general-purpose "machinery." Another surprise: There's so much left to learn.
Ryanair buys 100 Boeing planes
08 Sep 2014 4:54:56
Budget airline, Ryanair, agrees an order valued at $10.4bn for 100 new Boeing aircraft, with an option for further 100.
Ex-US envoy in money-laundering case
08 Sep 2014 3:46:42
Ex-US envoy Zalmay Khalilzad is being investigated for alleged money-laundering through his wife's bank account in Vienna, reports from Austria say.
VIDEO: Why Scots poll is affecting the pound
08 Sep 2014 2:55:48
The pound has fallen to its lowest level in 10 months amid uncertainty about Scotland's future within the UK.
Food crop wild relatives endangered
08 Sep 2014 2:14:51
Scientists from the University of Birmingham have released the most complete database that identifies and maps wild crop relatives around the world, vital for future food security.
RBS starts share sale of US arm
08 Sep 2014 1:59:31
The Royal Bank of Scotland has launched the public share sale of part of its US subsidiary, Citizens Bank.
GM announces hands-free Cadillac
08 Sep 2014 1:37:02
General Motors has announced that by 2016, some of its Cadillacs will incorporate self-driving functions.
AUDIO: Meteorite strikes Nicaragua
08 Sep 2014 1:15:37
A meteorite that landed near the Nicaraguan capital Managua on Sunday could have come from the 2014 RC asteroid which was passing the earth at the time, experts have said.
EU sanctions defy Russia warning
08 Sep 2014 0:48:03
The EU says new sanctions against Russia should be adopted shortly and take effect on Tuesday, despite a Kremlin warning of retaliation.