Pay 'shrinks by 10%' in parts of UK
11 Jun 2013 6:25:31
Total pay in some parts of the UK has shrunk by more than 10% since the start of the downturn in 2007, an analysis by union body the TUC suggests.
Japan's SoftBank sweetens Sprint bid
11 Jun 2013 5:52:35
SoftBank sweetens its bid for the third-largest US phone carrier Sprint Nextel, as it looks to become one of the world's largest mobile operators.
China works to ease water woes
11 Jun 2013 2:58:56
Will desalination work for parched Chinese region?
Sony shows off PlayStation 4 console
11 Jun 2013 2:43:52
Sony has unveiled the look of its PlayStation 4 video games console at the E3 trade show in Los Angeles.
VIDEO: Huge China plant tackles water shortage
11 Jun 2013 2:42:55
China is running out of water some parts of the country now have their water rationed.
VIDEO: UK looks to drum up trade in Asia
11 Jun 2013 2:31:42
The United Kingdom's trade and investment minister, Lord Stephen Green, is in Asia on a two week trip drumming up business for his flagging economy at home.
VIDEO: Singapore's low tax rate a pull factor
11 Jun 2013 1:34:33
Beyond Singapore's clean streets and strong job market, the financial incentive of a low tax rate is, for many, one of its biggest pull factors.
VIDEO: Air India eyes Dreamliners for revival
11 Jun 2013 1:21:28
Air India, which has not made a profit since 2007, is pinning its hopes on Boeing's fuel efficient Dreamliner aircraft to help its revival plans.
Inventing the question to fit your answer
11 Jun 2013 1:04:41
Inventing with your own crowd of virtual Oompa Loompas
Lloyds admits PPI shortcomings
11 Jun 2013 0:47:53
Lloyds Bank admits shortcomings in its handling of complaints from customers who were victims of a major financial scandal.
'Must visit' cycle destination plea
10 Jun 2013 3:57:04
A new report says cycle tourism is worth up to £239m and makes the case for Scotland being branded a "must visit" cycle destination.
VIDEO: Grass-free lawn opens in London park
10 Jun 2013 3:15:47
A floral, scented lawn, planted in a West London park is friendlier to pollinating insects than traditional grass, according to researchers.
Chinese astronauts set for launch
10 Jun 2013 3:09:11
Three Chinese astronauts are ready to launch on their Long March rocket on 15-day mission that will take them to the Tiangong orbiting laboratory.
Bank switching to be 'hassle-free'
10 Jun 2013 3:02:25
A plan for current account customers to switch bank or building society within seven working days has moved a step closer with the publication of the system's guarantee.
How hard is it to get an internship?
10 Jun 2013 3:02:13
The super competitive world of getting a good internship
Shale oil 'adds 11% to reserves'
10 Jun 2013 2:08:58
Estimated global reserves of shale oil could increase total world crude resources by 11%, according to a US government report.
German banker axed for 'sleep error'
10 Jun 2013 2:06:36
A German court has ruled a bank supervisor was unfairly fired for missing a multi-million-euro error by a clerk who fell asleep during a transaction.
'Land grab' database reveals hype
10 Jun 2013 2:01:43
A new tool suggests that the reality of land acquisition around the world differs greatly from media reports.
How the brain controls a machine
10 Jun 2013 2:00:55
Activity observed in the brain when using a "mind machine" is similar to how the brain learns new motor skills like riding a bike, scientists say.
EA takes steps to stop being 'hated'
10 Jun 2013 1:41:13
Video game giant EA on tackling its image problem
Star Canada astronaut Hadfield quits
10 Jun 2013 1:19:31
A Canadian astronaut who captivated the world with his images and videos on social media from the International Space Station (ISS) is retiring.
Drumming up tax payers in Bangalore
10 Jun 2013 1:00:41
India's new plan to tackle tax avoiders - send in the musicians
WWII bomber raised from Channel
10 Jun 2013 0:26:26
A German World War II Dornier bomber has been raised from the bottom of the English Channel in a salvage operation by the RAF Museum.
Apple reveals iOS 7 design revamp
10 Jun 2013 0:03:48
Apple unveils a new look for its iOS smartphone and tablet operating system and iTunes Radio - a streaming music service - at its developers conference in San Francisco.
Deadline set for final Coventry bids
10 Jun 2013 9:34:13
Coventry City administrator Paul Appleton announces deadline for final offers for the League One club is noon on Thursday.