New design to turn light into matter
19 May 2014 7:28:41
Physicists design a new photon collider from existing technology, paving a way to show that light can be converted into matter in the lab.
Ancient mummies 'brought to life'
19 May 2014 7:11:14
The British Museum carries out scans on eight Egyptian mummies that reveal unprecedented details about these people, and how they lived and died.
VIDEO: Scanners unravel mummies' secrets
19 May 2014 7:06:34
The British Museum has carried out scans on eight Egyptian mummies, revealing unprecedented details about these people, how they lived and how they died.
US charges Chinese with hacking
19 May 2014 5:42:25
The US charges five Chinese army officers with hacking into private-sector companies to gain trade secrets, in the first espionage case of its kind.
TED: Simon Sinek: Why good leaders make you feel safe - Simon Sinek (2014)
19 May 2014 5:00:43
What makes a great leader? Management theorist Simon Sinek suggests, it’s someone who makes their employees feel secure, who draws staffers into a circle of trust. But creating trust and safety — especially in an uneven economy — means taking on big responsibility.
Long fjords point to higher seas
19 May 2014 4:46:38
A new assessment of the shape of Greenland's glacier fjords suggests the ice region will make a larger contribution to sea-level rise than first thought.
BMW extends European Tour golf deal
19 May 2014 4:31:39
Luxury German carmaker BMW signs a four-year extension to its sponsorship of the European Tour golf series.
Game set for stock market flotation
19 May 2014 4:05:29
Game intends to relist on the London Stock Exchange two years after the video game retailer collapsed into administration.
How can game clips be worth $1bn?
19 May 2014 3:17:47
Why might Google pay $1bn for a games broadcaster?
VIDEO: Cameron 'neutral' over Pfizer bid
19 May 2014 3:15:45
David Cameron says the government remains "neutral" over a bid by US drugs giant Pfizer for British firm AstraZeneca, as the takeover attempt reaches its final stages.
VIDEO: £10m Longitude Prize announced
19 May 2014 3:12:17
The British government challenged the scientific world, 300-years-ago, to work out how to pinpoint a ship's precise location at sea, using longitude.
Car firm to take on 140 workers
19 May 2014 3:10:57
Bentley announces plans to recruit more than 140 workers at its factory in Crewe, Cheshire.
AUDIO: Tough year behind Ryanair profit drop
19 May 2014 2:46:54
Ryanair's full-year profits have fallen for the first time in five years.
VIDEO: The poster that 'soaks up' pollution
19 May 2014 2:31:16
A giant poster has been put up in Sheffield to help remove pollution from the air
New chick hope for wild crane plan
19 May 2014 2:30:13
A recently-hatched crane chick gives conservationists fresh hope about seeing a new generation of wild cranes in the west of Britain.
AUDIO: Body to 'promote integrity' in banking
19 May 2014 1:40:30
Former CBI chief Sir Richard Lambert discusses the introduction of a new independent body to oversee the banking industry.
Ex-IMF boss to sue over film
19 May 2014 9:56:38
Ex-IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn is to sue US film director Abel Ferrara over his movie allegedly inspired by the politician's sex scandal.
Antarctica's ice losses double
19 May 2014 9:33:11
Antarctica is now losing about 160 billion tonnes of ice a year to the ocean - twice as much as when the continent was last surveyed.
Bid to save 'fuzzy bear' bumblebees
19 May 2014 8:53:51
A new campaign is launched to highlight efforts to better conserve one of the UK's rarest bumblebees.
'Comfort' pension level is £15,000
19 May 2014 8:13:14
Those planning their retirement should try and plan for an income of at least £15,000 a year, according to an industry report.
VAT hike claim over 'Yes' vote
19 May 2014 7:35:48
Scottish independence could mean Scots paying more VAT on goods such as children's clothing, according to the Scottish Conservatives.
Banking standards body to be set up
19 May 2014 6:57:09
Banks have agreed to report each year on their behaviour and competence under measures set out by former CBI chief Sir Richard Lambert.
Ryanair profits drop after price war
19 May 2014 6:54:06
Ryanair's full year profits have fallen for the first time in five years after intense price competition from rivals.
Conflict slows down Thai economy
19 May 2014 6:39:53
Thailand's economy shrinks in the first quarter as ongoing political struggle affects businesses at home and deters foreign investors.
AstraZeneca rejects new Pfizer bid
19 May 2014 6:39:04
UK drugs company AstraZeneca rejects the improved "final" £69bn takeover offer from US firm Pfizer.