Ofwat queries Thames Water bill rise
13 Sep 2013 8:06:39
Ofwat, the water regulator, says it will challenge Thames Water's request to increase customer bills by up to 8% next year.
'Cyber plot' to steal from Santander
13 Sep 2013 7:45:37
Twelve men are arrested over an alleged plot to remotely take control of a bank's computer to steal from the firm.
India panel cuts growth forecast
13 Sep 2013 7:26:59
The Indian prime minister's economic advisory council lowers the growth outlook for the current financial year by more than one percentage point.
'Beer goggle' study wins Ig Nobel
13 Sep 2013 6:57:33
A team of researchers who found that people think they are more attractive when drinking alcohol, have scooped an Ig Nobel prize for their work
Ales and ciders boost Wetherspoon
13 Sep 2013 6:47:57
Pub chain JD Wetherspoon said record sales of traditional ales and ciders helped push up profits over the past year.
Rail users face 'unnecessary delays'
13 Sep 2013 6:39:13
Train passengers are facing unnecessary delays because Network Rail is not doing its job properly, according to a critical report from the regulator.
Indonesia ups rates and cuts outlook
13 Sep 2013 6:09:08
Indonesia's central bank raises interest rates for the second time in two weeks as it looks to stem the sharp decline in its currency, the rupiah.
No deal on Bangladesh garment fund
13 Sep 2013 3:14:20
International clothing makers fail to reach a deal on the creation of a compensation fund for victims of two Bangladeshi factory disasters.
VIDEO: Serving up Caribbean in Singapore
13 Sep 2013 1:52:45
As part of our series on entrepreneurs in Asia, Chris Morris tells us about his restaurant LIME House, which he hopes will bring a taste of the Caribbean to Singapore.
VIDEO: Why did brands miss Bangladesh talks?
13 Sep 2013 1:37:04
International clothing manufacturers have failed to agree on the creation of a compensation fund for hundreds of victims of two Bangladeshi factory disasters.
Smart approach to spider survey
13 Sep 2013 0:09:22
Smartphone app aims to boost study of spiders
The maps transforming how we interact with the world
12 Sep 2013 3:35:43
Transforming the way we interact with the world
New icebreaker opens Arctic waters
12 Sep 2013 3:18:19
Could a ship that moves sideways change life in the Arctic?
Sporting end game for job-hunting athletes
12 Sep 2013 3:15:01
Finding a new career after a life in sport
'These were very dangerous times'
12 Sep 2013 3:08:27
Alistair Darling recalls the 'dangerous times' of Lehman Brothers
Bank 'must limit house price booms'
12 Sep 2013 3:02:25
The Bank of England should use its powers to limit house price increases to 5% a year to "take the froth out" of price booms, a surveyors' group says.
Twitter plans stock market listing
12 Sep 2013 2:55:13
Twitter has announced it has filed paperwork with US regulators ahead of a planned stock market flotation, the most hotly anticipated since Facebook's last year.
Tallest North America peak 'shrinks'
12 Sep 2013 2:54:05
Mount McKinley, the highest peak in North America, has measured 83ft (25.29m) shorter than previously thought, according to a new survey.
VIDEO: China crackdown 'worrisome'
12 Sep 2013 1:08:46
China specialist Jim McGregor gives a critical assessment of the heavy-handed way China's government is treating foreign companies as part of its anti-corruption drive.
Sainsbury's watercress recalled
12 Sep 2013 9:45:10
Sainsbury's is recalling all of its bagged watercress as well as salads containing watercress in response to an outbreak of E. coli.
Voyager: Through the door to eternity
12 Sep 2013 8:48:59
What does Voyager probe's leap to interstellar space actually mean?
Livestock 'not salmonella source'
12 Sep 2013 8:13:59
Livestock may have been wrongly blamed as being the source of a type of drug-resistant salmonella, a study shows.
Voyager-1 departs to interstellar space
12 Sep 2013 8:11:39
How do we know that Voyager has left the Solar System?
Voyager probe 'leaves Solar System'
12 Sep 2013 8:00:21
Nasa's Voyager-1 probe becomes the first manmade object to break through to the space between stars.
'Build up slowly' for barefoot runs
12 Sep 2013 7:32:09
Careful readjustment is vital for anyone taking up barefoot running, sports scientists have warned.