Businesses keen to be clean and green
02 Apr 2013 0:38:24
How clean technology could save your business
The wonders of ancient hagfish slime
02 Apr 2013 0:33:24
The curious creature that could provide the clothes of the future
Norwegian airline prepares for global expansion
02 Apr 2013 0:24:00
The world is barely enough for Norwegian airline
California city enters bankruptcy
01 Apr 2013 2:52:08
A judge approves the California city of Stockton's bankruptcy filing, making it the most populous US city ever to enter bankruptcy protection.
Apple apologises to China customers
01 Apr 2013 0:46:35
Apple boss Tim Cook apologises to Chinese consumers after state media accuses the firm of arrogance and greed.
VIDEO: Secrets in Herculaneum's sewers
01 Apr 2013 9:23:13
Herculaneum was destroyed by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in the year 79 AD. Later excavated, it has now thrown up a treasure trove of secrets.
VIDEO: Is Kashmir the new Chamonix?
01 Apr 2013 7:34:52
The unlikely location of Kashmir is making a name for itself as one of the worlds top ski destinations.
VIDEO: How to control mobile data costs
01 Apr 2013 5:36:33
Consumers are wasting money by not understanding the cost of accessing emails and social networking sites via their mobile phones, according to the website billmonitor.com.
Shakespeare's past as food hoarder
01 Apr 2013 4:10:23
William Shakespeare's lesser known role as an illegal food hoarder 400 years ago helps us understand him as a more complex figure, says new research.
Campaigners hail Novartis ruling
01 Apr 2013 3:31:03
Healthcare campaigners hail India's rejection of a patent bid by Swiss company Novartis for its cancer drug, Glivec, amid industry criticism.
TED: Kees Moeliker: How a dead duck changed my life - Kees Moeliker (2013)
01 Apr 2013 3:21:26
One afternoon, Kees Moeliker got a research opportunity few ornithologists would wish for: A flying duck slammed into his glass office building, died, and then … what happened next would change his life. [Note: Contains graphic images and descriptions of sexual behavior in animals.]
Is Novartis ruling a watershed?
01 Apr 2013 2:42:22
Indian Supreme Court's landmark ruling on Novartis cancer drug
Jobs lost as historic mill closes
01 Apr 2013 2:26:11
Efforts to save Scotland's oldest continually-operating textile mill from closure fail, leading to the loss of 33 jobs.
Cyprus crisis: No Russian bailout
01 Apr 2013 0:37:12
The Russian government says it will not compensate Russian savers who have lost money in the Cyprus banking crisis.
Melt 'causes Antarctic sea ice rise'
01 Apr 2013 0:12:25
A paradoxical phenomenon involving more melt water may explain the recent expansion of Antarctic sea ice, scientists tell Nature Geoscience journal.
'Petaflop' supercomputer shuts down
01 Apr 2013 9:50:19
The first supercomputer to carry out 1,000 trillion calculations per second is switched off for good in the US state of New Mexico.
Miliband quits after Di Canio hired
01 Apr 2013 9:26:26
Ex-foreign secretary David Miliband resigns from the board of Sunderland FC because of new head coach Paolo Di Canio's "past political statements".
Lord Turner to join Soros think tank
01 Apr 2013 8:34:46
Lord Turner, head of the now-disbanded Financial Services Authority, is to join a US think tank co-founded by billionaire investor George Soros.
India rejects Novartis patent plea
01 Apr 2013 7:55:57
India's Supreme Court rejects a plea by Swiss company Novartis to patent an updated version of its cancer drug, Glivec.
Sweeping changes to welfare begin
01 Apr 2013 7:34:27
Government changes to the welfare system have started coming into effect, including benefit cuts for some people with spare bedrooms.
China factory pace at 11-month high
01 Apr 2013 6:23:57
Chinese manufacturing activity increases at its fastest pace in 11 months during March, indicating that an economic recovery is continuing.
Japanese business sentiment improves
01 Apr 2013 6:00:48
Japanese business sentiment improves in the January to March quarter, the Bank of Japan's Tankan survey indicates.
No house survey 'is false economy'
01 Apr 2013 1:00:46
More families are shunning full building surveys so they can raise enough cash to buy a home, but this can lead to big repair bills later, surveyors say.
The angels helping Indian start-ups
01 Apr 2013 0:47:20
The angels helping Indian start-ups grow their businesses
The hidden prices rises of 1 April
01 Apr 2013 0:40:36
The price of everything from post to plane rides goes up