New beef tests clear of horsemeat
01 Mar 2013 3:40:01
Latest tests carried out on processed beef products reveal no new cases of horsemeat adulteration, members of the British Retail Consortium report.
Arm lifts BigDog robot to new level
01 Mar 2013 3:28:50
A four-legged robot called BigDog now also sports an arm powerful enough to lift and throw breeze blocks.
VIDEO: Shock contraction in UK manufacturing
01 Mar 2013 3:27:30
Activity in the UK's manufacturing sector unexpectedly shrank in February, according to a closely-watched survey.
Rehabilitating the board game geek
01 Mar 2013 1:39:00
Rehabilitating the board game geek
VIDEO: WPP group reports strong results
01 Mar 2013 1:31:33
Advertising giant WPP has reported better-than-expected full-year results, recovering from stumbles earlier last year.
Shock contraction in manufacturing
01 Mar 2013 1:27:50
Activity in the UK's manufacturing sector unexpectedly shrank in February, according to a closely watched survey.
Eurozone unemployment hits 11.9%
01 Mar 2013 1:05:05
The rate of unemployment in the eurozone rose to a fresh record high in January, climbing from 11.8% to 11.9%.
VIDEO: Swiss to vote on 'fat cat' pay
01 Mar 2013 9:47:00
Swiss voters are going to the polls this weekend to decide on measures which would strictly limit salaries for top managers, and ban golden handshakes.
VIDEO: No deal in sight on US budget cuts
01 Mar 2013 9:43:20
The US is braced for steep budget cuts after Republicans and Democrats in Congress adjourn for the weekend despite a Friday deadline for a deal.
Sky buys O2 broadband and fixed line
01 Mar 2013 9:31:32
British Sky Broadcasting is buying the UK broadband and fixed-line businesses of Spain's Telefonica, currently branded as O2 and BE.
Volunteers set new Games record
01 Mar 2013 8:09:19
A new record is set by the number of people offering to be volunteers at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.
Losses at Lloyds narrow to £570m
01 Mar 2013 7:36:34
Lloyds bank narrows its losses for 2012 to £570m, from £3.5bn the previous year, and says the loss was mainly due to provisions for PPI mis-selling.
US wins Kim Dotcom evidence appeal
01 Mar 2013 7:10:08
New Zealand's Court of Appeal has said that US prosecutors do not need to disclose their evidence in their fight to extradite Megaupload's Kim Dotcom.
House prices 'up 0.2% in February'
01 Mar 2013 7:00:22
UK house prices rose by 0.2% in February compared with the previous month but were the same as a year ago, the Nationwide says.
'Wrong' immune response aids TB
01 Mar 2013 4:08:14
Some bacteria, including tuberculosis, are able to invade because the body launches the 'wrong' immune response, say researchers.
Rare whales' singing put to test
01 Mar 2013 2:14:59
An isolated population of Arabian Sea humpback whales may be less sophisticated "singers" than humpbacks elsewhere.
Charity reaches rainforest goal
01 Mar 2013 2:05:23
A charity founded to save tropical rainforest the size of Wales has achieved its goal.
Livestock virus found on 1,500 farms
01 Mar 2013 1:57:41
A virus that causes stillbirths and birth defects in lambs and calves has spread to more than 1,500 UK farms, new government figures show.
Japan consumer prices drop continues
01 Mar 2013 1:53:00
Japan's consumer prices dip for the third straight month, underlining the challenge faced by policymakers as they try to stoke inflation.
Ministers 'misrepresenting' the poor
01 Mar 2013 1:52:08
The government is deliberately misusing evidence and statistics to misrepresent the plight of the poor, a report says.
Garden glory through a lens
01 Mar 2013 1:00:46
Winning photos of flowers, foliage and fauna from around the world
Politics at play in whaling wars
01 Mar 2013 0:44:56
Are anti-whaling groups heroes or villains?
Virgin airline unveils UK services
01 Mar 2013 0:35:24
Virgin Atlantic unveils details of its UK domestic service, Little Red, which Sir Richard Branson says will challenge British Airways.
We need ground rules for geo-information
01 Mar 2013 0:03:23
We need rules for GPS technology
Taiwan: Can you recycle a city?
01 Mar 2013 0:03:19
Creating clothes from old bottles and furniture from scrap paper