House prices 'rose by 7.5%' in 2013
08 Jan 2014 9:23:33
House prices across the UK rose by 7.5% last year, according to the Halifax, the country's largest mortgage lender.
The $8,000 'snore-stopping' superbed
08 Jan 2014 8:53:35
The $8,000 'snore-stopping' bed and other sleep tech at CES
Sainsbury's hails 'strong sales'
08 Jan 2014 7:50:18
Supermarket chain Sainsbury's says its third-quarter trading saw "strong sales", as record Christmas transactions made up for a difficult October and November.
Trucker to spaceman
08 Jan 2014 6:45:12
The truck driver who became a Nasa astrophysicist
Facebook buys Indian tech start-up
08 Jan 2014 6:15:54
Facebook buys Indian start-up Little Eye Labs, a mobile Android app tester company founded in Bangalore.
Bird survey assesses light pollution
08 Jan 2014 6:06:51
Public asked to take part in a sunrise garden bird survey to measure the effect of light pollution on urban birds.
Nintendo shares surge on China move
08 Jan 2014 5:53:40
Shares of Japan's Nintendo surge after China temporarily lifts a sales ban on foreign video games consoles.
3D food printers debut at CES
08 Jan 2014 5:47:56
3D Systems unveils two printers that can create chocolates and sugar-based sweets shaped into intricate designs at the CES tech show.
Deepest galaxy cluster ever pictured
08 Jan 2014 5:32:45
A striking new image of distant galaxies hidden in “Pandora's Cluster” has been captured by the Hubble Space Telescope.
VIDEO: 3D printing sweets at CES tech show
08 Jan 2014 3:58:35
Food-creating 3D printers, which can create chocolate and sugar confectionary, are unveiled in Las Vegas.
Tags reveal turtle by-catch hotspots
08 Jan 2014 2:22:22
Satellite data reveals by-catch hotspots for endangered species
Climate fix could make warming worse
08 Jan 2014 2:17:04
Could moves to cool the Earth artificially backfire?
China opens telecom services sector
08 Jan 2014 1:54:07
China, the world's biggest telecom and internet market, will open up some telecom services to foreign ownership.
China on world's 'biggest push' for wind power
08 Jan 2014 1:20:11
China embarks on historic switch to renewable energy
Yahoo unveils news summary app
08 Jan 2014 1:03:45
Yahoo unveils a news summary app created by British teenager Nick D'Aloisio who joined the firm after being paid "millions of pounds".
Ford boss rules out Microsoft job
08 Jan 2014 0:32:54
Alan Mulally, the chief executive of Ford, says he will not be leaving the US carmaker to join Microsoft.
VIDEO: JP Morgan to pay $1.7bn over Madoff
08 Jan 2014 0:12:27
JP Morgan Chase has agreed to pay $1.7bn to victims of the Bernard Madoff fraud.
Spain's dwindling knife sharpeners
08 Jan 2014 0:06:03
Spain's dwindling knife-sharpeners
State pension plans 'irresponsible'
08 Jan 2014 0:01:37
Government plans to increase spending on state pensions have been criticised as "unaffordable and irresponsible" in a report by a free market think tank.
Rescued expedition makes it to Casey
07 Jan 2014 3:48:28
The rescued Australasian Antarctic Expedition arrives at the Casey research base, just as the ships it left stuck in thick sea ice finally start moving.
Violent storms rage on 'failed stars'
07 Jan 2014 3:09:02
Astronomers have seen ferocious storms circling on a failed star known as a brown dwarf - the most detailed 'weather forecast' ever for a world outside our Solar System.
PlayStation games go console-free
07 Jan 2014 1:28:59
Sony details launch plans for PlayStation Now, a service that will allow smart TVs, tablets and smartphones to run console titles.
IMF to raise global growth forecast
07 Jan 2014 0:48:02
The head of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde, says it will raise its forecast for global growth.
How to survive extreme cold
07 Jan 2014 9:51:51
How to survive and thrive at -40C and lower
Nuclear test debris 'persistent'
07 Jan 2014 8:58:36
Radioactive particles from nuclear tests that took place decades ago persist in the upper atmosphere, a study suggests.