South Korea unveils $40bn stimulus
Today » 8:13:04
South Korea unveils a $40bn stimulus package to help boost the economy after the latest figures show a slowdown in growth.
London Market Report
Today » 8:09:35
Shares in Kingfisher and Easyjet fall after disappointing earnings updates.
Google to face Europe data watchdogs
Today » 7:11:38
Google will meet data regulators from across the EU to discuss the implications of the controversial "right to be forgotten" ruling.
Genetic clues to age of first period
Today » 7:09:28
The timing of when a girl reaches puberty is controlled by hundreds of genes, say scientists.
Watchdog launches full energy probe
Today » 6:51:19
The Competition and Markets Authority launches a full investigation of the UK energy market.
Power cut compensation increased
Today » 6:39:18
People whose power is cut off for long spells during bad weather will be eligible for much higher compensation payments.
US lifts ban on flights to Tel Aviv
Today » 5:22:44
The US aviation regulator lifts its ban on US carriers flying to Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion airport, but warns the situation remains "very fluid".
Dogs 'hardwired' to be jealous wags
Today » 3:09:59
Jealousy is not just part of the human condition, a study suggests, it appears to be hard wired into the brains of dogs too.
Labour considers sport betting levy
Today » 2:51:52
A betting levy to help fund community facilities and treat gambling addiction is among proposals considered by Labour in a "long-term innovative plan for sport".
China manufacturing growth speeds up
Today » 2:34:56
China's manufacturing activity grows at its fastest pace in 18 months in July, an initial survey by HSBC shows, the latest sign that its economy may be stabilising.
VIDEO: Facebook profits surge on mobile ads
Today » 1:28:06
Facebook has reported a 138% jump in net income in the second quarter on booming advertising revenue.
VIDEO: Wine fraudster to be sentenced in US
Today » 1:24:26
Rudy Kurniawan, who manufactured phony vintage wine in his kitchen, will be sentenced for fraud on Thursday.
GM recalls 717,949 more vehicles
Today » 1:18:38
General Motors is recalling an additional 717,949 vehicles due to a range of issues, including loose bolts and potentially incomplete welding on some seat hooks.
Websites frozen in pension campaign
Today » 3:11:21
Eighteen websites have been suspended and arrests made during a campaign, being revamped on Thursday, against pensions cash "predators".
VIDEO: Who was that man on the moon?
Today » 3:01:36
Why the US public quickly lost interest in lunar exploration
The rise of solo dining
Today » 3:00:08
The restaurants that love solo diners
'Risk of debt peril' when rates rise
Today » 3:00:03
A "relatively benign" rise in interest rates still has the potential to double the number of households facing debt problems, a think tank has said.
Digesting China's latest food scare
Today » 1:44:04
Digesting China's latest food scandal
Facebook reports surge in profits
Yesterday » 0:44:03
Social networking firm, Facebook has reported that profits more than doubled in its second quarter on a jump in advertising revenue.
Voyage to unlock Arctic secrets
Yesterday » 0:21:46
A crew of sailors is embarking on a pioneering citizen science expedition through the Northwest Passage between Canada and Greenland.
VIDEO: Seals 'stressed' by warming seas
Today » 0:12:08
Warming seas are reducing the food supply for Antarctic seals, say researchers.
Fur seals feel climate impacts
Yesterday » 8:52:50
Changes in the Antarctic climate are showing up in the fur seal population, say scientists who have studied the animals for 30 years on the British Overseas Territory of South Georgia.
Ban on flights to Tel Aviv renewed
Yesterday » 8:51:46
The suspension of US and European airline flights to Israel's Ben Gurion airport after a nearby rocket attack has been extended for a second day.
IMF forecasts lower US growth
Yesterday » 8:39:02
The IMF is lowering its forecast for US economic growth to a "disappointing" 1.7%, the second downgrade this year.
Pepsico shares surge on results
Yesterday » 7:47:13
Shares in snacks and drinks giant Pepsico trade close to record levels after the company reports positive results.