BHP Billiton seeks gender equality by 2025
Yesterday » 4:41:43
Mining giant BHP Billiton says it wants to have 50% female employees by 2025.
Strange purple sea creatures found in deep ocean trenches
Yesterday » 4:40:30
Scores of spectacular and rare undersea species have been found on expeditions to some of the deepest trenches in the Pacific Ocean.
ECB to discuss future of bond buying scheme in December
Yesterday » 4:09:04
The European Central Bank will discuss how to end its bond-buying programme by year-end after leaving rates unchanged.
Nintendo Switch console plays games home and away
Today » 4:07:52
Nintendo reveals the first details of its next games console - the Nintendo Switch - previously code-named NX.
Apple complains Amazon's US site is selling fake products
Yesterday » 3:31:20
Apple says there is a "flood" of potentially life-threatening counterfeit goods being sold via Amazon.
Stagecoach unveils contactless bus travel plans
Yesterday » 2:44:26
Stagecoach announces plans to bring in contactless payment technology on all of its UK regional bus services by the end of 2018.
Workers' pensions get more protection in new bill
Yesterday » 2:24:29
More than 6m workers who pay into master trust pensions will see their money better protected, under a bill that has been published
World wine output expected to hit four-year low
Yesterday » 1:49:12
World wine output is expected to hit a four-year low in 2016 after bad weather hit production in France and South America, industry forecasts say.
Sir Philip Green: Support grows among MPs to strip knighthood
Yesterday » 0:12:57
More than 115 MPs have now backed a parliamentary motion to strip Sir Philip Green of his knighthood.
Schiaparelli Mars probe's parachute 'jettisoned too early'
Yesterday » 9:24:44
Europe's Schiaparelli lander did not behave as expected as it headed down to the surface of Mars on Wednesday, data shows.
Warm weather subdues UK's September retail sales
Yesterday » 9:16:57
Shoppers hold off from stocking up on food, footwear and clothing during a warmer September, but prices rise 0.1%.
How our brains become 'disembodied'
Yesterday » 9:10:38
Scientists in Italy have discovered how our brains can be tricked into feeling disembodied from our own limbs.
FTSE 100 flat as airline shares rise
Yesterday » 7:30:28
London's main share index, the FTSE 100, is little changed in early trading, but airline shares rise.
Nestle cuts growth forecast as food prices fall
Yesterday » 7:17:46
Swiss food giant Nestle cuts its annual growth forecast to 3.5%, from 4.2% forecast in August, as it says food prices are falling.
Heathrow flyers climb ahead of expansion decision
Yesterday » 7:15:19
Heathrow reports record passengers for the first nine months of 2016 ahead of an imminent decision on UK airport expansion.
Serial returners cause problems for shops
Yesterday » 5:38:15
Shops are "struggling to cope" with the amount of items customers return, with a quarter of it unfit for resale, new figures suggest.
Tesla to make all new cars self-driving
Yesterday » 2:07:12
Tesla says all electric cars it now builds will have hardware to drive completely on their own, though fully self-driving cars are still years away.
Green 'moves towards BHS pension deal' ahead of knighthood debate
Yesterday » 0:12:49
Sir Philip Green will meet the Pensions Regulator by the end of the week to try to secure a deal over collapsed BHS's pension fund, the BBC has learned.
Yesterday » 3:17:53
Sports psychiatrist Prof Steve Peters is offering his Olympic-winning expertise to firms who want to work more efficiently.
Yesterday » 3:14:58
A growing number of head lice removal firms have set up in recent years as a response to the fact that the insects are increasingly resistant to over-the-counter chemical treatments.
Broadband must be affordable for poor, say councils
Yesterday » 3:13:04
Broadband needs a social tariff to ensure everyone can afford it, says the Local Government Association.
Married couples failing to claim tax perk, says HMRC
Yesterday » 3:10:51
Only a quarter of couples eligible for marriage tax allowance are bothering to claim it, according to HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC)
Yahoo urges US to clarify user data rules
Yesterday » 0:53:25
The internet firm Yahoo calls on the US government to clarify the rules around providing it with users' data.
'Zika mosquito' eggs found near Folkestone in Kent
Yesterday » 0:30:11
The eggs of a mosquito capable of transmitting tropical diseases, including the Zika virus, are found for the first time in the UK.
Your own boss?
Yesterday » 7:31:39
Being self-employed is a way of life for almost five million UK workers, with some choosing to work independently, while others are being forced to adopt it.