VIDEO: Life on Mars year-long simulation
29 Aug 2015 1:27:47
A team of Nasa recruits begins living near a barren volcano in Hawaii to simulate what life would be like on Mars.
Year-long 'Mars isolation' to begin
28 Aug 2015 3:29:33
A team of Nasa recruits is set to begin a year-long isolation in a dome near a barren volcano in Hawaii, to simulate life on Mars.
Brooks 'to return as News Corp chief'
28 Aug 2015 2:45:35
News Corp confirms it is in talks with Rebekah Brooks after the Financial Times newspaper reports she is to return as chief executive of its UK division.
Ex-Sainsbury's boss slams Living Wage
28 Aug 2015 1:16:08
Justin King, the former chief executive of Sainsbury's, says the National Living Wage will "destroy jobs".
Satellite revisits Hurricane Katrina
28 Aug 2015 8:05:18
A UK-built satellite delivered the first orbital picture to US disaster response coordinators following Hurricane Katrina. Ten years on, a British spacecraft has re-imaged the Mississippi Delta.
CPS considers new hacking prosecution
28 Aug 2015 7:19:40
The Crown Prosecution Service is considering a file for a possible corporate prosecution over phone hacking at the now closed News of the World.
Has Defra shown badger culling works?
28 Aug 2015 7:04:29
Pallab Ghosh assesses the evidence for the decision to extend the cull of badgers to control TB in cattle.
Satellite image of IS destruction
28 Aug 2015 6:20:07
A French satellite system pictures a rubble pile where the Temple of Baalshamin at Palmyra in Syria used to stand.
Ashley Madison founder steps down
28 Aug 2015 4:56:08
The founder and chief executive of the Ashley Madison extra-marital affair website, Noel Biderman, steps down, Avid Life Media says.
'Flash crash' trader hearing to proceed
28 Aug 2015 3:31:07
Navinder Sarao, the so-called "flash crash" day trader, fails in his bid to postpone his US extradition hearing.
Brazil's economy enters recession
28 Aug 2015 2:33:52
Brazil enters recession, as official figures show the country's economy contracted by 1.9% between April and June, compared with the previous three months.
Popularity of ISAs 'at ten-year low'
28 Aug 2015 2:32:06
The number of adults taking out Individual Savings Accounts (ISAs) has fallen to its lowest level for ten years, according to official figures
VIDEO: Slowing China affects Africa
28 Aug 2015 1:57:57
Slowing growth in China has seen stock markets in turmoil and underlined the recent plunge in commodity prices - a key concern in many African economies.
Property sales 'down 15%' but prices up
28 Aug 2015 0:56:02
The number of homes being sold in England and Wales has fallen significantly, according to figures from the Land Registry.
HSBC customers not paid after IT glitch
28 Aug 2015 0:55:44
Thousands of HSBC customers have not received credits in their accounts on Friday following an IT failure.
Badger cull extended into Dorset
28 Aug 2015 0:51:00
The badger cull is to be extended into Dorset following pilots in Gloucestershire and Somerset, the government announces.
Second-quarter UK growth steady at 0.7%
28 Aug 2015 8:53:14
UK economic growth for the second quarter of the year was unrevised at 0.7%, official figures have shown.
FTSE edges up as China recovery firms
28 Aug 2015 7:25:18
London's leading shares edge up in early trading, consolidating Thursday's rebound, as the Chinese stock market extends its recovery.
VIDEO: Irish Whiskey toasts rule change
28 Aug 2015 6:55:24
New rules are being introduced to protect the authenticity of Irish Whiskey and support the increasing number of distilleries across Ireland and Northern Ireland.
VIDEO: Testing times for Brazil's economy
28 Aug 2015 6:08:05
Brazil is Latin America's biggest economy but the country faces a troubling slump, with inflation close to 10% and unemployment rising steadily.
Chinese shares continue recovery
28 Aug 2015 1:51:07
Chinese shares extend their recovery on the last day of a volatile week which started with shock losses that spread fear to global markets.
VIDEO: Knut died of autoimmune illness
28 Aug 2015 1:48:46
Scientists say they can now explain what happened to Knut, the famous polar bear that drowned at Berlin Zoo in 2011.
VIDEO: Indonesia's state-funded boat bank
28 Aug 2015 0:34:49
Providing services through a country as wide-spread as Indonesia - with its 17,000 islands - poses a challenge - banking by boat is one way to fix the problem.
VIDEO: How five generations kept whisky flowing
28 Aug 2015 0:27:37
The story of how one family - and its staying power - has kept producing whisky successfully throughout five generations.
Facebook hits billion users in a day
27 Aug 2015 3:47:46
Facebook boast a new record, with more than a billion people using the social network on a single day this week.