China growth data beats expectations
Today » 2:28:15
China posts better than expected growth data after the government increased stimulus spending and eased property restrictions.
VIDEO: 'Australia does not have to take sides'
Today » 1:06:19
Australia's former foreign minister Bob Carr says it is important they remain neutral over a territorial dispute between China and Japan.
Life Story with David Attenborough
Today » 0:47:00
David Attenborough's new series on the journey through life
Total boss dies in Moscow air crash
Today » 0:32:31
Christophe de Margerie, chief executive of French oil company Total, has died in a Moscow air crash, a Vnukovo airport official confirms.
Hobbit find rewriting human history
Today » 3:32:06
Tiny species found a decade ago in Indonesia caused big rethink
Connecting India's offline millions
Today » 2:46:56
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg wants to connect the world to his social network through Internet.org - and he now has India in his sights.
AbbVie and Shire terminate merger
Today » 2:26:33
US firm AbbVie announces it has abandoned its talks with UK drugmaker Shire after a new US rule discouraging mergers that would lower a US firm's tax rate.
Apple earnings beat on strong sales
Today » 0:43:19
Apple reports third-quarter earnings of $8.47bn (£5.24bn), beating analysts' expectations, helped by sales of its new iPhone
VIDEO: 'CHAPS problem delayed my move'
Today » 9:41:25
House movers, including Aidan Myles from Chorlton, faced delays after the Bank of England stopped an automated system that transfers billions of pounds between banks for much of the day.
VIDEO: Singapore's philanthropic dynasty
Today » 9:27:37
How the Tan family runs a charitable foundation out of its 1930s Singapore mansion, while Singapore struggles to think charitably.
Singapore's charity in a mansion
Today » 9:09:43
Singapore's philanthropic dynasty
VIDEO: Origins of intercourse traced to fish
Today » 9:01:13
Scientists believe they have traced the origin of copulation to fish found in a Scottish lake 385 million years ago.
VIDEO: Bringing internet to India's poorest
Today » 7:37:45
More than a billion Indians don't use the internet - and addressing that was the focus of a summit in Delhi where Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg was the star attraction.
Mansion tax 'at least £250 a month'
Yesterday » 6:49:43
Ed Balls says owners of properties worth between £2m and £3m will pay an extra £250 a month in "mansion tax" under a future Labour government - with higher rates for higher value homes.
Bank of England warns on bankers' pay
Yesterday » 6:22:42
Banks may have to cut pay to reflect lower industry returns since the financial crisis, a senior Bank of England executive has warned.
VIDEO: Charge for carrier bags in Scotland
Yesterday » 3:02:03
A public awareness campaign is being launched to highlight the carrier-bag charge which has come into force in Scotland.
Pension funds unaccounted for
Yesterday » 2:30:02
Investors' concern over missing millions following move to "unlock" frozen pensions
IBM pays $1.5bn to offload chip unit
Yesterday » 2:26:24
IBM is paying $1.5bn to offload its loss-making chip manufacturing division to Abu Dhabi's GlobalFoundries as it announces a 17% profits fall.
Payment system problem at Bank
Yesterday » 2:01:56
The Bank of England has stopped the automated system of transfers of large amounts of money between banks owing to a technical problem.
Europe 'will fail to protect climate'
Yesterday » 1:05:35
IPCC expert says EU's plan consigns future leaders to “extraordinary and unprecedented” CO2 cuts.
AUDIO: Are we alone in the Milky Way?
Yesterday » 0:29:26
Prof Brian Cox muses on whether life here on Earth is unique within the Milky Way and what this might mean.
Housing 'plateau' as rates fall
Yesterday » 0:08:27
The housing market is "sitting on a plateau", a lenders' group has said, despite renewed competition between providers on mortgage rates.
Child poverty targets 'won't be hit'
Yesterday » 9:58:43
Alan Milburn, the government's anti-poverty tsar, says the three largest Westminster parties all need to do more to tackle social mobility.
AUDIO: Scientists study ancient comet
Yesterday » 9:52:09
A recently discovered comet has flown past Mars, giving scientists a unique chance to study an object from the farthest reaches of the Solar System.
VIDEO: Equal parental pay for civil service
Yesterday » 9:23:08
All Civil Service employees will be entitled to full parental pay from April 2015, Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg will announce.