Mystery of bizarre mounds solved
Today » 5:40:32
The mystery of one of the strangest landscape features on the planet - Mima mounds - is solved, scientists say.
China loosens grip on interest rates
Today » 4:50:30
China takes another step loosening its grip on interest rates as it allows banks to trade deposits with each other at market-determined rates.
VIDEO: Typhoon Haiyan: Firms still reeling
Today » 2:25:18
One month on from Typhoon Haiyan and less than a third of businessmen have returned to the city of Tacloban.
Chinese export growth accelerates
Today » 1:49:30
China's exports rise more than expected in November adding to the evidence of a rebound in the world's second-largest economy.
Schools 'making gender bias worse'
Today » 1:37:37
Half of the mixed state-funded schools in England reinforce gender imbalances in terms of subjects students study at A-level, research shows.
Saudi human genome project launched
Today » 1:33:05
Up to 100,000 people in Saudi Arabia are to have their genetic codes mapped by 2017.
Japan's economic growth revised down
Today » 1:24:19
Japan revises down its growth data for the July-to-September period after private investment slowed more than expected.
Is piracy possible on any object?
Today » 0:25:12
Could everything from kids' toys to Aston Martins be pirated?
VIDEO: 'Spotify for 3D printing' launches
Today » 0:24:23
Sumi Das looks at how object design is being protected from piracy
US army veteran aims to be sole trader
Today » 0:13:43
The US veteran and his flip-flop factory for Afghanistan
Nelson Mandela: his economic legacy
Today » 0:11:07
What economic legacy did he leave for South Africa?
VIDEO: How to encourage girls into 'boy-biased' A-levels
Today » 0:08:18
A science teacher and her female students discuss how to break down the “gender bias” that seems to prevent many girls from studying science at A-level.
Job vacancy growth at '15-year high'
Today » 0:00:22
A survey of recruitment firms shows sharp growth in the demand for staff in November and the sharpest rise in salaries in six years.
Fuel plan 'could bankrupt investors'
Today » 0:00:18
The OECD says Labour's plan to freeze energy bills if it wins the 2015 election could put investors in energy firms in financial danger.
Seals 'fared better than feared'
Today » 5:58:49
Seals on the north Norfolk coast fared better than first thought after last week's tidal surge, experts say.
VIDEO: Working households in poverty
Yesterday » 3:27:35
More working households were living in poverty in the UK last year than non-working ones - for the first time, a charity has reported.
VIDEO: What does the WTO trade deal mean?
Yesterday » 3:23:21
BBC business reporter Linda Yueh explains what the finer details of the World Trade Organization trade deal actually mean.
Lift off for £1bn UK space project
Yesterday » 2:30:23
The London-based Inmarsat company launches the first spacecraft in a new £1bn global telecommunications network.
Greece sees end of recession in 2014
Yesterday » 2:22:32
Greek lawmakers pass the 2014 budget, which predicts a return to growth after six straight years of painful recession.
Energy firms oppose price freeze
Yesterday » 2:05:42
Two of the biggest energy firms, EDF and British Gas, call for more government co-operation and speak out against a price freeze on bills amid a backlash over rising prices.
Most people in poverty are 'in work'
Yesterday » 2:42:25
The majority of the 13 million people classed as living in poverty in the UK are in work, a charity's report suggests.
Why do we value gold?
Yesterday » 0:26:28
Of all metals, why did people decide this one was precious?
VIDEO: WTO agrees global trade deal
07 Dec 2013 6:13:30
Ministers from 159 countries have reached a deal intended to boost global trade at a meeting in Bali, Indonesia.
Help pledged for small businesses
07 Dec 2013 3:18:31
Measures, including faster broadband, are announced to help companies as events take place to mark Small Business Saturday
VIDEO: On tour with small business bus
07 Dec 2013 0:31:39
A new campaign to encourage people to spend their money in local, independent shops has been gathering pace.