AUDIO: Could 'marshmallow test' teach you?
Today » 1:34:17
The famous experiment in child psychology from the the 1960s which became known as the marshmallow test has been updated by the experiment's inventor, Walter Mischel.
Rockefellers to divest fossil fuels
Today » 1:26:15
The Rockefeller family, which made its fortune from oil, is to sell its investments in fossil fuels and put money into clean energy.
Warburton first on dual contract
Today » 1:09:29
Regional Rugby Wales confirm Wales captain Sam Warburton has the first dual contract under the new deal with the WRU.
Review of energy firms' debt letters
Today » 0:36:53
Regulator Ofgem is launching a review of energy firms' communications with customers in debt amid concerns over potentially misleading letters.
Air France halts budget airline plan
Today » 0:29:06
Air France has said it is suspending until December its plan to develop its budget carrier, Transavia, in an effort to end a pilots' strike over the move.
Dairy Crest cuts jobs at two sites
Today » 9:33:32
Dairy Crest announces it is to close a creamery in Somerset and bottling dairy in London leading to 260 job losses.
VIDEO: Climate change in global spotlight
Today » 8:36:18
Street protests demanding urgent action on climate change have attracted hundreds of thousands of marchers in more than 2,000 locations worldwide.
Cosmic study 'underestimated' dust
Today » 8:04:26
Scientists who claimed to have found evidence for a cosmic super-expansion just after the Big Bang underestimated a key confounding factor in their research, according to a new analysis.
Tomb mystery captivates Greece
Today » 8:01:54
Secrets of ancient burial site keep Greeks guessing
London Market Report
Today » 7:59:21
The FTSE 100 opens lower with shares in Tesco falling nearly 11% on news it overstated its profit guidance by £250m.
Shoe firm boss denies taking money
Today » 7:51:58
The chief executive of Chinese footwear firm Ultrasonic has spoken to Chinese media and denied running off with the firm's cash.
Aldermore plans London flotation
Today » 7:24:47
UK bank Aldermore announces that it intends to float on the London Stock Exchange in October.
Labour would extend child benefit cap
Today » 6:52:30
Labour plans to retain for a further year a coalition policy limiting the annual increase in child benefit to 1%, Ed Balls will tell his party's conference.
Tesco inquiry into profit forecast
Today » 6:36:32
Tesco says it has launched an inquiry after it overstated its expected profit for the half year by £250m.
EE to take over 58 Phones 4U stores
Today » 6:29:28
Mobile phone operator EE is to buy 58 stores from Phones 4U, which fell into administration last week.
Asia Market Report
Today » 5:26:36
Asian markets are lower ahead of Chinese manufacturing data, Softbank shares slide in Tokyo post-Alibaba listing.
Siemens acquires US firm for $7.6bn
Today » 4:32:50
Siemens of Germany makes a $7.6bn acquisition of US firm Dresser-Rand to help boost its oil and gas business in North America.
VIDEO: Overcooked? The hi-tech smart pan
Yesterday » 3:03:01
The pan that aims to eliminate guesswork from cooking
VIDEO: G20 close to stimulus package
Yesterday » 1:02:52
G20 finance ministers meeting in Australia say they are close to agreeing a package of measures to boost global growth.
VIDEO: China the 'engine' for diamond trade
Yesterday » 0:28:22
The chief executive of De Beers says that China will be the 'engine' of growth for the diamond market.
VIDEO: Global climate marches demand action
Yesterday » 3:30:17
Worldwide demonstrations ahead of a UN meeting in New York on how to reduce global carbon emissions attract hundreds of thousands of people, organisers say.
Ants v humans
Yesterday » 3:04:48
Do all the world's ants really weigh as much as all the humans?
GM recalls cars over brake defect
Yesterday » 1:35:21
American car giant General Motors recalls more than 220,000 vehicles, mainly in the US and Canada, due to a brake defect.
VIDEO: Delhi marriage detective in high demand
Yesterday » 9:06:37
Taralika Lahiri runs a private detective agency in Delhi that specialises in matrimonial cases and says her business is thriving.
Delhi marriage detective in high demand
Yesterday » 9:06:21
Is your sweetheart playing away? Call Delhi's wedding detective