VIDEO: Philippines tourism shrugs off warning
Yesterday » 2:42:52
Ramon Jimenez, the Philippines' tourism secretary, says a drop in numbers from China is not a major concern because of growing visits from other countries.
What are Remploy workers doing now?
Today » 2:13:29
How former Remploy workers struggle to find work
Asian shares higher on US growth
Yesterday » 2:08:23
Asian shares were trading higher on Friday after positive economic data from the US showed strength in the world's largest economy.
Newt flesh fungus 'brought by pets'
Yesterday » 2:00:27
A skin-eating fungus threatens salamanders and newts across Europe, and probably arrived on pet amphibians imported from Asia.
A WW2 technology 'Plan B' for GPS
Yesterday » 1:10:37
Technology developed during World War Two is to be used as a back-up for GPS in ports across England and Scotland.
Wal-Mart to close 30 stores in Japan
Yesterday » 0:48:01
The world's largest retailer, Wal-Mart, is closing 30 stores in Japan to improve profitability, the company says.
VIDEO: Lab for world’s worst animal viruses
Yesterday » 0:10:15
A look around a new lab at Pirbright Institute in Surrey, where the world’s most contagious livestock viruses will be kept.
Colorado considers fracking's future
Yesterday » 0:07:42
Weighing up oil and gas development in Colorado
The metal detectors saving marriages
Yesterday » 3:59:57
The metal detectorists saving marriages
VIDEO: Tim Cook 'an important role model'
Yesterday » 2:49:14
Lord Browne, author of The Glass Closet and former Chief Executive of BP, has hailed Apple CEO Tim Cook as "an important role model", after Mr Cook publicly acknowledged his sexuality, saying he was "proud to be gay".
Russia and Ukraine agree gas deal
Yesterday » 2:33:43
Russia will resume gas deliveries to Ukraine this winter in a deal brokered by the European Union, which will also safeguard supplies to EU countries.
Starbucks sales disappoint investors
Yesterday » 2:12:54
Starbucks' shares fall as investors express disappointment at the company's latest quarterly sales figures.
Is it a golden age for Chinese cinema?
Yesterday » 9:36:08
Will Chinese films be the next big blockbusters?
Low oxygen 'delayed life on Earth'
Yesterday » 8:04:03
Animals took so long to evolve and thrive on Earth because of incredibly low levels of oxygen during a period more than a billion years ago, scientists say.
Why scratching 'intensifies itching'
Today » 7:14:45
Scratching an itch releases serotonin, which paradoxically makes you more itchy, research suggests.
VIDEO: Cutbacks hit disabled access to work
Yesterday » 5:38:48
BBC News has obtained evidence suggesting the changes to the government's Access to Work programme is denying disabled people the chance to work rather than helping them into employment.
Royal Mint offers cheaper gold coins
Yesterday » 4:17:16
Want to invest in gold, but think you cannot afford it? The Royal Mint has announced that a series of new, smaller, gold coins is now on sale.
IPCC debates 'most important' report
Yesterday » 3:34:14
Scientists and government officials are meeting in Copenhagen to edit a report on the causes, impact and solutions to global warming.
Apple chief: 'I'm proud to be gay'
Yesterday » 2:42:32
Apple chief executive Tim Cook has publicly acknowledged his sexuality.
US grows at annual rate of 3.5%
Yesterday » 2:36:22
The US economy grows at an annual rate of 3.5% in the third quarter, down from the previous quarter's growth of 4.6%.
Lenovo completes Motorola takeover
Yesterday » 2:34:40
Lenovo completes a $2.9bn takeover of Google's Motorola handset division, which it says makes it the third biggest smartphone maker.
Is the traditional metal key becoming obsolete?
Today » 2:26:40
Keys are 4,000 years old but are their days numbered?
Decline in German unemployment
Yesterday » 2:06:08
Unemployment in Germany fell this month, confounding predictions of a slight rise.
Motorway fuel '£8 a tank dearer'
Yesterday » 2:05:37
Filling up at a motorway service station can cost the average motorist an extra £8 a tank compared with elsewhere, the RAC says.
Lufthansa lowers 2015 profit goal
Yesterday » 1:51:17
Lufthansa has lowered its profit guidance for 2015 due to concerns about a global economic slowdown and competition over fares.