Sports Direct chief executive resigns
23 Sep 2016 6:47:14
Dave Forsey, the chief executive of embattled retailer Sports Direct, has resigned - a move founder Mike Ashley says is like "losing his right arm".
Species body says extra elephant protection could boost ivory trade
23 Sep 2016 1:55:57
The body tasked with managing trade in endangered species will oppose efforts to increase global protection for elephants, saying it could spark a new trade in ivory.
Dry tropical forests 'overlooked and under threat'
23 Sep 2016 1:49:01
Tropical dry forests are among the most threatened habitats on the planet, yet remain overlooked by scientists and conservationists, warn researchers.
UK researchers tap into China's scientific powerhouse
23 Sep 2016 0:37:23
The government is to outline its plans to strengthen collaborative research between the UK and China.
Bonanza for Bosnia
22 Sep 2016 3:07:07
Bosnia's biggest foreign investment by a Dubai-based property developer is causing some unease amongst locals. But the country needs all the help it can get.
Ig Nobel win for Alpine 'goat man'
22 Sep 2016 3:06:59
A British man who lived in the Swiss Alps as a goat for three days wins one of this year's Ig Nobel prizes.
Get off my land!
22 Sep 2016 3:03:44
Up to a billion people in Africa derive their main income from farming, but many get embroiled in disputes over whether they really own their land. Can tech help?
Why don't UK tech firms lead the world?
22 Sep 2016 3:02:37
Are the Americans just more determined when it comes to producing world-beating tech firms?
Finance job vacancies in England 'fall after Brexit vote'
22 Sep 2016 3:01:47
Job vacancies in England's financial sector have dropped more than 10% after the Brexit vote over passporting and single market concerns, a think tank says.
Protect bank transfer scam victims, demands Which?
22 Sep 2016 3:01:19
People who are tricked into transferring money to a fraudster deserve better protection, says consumer group Which?
Brexit talks 'probably early 2017'
22 Sep 2016 2:22:55
Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has said that formal negotiations for Britain to Leave the European Union will "probably" begin in early 2017.
Yahoo breach: Troy Hunt gives tips to protect yourself
22 Sep 2016 2:16:57
Security expert Troy Hunt discusses the scale of the Yahoo breach and what steps its users should take to protect their data.
US Treasury Secretary unhappy with EU’s Apple tax order
22 Sep 2016 0:59:23
The US Treasury Secretary Jack Lew told the BBC that it is unacceptable for the European Union to grab revenue intended for US coffers with the Apple ruling.
Attack on Yahoo hit 500 million users
22 Sep 2016 0:46:50
Yahoo says hackers stole information from about 500 million users in 2014 in what appears to be the largest publicly disclosed cyber-breach in history.
Four rare white lions cubs born in Poland
22 Sep 2016 9:50:57
Four rare white lion cubs have been born in a zoo in Poland.
Mark Carney : Green finance 'a major opportunity'
22 Sep 2016 9:30:22
Bank of England Governor Mark Carney says risks from climate change can be reduced by increasing green financing in emerging economies.
Scientists solve singing fish mystery
22 Sep 2016 7:58:03
Scientists bring singing fish into their lab to work out the biological secret of an aquatic creature that hums at night.
EU rapped by WTO for $10bn a year Airbus subsidies
22 Sep 2016 6:11:48
The World Trade Organization has ruled that the EU has failed to comply with rulings that it should cut subsidies to aircraft maker Airbus.
Scientists solve singing fish mystery
22 Sep 2016 6:01:43
Scientists solve the bizarre mystery of the fish that hums at night.
Southern Railway travellers face more strikes
22 Sep 2016 4:40:49
Southern Railway workers are to stage 14 days of strike action in five blocks from October in an ongoing dispute over the role of conductors on trains.
Offshore workers accept new pay deal
22 Sep 2016 4:30:42
Offshore workers in the North Sea vote to accept a new pay package and end a series of strikes.
Shipping giant Maersk to split up and focus on North Sea
22 Sep 2016 4:27:53
Maersk, the Copenhagen-based shipping giant, is to be split up with its energy interests directed more towards the North Sea.
Prince William: 'We must do more on illegal ivory trade'
22 Sep 2016 4:26:47
The Duke of Cambridge has called on world leaders to do more to combat the illegal wildlife trade.
Debts 'affect children's mental health'
22 Sep 2016 2:39:44
Families should be given breathing space to repay debts otherwise the stress can affect children's mental health, a charity has said.
New fivers sell for hundreds of pounds
22 Sep 2016 2:16:09
Why are people paying hundreds of pounds for the new plastic £5 note?