South Korean firms face rare corruption hearing
Yesterday » 5:46:06
South Korean lawmakers question major firms in hearings over high-level corruption allegations.
Human evolution 'not over yet'
Yesterday » 3:10:24
The regular use of Caesarean sections is having an impact on human evolution, say scientists.
Extremist images 'fingerprinted' by tech firms
Yesterday » 3:08:09
Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and YouTube link up to curb the spread of extremist images on the platforms.
Yesterday » 3:00:40
Why do so many artificially intelligent chatbots have female names and avatars?
Yesterday » 3:00:19
Two stories in the past week have reported contradictory conclusions about the cost of Christmas dinner.
Dow rises to a fresh record close
Yesterday » 1:39:54
Rising bank shares and strong economic data help to push the Dow Jones to a new record.
Brexit: Theresa May 'ambitious' over deal with EU
Yesterday » 0:59:45
Theresa May says she is "ambitious" about the deal the UK will strike when leaving the EU.
Chinese buy President Xi and David Cameron visit pub
Yesterday » 9:36:27
A village pub made famous by the visit of China's President Xi Jinping and David Cameron is bought by Chinese investors.
Amazon unveils plans for grocery shop with no checkouts
Yesterday » 8:29:02
Customers will be able to select items and walk out without waiting to pay at the Amazon Go shop.
Carney warns about popular disillusion with capitalism
Yesterday » 7:45:30
Bank of England boss warns people will reject capitalism unless more is done to help those left behind.
Scottish fossils tell story of first life on land
Yesterday » 6:03:49
Fossils of possibly the earliest backboned four-legged animals to walk have been found in Scotland.
Tata Steel: Unions close to deal to keep Port Talbot open
Yesterday » 5:46:50
Unions are close to agreeing a deal with Tata Steel which would keep the Port Talbot works open along with other UK plants, BBC Wales understands.
Robot aircraft take to British skies
Yesterday » 5:02:44
Robot aircraft are to be tested in UK airspace to help refine systems that control autonomous planes.
Corporate growth still driving deforestation, CDP shows
Yesterday » 3:59:02
Although progress is being made, up to US $906bn of company turnover is still tied to global deforestation, an assessment suggests.
Tim Peake spacecraft will arrive in UK in 2017
05 Dec 2016 3:22:03
The UK has bought the capsule which sent Tim Peake into space and returned him to Earth.
Trump attacks China in Twitter outburst
05 Dec 2016 1:31:52
US President-elect Donald Trump tweets criticism of China's monetary and South China Sea policies.
05 Dec 2016 1:09:48
Were the official GDP forecasts from the Office for Budget Responsibility too gloomy?
Last winter's flooding 'most extreme on record' in UK
05 Dec 2016 1:04:54
Flooding across parts of the UK last winter was the most extreme on record, experts say.
UK service sector growth 'continues to strengthen'
05 Dec 2016 0:35:41
The UK's key service sector grew at its fastest pace since January last month, according to a closely watched survey.
RBS settles three claims over 2008 fund raising
05 Dec 2016 9:37:20
Royal Bank of Scotland has reached a deal with three of five shareholder groups who allege they were misled over the bank's £12bn fund raising in 2008.
FTSE 100 higher after Italy referendum
05 Dec 2016 9:10:12
The London stock market rises in early trade, despite fears that the Italian referendum result could hit shares.
HK tycoon makes $5.4bn offer for Australian energy firm
05 Dec 2016 5:11:24
A unit of Li Ka-shing's conglomerate has made a $5.4bn takeover offer for Australian energy firm Duet Group.
Link between Shenzhen and HK stock markets goes live
05 Dec 2016 1:54:43
A link between the Shenzhen and Hong Kong stock exchanges starts up.
Shenzhen - Hong Kong trading scheme kicks off
05 Dec 2016 0:59:36
Cross-border share trading between Shenzhen and Hong Kong gets underway after a one-year delay.
'Dangerous wait' with fire-risk dryers
05 Dec 2016 0:05:07
Households with fire-prone tumble dryers still face "unacceptable" delays for repairs, a consumer group says.