India and US seal nuclear deal
Yesterday » 6:03:40
India and the US announce a breakthrough on a deal for supplying civilian nuclear technology, on the first day of President Barack Obama's visit.
VIDEO: Icy mystery: Pluto ready for close-up
Yesterday » 8:30:13
The US space agency's mission to Pluto is about to take its first pictures of the mysterious icy world.
Eyes on Pluto for historic encounter
25 Jan 2015 3:29:44
Nasa's mission to Pluto gets under way in earnest as the New Horizons probe starts taking the pictures needed for July's close fly-by.
Aer Lingus 'to accept' new IAG bid
24 Jan 2015 0:40:43
Irish airline Aer Lingus is set to approve a takeover bid by British Airways owner IAG, the BBC understands.
Ukraine bailout 'credibility' boost
24 Jan 2015 7:39:09
Ukraine's new finance minister Natalie Jaresko says a proposed bailout package from the International Monetary Fund will be "sufficient to rebuild credibility" in the country's economy.
Concern over pension advice service
24 Jan 2015 6:37:40
A leading pensions expert says the government's new pension advice service will not be properly staffed by the launch date of 6 April.
ECB warns over "weakened" EU project
24 Jan 2015 5:34:47
A top official at the European Central Bank warns that unemployment and low growth are undermining the European Union.
VIDEO: The big changes in British birdlife
24 Jan 2015 1:21:16
RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch gets under way with thousands of people expected to record bird sightings in their gardens.
Bank president urges UK to stay in EU
24 Jan 2015 5:47:34
The president of a US investment bank says Britain should stay in the EU to ensure London remains a "great financial capital of the world".
VIDEO: SkyMall files for bankruptcy
24 Jan 2015 4:44:28
SkyMall, the catalogue found on most US airlines and popular for selling quirky products like garden gnomes and "orbit wheels", has filed for bankruptcy.
VIDEO: Killer whale could be set free
24 Jan 2015 2:46:17
In the next few days the authorities in the United States will decide whether to put killer whales on the list of endangered species.
Rat-eradication mission sets sail
24 Jan 2015 0:41:48
Eradicating rats from South Georgia to reclaim it for its seabirds
VIDEO: Rat eradication ship sets sail
24 Jan 2015 0:27:42
A conservation team in the final phase of a mission to eradicate rats from South Georgia sets sail from the Falkland Islands.
The man with 26 million students
24 Jan 2015 0:00:55
The young entrepreneur tackling the 'skills gap'
The pitfalls of trying to find a decent savings rate
23 Jan 2015 2:30:32
Can things get any worse for beleaguered savers?
Saxo Bank faces £70m Swiss losses
23 Jan 2015 1:29:34
Danish currency trading specialist said it could afford to absorb losses if customers failed to meet their obligations
Ashley loans won't be Ibrox-secured
Today » 9:48:55
Rangers and Mike Ashley agree that Ibrox Stadium will now not be used as security over any further loans.
Pound at new high against euro
23 Jan 2015 8:51:52
Investors respond to Mario Draghi's plan to revive flagging eurozone economies by selling the euro, pushing sterling to a seven-year high.
Economist chooses first female editor
23 Jan 2015 7:10:14
The influential 172-year-old publication sells 1.6m print copies a week
Winston Churchill's passion for science
23 Jan 2015 7:06:35
Charting Winston Churchill's passion for research
Carney: Tech firms' tax 'very small'
23 Jan 2015 6:09:49
The amount of tax paid by some technology firms is "very small" relative to their returns, the governor of the Bank of England says.
VIDEO: Carney welcomes ECB stimulus
23 Jan 2015 5:50:56
The governor of the Bank of England welcomes the European Central Bank's decision to roll-out a €1.1 trillion (£834bn) stimulus package.
VIDEO: Botswana's first youth radio station
23 Jan 2015 5:10:33
Founder of Yarona FM, Percy Raditladi, talks about the rise of the radio station and its plans for the future.
VIDEO: Kenyan media: Is it profitable?
23 Jan 2015 4:48:28
With 20 privately-owned television stations and over 370 radio stations, Kenya's media industry is vibrant but not necessarily lucrative.
What next for Saudi oil policy?
23 Jan 2015 4:19:03
BBC economics correspondent, Andrew Walker, with his assessment of what a new ruler in Saudi Arabia will mean for oil policy.