Signs warning shoppers how much exercise they need to do to burn off the sugar in fizzy drinks could be a useful tool in the fight against obesity, research suggests.
As oil prices fall, who will be the winners and losers?
The world's fastest ambulance, the world's speediest border, a fully functional mobile courtroom - the UAE's smart government technology on show at Gitex.
The world's fastest ambulance has been revealed at the Gitex technology show in Dubai.
US firm Chiquita rejects an offer from Brazilian billionaires Joseph Safra and José Luís Cutrale that would have valued the firm at $1.3bn, saying the offer was 'inadequate'.
Share prices in the US fell before recovering on Thursday, breaking the slide seen in markets across Europe as fears of a global economic slowdown mount.
Nigeria's lesson in how to prevent an outbreak
Internet giant Google reports third-quarter profits of $2.8bn, down 5% from the same period a year earlier, sending shares lower in after-hours trading.
Author John Grisham has apologised for criticising the US justice system's "harsh" punishment of those viewing indecent images of children.
Two British ex-Rabobank traders are charged by the US Department of Justice with manipulating the Libor rate, bringing the total number of ex-Rabobank employees charged to six.
Liverpool's newly rebuilt Everyman Theatre wins this year's Riba Stirling Prize for architecture.
The presence of carnivores, which control herbivore numbers, helps plants without thorny defences thrive, a study of life on the savannah reveals.
The internal structure of Saturn's moon Mimas is either irregularly shaped or awash with water, according to a new study of its tell-tale wobbling movements.
London Mining calls in administrators after running out of cash to operate iron ore mine in Ebola-hit Sierra Leone.
A New York Times columnist argues the US and Saudi Arabia are using lower oil prices to advance their foreign policy goals.
Aberdeen, Glasgow and Southampton airports are sold by owners Heathrow Airport Holdings in a £1bn deal.
The BBC's Linda Yueh has a look inside Chinese technology giant Huawei's anechoic chamber, during a tour of their headquarters.
Actor Steve Carell says the prosthetic nose he wore for the film Foxcatcher made people treat him differently on set.
As hundreds of investors and business people meet at The 1st Europe-Iran Forum in London there is a mood of cautious optimism.
A new exhibition looks at the changing face of Sherlock Holmes