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JK Rowling plans crime book spree

ENTERTAINMENT - Fri, 2014-07-18 19:24
JK Rowling's crime novels written under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith will eventually outnumber her Harry Potter books, she reveals.

Lagarde warns of market optimism

BUSINESS - Fri, 2014-07-18 17:03
IMF head Christine Lagarde warns that financial markets maybe a little too upbeat given high levels of unemployment and debt in European economies.

'Shoved' sea eagle chick flies nest

SCIENCE & NATURE - Fri, 2014-07-18 16:28
A sea eagle chick, featured on BBC Springwatch, which was seen being pushed out of the nest by an intruder eagle successfully flies the nest.

Forbes sold to Hong Kong investors

BUSINESS - Fri, 2014-07-18 15:38
After 97 years of family ownership, Forbes Media announces it has sold a majority stake of the firm to a Hong Kong-based group of international investors.

EU and US trade talks make 'painstaking progress'

BUSINESS - Fri, 2014-07-18 13:21
Why are US-EU trade talks so controversial?

VIDEO: Zambia's dynamic Chinese romance

BUSINESS - Fri, 2014-07-18 12:51
China and Zambia have strong trade and business links, but the romance has not been without controversy.

Boom in satellite ship tracking

SCIENCE & NATURE - Fri, 2014-07-18 12:21
The demand for ship identification and tracking data acquired by satellites is growing rapidly.

Legal wrangle delays DJ Kasem burial

ENTERTAINMENT - Fri, 2014-07-18 11:48
US DJ Casey Kasem is yet to be laid to rest a month after his death due to a continuing legal wrangle between family members.

EC 'confident' in brain project

SCIENCE & NATURE - Fri, 2014-07-18 10:45
The European Commission has responded to criticism of its billion-euro Human Brain Project, declaring confidence that objections will be satisfied.

EC 'confident' in brain project

HEALTH - Fri, 2014-07-18 10:45
The European Commission has responded to criticism of its billion-euro Human Brain Project, declaring confidence that objections will be satisfied.

Banks to face full competition probe

BUSINESS - Fri, 2014-07-18 10:39
Markets watchdog the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has recommended a full competition inquiry into banks.

Malaysia Airlines' future in doubt

BUSINESS - Fri, 2014-07-18 09:05
Shares in Malaysia Airlines closed down 11% following the crash of flight MH17 en route from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, raising questions about the airline's future.

VIDEO: The evolution of Bjork's instruments

ENTERTAINMENT - Fri, 2014-07-18 09:03
Bjork's musical director Matt Robertson explains how they developed the instruments for her Biophilia tour.

VIDEO: Zanzibar's Islamic banks on the rise

BUSINESS - Fri, 2014-07-18 08:56
Conventional banks in Zanzibar are tapping into a growing market for financial products and services that are compliant with Islamic law.

Which conflict zones do planes fly over?

BUSINESS - Fri, 2014-07-18 08:14
Who decides where it's safe to fly?

Hollyoaks is now 'most violent soap'

ENTERTAINMENT - Fri, 2014-07-18 08:07
Hollyoaks has overtaken EastEnders as the UK's most violent soap, according to new research from media watchdog Ofcom.

VIDEO: Babies, divas: Putting on the Proms

ENTERTAINMENT - Fri, 2014-07-18 07:56
Presenter Katie Derham tells BBC Breakfast about the highlights of this year's Proms

Ben Whishaw cast as new Paddington

ENTERTAINMENT - Fri, 2014-07-18 07:40
James Bond star Ben Whishaw is cast as the voice of Paddington in the upcoming film about the Peruvian bear.

Art by boy, 11, valued at £400,000

ENTERTAINMENT - Fri, 2014-07-18 07:38
A collection of 40 paintings by an 11-year-old boy from Norfolk is valued at £400,000 by a gallery.

Airlines change Ukraine flight paths

BUSINESS - Fri, 2014-07-18 07:37
Airlines have been told to divert flights away from eastern Ukraine following the crash of a Malaysian airliner, amid allegations it was shot down.