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Barclays challenges US fraud case

BUSINESS - Thu, 2014-07-24 11:35
Barclays challenges legal action brought by US prosecutors alleging fraud in its "dark pool" trading operations.

GM profits hit by recall problems

BUSINESS - Thu, 2014-07-24 11:33
Earnings at the US carmaker General Motors slump because of the cost of vehicle recalls.

Rosetta's comet seen in close-up

SCIENCE & NATURE - Thu, 2014-07-24 11:11
Europe's Rosetta probe has acquired new images of the comet it is chasing through space.

More art found in Gurlitt's home

ENTERTAINMENT - Thu, 2014-07-24 11:10
Two sculptures, possibly by Rodin and Degas, are discovered in the home of the late art hoarder Cornelius Gurlitt in Munich.

Government to end nuclear waste veto

SCIENCE & NATURE - Thu, 2014-07-24 10:26
The UK government wants to scrap a community veto which allows local politicians to block a future £12bn nuclear waste repository.

VIDEO: Olympic cauldron secrets revealed

ENTERTAINMENT - Thu, 2014-07-24 10:11
The London 2012 Olympic Cauldron is going on display for the first time in a purpose-built gallery.

Europe lifts Tel Aviv flights ban

BUSINESS - Thu, 2014-07-24 09:22
The European Aviation Safety Agency has joined the US in lifting its ban on flights to Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion airport.

Qualcomm disputes China phone sales

BUSINESS - Thu, 2014-07-24 09:07
US chipmaker Qualcomm claims some Chinese companies are misrepresenting sales to minimise their payments.

Carbon concerns over wood burning

SCIENCE & NATURE - Thu, 2014-07-24 08:58
Burning wood to fuel power stations can create as many harmful carbon emissions as burning coal, according to a government report.

'The Force' comes to County Kerry

ENTERTAINMENT - Thu, 2014-07-24 08:50
Could the latest Star Wars movie be about to film off the coast of County Kerry?

Stars lined up for Edinburgh TV fest

ENTERTAINMENT - Thu, 2014-07-24 08:41
Gary Lineker, John Bishop and Frankie Boyle will be among the celebrities at the 2014 Edinburgh Television Festival, its organisers announce.

Nasa seeks aid with Earth-Mars links

SCIENCE & NATURE - Thu, 2014-07-24 08:33
Nasa is asking for help to get data back from future science missions orbiting Mars or roaming its surface.

How 'Tut-mania' gripped the world

ENTERTAINMENT - Thu, 2014-07-24 08:02
How Tutankhamun's tomb changed 1920s culture

VIDEO: New twist in Banksy mural saga

ENTERTAINMENT - Thu, 2014-07-24 07:48
There are questions over the ownership of the Banksy Spy Booth mural in Cheltenham, as Steve Knibbs reports.

Birdman heads Venice gala line-up

ENTERTAINMENT - Thu, 2014-07-24 07:26
Birdman, starring Michael Keaton and Edward Norton, will lead this year's Venice Film Festival line-up.

Alstom charged with corruption

BUSINESS - Thu, 2014-07-24 07:21
Alston Network, a UK subsidiary of the giant French engineering group Alstom, has been charged with corruption by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO).

Spanish unemployment below 25%

BUSINESS - Thu, 2014-07-24 07:07
The unemployment rate in Spain falls below 25% for the first time in two years, as the economy begins to grow.

VIDEO: Clue to antibiotic resistance spread

HEALTH - Thu, 2014-07-24 07:06
Scientists trying to understand the rise of antibiotic resistance believe pilgrimages could provide clues to the mechanisms behind its spread.

VIDEO: The rehydration unit in an Indian slum

HEALTH - Thu, 2014-07-24 06:57
An Indian charity has set up a rehydration unit in their health centre to ensure local people get access to oral rehydration therapy

Ex-Portuguese bank boss arrested

BUSINESS - Thu, 2014-07-24 06:41
Ricardo Salgado, the former boss of the troubled Portuguese bank Banco Espirito Santo (BES) is arrested in Lisbon.