"Happy the people whose annals are blank in the history books!"
—Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881) British historian, essayist
- Board of bank giant foregoes bonuses Wed, 04 Mar 2015 09:50:43 GMT
- UK bank Standard Chartered reports a steep fall in full-year profits after a "tough year" and foregoes bonuses for its directors.
- Ford launches e-bikes at mobile show Tue, 03 Mar 2015 14:54:21 GMT
- Ford has been showing off two e-bikes at Mobile World Congress as manufacturers start to look beyond the car.
- Tablet video game combats lazy eye Tue, 03 Mar 2015 20:54:48 GMT
- Video games firm Ubisoft is working on a title that it believes can treat lazy eye, a condition that can result in reduced vision.
- Armani labels Madonna 'difficult' Wed, 04 Mar 2015 10:51:09 GMT
- Fashion designer Giorgio Armani plays down his part in Madonna's fall at this year's Brit Awards, saying "we all know [she] is very difficult".
- Children's author Peet dies aged 67 Wed, 04 Mar 2015 09:32:42 GMT
- Award-winning children's author Mal Peet dies after after being diagnosed with cancer, aged 67.
- Stegosaurus gives up body weight Wed, 04 Mar 2015 00:17:30 GMT
- Scientists work out the body mass of the superb Stegosaurus specimen recently put on display at London's Natural History Museum.
- New threats to wild bees identified Wed, 04 Mar 2015 05:22:52 GMT
- Wild bumblebees are infected with many of the diseases found in honeybees looked after by bee keepers, according to a national survey.
- Adults get flu 'every five years' Wed, 04 Mar 2015 00:42:53 GMT
- Adults catch real flu about once every five years, while children get it every other year, scientists calculate, based on a field study in China.
- Coffee linked to 'cleaner' arteries Tue, 03 Mar 2015 00:08:56 GMT
- Drinking a few cups of coffee a day may help people avoid clogged arteries - a known risk factor for heart disease - South Korean researchers believe.
- Australia hit World Cup record score Wed, 04 Mar 2015 10:57:50 GMT
- Australia record the highest Cricket World Cup score in history, posting 417-6 against Afghanistan.
- Poyet's 'difficult day' over Johnson Wed, 04 Mar 2015 09:24:55 GMT
- Sunderland boss Gus Poyet describes the day in which his player Adam Johnson was arrested as one of his toughest.
- Delhi rapist says victim shouldn't have fought back Tue, 03 Mar 2015 01:15:45 GMT
- In 2012 an Indian student was raped on a bus in Delhi and died of horrific internal injuries. Leslee Udwin spoke to one of the rapists while making a film about the case.
- The spy who came in from al-Qaeda Tue, 03 Mar 2015 01:18:01 GMT
- Aimen Dean describes his years working in Afghanistan and London as one of the West's most valuable assets in the fight against militant Islam.
- Iceland paper published back to front Mon, 02 Mar 2015 15:20:19 GMT
- An Icelandic newspaper publishes an issue back to front in honour of its audience's traditional reading habits.
- Moles dig for history in Denmark Tue, 03 Mar 2015 16:04:10 GMT
- Moles are being used by a museum in Denmark to help gather information at an archaeological site.