A new study utilising social media images of animals online has revealed that at least 55 species in the UK have been displaced by climate change over the last decade.
A surprise jump in retail sales last month was partly due to a surge in demand for second-hand goods, according to official figures.
An app which artificially alters faces to make them look older has gone viral on social media over the past few days, with people rushing to download it and take part in the #FaceAppChallenge.
A no-deal Brexit will plunge the UK economy into recession and could leave a £30bn black hole in public finances, according to the Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR).
Shares in the online fashion retailer Asos lost more than a quarter of their value when trading began on Thursday after it issued a profit warning.
Water firms in England and Wales are facing demands to ramp up investment in infrastructure and cut household bills at the same time.
Netflix shares have tumbled in after-hours trading following revelations it lost customers in its core US market for the first time in eight years.
Instagram is hiding the number of likes on posts in seven countries to "remove pressure" on users.
A list of leading FTSE companies that include BAE Systems, BT and British Gas owner Centrica have been suspended from the government's Prompt Payment Code, after they were found to take longer than 60 days to pay their suppliers.
The owner of the Daily Mirror and Daily Express has waded into the auction of the i and hundreds of regional titles in an effort to create a British newspaper powerhouse.
The Tory leadership hopefuls are facing pressure to lower the salary threshold for migrant workers from £30,000 to £20,000 to avoid skills shortages across the economy after Brexit.
Anyone heading home through the City of London last night between 6pm and 8.30pm will have had their regular commute disrupted.
A rail firm has been fined £1m after a passenger died when he put his head out of a train window.
Teenagers are increasingly choosing to work online rather than do traditional Saturday jobs such as shop work or paper rounds, research has found.
Elon Musk, the eccentric billionaire behind Tesla and SpaceX, outlined plans on Tuesday to connect human brains directly to computers, using a tiny chip.
The EU's competition regulator is to investigate the use of sellers' data by Amazon - the latest big multinational firm to face pressure over exploitation of customer information.
House prices in London fell in May at their fastest rate for almost a decade, according to official figures.
The chief executives of Asda, Greggs and J Sainsbury will hold talks with Michael Gove this week amid growing concern that a series of recycling initiatives will impose unsustainable costs on an already-embattled sector.
A measure of the cost of living remained static last month as rising food and alcohol prices were offset by cheaper petrol and diesel.
Chimpanzees enjoy watching films together and are more likely to be sociable after seeing them, a study has found.
It is said to be the fastest growing language in the UK - and has even had a Hollywood film made about it.
John McDonnell is unveiling a socialist revolution aimed at reducing the "scourge" of poverty, which will be the centrepiece of Labour's manifesto in a general election.
The new president of the European Commission issued an instant Brexit message after being elected to replace Jean-Claude Juncker - warning that both Britain and the EU "should do everything not to have a hard Brexit".
Facebook says it is willing to postpone its digital currency until it has satisfied the concerns of the US treasury and other regulators around the world.
The pound fell briefly to its lowest rate against the dollar in two years on Tuesday, as the two remaining Conservative Party leadership candidates appeared to spook the currency by refusing to rule out a no-deal departure from the EU in October.
The banknote and passport printer De La Rue is facing a fresh round of boardroom upheaval amid a threat from a furious City investor to oust its chairman at an extraordinary general meeting.
International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde has resigned from her post effective from 12 September.
Topshop's parent company Arcadia. which averted collapse last month, has had its rescue plan challenged by a US creditor.
Surgeons behind the separation of twin sisters who were joined at the skull have launched a charity to support similar operations.
London mayor Sadiq Khan has blocked plans for a new skyscraper dubbed The Tulip to be built in the city.
Meredith Whittaker, one of the Google employees who led global walkouts at the tech giant over sexual harassment claims, has left the company following allegations of a fallout against the protest's organisers.
Ryanair says delays to deliveries of the crisis-hit Boeing 737 MAX means it must scale back some of its services.
As a data scientist working at the UK's national institute for data science and AI, The Alan Turing Institute, I am absolutely delighted at the news of Alan Turing being chosen as the face of the new £50 note.
Average wage growth has accelerated to levels not seen since July 2008, according to official figures.
Shares in the company behind Irn-Bru and Rubicon drinks has seen its share price lose a quarter of its value after it issued a profit warning.
The owner of hotel booking website Laterooms.com is seeking a change of destination after putting itself up for sale.
The UK's entire farming and food system must become sustainable by 2030 if the country is to tackle the climate change crisis.
SpaceX and NASA believe a titanium fire was the reason a launchpad test of its Crew Dragon vehicle - intended to one day fly astronauts to the International Space Station - ended in flames.
Facebook's new scam reporting tool goes live today following legal action aimed at forcing it to take online fraud more seriously.
Anorexia is at least partly a metabolic disorder and not purely psychiatric as previously thought, scientists have said.
One of Britain's biggest short-term consumer lenders is to ring-fence an £18m compensation pot for creditors as it prepares to wind itself up following a surge in customer complaints.
Nomura will pay $26.5m (£21m) to settle charges in the US that it failed to properly supervise five former traders who lied to customers about mortgage bond prices.
The 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission which took man to the moon is fast approaching, and the story will be retold many times - but what are the secrets that people aren't really aware of?
Two-year-old twins who were joined by their skulls and blood vessels have been successfully separated after having three major operations at a London hospital.
Think of the name Ogden and you might think of the American poet Ogden Nash, Coronation Street's busybody Hilda Ogden and her layabout husband, Stan, or even the famous Ogden's Nut Brown Flake tobacco brand, later parodied by 60s rockers The Small Faces.
NASA chief Jim Bridenstine has told Sky News he believes the next person to walk on the moon will be a woman - as he warned that space is "getting more and more dangerous" with some nations intent on destroying it.
World War Two codebreaker Alan Turing has been revealed as the face of the new £50 banknote.
Shares in Mike Ashley's Sports Direct have dived more than 10% after the retailer said it had delayed the publication of its annual results.
The man who invented the computer password, Fernando Corbato, has died aged 93 from complications related to diabetes.
Peter Thiel, a Silicon Valley billionaire and prominent supporter of Donald Trump, has suggested Google's alleged attempt to work with the Chinese military was "seemingly treasonous".
Amazon warehouse workers around the world are protesting and striking today to demand fairer working conditions as the company begins its Prime Day sales promotion.
There are no technological grounds to completely ban Huawei equipment from the UK's 5G infrastructure, a committee of MPs has reported, but there could be legitimate geopolitical and ethical reasons to do so.
The gender pay gap extends to pocket money, with girls earning 5% less on average per year compared to boys, a report says.
The EU's new satellite navigation system - which the UK is set to be controversially excluded from due to Brexit - has suffered a major outage.
Government ministers are meeting social media firms today to discuss how they can tackle the spread of disinformation about vaccinations.
Theresa May will pledge to offer new financial support for Britain's embattled automotive sector in one of her final efforts to cement an economic legacy before she leaves Downing Street.
China's economic growth slowed to its weakest level since 1992 in the second quarter of the year - damaged by the country's trade war with the US.
Vueling Airlines is the least punctual major airline flying from the UK, according to an investigation.
The man in charge of leading the government's global trade negotiations has told Sky News that the UK "had very little influence on the international trade system" before voting to leave the European Union.
Britain's second-biggest drug-maker is turning to a former chief financial officer of AstraZeneca, its London-listed rival, to steer it through an £81bn break-up.
Bidders for British Steel have been told to submit their final offers for the company by midnight on Monday as advisers to the government draw up detailed contingency plans for the potential closure of its vast Scunthorpe steelworks.
Adults who were born prematurely are more likely to remain life-long virgins and never form romantic relationships, research has found.
Scientists have photographed a phenomenon which Albert Einstein called "spooky action at a distance" for the first time.
Six blind people have had their sight partially restored using an implant which transmits video images to the brain.
The US Federal Trade Commission has voted to approve a fine of about $5bn for Facebook over privacy violations, according to a report.
A series of planned strikes at Heathrow Airport in a dispute over pay is threatening to cause summer travel chaos.
Individuals who have been caught live-streaming themselves while driving have been banned from streaming platform Twitch.
A planned rescue deal for Thomas Cook which would effectively see the firm taken over is "a bitter bill", the head of the struggling travel firm has told Sky News.
One of the major British players in the fast-expanding meal-kit delivery market has been served up £30m of new funding as it intensifies its rivalry with the likes of HelloFresh.
Ford and Volkswagen are to extend their alliance with a multi-billion pound tie-up on driverless and electric vehicles.
Huawei is confident the UK will allow its equipment to form part of the country's 5G infrastructure, its global head of government affairs said on Friday morning.
Harry and Meghan's wedding and the birth of Prince Louis helped secure record sales of official royal-themed merchandise.
Many thousands of jobs will be lost across the UK if Theresa May's successor triggers a no-deal Brexit, the business secretary has warned.
Almost one in four people say they would support having a "data death" soon after their physical death, according to new research.
Thomas Cook Group is in advanced talks about a rescue deal that will see the company effectively broken up and its tour operating arm taken over by the Chinese owner of Club Med.
Social media giant Twitter is back up after an outage left users unable to log on for nearly two hours.
A 99-million-year-old bird with a toe longer than its leg has been found fossilised in amber.
An industrial turnaround veteran who was parachuted into Carillion just weeks before its collapse is to take on another big outsourcing job as the next chairman of Interserve Group.
Italy's ruling party is facing an investigation into claims it tried to funnel money into its coffers from Moscow via a secret oil deal.
Marks & Spencer (M&S) says its clothing boss Jill McDonald is "leaving the business", declaring the transformation of its fashion fortunes must now "move on at pace".
An American hedge fund giant has waded into the auction of Britain's second biggest care home operator, setting up a potential tussle for control with another of the company's major creditors.
Consumer goods giant Reckitt Benckiser said it has agreed to pay up to $1.4bn to settle US investigations into the sale and marketing of an opioid addiction treatment by its former pharmaceuticals business Indivior.
Right-wing media personalities will be at the White House on Thursday for a social media summit hosted by President Donald Trump to tackle perceived anti-conservative bias on online platforms.
Britain's financial system is strong enough to cope with the shock of a trade war-driven global slowdown even if it coincides with a "disorderly" Brexit, the Bank of England has said.
President Donald Trump has ordered an investigation into France's proposed tax on technology companies.
The White House has announced it will relax sanctions on Huawei which prevented American firms from providing technologies to the company.
The controversial process of fracking for shale gas will resume at a site near Blackpool in Lancashire, Cuadrilla has confirmed.
Britons could spend more than £2.7bn this year on summer outfits they will wear only once.
Reinsurance giant Swiss Re has suspended plans for a £3.3bn London stock market flotation of its subsidiary ReAssure, blaming "heightened caution" among investors.
The future of Marks & Spencer's clothing chief has been thrown into doubt amid suggestions that she may be on the verge of leaving the company after less than two years.
Work is to resume on building a huge telescope on the top of a mountain sacred to some native Hawaiians.