Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has said the "plug" will not be pulled "prematurely" on the coalition government.
UK retail sales in April were 1.3% lower than in March as bad weather continued to dent spending, official figures show.
Microsoft has unveiled the Xbox One at an official launch event in Washington. The new Xbox One has been designed to run much faster than its Xbox 360 predecessor. It has improved voice recognition, Skype functions built-in and comes with a completely redesigned version of its motion-sensing technology Kinect.
Our statistical experts crunched some numbers to find out the accuracy of Mark Lawrenson's Premier League predictions
As EU leaders gather to discuss tax evasion, non-member Switzerland is under increasing pressure to abandon its long tradition of banking secrecy.
The prime minister has said that there is 'more to come' from the coalition in the run up to the 2015.
Arsenal's Kim Little speaks to BBC Sport's Tina Daheley ahead of Sunday's FA Women's Cup final, where she is "really excited" at the prospect of a fourth FA Women's Cup trophy.
Hong Kong Mercantile Exchange, which trades commodities, is being probed by the police and market regulators over alleged financial irregularities.
Mild iodine deficiency during pregnancy could be dimming the intellect of some babies born in the UK, say researchers.
The UK's largest building society, Nationwide, says its share of the mortgage market has reached a record high.
Robert Peston on why taxpayers won't be buying more bank shares
BBC Sport looks back at Scottish tennis player Andy Murray's impressive 2012 season, including his first ever Grand Slam crown.
Archivists at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in California have unearthed 20 vials of moon dust dating back to 24 July 1970, collected by Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin during the Apollo 11 mission.
German software company SAP says it hopes to recruit hundreds of people with autism, saying they have a unique talent for information technology.
Labour leader Ed Miliband is to criticise Google's tax arrangements when he speaks at an event organised by the internet search giant.
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Mild iodine deficiency during pregnancy could be dimming the intellect of some babies born in the UK, say researchers who studied 1,000 families.
A working plastic gun has been printed using a self-assembled 3D printer bought online, a nail and some household screws. A video on YouTube sees the Winconsin engineer behind the plans successfully shoot nine .38 caliber shots.
Match of the Day commentator John Motson picks his highlights, low points and best players from the 2012-13 season