10:33 UK time, Friday, 6 December 2013
On the Office for Budget Responsibility's analysis of what's going on in the British economy, there is a bit of a mystery about why the recovery is happening now, as opposed to some other time.
The World Trade Organization agrees a historic global deal aimed at boosting commerce, which could add nearly $1tn to the global economy.
Samsung and Philips are among several consumer electronics companies raided by the European Commission over suspected breaches of competition rules.
US stocks jump on Wall Street following the release of stronger-than-expected jobs figures.
Germany's central bank, the Bundesbank, raises its forecasts for German economic growth in 2013 and 2014.
Before and after Mandela: From laggard to African leader
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The Duke of York hosts a speed dating-style event for start-ups
Ford Mustang and the history of US muscle cars
The young workers fighting against unpaid work
How an unusual passion led to a successful business
Should we fear the rise of Chinese telecoms group Huawei?
Booming Canadian economy attracts British workers
Meeting Greece's million unpaid workers
The exclusive hotel rooms 20ft beneath the waves
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