Processing the world's trash heap is big business, worth 400 bn dollars. But can it last?
Will punishing Russia with sanctions bring an end to the attacks in eastern Ukraine?
Are the billions being spent on the fight against the terror threat monies well spent?
If women had an equal slice of the global economy output could soar by as much as 40%
The BBC's big thinkers read the runes for the economic year ahead
The world is not saving enough for its old age
What kind of year has it been for the world's workers?
A look at the economic highs and lows of 2014 and what it might mean for the year ahead?
As prices drop in China, what might the impact be elsewhere in the global economy?
Vast global land transactions are taking place but are the deals always fair?