Bye-Bye Ballmer

Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer is to retire from the technology giant within the next 12 months. Shares in Microsoft, criticised for its slow response to the booming market for mobile devices, leapt 9% on the news. We assess his legacy.

The availability of cheaper second hand clothes in the African country of Malawi means that poorer people can afford them. However, the knock-on effect is that the cotton-growing industry suffers. Our reporter Anne Soy has more.

Plus the woman who's writing poetry about bosses and why the Brits are teaching the Indians to make curry.

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