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Shell and Friends of the Earth go head to head over a ruling over pollution in Nigeria.
Should bankers receive big bonuses or are salaries already too high?
Unrest in Egypt is driving away investors and tourism. How can it attract new investment?
We hear from a businesswoman who says things were better before Egypt's revolution.
World Business Report provides analysis of the big global business and economic issues.
Could the UK leave the EU? German and British businesses tell us what's at stake for them.
David Cameron promises a British vote on the EU. What is the impact for the UK economy?
The rial slides on reports of moves to sack the head of Iran's central bank.
The rial slides amid reports of moves to sack the head of Iran's central bank.
Can Barack Obama use his second term to finally lift America out of its economic malaise?
After Lance Armstrong's admission of doping guilt, how much money could he have to return?
The latest on the crisis at a gas facility in Algeria where workers were taken hostage.
Consumers horrified at the appearance of horsemeat in UK and Irish burgers
14,000 South African miners lose their jobs at platinum mines hit by unrest last year.
Dense smog covers swathes of northern China, raising questions about its breakneck growth.
The US aviation regulator launches an investigation into the Boeing 787 Dreamliner.
In a country that needs to feed a billion people, why does India throw away so much food?
Another setback for Boeing after fire breaks out on board its flagship 787 Dreamliner.
The UK government's new healthy eating campaign: will it benefit food companies?
Switzerland's oldest bank has shut down after pleading guilty to tax evasion under US law.
We report on the exodus of young Spanish talent fed up with not finding a job.
We get an update from Wall Street as the US agrees a deal to avoid their fiscal cliff.
Stock markets rise as the US agrees a deal to prevent sharp tax rises and spending cuts.