More than 4,000 strikes are being held around the globe, starting in Australia. Read more
Update: Global climate change strike begins
More than 4,000 strikes are being held around the globe, starting in Australia.
Vaping comes under pressure
With multiple countries banning electronic cigarettes, we examine the causes for concern.
Update: Oil attacks increase tensions
We hear from Saudi Arabia to assess the damage to a key oil facility
Thomas Cook facing collapse
Package tour operator Thomas Cook is expected to announce it will go into administration
Thomas Cook collapses as rescue talks fail
What will be the long term impact?
Update: Wall Street flat as investors pull back
Following the collapse of travel company Thomas Cook, we look at the long term impacts
Suspending UK Parliament was unlawful, court rules
We gauge business reaction to the latest development in Britain's Brexit process
Update: Democrats launch formal Trump impeachment inquiry
US Democrats have opened a formal impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump
The challenge of a growing population
With Earth's population set to grow 25% by 2050, we ask how people will be accommodated.
Update: Juul boss steps down amid vaping concerns
The chief executive of vaping firm Juul has stepped down
Can we trust artificial intelligence to be ethical in a war?
Defence firms face a quandary over the ability of computers deciding to kill the enemy.
Update: Peloton IPO off to a bumpy start
The cult fitness start-up Peloton started selling shares on the US market today
The future of banking
With tech giants like Facebook getting into payments, we look at the future of banking.
Update: Teaching wellness to children
We meet the school heads putting well being on the curriculum
Conservatives set to return to power in Austria
Sebastian Kurz is set to return to the chancellorship with a strengthened mandate.
Morocco's economic ambitions
We hear how Morocco hopes to become the investment gateway to the African continent.
Will robots help feed the world?
With a growing global population we hear about technology that will help feed the world.
Update: EU introduces appliance repair policy
The European Union seeks to end kitchen appliance breakdowns with 'right to repair'
The Japan-South Korea trade dispute explained
A trade dispute between Japan and South Korea has led to boycotts of Japanese goods.
Update: US to impose tariffs on many EU goods
The US will impose billions of dollars worth of tariffs on European Union goods
Morocco's tourism challenges
Tourism is a key source of income for Morocco, but it also brings challenges.
Update: US markets improve through the day
We look at the movers and losers of the US stock markets
The business of dating
We take a look at the different business models set up to make money out of romance.
Update: Prince Harry sues UK tabloids in phone-hacking claim
The prince has begun legal action against the owners of the Sun and the Daily Mirror.
Unilever to halve single use plastics
Consumer goods giant tells BBC of its plans by 2025.
Ex-Deutsche Bank Trader: 'I'm being jailed - but the court was misled'
Matt Connolly speaks to World Business Report as part of a BBC investigation.
Update: General Motors strike knocks US economy
The strike has shut down GM production in the United States
EU strengthens whistleblower protections
EU states have two years to bring in agreed new legal protection for whistleblowers.
IMF and World Bank warn of deteriorating global outlook
The World Bank has published its World 2020 Development Report
Corporate sponsorship under pressure
We look in depth at the funding relationship between corporate sponsors and the arts.
Update: US market rebounds on China trade optomism
Susan Schmidt of Aviva Investors on the day's trading on Wall Street.
Does blockchain live up to the hype?
Blockchain is a technology behind cryptocurrency Bitcoin, but does it have other uses?
13th round of US-China trade talks under way
Talks resume against a backdrop of heightened diplomatic tension
The challenge of dams
Whilst providing clean power, building a dam has significant environmental impacts.
US postpones next tariff hike after China trade talks
The US has agreed to suspend its next tariff hike on Chinese imports.
Polish governing party set for election victory
Ruling Law and Justice party has clashed with Brussels over migration and the judiciary.
Stephen Schwarzman talks to World Business Report
We talk to the billionaire chief executive of one of the world's biggest investment firms
Update: US markets flat as traders await bank earnings
Peter Jankovskis of Oakbrook Investments talks us through the day's trading in the States
Christine Lagarde's challenges at the ECB
There are challenges ahead when Christine Lagarde takes over at the European Central Bank
Japan counts costs of deadly floods
With 40 deaths and 110,000 rescuers mobilised, Japan is reeling from Typhoon Hagibis
Why is Sports Direct narked about Nike and Adidas?
Sports Direct has called for an inquiry into Nike and Adidas's treatment of suppliers.
Is the West really meritocratic?
US academic and author Daniel Markovits argues that meritocracy fuels inequality
What would happen if GPS stopped working?