Thousands of federal workers miss their January pay as the budget is still unagreed.
US Shutdown Leaves 800,000 Workers Without Pay
May Makes Fresh Push for Deal Votes
UK prime minister Theresa May has made a new push to persuade MPs to back her Brexit deal
Theresa May's Brexit Deal Heavily Defeated
It was the largest defeat for a sitting government in history.
Trump Asked To Delay State of the Union Speech
Democrats have asked President Donald Trump to postpone the speech to Congress
Netflix Subscribers Rise to Nearly 140m
The streaming firm gained 8.8 million customers in the three months to 21st December.
Tesla to Cut About 3,000 Jobs
Elon Musk's Tesla to cut about 3,000 jobs as cars 'too expensive'
Theresa May Scraps Brexit Fee for EU Nationals
EU nationals in the UK will no longer have to pay the £65 fee to remain after Brexit.
Workers Turn to Food Banks as US Shutdown Continues
Thousands of workers are still without pay as the US shutdown enters its second month.
Clashes in Venezuela as Opposition Moves to Oust Maduro
Mass protests break out against President Nicolas Maduro, while the US backs Juan Guaido.
Venezuela's Crisis Grows
President Nicolas Maduro says he is closing his country's embassy in the US
Trump announces deal to lift shutdown
President yields to pressure to end the longest US government shutdown in history.
US Files Charges Against Huawei
Criminal charges filed against telecoms giant Huawei and its chief financial officer.
UK Parliament Votes to Change Brexit Backstop
UK Prime Minister Theresa May will seek 'alternative arrangements' for the Irish border
Facebook User Numbers Grow Despite Privacy Scandals
Facebook monthly users rose by nearly 10% last year to just over 2.3 billion people.
Japan-EU Trade Deal Begins
A new trade agreement between Japan and the European Union comes in to effect today
Counting the Cost of the US Government Shutdown
The shutdown cost approximately $3bn according to the Congressional Budget Office
Venezuela: Close To A Transfer of Power?
Eleven EU countries have joined the US in recognising Juan Guaidó as interim president
State of the Union address
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US nominates candidate for World Bank president
Washington's choice for the new head of the World Bank has been announced: David Malpass
Instagram Bans 'Graphic' Self Harm Images
Instagram announces it will ban graphic images of self-harm on the photo sharing app
Aid convoy stalled on Venezuelan border
Trucks laden with food and medicine are waiting at the Venezuelan border.
New talks aim to avert another US shutdown
Negotiators hope to reach a border security deal.
Protesters call for change in Venezuela
Supporters of opposition leader Juan Guaidó fill the streets of the capital, Caracas
Will President Trump avert another shutdown?
Trump has three days to sign legislation which would prevent a second government shutdown
Trump to declare emergency over wall
He will declare a national emergency to fund his promise of a US-Mexico border wall
President Trump takes emergency action on border wall
President Trump has said he will use emergency powers to build a border wall with Mexico.
Huawei boss: The US can't crush us
Ren Zhengfei, the Chinese technology company's reclusive founder, speaks to the BBC.
Bernie Sanders to run again for president
The left-wing senator confirms he will run again in next year's US presidential election.
The US and China resume trade talks
The world's two largest economies enter the next stage of high-level talks on Thursday.
Is China blocking Australian coal?
A number of harbours in northern China are said to be refusing Australian coal altogether
Clashes as Venezuela aid row intensifies
At least two people are killed as civilians confront troops at the border with Brazil
Iran's foreign minister announces resignation
Javad Zarif apologised for "shortcomings" via a post on Instagram.
Trump and Kim Jong-un hours from second meeting
President Trump is meeting North Korea's Kim Jong-un in Vietnam
President Trump's former lawyer calls him a liar, conman and cheat
Michael Cohen told Congress that Trump directed lies.
Pakistan to release captured Indian pilot
Pakistan will release a captured Indian pilot as a "peace gesture"
New York group asks Amazon to reconsider campus plan
New York business and political leaders asked Amazon to give an NY campus another chance
China's annual National People's Congress begins
Anyone who's anyone in local and national Chinese politics is gathering in Beijing.
Pressure grows on Canadian PM
A series of resignations from the Canadian government have caused a major crisis.
The US Trade Deficit Increases
The US trade gap with the rest of the world jumped to a 10-year high of $621bn last year.
Former Trump campaign chief jailed for fraud
President Trump's former campaign manager has been sentenced to 47 months in prison
Mass Blackouts in Venezuela
Mass blackouts have plunged much of Venezuela into darkness
'Legally-Binding' Changes to Brexit Deal Agreed
Theresa May and Jean-Claude Juncker reveal "legally-binding" changes to Brexit deal
British PM suffers new Brexit defeat
British MPs have voted against Theresa May's EU withdrawal deal for the second time
Boeing Grounds 737 Max Fleet
Boeing has grounded its entire global fleet of 737 Max aircraft.
UK seeks Brexit delay
British politicians have voted overwhelmingly to delay the UK's departure from the EU.
New Zealand Attack Suspect Appears in Court
Brenton Tarrant is charged with murder in the mosque shootings.
Could Russia and China become Boeing's competitors?
Could Russia and China launch planes to compete with Boeing in the aircraft market?
Google reveals gaming platform Stadia
Stadia will be available to users on smartphones, PCs, laptops and TVs.
Could Italy Be Next Stop On New Silk Road?
President Xi arrives in Italy to discuss the One Belt One Road initiative
EU leaders agree Brexit delay plan
EU leaders have agreed on a plan to delay the Article 50 process.
Special counsel Robert Mueller delivers report
Robert Mueller handed in his report on Russia and President Trump's 2016 campaign
Apple focuses on services expansion
Apple hires Hollywood's finest for its launch into the entertainment industry
FAA will bring 'significant change' in its oversight approach
The Federal Aviation Administration said it will change its oversight approach
No majority for any Brexit options
None of MPs' eight proposed Brexit options secured a clear backing.
Venezuela's Guaido banned from public office for 15 years
Venezuela's long-running crisis seems to be moving into an even more critical phase.
May's Brexit deal rejected again
British MPs have rejected prime minister Theresa May's Brexit deal for a third time.
British MPs fail to back Brexit proposals again
As a no-deal departure looms on April 12, how can business plan?
Can Theresa May salvage Brexit?
Britain's embattled prime minister invites the opposition leader in for talks
Malaysia: ex-PM faces court in global financial scandal
Najib Razak is on trial over charges relating to the 1MDB wealth fund
Germany pledges support for avoiding Irish hard border
Angela Merkel visits Dublin for the first time in five years.
Trump claims US economy would 'rocket' with lower interest rates
President Trump has stepped up his attacks on the US Federal Reserve.
Libyan oil disrupted by fresh violence
Fears of the takeover of Libya's capital by a warlord impact the oil price.
Israeli election: Netanyahu and Gantz both claim victory
Exit polls suggest there will be no clear winner in the closely fought general election.
Further Brexit Delay Agreed
The British Prime Minister is given another extension for Britain's departure from the EU
Sudanese Defy Military Curfew
Sudanese protesters continuing to defy a military curfew
US Banks Profits Positive
Ten years since the US financial crisis, we look at bank profits season
"Our history is burning" says France's Macron
A major fire has engulfed the Notre Dame cathedral in Paris
Netflix adds record number of subscribers
Nearly 10 million people signed up to the TV streaming service in Q1.
Argentina brings back price controls
President Macri launches the campaign with a video of himself filmed on a mobile phone.
Crowds in Sudan call for civilian-run government
Political parties can’t agree what should replace the current military leadership.
Trump speaks to Libya insurgent general
President Trump’s call suggests he endorses the general, unlike some of his allies
US to end sanction exemptions for major importers
The USA is to end exemptions from sanctions for countries still buying oil from Iran.
Snap Chat owners in good financial health
Snap, the owner of photo based app SnapChat, has reported good financial health
Facebook keeps growing despite privacy probe
$3bn set aside to cover the potential costs of an investigation into privacy practices.
China showcases Belt and Road initiative to world leaders
World leaders are gathering in Beijing for a summit on China's Belt and Road initiative
US economy surges 3.2 percent in first quarter
The US economy grew at an annualised rate of 3.2% in the first three months of the year.
Boeing faces shareholder backlash
The world's second-largest plane maker defends its record as investor criticism mounts
Tension mounts in Venezuela
Violence has erupted as anti-Maduro protestors take to the streets of the capital Caracas.
Opposition protests continue in Venezuela
Supporters of the opposition leader Juan Guaidó have been holding mass protests.
Iran oil sanctions: Exemptions for US trading partners expire
Temporary waivers on the US's sanctions against Iran expire for its key trading partners
US unemployment lowest in 49 years
The US unemployment rate is at its lowest level for more than 49 years.
US trade representative accuses China of eroding trade talks
US trade representative Lighthizer said China eroded commitments on trade
Trade war hits markets
Shares in New York have fallen by the most since March.
US to hit Iran with new economic sanctions
President Trump orders new sanctions on Iran's industrial metals industry
US hours from imposing a further $200bn of tariffs on China
Can a deal be reached between the two countries to end the trade war?
Uber shares sink on stock market debut
The shares fell 7.6%, making the ride-hailing app worth around $70 billion.
India: growth without jobs
India is growing at 6.5% but unemployment and underemployment remain persistent problems
WhatsApp privacy concerns continue
We look at the continued fall-out from the Whatsapp privacy revelations
US in 'emergency' over telecoms contracts
The US declares a national emergency over threats to its telecoms technology
Indian elections...live from Kerala
Business Matters comes live from Kerala in India
Iran-US tensions build
Donald Trump denies rifts with some of his advisers over increasing pressure on Iran
Education looms large in Indian Election
Anu Anand is in New Delhi to explore some of the issues shaping India's 2019 election.
Huawei accuses the US of bullying
Abraham Liu from Huawei said it was an attack on the "liberal, rules-based order."
India's education challenges
Whoever wins the Indian election will face an economic slowdown and an education crisis
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