As India prepares to launch a second mission to the moon, we ask if it's money well spent
India's space ambitions
Volodymyr Zelensky set to win Ukraine elections
Volodymyr Zelensky's party is set to convincingly win a snap parliamentary election
What you need to know about the Strait of Hormuz
The importance of this Gulf waterway and how disruption to shipping there affects us all
Tensions high amid Strait of Hormuz seizure
The impact of Iran's decision to seize a British-flagged ship in the Strait of Hormuz
The race to combat Ebola
Despite available vaccines the latest outbreak of Ebola shows no sign of being contained
Boris Johnson's economic challenges
As Boris Johnson takes over as UK prime minister, we consider his economic challenges
The challenge of childcare
We take a look at childcare policies in different parts of the world
The impact of climate change on farming
As Europe endures a heatwave, we examine the impact of climate change on food production
Trade talks to continue between the US and China
The US and China will continue trade negotiations in Shanghai
The future of television
As cable TV subscriptions fall in favour of streaming we look at the future of television
Beyond Meat shares sink despite rising demand
The company which makes food that looks like meat from plants plans to sell more shares
Empowering disability in the workplace
We ask whether big companies are doing enough to enable workers who have disabilities
The business of weather
As climate change brings extremes, we hear how weather data can boost business profits
The impact of weather forecasting on business
The US cuts interest rates
The US central bank has cut interest rates for the first time since 2008.
Extra $2.5bn for no-deal Brexit planning
With just 91 days til the UK is due to leave the EU, we ask how prepared businesses are
Who finances the Sudanese regime?
Sudan protesters condemn killings ahead of transition talks.
The business of hair
We examine the global marketplace for human hair and hear why some think it is unethical
Stock markets drop on new Trump China tariffs
Donald Trump to impose new tariffs on a further $300bn of Chinese imports.
Japan and the US close to a trade deal
A free trade deal between Tokyo and Washington could be signed within weeks.
Would we benefit from a digital detox?
We ask whether technology has become too dominant a force in our lives
India and Pakistan tensions rise over Kashmir
The two nuclear powers are at odds after India revoked Jammu and Kashmir's special status
Germany's economic challenges
There are fears that the global trade war might tip Germany's economy into recession
US imposes sweeping sanctions on Venezuela
Controversy over Venezuela's leadership has attracted US sanctions
How effective are product certification schemes?
We hear about possible problems with schemes designed to certify commodity production
UN urges reform to food production
The UN has said humans need to reform food production methods to combat climate change
Ethiopia: Africa's latest economic miracle?
Will diaspora return and investment come to Africa's fastest-growing economy?
Guatemala heads to the polls
Voting is underway in Guatemala for the final round of the presidential election.
Cleaning the internet is 'the worst job in the world'
What happens to people who remove disturbing online content?
Argentine stocks and currency plunge
President Mauricio Macri suffered a shock defeat in primary elections on Sunday.
Improving female diversity in the entertainment industry
The success of Black Panther shows diversity sells on a global stage
The kink in the food delivery business
We look at the astonishing growth of food delivery companies - and their weaknesses
Argentina’s Historic Market Crash
Argentina reels from the biggest market crash in its history
Tackling forest fires
Fires around the world are becoming more and more frequent and intense.
First broadcast 2019/08/16 21:32 GMT
The latest business and finance news from around the world, on the BBC.
First broadcast 2019/08/16 22:32 GMT
Sudan to get new government
After months of street protests in Sudan, a new government is to be sworn in.
Starting from scratch
What's the best way to build a business from the ground up?
Fay and Ben: The Money Clinic - Episode 3
20-somethings, Ben and Fay have just moved in together, but can they agree on finances?
The Money Clinic: Fay and Ben
In an honest and intimate discussion, a counsellor helps people talk about money
Fay and Ben
In an honest and intimate discussion, a counsellor helps people talk about money.