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Brexit bill 'in limbo' as MPs reject timetable
MPs backed the Withdrawal Agreement Bill - but minutes later voted against the timetable.
China's surveillance boom
Chinese firms sell 40% of global surveillance equipment, so we look at the implications
What's next for Brexit?
We take stock of Brexit as the UK waits to hear whether the EU will grant an extension
Diwali and the business of fireworks
We ask if growing environmental concerns might cause the fireworks industry to fizzle out
Argentina elects a new president
Argentinian votes have given victory to Alberto Fernandez in the presidential elections.
The challenge of deepfakes
We ask how much of a problem it is that software can easily manipulate people's image
What makes an eco-home?
We hear what makes an eco-home, and find out why properties miss the energy saving mark
Finding new global markets for sport
In an highly competitive world, we ask how sports can expand to develop in new markets
The rise of Alibaba
As the Chinese internet giant Alibaba releases its latest figures, we look at its rise
Africa's first commercial DNA biobank
We look at the challenges with collecting DNA and medical breakthroughs that might ensue
Saudi Aramco to go public
Oil giant Saudi Aramco has confirmed it is planning to list on the Riyadh stock exchange
Has the traditional book triumphed over the e-reader?
When e-readers came out, many predicted the demise of the book, but paper has fought back
Shipping industry faces tougher fuel regulation
We look at the impact new rules aimed at curbing pollution could have on shipping
Is Fitbit worth $2.1bn?
After Google bought fitness tracker firm Fitbit for $2.1bn, we ask if it's worth it
Should Facebook be broken up?
Some in the US are arguing for the break-up of Facebook, so we consider the arguments
Spain heads to the polls
As voters in Spain head to the polls on Sunday we look at the economic arguments in play
Brazil's former President, Lula, released from jail
Brazil's former President, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, has been freed from jail.
Saudi Aramco unveils some of its public listing plan
The oil giant has published more details of its planned stock market flotation
Where next for Lebanon?
After weeks of street protests over Lebanon's economy, we ask where next for the country?
US hopes to mediate on Ethiopia dam
The US is trying to mediate in a row over Ethiopia's Renaissance Dam
The impact of extreme weather on Africa
What can governments and agencies do to minimise the impact of extreme weather on Africa?
The potential of elephant grass as fuel
In the fight against climate change, some see potential in elephant grass as a clean fuel
Should the wealthy pay more tax?
We consider the idea of a wealth tax proposed by some in the US presidential race
Saudi Aramco flotation values oil giant at $1.7tn
Saudi Arabia has placed a preliminary valuation on state oil company Aramco.
What happened to WeWork?
Office-sharing company WeWork has had a tough year, so we ask where things went wrong
Samsung wants more of its devices to made in China
The South Korean technology giant is outsourcing more manufacturing to Chinese companies.
Could we all work a four-day week?
After Microsoft in Japan offered workers a four-day week we ask if the idea could spread
Juul faces mounting state lawsuits in US
The biggest vaping firm in the US has been hit with a lawsuit by the state of New York.
The challenge of providing clean water
Some countries struggle to provide clean water and sanitation, so how can it be improved?
The battle for streaming subscriptions
We look at the future of streaming, with a raft of new services launched or coming soon
Germany's economic future
We take stock of the German economy on the day Angela Merkel marks 14 years as Chancellor
Voting out corruption in Romania
Romanian voters say ongoing corruption is their main concern
Is Hyperloop worth the hype?
Travelling at over 300mph in a tube may be intriguing, but will Hyperloop catch on?
Can aviation go green?
As the airline Easyjet pledges to become carbon neutral, we ask what that really means
As the airline Easyjet pledges to become carbon neutral, we ask what that really means.
The challenge of ransomware
We ask if it's a good idea to pay a ransom if your computer is infected with ransomware
Does capitalism have a moral dimension?
We ask whether successful firms should have a moral mission beyond simply making money
Have you lied on your CV?
Is it ever worth lying on your CV? And what happens if you get caught?
COP25 to kick off in Madrid
The UN's annual climate change conference will get under way in Madrid on Monday
The challenges of carbon trading
Carbon trading is seen as a tool to combat climate change, but it has its challenges
Trump puts fresh tariffs on Argentina and Brazil
Steel and aluminium exports from the two countries will be subject to the tariffs.
The business of pets
We examine the pet industry that runs from pamper parlours to cutting edge vet theatres
India's onion crisis
An onion crop failure led to soaring prices in India where it can cause political turmoil
Peloton bike ad mocked as 'sexist' and 'dystopian'
An advert from exercise bike company Peloton has been widely mocked as being "sexist"
Battle to do business in Iran
After deadly fuel protests in Iran, businesses tell us what they want from the government
Poland's punchy economic performance
Poland has the strongest performing economy in the European Union, and we find out why
Arrest after Delhi factory fire
At least fourty three people are dead in a fire at an Indian school bag factory
UK election 2019: How do voters feel?
Our reporter criss-crosses the country to assess the mood of a nation
We explore the policies on offer and feelings of voters
Update: Tullow Oil shares tumble 70%, boss resigns
Tullow announced a boardroom shake-up, scrapped its dividend and cut production forecasts
The rise of digital doctors
With online medical appointments growing, are they as good or secure as the real thing?
Why streaming doesn't always pay
Services like Spotify have revolutionised music, but how does it work for the artists?
The audio streaming economy
Switching off from work email
In an increasingly connected world, some are pushing back against being always on call
Conservatives win resounding UK election victory
We consider the economic and business implications of the Conservatives' UK election win