How best to help sex workers: Full decriminalisation versus abolition
Should prostitution be a normal profession?
TED2019: Space junk, rockets and aliens
Companies set on exploring the cosmos converge on the TED conference in Vancouver.
TED2019: Facebook, Twitter and democracy
Jane Wakefield reports from the Ted conference in Vancouver
The true cost of periods
Is it time to rethink the way we manage menstruation?
Pricing in climate change
Are markets and companies beginning to grasp the threat of global warming?
The global affordable housing crisis
Is rent control the answer to the increasing cost of housing in the rich world?
When computer glitches ruin lives
Imagine losing your home, your job or your reputation, all because of a computer error
Youtube: Cracking down on crackpots
What the video-sharing site needs to do to stop promoting dangerous conspiracy theories
What young Indians want
As India holds elections, getting decent jobs is top of the agenda for most young voters
The mega factory that never was
Taiwanese manufacturer Foxconn is causing a political headache for President Trump
A four-day week?
The campaign for a four-day working week is gaining traction, particularly in the UK
The value of domestic work
Housework and caring - an essential but overlooked part of the economy
The price of bread
This global food staple used to account for half of some people's income
Netflix moves into Africa
The video streaming service has announced a series of original African productions
India's caste quota controversy
Is PM Modi's tinkering with the reservation system just an election ploy?
Rebuilding an economy after two cyclones
In Mozambique, Cyclones Idai and Kenneth did tremendous damage to the lives of millions
Disabled on Wall Street
Getting more disabled people into the workforce
The coming floods
With the sea level rising, will the world's coastal cities find themselves underwater?
The cyber arms race
Was the 2016 NotPetya attack a portend of devastating cyber-wars in the future?
Climbing the student debt mountain
Could a new scheme alleviate the crippling cost of university fees for young Americans?
The magic money tree
Should governments spend more money?
A new port in India
India's bid to capture a slice of global shipping
The meat-free burger
Can a burger help save the planet?
Education for all
How can educators ensure that every child in the world has access to a decent school?
The trillion dollar coach
What Silicon Valley learned from the American football coach Bill Campbell
The plastic in the ocean
Why plastic ends up there and how to stop it
India election: Modi's report card
Fergus Nicoll travels through Indian Prime Minister Modi's home constituency of Varanasi
Europe votes for uncertainty
With the EU parliament becoming more fragmented, how will it affect business sentiment?
The cruel multi-million-dollar business of scamming lonely hearts online
Is Google too big?
Is Google's share of our attention and data too dominant? We ask Eric Schmidt
A turbulent time for low cost airlines?
Is the industry suffering in Europe after years of relentless expansion?
Jobs for prisoners
The challenge of getting ex-offenders back into work
The cost of farmed Atlantic salmon
How has it become so popular and what does that mean for the environment?
Is it time to tax robots?
With ever more jobs being automated, should the automatons be taxed the same as humans?
Oil, guns and pollution
Oil giant Shell tells us why it struggles to clean up its operations in the Niger Delta
The rise and fall of viral marketing
Can a bear in an ad help sell more washing machines?
Who is afraid of Huawei?
The cost of the angst about China's telecoms giant
The global trade in trash
Asian countries have told the West to stop dumping its plastic waste on them
Big Brother backlash?
Facial recognition is a powerful tool, but it raises questions about how it can be abused
Have we forgotten to be happy?
Should public happiness be the ultimate goal of government policy?
The next financial crisis
Could the fund management industry be the epicentre of the next big financial earthquake?
Wine and trade wars
The US-China trade war has seen wine exports from California's Napa Valley dry up.
Hostile environment for immigrants
How Western immigration policy is prioritising populism over business interests
How Can NI Encourage and Nurture New Businesses?
John Campbell speaks to guests about what it takes to keep start-ups going.
Carole Ghosn claims husband's arrest is a 'conspiracy'
Nissan denies its former chairman's arrest was a conspiracy.
Is the pencil underrated?
Airline boss speaks out
Danni Hewson and Louise Cooper hear from the boss of Ethiopian Airlines on Boeing issues.