Could a new scheme alleviate the crippling cost of university fees for young Americans?
Climbing the student debt mountain
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
Istanbul's vexed elections
The Turkish city votes again for a new mayor after March's election result was overturned
Turkey's commercial capital votes for a new mayor after March's election was overturned.
US accuses Iran of "nuclear extortion"
Iran says it will soon breach agreed limits on stockpiles of enriched uranium
Rain, rain go away
Danni Hewson and Louise Cooper look at the economic impact of bad summer weather.
Iran says it will soon breach agreed limits on stockpiles of enriched uranium.
The challenge of electric charging infrastructure
We hear how many rural areas lack the infrastructure to charge electric cars