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The great semiconductor shortage
Why Taiwan isn't making enough computer chips
The Paystack effect
How the biggest start-up acquisition out of Nigeria is resonating across Africa
Why hair matters
For decades, some hairstyles have been discouraged at work
When the chips are down: The squeeze on semiconductors
Will hydrogen prove a life saver?
Could this explosive gas fill some critical gaps in a future zero-carbon energy system?
The plastic pandemic
The pandemic has brought with it a massive rise in plastic waste
Love in the time of coronavirus
Covid-19 has ruined millions of wedding plans. Will 2021 spark a race to the altar?
China's vaccine diplomacy
Poorer countries in search of Covid-19 vaccines are looking east
Why does Bitcoin consume so much energy?
The cryptocurrency now uses as much electricity as Argentina, but is that sustainable?
Some say they will help us return to life as we knew it. Others warn of ethical concerns
Many embraced working from home at the start of the pandemic. But has it lost its lustre?
Growing up in lockdown
How the pandemic has affected teen mental health
Guyana and the pandemic
How has mental health in the South American country been affected during lockdown?
Covid: Healthcare worker burnout
A year of crisis has taken its toll on those tasked with caring for the sick and elderly
The joy of work
How to work your way to happiness, and break that daily grind
Women forced out of the workforce, teens growing up in lockdown, and mental health.
Women, work and lockdowns
On International Women's Day, we explore the pandemic's impact on gender equality
The digital currency race
As central banks digitise their currencies, it could upend our relationship with money
Lab grown meat: The new food frontier?
Are lab grown chicken nuggets the ultimate innovation or a flash in the pan?
Josephine’s story: Covid hits Kenya
A single mother’s struggle to survive in Africa’s largest urban slum
Sexual assault in the music industry
Women are beginning to speak out against sexual violence and harassment
The Covid-19 pandemic: one year on
Has the food industry made Covid worse?
Obesity is a major factor in which countries have the worst Covid death rates
How the pandemic feeds online trolling
Lockdown frustrations have led to a rise in people intentionally upsetting others online
Murdoch at 90: What next for his media empire?
Is it time for Rupert Murdoch to hand over News Corp to the next generation?
Josephine’s story: Starting a business
In Africa’s largest urban slum, a single mother struggles to survive lockdown
Why your boss is incompetent
An explainer on why the wrong people get promoted
Vaccine Wars in Europe
How to stay alert
Strategic napping, the right lighting or popping a pill? How to stay sharp at the office
Could China pull the plug on coal?
A letter to the Bangladeshi government suggests Beijing may be clamping down on coal
The rise of food delivery apps
How the growth in food delivery apps could change the restaurant industry forever
Josephine’s story: Debt
Nigeria's kidnapping industry
What happens when your loved ones are ripped away from you
A giant container ship stuck in the Suez canal leaves global trade in a jam
Palm oil politics
An EU ban on the commodity's use in biofuel has upset Indonesia and Malaysia
Hydroelectric power in focus after disaster in India
After the Uttarakhand dam disaster, should India revise its clean energy strategy?
Why do so many women still feel unsafe walking the streets of our cities?
Josephine's story: Bouncing back
How to complain
From psyching yourself up, to getting what you want
The most spectacular loss of personal wealth in history?
What happens to whistleblowers
How exposing the truth at work can cost you your career
Where art and cryptocurrency meet...
Selling art with non-fungible tokens: Crypto craze or thing of value?
Tracing cotton’s DNA
Can technology help eradicate forced labour from global cotton supplies?
Mining the ocean
How rocks on the ocean floor could be key to the transition to electric cars
After the Ever Given blocked the Suez Canal, how much bigger can container ships get?
Greenland says no to rare earths mining project
Telegram in the spotlight
With plans to monetise the app, we look at how lax moderation may put lives in danger
A conversation with Greta
The world’s most famous climate activist just turned 18 and is as uncompromising as ever
Boom time for scammers
Why lockdown living is making us more vulnerable to financial scams
President Biden and his strategy for China
Will the US President continue with an increasingly hostile attitude towards China?