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Why young people can't afford to buy homes

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 13:10
The biggest decline in home ownership in the past 20 years has been among young people on middle incomes.

Energy from rubbish to power Addis Ababa

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 12:51
A new plant in Addis Ababa will convert waste into a source of energy for the city.

UK retail sales show weak growth despite gym wear boost

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 12:22
Rising prices dampened shoppers' spending in January, but sales of sports goods are stronger than usual.

Uber is reporting crimes direct to police to boost safety

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 12:16
Uber will also set up a round-the-clock telephone line to help improve public safety.

Anger at Google image search 'peace deal'

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 11:36
The search giant will remove features from its image search to appease Getty Images.

Nirav Modi: Who is India's scandal-linked billionaire?

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 08:06
His diamonds have been worn by Kate Winslet and Priyanka Chopra but what do we know about Nirav Modi?

US rejects China-led bid for Chicago Stock Exchange

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 05:37
Regulator's decision is the latest rejection of a Chinese firm's attempt to do business in the US.

Renault asks Carlos Ghosn to stay on as chief executive

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 02:52
There had been some speculation the carmaker boss would relinquish his role as head of the French firm.

Why we drive our own buses

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 00:56
When their local bus services were cut, one group of people decided to set up their own bus company.

How the pneumatic tyre became a million dollar idea

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 00:24
The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst explains how the pneumatic tyre became a million dollar idea.

A tale of two Indian tech cities

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 00:23
Hyderabad is giving Bangalore a run for its money as a start-up destination in India.

Humble origins

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 00:09
Sweden is one of the most innovative countries in the world, but the business culture discourages bragging.

The Instagrammable museum: Is it art?

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 00:05
Should social media-friendly experiences designed to make striking photos be considered art?

Report proposes £10,000 for everyone under 55

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 00:04
A new report suggests the government should give £10,000 to every citizen under 55.

Manbag mystery

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 00:03
Increasing numbers of British men are carrying manbags, Mintel says, but what is it that makes a bag "male"?

South Africa: the economic challenge

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 00:01
What are the challenges facing South Africa's new president Cyril Ramaphosa?

Mid-earners 'locked out of buying a home'

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 00:00
The biggest decline in homeownership in the last 20 years has been among middle-income 25 to 34-year-olds.

Life in the 'golden cage'

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 22:40
As the wife of a highly skilled immigrant Neha Mahajan is one of the Indian women who is not allowed to work in the US.

Spanish woman's 'sexist' rejection letter sparks furore

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 15:13
An agency in Spain has allegedly rejected a woman for a job on the grounds she was not a man.

Divorcing couples may clash over Bitcoin

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 14:51
Lawyers say the anonymous nature of digital currencies could prove tempting for those trying to hide wealth.