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The female brewmaster making craft lager

Fri, 01/05/2018 - 12:46
Accomplished brewmaster and microbrewery owner Apiwe Nxusani-Mawela talks about her business.

Nigeria's 'girl empowerment' initiative

Fri, 01/05/2018 - 12:26
Schoolgirls in northern Nigeria are learning to support themselves.

The rise of African contemporary art

Fri, 01/05/2018 - 11:51
African artists are enjoying an increasingly high profile at global exhibitions.

Surf wear brand Billabong bought by Quiksilver owner

Fri, 01/05/2018 - 09:25
The deal is a lifeline for the Australian firm, which has only made a profit in one of the past five years.

How Bubble Wrap became a million dollar idea

Fri, 01/05/2018 - 08:41
The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst explains how Bubble Wrap became a million dollar idea.

China offers 10-year visas to 'high end talent'

Fri, 01/05/2018 - 05:09
Beijing hopes to attract more technology experts, entrepreneurs and scientists to help its development.

'Latte levy': Would you pay 25p for your coffee cup?

Fri, 01/05/2018 - 03:23
MPs are calling for a 25p "latte levy" on disposal coffee cups to help reduce waste.

Meltdown and Spectre: All Mac devices affected says Apple

Fri, 01/05/2018 - 02:15
The tech giant has already released some fixes and says there are "no known exploits" at this time.

The year of AI

Fri, 01/05/2018 - 00:23
Artificial intelligence and machine learning will thoroughly infiltrate our lives this year, firms believe.

Cut Premier League ticket prices, urges Man City captain

Fri, 01/05/2018 - 00:10
Vincent Kompany says top football clubs can afford to cut ticket prices for their local fans.

'Latte levy' of 25p urged by MPs in bid to cut cup waste

Fri, 01/05/2018 - 00:09
The UK throws away 2.5 billion non-recyclable coffee cups every year, MPs say.

UK car sales see first drop for six years

Fri, 01/05/2018 - 00:03
Car sales dropped around 5.6% last year with drivers continuing to shun diesel-powered engines.

Trump plans to expand offshore drilling in Pacific and Atlantic

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 21:48
The controversial plan considers drilling most of the country's outer continental shelf.

Mark Zuckerberg vows to 'fix' Facebook

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 19:22
The social network's CEO promises to look at how it handles abuse, hate and so-called fake news.

Toshiba to sell troubled Westinghouse unit

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 19:18
A Canadian company is set to acquire the business in a deal valued at $4.6bn.

Chip hacks: How much is your device at risk?

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 18:14
Two major security flaws leave millions of computers at risk, but how much should you worry?

Colman's to leave Norwich base after 160 years

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 17:17
The company, which has had its factory in Norwich since 1858, employs 113 people in the city.

Dow Jones hits 25,000 for first time

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 16:35
A strong jobs survey helps to propel US stock markets to new milestones.

Canadian cannabis grower Aurora heads to Europe

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 16:03
Aurora strikes deal with Danish tomato producer to tap into growing medical marijuana market.

Meltdown and Spectre: How chip hacks work

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 15:26
Here's why computer processors are vulnerable to hackers thanks to two recently discovered bugs.