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Western nations are giving Russia nearly £100m to clear up nuclear waste at Andreyeva Bay, a contaminated Cold War submarine base.
Posted: June 26, 2017, 11:13 pm
It is 50 years to the day that the first cash machine came into use. How has it changed over the years?
Posted: June 26, 2017, 11:12 pm
The government’s approach to Brexit will not change, says the cabinet minister for international trade.
Posted: June 26, 2017, 3:20 pm
But companies are having trouble recruiting skilled workers, the research says.
Posted: June 26, 2017, 5:57 am
Thai businessman Wasan Benz Thonglor nearly lost everything in the 1997 Asia Financial Crisis.
Posted: June 26, 2017, 1:19 am
Bumble dating app CEO Whitney Wolfe says don't take yourself too seriously.
Posted: June 25, 2017, 11:15 pm
If rules are too strict, good ideas take too long to spread, but lax regulation risks no innovation.
Posted: June 25, 2017, 11:10 pm
The Brexit secretary also backs Theresa May and agrees a leadership contest would be "catastrophic".
Posted: June 25, 2017, 4:29 pm
Lord Wolfson warns that a badly managed exit from the EU could lead to "years of economic decline".
Posted: June 25, 2017, 10:43 am
The government commits to maintaining duty-free imports for 48 developing countries.
Posted: June 25, 2017, 12:03 am
Coverage of Brexit could be more "helpful", Tory MP Andrea Leadsom tells Newsnight's Emily Maitlis.
Posted: June 23, 2017, 8:55 pm
The central bank seeks a "significantly enhanced" role in regulating the lucrative market.
Posted: June 23, 2017, 12:21 pm
The competition regulator is to take action against betting sites which it says are breaking consumer law.
Posted: June 23, 2017, 10:28 am
Costs and risks for energy users 'not sufficiently considered' warns the National Audit Office.
Posted: June 23, 2017, 6:43 am
The 34 largest US banks passed the first part of the Federal Reserve's annual stress test.
Posted: June 22, 2017, 11:21 pm
What impact is China's Belt and Road initiative, aimed at boosting trade links, having in Kazakhstan?
Posted: June 22, 2017, 11:11 pm
What do economists and businesses think of the aftermath of the Brexit vote, and what do they think the future holds?
Posted: June 22, 2017, 11:05 pm
Government reveals who could run the West Coast Main Line, including HS2, and South Eastern rail franchises.
Posted: June 22, 2017, 11:40 am
New data shows that all emergency services will see rates bills rise, despite budgets being squeezed.
Posted: June 22, 2017, 7:24 am
China consumes more electricity than any other country but is also the world's biggest solar energy producer.
Posted: June 21, 2017, 11:06 pm
Growers are already having difficulty recruiting pickers and fear it could get harder post-Brexit.
Posted: June 21, 2017, 11:00 pm
It may be prudent to raise rates later this year, says the Bank of England's chief economist.
Posted: June 21, 2017, 2:44 pm
A government plan to protect the UK's £13.7bn space industry has been laid out in the Queen's Speech.
Posted: June 21, 2017, 2:09 pm
The UK's budget deficit narrowed last month, helped by a recovery in value added tax receipts.
Posted: June 21, 2017, 10:04 am
South Africa exports almost half of the apples it grows, but rising temperatures are hitting production.
Posted: June 20, 2017, 11:36 pm
Jobs and living standards must come first as the UK negotiates its EU exit, the chancellor says.
Posted: June 20, 2017, 10:02 pm
From Spacewar! to Pokemon Go, video games have created jobs, made money and driven technology forward.
Posted: June 18, 2017, 11:18 pm
Is the government allowed to requisition homes to provide emergency housing?
Posted: June 16, 2017, 3:38 pm
The EU has outlined its post Brexit plans for regulating this sector worth billions to the UK.
Posted: June 13, 2017, 2:25 pm
What is the difference between a free trade area, a single market and a customs union?
Posted: June 12, 2017, 10:53 am
The earliest known script was a tool developed to help run the economy.
Posted: June 11, 2017, 11:26 pm
How Qatar spent £35bn investing in everything from Claridge's to the Milford Haven LNG terminal.
Posted: June 9, 2017, 4:51 am
Initially invented for the printing industry, the technology has transformed the way we live and work.
Posted: June 4, 2017, 11:01 pm
Why is this highly successful mass transit system so underrated?
Posted: May 28, 2017, 11:11 pm
More than half of women going back to work after a career break go into lower paid roles. Are "returnships" the answer?
Posted: May 28, 2017, 11:09 pm
Contraception wasn’t just socially groundbreaking - it also changed the professional landscape.
Posted: May 21, 2017, 11:17 pm
The industrialisation of food production has saved us time - but we are paying the price in other ways.
Posted: May 14, 2017, 11:37 pm
Why the debate over exactly who should pay tax - and how much - is so difficult to settle.
Posted: May 14, 2017, 1:14 am
President Temer has set out on ambitious reform agenda but his success could be his own undoing.
Posted: May 12, 2017, 7:01 am
As a former economy minister, Emmanuel Macron needs to prove his economic credentials.
Posted: May 8, 2017, 7:46 am
How technology turns small gaps in quality into vast gaps in pay.
Posted: May 7, 2017, 11:30 pm
As Iranians prepare to choose their next president, the economy is emerging as a critical issue.
Posted: May 5, 2017, 2:45 pm
Financial jobs in the US have finally rebounded. But they're not growing where you might think.
Posted: May 4, 2017, 11:27 pm
France may have a high standard of living but there are some persistent economic problems that will prove a challenge to whoever becomes the next president.
Posted: May 3, 2017, 8:44 am
Could batteries help solve the renewable power problem?
Posted: April 30, 2017, 11:01 pm
Test your knowledge of the first 100 days of Donald Trump's Presidency
Posted: April 28, 2017, 2:48 pm
The technology which underpins the internet's security has always been disputed.
Posted: April 23, 2017, 11:03 pm
How wealthy your parents are is likely to matter more for young adults than it did for older generations.
Posted: April 23, 2017, 12:51 am

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The Congressional Budget Office issues its much-anticipated report on the Senate health care plan.
Posted: June 26, 2017, 10:49 pm
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Posted: June 26, 2017, 4:31 pm
British Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday promised £1 billion in extra funding to Northern Ireland in exchange for support for her government.
Posted: June 26, 2017, 2:08 pm
The Senate GOP health bill would severely cut back federal support for Medicaid, which covers 1 in 5 Americans. States would have trouble filling the gap, likely leading them to cut eligibility, funding and provider rates.
Posted: June 26, 2017, 10:02 am
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Posted: June 24, 2017, 9:04 pm
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Posted: June 24, 2017, 4:29 pm
For the hundreds of rural U.S. hospitals struggling to stay in business, health policy decisions made in Washington, D.C., this summer could make survival a lot tougher.
Posted: June 24, 2017, 1:30 pm
The Senate bill to get rid of Obamacare differs in key ways from the House-passed version. But both bills eliminate the tax burden imposed on the richest Americans by the Affordable Care Act.
Posted: June 23, 2017, 8:09 pm
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Posted: June 23, 2017, 5:09 pm
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Posted: June 23, 2017, 12:19 pm
On coal, Carrier, autos and the economy overall, the facts dispute Trump's jobs claims.
Posted: June 22, 2017, 11:03 pm
Seeking to provide some regulatory relief to community banks and other small financial institutions, bank regulators are asking Congress to consider several changes to the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial reform laws.
Posted: June 22, 2017, 6:48 pm
The man running Britain's economy has warned that uncertainty over Brexit is stopping businesses from investing in the country.
Posted: June 22, 2017, 3:50 pm
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Posted: June 22, 2017, 2:12 pm
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Posted: June 22, 2017, 1:42 pm
The finance minister of Qatar says the economy has the strength and diversity to cope with sanctions imposed by its neighbors.
Posted: June 22, 2017, 1:27 pm
House Speaker Paul Ryan is confident tax reform will happen this year. But the nearly $1 trillion in proposed tax cuts that would result from Obamacare repeal would not be included in tax reform if current repeal efforts fail.
Posted: June 20, 2017, 9:31 pm
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Posted: June 20, 2017, 6:35 pm
Some Republicans say high wages in the U.S. are hurting America's global competitiveness. See the countries where wages are even higher.
Posted: December 9, 2016, 10:53 pm
When the federal minimum wage first became law in 1938, it was 25 cents. Adjusted for inflation, that would be worth $4.19 today. Scroll over the chart to see historical minimum wage amounts, and their corresponding values in today's dollars.
Posted: December 9, 2016, 10:51 pm