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As the first of her friends to become a mum, Michelle Kennedy didn't have a network of other mothers to share her experiences with.
Posted: August 19, 2018, 11:20 pm
Global trade drives the world economy, but could rising tensions between the US and China threaten this?
Posted: August 19, 2018, 11:16 pm
The government says thousands of firms are now reaping the financial benefit of faster connectivity.
Posted: August 19, 2018, 11:12 pm
The eurozone passes an important milestone on 20 August - the formal end of the bailout of Greece.
Posted: August 19, 2018, 7:09 am
The US is demanding that Turkey release a detained US pastor or face further economic measures.
Posted: August 17, 2018, 6:43 am
For one day only, a certain fast-food chain gave one of its London branches a luxury makeover.
Posted: August 16, 2018, 4:33 pm
The Office for National Statistics says UK retail sales increased by 0.7% in July, ahead of expectations.
Posted: August 16, 2018, 10:48 am
A giant variety of avocado called the avozilla is attracting worldwide attention.
Posted: August 16, 2018, 12:33 am
A growing push to raise wages of service staff in the US could change the way Americans tip.
Posted: August 15, 2018, 11:14 pm
Ankara says the rises were ordered after "attacks on the Turkish economy" by the US.
Posted: August 15, 2018, 11:33 am
ONS finds the region recorded a 5.8% in annual house price rise, while London had the biggest decline.
Posted: August 15, 2018, 11:25 am
Higher transport costs sent inflation up to 2.5% in July in the first increase since November.
Posted: August 15, 2018, 9:11 am
Chief executive pay rose much faster than for the wider workforce in 2017, a report has claimed.
Posted: August 14, 2018, 11:18 pm
Chris Grayling asks the industry to use a lower inflation measure for future fare and wage increases.
Posted: August 14, 2018, 10:05 pm
President Erdogan responds after US sanctions put Turkey's weak currency into freefall.
Posted: August 14, 2018, 11:17 am
Jobless total falls to 1.36 million in the three months to June - the lowest for more than 40 years.
Posted: August 14, 2018, 9:52 am
Venezuela's president says prices must rise to stop fuel smugglers cheating the country of millions.
Posted: August 14, 2018, 9:11 am
The US has strengthened its power to review and block business deals, with an eye to China.
Posted: August 14, 2018, 6:42 am
It's the first time a European city has topped the rankings of the Economist Intelligence Unit survey.
Posted: August 13, 2018, 11:01 pm
The airport's border force missed its target for non-EEA visitors nearly every day last month.
Posted: August 13, 2018, 12:58 pm
Moves to ease Turkey's economic woes fail to stop market turmoil as Turkey's row with US deepens.
Posted: August 13, 2018, 11:57 am
Workers in the UK are among the most pessimistic globally about their retirement finances, a report says.
Posted: August 13, 2018, 9:49 am
Electronics boss Simon Shen says firms should think how people may be living in 10 years' time.
Posted: August 12, 2018, 11:25 pm
The recent heatwave helped to lift the economy, but analysts say growth remains relatively subdued.
Posted: August 10, 2018, 11:42 am
Brazil's protectionist policies have fostered national champions - but the walls are coming down.
Posted: August 1, 2018, 11:24 pm
With the number of self-employed workers on the rise, BBC News asks why we're seeing this trend.
Posted: July 30, 2018, 12:30 am
The race to find new sources of cobalt - the key component in smartphone and electric car batteries.
Posted: July 25, 2018, 11:14 pm
Both sides have already slapped tariffs on billions of dollars of imports, but more is at stake.
Posted: July 24, 2018, 11:48 pm
The UK government is due to set out its plans for the country's post-Brexit relationship with the EU. What do we know so far?
Posted: July 11, 2018, 7:43 am
As the European Union plans to introduce retaliatory tariffs against the US, we take a closer look at its tactics.
Posted: June 6, 2018, 11:08 pm

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The oil industry is shelling out billions of dollars in a series of acquisitions in the Permian Basin, the hottest oilfield in the world.
Posted: August 15, 2018, 6:53 pm
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Posted: August 15, 2018, 5:47 pm
The median pay for chief executives of the 100 most valuable companies on the London Stock Exchange increased 11% last year to £3.9 million ($5 million). Workers got a 2% hike.
Posted: August 15, 2018, 1:38 pm
Fort Myers, Florida, was ground zero for the mortgage crisis during the recession. Since then, it's recovered and construction is booming again -- to the point where people are worried that another housing meltdown might be around the corner.
Posted: August 14, 2018, 7:41 pm
Oil refineries in the United States are running full tilt to meet insatiable demand for gasoline and diesel at home and overseas.
Posted: August 14, 2018, 5:21 pm
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Posted: August 14, 2018, 2:01 pm
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Posted: August 14, 2018, 9:51 am
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Posted: August 13, 2018, 5:21 pm
China has announced that it will hit $16 billion worth of imports from the United States with 25% tariffs.
Posted: August 8, 2018, 2:19 pm
Companies are contracting directly with health care providers and offering more digital care in order to keep costs under control, a new study has found.
Posted: August 7, 2018, 7:55 pm
India said it would delay the enforcement of tariffs on US products worth over $200 million until September 18.
Posted: August 6, 2018, 2:13 pm
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Posted: August 3, 2018, 3:33 pm
The United Kingdom got only its second interest rate hike in over a decade on Thursday. But it may be the last one for a long time.
Posted: August 2, 2018, 1:32 pm
Sanofi and Novartis are stockpiling medicines in the United Kingdom in case Brexit leads to delays in importing them from the European Union.
Posted: August 1, 2018, 4:12 pm
The Reserve Bank of India raised its key interest rate on Wednesday, for the second time in two months.
Posted: August 1, 2018, 12:23 pm
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Posted: July 31, 2018, 9:13 pm
After an unusually-calm 2017, volatility is making a comeback. It's a side effect of the Federal Reserve shrinking its gigantic balance sheet.
Posted: July 31, 2018, 6:16 pm
Russia's rapid sale of Treasuries sparked a guessing game about Moscow's motivations. No matter the cause, the debt dump hasn't hurt America's ability to borrow.
Posted: July 30, 2018, 5:28 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