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Amar Al-Sadi and her family escaped war-torn Yemen and are among thousands who have bought Maltese passports.
Posted: August 22, 2017, 11:20 pm
Recruitment and Employment Confederation survey finds employer confidence turns negative.
Posted: August 22, 2017, 11:06 pm
No government borrowing was needed in July, but borrowing so far this year is £1.9bn above 2016.
Posted: August 22, 2017, 9:59 am
UK property sales topped 100,000 for the third month this year - but were almost identical to a year ago.
Posted: August 22, 2017, 9:29 am
Parents may be eligible for recompense if they were unable to apply for tax-free childcare online.
Posted: August 22, 2017, 9:25 am
Silicon Valley start-ups seek to disrupt the death industry with artificial intelligence software.
Posted: August 22, 2017, 7:25 am
A total solar eclipse is visible across the US on Monday for the first time in nearly a century.
Posted: August 21, 2017, 4:05 pm
Artificial intelligence experts say the development of autonomous weapons poses grave threats.
Posted: August 21, 2017, 6:04 am
Crawford Falconer is expected to "build bridges" on trade before Brexit is formally agreed.
Posted: August 21, 2017, 5:55 am
Incomes are too low to provide children with 'no-frills' essentials, says Child Poverty Action Group.
Posted: August 21, 2017, 5:48 am
Shoko Takahashi set up bio-tech firm Gene Quest, but didn't feel able to tell her parents for six months that she had launched her own business.
Posted: August 20, 2017, 11:14 pm
By contrast, four in ten UK adults have no property wealth at all, the Resolution Foundation says.
Posted: August 18, 2017, 9:27 pm
Will the South African government's attempt at redressing inequalities in the mining industry actually destroy it?
Posted: August 18, 2017, 1:44 pm
To satisfy a growing demand, a company in South Africa is extracting, bottling and selling sea water.
Posted: August 18, 2017, 10:41 am
UK food and drink exports rise to £10.2bn in the first half of the year, the largest value on record.
Posted: August 18, 2017, 8:13 am
The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst explains how the microwave oven became a million dollar idea.
Posted: August 18, 2017, 12:05 am
The president is dropping plans for the business panel after ending two other advisory groups.
Posted: August 17, 2017, 11:58 pm
Strong food sales drove a 0.3% increase in retail sales, while most other categories fell back.
Posted: August 17, 2017, 10:58 am
The government's latest campaign lists 230 employers who failed to pay the minimum wage.
Posted: August 16, 2017, 6:00 pm
The government does not envisage border posts or CCTV cameras along the 300-mile Irish land frontier.
Posted: August 16, 2017, 5:33 pm
The retail giant says its new Bristol warehouse will create over 1,000 jobs.
Posted: August 16, 2017, 5:11 pm
The jobless rate has fallen to 4.4% official figures show, but the squeeze on real incomes continues.
Posted: August 16, 2017, 12:07 pm
The latest unemployment figures may finally provide a clue on how to solve the wages puzzle.
Posted: August 16, 2017, 10:31 am
How the spread of barbed wire helped redraw the map of the USA.
Posted: August 6, 2017, 11:36 pm
The chunk of global wealth illegally stashed in tax havens is a big feature of the modern economy.
Posted: July 30, 2017, 11:17 pm
Chlorine chicken isn't the only food that has got politicians in a flap
Posted: July 27, 2017, 11:12 am
How would the UK benefit from a trade deal with the US and is it likely to happen?
Posted: July 25, 2017, 5:06 pm
Since the first commercial substitute for breast milk was launched in 1865, formula has shaped the workforce.
Posted: July 24, 2017, 3:31 pm
The government is consulting on a new strategy which puts the consumer "at the heart of the aviation sector".
Posted: July 21, 2017, 1:41 pm
Warren Buffett has advised his wife to invest her money in low-cost index funds, after his death.
Posted: July 16, 2017, 11:21 pm
Medieval tally sticks illustrate what money really is: a kind of debt that can be traded freely.
Posted: July 9, 2017, 11:29 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
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
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
South Africa exports almost half of the apples it grows, but rising temperatures are hitting production.
Posted: June 20, 2017, 11:36 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

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Posted: August 22, 2017, 9:02 pm
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Posted: August 22, 2017, 2:47 pm
One of China's richest men drops plans to buy $600 million of London real estate as his overseas deal-making comes under scrutiny from the Chinese government.
Posted: August 22, 2017, 12:09 pm
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Posted: August 22, 2017, 8:40 am
Wall Street didn't flinch at the sudden exits of White House officials like Steve Bannon, Reince Priebus and Sean Spicer. Don't expect such a calm response if Gary Cohn, President Trump's top economic adviser, leaves.
Posted: August 21, 2017, 7:45 pm
JPMorgan Chase is fighting back against hate groups by donating $1 million to nonprofits that expose extremists.
Posted: August 21, 2017, 5:27 pm
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Posted: August 21, 2017, 5:08 pm
China has expressed "strong dissatisfaction" over the Trump administration's decision to launch an investigation into some of its trade practices.
Posted: August 21, 2017, 11:00 am
The German government says the risk to future growth posed by its dirty diesel crisis cannot not be ignored.
Posted: August 21, 2017, 10:22 am
Not only do many women depend on insurance coverage for maternity care and contraception, it commonly falls to them to plan health care and coverage for the whole family. Yet as leaders in Washington discuss the future of American health care, women have not always been allowed in the room.
Posted: August 19, 2017, 2:20 pm
The expectation is that Congress and President Trump will raise the nation's legal borrowing limit before it's too late. But what if that expectation is wrong? Here's a look at what could happen.
Posted: August 18, 2017, 3:09 pm
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Posted: August 18, 2017, 1:26 pm
As President Trump promotes an immigration policy meant to reduce legal immigration and provide jobs for Americans, some experts say machines are more likely to replace foreign-born workers.
Posted: August 18, 2017, 10:06 am
President Trump has been killing off or delaying hundreds of regulations in an extraordinary and historic pace to advance his pro-business agenda. But his mission to deregulate comes with some costly tradeoffs, consumer advocates warn.
Posted: August 17, 2017, 10:44 am
The Trump administration agrees to make August payment of Obamacare cost-sharing subsidy.
Posted: August 16, 2017, 9:18 pm
San Francisco Federal Reserve President John Williams spoke to CNNMoney Tuesday about the U.S. economy.
Posted: August 16, 2017, 8:50 pm
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Posted: August 16, 2017, 7:34 pm
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Posted: August 16, 2017, 2:42 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

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