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Climate change: China coal surge threatens Paris targets
China is adding coal power equivalent to the EU's entire generating capacity.
Letter from Africa: Zimbabwe, the land where cash barons thrive
The authorities are battling to cap inflation as the Zimbabwean dollar is reintroduced.
Freelancers should be paid higher minimum wage, says think tank
A higher rate would insulate workers from some of the risk they face, according to think tank Demos
General election 2019: Workers under Labour 'will take back control'
John McDonnell also says there would be a cap on chief executives' pay in the public sector.
Hong Kong: 'I was tear gassed getting my lunch'
The increasing unrest in Hong Kong is affecting businesses in one of the world's biggest commercial hubs.
General election 2019: PM puts corporation tax cuts on hold to help fund NHS
Boris Johnson says public services will benefit as planned corporation tax cuts are put on hold.
Party plans would â€˜boost minimum pay for millionsâ€™
The plans would double or treble the number whose wages are set by government, a think tank says.
HS2: Five other giant projects facing big delays
The rail scheme faces huge cost overruns, but it's not the only big project behind schedule and over budget.
Australia and others ask for Brexit trade compensation
A number of World Trade Organization countries have asked for compensation over Brexit.
European Investment Bank drops fossil fuel funding
The world's largest public bank is to stop backing oil, gas and coal projects at the end of 2021.
Hong Kong in first recession for a decade amid protests
Months of anti-government protests have taken their toll on the territory's economy.
Germany narrowly avoids recession despite trade war hit
The country narrowly avoids recession as it struggles with trade conflicts around the world.
Why do billions of people still not have glasses?
It's thought 2.5 billion people could benefit from technology first developed in the 1200s.
'The devil's excrement': How did oil become so important?
What would it take to overturn the world's dependency on oil?
The farmers who worry about our phone batteries
Lithium is being mined in Chile to make batteries, but at what cost to the local environment?
The town battling the High Street blues
Stockton-on-Tees has made great efforts to regenerate its town centre, but with mixed results.
What is the UK's GDP?
A basic guide to how the economy is measured and what that calculation is used for.
Why smartphones are no longer driving the search for 'blue gold'
Despite mine closures, human rights abuses and price crashes, cobalt may still have an electrifying future.
Exchange rates: Why has the value of the pound jumped?
A simple guide to how currency is valued and what it means for your finances.
Yuan fall: Why is China's currency getting weaker?
A drop in the value of the yuan poses far-reaching consequences for markets and the US-China trade war.
US-China trade war: 'We're all paying for this'
The US-China trade war is costing jobs and pushing up prices, say firms on both sides of the Pacific.
How Japan's trade row with South Korea could hit tech supplies
A trade row between Japan and South Korea could pose a threat to supplies of smartphones and devices.
World Trade: Is Trump undermining a key dispute court?
The US government has been blocking the appointment of judge to a key international trade court, we ask why?
Mozilla CEO: 'Don't hide things from your workers'
Mozilla boss Mitchell Baker says "don't hide things - even the scary, risky things" from your staff.
How the government raises money from you to pay for the services you use
Steph McGovern explains how the government raises money from you to pay for the services you use.
General election 2019: Labour pledges 'free broadband for the country'
John McDonnell said the party will bring free fibre broadband to every UK home by 2030 if it wins the election.
How trainers became a million dollar idea
The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst explains how trainers became a million dollar idea.
Life-like Russian androids and other news
BBC Click's Paul Carter looks at some of the week's best technology stories.
Could 'invisible barcodes' revolutionise recycling?
A pilot is in progress to see if invisible barcodes on packaging can improve recycling rates.