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Oil price jumps
Opec keeps output steady
Brent crude hits four-year highs after oil-producing countries fail to agree an increase in production.
China accuses US of trade
bullying as new tariffs imposed
The criticism from Beijing come hours after a new round of US tariffs on Chinese goods kicked in.
Will organic revolution
boost farming in India?
Sikkim's been declared India's first fully organic state, so will this revolution boost farming?
The woman reclaiming
nude for women of colour
Fashion brand Nubian Skin was borne out of Ade Hassan's frustration that she couldn’t find nude tights to match her skin tone.
Will 'Modicare' be a success
India has launched its new flagship health insurance scheme, dubbed "Modicare".
How do you solve
What could Venezuela's government learn from these five historic cases of hyperinflation?
Is this the secret
High Street success?
Could we learn something from how one town has managed to improve its High Street?
Pound falls after
May's Brexit statement
Sterling's slide deepens after the Prime Minister's comments renew fears of a no-deal Brexit.
How the fridge
became a million dollar idea
The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst explains how the fridge became a million dollar idea.
Uber Eats drivers
block streets in pay protest
Uber Eats drivers are staging protests over changes to their payment structure, claiming rates for every delivery had been reduced without agreement.
GoPro Hero 7 stabilisation
put to the test
How does the GoPro Hero 7 compare to last year's model - and can it turn the company around?
'Why sheep are
important to my wine bar'
Sheep farmers fear a no-deal Brexit could have a "devastating" impact on rural market towns.
Argentine GDP in steepest
fall since 2014
The country's economy contracted by 4.2% in the second quarter compared to a year ago.
Jack Ma rows back
pledge to create one million US jobs
The Alibaba chair says he can no longer create one million US jobs because of rising US-China tensions.
House prices rise
fastest in North West
Property in the region climbed 5.6% in the past 12 months, while London prices fell 0.7%.
UK inflation hits six-month
high of 2.7%
The UK inflation rate for August unexpectedly rises to 2.7%, the highest in six months.
China won't devalue
yuan to boost exports, says Premier Li
China's Premier Li Keqiang says it is essential to uphold principles of free trade and multilateralism.
'Wild West' Bitcoin
'should be regulated'
Digital currencies pose a "litany of risks" and investors have little protection, says an MPs' committee.
UK visas: High-skilled migrants
cap 'should be scrapped'
A key report suggests making it easier for skilled workers from anywhere in the world to come to the UK after Brexit.
China hits back
Trump with tariffs on $60bn of US goods
The measures come after the US imposed tariffs on $200bn of Chinese imports.
No-deal Brexit would
hit UK economy, says IMF
Leaving the EU without a deal will entail "substantial costs" for the UK economy, the IMF warns.
WEF: Robots 'will
create more jobs than they displace'
Robots will create more jobs than they replace, although many roles will become redundant, a report says.
Income 'not the
only factor' in poverty
The Social Metrics Commission says assessments should include "inescapable" costs, as well as income.
Lib Dems call
for sovereign wealth fund
Sir Vince Cable wants to scrap inheritance tax and replace it with a tax on gifts to tackle inequality.
Household debt: How
much do we owe?
With the collapse of payday loan company Wonga and new rules on credit cards, BBC News explains debt.
Are golden visas
losing their sparkle?
As Portugal's golden visa scheme faces calls to be axed, do such initiatives that offer residency to foreign nationals do more harm than good?
The country built
Brazil's protectionist policies have fostered national champions - but the walls are coming down.
Going solo: The
rise of self-employment
With the number of self-employed workers on the rise, BBC News asks why we're seeing this trend.
The precious metal
sparking a new gold rush
The race to find new sources of cobalt - the key component in smartphone and electric car batteries.
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