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Russian oil exports: G7 sanctions take effect
Oil prices slightly higher as G7 price cap sets in
Power problems hit Ukrainian businesses after fresh missile strikes
Ukraine's energy company warns of even more power-cuts after fresh missile strikes
Russian oil cap: Tanker jam builds up on Turkish waters
Traffic jam of oil tankers built up off Turkish coast
Trump Organisation found guilty of defrauding tax authorities
The Trump Organisation has been convicted of tax crimes by a New York jury
China unlocks after poor economic data
China has ended its zero- Covid strategy
Energy crisis hits Europe
Europe has cut gas demand by a quarter despite falling temperatures.
Peru: Ex president Castillo ousted amid steepest rate hikes
Peru gets first female president after Castillo's impeachment
China's mission in the Middle East
President Xi Jinping is heralding a 'new era' in relations with Saudi Arabia
$8.9bn fund raiser for Africa's low income countries
African Development Fund has committed $8.9 billion for low-income countries
Trump tariffs broke trade rules, says WTO
Levies on steel and aluminium imports were introduced by the former US President in 2018
Corruption scandal grips European Parliament
Greek MEP arrested, assets frozen amid bribery investigation
Energy demand surges in Europe as cold snap hits
As temperatures fall below zero, European gas reserves are put to the test
FTX founder arrested, charged
Sam Bankman-Fried facing fraud charges over crypto platform's collapse
Will investors in Crypto currency exchange FTX get their money back?
Will the investors in Crypto currency exchange FTX get their money back?
EU corruption scandal: What we know
Three people in court in Brussels charged with corruption offences
Mass industrial action threatens to grind the UK to a halt
Many of the UK's key services halted by strike action
Possible red card for European Super League
European Court of Justice casts doubt on European Super League plans.
Stock markets volatile after Bank of England raises interest rates
The Bank of England has once again raised interest rates in a bid to control inflation.
Chinese companies open their books to US regulators
The US accounting watchdog finally gets access to the books of over 200 Chinese companies
Auditor withdraws from working with crypto company as customers scramble to pull funds
Crypto auditors Mazars has halted work with Binance in the wake of FTX collapse
World Cup Win: Can it boost Argentina’s economy?
Could Argentina reap economic benefits from their World Cup win in Qatar?
Epic Games to pay more than $500 million fine
Epic Games will pay more than $500 million to the Federal Trade Commission.
Japan makes moves to control inflation.
Japan's policy change to control inflation. NHS nurses stage strike in protest over pay.
Wells Fargo faces record $3.7bn fine over mismanagement
US consumer watchdog orders bank to redress over 16 million accounts.
Counting the cost for countries who send support and aid to Ukraine.
Countries counting the cost to support Ukraine. Life in China as Covid cases surge.
Biden announces $1.85 billion military aid to Ukraine
The US will provide $1billion in weapons from US stockpiles.
Tanzania opens new dam to help power issues
East Africa's largest Hydroelectric dam opens in an effort to solve power issues.
Bomb cyclone storm coming to the US and Canada
Powerful winter storm may disrupt holiday travel
World Business Report: grain special
We take an in-depth look at the impact of tightened grain supplies on the world
US congress passes $1.7tn spending bill
The budget provides the administration with funding until the autumn of 2023.
Mo Ibrahim - founder of one of Africa's first mobile phone companies
Rahul Tandon talks to Mo Ibrahim about developing the mobile phone industry in Africa
China is starting to get back to normal
China will reopen borders and abandon quarantine for incomers on 8 January.
Travel rush as China reopens borders
China is to drop international travel restrictions after almost three years
Chinese tourists flock to travel websites
Thousands of Chinese are already booking flights and tours to the US and Europe
How China reopening will hit global travel
Several countries have upped testing requirements ahead of China's border changes
China's reopening sparks concern abroad
A number of countries mull bringing back Covid testing for visitors coming from China
Crypto: Is it a man's world?
Sam Fenwick speaks to leading crypto experts who say the industry lacks diversity.
Global stocks head for worst year since 2008
As we approach the end of 2022, we take a look at a bumpy year in the stock markets
The future of crypto
Will previous mistakes in the crypto world deter further investment in the future?
IMF: Third of world in recession this year
Global economy faces tougher year in 2023
Global recession predicted for 2023
The IMF warns that a third of the global economy will be in recession this year.
The list of countries insisting arrivals from China must test is growing
The list of countries insisting arrivals from China must test for Covid is growing.
Sam Bankman-Fried pleads not guilty
Former FTX executive Sam Bankman-Fried pleads not guilty to fraud
Unseasonably warm wet weather ruining ski season
Snow shortage threatens Alps with wet winter season.
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Amazon lays off 18,000 employees
'More pain ahead' in tech, analysts say.
US Congress chaos continues
Deadlock of the House of Representatives to elect a Speaker continues into a third day
Food price inflation: what should we expect in the future?
Rising prices are squeezing millions of households across the globe.
China's economy reopens
We look at what 2023 has in store as the world's second largest economy opens up again.
China reopening: How does the world respond?
After 3 years of Covid restrictions, China has reopened its borders for tourists.
Pakistan to receive $9 bln in help for flood recovery
Islamabad had sought funds to recover from devastating floods last year.
World Bank: Global economy dangerously close to recession
The World Bank tells us its growth prediction for 2023 has nearly halved.
World Bank warns of dangers of global recession
The world economy will grow by just 1.7% this year.
US flights grounded
Flights across the USA were halted for several hours because of a computer glitch.
‘Three Amigos’ Summit ends with pledges of economic cooperation
At the meeting there were some tensions between the leaders of the US, Mexico and Canada
US inflation eases
A sharp drop in energy price contributed to the smallest increase in more than a year.
Are price rises slowing?
Inflation in the US - the world’s largest economy - is slowing down.
China tightens its grip on tech
Buying shares and installing board members, the Chinese state tightens control over tech.
US banks reveal earnings amid uncertainty
US banks unveil their earnings - and reveal some nervousness about what the future holds
China v US: Both need co-operation, not confrontation
An in-depth look at the trade relations between the world's two biggest economies
The Mafia: How much does it cost the economy?
Italy's most wanted Mafia boss Matteo Messina Denaro arrested
China's GDP growth slow down among worst on record
China's economy grew last year at the second slowest rate in almost half a century.
China's birth rate hits 60-year low
China's population has fallen for the first time in 60 years
Microsoft layoffs: The tech giant confirms it will cut 10,000 jobs
Majority of roles are expected to be eliminated in human resources and engineering
Microsoft to axe 10,000 jobs
Microsoft hints at some changes to its hardware line up
President Macron's reform programme faces mass protests
A new bill aims to raise the official age at which people can stop work from 62 to 64
US crashes through the debt ceiling
The US has hit its debt limit, forcing the Treasury to take measures to prevent a default
Google parent Alphabet to cut 12,000 jobs
The cuts will affect 6% of Alphabet's workforce worldwide.
China prepares for first Lunar New Year since Covid Lockdowns end
More than 2 billion trips will take place in China as the Year of the Rabbit begins.
Japan warns of severe finances
The country faces rising debt and a declining population
What is ChatGPT and why is Microsoft buying into it?
Microsoft has announced a multibillion dollar investment in artificial intelligence.
Will there be a South American currency union?
The 'sur' would run in parallel with local currencies in its early stages
US accuses Google of 'driving out' ad rivals
The US Department of Justice have filed a case over Google's alleged dominance over ads.
The battle for Africa's resources
The US shifts its strategy in Africa as China expands its influence on the continent.
Donald Trump allowed back onto Facebook and Instagram
Donald Trump will be allowed back onto Facebook and Instagram.
The US economy grows more than expected
The US economy did better than expected at the end of last year despite rising costs.
A hacking group called Hive has been hacked by the US authorities
The FBI seizes servers from a ransomware gang that targeted schools and hospitals
Cost of living from the heart of Dresden in Germany
Businesses and residents share their views on how soaring prices are impacting Dresden
Asia’s richest man Gautam Adani sees his fortune shrink
Fortune of Asia's richest man hit by fraud claims
Adani Group fights back
Adani Group says Hindenburg fraud claim is a 'calculated attack on India'.
Protests in Peru: industries are feeling the pinch
Weeks of unrest and road blockades have left cities isolated from the rest of the country
IMF upgrades its global economic forecast
The International Monetary Fund has given a brighter outlook in its latest report.
US Fed meets to decide on interest rates
The US Federal Reserve will decide whether to raise interest rates.
India's Government unveils budget plans
The country's Finance Minister says economic growth will be below targets.
US Federal Reserve hikes interest rates at a slow pace
The Federal Reserve raised interest rates by a quarter-point in a bid to tackle inflation
Rate rises around the world
Central banks indicate that an end of interest rate rises could be in sight
Alphabet, Amazon and Apple reveal profits
Tech giants, Apple, Amazon and Google parent Alphabet announce their latest earnings.
EU leaders meet with Zelensky
Ukraine's President hopes to accelerate the country's bid to join the trading bloc.
Chinese surveillance balloon: A further strained US-China relations?
Washington has accused Beijing of acting irresponsibly