Innovation, Ikea style

Innovation, Ikea style..

Gavin Perry 26-Feb, 19:24 29 BBC

The Billy bookcase is perhaps the archetypal Ikea product. It was dreamed up in 1978 by an Ikea designer called Gillis Lundgren who...


Price drop

Price drop..

Mia Mason 24-Feb, 16:47 28 BBC

50-year-old cocoa farmer, George Koffi Kouame, looks over at his wife, who's grating cassava into a large tub. It's the only thing they can...


'The pips are squeaking!'

'The pips are squeaking!'..

Kevin Allen 24-Feb, 16:47 21 BBC

There is growing unease in the business community as it braces itself for England's first rate revaluation since 2010. The government is...


Pensioners sold wrong annuities to get thousands in redress

Pensioners sold wrong annuities to get thousands in redress..

Anna Torres 24-Feb, 11:11 36 BBC

Tens of thousands of pensioners who were sold the wrong type of annuity with two of the UK's biggest insurance companies are to receive...


Trump's Treasury Secretary targets tax reform 'by August'

Trump's Treasury Secretary targets tax reform 'by August'..

Diego Ross 23-Feb, 12:44 29 BBC

US Treasury Secretary, Steven Mnuchin, has promised "very significant" tax reform before the Congressional break in August. In his first...


German budget surplus highest since 1990

German budget surplus highest since 1990..

Olivia Rogers 23-Feb, 08:50 21 BBC

Germany's budget surplus hit a post-reunification high of nearly 24bn euros (?20bn) in 2016 boosted by a higher tax take and increased...


Federal Reserve may raise US rates 'fairly soon'

Federal Reserve may raise US rates 'fairly soon'..

William Jacobson 22-Feb, 17:30 24 BBC

Federal Reserve officials have said they may need to raise interest rates "fairly soon" if the economy stays strong, minutes of their...


South Africa budget targets top earners

South Africa budget targets top earners..

Mia Mason 22-Feb, 10:46 30 BBC

South Africa finance minister Pravin Gordhan has announced a new top tax bracket of 45% in his 2017 budget. The new tax bracket applies to...


WTO's new global trade deal comes into force

WTO's new global trade deal comes into force..

David Brooks 22-Feb, 10:18 21 BBC

An international agreement forecast to boost global trade by ?1 trillion (?800bn) a year has come into force. The Director General of the...


Fewest Londoners moving house since 1991, reports CML

Fewest Londoners moving house since 1991, reports CML..

Sophia Bell 22-Feb, 06:04 23 BBC

The number of homeowners moving house in London last year fell to its lowest level for 25 years, according to the latest lending figures. ...


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Malaysia seizes 18 rhino horns from Mozambique

Malaysia seizes 18 rhino horns from Mozambique..

10-Apr, 05:48

Malaysian authorities said Monday that they have seized 18 rhino horns...

Former UK PM Major slams 'unrealistic' Brexit expectations

Former UK PM Major slams 'unrealistic' Brexit expectations..

27-Feb, 13:40

Former Prime Minister John Major lambasted Britain's preparations for...

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Billy Joel admits, 'It's time to slow down'

Billy Joel admits, 'It's time to slow down'..

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For a guy who hasn't released a new album in 24 years, Billy Joel manages...