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Mar 7, 2011
Spanish drivers are slowing down today to comply with a new speed limit. The BBC's Sarah Rainsford reports the government hopes to reduce Spain's gas bill.
Mar 4, 2011
The National Basketball Association wants to create a new team in Europe. This weekend's games will show off the league's global reach.
Mar 3, 2011
The United Nations is reporting a 2.2 percent increase in its Food Price Index for February. This is the highest level recorded since the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) began monitoring prices in 1990.
Mar 1, 2011
While the Libyan economy continues to function at a very basic level, many nations have withdrawn their citizens from the troubled country. And Libya's oil chief says oil production is at half the level it was a few weeks ago.
Feb 28, 2011
The daily deal site Groupon has been interested in expanding into China for months. And finally, Groupon has opened its Chinese affiliate, Gaopeng.com. The site will initially cover Beijing and Shanghai but the company hopes to grow to cover more of China's 160 cities.
Feb 25, 2011
Just months after a $100 billion bailout from European governments, Ireland holds elections for a new government today. But voters aren't happy about the bailout or the economy.
Feb 25, 2011
Many people from across the Middle East and around the world found work in Libya's oil industry and other sectors. But as the violence there escalates, countries are scrambling to evacuate their citizens.
Feb 22, 2011
As protests continue in Libya, economists are looking at whether the turmoil in the country could have a permanent effect on the price of oil. The BBC's Chloe Arnold reports from Algeria on how political unrest could change oil production in Libya.
Jan 18, 2011
Starting in April, new British fathers will get to take extended leave if their spouse goes back to work early.