BBC World Service - Most Recent
Sep 19, 2011
The Greek finance minister spoke out today against the potential for unfair treatment by other European officials as his country's debt crisis worsens.
Sep 16, 2011
The global economy we live with today means that when Europe hurts, we all hurt. But developing nations like Brazil are hit much less hard these days than the U.S.
Sep 15, 2011
In the U.K., families throw away over 5 million tons of perfectly good food every year. The U.K. government thinks "sell-by" dates are to blame.
Sep 14, 2011
Because of their exposure to Greek debt, Moody's has downgraded two of France's biggest banks.
Sep 12, 2011
Despite the global recession, Scotch whisky exports to the rest of the world were worth more than $2.8 billion in the first half of the year. But it might not be because of financial woes that more people are drinking up.
Sep 7, 2011
Last year, the German government bailed out Greece and other eurozone countries that had run up against tough economic times. Despite the unpopularity of the measure, courts have ruled the moves legal.
Sep 5, 2011
The Venice Film Festival has been hard hit by the global economic downturn, leaving a large building project unfinished. But the industry hopes to continue to attract American funding.
Sep 5, 2011
The Mexican economy continues to prosper despite the ongoing, deadly drugs wars in the country. But is this growth sustainable as the conflicts continue?
Sep 1, 2011
Bit by bit, frozen assets are being released to Libya as the international community begins to recognize the end of the Gaddafi regime. But why are some still holding back?
Aug 30, 2011
The gulf state of Qatar is set to gain both economic and political power in the wake of its support of the Libyan opposition.