BBC World Service - Most Recent
Sep 7, 2010
Europe is actually in better economic shape than the U.S. That's a role reversal from earlier in the year, when Europe was seen as the economic problem child. So is there still concern about the health of Europe's economy?
Sep 6, 2010
Germany will continue to use nuclear power plants for longer than expected. The country had expected to phase out its reliance on nuclear energy in the next decade.
Aug 31, 2010
India's economy grew almost 9 percent this spring.
Aug 27, 2010
British researchers have successfully mapped the genetic makeup of wheat. The BBC's Rebecca Singer reports now on how the scientific breakthrough could help wheat farmers worldwide.
Aug 26, 2010
BP has pulled out of a controversial plan to drill for oil off the coast of Greenland. Why?
Aug 26, 2010
Several high-profile companies in Germany were recently caught using digital technology to keep tabs on workers. Germans were spooked by that, and have pushed for a new law that would stop your employer from checking out your Facebook page.
Aug 25, 2010
It will be harder for Ireland to borrow money after the S&P downgraded the country's credit rating. The move throws into question Ireland's struggling economic recovery and again exposes the catch-22 faced by European countries.
Aug 20, 2010
Australians will soon take to the polls for its federal election. And the economy is taking center stage.
Aug 19, 2010
In France, the government is expelling gypsy, or Roma travelers -- rounded up as part of a summer clampdown on illegal camps. Over 700 people are expected to be flown out of France in the next few weeks.