BBC World Service - Most Recent
Feb 7, 2013
Chinese women turn to hiring 'fake boyfriends' to make the holidays more bearable.
Feb 5, 2013
Francois Hollande gives his first speech to the European Parliament as head of state.
Jan 31, 2013
A look at how Chinese hackers broke into the computer systems of The New York Times.
Jan 30, 2013
Boeing has apparently been aware of the problems with the troublesome lithium ion batteries on its 787 Dreamliner for some time.
Jan 28, 2013
After a dramatic couple of years, Japanese car giant Toyota has beaten General Motors to become the world's biggest-selling car maker.
Jan 21, 2013
The ninja is one of Japan's oldest and most mysterious professions, but today modern methods to spy, sabotage, and kill are putting them out of work.
Jan 16, 2013
After another incident on a 787 Dreamliner, Japan's two largest airlines have grounded Boeing's new flagship plane.
Jan 15, 2013
The world's largest platinum producer Anglo American Platinum, also known as Amplats, is planning to close down some of its South African mines and cut around 14,000 jobs. The announcement comes after a series of strikes across the mining sector of South Africa at the end of last year in which mineworkers were demanding higher wages.
Jan 11, 2013
The new government in Tokyo has unveiled a $224 billion stimulus plan in its latest bid to support the world's number three economy.