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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.
Jan 13, 2011
Three executives were suspended by the French car maker Renault last week on suspicion of leaking information about its multi-billion dollar electric car program.
Jan 13, 2011
The e-book market continues to gain more customers, but there is still one part of the traditional book market that finds itself thriving -- hardbacks. Sales in the U.K. have increased, thanks to hardbacks' decorative appeal and endurance.
Jan 11, 2011
China's largest oil and gas producer has struck a deal with a British energy company.
Jan 6, 2011
Global food prices hit their highest levels ever last month. Wheat, corn, sugar and cooking oil are causing the most concern.
Dec 22, 2010
There's a new global survey that shows even the world's richest economies don't necessarily feature the planet's happiest people.
Dec 2, 2010
The U.S. Federal Reserve has released a list of the banks that received federal loans at the height of the financial crisis. British banks were among the recipients, and borrowed more than a trillion U.S. dollars.
Nov 26, 2010
Qatar Airways CEO Akbar Al-Baker publicly criticizes the Boeing for it's continued delay of the 787 Dreamliner. Still, analysts say the airline is eagerly waiting its arrival.