BBC World Service - Most Recent
Jul 13, 2010
Twenty-five years ago, the Live Aid concert brought together a galaxy of pop stars and changed the business of fundraising.
Jul 12, 2010
A high unemployment rate is one factor which contributed to a surprising fall in immigration to developed nations in 2008.
Jul 8, 2010
An exceptionally good Bordeaux is running at an exceptionally high price, with many buyers coming from China and Hong Kong.
Jul 7, 2010
The Justice Department has asked BP for advance warning of any plan it makes that would impact the company's future.
Jul 5, 2010
BP's stock is down by about half, which means the company could be vulnerable to a hostile takeover. Now there are reports BP is trying to head that off by attracting rich investors.
Jul 2, 2010
Now that Finland has made broadband Internet a legal right, service in the country's rural areas will improve.
Jun 30, 2010
Global investors are getting their first look at what's expected to be the world's largest stock offering: the Agricultural Bank of China plans to list on the Chinese exchanges next month.
Jun 14, 2010
Germany and France are leading the conversation to get indebted European countries out of financial struggle, but the two powers don't quite see eye-to-eye.
May 28, 2010
A lot of the biggest soccer clubs in Europe are in debt and facing bankruptcy. So the organization that governs Euro soccer has agreed on some new rules designed to stop clubs from spending more than they take in.
May 27, 2010
Donald Trump's attempts to build a golf club on Scotland's Northeast coast are being thwarted by local property owners.