Justin Rowlatt is the host of Business Daily from the BBC World Service
Features by Justin Rowlatt
And actually, the "chlorine" in swimming pools isn't even chlorine.
Posted In: elements, tin
The element that brought us beyond the Stone Age
Posted In: elements, calcium
Calcium is a fundamental building block in chemistry and in modern life.
Posted In: metals, elementals, gold
Our journey through the economics of elements checks out mercury.
Posted In: aluminum
Aluminum or aluminium? Either way, it's useful.
Posted In: phosphorus, Morocco, fertilizer, Agriculture
The BBC's Justin Rowlatt has a new series that looks at the economics behind chemical elements.
Posted In: gambling, China
A tiny Chinese territory has swiftly displaced Las Vegas as the gambling capital of the world.
Posted In: bbc
Subprime Meltdown. The Collapse of Lehman Brothers. Too Big To Fail. Those headlines dominated the global news in 2008. But how are they playing out this election year?
Posted In: Amazon, brazil, rainforest, deforestation
The Brazilian government has ramped up efforts to stop deforestation in the Amazon. So far, it seems to be slowly working.
Posted In: Retail
The U.K. isn't in the eurozone, but the effects of the euro crisis are hitting London's street markets, and the wallets of the people who shop there.