Features by Rebecca Singer
Posted In: Jobs
Government-run help wanted offices in the U.K. can no longer offer job seekers the chance to work as a lap dancer or a stripper. Those who work in the adult performance industry are not pleased about the new rule.
Posted In: Banks
Banks in Europe are reporting how well business is doing. The financial institutions seem to be telling the same story going around in the U.S., and there are indicators that recovery is underway.
Posted In: Food
Budweiser has lost a long-running battle to trademark its name across Europe, allowing a Czech company called Budweiser Budvar to also call itself "Bud".
Posted In: Science
New research identifies the 12 things we need to perform the perfect handshake.
Posted In: Oil
Learning from the BP spill, Exxon Mobil, Shell, Chevron and ConocoPhillips are committing a quarter of a billion dollars each to construct a rapid response unit that could quickly move in place to collect leaking oil.
Steve Chiotakis talks to the BBC's Rebecca Singer about what BP's sales of some of its assets means for the company.
Posted In: Investing, Oil
BP is selling some of its assets to pay Gulf spill clean-up costs at a speed surprising analysts.
Ireland sold $2 billion worth of government debt today to fund its country's budget. The move was more expensive due to Moody's cutting Ireland's credit rating.
Posted In: Food, Wall Street
British investor Anthony Ward has purchased $1 billion worth of cocoa beans. This could have an bitter effect on the price of chocolate bars.
Members of Congress are trying to restrict BP from drilling new oil and gas wells in the U.S.