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Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis accuses Athens' creditors of "terrorism", the day before a referendum on an international bailout.
The industry behind champagne production has been handed world heritage status by the United Nations' cultural arm.
Top Chinese brokerages promise to spend at least $20bn on shares to halt the slide in the stock market, which has fallen sharply in recent weeks.
Prime Minister David Cameron says the Budget will include a package of measures to help people buy their own home and boost house building.
What does it take to restore a legendary aircraft?
Chancellor George Osborne is to announce the end of inheritance tax on family homes worth up to £1m in Wednesday's Budget.
Tens of thousands of people attend rival rallies in Greece ahead of Sunday's crucial referendum on an international financial bailout.
Surveys for the Confederation of British Industry find that manufacturing, retails and services growth slowed in the second quarter.
China's Shanghai Composite index has slumped about 30% since mid-June, wiping out most of this year's gains
John Romain explains to BBC News how he and his team spent three years restoring a 1940s Spitfire to flying condition once again.
London's benchmark share index dips in Friday morning trading as worries over the Greek debt crisis persisted.
The female entrepreneur who sells auto components to vehicle manufacturers in India.
With banks in India still reluctant to lend money, start-ups are having to look elsewhere.
Desperate to make their fortunes, many people in Madagascar are putting their lives at risk.
News that millions of bank customers will get £10,000 less compensation if their bank goes bust, is criticized as "absurd" by a senior MP
Former hotelier Tapfumanei Shinya tells the BBC why managing his land over his mobile phone would never yield results.
Is click and collect a retailer's nightmare?
Oil and gas giant Shell is expected to begin drilling for oil in the Arctic within the next two weeks.
Greek "Yes" and "No" camps are set to hold major rallies in Athens ahead of Sunday's crucial referendum on bailout terms.
EE, the UK's largest mobile phone operator, is fined £1m by the regulator Ofcom for breaching rules on handling customer complaints.