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British Chambers of Commerce views on trading and exporting to Europe and UK relations with the EU.
Can football really attract fans in India, the land of cricket? The BBC's Sameer Hashmi reports.
The gap between the amount the UK imports and the amount it exports narrowed in August, the latest official figures show.
Winemaking in South Africa is a multi-billion dollar industry, but it has not always been a sparkling success.
As small-scale fishing on South-Africa's west coast declines, fishermen in Saldanha Bay are concerned their way of life may disappear entirely.
The boss of Microsoft, Satya Nadella, apologises for remarks he made advising women not to ask for a pay rise but to have "faith in the system".
First Great Western is to be offered a new franchise which could last up to four-and-a-half years, the Department for Transport announces.
Animated graphic illustrating the advances China is making from a manufacturer to a designer of goods and products
Asian shares fall back, following big losses on Wall Street, as concerns about the health of the global economy worry investors.
Severn Trent Water, based in Coventry, announces 500 job cuts in a restructuring programme.
A former Chinese mining firm executive on the run from insider trading charges in Australia has been extradited from Hong Kong.
Danish toymaker Lego will not renew a promotional contract with Royal Dutch Shell following pressure from environmental group Greenpeace.
Software maker Symantec becomes the latest tech company to announce that it will split its operations into two.
Finance ministers, IMF and World Bank officials are gathering to explore how to get the global economy back on track.
The service celebrates a 'first' birthday
Growing mushroom cushions and making plastic from air
Venezuela must pay oil giant Exxon Mobil $1.6bn (£1bn) in compensation for assets expropriated in 2007, says a World Bank panel.
Pay in the private sector is likely to rise faster than public sector wages in the next four years, according to a report.
The return of worries over global growth prospects sends the oil price and US shares tumbling in their biggest drop of the year.
London shares close at their lowest level for a year and the oil price drops as fears over eurozone growth resurface.