Nine-year-old Ben Hebden organised a party for children who were affected by the closure of a local steelworks.
BBC News visits a designer who specialises in ”slow fashion”- making expensive clothes that she says will last half a century.
Focus will be on narrowly-focused negotiations rather than monolithic global agreements
Millions of shoppers have been out in search of bargains as many retailers started their January sales early.
A federal judge in Brazil blocks the assets of mining giants BHP Billiton and Vale in the country over the collapse of a dam last month.
Today is expected to be the busiest shopping day of the year.
The US Senate adopts long-awaited reforms designed to give emerging economies a greater say in how the International Monetary Fund is run.
The UK’s “green” bank should not be privatised unless the government can ensure it keeps its environmental purposes, a committee of MPs says.
Over in the Wall Street Journal, Marty Feldstein has a look at the claims about the appalling wealth inequality extant in the United States today. In doing so, he explains something that is known as “Worstall’s Fallacy”. Yes, my ego is gargantuan. Yes, I did first point out the fallacy, […]