Letter from Africa: Zimbabwe, the land where cash barons thrive

Image copyright Reuters In our series of letters from African writers, journalist-turned-barrister Brian Hungwe says the need for cash has not been eased by the release of new Zimbabwean dollar [...]

Climate change: China coal surge threatens Paris targets

Image copyright Planet Labs Inc Image caption Construction at Shanxi coal power plant was stopped in July 2017 but resumed in March 2019 [...]

Why do billions of people still not have glasses?

Image copyright Getty Images Making spacecraft is not a job in which you can afford to be slapdash. At Lockheed Martin, for example, it used to take a technician two painstaking days to measure [...]

Freelancers should be paid higher minimum wage, says think tank

Image copyright Getty Images Contractors and other flexible workers should enjoy a higher minimum wage than those with secure employment, the Demos think tank has urged. A higher rate would [...]

Mozilla CEO: 'Don't hide things from your workers'

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General election 2019: Workers under Labour 'will take back control'

Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Shadow chancellor John McDonnell has said workers and consumers would “take back control” under a new business model if Labour wins the election. In [...]

Hong Kong: 'I was tear gassed getting my lunch'

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The protests have raged for months – but now expat workers are looking to leave the financial hub [...]

General election 2019: Leaders woo business with tax and apprenticeship vows

Image copyright Getty Images Boris Johnson, Jeremy Corbyn and Jo Swinson will all attempt to woo the UK’s business leaders with speeches to the CBI’s annual conference later. Mr [...]

European Investment Bank drops fossil fuel funding

Image copyright Getty Images The European Union is to stop funding oil, gas and coal projects at the end of 2021, cutting €2bn (£1.7bn) of yearly investments. The European Investment Bank [...]

General election 2019: Labour pledges 'free broadband for the country'

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