Rank #1: Yahoo Reveals A Billion User Accounts Hacked
As Donald Trump reveals more names of the people he wants to join his cabinet we are getting a better picture of the shape of the next administration in the White House. He has selected Rick Perry, former governor of oil rich Texas, to lead the Department of Energy and his choice to nominate Rex Tillerson, the chief executive of ExxonMobil, as Secretary of State is controversial. Mr Trump also wants a former Goldman Sachs banker, Steven Mnuchin, for Treasury Secretary. Our regular US economic commentator, Irwin Stelzer, gives us his thoughts on what these choices signal about how Donald Trump might govern.
Europe's Galileo satellite navigation system went live today, after 17 years of planning with numerous setbacks and going three times over budget. It promises to outperform rivals like America's GPS, but with 18 satellites in place so far, Galileo's signal will need to be boosted by GPS satellites operated by the US. Thierry Dubois, France bureau chief for the magazine and website Aviation Week in Lyon, tells us more about Europe's new satellite navigation system.
Imagine being forced to leave your home, a where you feel comfortable, to uproot your life to another country, thousands of kilometres away. That is the sad fate for millions of the world's refugees and asylum seekers, as record numbers of people this year have had to flee from conflict, in countries like Syria and Afghanistan. However for some refugees in the Indian capital Delhi it is not all bad news, as women from Afghanistan are cooking up a project that is helping them get back on their feet. The BBC's Sumiran Preet Kaur reports.
Health experts constantly remind us that getting enough sleep and exercise are two major factors that help people perform better at work. Perhaps time to consider a new resolution for 2017, but easier said than done. Dr Steven MacGregor is the founder of the Leadership Academy of Barcelona, and as an expert on workplace health he explains how we can improve business performance.
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Dec 15 2016
Rank #2: Battle to do business in Iran
Dec 05 2019
Rank #3: Update: Wall Street Shares Hit New High
Sep 21 2018
Rank #4: The challenge of expanding airlines in Africa
Russell Padmore analyses the prospects for African airlines, with insights from aviation experts, like Patrick Edmond from Altair Advisory, Alan Peaford, editor in chief of African Aerospace Magazine and Sally Gethin, from Gethin's In Flight News.
We hear if the introduction of the Single African Air Transport Market agreement will create the open skies that allowed aviation to prosper in Europe.
Alan Kilavuka, the chief executive of Jambojet in Kenya, talks candidly about the challenges of operating a low cost airline in Africa.
We also hear from Judith Tyson at the Overseas Development Institute how expanding aviation will help economies across the continent, by creating jobs and enhancing transport infrastructure.
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Dec 29 2019
Rank #5: Review of the Year - 2019
Martin Webber is joined by Captain Dennis Tajer, a pilot with American Airlines and spokesperson for the Allied Pilots Association and Dominic Gates, aerospace reporter at the Seattle Times. Plus we hear from economists Roger Bootle and Dr Rebecca Harding.
Dec 24 2019
Rank #6: The rise of K-pop
(Picture: Korean pop band BTS performing in Paris, France. Picture credit: Getty Images.)
Feb 07 2020
Rank #7: Update: Wall Street Stocks Finish Higher
Sep 14 2018
Rank #8: Finland at 100
Dec 06 2017
Rank #9: Spain 'Will Accept' Disputed Migrant Ship
Jun 11 2018
Rank #10: Polish Premier Appoints New Cabinet
Jan 09 2018
Rank #11: Swedish Deadlock as Nationalists Gain
Sep 10 2018
Rank #12: Update: Argentinian Austerity Measures Announced
Sep 03 2018
Rank #13: Trump meets Trudeau
Feb 13 2017
Rank #14: Apple Shares Fall After Sales Warning
Jan 03 2019
Rank #15: Switzerland Puts Local Job Seekers Ahead Of Immigrants
Human toilet waste is being used to alleviate the shortage of electricity in Kenya. It is not only boosting power supplies in that part of East Africa, but is also helping with the problem of inadequate sewage systems. The waste is collected and dried before being burned to generate power, as the BBC’s Joshua Thorpe explains.
The BBC's Business News Team has spent another busy week reporting on developments like an increase in US interest rates, Italy's unfolding banking crisis and new research that claims money cannot buy happiness. We reflect on the weeks's events with Mark Gilbert from Bloomberg in London and Mamta Badkar, at the Financial Times in New York.
Major chains of supermarkets continue to threaten to put the traditional British corner shop out of business, but the often family run stores are still open. In the UK many of them are operated by Indian and Pakistani immigrants who keep their store open for long hours everyday. Many are still owned by people whose families came to the UK in the 1960's or 1970's who saw the economic potential of a grocery store. BBC World TV presenter Babita Sharma tells us about her new documentary programme, Booze Beans and Bhajis, which looks at the impact of immigration and economic change on small retail outlets.
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Dec 16 2016
Rank #16: Coronavirus hits businesses
Feb 04 2020
Rank #17: Update: Stocks continue to gain on Wall Street
Feb 05 2020
Rank #18: The UK after Brexit
Jan 31 2020