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Energy from rubbish to power Addis Ababa

A new plant in Addis Ababa will convert waste into a source of energy for the city.

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UK retail sales show weak growth despite gym wear boost

Rising prices dampened shoppers’ spending in January, but sales of sports goods are stronger than usual.

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Anger at Google image search ‘peace deal’

The search giant will remove features from its image search to appease Getty Images.

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Renault asks Carlos Ghosn to stay on as chief executive

There had been some speculation the carmaker boss would relinquish his role as head of the French firm.

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US rejects China-led bid for Chicago Stock Exchange

Regulator’s decision is the latest rejection of a Chinese firm’s attempt to do business in the US.

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Why we drive our own buses

When their local bus services were cut, one group of people decided to set up their own bus company.

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How the pneumatic tyre became a million dollar idea

The BBC’s Aaron Heslehurst explains how the pneumatic tyre became a million dollar idea.

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A tale of two Indian tech cities

Hyderabad is giving Bangalore a run for its money as a start-up destination in India.

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Humble origins

Sweden is one of the most innovative countries in the world, but the business culture discourages bragging.

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Hot on Instagram – but is it art?

Should social media-friendly experiences designed to make striking photos be considered art?