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The Asian businesses surviving high street closures

Does the resilience of independent Asian businesses make them better equipped to survive the challenges of Brexit?

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The thermal rescue drone that finds woodland wanderers

Researchers in Latvia are developing drones that can find people who are lost in the forest.

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Choppy waters for Greek shipping sector

Greece’s key shipping industry – the biggest in the world – is going to be greatly affected by the US ban on Iranian oil exports.

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How the VBS ‘bank heist’ sparked a parliamentary brawl in South Africa

The collapse of a rural bank reveals the extent of corruption in South Africa.

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Boss wants to ‘protect the magic’ of M&S food

M&S chief executive Steve Rowe says he is “protecting the magic” of M&S food.

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Female pilots: Which airline has the highest number?

Indian airlines have been stepping up their recruitment drive for female pilots.

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Is the party over for Ibiza?

Many people in Ibiza’s music industry are worried about the White Isle’s future as authorities try to rein in its famous party scene.

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How the humble lamp-post could help power our cities

As more of half of us live in cities, scientists are looking at new ways of harnessing urban energy.

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The first date that created a £10m company

Little did Radha Vyas know that a first date with a man she had met online would lead to them creating a successful travel firm.

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Car insurance: Why pay when you are not driving?

New forms of insurance can save motorists money – especially if they live in a city.