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Thyssenkrupp expects EU to block Tata steel merger

Concessions have not soothed European Commission concerns over the proposed deal, Thyssenkrupp says.

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Potato farmers want payout from PepsiCo

Indian potato farmers want “compensation for harassment and intimidation” from US giant PepsiCo.

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Trade war: US-China trade battle in charts

Talks resume on Thursday after President Trump escalated the trade war with the threat of new tariffs.

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All illegal drugs in Mexico could be decriminalized in radical government plan

The Mexican president has stated that the current “war on drugs” is endangering public safety.

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UK economy rebounds in first quarter

Brexit stockpiling by firms helps to lift UK growth in the first three months of the year.

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‘Trade deal trauma’ sees investors pull $20 billion from stocks in a week

Investors pulled more than $20.5 billion from global equities in the past week, showing the impact of trade tensions between the U.S. and China on confidence in financial markets.

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Delta Airlines staff told ‘don’t unionise, buy video games’

Posters discouraging Delta staff from joining a union prompt a significant backlash on social media.

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Here’s why global stocks aren’t sinking despite the US tariff hike

A global stock market sell-off started to ease on Friday despite the U.S. fulfilling a promise to ramp up tariffs on Chinese goods.

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Does GDP tell the whole economic story?

The government’s official number-crunchers realise that we need new ways to measure living standards.

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How the chainsaw became a million dollar idea.

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