Stock markets drop on fresh US-China trade war tensions

US stock markets followed Europe lower on fresh fears of a trade war between the world's two largest economies. On Wall Street, the S&P...

Facebook to pay record $5bn to settle privacy concerns

Facebook will pay a record $5bn fine to settle privacy concerns, the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has said. The social network must also...

Global growth forecast cut by IMF amid trade tensions By Andrew Walker BBC World...

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has cut its growth forecasts for the global economy for this year and next. It predicts growth of 3.2%...

Huawei: Government decision on 5G rollout delayed

A decision on whether controversial Chinese firm Huawei should be excluded from the rollout of 5G mobile phone networks in the UK has been postponed.

Volkswagen and Ford team up on self-driving and electric cars

Volkswagen and Ford have said they will work together on developing self-driving and electric cars in an attempt to reduce costs on new technologies.

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Could the next euro crisis come from Italy? By Dharshini David Economics correspondent

While it's easy to get distracted by trade wars or Brexit uncertainty, there's a financial iceberg on the horizon that could threaten all our well-being.

Princess Haya: Dubai ruler’s wife in UK ‘in fear of her life’

Princess Haya Bint al-Hussein, a wife of the ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed Al Maktoum, is in hiding in London and said to be in fear for...

Is Putin right? Is liberalism really obsolete? By Helier Cheung BBC News

Russian President Vladimir Putin has made headlines with an interview during which he said that liberalism had "become obsolete". Liberal ideas about refugees, migration...