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No matter who wins UK election, economic challenges remain

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DR Congo: Psychiatric problems overwhelm Goma

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Elusive asylum: African migrants in Israel

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Latest update : 2014-01-24

Davos: Networking opportunities keeps world's elite coming back

The World Economic Forum attracts hundreds of CEOs and dozens of world leaders every year. We asked Howard Davies, who has been to Davos 25 times, what keeps them coming back. He also says that proposals for a new airport in London - dubbed "Boris Island" - are still being examined by the UK's Airports Commission.

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2015-05-07 UK Elections

No matter who wins UK election, economic challenges remain

By many measures, the UK's economy has performed well over the past five years, with unemployment falling and economic growth restored. There are many challenges facing the next...

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2015-05-06 UK Elections

Oil industry cuts an election issue in Scotland

Cutbacks in the global oil industry, linked to the slump in prices, have led to thousands of job losses in Britain. We bring you a special report from the Scottish city of...

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2015-05-05 France

France's billion-euro private beach industry

France's 1,500 private beaches are gearing up for their busiest time of the year. We look at the regulations that govern this billion-euro, and often unpopular, industry. Also...

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2015-05-04 defence

France could surpass Russia in arms export league

France could surpass Russia as the world's second-biggest arms exporter this year if several big contracts are finalised. It comes as French President Hollande travels to Qatar,...

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2015-05-01 boxing

Are you ready to rumble? Mayweather-Pacquiao is biggest payday in sports history

Money versus Pacman. The long-awaited boxing match between two legends, Floyd "Money" Mayweather and Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao, is also the biggest payday ever. Both fighters will...

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