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Tunisia lose first World Cup match against England (1-2)

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'Aquarius', refugees and 'Europe's soul'

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Colombia's next president: Duque defeats left-wing Petro in runoff

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Music show: Chiara Civello, Jay-Z and Beyoncé & Solidays festival

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How corruption has damaged Armenia's environment

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'Changing FARC peace deal would be a huge historical error for Colombia'

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EU ombudsman: 'Just raising an issue can be sufficient to change things'

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Trouble in the eurozone: New Italian government puts pressure on establishment

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Celebrations after Mexico's win against Germany prompts 'fan-made' earthquake

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Latest update : 2017-09-15

The cost of climate change: Hurricanes Harvey and Irma highlight risks

Communities in the Caribbean and southern US are scrambling to deal with the aftermath of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Estimates suggest the storms caused hundreds of billions of dollars of damage - costs which will be borne by federal and local governments, aid agencies, insurance firms and the victims themselves. For more on what can be done to assess, limit, and deal with the risks posed by events linked to climate change, Kate Moody talks to Gerald Maradan, co-founder and CEO of Eco-Act.

Also in this programme:

  • The electric revolution is coming to a road near you! We tell you about the top trend of the Frankfurt Motor Show and how the auto industry is adapting.
  • And it's struggled to survive years of civil war, but can Ukraine's forgotten wine industry begin to bubble back?

By Kate MOODY , Bryan QUINN , Farah BOUCHERAK , Shirli SITBON

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2018-06-14 Stephen CARROLL

Oil turmoil: As prices rise, consumers feel the pinch

Oil prices have been creeping up steadily in recent months to reach levels not seen in three years. We look at how consumers in India are adjusting to paying more for fuel. And...

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2018-06-07 Stephen CARROLL

Prepare for a slowdown: World Bank says tide is turning for global growth

Is the global growth spurt over? The World Bank says growth will begin to slow down from next year. In its latest economic report, the institution warned that the escalation of...

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2018-05-31 Stephen CARROLL

Here to stay: Airbnb co-founder on regulation, growth and overtourism

Every two minutes, 400 guests check into a property on Airbnb. They have a choice of over four million of them around the world. But city authorities have been toughening...

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2018-05-24 Stephen CARROLL

Trade truce: US-China tensions cool, but is a trade war still possible?

The United States has reached a "framework agreement" with China to cut the trade deficit between the world's two largest economies. So have we avoided a trade war between...

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2018-05-17 Kate MOODY

The ABCs of GDPR: New EU regulations aim to protect individuals' privacy

The EU is set to bring in a raft of new data regulations. The General Data Protection Regulation - or GDPR - aims to give consumers more control over their personal information....

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