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'If you want to be a good blogger, your passion should be for your art and your blog,' says Malini Agarwal.
High tariffs on many goods in Tunisia make it profitable to bring everything in across the border, as Leana Hosea reports.
BSkyB move to create a pan-European giant could be part of a bigger project
Fast-food chain McDonald's suspends sale of chicken nuggets in Hong Kong over the out of date meat scandal at a Chinese supplier.
US President Barack Obama urges lawmakers to end a tax loophole that allows US companies to avoid paying US corporate taxes.
Three business investors answer our readers' questions about how they judge whether or not to invest in a business venture.
Why the ever rising pound is not all good news
Cattle rustling in sub-Saharan Africa causes huge financial and human damage, but new mobile phone technology is helping farmers to fight back.
Cattle rustling in sub-Saharan Africa comes at a huge economic and human cost. In rural Senegal, tracking cows using mobile phone tech could help.
Thousands of workers across Ghana take to the streets to protest about the rise in the cost of living and call for petrol subsidies to be restored.
Amazon reports a loss of $126m in the second quarter and warns of slowing sales.
The South African government is fast-tracking a bill to block land sales to foreigners, which could come into effect in 2019.
Watchdogs are told that Google has complied with more than 45,000 requests for links to be erased from its European search results.
Newly published banking standards could mean banks have to hold significantly more funds to guard against potential loan losses.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has lowered its forecast for global economic growth this year, from 3.7% to 3.4% but the UK's forecast is raised.
Standard Chartered bank has backed its chief executive and chairman after media reports that they are under pressure to stand down.
Barclays challenges legal action brought by US prosecutors alleging fraud in its "dark pool" trading operations.
Earnings at the US carmaker General Motors slump because of the cost of vehicle recalls.
The European Aviation Safety Agency has joined the US in lifting its ban on flights to Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion airport.
US chipmaker Qualcomm claims some Chinese companies are misrepresenting sales to minimise their payments.