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A charity in Delhi runs a programme for visually challenged people - they collect flowers from outside temples, which are turned into paint and then sold for a profit.
Men earn more prize money than women in 30% of sports, a BBC Sport study reveals.
Stress and anxiety are the modern epidemic - but what if a simple app could make it all go away?
Twitter has reported a doubling in sales and a 23% increase in the number of active users of its micro-blogging site for the third quarter.
BBC News explains why oil prices are so low - and what it would take to stop the drop - in 60 seconds.
Staff at Monarch airlines agree to 700 redundancies and pay cuts of up to 30% as part of a deal to save the Luton-based company.
Turning flowers into paint to tackle poverty in India
Trading in shares of Italy's Monte dei Paschi is suspended twice after sharp falls in reaction to its poor performance in official stress tests.
France's finance minister says the country plans to cut its budget deficit by €3.6-3.7bn next year in a bid to meet European Union rules.
Crystal Palace co-chairman Steve Parish says he is open to a change of ownership, but denies a takeover is imminent.
The former boss of Germany's BayernLB bank gets a suspended jail term for having bribed Austrian far-right politician Joerg Haider in 2007.
Brazil's Cutrale and Safra groups agree a deal to buy banana giant Chiquita, just days after shareholders rejected a deal with rival Fyffes.
German business confidence has fallen to its lowest level in almost two years, a survey suggests, raising concerns about the strength of Europe's largest economy.
Marussia have become the second F1 team to be placed in administration in less than a week, it is confirmed.
Designed in China - coming to a store near you?
Asian stocks close mixed after most of Europe's largest banks pass a stress test aimed at checking the strength of the region's financial system.
Eurozone solves yesterday's problem
Shares of ANZ are suspended from trade after the lender accidentally publishes part of its full-year profit results, which are due on Friday.
Indonesia's new cabinet holds its first meeting, as President Joko Widodo's choice of ministers receives mixed reaction.
Shares of Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing tumble to a six-month low after a landmark scheme to connect it with Shanghai's stock market is delayed.