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BBC Business News
- Building a community restaurant in Botswana
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 20:52:21 GMT
Despite the often frustrating employment situation for young Botswanans, one young entrepreneur is ploughing ahead while remaining thoroughly rooted in his community.
- Pawn addiction
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 20:52:03 GMT
As designer handbags receive record prices at auction, women are increasingly taking them to pawn shops to borrow money against them.
- US to invest $2.5bn in high-speed rail expansion
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 20:36:37 GMT
US vice president Joe Biden announces plans to lend railway operator Amtrak $2.45bn (£1.86bn) to expand services and make upgrades.
- Ben & Jerry's recalls Cookie Dough ice cream batches
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 19:50:52 GMT
Ice cream maker Ben & Jerry's recalls tubs of one of its best-selling products over concern they may contain small pieces of metal.
- Export ban placed on Queen Victoria's wedding coronet
Sun, 28 Aug 2016 00:13:42 GMT
A temporary export ban has been placed on a sapphire and diamond coronet that belonged to Queen Victoria, preventing it from being sold abroad.
- Born a refugee: Syria's war babies
Sat, 27 Aug 2016 23:02:42 GMT
More than 300,000 babies have been born as refugees since the start of the Syrian civil war.
- Newspaper headlines: Health tax idea and ministers on the spot over Brexit
Sat, 27 Aug 2016 22:52:16 GMT
Sunday's papers include predictions of intense cabinet discussions on making Brexit work, and an ex-minister's proposal for a "health and care" tax.
- Diamond League: Laura Muir breaks British 1500m record in Paris
Sat, 27 Aug 2016 20:51:58 GMT
Laura Muir breaks her own British 1500m record by more than two seconds to win at the Diamond League meeting in Paris.