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China's exports and imports rebound in April, helping allay some fears about a slowdown in its economy.
The Californian ski resort that has closed for two years
ITV buys an 80% stake in US reality TV producer Leftfield Entertainment, the firm behind shows such as the Real Housewives of New Jersey.
Waiting lists for homes with no running water
South African growth 'not strong enough' for many
The BBC's Wyre Davies in Sao Paulo says that Brazil's World Cup preparations are likely to be last minute, at times chaotic and down to the wire.
The Channel Tunnel in numbers
Why firms should think twice before tying the knot
A profile of Sophi Tranchell, the boss of Divine Chocolate, social activist and self-confessed radical.
More than 100,000 extra tickets for all 17 sports at this summer's Commonwealth Games in Glasgow are to go on sale.
The entrepreneurs who set up businesses in South Africa's busy townships.
Ethiopia's plans to boost the number of visiting tourists, and the entrepreneurs at the centre of the industry's growth efforts.
Everton believe they have identified a site within the city boundaries of Liverpool on which to build a new stadium.