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The BBC's Sameer Hashmi talks to the woman behind the successful Bollywood blog MissMalini.com.
People with disabilities face a "premium" of £550 a month owing to extra transport, insurance and living costs, a charity has claimed, prompting a commission to be launched.
High tariffs on many goods in Tunisia make it profitable to bring everything in across the border, as Leana Hosea reports.
The economic recovery in the UK has not been felt by youngsters who have seen their pocket money fall in the last year, a survey suggests.
Benjamin Lawsky, Superintendent of the New York State Department of Financial Services, is known as the toughest cop on Wall Street.
Mumbai's grand old Parsi cafes have long been a symbol of the city's diverse cuisine and culture, Sameer Hashmi looks at why they are dying out.
Fast-food chain McDonald's suspends sale of chicken nuggets in Hong Kong over the out of date meat scandal at a Chinese supplier.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
Squaring up to Senegal's cattle rustlers
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.
Newly published banking standards could mean banks have to hold significantly more funds to guard against potential loan losses.
Bill Gates calls for an improved audit of international aid in Africa, to ensure it achieves its aims.
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.