Seychelles: The island nation with a novel way to tackle climate change

Image caption Fisherman Darryl Green welcomes the restrictions On board Darryl Green’s small fishing boat, just off the island of Praslin in the Seychelles, the water is so clear we

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General election 2019: What to look out for on the economy

Throughout the 2019 general election campaign, the BBC wants to answer your questions about the issues that matter most to you. The economy – including spending, jobs and pay –

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Labour pledges to electrify UK bus fleet

Image copyright Getty Images Labour plans to make the entire UK bus fleet electric by 2030 with a £4bn investment, if it wins the general election. This would reduce bus

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Sweden’s Ericsson to pay over $1bn to settle US corruption probe

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Ericsson is one of world’s biggest makers of mobile network equipment Sweden’s telecoms giant Ericsson has agreed to pay more than $1bn (£760m) to resolve

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Thomas Cook: ‘They told me the money was safe’

Image copyright Alan Holmes Image caption Alan and Diane Holmes normally take a winter holiday Customers of collapsed tour operator Thomas Cook have been getting in touch with the BBC

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US jobs growth jumps in November

Image copyright Getty Images US economy added the largest number of jobs for 10 months in November, with the latest figure comfortably beating analysts’ expectations. The figures showed 266,000 jobs

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Eddie Stobart saved from collapse after crunch vote

Image copyright Getty Images Eddie Stobart shareholders have approved a rescue plan for the truck company, staving off possible collapse. One of the firm’s largest shareholders, DBay Advisors, will lend

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Lloyd’s of London staff told to behave at Christmas parties

Image copyright Getty Images Workers at insurance market Lloyd’s of London have been told to behave during the Christmas party season. Chief executive John Neal told trade magazine Financial News

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West Coast Rail: Preston-to-Scotland rail fares to be capped

Image copyright Getty Images The UK’s competition watchdog has accepted a proposal to cap rail fares on certain routes between Preston in Lancashire and Scotland. The agreement is part of

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Uber had 6,000 US sexual assault reports in two years

Image copyright Getty Images Uber said it received almost 6,000 reports of sexual assault in the United States in 2017 and 2018. While the number of cases rose in 2018,

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