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Chinese workers packing goods at a warehouse in the Shanghai Pilot Free Trade zone

China growth slows to five-year low

China's economy grows at its slowest pace since the global financial crisis, causing speculation the government may introduce more stimulus measures.


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Video game tournament attracts 40,000 fans

A massive crowd gathered in Seoul to watch teams play video game League of Legends - and tens of millions more watched around the world in cinemas and online. Steve Evans reports.


Spectacular new desert time-lapse

Spectacular new desert time-lapse

The Arizona desert and sky filmed in mesmerising and spectacular time-lapse


How the rich stay rich

How the rich stay rich

The rest of us can learn from how the wealthy make their money work harder


Your e-rickshaw has arrived

Your e-rickshaw has arrived

South African startup jolts the human-powered taxi


What is New York reading?

What is New York reading?

Books we found on the subway


Concentrate! How to focus better

Concentrate! How to focus better

Trick to taming a wandering mind


Finding Europe's largest predator

Finding Europe's largest predator

Wild beasts lurk in Estonia's forests and swamps

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Technology of business

Man with a mobile phone

'Getting online has changed my life'

The internet is helping to revolutionise the lives of millions of people in India, but there are still more than a billion people who remain offline. Could Mark Zuckerberg have the answer?


Beijing's Muslim enclave

China's unexpected Muslim enclave

Despite being officially atheist and historically associated with Buddhism, China has a deep-rooted relationship with Islam.

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Asli Filinta

Istanbul's new fashion sensation

Though her work is on runways the world over, rising star Asli Filinta has chosen a home base in Istanbul, where she draws inspiration from the rich history of the Ottoman empire.




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