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UK moves up global economic ranking

The UK edges up the World Economic Forum's worldwide rankings, but the group warns that the health of the global economy is at risk.


John Stones

England v Norway

Everton defender John Stones will make his first start for England in Wednesday's friendly against Norway at Wembley.


Beachside paradise — at a price

Beachside paradise — at a price

A surfer's city where the cost of living for expats is anything but laid-back


London’s supercar invasion

London’s supercar invasion

Gold Bugattis, chrome Porsches and one monstrous Mercedes


The 20th Century’s best writer?

The 20th Century’s best writer?

Why everyone should read Borges


Shuttle replica prepares to dock

Shuttle replica prepares to dock

Space suit salutes and Shuttle stunts

BBC America

Life in colour

Arnold Schwarzenegger shows self confidence by wearing purple.

What your tie can say about you

Can the colour of your neckwear help you get ahead in life? Or can it improve your chances of getting your message across? BBC Capital takes a look.



Leap of faith: 'We quit our jobs to travel'

BBC Travel meets a couple who decided to embark on the ultimate adventure - to resign from their jobs and start a new life globetrotting.

New Entrepreneurs

Ayodeji Adewunmi, Olalekan Olude and Opeyemi Awoyemi

Making millions from finding work

When their university lecturers went on strike, three Nigerian students started an online job search company which is now worth millions.




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