Oct 19, 2016
China's economy grows at 6.7% but experts warn of 'unsustainable' bubble
'Amazing what a housing bubble and crazy debt increases can achieve," says Michael Every, head of financial markets research at Rabobank in Hong Kong
Oct 18, 2016
Oil ends lower on U.S. trade spike; shale decline limits losses
Trades in U.S. crude futures contracts soared to 12,932 barrels during the minute of 9:35 a.m. EDT (1335 GMT), the highest since Oct. 13, as traders sold off contracts ahead of their Oct. 20 expiry date.
Oct 17, 2016
Ceremony to mark start of Attenborough polar ship construction
Construction of the UK's new £200m polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough, formally begins on Monday at Cammell Laird on Merseyside.
Oct 14, 2016
Silkworms were fed graphene to produce 'super silk' and it could be the future of wearables
The silk was twice as strong, could cope with 50% more stress before degrading and was shown to be conductive.
Oct 13, 2016
Uber dominates U.S. ride market, report says
Uber's share of the U.S. ride-hailing market is so large that its "lead is simply too great to overcome," says Byrne Hobart, lead analyst at 7Park Data.
Oct 12, 2016
Samsung's decision to kill the Galaxy Note 7 raises more questions than it answers
Samsung has killed off its Galaxy Note 7, but employees still can't work out what was causing the smartphones to explode
Oct 11, 2016
Amanda Levete's MAAT museum opens in Lisbon
The British architect Amanda Levete fell in love with Lisbon over a decade ago. "I took my son out of school for two days to see England lose to Portugal in Euro 2004," she recalls.
Oct 10, 2016
UK-born professor named joint winner of Nobel Prize in Economics
UK-born Oliver Hart and Bengt Holmstrom of Finland have won the Nobel Prize in Economics for their contributions to contract theory, shedding light on how contracts help people deal with conflicting interests.