The US has issued a presidential permit for TransCanada to build the Keystone XL oil pipeline. The project had been blocked by former President Barack Obama over environmental concerns.
Germany's biggest lender, Deutsche Bank, has chosen a new office for its London headquarters. Policymakers viewed the move as a vote of confidence in Britain's capital despite the country's decision to leave the EU.
The market for electric cars and hybrids grew by 37 percent in 2016. BMW has made e-car production a priority, and now enjoys a market share of 7 percent, behind Tesla and market leader BYD from China.
The European Union will prevail, despite its 60th birthday crises, predicts German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble. He's also criticized Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel for intimating that Greece will get more money.
Germany has called on the European Commission to back its steelmakers by insisting on global trade rules in a dispute with US competitors over alleged German price dumping on the embattled US market.
The micro-blogging service plans to offer an advanced Tweetdeck experience with more powerful options for businesses and power uses under efforts to broaden its revenue base in view of dwindling advertising income.
Chinese premier Li is currently in Australia to strengthen bilateral ties. Both nations see their partnership as primordial to present a unified stance against the protectionist tendencies sprouting up around the world.
Lima is still reeling from the flooding and mudslides that have left Peru's capital in a state of emergency. With more rain predicted, the situation is becoming increasingly desperate as Jurriaan van Eerten reports.
A new report says the UN's incremental approach to reducing emissions is all wrong. The effort needs to come on strong early - and lessons can be learned from the evolution of computing.
At the Forest Green Rovers soccer club, the pitch is fertilized with seaweed, the lawnmower is solar-powered, and the stadium serves only vegan food. And the club is planning to build a stadium from sustainable wood.
Organic farming products have been on the rise in Ghana as food safety is a priority with more and more consumers in the African nation. Oluwakemi Aladesuyi has this story on a Ghanaian papaya farm with a difference.
Is the time of luxury watches over? That's not the impression you'd get at Baselworld, the world's largest watch-making and jewelry fair. Sneak a peek at six of these status symbols that cost a fortune.
The confectionary company, known for its popular "Gold Bear" gummy candies, is set to build its first manufacturing site in the US - a move that would avoid a likely Trump import tax hitting Haribo's business.
When the smart devices in your new home start blinking of their own accord, you might have a problem with ghosts, or - more likely - with a hacker. The security issues surrounding ubiquitous connectivity is a big topic for the industry.
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