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Unequal opportunities?

2 days 2 hours ago
An IFS study says men still get paid more on average than women. But some have questioned if that's really what the numbers show.

Punching its weight

2 days 4 hours ago
Broadcaster Melvyn Bragg has called for the government to follow the model of Team GB's Olympic success and invest in the north of England. BBC News asks which of the regions' strengths it should focus on?

Fabric of success

2 days 5 hours ago
How Indian entrepreneur Lavanya Nalli is leading the modernisation of her family's 88-year-old clothing company, while still holding on to its decades of tradition.

'Bare branches'

2 days 5 hours ago
Xiong Jigen, 43, is one of many men inside China's remote "bachelor village', where bad roads and few women make it hard to find a wife.

Closing down

2 days 8 hours ago
Empty rails and closing signs as a stalwart of the British High Street says its final farewell.
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