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Polls show the World Cup has boosted the popularity of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff. But as a bridge collapse revisits concerns over infrastructure, the tournament's impact may depend on how far the Brazilian team progress. Ivor Bennett reports
An Englishwoman proves it is possible to manage a business in 21st century Britain and make a modest living, without the use of modern-day technology. Hayley Platt looks at Dani Church's ferry business on the Suffolk coast, which has been in her family for 125 years.
A look at how London’s bureaux de change are beating banks at their own game, changing your pounds into euros far cheaper than their big brothers would ever dream of.
Callsign founder Zia Hayat takes Reuters taxi to talk about the mobile app he hopes will put you in control of your online identity.
There’s an eerie 2007-style market calm as central banks smother volatility, says Breakingviews. But if the recent rise in U.S. inflation is more than a blip, history could easily repeat itself.
July 4 - A landmark change to Japan's defense policy has seen some stocks surge but could have less positive long-term implications for the country's markets. Yonggi Kang reports.
July 4 - Southeast Asia’s biggest economy holds presidential elections while India's new government unveils its budget amid soaring expectations. Investors will also closely watch the latest China trade data.
July 4 - Already a wealth magnet, Luxembourg now aims to be Europe’s offshore yuan center. Jane Lee asks finance minister Pierre Gramegna how it's responding to evolving regulations and the competition.
July 4 - Chinese Internet firms command valuations not far from those of U.S. peers, but if you factor in future growth Chinese companies fall short - for good reason, says Breakingviews' Peter Thal Larsen.
John Fallon, CEO of Pearson, the largest education company in the world, addresses concerns over Common Core and the readiness of large-scale online testing.
Udacity CEO Sebastian Thrun explains the company's professional degree programs, his strategy to prevent dropoff rates, and the role unions played in his firn's pivot toward 'nanodegrees.'
Thursday's jobs report shows robust job creation and a dip in unemployment; American Apparel Founder Dov Charney's latest move; A possible buyout for Lululemon?; ECB assurances. Lily Jamali reports.
The U.S. economy is showing its muscle with job growth much higher than anticipated in June and the unemployment dropping to a six-year low. Conway G. Gittens reports.
July 3 - It'll be all about the details of the last stimulus measures rather than any new ones when the European Central Bank holds its monthly meeting. But as Sonia Legg reports they still matter.
July 3 - Airlines are bracing for disruption as airport security is increased across Europe after a US warning that two terror networks are working together on a bomb. Ivor Bennett reports
July 3 - Germany's lower house of parliament has approved the first nationwide minimum wage. Joanna Partridge asks why it is controversial and how it compares to other minimum wage rates around the world.
Reynolds Holding and Christopher Swann discuss why the increase in filings hasn't translated into a surge in oil and gas production.
A global skills gap will get worse before it gets better as workers play catch up to the change in jobs, which will likely subdue job creation data for some time, says ManPowerGroup CEO Jonas Prising.
American Apparel's ousted CEO forks over his entire stake to his ally, while Lululemon's founder sounds out private equity firms over taking the retailer private. Fred Katayama reports.