Journalist Didi Akinyelure looks at a fresh crop of young, enterprising men and women who have more reason than most to celebrate Nigeria's 56th year of independence.
South African tattoo artist Sibusiso Nkabinde talks about the challenges he faced setting up his studio in Soweto.
Budget airline Monarch receives a temporary extension to its licence to sell package holidays and says it has secured "significant" new investment from shareholders.
Why Barelona and Spanish international footballer Iniesta spends his spare time helping to make wine.
Four of the UK's largest energy companies have been barring their own customers from some of the best deals for gas and electricity, the BBC's Moneybox learns
Gardeners rely on month-by-month tips to help their garden grow, but how can you ensure your finances bloom in 2016?
Charity campaigns urge people to give up smoking in October but money can be saved by cutting out other unnecessary extras, an advice service says.
The oil producers' group OPEC agreed a preliminary deal on Wednesday to reduce supply. The decision at a meeting in Algiers marks the first time in eight years that OPEC's members have agreed to cut production, and oil prices rose on the news. But will the deal hold?
An increase in Insurance Premium Tax (IPT) which takes place on 1 October amounts to a "raid" on consumers, the industry says.
The filmmakers behind Netflix's Amanda Knox documentary talk about the headlines that led them to make the movie
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The bank, already reeling from a fake accounts scandal, will pay $24 million in penalties.
China is no longer offering Venezuela new loans, according to experts. It spells bad news for Venezuela, which relied heavily on Chinese finance.
The Arkansas-based retailer is reportedly in talks to invest up to $1 billion in Indian e-commerce firm Flipkart.
Qatar will have a big say over what happens next at struggling Deutsche Bank.
After troubled Deutsche Bank's shares hit another record low, the chief executive sends an email to reassure staff that the bank's finances are strong.
Deutsche Bank investors are breathing a huge sigh of relief after the company's stock spent Friday on a wild ride.
London's FTSE 100 eased back from a fall of more than 1% to close down by 0.34% at 6,895.8 points.