Growth in personal debt is slowing, says BBA

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The start-ups plugging the hole in Zimbabwe’s economy

The weak economy in Zimbabwe has caused many businesses to close down. But in the face of adversity, some small start-ups are thriving, even without external finance....

Togo's 'voodoo vacations'

Traditional voodoo ceremonies are attracting tourists to the small West African nation of Togo.

India’s biometric billion ID scheme

The Indian government is in the midst of enrolling all of its citizens in the world’s largest domestic biometric identification system. Aadhaar, which means foundation, started as...

Queen’s Speech summary: Bill-by-bill at a glance

This year's Queen's Speech comes in the wake of a general election that left the Conservatives without a majority....