Hong Kong pro-democracy tycoon Jimmy Lai detained Dec. 3, 2020
Hong Kong media tycoon and pro-democracy supporter Jimmy Lai has been charged with fraud.
UK imposes 14-day quarantine travellers from Spain July 27, 2020
The travel rule was announced following a spike of new coronavirus cases in Spain
Update: Rising gold prices accompany investor jitters July 24, 2020
Investors are looking for a safe haven as US-China tensions continue
Goldman Sachs settles 1MDB scandal for $3.9bn July 24, 2020
It includes a $2.5bn payout by Goldman and guarantee to return at least $1.4bn in assets
Update: US jobless claims rise July 24, 2020
Jobless claims in the US rise as covid-19 continues to dent the economy
The beginning of the end for the Olympics? July 23, 2020
The beginning of the end for the Olympics?
Update: Tesla continues growth despite pandemic July 22, 2020
The automaker has defied expectations and made profit for almost one year continuously
Legal action starts on Brazilian dam collapse July 22, 2020
The collapse of the Mariana dam nearly five years ago has led to legal proceedings
Update: India study shows 1 in 4 have Covid 19 July 22, 2020
India study shows 1 in 4 have Covid 19 - we get the latest from India's viral epicentre
EU reaches ‘pivotal’ coronavirus recovery deal July 21, 2020
EU leaders have struck a deal on a huge coronavirus recovery package after days of talks
Update: New hopes for coronavirus vaccine July 20, 2020
Oxford University scientists announce progress in the hunt for a coronavirus vaccine.
TikTok: we are not 'under the thumb' of China July 20, 2020
Video-sharing app TikTok has denied that it is controlled by the Chinese government.
Coronavirus cases rise in Hong Kong July 20, 2020
Restrictions are tightened in Hong Kong over coronavirus fears
Update: Housing stocks win the week July 17, 2020
Housing and retail have seen an uptick on the stock markets post-Covid
British Airways retires entire 747 fleet July 17, 2020
British Airways is retiring all of its Boeing 747s as it suffers from the travel downturn
Update: Netflix adds 23 million new users July 16, 2020
The streaming service has benefited hugely from lockdown period as families stay in
Tackling the world's plastic waste problem July 16, 2020
China's decision to ban imports of waste plastic caused a problem for other Asian nations
Apple avoids an EU ruling over its tax bill in Ireland
Apple has $15bn Irish tax bill overturned July 15, 2020
The EU's second highest court says Apple will not have to pay a record sum in back taxes.
Update: Virgin Atlantic's rescue package July 14, 2020
Virgin Atlantic has finalised a £1.2bn rescue deal with private backers