China, Hong Kong, Singapore, Germany and Australia among top five countries using the yuan to finance trade
The deal is a compromise, as it must be, and one that highlights sharply the tension within the country
Agreement with arch-rivals means introduction of minimum wage but higher taxes are ruled out
6 minutes of weightlessness will now cost you $250,000 or around 326 Bitcoins
The cost of insuring against a catastrophic US default jumped to its highest level in more than two years today after talks to prevent a breach of the nation’s $16.7 trillion (£10.5 trillion) debt ceiling faltered.
Filthy lucre just got a new meaning. Plastic notes of the type chosen this week by the Bank of England as the next generation of paper money have been found by researchers to be the host of choice for some of nature’s nastiest bacteria.
Over 4,000 pilots were involved a one-tenth speed space battle for precious - virtual - resources
Trendon Shavers took in 'at least' 700,000 Bitcoins by offering a 7% interest rate with 'zero risk'
Q&A travel unravelled
Latest industry figures from Gartner show only 2% on 2012
The recession has seen Australian expats leave in droves, damaging a specialist economy
President blames anti-government forces for causing shortages
Oil giant BP has warned that millions of dollars of "fictitious" compensation claims for the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill are putting the company at risk.
Scotland would be left with three options - keeping pound, creating Scottish currency or joining euro