Walt Disney's plan to plunge into a crowded streaming services market could bring some initial pain, but the strength of the company's content is expected to help it pull through in the long run. Fred Katayama reports.
It's 10 years since the European Central Bank pumped 95 billion euros into the banking system to prevent it from seizing up, marking the start of the global credit crisis. As David Pollard reports, at the time it was the biggest ever injection of funds into financial markets but it wasn't followed up quickly enough with other measures.
U.S. credit card processing company Vantiv moves closer to creating a $29 billion global payments powerhouse with a formal offer to buy Britain's Worldpay for 8 billion pounds ($10 billion). Sonia Legg reports.
President Uhuru Kenyatta had a commanding lead as votes were counted on Wednesday after Kenya's election but opposition leader Raila Odinga said hackers broke into election commission computer systems overnight, leading to massive fraud. Scarlett Cvitanovich reports.
McDonald's will increase its number of stores in mainland China to 4,500 by the end of 2022. As Reuters Anita Li reports from Shanghai, that's up from 2,500 currently and is all part a new partnership.
European farmers expect to pay the price of an eggs contamination scandal stemming from the Netherlands and affecting various other nations the continent. As Silvia Antonioli reports, this is a hard blow for a sector that had only just started to recover from a bird flu epidemic.
The fashion house Christian Dior has opened a new boutique in London. At a time when other luxury brands are suffering from the economic slowdown in China, Dior seems to be bucking the trend. So just how is the fashion power house weathering the storm? Vanessa Clements went to find out.
There are mixed fortunes for some of Europe's top companies as Q1 reporting season gets into full swing. But as David Pollard reports, three quarters of the top firms in the S&P 500 who have reported so far have beaten expectations.
New research published on the fourth anniversary of the Rana Plaza clothing factory collapse in Bangladesh says that none of us have enough information about how and where are clothes are made. As Mia Womersley reports none of the top 100 brands scored over 50 percent for transparency of their supply chains and three scored zero, including Dior.
British consumer spending fell last month, the business outlook darkened by the most in four years and economic activity in London slowed sharply, according to three reports which showed the vote to leave the European Union starting to take a toll. Hayley Platt reports