Economy




‘Tulip’ tower planned for London’s skyline

Image copyright DBOX for Foster + Partners Image caption The building will be the tallest skyscraper in London’s financial district London’s had the Gherkin, the Cheese Grater and the Walkie Talkie and now, if the…




Brexit: Scottish fishing industry calls for clarity

Image copyright James Duncan Members of the Scottish fishing industry have called for “clarity” on the implications of the draft agreement on leaving the EU. On Wednesday, Scottish Secretary David Mundell backed the draft Brexit…


Will superfast 5G mobile be worth it?

Superfast 5G mobile promises much better download and browsing speeds, the ability to power the internet of things, and a signal for everyone even when we’re all using our phones at the same time. But…


Should we pay people for donating blood?

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The global blood plasma industry will be worth $44.3bn by 2022, according to one estimate Scotty Hearron says he was a “broke college student” the first time he got…


German economy contracts for first time since 2015

Image copyright Reuters Germany’s economy contracted in the third quarter of the year, dented by weaker exports, figures have shown. Europe’s largest economy shrank by 0.2% between July and September, as global trade disputes had…