The tumbling price of crude oil is rattling investors in renewable energy, who fear new investment projects may not be economically viable. Simon Wilson reports.
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Russia makes much of its money from selling oil, and is being squeezed by the falling price. Can the country’s president survive as his fellow countrymen turn glum? Simon Wilson reports.
The Smith Commission has recommended radical changes to the relationship between Scotland and the UK, but that may not be enough to save the Union. Simon Wilson reports.
US telecoms are battling President Obama’s call for all internet traffic to be treated equally. How might this regulatory spat affect internet users? Simon Wilson investigates.
Swiss citizens are set to decide whether the central bank should be forced to increase its gold reserves. The prospect is making markets anxious. Why? Simon Wilson reports.
The Treasury is making a song and dance about its decision to repay bonds issued to finance World War I. But is it really such good news? Simon Wilson reports.
David Cameron is refusing to pay. The FT says he’s overreacting. Simon Wilson on Britain’s latest row with the EU.
Under pressure from Ukip, the prime minister is tacking to the right on immigration – and perhaps towards the exit from the EU. Simon Wilson reports.
The recent low profile of supreme leader Kim Jong-un and a visit to the South by his top deputies have fuelled speculation about power games in the hermit state, writes Simon Wilson.
Renewed political commitment to tackling climate change, cheaper renewables technology, more costly prospecting – can fossil fuels survive this triple whammy? Simon Wilson reports.