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Are companies profiting from the cost of living crisis?
New research from economists in both Europe and the US shows that corporations are artificially stimulating current high levels of inflation. Ed Butler speaks to one of those behind the studies and asks if the price rises are all entirely justified.
We get the latest from Washington as President Biden urges Congress to pass a deal to raise the government's borrowing limit and prevent a potentially catastrophic default on US debt repayments.
And we hear the new warnings about the risks posed to humanity by the latest advances in artificial intelligence.
Could Uganda's anti-gay law cool foreign investment?
Many business groups including corporate giants such as Google warned Uganda's government of the negative impact the anti-LGBTQ legislation could bring. Homosexual acts are already illegal in Uganda but now anyone convicted faces life imprisonment.
Nigeria's new President removes fuel subsidy
In his inaugural address President Bola Tinubu announced the decades-long subsidy on petroleum products was being scrapped, leading to a rise in the price of petrol. Rahul Tandon finds out what the wider implications will be for the country already facing economic challenges.
We speak to the company behind the 3D printed schools being built in Ukraine.
And we hear why parents in France may be banned from posting pictures of their children on social media.
What does President Erdogan’s re-election mean for Turkey’s economy?
Turkey's president Erdogan won a historic third term, seeing off Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu. But its left more questions than answers on the country's future economic direction.
And can the US finally get a deal done to avoid a debt crisis?
Biden and McCarthy ‘closer to deal’ on debt ceiling
The US House Speaker says there's been progress in the talks about a deal to raise the government debt limit for two years, and that negotiations with the White House will continue. Kevin McCarthy said the work would carry on until an agreement was reached - but he added this was just the start on cutting spending. The US needs to raise the debt ceiling so it can keep paying its bills and avoid a default that could happen in a week's time.
Will Bain talks to the US Chamber of Commerce, billionaire and Republican donor Ken Fisher, and Mark Shepherd, the Mayor of Clearfield in Utah.