Three completely connected headlines, all different aspects of the rise in gasoline prices. Three sides of the same coin. Notice how all the headlines either contain a number or refer to one?
3 February 2011 Last updated at 12:56 ET
World food prices rose to a record high in January, according to the UN’s Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO).
The FAO Food Price Index, which measures the wholesale price of basic foods within a basket, averaged 231 points last month – its highest level since records began in 1990.
It was up 3.4% from December, the seventh monthly rise for the index.
3 February 2011 Last updated at 14:37 ET
The oil giant Shell has reported profits almost doubled from $9.8bn to $18.6bn (£11.5bn) for 2010, partly thanks to rising oil prices and output.
Its chief executive, Peter Voser, said the company had made good progress and that there was “still more to come”.
During the year, the company made $7bn of acquisitions and invested $3bn in exploration.
3 February 2011 Last updated at 19:01 ET
One in five UK workers fear they could lose their jobs, a survey has said.
In the public sector, that figure rises to nearly one in three workers, the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) said.
The organisation is calling on managers to demonstrate high-quality leadership in order to raise morale and engagement in the workplace.
More than half of those surveyed also claimed that their employer had either frozen or cut pay.