Water bills plugged by regulator
29 Aug 2014 9:52:26
Household water bills in England and Wales will go up less than the rising cost of living in the next five years, under proposals from regulator Ofwat.
Malaysia Airlines to cut 6,000 staff
29 Aug 2014 8:01:48
Malaysia Airlines is to cut 6,000 staff as part of recovery plan after being hit by two air disasters this year.
Rangers confirm £4m share issue plan
29 Aug 2014 6:56:51
Rangers make new shares available to current shareholders and admit poor uptake could hinder payments to creditors.
Tesco cuts its profit forecast
29 Aug 2014 6:51:13
The struggling supermarket Tesco cuts its profit forecast and the new chief executive's start date has been brought forward to Monday.
Nationwide: House prices edge up
29 Aug 2014 6:30:30
House prices edged up by 0.8% in August, according to the UK's biggest building society, the Nationwide.
Japan's economy signals weakness
29 Aug 2014 4:11:54
Japan's economy shows signs of stagnation and weakness as households spent less and factory output stays flat in July.
Virgin Australia trebles losses
29 Aug 2014 1:41:26
Virgin Australia posts an after-tax loss of A$355.6m ($332.6m; £200.5m) for the full year ending in June, triple the firm's previous year's losses for the period.
Google trials drone deliveries
28 Aug 2014 2:00:23
Google reveals it has built and tested its own drones as part of a plan to make automated deliveries to remote homes as well as disaster-hit zones.
World War One: Industrial innovation and suspicion
28 Aug 2014 8:55:03
What industry learned from World War One
Has the humble password had its day?
28 Aug 2014 8:48:20
What new technologies can reliably establish our identities?
Nigeria launches electronic ID cards
28 Aug 2014 8:45:51
Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan formally launches a national electronic identity card, which can also be used to make payments.
US supermarket sale ends bitter feud
28 Aug 2014 5:46:40
The US supermarket chain Market Basket agrees to sell to former boss Arthur T Demoulas, ending a months-long strike amongst workers and customers.
US economic growth revised upwards
28 Aug 2014 4:40:57
The US economy grew at annual pace of 4.2% in the second quarter, revised official figures show, faster than the previous estimate of 4%.
Russia to start car scrappage scheme
28 Aug 2014 3:24:10
Russia says it will introduce a new scrappage scheme worth 10bn roubles to try to boost flagging car sales.
Women workers 'suffer wage squeeze'
28 Aug 2014 3:05:49
The majority of women working part-time earn less than the minimum wage, according to the TUC.
EU widens aid to dairy exporters
28 Aug 2014 2:46:22
The EU announces emergency help for dairy producers hit by the Russian ban on food imports from the EU.
Malaysia Airlines expects more losses
28 Aug 2014 2:37:29
Malaysia Airlines says the full financial impact of the two tragedies to hit the company will be seen in the second half of the year.
Germanwings pilots set to strike
28 Aug 2014 2:04:11
Pilots at low-cost airline Germanwings will strike on Friday if an agreement is not reached with parent Lufthansa over retirement plans, their union says.
VIDEO: Israel tourism feels the strain
28 Aug 2014 1:27:56
Israeli hoteliers are demanding millions of dollars in compensation from the state over the Gaza conflict, and Palestinian businesses are also suffering.
Deutsche Bank in mis-reporting fine
28 Aug 2014 0:47:08
Germany's Deutsche Bank is fined £4.7m by UK regulators for inaccurately reporting transactions between November 2007 and April 2013.
Energy firms 'to make lower margins'
28 Aug 2014 0:41:52
Profit margins of large energy suppliers will be lower over the coming year compared with previous estimates, says the regulator Ofgem.
FBI probe JP Morgan 'cyber-attack'
28 Aug 2014 0:40:33
The FBI says it is investigating reports in the US media of recent cyber-attacks against several US banks.
Lending to small businesses drops
28 Aug 2014 0:32:14
Lending to small and medium-sized businesses via the government's Funding for Lending scheme (FLS) fell again in the second quarter of the year.
DVLA prints cut out and keep tax disc
28 Aug 2014 9:10:15
Drivers will have to cut out their own vehicle tax discs during the death throes of the paper system, because the DVLA has run out of perforated paper.
Billabong upbeat despite more losses
28 Aug 2014 8:36:20
Australian surfwear firm Billbabong reports another annual loss but says its turnaround plan "is gaining traction".