UK unemployment has fallen to its lowest rate since July 2008, official figures have shown.
Argentina begins legal proceedings against three British and two US companies for drilling oil near the Falkland Islands.
Rolls-Royce receives its largest order to date, worth £6.1bn ($9.2bn), to supply engines for Emirates airline A380 planes.
The chief executive of Volkswagen, Martin Winterkorn, wins the backing of the company's top bosses, following a clash with the chairman.
Government officials have been forced to postpone a debt issue, after a computer failure at the City information firm Bloomberg.
The head of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde, endorses the UK coalition government's economic strategy, during a meeting in Washington.
London's leading shares fell by nearly 1% on Friday amid fears of a possible Greek default.
Struggling US toymaker Mattel saw its sales drop for a sixth consecutive quarter as the appeal of its iconic Barbie doll continues to wane.
The AA has accused fuel retailers of "plundering drivers' pockets" by putting up the price of petrol and diesel disproportionately.
Greece would struggle to find creditors outside of the EU and IMF, German finance minister Wolfgang Schaeuble says.
Ed Miliband promised to put an end to long-term unpaid internships if he wins the election, by banning placements that last for more than four weeks.
Thousands of Network Rail staff are to be balloted on industrial action over a pay dispute, the Rail, Maritime and Transport union says.
A Canadian dating website focusing on adultery has announced its intention to list publicly in London because of Europe's more "laissez-faire attitude".
German cars are amongst the least reliable, and Japanese cars amongst the most dependable, according to an industry survey.
Argentina has started legal proceedings against three British and two US companies for drilling oil near the Falkland Islands.
Around a third of all shoes made in the UK end up in Japan.
The head of the World Bank, Jim Yong Kim, says he will work with China's new Asian Infrastructure Bank to help fight poverty.
A rise in the popularity around the world of teff, Ethiopia's gluten-free 'superfood', requires careful management, says the country's government.
Introduced to India in the 1920s and worn by Mahatma Gandhi, the woven fabric khadi is making a comeback.
Despite a bumper harvest, Zambia's maize farmers are unhappy about subsidies, prices and profit.
Few art lovers can afford big name art works - but Asia is increasingly discovering the world of the affordable art fair as a way to find that special piece.
Prime Minister of Antigua Gaston Browne tells BBC Sport's Joe Wilson the first Test Match between West Indies and England is of ''significant'' benefit to Antigua's economy.
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