Barclays reports a 21% fall in full-year statutory pre-tax profits, as boss Antony Jenkins is awarded his first bonus as chief executive.
For the second year running, Singapore tops the list as the world's most expensive city to live in, says the Economist Intelligence Unit.
Bill Gates is declared the richest man in the world for the 16th time by Forbes magazine's annual ranking of global billionaires.
The European Commission says it is trying to maintain EU unity after Greece accused Spain and Portugal of conspiring against it in bailout talks.
The FTSE 100 rises but shares in Barclays fall 2% after the bank sets aside another £750m to cover any fallout from a probe into currency market manipulation.
US stocks hit record levels, with both the Dow Jones and the S&P 500 closing at all-time highs and the Nasdaq breaking the 5,000 barrier for the first time in 15 years.
Liverpool Football Club reports a profit for the first time in seven years, mainly as a result of rising media revenue from the Premier League.
Marks and Spencer and Cadbury have both fallen out of an annual survey ranking the top 20 consumer brands in the UK.
Shares in Asia were mostly lower on Tuesday, despite markets in the US where both the Dow Jones and the S&P 500 closed at all-time highs.
Dating app Tinder announces it will charge the over-28s nearly four times as much for its premium features as it does younger users in the UK.
UK house prices dropped in February for the first time in five months, according to Nationwide.
German energy company RWE Dea has closed the sale of 12 North Sea oil and gas fields to a Russian oligarch.
Former prime minister and Scottish MP Gordon Brown believes under threat North Sea oil fields could be part owned by the UK government.
Rebekah Brooks, the former chief executive of News International, is to be re-hired by Rupert Murdoch.
A new coinage portrait of the Queen is unveiled, but the image will only appear on coins later this year.
Hewlett-Packard agrees to buy wi-fi network systems maker Aruba for $3bn.
Lib Dem Treasury Secretary Danny Alexander calls for an extra £1bn tax on Britain's banks to help pay off the deficit.
A numeracy charity's challenge prompts beauty giant L'Oreal to change an advert boasting about not being good at maths.
An unofficial passport website has sued more than 150 of its own customers after they tried to cancel or refused to pay believing they had been misled.
Some 200,000 "starter homes" will be built for first-time buyers in England by 2020 if the Tories win May's general election, David Cameron says.
Energy price comparison sites should compensate customers who changed to tariffs that may not have been the cheapest deals, MPs say.
The cost of first and second class stamps are each to rise by 1p from 30 March, Royal Mail announces.
Manufacturing in Ireland rose to its highest in over 15 years in February, according to Markit PMI survey
Shares in China remained up on Monday after the mainland's central bank unexpectedly cut interest rates for the second time since November.
UK government budgets for offshore wind are unlikely to support Scotland's future ambitions to develop the industry, the first minister says.
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Chelsea sign a five-year shirt sponsorship with a Japanese tyre manufacturer worth a reported £40m per year.
Fifa says it will not pay compensation to clubs and leagues unhappy about plans to play 2022 World Cup in November and December.