US car safety regulators expand a recall of vehicles with potentially dangerous Takata airbags to 7.8 million, warning that owners should take 'immediate action'.
The pound falls after Bank of England policy makers find "insufficient evidence" of inflationary pressure to justify a rate rise.
Aerospace giant Boeing has raised its forecast for profits this year and says it has a record backlog of orders.
Home Retail Group says that store closures at Homebase will be accelerated, with the number of outlets cut by 25% by 2019.
Oil giant Total appoints a new chief executive and new chairman to replace Christophe de Margerie who died in a plane crash in Moscow on Monday.
The fate of people turned down for payday loans owing to stricter regulations on the industry has prompted polarised debate.
Microsoft is ditching the Nokia brand name from new devices, less than a year after acquiring the Finnish mobile firm.
South Africa's new finance minister cuts the country's economic growth forecast from 2.7% to 1.4%.
GlaxoSmithKline's shares rose 4% after its third quarter results beat expectations and it pledged to return an additional £4bn to shareholders via a special share scheme.
The founder of Superdry, Julian Dunkerton, gives up his role as CEO to focus on developing the brand's products and image.
The UK's wind farms generated more power than its nuclear power stations on Tuesday, the National Grid says.
UK car insurance premiums have risen for the first time in more than two years, with further rises predicted.
PSA Peugeot Citroen's turnaround plan appears to be making progress, with the troubled French carmaker announcing better sales and revenues.
Heineken has blamed "unseasonably wet weather" in Europe for a drop in both sales and profit in the three months to the end of September.
Allowing UK cities to make their own decisions on tax and spending could boost economic growth by £79bn a year by 2030, a year-long study concludes.
Japan's trade deficit edges higher in September despite exports growing at their fastest pace in seven months.
Russians put a brave face on the ban on Western food, but some businesses are suffering, Sarah Rainsford reports from Moscow.
A New York Times columnist argues the US and Saudi Arabia are using lower oil prices to advance their foreign policy goals.
Most benefit claimants will have transferred onto the government's universal credit scheme by the end of 2018, Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith predicts.
Families could reduce energy bills by following new guidance from Public Health England on recommended heating levels.
The UK's largest building society - the Nationwide - had a temporary technical problem with its online and mobile banking service on Tuesday afternoon.
Government borrowing rises in September to £11.8bn, which will limit the government's options in the run-up to next year's election economists say.
China's economy grows at its slowest pace since the global financial crisis, causing speculation the government may introduce more stimulus measures.
Borrowing drawing on the equity tied up in people's property hits its highest quarterly level since records began in 2002, figures show.
How Mark Pearson, the boss of discount offers website My Voucher Codes, set up the business and became a self-made multi-millionaire.
Huang Nubo, the founder of property and leisure giant Beijing Zhongkun Investment Group, explains his unique approach to business.
As Ethiopia's economy continues to expand, business is growing strongly for coffee shops in the capital Addis Ababa.
India suspend all future tours to the Caribbean following the West Indies' decision to abandon their tour of India last week.
Glasgow hotels enjoyed a significant lift in room rates during July, helped by the Commonwealth Games.
The BBC Price of Football study finds some ticket prices in English football rising at almost twice the rate of the cost of living.