House prices rose by 1.1% in November compared with the previous month and were up 7.7% from a year earlier, the Halifax says.
Chancellor George Osborne rejects claims the UK's economic recovery is based solely on a boom in consumer spending.
Industrial vehicle manufacturer JCB announces plans to create 2,500 new jobs as part of a £150m expansion of its business.
Australian airline Qantas sees its credit rating downgraded to below-investment level, or junk, by the ratings agency Standard & Poor's.
Germany's central bank, the Bundesbank, raises its forecasts for German economic growth in 2013 and 2014.
Microsoft and law enforcement agencies disrupt ZeroAccess, one of the world's largest botnets responsible for millions in fraud losses.
JP Morgan Chase is warning 465,000 holders of pre-paid cash cards issued by the US bank that their personal data may have been hacked.
Jaguar Land Rover confirms plans to build a £240m car plant in Brazil capable of producing 24,000 vehicles a year.
The independent Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) predicts that the government will not have to borrow any money in 2018-19.
The Bank of England holds interest rates at the record low of 0.5% despite mounting evidence that the economic recovery is gaining momentum.
US car giant General Motors plans to withdraw its Chevrolet brand from Europe and concentrate more on its Opel and Vauxhall brands.
The US economy grew at an annual pace of 3.6% in the third quarter of the year, revised figures show.
The European Central Bank keeps its benchmark interest rate at a record low of 0.25%, following its surprise cut from 0.5% in November.
Fast-food workers in several cities across the US stage a 24-hour strike in protest against low wages.
An increase in problems with diesel fuel filters has led to an industry investigation, the BBC has learnt.
Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith tells the BBC that the Universal Credit programme may not be complete by 2017 as planned.
The Chancellor George Osborne says there is "no quick fix", and that Britain must "stick to the plan".
How will George Osborne's Autumn statement affect your budget?
Chancellor George Osborne has confirmed that the date the state pension age rises to 68 will be brought forward.
Samira Hussain reports on how interns are fighting back and successfully suing companies after having to work for free.
Glastonbury Festival founder Michael Eavis explains why he covered the roof of his cow shed in solar panels.
The BBC's business editor said the Autumn Statement figures showed public spending would be "back at 1948 levels" if George Osborne's targets prove to be accurate.
How has the chancellor's Autumn Statement been received? The BBC hears from the union Unison and an estate agents' body.
The BBC's Paul Lewis takes a look at the public reaction to Chancellor George Osborne's Autumn Statement.
The chancellor says the UK economy is bouncing back but the recovery is "not yet done" - and millions must wait longer for a state pension.
Commuters across England will now pay 3.1% more on average for regulated train tickets from next month, instead of a rise of 4.1%.
A cap on total government welfare spending will start in 2015, the Chancellor, George Osborne, announces.
Australia and South Korea agreed on a free trade deal in an attempt to boost trade between the two countries.
Ratings agency Moody's raises its outlook for Spain's economy from "negative" to "stable", saying that conditions are improving.
The eurozone "lost some momentum" in November, a closely-watched survey says, with private sector activity slowing slightly.