The UK economy is still a long way from "a strong and sustainable recovery", the International Monetary Fund warns.
David Cameron hails an EU agreement to close tax loopholes as a "turning point", as Google's boss urges politicians to "sort" the system.
A couple who own an electrical firm had a shock when they received a mobile phone bill for £163,000, then fought for months to have the debt cleared.
The damage from the Oklahoma tornado could reach $2bn (£1.3bn), the Oklahoma Insurance Department warns, although many tenants may have no insurance cover.
Hewlett-Packard shares leap in after-hours trading, despite quarterly results showing a seventh consecutive fall in sales.
UK retail sales in April were 1.3% lower than in March as bad weather continued to dent spending, official figures show.
Ireland, criticised for its tax regime and Apple's arrangements in the country, calls for cross-border international co-operation over tax.
German software company SAP says it hopes to recruit hundreds of people with autism, saying they have a unique talent for information technology.
US Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke tells Congress that it is too soon to end the central bank's monetary stimulus programme or raise interest rates.
Airbnb tells its members "we are not going anywhere", after a judge in New York ruled a man who rented out his apartment on the site broke the law.
The government borrowed slightly less than first thought in the 2012-13 financial year, the latest official figures suggest.
Lloyds Banking Group and Royal Bank of Scotland have both expressed confidence in their capital positions following an assessment by regulators.
The UK tax authority's failure to hit a target of reducing tax credit fraud and error has "cost the taxpayer dear", a committee of MPs says.
The Bank of England governor was outvoted once again this month, as the Bank's rate-setting committee decided against more stimulus measures.
Manchester City launches its new kit after signing a deal with US sportswear giant Nike reported to be worth £72m ($109m) over six years.
Sony says it will consider a proposal from one of its biggest shareholders that it should spin off up to 20% of its entertainment business.
Venezuela's National Assembly backs plans to import 39 million rolls of toilet paper, in an effort to relieve a chronic shortage.
The cold weather helps energy supplier SSE to report a rise in profits, despite disruption from heavy snow and a fine from regulators.
The UK's largest building society, Nationwide, says its share of the mortgage market has reached a record high.
Two people with mental health problems win a legal challenge against the government tests for sickness benefit.
Power NI announces that electricity bills for households and small businesses are to increase by 18% from July.
The pound falls after lower fuel prices lead to a lower-than-expected inflation rate of 2.4% for April.
Japan posts its tenth straight monthly trade deficit as a weaker yen increases the cost of imports more than it helps boost exports.
Scotland can "more than afford" to be a successful independent country, its first minister says as he launches a paper outlining the nation's economic strength.
The UK housing market is seeing a slight pick-up in activity with mortgage lending and prices both rising, figures suggest.
Launching our new weekly feature called The Boss, we take a closer look at what drives Aaron Levie, the founder and chief executive of cloud storage company Box.
Karen Weintraub explores the growth in the number of US small firms who wish to profit from making a positive difference in the developing world.
Magic Seasonings, the spice company run by famous US chief Paul Prudhomme, tells the BBC's Kim Gittleson about its export success.
Indian fast bowler S Sreesanth, arrested last week over allegations of spot-fixing in the Indian Premier League, insists he is innocent.
The community group seeking to save administration-hit Dunfermline target £500,000 to buy the club.