Members of the troubled Co-operative Group vote overwhelmingly in favour of reforming how the business is run.
Housing experts are calling for minimum standards in the private rental market to prevent landlords from exploiting vulnerable tenants.
Banks and card companies will reopen 2.5 million PPI mis-selling complaints amid claims of underpayment and rejection of compensation.
The Russian rouble falls to a record low against the dollar as investors fear further sanctions against the nation.
Shares in the struggling supermarket Tesco fall to an 11-year low after the group cut its profit forecast and dividend.
India's economy grew by 5.7% in the three months to June, its fastest pace in two-and-a-half years, according to an official estimate.
The International Monetary Fund reaffirms its support for its leader Christine Lagarde despite her being investigated in a high-profile case in France.
Malaysia Airlines is to cut 6,000 staff as part of recovery plan after being hit by two air disasters this year.
Household water bills in England and Wales will go up less than the rising cost of living in the next five years, under proposals from regulator Ofwat.
House prices edged up by 0.8% in August, the Nationwide says, while the Land Registry reveals a big annual increase in London.
A contraction of 0.6% in Brazil's economy between April and June, and a revision of the first quarter, has pushed the country into recession, latest figures show.
The eurozone inflation rate falls to 0.3% in August, near a five-year low, adding to fears of a deflationary spiral in the region.
Official figures show a widening divide between public and private sector bonus payments.
Japan's economy shows signs of stagnation and weakness as households spent less and factory output stays flat in July.
Virgin Australia posts an after-tax loss of A$355.6m ($332.6m; £200.5m) for the full year ending in June, triple the firm's previous year's losses for the period.
Google reveals it has built and tested its own drones as part of a plan to make automated deliveries to remote homes as well as disaster-hit zones.
The US economy grew at annual pace of 4.2% in the second quarter, revised official figures show, faster than the previous estimate of 4%.
Drivers will have to cut out their own vehicle tax discs during the death throes of the paper system, because the DVLA has run out of perforated paper.
Hundreds - possibly thousands - of students across the UK are falling victim to an expensive mobile phone scam, according to police.
Lending to small and medium-sized businesses via the government's Funding for Lending scheme (FLS) fell again in the second quarter of the year.
Profit margins of large energy suppliers will be lower over the coming year compared with previous estimates, says the regulator Ofgem.
The majority of women working part-time earn less than the minimum wage, according to the TUC.
Russia sees a risk that winter gas shortages could force Ukraine to divert supplies of Russian gas meant for EU customers.
An open letter signed by more than 200 business figures says the case for independence “has been made”.
The UK economy will grow faster than expected this year and next, according to business lobby group the British Chambers of Commerce.
Entrepreneurs are trying to find ways to collect rubbish in Mali's capital city Bamako but they have nowhere to process it.
Hassan Sadpara is a mountaineering hero but has found it difficult to turn his climbing success into a successful business.
As an increasing amounts of travellers visit Myanmar, a growing number of young entrepreneurs are setting up tourism sector companies.
Rangers make new shares available to current shareholders and admit poor uptake could hinder payments to creditors.
England's top female rugby players will be paid for the first time as the Women's Sevens squad turns professional.