The information watchdog launches an investigation into claims that details of millions of people's pensions are being sold to fraudsters and cold-calling firms.
Greece's creditors are studying new reform plans put forward by Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras' government in a bid to secure further bailout funds.
Executives at the Dutch bank ABN Amro have renounced a €100,000 allowance after a public outcry over the extra pay.
Leaving the European Union would be an act of economic "self harm" and could risk the UK recovery, Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg says.
Asian shares got off to a positive start in a holiday-shortened week as investors awaited economic data from the region to boost market momentum.
Swiss firm Dufry buys a controlling stake in World Duty Free from the Benetton family, creating the world's largest travel retailer.
US consumer electronics chain Best Buy is closing its Canadian subsidiary, Future Shop, and converting 65 of its 131 stores into Best Buy outlets.
The work and pensions secretary says the Conservatives are not keeping plans for £12bn of benefit cuts secret - saying no final decisions have been made.
A light bulb made with graphene - said by its UK developers to be the first commercially viable consumer product using the super-strong carbon - is to go on sale later this year.
Apple CEO Tim Cook says he will give away most of his $800m (£537m) fortune to good causes before he dies.
A California jury has found that a venture capital firm did not discriminate against a female employee in a closely watched case in Silicon Valley.
Loaded Magazine, one of the so-called "lads' magazines" of the mid-1990s, is to close down, publisher Simian says.
PayPal agrees a £5.1m payout over allegations it allowed payments from accounts deemed enemies of the state by the US government.
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Former New Zealand Prime Minister Jenny Shipley explains why the country was the first western nation to support China's plan for a new development bank.
A jury finds that a Silicon Valley firm did not discriminate against a female employee.
BBC News talks to designer Sean Miles of Design Works, who has moulded a phone from recycled parts and natural materials, including grass.
The global fall in the price of oil has prompted Nigeria to build an airport and diversify its exports.
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Why many Indian sugar farmers are not celebrating a fifth year of bumper crops.
Cuts in Algeria's public sector has increased unemployment and young people are worried for their future.
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Losses from online banking fraud rose by 48% in 2014 compared with 2013 as more consumers conducted their financial affairs on the internet.
Canadian mobile phone firm Blackberry posts better-than-expected fourth quarter earnings. but its revenues showed a larger-than-expected drop.