Barclays shareholders vote to approve the bank's remuneration package, which includes higher bonuses despite a 30% fall in profits.
The Labour Party is looking to sever its links with the troubled Co-op Bank, bringing to an end one of the oldest political partnerships in the UK.
General Motors sees first quarter profits hit by a $1.3bn charge to cover the cost of a huge recall of cars over defective ignition switches
The postal union, the CWU, says it's secured a pay deal covering more than 3,000 staff at Crown Post Offices worth up to 7.3% over 3 years.
UK carmakers increased production in March, helped by demand from Europe and after a number of firms finished upgrading their plants.
Con artists are using the Green Deal energy efficiency scheme as cover to cheat cash out of householders, Citizens Advice has claimed.
The US Food and Drug Administration is seeking minimum age restrictions and warnings on e-cigarettes because of uncertainties over their impact on health.
Social networking giant Facebook reports better than expected profits, as a surge in mobile advertising helps boost its revenues.
Unison is to ballot local government workers and school staff in England for strikes after members rejected a 1% pay offer, the union says.
Technology giant Apple plans a share buyback after it reports profits of $10.2bn, selling a more than 43 million iPhones in the second quarter of 2014.
Ulster Bank, a subsidiary of RBS, reports problems with its computer systems, as some customers are debited twice for cash machine withdrawals.
Shares in French engineering company Alstom jump after a report that US multinational General Electric is in talks to buy Alstom for $13bn.
The Scottish government disputes UK government claims about future pension costs in an independent Scotland.
AstraZeneca posts a drop in first quarter profits but does not comment on reports that it received a takeover approach from US firm Pfizer.
The owner of Hovis and Mr Kipling cakes, Premier Foods, reports a drop of more than 6% in first quarter sales.
Well-received updates from AstraZeneca and Anglo American help to push the FTSE 100 higher.
Businesses in the Highlands have been offered free advice on how they can cash in on the Loch Ness Monster myth.
Small print on some car insurance policies has a higher word count than George Orwell's novel Animal Farm, a consumer website has found.
A study says the public cost of higher university fees and loans is "highly uncertain" and depends on how much future graduates will earn.
UK property sales were 19% higher in March than the same month a year ago as buyers continued to return to the market, figures show.
Thousands of people in London are living in hidden homes - often in disturbing conditions - because they cannot afford to live elsewhere.
South Korea's economy grows more than forecast in the first quarter, helped by a jump in construction and exports.
The UK government borrowed £107.7bn in the financial year to April 2014, lower than the amount it borrowed the previous year.
Portugal's chances of exiting its three-year bailout rose after yields on its 10-year government debt fell sharply to an eight-year low of 3.58% at a bond auction.
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The BBC's Jane O'Brien profiles US-Somali investor Mohamed Ali, who returns to his African homeland to help businesses to grow and prosper.
Some of the UK's most successful entrepreneurs talk to the BBC about how to succeed - and share some of their biggest mistakes.
Convicted football match-fixer Wilson Raj Perumal is being held by Finnish police on an international arrest warrant, officials say.
Rangers are in a "fragile" financial state and would not survive a second administration, a club shareholder tells BBC Scotland.
Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone denies charges of bribery at the start of his trial in Munich and says he will fight to clear his name.