About 1.5 million gas customers with pre-payment meters have been overcharged because their meters are faulty, the industry has admitted.
The price of oil has fallen as Opec oil producers prepare for their meeting on Thursday and data shows crude stocks rose last week.
Thomas Cook chief executive Harriet Green has resigned, saying her work at the travel firm "is complete".
In an exclusive interview, Thailand's Finance Minister Sommai Phasee says that democratic elections could be delayed and not occur for another 18 months.
The boss of Royal Mail is accused of "scaremongering" by the business secretary, after telling MPs that there is a threat to the universal service.
Goldman Sachs and HSBC are amongst four platinum and palladium dealers to be sued in New York for allegedly fixing the price of the metals.
The FTSE 100 rises, with BT shares higher after the owners of the EE mobile phone network confirm they are in talks over selling the business to the UK firm.
Top German companies are told to ensure that 30% of supervisory board positions are held by women from 2016 under a law agreed late on Tuesday.
Business investment in the UK fell unexpectedly in the third quarter of the year, official figures show, although consumer spending remained strong.
A proposed £25m pay package for the new head of oil and gas giant BG Group is branded "excessive" and "inflammatory" by the Institute of Directors.
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker gives details of a €315bn (£250bn; $393bn) investment plan to kick-start Europe's economy.
A "toxic" and "aggressive" culture inside British banks will take a generation to change, according to a report from Cass Business School and New City Agenda.
Young people will be able to gain a full honours degree while earning a wage and paying no fees, under a scheme backed by government and industry.
Video bloggers are being told they need to be completely clear about when they are being paid to promote products.
Technology giant Hewlett-Packard's fourth quarter earnings failed to impress investors ahead of its big business split next year.
The dairy industry is in a desperate state, a government committee hears.
A report examining the "evidence base" for policymaking suggests big sporting events have little or no direct economic benefit - and challenges other assumptions about teaching and police.
The founder of the seized file-sharing site Megaupload, Kim Dotcom, says he is out of funds after spending $10m on a legal battle.
Universal Pictures take on a movie based on the life of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs following Sony Pictures' departure from the project.
The number of mortgages being granted by Britain's banks falls by 16% over the last year, according to banking industry body, the BBA.
The elderly and the unemployed used to be most at risk of poverty, but a new report claims it is now the young and those in work who are most vulnerable.
Royal Bank of Scotland apologised for giving incorrect evidence to a parliamentary hearing, letters released by the Treasury Committee reveal.
The US economy grew much faster in the third quarter than first reported, official figures have shown.
The eurozone may be stuck in an enduring period of no growth, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development says.
Nigeria has devalued the naira, saying a drop in oil prices has been making it hard to defend its currency.
An entrepreneur who turned his back on banking to set up a shoemaking company shares his tips for success as part of the African Dream series.
How McDonald's, a beefburger company, penetrated and grew a business across India.
As more Emirati women enter the private sector, a growing number are going into fashion design, reports Verity Ratcliffe from Dubai.
Owner Ann Budge says leaving Tynecastle Stadium could be the most cost-effective long-term solution for Hearts.
The government calls on Fifa to publish in full the investigation into the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bidding process.