US and European airlines suspend flights into Israel's Ben Gurion airport after Israeli police confirmed that a rocket landed one mile away.
Royal Mail's share price falls as it warns of lower revenues from its parcels business, but says it should still be able to meet its targets for the year.
The EU will widen sanctions against Russia to include more individuals and consider targeting the defence sector, the Dutch foreign minister says.
Saudi Arabia's stock market is to open up to foreign investors for the first time, the country announces.
UK property sales in June hit their joint highest monthly total since the financial crisis began, figures show, but sales among young adults are low.
German discount retailer Lidl, which has around 600 UK stores, publishes the amount of tax it pays in the UK for the first time.
Shares in Harley-Davidson fall more than 6% after the motorbike maker says it will ship fewer bikes this year than previously forecast.
Nationwide is capping all new mortgages at 4.75 times the borrower's income and imposing a tougher affordability test.
The entrepreneur is being taken to court for alleged copyright infringement by a record label whose own artist Kaskade has come forward to defend her.
People who delay taking their state pension from 2016 will gain less financial benefit than under current rules, the government proposes.
The government borrowed more than expected in June, and has failed to reduce public sector borrowing since the beginning of the fiscal year, official figures show.
Manufacturing orders for the UK slowed down more than expected in July, but still remain robust, a survey by CBI has suggested.
Yahoo acquires an app analytics firm, Flurry, in an attempt to help boost its advertising revenue from smartphones.
Up to 5,000 new complaints a week about payment protection insurance (PPI) are making their way to the financial ombudsman, but the numbers are falling.
Swiss banking giant Credit Suisse reports its biggest quarterly loss in almost six years after being hit by its settlement with US authorities over tax evasion charges.
The number of people taking their holidays in Spain reaches record levels, according to the country's tourism ministry.
A French judge rules against a blogger whose restaurant review is deemed too prominent in Google search results.
There are so many problems and incorrect forecasts in the student loan system that there needs to be a complete review, says a report from MPs.
Savers will receive free independent guidance as part of a move to give unfettered access to their pension funds from next year, the government says.
Markets watchdog the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has recommended a full competition inquiry into banks.
Chinese President Xi Jinping has signed an oil deal with Venezuela, as part of a four-day tour of Latin America.
Chancellor George Osborne announces nearly £24m of funding for business projects he says could help create 30,000 jobs in the Glasgow area.
The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) launches a criminal investigation into allegations of price rigging in the foreign exchange market.
Aged just eight, Michal Stencl knew he wanted to be a computer programmer - now he runs a firm selling one of world's most popular apps.
The dos and don'ts of pitching for business investment, what venture capitalists look for, and what they run from.
With the world's population getting older, the BBC's Jane O'Brien meets some of the growing number of entrepreneurs targeting the "silver dollar" - elderly customers.
Real Madrid has topped an annual Forbes list of the world's most valuable sports teams.
Ray Whelan, the British boss of a World Cup hospitality firm, surrenders to a Brazilian judge amid a probe into alleged illegal ticket sales.
Adidas will pay £75m a season to make Manchester United's kit for the next 10 years, after Nike ended its 13-year partnership.
Plans to set up Wales' first software university are being prepared by businesses concerned about a skill shortage in hi-tech industries. Simon Powell of Eysys describes his recruitment problems