The rate of UK economic growth halved in the three months to the end of March, official figures show, marking the slowest quarterly growth for two years.
A UK financial trader accused of contributing to the 2010 Wall Street "flash crash" is due to appear in court again on Wednesday.
Households can expect lower incomes whoever wins the election, according to an analysis by the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS).
The London market suffers its biggest one-day drop in nearly a month on Tuesday following weak US data and disappointing corporate results.
Ford reports lower-than-expected profits for the first three months of 2015 after it sells fewer vehicles in North America and continues to lose money in Europe and South America.
Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras says Greece is in the final stretch of talks with the EU and that he believes an interim deal will by in place by 9 May.
Oil giant BP has reported a sharp fall in profit for the three months to the end of March as the dramatic fall in oil prices takes its toll.
Technology giant Apple reports profits of $13.6bn for the first three months of 2015, and details plans to return more money to investors.
Costa owner Whitbread plans to expand the coffee chain in China from 344 to 900 coffee shops by 2020.
After a slow start to the year, the number of mortgages being approved is now "trending upwards", according to the UK's High Street banks.
Japanese carmaker Honda forecasts that profit for the current financial year will rise by just 0.4%, after results fell short of expectations last year.
UK-based bank Standard Chartered posts a 22% fall in pre-tax profit for the first three months of the year.
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The UK's biggest conference pear orchard has been planted at a farm in Kent, using techniques already used abroad in a bid to help British producers compete with their foreign rivals.
Unemployment has hit a seven-year low, but more than a third of the new jobs created last year went to workers from abroad.
Up to four million homeowners could struggle to move house as a direct result of the new rules on mortgage applications which came in last year.
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Google pledges €150m to support news organisations' efforts to earn money from their online coverage.
The Conservatives will use fines imposed on Deutsche Bank for its involvement in Libor rate-fixing to fund 50,000 apprenticeships, David Cameron says.