UK state-owned bank RBS reports a £3.5bn loss for 2014, down from £9bn loss the previous year.
The US Federal Communications Commission votes in favour of tougher internet regulation, upholding the principle of net neutrality.
German prosecutors are investigating the Swiss private banking arm of Coutts over allegations it helped clients evade tax.
Jet2.com cannot delay the payment of compensation due to passengers for delayed flights, setting a precedent for thousands of similar claims.
Ghana has secured a $1bn loan from the International Monetary Fund that could stabilise its troubled economy.
Bookmaker Ladbrokes reports a big fall in pre-tax profit for 2014 and expects to close 60 UK shops in the coming year.
Business investment in the UK falls for the second quarter in a row, recording the biggest decline since 2009.
Train passengers in the north will have access to more seats, despite the loss of some stock to the south, the transport minister says.
Chinese computer maker Lenovo becomes the victim of a cyber-attack following a warning by the US government about software called Superfish.
UK bank Standard Chartered announces that its chief executive, Peter Sands, will be replaced by ex-JPMorgan banker Bill Winters.
US inflation remained negative in January, largely due to steep falls in the price of petrol, official figures show.
A leaked draft of what the European Union wants excluded from a new trade deal with the United States is obtained by the BBC.
Loans from China to Latin America rose by 71% to $22bn in 2014, new figures from the China-Latin America Finance Database suggest.
STV reports a 14% rise in pre-tax profits, lifts its dividend by 300% and says it is increasing its reach.
India's government announces plans to invest $137bn (£88bn) to modernise its ageing railway network over the next five years.
The TV licence does not have a long-term future and is likely to be replaced by a new levy within the next 15 years, a group of MPs says.
Terra Firma, the owner of Odeon and UCI, plans to put the cinema chain up for sale later this year for about £1bn.
More properties were owned outright than with a mortgage among households in England for the first time in 2013-14, but renting is higher among the young, figures show.
Employees of the UK's biggest companies are missing the chance to inflate their pension pots, research says, as insurers warn that pension reforms are not ready.
Firms in the UK used 1.8 million zero-hours contracts at the height of last summer, official statistics show.
South Africa's budget raises taxes and cuts spending as the government tries to restore growth to an economy hit by power shortages, strikes and high unemployment
Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen says the bank can be flexible in deciding when to raise interest rates, helping propel US shares to record levels.
The European Commission approves proposals for a single European market in the supply, purchase and consumption of energy.
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Fifa says it will not pay compensation to clubs and leagues unhappy about plans to play 2022 World Cup in November and December.
Bus tycoon James Easdale resigns from Rangers' board following fan pressure against the current Ibrox regime.
A new 10,000-capacity stadium for Castleford Tigers gets the go-ahead from Wakefield Council.
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