Global stock markets fall after weak Chinese economic data and concerns that the US Federal Reserve may scale back monetary stimulus efforts.
Nissan says it plans to recall about 841,000 vehicles worldwide due to a faulty steering wheel.
IMF chief Christine Lagarde arrives at a Paris court for questioning over a payout to a tycoon when she was French finance minister.
Mothercare recorded another big loss for the last financial year, but said it was making good progress with its turnaround plan.
Ford Motor says it will shut all its Australian manufacturing plants by October 2016, after more than 85 years making cars in the country.
Profits at the car parts and bicycle retailer Halfords have fallen by almost 25%, after what the company described as a "demanding" trading environment.
The UK economy is still a long way from "a strong and sustainable recovery", the International Monetary Fund warns.
David Cameron hails an EU agreement to close tax loopholes as a "turning point", as Google's boss urges politicians to "sort" the system.
A couple who own an electrical firm had a shock when they received a mobile phone bill for £163,000, then fought for months to have the debt cleared.
The damage from the Oklahoma tornado could reach $2bn (£1.3bn), the Oklahoma Insurance Department warns, although many tenants may have no insurance cover.
Micro-blogging site Twitter says it is bringing in a two-step login for users to beef up security following recent high-profile breaches.
Hewlett-Packard shares leap in after-hours trading, despite quarterly results showing a seventh consecutive fall in sales.
UK retail sales in April were 1.3% lower than in March as bad weather continued to dent spending, official figures show.
Ireland, criticised for its tax regime and Apple's arrangements in the country, calls for cross-border international co-operation over tax.
German software company SAP says it hopes to recruit hundreds of people with autism, saying they have a unique talent for information technology.
US Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke tells Congress that it is too soon to end the central bank's monetary stimulus programme or raise interest rates.
The government borrowed slightly less than first thought in the 2012-13 financial year, the latest official figures suggest.
The UK tax authority's failure to hit a target of reducing tax credit fraud and error has "cost the taxpayer dear", a committee of MPs says.
Two people with mental health problems win a legal challenge against the government tests for sickness benefit.
Power NI announces that electricity bills for households and small businesses are to increase by 18% from July.
The Bank of England governor was outvoted once again this month, as the Bank's rate-setting committee decided against more stimulus measures.
Japan posts its tenth straight monthly trade deficit as a weaker yen increases the cost of imports more than it helps boost exports.
Scotland can "more than afford" to be a successful independent country, its first minister says as he launches a paper outlining the nation's economic strength.
Launching our new weekly feature called The Boss, we take a closer look at what drives Aaron Levie, the founder and chief executive of cloud storage company Box.
Karen Weintraub explores the growth in the number of US small firms who wish to profit from making a positive difference in the developing world.
Magic Seasonings, the spice company run by famous US chief Paul Prudhomme, tells the BBC's Kim Gittleson about its export success.
Indian fast bowler S Sreesanth, arrested last week over allegations of spot-fixing in the Indian Premier League, insists he is innocent.
Manchester City launches its new kit after signing a deal with US sportswear giant Nike reported to be worth £72m ($109m) over six years.
The community group seeking to save administration-hit Dunfermline target £500,000 to buy the club.
As EU leaders gather to discuss tax evasion, non-member Switzerland is under increasing pressure to abandon its long tradition of banking secrecy.