The US economy added 209,000 jobs in July, latest data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics reveal, adding to optimism that the US economy is roaring once more.
British Airways owner IAG moves into profit for the first half of 2014 after an improved performance by its Iberia airline business.
Around Europe, companies of all shapes and sizes are assessing the impact of the sanctions imposed by the EU this week following America's lead.
Millions of leaseholders who are unhappy with their property managers should be given new rights, an official inquiry is suggesting.
The son of a private investigator linked to a GlaxoSmithKline corruption investigation in China has been allowed to visit his father.
Tens of thousands of broadband customers in the UK are having to pay "costly" charges to change supplier, Citizens Advice warns.
Russia imposes a sweeping ban on imports of fruit and vegetables from Poland, as EU sanctions on Russia over Ukraine start to bite.
Travel experts advise passengers to pack essential items in their hand luggage after baggage reclaim delays at Gatwick Airport.
Royal Bank of Scotland reiterates that Scottish independence could have a "material adverse effect" on its business.
The UK's manufacturing sector continued to expand strongly in July, but the pace of growth slowed, a survey suggests.
The World Trade Organization says its 160 members have failed to agree a global customs pact drawn up in meetings in Bali last December.
Shares in French start-up mobile company Iliad see a fall of 13%, their biggest drop in eight years, after the firm made a bid for T-Mobile US.
China's factory activity grows at its fastest pace in more than two year in July, the latest in a series of signs that the country's economy may be stabilising.
Japanese electronics maker Sharp posts a 55% increase in its operating profit for the April-to-June quarter.
Electric carmaker Tesla is to team up with Japanese electronics firm Panasonic to build a battery manufacturing plant in the US.
Adidas shares tumble after the sportswear maker issues a profit warning and says it will open fewer stores in Russia.
A circus group which was denied a Santander business bank account because its showgirl and burlesque acts posed a "moral problem" has now been offered the account.
Paramount Pictures apologises over a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles poster featuring the characters jumping from an exploding skyscraper alongside the release date of 11 September.
British Gas and owner Centrica report a sharp drop in profits for the first half of the year due to warmer weather.
The growth in house prices is starting to moderate, according to the UK's biggest building society, the Nationwide.
Profit at Lloyds Banking Group falls after it is hit by PPI mis-selling charges and a Libor rate-rigging settlement.
Argentina blames the US for its default, calling the mediator in debt negotiations which ended in failure "incompetent".
The eurozone inflation rate falls by 0.4% in July, sliding further into what the European Central Bank describes as a "danger zone".
The US economy grew by 4% in the second quarter, according to a preliminary reading by the US Department of Commerce, beating expectations.
A profile of technology firm Zendesk and its boss Mikkel Svane, and why the company is helping to lead the regeneration of one of San Francisco's toughest neighbourhoods.
Baggit is one of India's most well-known handbag brands. Founder Nina Lekhi explains how it was created "by mistake".
Why two Spanish sisters are growing wheat and baking bread in one of the most arid regions of Spain.
Manchester United's US owners will pocket about $150 million by selling more of their shares in the club on the New York Stock Exchange.
The World Cup and a revival in advertising revenues boost profits at the broadcaster ITV.
Lawyers for Bernie Ecclestone say the Formula 1 boss is ready to pay a German bank 25 million euros ($34m; £20m) to settle a court case against him.