Airlines across the world have begun requiring two crew members to always be present in the cockpit, in the wake of the French Alps crash.
The London stock market falls as investors react to a jump in oil prices following airstrikes by Saudi Arabia on rebel targets in Yemen.
Sales of Pepsi overtake Coca-Cola's sugar-free brand as consumers continue to move away from fizzy drinks.
Asian shares are higher despite weak economic data from Japan underlining the struggle policymakers face in reviving the world's third-largest economy.
One of Brazil's biggest engineering companies, Galvao Engenharia, files for bankruptcy protection after Petrobras stopped payments.
Green power from Norway will soon be powering hundreds of thousands of homes in Britain, National Grid says.
Oil giants Shell and Taqa announce plans to cut hundreds of North Sea jobs, citing "challenging" times for the industry.
France cuts its budget deficit target for this year and signals that the economic recovery is gathering pace.
German sportswear firm Adidas outlines a turnaround plan that includes making some of its goods in Europe rather than Asia.
Worries about the financial stability prompt Bank of England regulators to look into how fund managers would cope with a sudden withdrawal of cash.
Oil prices rise and shares fall after Saudi Arabia, the world's biggest crude exporter, and its allies launch airstrikes on rebel targets in Yemen.
UK retail sales grow more strongly than expected, up 0.7% in February from the previous month, helped by the recovery in the housing market.
PayPal agrees a £5.1m payout over allegations it allowed payments from accounts deemed enemies of the state by the US government.
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Banks must investigate alternative arrangements for customers before closing the last bank in town, under a new agreement.
Indonesians are concerned about a recent spike in rice prices which the government is blaming on mark-ups by market traders.
Heinz - best known for its tomato ketchup and baked beans - has agreed to merge with Kraft to create a global food giant.
Steven Fischer, the creator of a $10,000 luxury leather bag, explains what inspired him.
Inflation has dropped to zero percent it's at its lowest level since records began.
BBC's Newsbeat meets two first-time buyers who have teamed up in a bid to beat the housing crisis.
Japan's economic slowdown is making its latest generation of pessimistic jobseekers even more cautious about working abroad, reports Mariko Oi.
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What a chicken sandwich tells us about our financial health
Kosovo's entrepreneurs hope for a brighter economic future
David Cameron's VAT pledge and Labour's response
A new £250m taxi plant is to be built outside Coventry, with the creation of up to 1,000 jobs.
The chairman of Morrisons says the major supermarkets have lost their way on pricing - and that customers have voted with their feet.