Cheaper food and fuel prices helped to push down the UK consumer price inflation rate to 1.5% in August, official figures show.
Chinese footwear firm Ultrasonic has announced the disappearance of its chief executive and chief operating officer, along with most of its cash.
Six regions of the UK now have average house prices higher than their pre-financial crisis peak after values rose again in July, official figures show.
Moves to tackle corporate tax avoidance on a global scale are unveiled by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).
A German judge has overturned a temporary injunction which banned Uber from operating one of its services in the country.
Phones 4U founder John Caudwell blames the demise of his former company on the 'ruthless' actions of the mobile phone networks.
Investor sentiment in Germany fall for the ninth month in a row as conflict in Ukraine and weak economic growth in the eurozone undermine confidence, a survey suggests.
Hotel chain Radisson suspends its sponsorship of NFL team Minnesota Vikings after one of their players was charged with child abuse.
The Russian rouble falls to a new all-time low against the US dollar amid concerns about the effect of sanctions on the country's economy.
Chinese online giant Alibaba increases the price range of its initial public offering, meaning it could raise more than $25bn when it lists in New York.
Shares in online fashion firm Asos fall 14% in early trading after it downgraded its profit forecast for the coming financial year.
A global commission says the extra costs of tackling climate change will be 'modest', but doing nothing could put the world economy at risk.
Mojang, the Swedish firm behind the popular video game Minecraft, is bought by Microsoft for $2.5bn (£1.5bn).
French fashion house Jean Paul Gaultier is to stop making ready-to-wear clothes for both men and women, and will focus on "haute couture" and perfume.
The FTSE falls and shares in Thomas Cook drop 6% after the travel firm says bookings in Germany have slowed because of weaker consumer confidence.
The public is being invited to take part in a design competition to create an image which will be emblazoned onto a new £1 coin, the Treasury says.
Three Google workers recall living for months at a time at the firm's headquarters in California taking advantage of the perks it offers.
Contactless bank cards are being introduced on London's Tube, DLR and Overground trains from Tuesday.
A water company could face a levy totalling £176m imposed by the water regulator for failings in customer services and managing sewerage systems.
Retailer Phones 4U has gone into administration putting 5,596 jobs at risk, as network provider EE joins Vodafone in not renewing its contract.
A slow recovery among nations using the euro is holding back the global economy, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development says.
A leading Scottish business group calls for the country to unite "to drive Scotland forward", whatever the referendum result.
Uganda's coffee farmers are looking forward to a bigger harvest of beans this year thanks to more rain
Choosing where to locate your business is a vital decision for any new start-up, as business reporter Perry King reports from Canada.
Nick Hungerford, the founder and boss of online investment company Nutmeg, talks about how he set up the business.
Terry Mungai has built a beauty empire, including 12 salons, three training schools, the Miss World Kenya franchise and now a cosmetics shop.
US private investment company Cain Hoy Enterprises confirms it is considering a takeover offer for English Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur.
Manchester United predicts profit and revenue to fall as a result of its failure to qualify for Champions League.
Ferrari's long-time chairman Luca Di Montezemolo is stepping down and will be replaced by Fiat boss Sergio Marchionne.
Alibaba is the world's biggest e-commerce firm but most people in the West haven't heard of it.