Tesco chairman Sir Richard Broadbent will leave the firm after the company announced a bigger-than-forecast hole in its profits.
Lloyds Banking Group is planning to cut around 9,000 jobs - around a tenth of its entire workforce - over the next three years, the BBC understands.
UK retail sales fall 0.3% September, adding to signs that the economic recovery may be losing steam.
Annual profits at Debenhams have fallen 24.8%, reflecting the impact on sales of last year's warm winter weather.
KPMG and financial regulators have been criticised in a report by MPs into Co-op Bank's failed bid to buy 632 Lloyds branches last year.
The chief executive of Russia's Vnukovo airport and his deputy resign after a plane crash this week that killed the head of France's Total, Christophe de Margerie.
Builders are preparing to construct new UK homes at a rate not seen since the before the financial crisis, new figures show.
US car safety regulators expand a recall of vehicles with potentially dangerous Takata airbags to 7.8 million, warning that owners should take 'immediate action'.
London's benchmark FTSE 100 index falls 1% in the opening minutes of Thursday's trading, dragged down by a big fall in Tesco's share price.
Aerospace giant Boeing has raised its forecast for profits this year and says it has a record backlog of orders.
Asian shares closed down on Thursday, taking their lead from losses on Wall Street despite positive factory data from China.
The fate of people turned down for payday loans owing to stricter regulations on the industry has prompted polarised debate.
Microsoft is ditching the Nokia brand name from new devices, less than a year after acquiring the Finnish mobile firm.
South Africa's new finance minister cuts the country's economic growth forecast from 2.7% to 1.4%.
Home Retail Group says that store closures at Homebase will be accelerated, with the number of outlets cut by 25% by 2019.
The founder of Superdry, Julian Dunkerton, gives up his role as CEO to focus on developing the brand's products and image.
UK car insurance premiums have risen for the first time in more than two years, with further rises predicted.
Most benefit claimants will have transferred onto the government's universal credit scheme by the end of 2018, Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith predicts.
Families could reduce energy bills by following new guidance from Public Health England on recommended heating levels.
Japan's trade deficit edges higher in September despite exports growing at their fastest pace in seven months.
The pound falls after Bank of England policy makers find "insufficient evidence" of inflationary pressure to justify a rate rise.
Allowing UK cities to make their own decisions on tax and spending could boost economic growth by £79bn a year by 2030, a year-long study concludes.
How Mark Pearson, the boss of discount offers website My Voucher Codes, set up the business and became a self-made multi-millionaire.
Huang Nubo, the founder of property and leisure giant Beijing Zhongkun Investment Group, explains his unique approach to business.
As Ethiopia's economy continues to expand, business is growing strongly for coffee shops in the capital Addis Ababa.
India suspend all future tours to the Caribbean following the West Indies' decision to abandon their tour of India last week.
Glasgow hotels enjoyed a significant lift in room rates during July, helped by the Commonwealth Games.
The BBC Price of Football study finds some ticket prices in English football rising at almost twice the rate of the cost of living.
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