The Bank of England confirms it is researching the financial risks of the UK leaving the EU after it "inadvertently" sent details of the project to the Guardian newspaper.
The chair of the US Federal Reserve, Janet Yellen, says she expects the central bank to begin raising interest rates "at some point this year".
UK government borrowing fell to £6.8bn in April, down from £9.3bn a year earlier, official figures show.
British American Tobacco and Philip Morris file legal challenges against the UK government over plain packaging for cigarettes.
The cost of renting a home rose by 4.6% in the year to the end of April, the fastest rise since November 2010, an agency group says.
A measure of the quality of jobs done by workers in the UK has fallen slightly for the first time.
F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone goes to court to challenge the legal basis of assessments that have left him facing a UK tax claim of more than £1bn.
Nationwide building society reports a 54% rise in annual pre-tax profit to £1.04bn as it regains its position as the UK's second-largest mortgage lender.
A first-of-its-kind lighting system has been installed at a supermarket that tells an app where shoppers are standing and which way they are facing.
Reckitt Benckiser's possible acquisition of the K-Y brand "could lead to higher prices for personal lubricants", says the UK's competition watchdog.
Two more Japanese car giants - Mazda and Mitsubishi - are recalling 630,000 cars to replace faulty airbag inflators made by Takata.
Whitbread, the company that owns Costa Coffee and Premier Inn, is to become the sixth FTSE 100 company with a female chief executive.
Famous Parisian landmark the Eiffel Tower is closed to tourists after staff walked out complaining about the growing number of pickpockets.
Former Korean Air executive Heather Cho, who was jailed for an outburst over macadamia nuts, has been freed after winning a court appeal.
As the London 3D Print Show rolls into town, the BBC's Theo Leggett offers a whistle-stop tour to assess the industry.
As Telecel's operating licence is cancelled, concern mounts for its employees and the possible impact on Zimbabwe's economy.
With some surprising fertiliser ingredients, Madagascar is well-placed to export organic products.
The BBC's Sameer Hashmi looks for signs of progress in the plan to transform India into a global manufacturing hub.
Ali Moore asks YouTube's Global Head of Music Partnerships Christophe Muller, who makes money out of YouTube?
Fans of India's Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, can now enjoy an excursion to his hometown of Vadnagar.
When it comes to education in South Korea, the demand is so strong it accounts for 12% of all consumer spending.
For the first time in Britain paying without cash is more popular than using notes and coins.
Whose face should grace the new note?
Where is the solar 'capital' of the UK?
Why a shoe company measures kids' feet with iPads
How do you make the banks listen?
Why UK output is even lower than that of Italy's
The growing popularity of pet crematoriums and cemeteries
Vodafone was the star performer on the FTSE 100 in Friday trading, adding 4.64%, as the benchmark index made modest gains.
What is the best way to calculate inequality?