The outgoing Bank of England governor warns a government plan to boost the housing market with part-mortgage guarantees has no long-term place.
Yahoo's board has approved a deal to buy New York-based blogging service Tumblr for $1.1bn (£725m; 857m euros), US media reports say.
Google's executive chairman Eric Schmidt defends the company's tax affairs after it comes in for strong criticism from MPs.
Labour leader Ed Miliband says he will write new rules to tackle corporate tax avoidance if he wins the next election, even without international agreement.
Some people are "put off" making important calls because of confusion over the amount they will be charged, according to the telecoms regulator.
The latest UK government paper on the impact of Scottish independence will claim the UK is better placed to manage the risk of a financial crisis.
Some Marks and Spencer customers say its contactless payment terminals have taken cash from cards other than the ones intended for payment.
Morrisons, the UK's fourth largest supermarket chain, says it will launch online shopping by January 2014 after agreeing a tie-up with Ocado.
Tens of thousands of protesters, led by trade unionists, rally in the Italian capital Rome against the policies of the new coalition government.
Car sales across Europe rose in April for the first time in 18 months, helped by strong demand in the UK and by the early Easter break.
Four million public sector employees will see a dramatic reduction in the overall value of their pension schemes, a new report claims.
UK households are receiving too many nuisance calls, according to the telecoms regulator, Ofcom.
Lloyds Banking Group's share price passes 61.2p in morning trading, the break-even point for the government's investment in the group.
The Jockey Club hits its £15m Racecourse Bond target and extends the application window until 28 May.
Spain records its first monthly trade surplus in more than 40 years as demand for imports dries up.
Turkish bond yields have hit new lows as investors greeted Moody's increase in the country's credit rating to investment grade.
Glencore Xstrata shareholders vote to appoint Tony Hayward, BP's former chief executive, as interim chairman to replace Sir John Bond.
Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) is to cut a further 1,400 jobs from its retail banking head office over the next two years.
An IT manager who grew frustrated with call centre menus has catalogued shortcuts to thousands of phone services
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has won its case in the High Court, where it had been accused of illegally letting investment bank Goldman Sachs off part of its tax bill.
The UK's so-called "fuel poverty gap" is widening, although the total number in fuel poverty has fallen, according to a government report.
Inflation in both the 17-strong eurozone bloc and the US falls to its lowest level in years.
The HS2 rail project has an estimated £3.3bn funding gap and the benefits for the economy are "unclear", the National Audit Office says.
Chancellor George Osborne tells business leaders at the CBI that he will not deviate from the government's economic road to reducing the deficit.
Dell reports a 79% fall in quarterly profits to $130m (£85m) amid falling computer sales and a takeover battle.
The internet giant Google has been challenged by MPs over the way it reports its income for tax.
The world's biggest retailer Wal-Mart, which owns the UK chain Asda, says profits in the three months to April nudged higher.
India batsman Rahul Dravid is shocked after three of his Rajasthan Royals IPL stars are arrested over spot-fixing claims.
Japanese car manufacturer Honda will return to Formula 1 in 2015 as engine suppliers to the McLaren team.
More than 4,500 jobs are to be created as the final venue to be permanently based in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park has its future secured.