Lloyds Banking Group confirms that it will resume paying dividends to shareholders for the first time since the financial crisis in 2008.
The gap between the most expensive and cheapest regional average house prices in England and Wales is more than £350,000, figures show.
The cost of first and second class stamps are each to rise by 1p from 30 March, Royal Mail announces.
The slowdown in the US economy at the end of last year was more pronounced than previously thought, official figures show.
International Airlines Group (IAG) reports a big jump in annual profits and raises its forecast for 2015 after a "remarkable" turnaround at Spanish airline Iberia.
Companies wanting to run rail franchises in the north of England must scrap Pacer trains, the Department of Transport confirms.
An unofficial passport website has sued more than 150 of its own customers after they tried to cancel or refused to pay believing they had been misled.
French aviation firm Airbus reports a big jump in full-year profits despite setting aside €551m (£401m) for delays on its A400M military aircraft.
German MPs vote overwhelmingly to extend financial aid to Greece by another four months, despite public scepticism.
MPs say Chancellor George Osborne's claim to have "halved" the UK's £1.7bn EU budget surcharge last year is "not supported by the facts".
Ed Miliband says £9,000 tuition fees in England have been a "disaster" and sets out how Labour would fund a reduction.
Well-received results from Lloyds and airline group IAG fail to lift the FTSE 100 index.
The US Federal Communications Commission votes in favour of tougher internet regulation, upholding the principle of net neutrality.
Japan's benchmark Nikkei index edged up to a new 15-year high as the yen weakened, with investors shrugging off a raft of mostly disappointing economic figures.
AirAsia, one of Asia's most successful carriers, has posted its first net loss in two years, citing currency exchange losses and higher taxes.
One of the world's biggest listed winemakers, Australia's Treasury Wine Estates (TWE) has returned to profit in the six months to December.
German prosecutors are investigating the Swiss private banking arm of Coutts over allegations it helped clients evade tax.
A judge rules that airline Jet2.com cannot delay the payment of compensation due to passengers for delayed flights, setting a precedent for thousands of similar claims.
The TV licence does not have a long-term future and is likely to be replaced by a new levy within the next 15 years, a group of MPs says.
More properties were owned outright than with a mortgage among households in England for the first time in 2013-14, but renting is higher among the young, figures show.
Ghana has secured a $1bn loan from the International Monetary Fund that could stabilise its troubled economy.
Business investment in the UK falls for the second quarter in a row, recording the biggest decline since 2009.
US inflation remained negative in January, largely due to steep falls in the price of petrol, official figures show.
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