Royal Mail warns of lower revenues from its parcels business, but says it should still be able to meet its targets for the year.
Up to 5,000 new complaints a week about payment protection insurance (PPI) are making their way to the financial ombudsman, but the numbers are falling.
Yahoo acquires an app analytics firm, Flurry, in an attempt to help boost its advertising revenue from smartphones.
Swiss banking giant Credit Suisse reports its biggest quarterly loss in almost six years after being hit by its settlement with US authorities over tax evasion charges.
Online video service Netflix reports profits of $71m in the second quarter, more than double compared with the same period a year ago.
Chancellor George Osborne will announce £18m of funding for business projects he says could help create 30,000 jobs in the Glasgow area.
Chinese President Xi Jinping has signed an oil deal with Venezuela, as part of a four-day tour of Latin America.
The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) launches a criminal investigation into allegations of price rigging in the foreign exchange market.
Tesco says chief executive Philip Clarke expresses his 'enormous relief' over leaving the company.
Savers will receive free independent guidance as part of a move to give unfettered access to their pension funds from next year, the government says.
Sky has bought a 70% stake in the production company behind programmes such as The Great British Bake Off and Benefits Street.
Seoul is planning to ban mobile phone ride-sharing app Uber just as the company aims to accelerate its expansion in Asia.
Authorities in Shanghai suspend the operations of a meat supplier suspected of selling expired meat to fast food chains including McDonald's and KFC.
Airbnb's new logo has been criticised and mocked by social media users, although others have praised the rebrand.
A French judge rules against a blogger whose restaurant review is deemed too prominent in Google search results.
Nationwide Building Society says the technical problems that hit its online banking services have been resolved.
Markets watchdog the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has recommended a full competition inquiry into banks.
Many retailers who offer to install child car seats free of charge are guilty of "serious failings", according to a Which? investigation
The UK economy will grow faster in 2014 than any other G7 state, while low wage rises will keep interest rates at 0.5% until next year, says a report.
IMF head Christine Lagarde warns that financial markets maybe a little too upbeat given high levels of unemployment and debt in European economies.
The US and EU bolster sanctions against Russia over its actions in Ukraine, prompting an angry reaction from Vladimir Putin.
The dos and don'ts of pitching for business investment, what venture capitalists look for, and what they run from.
With the world's population getting older, the BBC's Jane O'Brien meets some of the growing number of entrepreneurs targeting the "silver dollar" - elderly customers.
Chuck Runyon, the boss of fast-growing US gym chain Anytime Fitness, explains why more than 2,000 people have been inspired to get tattoos of the company's logo.
Real Madrid has topped an annual Forbes list of the world's most valuable sports teams.
Ray Whelan, the British boss of a World Cup hospitality firm, surrenders to a Brazilian judge amid a probe into alleged illegal ticket sales.
Adidas will pay £75m a season to make Manchester United's kit for the next 10 years, after Nike ended its 13-year partnership.
How drones may be used to fight wildlife poaching in Africa
How one man's failure to get a cab drove him to try to fix the problem
Further sanctions on Russia will hit an already ailing economy
The EU's dependence on Russian-designed power plants
The family firm behind the famous Aussie headwear
How to make a fortune writing about stuff you love
The statistical issues around strike thresholds
'I wanted to make products for people'
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The Corporation of London is the body that runs the City and is a quirk of centuries of history.
Increasingly, technology companies are integrating the internet with other devices, such as household appliances or cars. But are there security risks?
Analysts are questioning whether Malaysia Airlines can recover from two tragic disasters this year.
Chancellor George Osborne discusses a new initiative to supply savers with free independent pensions advice.
Brazilian Tallis Gomes explains how a failed attempt to hail a cab drove him to create smartphone app Easy Taxi.
For more than 130 years one family has been making Australia's most famous range of hats - Akruba.
How Michal Stencl created one of the world's biggest sat-nav companies in Slovakia.
The banking scandals in recent years are "not helpful for me in my role", says the Lord Mayor of London.
Warning emails are to be sent to people who are downloading music and films illegally.
Nigeria is booming, but a vast gap still exists between the growing middle-class and other Nigerians.
China and Zambia have strong trade and business links, but the romance has not been without controversy.
The Commonwealth Games in Delhi four years ago provided the city with world class facilities, but there is criticism that the legacy was not worth the cost.
Bank of England Governor Mark Carney says high mortgages are appropriate for some borrowers, but the Bank is taking steps to avoid lending 'recklessness'.
For more than two decades, the global airline industry has been dominated by two names -- Boeing and Airbus -- but Bombardier is snapping at their heels.
Apple and IBM have announced a business partnership that will see the two firms co-develop business-centric apps for iPhones and iPads.
Conventional banks in Zanzibar are tapping into a growing market for financial products and services that are compliant with Islamic law.
Islamic banking is growing quickly, and firms are developing products that comply with Islamic law, to access a burgeoning market.
Nearly half of the British people do not know what fracking is, says Vivienne Westwood in a personal film
The leaders of the world's largest emerging economies - Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa - meeting in Brazil have signed a deal to create a new $100bn development bank and emergency reserve fund.
The BBC's Theo Leggett meets a firm displaying at the Farnborough Airshow which makes powered paragliders.
The Scorpion jet, which went from drawing board to first flight in 23 months, is on display at the Farnborough Airshow.
People using payday lenders will see the cost of borrowing fall significantly from next year.
The British Chambers of Commerce represents 100,000 businesses of all shapes and sizes and it says there is a fear about exporting among many companies.
The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst looks at the first 100 years of commercial aviation.
China has a larger high-speed rail network than the entire European Union or the United States, according to a new World Bank report.
Jacques-Antoine Granjon explains how he came up with the idea for "flash" sales website vente-privee.com.
The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst took a tour of a 787 Dreamliner at the Farnborough Airshow.
The Federation of Small Businesses criticises the government's "unambitious" broadband targets and calls for a rethink.
Airbus has announced a revamp of its popular A330 passenger jet on the opening day of the Farnborough Airshow.
The prime minister has announced £1.1bn will be spent on defence - including £800m on a surveillance package.
How the construction industry tries to recruit more women, and diversity in Parliament, the BBC and Hollywood films
The Royal Mail faces competition in its postal delivery business, with other firms taking on some of its work.
Business Secretary, Vince Cable has said that there is an agreement across government to bring in new laws governing mergers and takeovers.
Video-game arcades have all but died out, but Mark Starkey has salvaged and repaired old machines to keep the arcade alive.
The government has criticised unions calling strike action without a significant enough level of support.
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