Russia-Ukraine deal secures EU gas
Russia will resume gas deliveries to Ukraine this winter in a deal brokered by the European Union, which will also safeguard supplies to EU countries.
Government to 'retire' some WW1 debt
The UK Government has said that it will 'retire' Â£218m of the UK's Â£2bn First World War debt by refinancing bonds issued in 1917. It is the first payment of its kind for 67 years.
ANZ bank announces record profit
One of Australia's biggest lenders, ANZ, announces a record full-year net profit of A$7.3bn ($6.4bn, Â£4bn), up 15% from a year earlier.
Housing market 'losing momentum'
The UK housing market is showing signs of slowing down, the Nationwide says, with the annual rate of price growth slowing to 9% in October.
Apple chief: 'I'm proud to be gay'
Apple chief executive Tim Cook has publicly acknowledged his sexuality, saying he wants to try to help people struggling with their identity.
Big firms 'must condemn GamerGate'
Games publishers must "stand-up and condemn" the movement referred to as "GamerGate", says a developer forced to leave her home due to threats.
Noriega fails to sue Call of Duty
The former dictator of Panama, Manuel Noriega, fails in his attempt to sue Activision after a character based on him appeared in a Call of Duty game.
Australia bank plans UK asset sale
National Australia Bank is considering floating its Clydesdale and Yorkshire banking operations on the stock market as part of an exit from the UK.
'Rip-off' payday loan broker warning
Consumers are warned to be wary of "rip-off" payday middlemen, after the NatWest bank reports that it is receiving hundreds of new complaints every day.