US airbag recall expands to 7.8m cars
US car safety regulators expand a recall of vehicles with potentially dangerous Takata airbags to 7.8 million, warning that owners should take 'immediate action'.
Glaxo shares up as profits beat hopes
GlaxoSmithKline's shares rose 4% after its third quarter results beat expectations and it pledged to return an additional £4bn to shareholders via a special share scheme.
Peugeot sales and revenues rise
PSA Peugeot Citroen's turnaround plan appears to be making progress, with the troubled French carmaker announcing better sales and revenues.
Heineken blames sales drop on rain
Heineken has blamed "unseasonably wet weather" in Europe for a drop in both sales and profit in the three months to the end of September.
Cities need more power, says study
Allowing UK cities to make their own decisions on tax and spending could boost economic growth by £79bn a year by 2030, a year-long study concludes.
Universal credit 'in place by 2018'
Most benefit claimants will have transferred onto the government's universal credit scheme by the end of 2018, Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith predicts.
Online banking glitch at Nationwide
The UK's largest building society - the Nationwide - had a temporary technical problem with its online and mobile banking service on Tuesday afternoon.