RSA shares slump as chief quits
Shares in RSA Insurance Group fall 18% after the firm's chief executive, Simon Lee, resigns amid deepening problems at its Irish unit.
More 'bus driver magistrates' needed
Urgent action is needed to boost working class participation in public life, including the expansion of a scheme which saw bus drivers working as magistrates, a think tank says.
House building sees October pick-up
Output in the UK construction industry rose by 2.2% in October, fuelled by a big increase in house building, the Office for National Statistics says.
Former Icelandic bank bosses jailed
Four former bosses from the Icelandic bank Kaupthing are sentenced to prison in the heaviest sentences for financial fraud in Iceland's history.
Apple supplier exceeds overtime cap
A labour watchdog says that working conditions at factories of Apple supplier Foxconn have improved but excessive overtime remains an issue.
The 12 cyber-scams of Christmas
Computer security expert Alan Woodward highlights 12 ways that cyber-scammers hope to catch you out over the festive season - and how to thwart them.
Ikea wolf becomes HK protest symbol
A stuffed toy wolf stocked by Swedish furniture giant Ikea sells out in in Hong Kong, after it appears to have become an unlikely symbol of protest.
Earnings rise slower than inflation
Average earnings in the UK have risen by less than the rate of inflation for the fifth year running, according to the Office for National Statistics.