BA owner IAG moves into profit
British Airways owner IAG moves into profit for the first half of 2014 after an improved performance by its Iberia airline business.
Firms count cost of Russia sanctions
Around Europe, companies of all shapes and sizes are assessing the impact of the sanctions imposed by the EU this week following America's lead.
Held GSK detective visited by son
The son of a private investigator linked to a GlaxoSmithKline corruption investigation in China has been allowed to visit his father.
Russia bans Polish fruit and veg
Russia imposes a sweeping ban on imports of fruit and vegetables from Poland, as EU sanctions on Russia over Ukraine start to bite.
China manufacturing growth speeds up
China's factory activity grows at its fastest pace in more than two year in July, the latest in a series of signs that the country's economy may be stabilising.
Bank backtracks on burlesque ban
A circus group which was denied a Santander business bank account because its showgirl and burlesque acts posed a "moral problem" has now been offered the account.
Apology over Turtles '9/11 poster'
Paramount Pictures apologises over a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles poster featuring the characters jumping from an exploding skyscraper alongside the release date of 11 September.