Tech giants settle hiring court case
Four of the biggest technology firms - Apple, Google, Intel and Adobe - settle a class action case alleging they conspired to hold down salaries.
Barclays wins pay package vote
Barclays shareholders vote to approve the bank's remuneration package, which includes higher bonuses despite a 30% fall in profits.
Labour to cut ties with Co-op Bank
The Labour Party is looking to sever its links with the troubled Co-op Bank, bringing to an end one of the oldest political partnerships in the UK.
Tokyo inflation rate at 22-year high
Tokyo consumer prices rise at their fastest pace in 22 years, surging 2.7% over a year, pointing to a likely increase in inflation across Japan.
Iranians see petrol prices surge
Iran cuts state subsidies on petrol, sending prices up by 75%, as the government tries to boost an economy battered by sanctions.
Microsoft earnings beat estimates
Microsoft earnings decline to $5.66bn, but beat market estimates as new chief executive Satya Nadella's push into cloud computing pays off.
Gherkin tower in receivership
London's Gherkin skyscraper has been placed into receivership by creditors after one of its owners was declared insolvent
Barclays pays $280m over mortgages
Barclays agrees to a $280m settlement with US regulators over allegations it misled US mortgage lenders Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac during the housing crisis.
Cost of recalls hits GM profits
General Motors sees first quarter profits hit by a $1.3bn charge to cover the cost of a huge recall of cars over defective ignition switches
Post Office staff agree pay deal
The postal union, the CWU, says it's secured a pay deal covering more than 3,000 staff at Crown Post Offices worth up to 7.3% over 3 years.
UK car production rises in March
UK carmakers increased production in March, helped by demand from Europe and after a number of firms finished upgrading their plants.
US seeks e-cigarette restrictions
The US Food and Drug Administration is seeking minimum age restrictions and warnings on e-cigarettes because of uncertainties over their impact on health.
Small print 'longer than a novel'
Small print on some car insurance policies has a higher word count than George Orwell's novel Animal Farm, a consumer website has found.
Further IT problems for Ulster Bank
Ulster Bank, a subsidiary of RBS, reports problems with its computer systems, as some customers are debited twice for cash machine withdrawals.