Ban on flights to Tel Aviv renewed
The suspension of US and European airline flights to Israel's Ben Gurion airport after a nearby rocket attack has been extended for a second day.
Bank and business at odds over rates
Bank of England minutes show officials are still wary over raising interest rates while the Institute of Directors believes the Bank is being too cautious.
Young adults face housing squeeze
A growing proportion of young people have been squeezed out of the housing market in England and are renting privately instead, a report suggests.
Glaxo profits fall hits shares
GlaxoSmithKline shares fall 6% as the drugs company's profits are hit by a slide in sales and a bribery investigation in China.
PayPal to advance cash to businesses
Online payments firm PayPal is to advance cash to UK small businesses from the early autumn as an alternative to traditional loans, the company has announced.
PM to check arms export licences
David Cameron vows to examine outstanding licences for the sale of arms to Russia after claims by MPs that they could breach the terms of an embargo.
China detains five over meat scandal
China detains five people as part of its probe into a firm that allegedly supplied out of date meat to fast food chains, including McDonald's and KFC.
New contracts boost Capita profits
Outsourcing group Capita sees a 16% rise in profits after winning contracts worth £1.3bn, including a 10-year contract to manage the UK government's military estates.
Microsoft profit falls on Nokia loss
Technology giant Microsoft reports a 7% fall in profits to $4.6bn in the second quarter, hit by a $692m loss at its newly-acquired Nokia handset division.
Electronic Arts earnings surge 51%
US video game publisher Electronic Arts reports a 51% jump in profit for the April-to-June quarter, boosted by strong sales of titles like Titanfall and FIFA 2014.
Disability benefits flaws 'grave'
Parts of the disability benefits system require a "fundamental redesign" because flaws in the process are so "grave", a group of MPs says.
Pension delay to be less lucrative
People who delay taking their state pension from 2016 will gain less financial benefit than under current rules, the government proposes.