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.
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.
Blockbuster to shut remaining stores
Blockbuster, the DVD and games rental chain that went into administration in January, is to close down completely after failing to attract a buyer.
Horsemeat: UK food crime unit urged
A specialist food crime unit should be set up in the UK in the wake of the horsemeat scandal, a government-commissioned review has recommended.
Airline profits 'to hit record'
Profits for the global airline industry will reach a record level next year, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) says.
India lifts freeze on Nokia factory
An Indian court accepts an appeal by Finnish phone maker Nokia to release its local factory, removing a hurdle to Nokia's sale of its mobile business to Microsoft.
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.
Online spending up by 16%
There has been a rise of 16% in the amount we spend online, according to the latest data from Ofcom.
Lloyds bank in record £28m fine
Lloyds Banking Group is fined £28m, a record for a UK retail banking operation, for "serious failings" in relation to bonus schemes for sales staff.