Bankers 'must swear oath'
An oath for bankers should be introduced to raise accountability and standards in banking, says a think tank.
Beauty spots still at fracking 'risk'
Government guidance that fracking licences can only be issued for beauty spots in "exceptional circumstances" receives a mixed response from campaigners.
Russia plans $50bn Yukos appeal
Russia will appeal against a court decision ordering it to pay the biggest compensation package to date, amounting to $50bn (£29.5bn) in damages.
Emirates to stop flying over Iraq
Emirates Airline will stop flying over Iraq to protect its passengers from the threat of Islamic militants on the ground, according to reports.
Bupa calls for 15% industry price cut
Britain's biggest private healthcare company tells the BBC that it is charging its own customers too much and that the industry needs to urgently rethink how it sets prices.
'Community banks' to avert debt trap
The best credit unions should be empowered to offer short-term loans that are cheaper than those offered by payday lenders, according to a report from a think tank.
Ryanair raises profit forecasts
Budget airline Ryanair has raised its annual profit forecast after seeing a sharp rise in earnings for the three months to June.
UK economy back at pre-crisis level
The UK economy grew 0.8% in the second quarter and has now recovered the ground lost since the downturn began in 2008, according to official figures.
RBS shares surge on surprise profit
Shares in Royal Bank of Scotland have jumped 11% after it said it expects pre-tax profits to double to £2.65bn for the first half of the year.
Grouse off the shelves at M&S
Marks and Spencer says it will not be selling red grouse this year after concerns about the way in which the game birds are killed.
Disabled face 'living costs penalty'
People with disabilities face a "premium" of £550 a month owing to extra transport, insurance and living costs, a charity has claimed, prompting a commission to be launched.