WTO agrees global trade agreement
The World Trade Organization agrees a historic global deal aimed at boosting commerce, which could add nearly $1tn to the global economy.
UK growth 'hides disappointing news'
Think tank the Institute for Fiscal Studies warns that the increased growth announced in the Autumn Statement is just expected growth arriving early.
Osborne wants 'balanced' recovery
Chancellor George Osborne rejects claims the UK's economic recovery is based solely on a boom in consumer spending and house prices.
Samsung and Philips raided by EU
Samsung and Philips are among several consumer electronics companies raided by the European Commission over suspected breaches of competition rules.
Profits up at house builder Berkeley
House builder Berkeley Group reports a jump in half-year profits and says it is now delivering more new homes than before the 2008 financial crisis.
Dylan's guitar sells for $965k
The electric guitar played by Bob Dylan at the 1965 Newport Folk Festival sells at auction in New York for a record $965,000 (£591,000).
English rail fare rises curbed
Commuters across England will now pay 3.1% more on average for regulated train tickets from next month, instead of a rise of 4.1%.