'Negligence' behind Total boss death
Russian investigators say "criminal negligence" caused the crash that killed the boss of oil firm Total and the three crew members of his private jet.
Cities need more power, says study
Allowing UK cities to make their own decisions on tax and spending could boost economic growth by £79bn a year by 2030, a year-long study concludes.
Yahoo profits surge on Alibaba sale
Technology giant Yahoo reports profits of $6.8bn for the third-quarter, buoyed mostly by earnings from the firm's stake in Chinese firm Alibaba.
McDonald's and Coke see profits fall
McDonald's and Coca Cola post profits down sharply in the three months to the end of September, with both seeing sales under pressure in the US.
Online banking glitch at Nationwide
The UK's largest building society - the Nationwide - had a temporary technical problem with its online and mobile banking service on Tuesday afternoon.
Tesco's sales fall faster than rivals
Tesco's sales are falling faster than any of its competitors as it loses market share to discounters Aldi and Lidl as well as upmarket rival Waitrose.
Public borrowing rises in September
Government borrowing rises in September to £11.8bn, which will limit the government's options in the run-up to next year's election economists say.
Lufthansa strike declared legal
German airline Lufthansa fails in a court bid to force its pilots to call off their strike, while union leaders warn of more action.