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.
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.
Freephone 'to mean free' says Ofcom
Calls to 'freephone' numbers will be free from mobile phones as well as landlines, says the telecoms regulator, Ofcom, as a shake up is announced.
London Market Report
Shares in Sports Direct fall despite the retailer reporting a strong rise in half-year profits and sales.
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.
Royal Mail promoted to FTSE 100
Royal Mail, the newly-privatised postal service, is to join the FTSE 100 index of blue-chip companies following its strong share price surge.
Facebook to join S&P 500 index
Slightly over a year after its stock market debut, social networking site Facebook joins the S&P 500 index, which is made up of many of the world's largest firms.
Adviser queries Bank of England plan
A senior Bank of England adviser questions the efficacy of one of governor Mark Carney's key policies, citing worries that the public do not understand it.
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.
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.