East Coast rail winner announced
A joint venture between Stagecoach and Virgin wins the franchise to run the East Coast mainline rail route, which has been in public hands since 2009.
Power blackouts 'threat to economy'
The UK would face "severe economic consequences" if there was a significant disruption to the supply of electricity, says the Royal Academy of Engineering.
Scotland 'should set income tax'
The Scottish Parliament should have the power to set income tax rates and bands, the body on strengthening devolution recommends.
Candy Crush maker chairman resigns
The chairman of King Digital, the maker of the popular mobile game Candy Crush, Melvyn Morris, has resigned and is taking a break from the UK firm.
Woman wins £337m in divorce case
The American wife of London financier Sir Chris Hohn, Jamie Cooper-Hohn, is awarded £337m by a High Court judge in a divorce case.
Mortgage approvals fall by 16%
The number of mortgages being granted by Britain's banks falls by 16% over the last year, according to banking industry body, the BBA.
Young and workers at risk of poverty
The elderly and the unemployed used to be most at risk of poverty, but a new report claims it is now the young and those in work who are most vulnerable.