Airport expansion 'critical' for UK
A single, larger hub airport where passengers can transfer to a range of destinations - is "critical" to the UK's long-term economic growth, says the CBI.
UK businesses 'want new EU deal'
Most British businesses want the UK to renegotiate its relationship with the EU, according to a British Chambers of Commerce survey.
Banks to reopen 2.5m PPI claims
Banks and card companies will reopen 2.5 million PPI mis-selling complaints amid claims of underpayment and rejection of compensation.
India's growth hits two year high
India's economy grew by 5.7% in the three months to June, its fastest pace in two-and-a-half years, according to an official estimate.
IMF voices 'confidence' in Lagarde
The International Monetary Fund reaffirms its support for its leader Christine Lagarde despite her being investigated in a high-profile case in France.
Water bills plugged by regulator
Household water bills in England and Wales will go up less than the rising cost of living in the next five years, under proposals from regulator Ofwat.
Brazil's economy enters recession
A contraction of 0.6% in Brazil's economy between April and June, and a revision of the first quarter, places the country in recession, latest figures show.
DVLA prints cut out and keep tax disc
Drivers will have to cut out their own vehicle tax discs during the death throes of the paper system, because the DVLA has run out of perforated paper.
Lending to small businesses drops
Lending to small and medium-sized businesses via the government's Funding for Lending scheme (FLS) fell again in the second quarter of the year.