Global markets fall on growth fears
Global stock markets fall after weak Chinese economic data and concerns that the US Federal Reserve may scale back monetary stimulus efforts.
UK first quarter growth unchanged
The UK's economy grew at 0.3% in the first three months of the year, official figures confirm, but concerns remain over the strength of the recovery.
Ford to shut Australian production
Ford Motor says it will shut all its Australian manufacturing plants by October 2016, after more than 85 years making cars in the country.
French court questions IMF chief
IMF chief Christine Lagarde arrives at a Paris court for questioning over a payout to a tycoon when she was French finance minister.
Halfords reports big drop in profits
Profits at the car parts and bicycle retailer Halfords have fallen by almost 25%, after what the company described as a "demanding" trading environment.
Couple's £163,000 phone bill shock
A couple who own an electrical firm had a shock when they received a mobile phone bill for £163,000, then fought for months to have the debt cleared.
PM hails tax deal amid Google row
David Cameron hails an EU agreement to close tax loopholes as a "turning point", as Google's boss urges politicians to "sort" the system.
Oklahoma damage bill 'could be $2bn'
The damage from the Oklahoma tornado could reach $2bn (£1.3bn), the Oklahoma Insurance Department warns, although many tenants may have no insurance cover.
SAP in autism recruitment drive
German software company SAP says it hopes to recruit hundreds of people with autism, saying they have a unique talent for information technology.
Bernanke hails benefits of stimulus
US Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke tells Congress that it is too soon to end the central bank's monetary stimulus programme or raise interest rates.