Taken From: BBC News
Labour to cut ties with Co-op Bank
The Labour Party is looking to sever its links with the troubled Co-op Bank, bringing to an end one of the oldest political partnerships in the UK.
Apple profits beat expectations
Technology giant Apple plans a share buyback after it reports profits of $10.2bn, selling a more than 43 million iPhones in the second quarter of 2014.
Facebook earnings surge on mobile ads
Social networking giant Facebook reports better than expected profits, as a surge in mobile advertising helps boost its revenues.
Pressure mounts against Barclays pay
Barclays' shareholders are gathering for their annual general meeting in London as anger rises over its plans to pay higher bonuses.
Alstom shares jump on GE bid report
Shares in French engineering company Alstom jump after a report that US multinational General Electric is in talks to buy Alstom for $13bn.
AstraZeneca hit by patent expiries
AstraZeneca posts a drop in first quarter profits but does not comment on reports that it received a takeover approach from US firm Pfizer.
Primark to open its first US stores
Clothing retailer Primark is to open its first US stores, beginning with a 70,000 sq-ft shop in Boston.
FA hit by drop in broadcast money
The Football Association was hit by a £34m drop in broadcasting rights income last season compared with 2011-12.
Boeing raises 2014 profit forecast
US aerospace giant Boeing raises its profit forecast for 2014 as it announces a "strong" first quarter.
Amazon and HBO sign streaming deal
US customers of streaming service Amazon Prime will be able to stream such TV shows as The Sopranos and The Wire thanks to a new deal with subscription channel HBO.
Patisserie Valerie plans share sale
The owner of the Patisserie Valerie cafe chain becomes the latest firm to plan a stock market flotation, with its listing set to raise £33m.
Renewable energy projects approved
Eight renewable energy projects, expected to support 8,500 jobs, are given the green light by the government.
Flybe in London City Airport deal
Flybe is to offer flights to and from London City Airport after signing a five-year deal.
Firms warned on 'ridiculous' pay
Britain's top companies have been warned to exercise caution on executive pay by Vince Cable as they prepare to set next year's awards.
'Irresponsible' holiday ad banned
A television advert for Center Parcs is banned for "irresponsibly" encouraging parents to take holidays during term time.
GM seeks to bar some ignition cases
General Motors asks a US court to bar some lawsuits relating to its recall over faulty ignition switches.
RBS fined over illegal HK trades
Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) is fined HK$6m (£460,000) by Hong Kong regulators for failing to detect a series of unauthorised transactions by one of its traders.
Where Wall Street met Silicon Valley
Two cultures collide at the online retail giant
The trouble with technology stocks
Are investors calling time on tech stocks?
Making work more than just a job
Making work about more than just a salary
Entrepreneurs' highs and lows
Some of the UK's biggest entrepreneurs shares their stories
In pictures: Beijing Auto Show
The world's top carmakers at the Beijing Auto Show
Netflix battles for big budget TV
The battle for exclusive online TV shows
Alfa Romeo plots a US comeback
After 20 years, Alfa Romeo returns to the US
Indian bike messenger firm takes off
How easy is it for Indian start-up firms to get their wheels turning?