Rolls-Royce 'confidence not good'Rolls-Royce chief executive Warren East says he understands investors' concerns and promises to be more transparent about the risks it faces.
Pfizer deal under fire in the USHillary Clinton leads criticism of drugs giant Pfizer's $160bn (£106bn) deal to buy Botox-maker Allergan.
US retailer Costco in E. coli scareWholesale outlet Costco is the latest retailer to be linked to an outbreak of E .coli, says the US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention.
Peugeot to publish 'real world' dataFrench carmaker Peugeot Citroen plans to measure and publish "real world" fuel usage and pollutant emissions of its main passenger vehicles
Airlines cancel Sharm el-Sheikh flightsBritish Airways and Easyjet cancel all flights between the Egyptian resort of Sharm el-Sheikh until January, in the wake of last month's Sinai plane crash.
Kingfisher hit by 'soft' French marketKingfisher, whose chains include B&Q, Screwfix, Castorama and Brico Depot, reports a dip in third quarter profits, with the weaker French market affecting trade.
Hundreds of new jobs at Jaguar Land RoverJaguar Land Rover is set to hire hundreds of new workers as the car manufacturer announces plans to double the size of its factory near Wolverhampton.
John Menzies issues profits warningLogistics group John Menzies issues a profits warning following problems with its ground handling contract at London Gatwick Airport.
Sharp shares surge on debt relief hopeShares in troubled electronics maker Sharp surge more than 35% in Japan on a report that its lenders might waive some of its debts.
VW cars 'also cheat EU emissions tests'A lab test carried out for the BBC shows that VW diesel cars programmed with a "defeat device" can cheat the official EU pollution test, as well as the test in the US.
Pfizer seals $160bn Allergan takeoverUS drugs giant Pfizer agrees a takeover of Botox-maker Allergan for $160bn (£106bn) in a record pharmaceuticals deal.
Shareholder backs UK exit for HSBCHSBC shareholder Standard Life would back banking giant HSBC if it decided to move its headquarters out of the UK.
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