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Lloyds Banking Group is planning to cut around 9,000 jobs - around a tenth of its entire workforce - over the next three years, the BBC understands.
KPMG and financial regulators have been criticised in a report by MPs into Co-op Bank's failed bid to buy 632 Lloyds branches last year.
Builders are preparing to construct new UK homes at a rate not seen since the before the financial crisis, new figures show.
US car safety regulators expand a recall of vehicles with potentially dangerous Takata airbags to 7.8 million, warning that owners should take 'immediate action'.
The pound falls after Bank of England policy makers find "insufficient evidence" of inflationary pressure to justify a rate rise.
Aerospace giant Boeing has raised its forecast for profits this year and says it has a record backlog of orders.
Shares in Asia on Wednesday slide into negative territory, following Wall Street's lead after fatal shooting in Canada worries investors.
Home Retail Group says that store closures at Homebase will be accelerated, with the number of outlets cut by 25% by 2019.
Oil giant Total appoints a new chief executive and new chairman to replace Christophe de Margerie who died in a plane crash in Moscow on Monday.
The fate of people turned down for payday loans owing to stricter regulations on the industry has prompted polarised debate.
Microsoft is ditching the Nokia brand name from new devices, less than a year after acquiring the Finnish mobile firm.
South Africa's new finance minister cuts the country's economic growth forecast from 2.7% to 1.4%.
GlaxoSmithKline's shares rose 4% after its third quarter results beat expectations and it pledged to return an additional £4bn to shareholders via a special share scheme.
The founder of Superdry, Julian Dunkerton, gives up his role as CEO to focus on developing the brand's products and image.
The UK's wind farms generated more power than its nuclear power stations on Tuesday, the National Grid says.
UK car insurance premiums have risen for the first time in more than two years, with further rises predicted.
Russians put a brave face on the ban on Western food, but some businesses are suffering, Sarah Rainsford reports from Moscow.
A New York Times columnist argues the US and Saudi Arabia are using lower oil prices to advance their foreign policy goals.
Most benefit claimants will have transferred onto the government's universal credit scheme by the end of 2018, Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith predicts.
Families could reduce energy bills by following new guidance from Public Health England on recommended heating levels.
The UK's largest building society - the Nationwide - had a temporary technical problem with its online and mobile banking service on Tuesday afternoon.
Japan's trade deficit edges higher in September despite exports growing at their fastest pace in seven months.
Allowing UK cities to make their own decisions on tax and spending could boost economic growth by £79bn a year by 2030, a year-long study concludes.
Government borrowing rises in September to £11.8bn, which will limit the government's options in the run-up to next year's election economists say.
How Mark Pearson, the boss of discount offers website My Voucher Codes, set up the business and became a self-made multi-millionaire.
Huang Nubo, the founder of property and leisure giant Beijing Zhongkun Investment Group, explains his unique approach to business.
As Ethiopia's economy continues to expand, business is growing strongly for coffee shops in the capital Addis Ababa.
India suspend all future tours to the Caribbean following the West Indies' decision to abandon their tour of India last week.
Glasgow hotels enjoyed a significant lift in room rates during July, helped by the Commonwealth Games.
The BBC Price of Football study finds some ticket prices in English football rising at almost twice the rate of the cost of living.
Allowing UK cities to make their own decisions on tax and spending could boost economic growth by £79bn a year by 2030, a year-long study has concluded.
Leadership expert Steve Tappin talks to Chinese bosses about the dos and don'ts of managing a firm which is growing very quickly.
Payday lenders strike back against criticism that they leave customers worse off.
As Tesco prepares to give an update on Wednesday into the accounting scandal that stunned the city earlier this month, the BBC's Emma Simpson examines the relationship between suppliers and supermarkets.
New research suggests that what's known as the "knowledge economy" is growing faster in the north-east of England and Northern Ireland than anywhere else.
The Hindu festival of Diwali has a big impact on the economies of India and other Asian countries. Sharanjit Leyl reports from Singapore.
More than a billion Indians don't use the internet - and addressing that was the focus of a summit in Delhi where Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg was the star attraction.
How Nigeria's media industry could become one of the world's most vibrant
Why India's love affair with gold is deepening
The story behind the promotions at the end of the aisle
Why being over 40 makes you the perfect entrepreneur