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UK economic growth accelerated to 0.7% in the second quarter of the year, helped by a big jump in oil and gas production.
Volkswagen became the world's biggest-selling vehicle maker in the first half of the year, overtaking Toyota for the first time.
David Cameron's plans to crack down on "dirty money" being used to buy UK property have been criticised by tax and property experts.
Communications regulator Ofcom accuses Royal Mail of breaching competition law after it proposed raising prices for its bulk mail delivery customers.
BP reports a sharp fall in underlying profits for the three months to the end of June as lower oil prices continue to hurt.
Shares in mainland China continued their slide on Tuesday, a day after the Shanghai Composite index saw its biggest one-day drop in eight years.
Half-year profits at ITV rose by 25% as revenue increased across all divisions, but the broadcaster's share of viewing across its channels fell 4%.
High Street clothing retailer Next says full-price sales rose by 3.5% in the half year to 25 July, and that profits will be higher than expected.
Zurich Insurance says it is considering a bid for the UK's RSA Insurance, the owner of the More Than brand.
Retailer Amazon enters the UK streaming market with Prime Music, a new service available to Amazon Prime customers as part of their annual subscription.
The FTSE 100 rises on a busy day for company news, with shares in RSA up nearly 15% after Zurich Insurance says it is considering a bid for the insurer.
Foreigners must be stopped from buying UK homes with "plundered" cash and a "global effort" is needed to beat corruption, David Cameron says.
One of India's richest men, Yusuffali Kader, has bought the original Scotland Yard site in Whitehall for £110m.
Consumers can exchange old mobile phones for instant gift vouchers at catalogue retailer Argos.
Rovio Entertainment, creators of the smash hit mobile game Angry Birds, are set to release their new game, Angry Birds 2, as Jeremy Howell reports.
BBC News explains how your daily activities can influence the calculation of GDP, or Gross Domestic Product, a key economic indicator.
Shares in mainland China have recorded their biggest one-day fall for more than eight years following a sell-off towards the end of the trading day.
If you ever needed proof of the popularity of anime, comics and video games in Asia, you need look no further than Hong Kong.
The BBC meets one woman running her own manufacturing plant near the city of Pune. Satya Vadlamani is the managing director of Murli Krishna Pharma.
Could solar power help solve India's recurrent power shortages, or are government targets too ambitious?
How former Australian rugby union captain George Gregan built a food and hospitality business.
Many of the world's biggest sports organisations see China as a key target in their global expansion plans, but cracking the market can be a whole new ball game.
How drugs firms are spending more on chronic illnesses