Whistleblower gets biggest US payout

The US Securities and Exchange Commission reveals it has awarded a record $30m payout to an anonymous whistleblower who lives outside the US.

Posted by on 22 September 2014 | 2:55 pm

Phones 4U to shed almost 1,700 jobs

Almost 1,700 jobs are to go at the failed mobile phone retailer Phones 4U, after the firm's administrators confirmed that 362 stores will close.

Posted by on 22 September 2014 | 2:06 pm

Fifa report may prompt charges - MP

A report into alleged corruption at Fifa, football's world governing body, could lead to criminal charges, an MP believes.

Posted by on 22 September 2014 | 2:01 pm

Nuclear power plant 'to be approved'

Plans to build a new nuclear power plant at Hinkley Point in Somerset are recommended for approval following a European Commission investigation.

Posted by on 22 September 2014 | 1:51 pm

VIDEO: Royal Mint's new gold trading website

The Royal Mint has launched a new website selling gold and silver coins.

Posted by on 22 September 2014 | 1:35 pm

New general secretary for RMT union

Mick Cash is elected general secretary of the Rail, Maritime and Transport Union following the death of previous leader Bob Crow.

Posted by on 22 September 2014 | 12:28 pm

Lion King 'most successful show'

Musical The Lion King takes more money at the box office than any other stage show or cinema release.

Posted by on 22 September 2014 | 12:14 pm

Air France pilots reject offer

Striking Air France pilots have rejected an offer by the airline aimed at resolving the dispute.

Posted by on 22 September 2014 | 12:05 pm

Balls outlines 'first Budget' agenda

Ed Balls says he will increase the minimum wage, bring in a mansion tax, freeze child benefit and axe the "bedroom tax" in his first Budget if Labour wins power.

Posted by on 22 September 2014 | 11:07 am

VIDEO: Tesco boss Dave Lewis: Full interview

Tesco's chief executive Dave Lewis has said there will be a "full and frank investigation" after the supermarket overstated its profits. Watch the full interview.

Posted by on 22 September 2014 | 10:57 am

Alibaba 'breaks share sale record'

Chinese internet giant Alibaba has raised $25bn in its share flotation, according to US media, making it the largest initial public offering in history.

Posted by on 22 September 2014 | 10:39 am

Amazon workers in Germany on strike

Workers at four Amazon warehouses in Germany go on strike in a dispute over pay and working conditions.

Posted by on 22 September 2014 | 9:19 am

eBay criticised as hacks continue

Leading security researchers call on eBay to take immediate action over dangerous listings - as more security problems arise.

Posted by on 22 September 2014 | 8:58 am

Tesco probe into £250m profit error

Tesco has suspended four executives, including its UK managing director, after the supermarket overstated its half-year profit guidance by £250m.

Posted by on 22 September 2014 | 7:54 am

Caution urged over new gold offer

Investment analysts have urged investors to be cautious after the Royal Mint launched a new website selling gold and silver coins.

Posted by on 22 September 2014 | 7:46 am

Cards declined after Barclays error

Customers of banking giant Barclays had their debit cards refused in stores and at ATMs on Monday after a temporary technical problem.

Posted by on 22 September 2014 | 7:14 am

Warburton first on dual contract

Regional Rugby Wales confirm Wales captain Sam Warburton has the first dual contract under the new deal with the WRU.

Posted by on 22 September 2014 | 6:09 am

Review of energy firms' debt letters

Regulator Ofgem is launching a review of energy firms' communications with customers in debt amid concerns over potentially misleading letters.

Posted by on 22 September 2014 | 5:36 am

Shoe firm boss denies taking money

The chief executive of Chinese footwear firm Ultrasonic has spoken to Chinese media and denied running off with the firm's cash.

Posted by on 22 September 2014 | 2:51 am

Aldermore plans London flotation

UK bank Aldermore announces that it intends to float on the London Stock Exchange in October.

Posted by on 22 September 2014 | 2:24 am

EE to take over 58 Phones 4U stores

Mobile phone operator EE is to buy 58 stores from Phones 4U, which fell into administration last week.

Posted by on 22 September 2014 | 1:29 am

VIDEO: G20 close to stimulus package

G20 finance ministers meeting in Australia say they are close to agreeing a package of measures to boost global growth.

Posted by on 21 September 2014 | 8:02 pm

VIDEO: China the 'engine' for diamond trade

The chief executive of De Beers says that China will be the 'engine' of growth for the diamond market.

Posted by on 21 September 2014 | 7:28 pm

VIDEO: Marriage detective in high demand

Taralika Lahiri runs a private detective agency in Delhi that specialises in matrimonial cases and says her business is thriving.

Posted by on 21 September 2014 | 2:06 pm

Delhi marriage detective in high demand

The detective making money from untrusting couples

Posted by on 21 September 2014 | 2:06 pm