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No £100 fine for late tax returns
People who have filed late tax returns are to be let off paying a £100 fine for missing the deadline, HM Revenue and Customs has confirmed.

Planned rail strike talks resume
Crisis talks aimed at averting strike action resume as a dispute between National Rail and its workers over pay continues.

Cup Final instant replay app tests
Mobile operator EE and the BBC will test a mobile app at the FA Cup final which uses 4G Broadcast technology to offer instant replays to fans in the stadium.

Tata workers vote for strike action
Tata Steel workers across the UK vote by almost 9-1 to go on strike in a row over pensions in the first national strike in the steel industry for 30 years.

Vitamin D to be added to M&S bread
Marks and Spencer is to become the first UK retailer to add vitamin D to all its packaged bread and bread rolls.

Greek bank deposits at decade low
Greek bank deposits fall to their lowest level in more than 10 years as concerns persist over the country's debt burden and possible euro exit.

BBC uncovers tax avoidance scheme
Anderson Group, one of the recruitment industry's most high-profile companies, is promoting an "aggressive" tax avoidance scheme which tax experts are calling "abusive".

Fifa sponsors call for quick reform
Fifa sponsors say they want swift action to restore the football governing body's reputation as Sepp Blatter is re-elected president.

US economy shrank in first quarter
US economy contracts 0.7% after higher imports and lower investment taken into account.

American Express president dies
American Express said its president, Ed Gilligan, died after becoming ill on a flight to New York

India's economy surges by 7.5%
India's economy grows 7.5% in the three months to March, above expectations and outpacing China's economic expansion.

Corfu mother angry at shares payment
The mother of two children killed by carbon monoxide poisoning on holiday in Corfu criticises holiday firm Thomas Cook's former chief executive.

Neverland ranch goes up for sale
Michael Jackson's Neverland ranch has gone up for sale for $100m, according to reports.

Poster family warns over stock images
A family whose image was used in a poster campaign by the group opposing gay marriage in the Republic of Ireland say they were "naive" about stock photography websites.