Former Icelandic bank bosses jailed
Four former bosses from the Icelandic bank Kaupthing are sentenced to prison in the heaviest sentences for financial fraud in Iceland's history.
Expensive calls to helplines to end
Customers who call companies to complain about faulty goods will no longer have to pay premium rates, the government has announced
Ford to hire 11,000 workers in 2014
As part of its efforts to expand globally, Ford announces plans to hire 5,000 workers in the US and 6,000 workers in Asia in 2014.
House price sentiment in the UK high
Households' perception of the value of their home has risen to a five-year high, an index shows.
Barcelona FC signs deal with Intel
Spanish football giant Barcelona signs a deal with Intel to allow the chipmaker's logo to appear on the inside of players' shirts.
Earnings rise slower than inflation
Average earnings in the UK have risen by less than the rate of inflation for the fifth year running, according to the Office for National Statistics.
Mexico moves to open oil resources
Mexico's Congress approves a measure to open the state-run oil fields to foreign investment for the first time in 75 years.
Google to charge only for viewed ads
Google becomes the first major online ad company to charge advertisers only for ads that have actually been seen by users.
Hilton shares jump in market debut
Shares in hotel firm Hilton jump 8% in their stock market debut as part of the biggest share sale by a hotel firm ever.
Osborne: Billions of savings needed
The government will have to find billions of pounds of fresh savings from the welfare budget, says the Chancellor, George Osborne.
Blockbuster to shut remaining stores
Blockbuster, the DVD and games rental chain that went into administration in January, is to close down completely after failing to attract a buyer.
Freephone to mean free, says Ofcom
Calls to freephone numbers will be free from mobile phones as well as landlines, says the telecoms regulator, Ofcom.
'Big step' reached in EU bank deal
The agreement reached in discussions about bank bailouts for EU nations is labelled a "big step" by a senior official.
Myners' £1 salary for Co-op review
Labour's former City minister Lord Myners says he will be paid £1 a year for leading a review into the troubled Co-operative Group.