Jail reckless bankers, report urges
Measures including criminal sanctions to make bankers responsible for their own failings, are called for in a new report.
Home-buyers 'need 14 years to save'
The average single person in their twenties will now have to save for over 14 years before they can buy a home, says the housing charity Shelter.
BT complains about Sky Sports supply
UK telecoms regulator Ofcom is to launch an investigation into BSkyB over the supply of its sports channels to rival broadcasters.
Postal workers reject privatisation
Royal Mail workers vote strongly against the government's proposals to privatise the postal group.
Osborne set to outline bank plans
The Chancellor, George Osborne, is expected to outline the government's plans for the future of Lloyds and RBS during his speech at the Mansion House.
China's Wanda to buy UK yacht maker
Dalian Wanda Group, a Chinese property developer, says it will spend £1bn ($1.6bn) to buy a British yacht maker and property in London.
BT's Livingston to be trade minister
BT chief executive Ian Livingston is to leave the company to join the government as a trade minister, David Cameron announces.
BoE votes 6-3 against stimulus move
The Bank of England governor was outvoted again at his final monetary policy committee meeting, with the body voting 6-3 against more stimulus measures.
Cyprus leader attacks bailout terms
Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades urges eurozone leaders to help his country's biggest bank and sharply criticises the bailout agreed in March.
Japan exports up by most since 2010
Japanese exports rose in May at the fastest annual rate since 2010 as the yen weakened, providing a boost to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's plan to revive the economy.
Food labels system to be rolled out
A new consistent system of front-of-pack food labelling is to be introduced in the UK, the government says.
London Market Report
Shares in London fall back, with investors expected to remain cautious ahead of comments from the US Federal Reserve.
Dish abandons bid for Sprint Nextel
US satellite TV operator Dish Network says it will not submit a revised bid for Sprint Nextel, leaving the way open for a rival bid from Japan's Softbank.
G8 leaders agree deal on tax evasion
Leaders of the G8 major economies agree plan to clamp down on money launderers, illegal tax evaders and corporate tax avoiders.