General election 2017: May says Tories would not raise VAT
The prime minister also declines to back David Cameron's 2015 pledge for a "five-year tax lock".
Triple-lock: Call for pensions policy to be revamped
Former pensions minister Steve Webb calls for pension increases that target those most in need.
China factory output growth slows
Output in China's factories and mines expands in April but more slowly than in the previous month.
Green heating system accused of causing 'fuel poverty'
The government says district heating networks should cut bills, but some say they are beset with problems.
May vows to protect pensions from 'unscrupulous bosses'
The Tories promise to protect company pensions, while Labour pledges to improve workers' rights.
EU outlines Brexit negotiating stance
The top EU figure puts rights centre stage as the EU-27 formally approve negotiating guidelines.
MPs say 'dominance' of big home-building firms must end
A 'broken' housing market needs a bigger contribution from smaller building firms, MPs say.
UK economy grows by 0.3% as service sector slows
UK economic growth slowed by more than expected at the start of 2017 as the service sector stalled.
NatWest and RBS banking app fails
Customers complained on social media that payments and money transfers had not gone through.
US growth rate hits three-year low
President Trump faces a greater challenge in meeting his growth pledge after weak data.
M&S online food delivery service will be no piece of cake
The High Street giant prepares to join a crowded market for home delivery but could face problems.
RBS reports first quarter profit as turnaround continues
The bank returns to profit in the first quarter of 2017 and says its cost-cutting plan is ahead of target.
Qualcomm says Apple withholding royalty payments amid legal row
Apple sued chipmaker Qualcomm in January and is now withholding payments until the row is resolved.
Amazon 'style assistant' divides opinion
Amazon's new Echo Look device takes full length photos and offers advice on outfit choices.
'Fire sale' risk with Bank capital approach, says Vickers
Parliament is investigating whether UK banks have the capital means to keep going during a shock.
Niger 'cleared' over Areva uranium deal
A group of MPs says French nuclear giant is solely responsible for a controversial $320m deal.
Barclays profits more than double
The bank reports a big rise in profits for the first quarter, boosted by a healthier core business.
Google and Facebook duped in huge 'scam'
The two tech firms have confirmed they were tricked out of $100m (£77m) in an alleged scam.
Vauxhall 'reckless' over Zafira fires, say MPs
It was "morally reprehensible" not to warn customers sooner about a second recall, MPs say.
House prices fell again in April, Nationwide says
Prices have now fallen for two months in a row, the Nationwide building society says
Tories have 'no plans' to raise tax
But the prime minister won't make promises to reduce taxes "unless I'm sure I can deliver".
Ayrton Senna Foundation changing children's lives in Brazil
Legendary F1 driver Ayrton Senna is still one of the strongest brands in sport - and now his name is making a difference in education.
Donkeys in Africa under threat as demand for hides grows
The use of donkey hides in Chinese traditional medicine has seen Africa's donkey population halve in the past 20 years.
'Rocket man' takes off in flying suit
British inventor Richard Browning has been testing his flying suit, which he says he has developed as "a bit of fun".
Can 60-year-olds still run a cool business?
Dare Jennings, founder of the 1980s Australian surf wear brand Mambo, tells the BBC how he's keeping his cool in business.
Is coconut the cream of the milk stars?
UK sandwich chain Pret A Manger has said that coconut is driving its sales forward - so we went out to conduct a "taste test" to see what flavours get you licking your lips.
Somali trader's life in South Africa
A Somali shopkeeper now living in South Africa reflects on the good and bad in his new home.
Dairy wars: Why is Trump threatening Canada over milk?
President Trump has slapped tariffs on Canadian lumber - now he's going after their dairy farmers. Why?
Swiss 'tax spy' arrested in Germany
The man is suspected of spying on German tax investigators who have bought CDs from Swiss banks.
Turkish authorities block Wikipedia without giving reason
The online encyclopaedia is inaccessible under an official order, but no reason for this is given.
Twenty-three years after his tragic death, legendary F1 driver Ayrton Senna is still one of the most valuable brands in sport.
Test your knowledge of the first 100 days of Donald Trump's Presidency
No Bank balance
Deputy governor Charlotte Hogg leaves her post on Friday and its other top woman is off in June - why does the Bank struggle to find top women?
Operators say that new technology means video ATMs will change the way we bank.
From giving staff a week's paid leave to look after their new dog, to the firm that pays towards its employees' weddings.
Uber launched in Egypt two years ago, and is now one of the company's fastest growing markets.
In the small print
Donald Trump is expected to announce a tax plan that would lower rates for businesses.
From image rights to winding up orders, how HMRC has tackled the football industry.
Working out what colour is going to be popular in future is crucial for industries across the world.
When email goes wrong... how it can irritate and annoy everyone in the office.
Rushed off your feet? Not enough hours in the day? Here are some apps to help you take control.
'You're hired Mr Happy'
A profile of John Timpson, the boss of family-owned shoe repair firm Timpson, which has a very unusual recruitment policy.
Many people are unsure about what machine learning is, but the chances are they are using it every day.
Energy price cap
The Tories want a cap on energy prices - so what models might they choose from?
Geeks v government
The technology which underpins the internet's security has always been disputed.
Tory price promise
Suppliers and trade body Energy UK warn capping prices would eliminate competition in the sector.
How wealthy your parents are is likely to matter more for young adults than it did for older generations.
Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova returns to action next week looking to boost her sponsor appeal.
Packing a punch
Paul Singer's Elliott Management, famous for its pursuit of Argentine debt, is calling for shake-ups at several companies.
Braced for Brexit
Whether you consume music digitally or collect vinyl records, Brexit has the potential to affect you.
The regulator is concerned about the motor finance industry - so should car buyers also be worried?
Stem subjects - science, technology, engineering, maths - have an image problem. But not in Russia.
France may have a high standard of living but there are some persistent economic problems that will prove a challenge to whoever becomes the next president.
The hippo at work
The problem of "hippos" in the workplace - and why it is important that their decisions can be openly questioned.