Barclays fined $453m for 'rigging' US energy markets

Brief Wed 17 Jul, AT 10:44

American regulators find bank and four traders guilty of 'serious violations'


'Godfather' GlaxoSmithKline accused of China bribes

One-Minute Read Mon 15 Jul, AT 11:43

Chinese police say the pharmaceutical giant used fake travel agencies to bribe doctors to prescribe GSK drugs

Stelios EasyJet

Sir Stelios threatens to sue easyJet board over airbus buy

One-Minute Read Fri 12 Jul, AT 10:32

Budget airline's founder reacts with fury and threatens legal action after board approves huge aircraft order

Prince Charles' fishing-rod maker sold to US company

Brief Thu 4 Jul, AT 11:44

Historic Northumberland-based celebrity favourite Hardy & Greys bought by South Carolina firm after hitting trouble

Northern Rock

Northern Rock back in profit for first time since crash

One-Minute Read Thu 27 Jun, AT 10:52

Virgin Money reaps rewards of £750m takeover as combined business edges towards annual profit

Sprint shareholders accept SoftBank's £13.9bn takeover

One-Minute Read Wed 26 Jun, AT 10:31

Japanese firm's injection of cash will allow Sprint to take on US wireless leaders AT&T and Verizon

Asda leads the way on 2p-a-litre petrol price cuts

One-Minute Read Tue 25 Jun, AT 12:02

Drivers welcome supermarket chains' decision to cut unleaded petrol and diesel prices

Starbucks 'chooses' to pay tax for first time in five years

First Reaction Mon 24 Jun, AT 14:00

Coffee chain makes £5m payment to Revenue in an effort to placate unimpressed customers

Vodafone agrees €7.7bn deal to buy Kabel Deutschland

One-Minute Read Mon 24 Jun, AT 09:55

Agreement marks a change of direction for mobile group and blows out Liberty offer

New Bank of England chief warns UK still 'in crisis'

One-Minute Read Fri 19 Apr, AT 11:36

Mark Carney says US is forging ahead of Britain, Japan and eurozone