Shares in the car manufacturers have fallen 7% after they agreed to pay compensation for fuel efficieny exaggeration
Apple paid only 1.9% tax on profits, adding to controversy over US companies paying low tax rates in Britain
Housing market begins to show signs of life as average selling price raises by 0.6%
Energy giant's profits slide to $6.6bn as oil and gas prices fall worldwide
Bank's governance deemed 'defective' following the publication of performance reviews
Japanese engineering giant's investment in the British nuclear sector will create up to 14,000 new jobs
Reports claim that half the Swiss bank's City workforce are in the line for the axe
Pre-tax loss reported after the bank made a provision of £700m against PPI mis-selling compensation
The Swiss bank's announcement of major restructuring to result in 10,000 job cuts
High Court judge rules Guardian Care Homes could sue for alleged mis-selling of financial products
A street vendor in Kabul sells balloons to a group of Afghan children. Although the economy in Afghanistan has shown some signs of improvement since the fall of the Taliban in 2001, low wages and unemployment remain challenges for the government.
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