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Business output in the eurozone grew at its fastest rate in four years in June, a closely watched survey suggests.
The vice chairman of the Samsung group accepts responsibility and apologises over an outbreak of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (Mers) at one of the company's medical centres.
The UK government's stake in Lloyds Banking Group has fallen to below 17% after more shares were sold to private investors.
Canadian DJ Joel Zimmerman, also known as Deadmau5, settles his trademark "mouse head" dispute with Disney.
Factory activity in the world's second largest economy, China, contracts for a fourth month in a row in June, but the sector did show signs of stabilising.
Japanese shares hit a 15-year high, following the global rally elsewhere on hopes that Greece will reach a deal with its creditors to avoid a default.
It's a big day in China - the "gaokao" results which determine who gets into university are released for nine million students.
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With household budgets squeezed, the health and fitness club sector has not been growing much, but two types of club are thriving.
Home and lifestyle firm Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia is being sold for $353m (£223m) to the clothes brand management firm Sequential Brands.
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Greece proposes new taxes on businesses and the wealthy as part of plans to end the deadlock on its debt crisis, amid hopes of a deal this week.
Greece's Economy Minister Giorgos Stathakis tells the BBC's Robert Peston that he believes Greece's new proposals to balance the government's books have broken the deadlock with its creditors.
French telecoms giant Numericable-SFR makes a €10bn offer for rival Bouygues Telecom, sending its share price sharply higher, but the government expresses reservations.
Stock markets rise on hopes a deal may finally be agreed between Greece and its creditors, after Athens submitted fresh proposals to avoid defaulting on its debts.
Secret encryption keys can be stolen using a cheap gadget so small it could be concealed inside some pitta bread.
Apple Music reverses its payment policy, a day after Taylor Swift said she was refusing to allow the company to stream her album 1989.
Four in 10 students graduating this year do not believe their courses have been good value for money, a survey for BBC 5 live suggests.