The latest stories from the Business section of the BBC News web site.
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The number of people taking out mortgages with UK banks has fallen slightly, according to the British Bankers Association.
Diageo, the world's biggest Scotch whisky distiller, offers to sell the Whyte & Mackay business to appease competition authorities.
Nearly £900m of student loans are sold to a debt management firm as part of government efforts to balance the nation's books.
The government is to introduce a new law to cap the cost of payday loans, with the level to be set by the new Financial Conduct Authority.
The race to commercialise marine renewable energy
Apple purchases PrimeSense, an Israeli firm that specialises in making 3D motion detection technology.
A BBC investigation finds working conditions at an Amazon warehouse in the UK that an expert in stress says could cause "mental and physical illness".
Why is everyone so angry about electricity?
A profile of Luke Johnson, the UK serial entrepreneur who made his first fortune growing Pizza Express, and now runs a host of businesses.
Have UK firms lost out in building Ethiopia's new railway?
Sport must tackle the big business of match-fixing
The legislation giving the government the power to build the HS2 high-speed rail line between London and Birmingham is to go before Parliament.
Swiss voters reject a proposal that would have limited executive pay to 12 times that of the lowest paid.
The Racing Post promises "stringent" new measures to prevent a repeat of a security breach on its website.
A report claiming RBS put some "good and viable" businesses into default for profit, has been referred to City regulators by the business secretary.
The row over the Co-op Bank's ex-boss intensifies with Labour claiming a return to "nasty party" tactics while Conservatives say questions need answering.
Price comparison websites (PCWs) are to be investigated by the financial services regulator to see if customers are being misled.
Fifteen airlines are warned about the risk of ice forming on Boeing's new 747-8 and 787 Dreamliner planes when flying at high altitude.
Every year consumers spend around £1 billion on extended warranties for electrical purchases.
An independent inquiry will look into "events at the Co-op Bank" dating back to 2008, as its former chairman is bailed as part of a drugs investigation.