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Mining company Glencore reports a fall in half-year profits but says it is aiming to cut its debt pile at a faster rate this year.
The boss of Lloyds regrets the "adverse publicity and damage" caused by recent media coverage of his personal life.
Why did Sir Richard Branson plunge into a row with Jeremy Corbyn - and why nearly a week after the incident?
The Los Angeles Lakers have signed Chinese Olympian and power forward Yi Jianlian following his performance in Rio.
The UK is a nation of shoppers unfazed by the EU referendum result when spending on plastic, says a trade body representing the major banks.
India is investigating a massive data leak from French shipbuilder DCNS that revealed crucial details about submarines being built for the Indian navy.
Australia's national carrier Qantas posts a record annual profit of A$1.42bn ($1.1bn, £820m), nearly doubling last year's result.
The Australian woman credited with creating the burkini says bans on the full-bodied Islamic swimsuit in France have boosted sales.
Giving up your high-flying job as a lawyer in Shanghai to become a professional home organiser may be an unusual choice for many, but that's exactly what Han Yien did.
Tesla Motors unveils a new battery pack for its cars that boss Elon Musk says marks a profound milestone for the speed and distance of its electric vehicles.
The Scottish government is to publish its latest calculation of taxation and spending in Scotland, as a guide to the health of Scotland's public services.
The sporting goods giants of Nike and Adidas are both looking to sell their golf club businesses. The BBC looks at what some of the reasons may be.
Virgin Trains questions footage showing Jeremy Corbyn sitting on the floor of a "ram-packed" service, saying he had walked past available seats.
The Ashley Madison dating site had "inadequate" security systems and used fake icons to make people think it was safe, reveals a report.
US new home sales jumped in July to the fastest pace in nearly nine years, according to official figures.
Melissa McCarthy overtakes Scarlett Johansson in Forbes' annual rich list, while Jennifer Lawrence remains the world's highest-paid actress.
The FTSE-100 index rose by 40 points on Tuesday to close at 6,869, boosted by shares in leading mining and housebuilding firms.
The gap between the hourly earnings of the two sexes becomes steadily wider after women have children, in part because mothers miss out on promotions, a study says.
Around 1.6 million families are living with extreme debt problems, according to a report from the TUC.
The BBC looks at the latest impact of the Brexit vote on the UK's economy, and housing and jobs markets.