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Housebuilder Persimmon reports a 29% jump in first-half profits and says customer interest since the Brexit vote has been "robust".
BBC News visits an annual bus competition designed to test handling and fuel efficiency, which helps a UK bus group choose the next generation of vehicles.
Getting on the property ladder can be tough for home buyers the world over, but in Australia the property dream is slipping away for many.
For many Australians the dream of owning their own property is slipping away. But could a shared ownership scheme help address the affordability crisis in Sydney, the country's most expensive city?
After the New Zealand rugby team discover a listening device in their Sydney hotel meeting room, we examine just how much spying technology has advanced in recent years.
The number of second-hand cars sold in the UK has reached its highest level yet with more than four million vehicles sold in the first half of this year.
Four sponsors have now dropped disgraced US Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte, including swimwear manufacturer Speedo and fashion label Ralph Lauren.
One of the UK's most respected investors, Neil Woodford, scraps bonuses because they are "largely ineffective" in boosting performance.
Google rolls out a new version of Android that allows mobile devices to run two apps simultaneously on the same screen.
Personal finance expert Claer Barrett says there is a danger people will pay more than they should if they fail to check the amount before tapping their card.
Share prices in London close 30 points lower, dragged down by a fall in mining stocks.
US basketball star Kobe Bryant has formed a partnership with venture capitalist Jeff Stibel to launch a $100m (£76m) investment fund.
Tourism in the UK will "hold up well" in 2016 after the Brexit vote but fewer jobs than expected will be created in the longer term, executives have said.
More help is needed to stop pregnant women and new mothers from "losing out" in the workplace, Citizens Advice says.
Carmaker Volkswagen introduces short-time working at six of its plants in Germany amid a dispute with two external suppliers.
US pharmaceutical giant Pfizer confirms it will buy a cancer drug firm Medivation for about $14bn (£10.7bn).
After discovering Apple's Siri pronounced her surname incorrectly, singer Barbra Streisand sets the record straight.
The use of contactless payments in the first half of the year outstripped use in the whole of 2015 as consumers switched from cash to cards.
India appoints a government insider as the new head of its central bank. Can Urjit Patel emerge from his predecessor "rock star" Raghuram Rajan's shadow?
What are the issues new Reserve Bank of India governor, Urjit Patel, will have to deal with?