The latest stories from the Business section of the BBC News web site.
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UK house sales rose to their highest level for more than three years in the three months to May, surveyors say, with predictions of more to come.
Sony retains the upper hand at games expo
The Today programme's business news with Simon Jack.
Lloyds Banking Group has admitted shortcomings in the way complaints about the mis-selling of payment protection insurance were handled.
The European Commission is threatening EU member states with legal action if they do not take steps to implement a more centralised air traffic control system.
Northern Ireland is building an international reputation as a film and TV location, with series including Game of Thrones filmed there.
Caithness Stone industries, which supplied stone for the Scottish Parliament building, goes into administration.
The Competition Commission has provisionally cleared a planned merger between drinks makers AG Barr and Britvic
Sony has revealed that it plans to sell the PlayStation 4 for £349, making it £80 cheaper than Microsoft's Xbox One launch price
Sony has revealed that it plans to sell the PlayStation 4 for £349, making it £80 cheaper than Microsoft's Xbox One launch price.
The United Kingdom's trade and investment minister, Lord Stephen Green, is in Asia on a two week trip drumming up business for his flagging economy at home.
Beyond Singapore's clean streets and strong job market, the financial incentive of a low tax rate is, for many, one of its biggest pull factors.
Air India, which has not made a profit since 2007, is pinning its hopes on Boeing's fuel efficient Dreamliner aircraft to help its revival plans.
Online helpers find new uses for old inventions
A new report says cycle tourism is worth up to £239m and makes the case for Scotland being branded a "must visit" cycle destination.
India's new plan to tackle tax avoiders - send in the musicians
A plan for current account customers to switch bank or building society within seven working days has moved a step closer with the publication of the system's guarantee.
The super-competitive world of getting a good internship
Estimated global reserves of shale oil could increase total world crude resources by 11%, according to a US government report.
A German court has ruled a bank supervisor was unfairly fired for missing a multi-million-euro error by a clerk who fell asleep during a transaction.