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Leaders of the G8 major economies have agreed new measures to clamp down on money launderers, illegal tax evaders and corporate tax avoiders.
Chrysler agrees to recall 2.7 million Jeeps that could be at risk of fuel tank fires, after initially refusing a US government request to do so.
Deloitte is suspended for one year from doing consulting work in New York after regulators criticised its work at Standard Chartered on anti-money laundering issues.
The rate of consumer price index (CPI) inflation increased to 2.7% in May, up from 2.4% in April, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) has said.
Ministers say agreements reached with internet firms will lead to a "fundamental change" in how images of child abuse are dealt with online.
Leaders of the G8 major economies agree plan to clamp down on money launderers, illegal tax evaders and corporate tax avoiders.
The president of the European Commission, Jose Manuel Barroso, has told the BBC that the proposed trade deal between the US and the EU would create jobs, but may take up to two years to negotiate.
New car sales across Europe fell to their lowest level in two decades in May as the deepening recession hurt demand.
Thousands of people march through Brazil's largest city, Sao Paulo, over rising public transport prices and the cost of staging the 2014 World Cup.
A former stunt double for Angelina Jolie sues News Corp in the US, accusing the company of hacking into her phone to gain information about the star.
Huawei unveils the world's slimmest smartphone saying the handset will work "miracles" for its brand.
The lower house of Switzerland's parliament refuses to discuss a bill that would allow Swiss banks to pass client information to the US tax authorities.
Easyjet has agreed to buy 135 new aircraft from Airbus, in a deal announced on the second day of the Paris Air Show.
The rate of consumer price index (CPI) inflation increased to 2.7% in May, up from 2.4% in April, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) says.
Chinese telecommunications firm Huawei unveils its latest mobile handset, which the company says is the thinnest on the market.
The bosses of the Lloyds Banking Group tell MPs that they knew there was a black hole in the accounts of the Co-op Bank, four months before a vital deal with them collapsed.
A retail veteran so frustrated at the lack of progress on tackling High Street decline, has decided to come up with his own strategy to try and boost the UK's struggling town centres.
Former UBS and Citigroup trader Tom Hayes is charged by the Serious Fraud Office over Libor.
Building Societies are warning the government about a future house price bubble, unless it plans how to end its Help to Buy programme.
Pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca is to set up its new global headquarters at the Cambridge Biomedical Campus.