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China cannot be a "free rider" when it comes to global trade, the EU's trade commissioner, Karel De Gucht, warns.
It is a decade since the first person in the UK used a chip and pin card to pay for goods.
The British Chambers of Commerce say the number of small and medium sized business actively exporting has risen - but there needs to be better support for UK manufacturing.
The BBC talks to Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales about Yahoo's acquisition of Tumblr, in a $1.1bn deal.
US drugs maker Actavis, itself the subject of bid speculation, agrees to buy Dublin-based rival Warner Chilcott for $8.5bn (£5.6bn) including debt.
Financial expert Martin Lewis said it was "time we had a little more fairness" from American firms such as Amazon, Starbucks and Google over their tax affairs in the UK.
Why Yahoo thinks blogging platform Tumblr is worth more than $1bn
People who receive tax credits are being warned about scam emails being sent out by fraudsters in an attempt to gather card details and passwords.
Transport company FirstGroup has announced a £615m rights issue in a bid reduce its debt after its full year profit dropped by over a third.
Energy customers can face choices including a "two-year capped price plan 2" or a "blue plus price promise February 2015" when choosing gas and electricity tariffs.
Ricoh Arena owners ACL say they are baffled by reports saying that Coventry City now intend to build a new stadium.
JP Morgan chairman and chief executive Jamie Dimon is facing a shareholder revolt as investors prepare to vote on whether he should be allowed to keep both jobs.
New European scheduled flights to Amsterdam, Paris, Milan and Geneva are announced by Cambridge Airport.
The upswing in global stock markets continues with another strong start to the week that has seen shares climbing in Asia, and the return of day traders.
High inflation has cost the UK economy £10bn over the last three years, says an influential report, and has now become a "permanent fixture".
The Today programme's business news with Simon Jack.
Discount airline Ryanair reports record full-year profits and rising revenues despite soaring fuel costs, but hits out at "bizarre" EU takeover decision.
A number of prominent business leaders accuse those calling for Britain to leave the European Union of "putting politics before economics".
David Cameron has called on British overseas territories to "get their house in order" and sign up to international treaties on tax.
Yahoo's board approves a deal to buy New York-based blogging service Tumblr for $1.1bn (£725m), US media reports say.