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Equifax agrees $700m penalty over mass data breach
Credit reference agency Equifax has agreed to pay up to $700m (£560m) in a settlement with US regulators over a data breach in 2017.
Whirlpool recalls 500,000 fire-risk tumble dryers
Whirlpool has begun a recall of an estimated 500,000 tumble dryers over fire risk concerns - after it was ordered by the government to take action.
Mobile operators agree to cut charges for out-of-contract customers
A number of UK mobile phone operators have agreed to cut charges for out-of-contract customers as research by Ofcom found they were overpaying £182m a year.
Homebase saves Bathstore - but 200 jobs still at risk
Homebase has bought collapsed bathroom specialist Bathstore, saving around 175 jobs, but leaving 200 more hanging in the balance.
Air passengers could see carbon charge added automatically
Passengers could have a carbon offsetting charge automatically added to the cost of airline tickets under plans being considered by ministers aimed at cutting emissions.
Government confirms pay rises for teachers, soldiers, doctors and police
Almost a million public sector workers will receive an above-inflation pay rise, the government has announced.
Avengers: Endgame breaks Avatar's 10-year record to become highest-grossing film ever
After 10 years at the top, Avatar has been overtaken by Avengers: Endgame as the highest-grossing film ever.
De La Rue snared by City row over bosses' pensions
The beleaguered banknote printer De La Rue has become ensnared in the deepening row between the City and corporate Britain over the scale of pension contributions lavished on their bosses.
Volvo recalling 500,000 cars worldwide over faulty engine component amid fire risk fears
Volvo is recalling 507,000 cars worldwide after an investigation discovered a faulty engine component which could cause the vehicles to catch fire.
Metro Bank confirms loan book sale talks
Troubled high street lender Metro Bank has confirmed that it is in talks "regarding the potential sale of a loan portfolio" - after details emerged of a possible deal with a major US hedge fund.