21 November 2014
Ten days before the Autumn Statement, the government still looks set to overshoot its borrowing target for the year, even though October's deficit is slightly lower than year earlier.
Labour urges the government to ensure people taking advantage of new pension freedoms next April are not ripped off by financial firms.
Aviva and Friends Life are in talks about a possible £5.6bn merger deal, the two insurance companies have said.
Government borrowing fell to £7.7bn in October, official figures show, down £0.2bn from a year earlier.
American airline Delta replaces its old Boeing planes in a $14bn order for 50 Airbus wide-body jets powered by Rolls Royce engines
Haile Gebrselassie on his move from athletics to the boardroom
Are 0% interest credit card deals a good idea?
The mammoth corruption scandal surrounding Brazil's oil colossus Petrobras
What are the root causes of F1's financial troubles?
Space agency plans Mars mission with plastic bricks
How crowd investment platforms are shaking up start-up land
China's growing demand for Turkmenistan's gas
How McDonald's changed its menu to succeed in India
Are child labour laws a step back for advancing Bolivia?
What would you get if you sold everything in the UK?
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