23 April 2014 Last updated at 21:47

Facebook earnings surge on mobile adsMark Zuckerberg

Facebook reports growing earnings on surging mobile advertising revenue as chief finance officer David Ebersman prepares to leave.


Primark signPrimark to open its first US stores

Clothing retailer Primark is to open its first US stores, beginning with a 70,000 sq-ft shop in Boston.

Wayne Rooney playing for EnglandFA hit by drop in broadcast money

The Football Association was hit by a £34m drop in broadcasting rights income last season compared with 2011-12.

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Is the UK becoming more productive?

The Bank of England has become more optimistic that the UK's poor productivity performance may at last be improving - as it signals no urgent need for interest rates to rise.

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