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Nissan says it plans to recall about 841,000 vehicles worldwide due to a faulty steering wheel.
JP Morgan's international bank division has been fined £3m by the Financial Conduct Authority for failures in client advice and record-keeping.
The firm which acted as administrators for the former Rangers Football Club is cleared of any conflict of interest over its appointment.
The UK's economy grew at 0.3% in the first three months of the year, official figures confirm, but concerns remain over the strength of the recovery.
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Micro-blogging site Twitter says it is bringing in a two-step login for users to beef up security following recent high-profile breaches.
Ford Motor says it will shut all its Australian manufacturing plants by October 2016, after more than 85 years making cars in the country.
In recent years there has been an ever-growing number of competition schemes for would-be entrepreneurs, as the BBC's Will Smale reports.
Why Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru want to form a new trade bloc
Europe's tax chief on how to squeeze the corporate Apples
Hewlett-Packard shares leap in after-hours trading, despite quarterly results showing a seventh consecutive fall in sales.
Airbnb tells its members "we are not going anywhere", after a judge in New York ruled a man who rented out his apartment on the site broke the law.
A dedicated sports and life sciences college could be built on the site of the Don Valley Stadium, Sheffield City Council announces.
US Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke tells Congress that it is too soon to end the central bank's monetary stimulus programme or raise interest rates.
Getting ready for bookless libraries
The damage from the Oklahoma tornado could reach $2bn (£1.3bn), the Oklahoma Insurance Department warns, although many tenants may have no insurance cover.
Indian fast bowler S Sreesanth, arrested last week over allegations of spot-fixing in the Indian Premier League, insists he is innocent.
Bundesliga warns moving the 2022 World Cup to the Qatari winter could lead to legal challenges by European leagues.
The UK economy is still a long way from "a strong and sustainable recovery", the International Monetary Fund warns.
Manchester City launches its new kit after signing a deal with US sportswear giant Nike reported to be worth £72m ($109m) over six years.