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Shares in engineering firm Rolls-Royce fall 11.5% after the company warns of falling revenues as trade sanctions against Russia begin to bite.
Glasgow hotels enjoyed a significant lift in room rates during July, helped by the Commonwealth Games.
US investment bank Morgan Stanley reports an 87% jump in profits to $1.65bn (£1bn) in the three months to the end of September.
Can Huawei be China's first global brand?
US shares crept lower on Thursday, tracking big losses on European and Asian stock markets
Where did it all go wrong for Europe's biggest economy?
Virgin Money delays its planned October stock market flotation until investor sentiment improves.
Russians put a brave face on the ban on Western food, but some businesses are suffering, Sarah Rainsford reports from Moscow.
The prospect of an interest rate rise before the general election has receded sharply.
Shares in luxury shoemaker Jimmy Choo rise on their London market debut after stepping out at the lower end of their pricing range.
Asian shares were mixed in trading on Friday after better-than expected economic data out of the US eased global growth fears.
Virgin Australia will buyout loss-making budget carrier Tiger Airways Australia for A$1 (£0.54), the airline said on Friday.
As oil prices fall, who will be the winners and losers?
The world's fastest ambulance, the world's speediest border, a fully functional mobile courtroom - the UAE's smart government technology on show at Gitex.
The world's fastest ambulance has been revealed at the Gitex technology show in Dubai.
US firm Chiquita rejects an offer from Brazilian billionaires Joseph Safra and José Luís Cutrale that would have valued the firm at $1.3bn, saying the offer was 'inadequate'.
Share prices in the US fell before recovering on Thursday, breaking the slide seen in markets across Europe as fears of a global economic slowdown mount.
Internet giant Google reports third-quarter profits of $2.8bn, down 5% from the same period a year earlier, sending shares lower in after-hours trading.
Two British ex-Rabobank traders are charged by the US Department of Justice with manipulating the Libor rate, bringing the total number of ex-Rabobank employees charged to six.
London Mining calls in administrators after running out of cash to operate iron ore mine in Ebola-hit Sierra Leone.