(BBC) Airlines are accused of keeping millions of pounds for themselves which ought to be refunded to passengers.
China renews Google's licence to operate in China, the internet giant says, ending a long-running stand-off between the two.
(BBC) The International Monetary Fund slightly raises its forecast for global economic growth to 4.5%, driven by China and India.
BP says its bill for the Gulf of Mexico oil leak has reached $2.65bn (£1.76bn), after rising $300m over the last three days.
Leaders at the G20 summit in Canada agree the richest members will halve their budget deficits within three years.
(BBC) The US Congress all but finalises the biggest reform of US financial regulation since the Great Depression.
The US will issue an order for a new moratorium on deep water oil drilling in the Gulf of Mexico after a court blocked an earlier ban.
(BBC) China indicates it will allow the yuan to rise, after Western criticism it is being kept artificially low, but releases no details.
(BBC) BP's directors plan to suspend the oil giant's regular shareholder payment, the BBC learns, after US pressure.
Wall Street shares fall more than 3% after latest US unemployment data shows fewer jobs were created in May than expected.
(BBC) Figures show the US economy is continuing to grow, with both factory output and the services sector still expanding.
(BBC) World stock markets put in some strong rises, boosted by supportive comments from China on the strength of the euro.
(BBC) Global stock markets bounce back on Wednesday after heavy losses the previous day.
Europe calls for new national taxes on banks to prevent taxpayers having to pay for future financial meltdowns.
(BBC) Share markets were rocked on Tuesday - but US shares closed steady despite big falls for the rest of the world's major traders.
The US Senate passes a bill providing the most sweeping overhaul of financial regulations since the 1930s.
(BBC) Greece has received the first tranche of a huge loan intended to rescue the nation's embattled economy, the EU says.
(BBC) Eight banks are facing a US investigation into the rating of their mortgage products, the BBC understands.
(BBC) The European Commission wants EU countries to co-ordinate plans for national budgets in a move to strengthen financial co-operation.
(BBC) Stock markets fall after global shares surged on Monday in the wake of a deal to tackle Europe's debt crisis.
Global stock markets jump after Europe agrees measures to try to stop the Greek debt crisis affecting other countries.
(BBC) Inside China's unique brand of hybrid capitalism
(BBC) The euro continues its slide against the dollar amid a loss of investor confidence in some European economies.
(BBC) The BBC looks at the Greece-effect on stock markets
The head of the IMF warns that the crisis in Greece could spread across Europe, as pressure grows on Germany to support a bail-out.
(BBC) The IMF says it is making progress in its loan talks with Greece and will have a package ready in time to meet the country's needs.
(BBC) US car giant General Motors has repaid $8.1bn (£5.2bn) in loans it received from the US and Canadian governments.
(BBC) Banks and other financial institutions across the world face two new big taxes to fund future bank bail-outs, the BBC learns.
Zimbabwe President Mugabe denies a law forcing large firms to be majority-owned by "indigenous people", is being shelved.
Leaders of the 16 eurozone nations agree a package of 30bn in emergency loans for Greece, as it battles a debt crisis.
Rio Tinto signs a deal with China to develop a huge iron ore project in Guinea, days before four of its executives go on trial in Shanghai.
(BBC) Draft legislation is passed by a committee of the European Parliament to extend maternity leave to 20 weeks on full pay.
(BBC) The gap between rich and poor is wider now than 40 years ago, a government-commissioned panel has reported.
(BBC) Oil giant Shell and Malaysia's state-run Petronas finalise a contract to develop Iraq's large Majnoon oil field.
Internet giant Google says it may end operations in China after hackers targeted Chinese human rights activists' e-mail accounts.
Chinese exports rose 17.7% in December, suggesting it has overtaken Germany as the world's largest exporter, say reports.
Iceland's president refuses to authorise the repayment of money lost in the country's banking crisis, demanding a referendum.
(BBC) Iceland's parliament narrowly backs a deal to repay British and Dutch governments over the collapse of the Icesave bank.
(BBC) A Chinese writer, Mian Mian, is taking Google to court in Beijing overs its plan to create a digital library of books.
(BBC) Copenhagen gave few incentives for clean economy
(BBC) Europe has agreed a deal to cut tariffs on banana imports, signalling the end of the world's longest-running trade dispute.
A consortium led by Shell wins the rights to develop Iraq's giant Majnoon oil field, while another contract is given to a Chinese firm.
(BBC) Dubai's stock market slides for the second consecutive day on continuing fears about leading companies' ability to repay debts.
Worries about Dubai's debt problems spill over into a second day of trading, leading to more uncertainty on the markets.
German rail operator Deutsche Bahn signs a 17bn euro contract to build rail and underground lines in Qatar and Bahrain.
(BBC) Iceland says it has reached a new agreement over the repaying of $5bn (£3bn) lost by Dutch and UK savers.
(BBC) Iraq's cabinet ratifies a deal with a British and a Chinese energy company to develop the giant southern oilfield in Rumaila.
World leaders at the G20 summit have agreed tough financial rules to avert another global crisis, US President Barack Obama says.