The CBI's director general, Carolyn Fairbairn, on government investment in R&D: 'Is that really the best we can do? Numbers so small they round down to zero?
Economists are already betting that the eurozone economy's strong start to the year will prove to be a blip after companies across the 19-country bloc indicated that they expanded at a less than impressive pace in April.
The median salary earned by a UK worker is �27,600 - but, including a generous bonus, that more than triples at the nation's best-paying employer.
Brazilian prosecutors have filed a USD 43.4 billion lawsuit against BHP Billiton and Vale over the Samarco mine dam burst that killed 19 and wreaked environmental havoc.
Royal Bank of Scotland has been eye-balling its shareholders at the annual general meeting in Edinburgh, with a warning that the legacy of its misdeeds requires yet more clearing up.