Apple chief executive Tim Cook has publicly acknowledged his sexuality, saying that he is "proud to be gay". Mr Cook made his announcement to try to help people struggling with their identity, he wrote in a Bloomberg Businessweek article.
BT saw its profits surge by 13 per cent in the second quarter as thousands more households signed up for its superfast broadband and sports TV.
LONDON (Reuters) - Royal Dutch Shell (RDSa.L) has outpaced peers with a forecast-beating rise in quarterly profit and said it would spend heavily next year on key projects, even as oil majors prepare to weather the full impact of a sharp drop in oil prices.
The economy in the U.S. expanded more than forecast in the third quarter, capping its strongest six months in more than a decade, as gains in government spending and a shrinking trade deficit made up for a slowdown in household purchases.
National Australia Bank, parent company of Clydesdale Bank and Yorkshire Bank, may be underestimating the amount of money it needs to set aside to compensate victims of mis-selling.