Apple has said it is "deeply offended" by a BBC investigation into conditions for workers involved in manufacturing its devices.
Although facing a difficult year, the UK oil industry is certainly not close to a collapse as suggested by some insiders, Sir Ian Wood has said.
Shares in WPP led a broad rally on the FTSE 100 on Friday after a broker upgrade brought some seasonal cheer to the world's biggest advertising agency.
Fines paid by banks in the foreign exchange scandal have improved the UK's public finances overall, giving Chancellor George Osborne a break as he tries to show voters he can keep on bringing down the deficit.
A US private equity firm has admitted defeat in its attempt to redevelop an estate in east London and sold it to a social housing foundation after an 18-month battle that highlighted the shortage of affordable homes in the capital.