The engineering giant Rolls-Royce was tonight revealed to be co-operating with the authorities in Brazil as they investigate a multi-billion-dollar bribery scandal at the state-run oil company Petrobras.
China's economic problems are "unlikely" to derail plans to raise interest rates in the UK, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney has claimed.
An office worker looks at the FTSE 100 index, which lost 6.7% during August, its worst performance since May 2012. Photograph: Lauren Hurley/PA.
Business Secretary Sajid Javid has ordered an investigation into the "abuse" of tipping in restaurants. This follows reports that some restaurant chains are regularly holding back some or all of the tips meant for their staff.
'Homes and businesses n Lancashire were first warned to boil their water before use on 6 August.' Photograph: Nick Ansell/PA.