Executives of Europe's biggest banks are under pressure to surrender their bonuses after six companies were fined a record 1.7 billion euros ($2.3 billion) for manipulating benchmark interest rates.
Ministers are hoping to halt the creep of wind farms across the countryside by offering larger cash incentives to build them at sea.
The government has unveiled its infrastructure spending plan for the next two decades, describing it as "a blueprint for Britain".
Computer maker Hewlett-Packard (HP) is poised to axe more than 1,100 jobs in the UK as part of plans to lay off 27,000 employees around the world.
Eurotunnel is to be allowed to continue to offer ferry services from Dover after a ban by the UK Competition Commission was overturned on appeal.