Italian energy group Eni says it has found one of the world's largest natural gas fields off Egypt's coast. The company said the area was 1,450m (4,757 feet) beneath the surface and covered 100 sq km (60 sq miles).
London-based satellite operator Inmarsat today launched its third Global Xpress satellite as it looks to expand its next-generation network.
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.
The abuse of tipping by restaurants is to be the subject of an investigation launched by Business Secretary Sajid Javid. It could lead to a cap being introduced on the proportion of tips restaurants can withhold from staff.
Costs have been driven down - a solar panel has dropped by nearly two thirds since 2011, and the price of wind power has halved in the past four years - making the energy source increasingly attractive to the general public.