Construction workers eating lunch in front of an artist's impression of the Central Business District in Beijing, China. Photograph: Ng Han Guan/AP.
Lotus, the British sports car maker, is being bought by China's Geely. The purchase is part of a deal by Geely to buy a 49.9% stake in Malaysian carmaker Proton, which owns Lotus.
A "dramatic" increase in the number of older cohabiting couples could lead to more people missing out on valuable tax breaks and state pension rights, analysis by an insurer suggests.
Tesco will see what impact the ban on 5p bags has on customers in the selected stores. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg/Getty Images.
A �200m settlement between Royal Bank of Scotland and thousands of aggrieved shareholders has been hit by further delays after it emerged that lawyers were having difficulty tracking down some investors to ask them to agree the deal.