David Cameron says a future Conservative government would cut taxes for thirty million people as he delivers his party conference speech.
Sainsbury's has reported a fall in sales for the third quarter in a row as the supermarket price wars begin to take their toll.
Thousands of customers trying to renew their car tax online are experiencing problems with the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) website.
The US dollar continued its rally on Wednesday, hovering near a four-year high against major currencies, and analysts say there is more to come.
Tesco says it has been notified by the Financial Conduct Authority that it is under investigation following its admission that it overstated its half-year profit guidance by £250m.
Lloyds is offering home buyers free iPad mini tablets in an intensifying mortgage war between major banks.
The UK manufacturing sector grew at its slowest pace for 17 months in September as a result of the strong pound and weakness in the eurozone, a survey indicates.
The Ministry of Defence awards £3.2bn of contracts for the maintenance of the Royal Navy fleet, securing 7,500 jobs.
The French government says it will reduce its budget deficit to below the EU threshold of 3% of GDP by 2017, two years later than promised.
Supermarket shares lead the FTSE lower after Sainsbury's reports another fall in sales and warns there is no sign of an improvement in trading.
As it happened: Comment and reaction to the FCA investigating Tesco, Sainsbury's fall in sales and other developments in the business world.
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