Three-way fight

Once synonymous with cheap flights and pre-breakfast pints – is Stansted Airport about to become glamorous?

State pension gender gap ‘narrowing too slowly’

Men still receive an average of £28 more a week in state pension than women despite reforms, says Which?.

Six shops defying the High Street downturn

It’s not all doom and gloom for UK retailers, some are managing to buck the trend.

Farmers hit by record straw prices

Low stocks and high demand for straw have combined to push prices to historic highs.

Brexit uncertainty could delay interest rate rise

The governor of the Bank of England has said that an interest rate rise is “likely” this year, but any increases will be gradual.

Nissan to cut hundreds of UK jobs

The carmaker will reduce its Sunderland workforce by hundreds amid a decline in sales of diesel cars.

Why we have changed our market data pages

The reasons behind changes to the market data service on BBC News Online.

Wells Fargo hit by record $1bn penalty

The third-largest US bank is fined for issues at its car insurance and mortgage businesses.

Race management

This weekend’s London Marathon will make 90,000 compostable cups available for runners.

Trump targets Opec over high oil prices

The US President criticises producer group Opec and says high oil prices “will not be accepted”.

Will Africa’s open skies project take off?

Challenges lay ahead for Africa’s airlines as they are granted greater access to the continent.

Rampa Rammopo: ‘Our privately-owned airport is expanding’

Privately-owned Lanseria airport in South Africa has big ambitions to increase its capacity.

Barclays boss Jes Staley faces penalty for ‘conduct breach’

Regulators the FCA and PRA allege Jes Staley breached rules in trying to identify a whistleblower.

Royal Mail boss Moya Greene to retire

The Canadian who oversaw the privatisation of the postal service will step down in June.

Solar sailing

How can you create public transport in the jungle without polluting it? The isolated Achuar peoples of Ecuador have created an ingenious solution.

Meet the robots that can pick and plant better than we can

Farmers are turning to robots to plant seedlings and pick produce because of human worker shortages.

Premier League club revenues soar to £4.5bn

England’s top 20 teams posted record revenues and also bounced back into profit in the 2016-17 season.

Poorest families ‘going without food or power’

Citizens Advice says hundreds of thousands of UK families cannot afford to put money in their meters

Shire faces bid battle from Allergan and Takeda

Allergan may bid for the London-listed rare diseases drug maker after Takeda confirms interest.

House of Fraser calls in KPMG to draw up turnaround plan

The department store chain has asked KPMG to look at options which may involve store closures and job losses.

Questions over Conservative donor tax probe

HMRC denies refusing to assist with a probe into a French telecoms firm because it had been a Tory donor.

John McDonnell says Labour offering the City ‘new start’

A Labour government would offer bankers a seat at the table on policy making, John McDonnell says

Why is Billy Bragg at the Bank of England?

The last time the singer was at the Bank he was “kettled” – this time he’s talking economic reform.

Why shopping needs to be more fun

The entrepreneur who brought Tiger to the UK says shops need an “emotional connection” with customers.

The office where the average age of employees is just 25

Staff say they focus on a “life-life” balance, not a work-life balance.

PPI complaints soar as Arnie tells people to ‘do it now’

The number of complaints about PPI has jumped, following adverts featuring Schwarzenegger .

Debenhams sales hit by ‘Beast from the East’

Profits crash at the department store chain as freezing weather takes its toll on sales.

Rogue landlords ‘should have properties confiscated’

MPs are calling for landlords who exploit their tenants to have their properties taken away.

Casino operator Wynn Resorts adds three women to board

Wynn is continuing to grapple with sexual misconduct allegations regarding former head Steve Wynn.

Commonwealth Bank charged fees to dead clients, inquiry hears

One Commonwealth Bank customer had been deceased for 11 years, an inquiry hears.