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US Senate delays $1.1tn budget vote

The US Senate pushes back a vote on a $1.1tn budget to Monday, after the bill clears the House of Representatives in a close vote.

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Sony hack forces production shutdown: Report

Sony’s high profile hack may have forced the studio to shut production on some films, according to a report.

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Airports recover after system failure

Airports are returning to normal, although about 40 flights were cancelled at Heathrow, the day after a computer failure at the UK’s air traffic control centre.

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Chocolate drought a ‘fair trade’ issue: Torres

The way to nip the global chocolate shortage in the bud is to pay farmers more, a famous candy-maker tells CNBC.

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Bakken-Cushing pipeline project slammed shut

A pipeline that would have carried Bakken crude from North Dakota to Oklahoma has been shelved.

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VIDEO: Yodel boss sorry over Christmas delay

Courier firm Yodel has apologised about delivery delays and has promised parcels will get to customers in time for Christmas.

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VIDEO: Millions of homes ‘at risk’ of floods

Almost one year on from the wettest winter on record, millions of UK homes are still not adequately prepared for possible flooding.

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US Congress readies new sanctions on Russia

U.S. lawmakers were expected on Friday to approve new sanctions on Russian weapons companies and investors in the country’s high-tech oil projects.

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Post Office settles disability case

An actress with dwarfism who was unable to reach chip-and-pin machines in a post office has her disability discrimination case settled by the company.

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VIDEO: Post Office settles disability case

An actress with dwarfism who could not reach chip-and-pin machines in a post office has had her discrimination case settled by the company.