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Facebook plots first steps into health care

Facebook already knows who your friends are and the kind of things you like. Soon, it could also know the state of your health.

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Euro zone business activity hits 10-month low

Business activity in the euro zone fell to a 10-month low in September as the downturn in two of the region’s biggest economies weighed.

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Air France strike boosts Easyjet

Easyjet shares rise after the airline raises its annual profit forecast, thanks to a strong end to its financial year and the impact of the Air France strike.

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More pensioners to get energy help

An extra 200,000 pensioners will get help with their energy bills this winter, the government has announced.

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HK protests ‘cost retailers millions’

Hong Kong’s protests may have cost retailers more than $2bn Hong Kong dollars (£175,7m), ANZ bank estimates as China bans travel permits from mainland.

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VIDEO: Durga Puja’s temple made of biscuits

A pavilion made largely of biscuits has featured at the Durga Puja festival in northern Calcutta.

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JP Morgan customer accounts hacked

JP Morgan says it suffered a massive cyber attack affecting 76 million private and seven million business customers in the US.

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Toyota plans for a fuel cell future

Japan’s Toyota says it will prove its critics wrong again

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US craft beer makers turn to British hops

Thirst for US craft beer boosts exports of British hops

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How Bill Gross became too hot for Pimco to handle

Bill Gross’ abrupt departure from Pimco was preceded by months of clashes that got progressively worse, according to sources.