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Campaigners hail Apple shareholder move

Apple’s decision to give shareholders a greater say in boardroom appointments is a significant victory, campaigners have said. The FT reports.

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Asia stocks mixed; Shanghai leads losses

Asian equities turned mixed on Thursday, dragged by a sell-off on the mainland, knocking the region’s Christmas cheer before the holiday period.

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What’s it like working in John Lewis at Christmas?

What’s it like working in John Lewis at Christmas?

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Savers warned about 1 January changes

Savers are being reminded they may need to move some cash to guarantee full protection should their bank go bust.

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Christmas dinners around the world

Christmas dinners from around the world

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VIDEO: The greatest toy you can’t buy?

BBC News catches up with engineers at the University of Cambridge who have developed a prototype game, using remote-controlled airships.

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India puts the brakes on Facebook

India’s telecoms regulator has put Facebook’s “free mobile data” scheme on hold following claims it breaches net neutrality principles.

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VIDEO: Alcohol price rule may breach trade laws

Judges at the European Court of Justice rule that the Scottish government’s proposals for a minimum unit price for alcohol may contravene free trade laws.

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Insurance advice for flooding victims

Insurance advice for flooding victims

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UK growth estimate revised down

The UK economy grew by 0.4% in the third quarter of the year, according to official figures, less than previously estimated.