The government has asked for a fast-track investigation into the conduct of directors at Carillion.
The rate fell from November's six-year high of 3.1% mainly because of the impact of air fares.
The supermarket giant drops the value of some of its rewards and raises some of the others.
The world's biggest restaurant chain says all its packaging will be from sustainable sources by 2025.
UK peer Lord Hain accuses Hogan Lovells of failing to properly probe corruption at South Africa's tax agency.
More than a million fire-risk dryers are still being used in UK homes, a committee of MPs says.
Companies are focusing on pickup trucks and SUVs to try to counter flagging US sales.
The region saw the biggest price growth in the year to November, with London recording the slowest.
A quarter of very low-income households have high debt repayments or are behind on bills or repayments.
The European planemaker says it will stop making its giant A380 jet if it does not get any more orders.
Up to 500 shipbuilding staff could walk out in the pay and conditions dispute at the Birkenhead yard.
The UN says Spain is set to replace the US as the world's second most popular tourism destination.
The firm says it will have 40 hybrid and fully electric vehicles in its range within five years.
Six out of nine of the UK's largest current account providers missed Saturday's deadline.
Britain's second biggest construction company has collapsed. What does it mean for the projects it worked on, and the schools and hospitals it worked for?
Airbus has said it will stop making its superjumbo if it does not get any more orders.
Pick-ups are the king of US cars, and with low gas prices they're likely to retain that crown.
"You can run a football club and still wear a dress," says Carolyn Radford, the CEO of Mansfield Town FC.
Ride-hailing apps like Uber and Grab price journeys higher when demand spikes. But can you get around it?
The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst explains how Teflon became a million dollar idea.
Will Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa be able to deliver new homes to low income earners?
Yachts may be out of reach for most of us, but sales are rising - the UK industry is worth £3.1bn.
Just Eat says its "appalled" at its initial response to a customer who complained about messages from a delivery driver.
The hotel has been a luxury detention centre for dozens of princes held on suspicion of corruption.
This year's Detroit car show sees new US investments, a Chinese challenger, nostalgia and fashionable headlights.
Cyber insurance is growing fast as businesses lose billions to hackers.
How the collapse of Carillion has affected those who worked with and for the company.
The Detroit motor show is a major industry event, but technological advances are changing the traditional order.
The construction firm is to be liquidated after its huge financial troubles finally overwhelmed it.
How a UK expat introduced Americans to the joys of traditional British desserts, such as sticky toffee pudding.
Women say they are being groped at events, abused on social media and belittled in their jobs.
John Cronin and his father, Mark, explain how they've grown their colourful socks business.
How the UK's big retailers are trying to reduce the amount of avoidable plastic waste they produce.
With water usage and droughts across the globe rising, the race is on to manage water more efficiently.
A "revolution" in our financial lives will begin next month, but what is it and how will it work?
Of all the questions hanging over world trade in 2018, none loom larger than Donald Trump's attitude to it.
Business will no longer be able to charge customers for paying by card, so what does this mean for prices?
How young Australian entrepreneur Melanie Perkins set up and grew popular design website Canva.
Basketball rivals the Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers are in the UK to boost the NBA's global presence.
Carrie Gracie's resignation at the BBC got us wondering how widespread the problem is in the UK.