Pay packets rose by an average of 3.1% in the three months to August, the fastest pace for nearly a decade, according to UK official figures.

Nomura has agreed to pay $480m (£364m) to settle US claims relating to the mis-selling of mortgage-backed securities ahead of the financial crisis.

Audi has been fined €800m (£700m) for failings that enabled the firm to sell almost five million diesel with software designed to cheat emissions testing.

Social media-first publisher Ladbible has snapped up rival Unilad following its financial collapse earlier this month, saving 200 jobs.

Scottish Power and Drax, Two of the UK’s biggest energy companies have bought and sold assets from each other in a £702m deal that marks one of the sector’s biggest shake-ups in years.

 

Security threats from Chinese companies building 5G networks could end up “putting all of us at risk” if they are not tackled quickly, according to a former security minister Admiral Lord West.

Paddy Power Betfair fined £2.2m over gambling check failings