RSA shares fall 16% as chief quits
Shares in RSA Insurance Group fall 16% after the firm's chief executive, Simon Lee, resigns amid deepening problems at its Irish unit.
House building sees October pick-up
Output in the UK construction industry rose by 2.2% in October, fuelled by a big increase in house building, the Office for National Statistics says.
Peugeot shares fall on GM share sale
Shares in PSA Peugeot Citroen fall more than 11% after General Motors sells the 7% stake in the French carmaker that it bought last year.
HS2 project essential to UK, say MPs
The HS2 high-speed rail project is essential for the UK's future, MPs say, but campaigners brand their report a "whitewash".
Ford to hire 11,000 workers in 2014
As part of its efforts to expand globally, Ford announces plans to hire 5,000 workers in the US and 6,000 workers in Asia in 2014.