Tesco has scrapped 24-hour opening at two large stores, and other shops with low numbers of nightime shoppers may soon follow suit in an attempt to cut costs.
The chief executive of Volkswagen has quit the car firm, insisting he was not involved in the emissions tests scandal that has rocked the automotive industry and could lead to one of the biggest ever legal claims.
The Anglo-Australian mining company said in its annual report that Andrew Mackenzie was paid $4.6m (£3m) last year, down from $8m the previous year.
Volkswagen has admitted that 11 million of its cars worldwide were designed to cheat emissions testing, in an escalating scandal that has loaded pressure on the wider motor industry.
The emissions-fixing scandal that has engulfed Volkswagen in the US could extend to other companies and countries, one of the officials involved in uncovering the alleged behaviour has told the Guardian.
An entrepreneur who acquired the rights to produce a life-saving drug then increased its price more than 50-fold overnight is defending his decision with assertions that the profits will help create better medicines in future.
Britain desperately needs to persuade hundreds of thousands of women to take up engineering to help the country exploit new technologies that could transform our lives.
Two companies heading towards flotations in London worth billions of pounds face pressure over a lack of female representation on their boards following criticism from the peer behind a drive to improve the gender balance in boardrooms.
Volkswagen has slumped to its first annual loss in more than 20 years after setting aside €16.2bn (£12.6bn) to cover the cost of its diesel emissions scandal.
De Beers, the world’s largest diamond company, is to leave its UK headquarters after almost a century, as parent company Anglo American trims costs.
BHS is battling to raise £100m to pay staff wages and continue trading, with 10,000 jobs at risk at the struggling department store chain.