Earnings grew by 2.3% in the three months to October, falling behind inflation for a seventh month.
Bank staff now alert police when a potential scam victim attempts to withdraw large sums of cash.
A sale of Rupert Murdoch's entertainment assets could be confirmed as soon as Thursday, reports say.
Water bills in England and Wales will fall by between £15 and £25 a year from 2020 onwards, the regulator Ofwat says.
Phone sales tumble at the retailer as consumers hold onto their handsets for longer.
Other most searched topics included the UK general election and the crypto-currency Bitcoin.
Some passengers face disruption after 79 Dublin-based pilots and others around Europe plan walkouts.
The MoneyTaker group has also stolen banking documents that may be used in future attacks.
Silicon Valley giants are focusing heavily on artificial intelligence and its future applications.
The Japanese firm needs to sell its valuable memory chip unit to cover losses from its nuclear business.
Satoru Anzaki, who has terminal cancer, invited 1,000 people to the party to thank them and say goodbye.
National Lottery cash for good causes fell 15% to £1.6bn last year, the spending watchdog finds.
The advertising giant is to change its tax arrangements in about 30 countries after a similar move in the UK.
Italian-born hairdresser who built his south London salon into a global chain dies
The BBC understands that an independent ethics watchdog will recommend new laws on online content.
Customers have been sold tickets for trains that will not run or will be disrupted, a watchdog says.
Barry Fox, 72, says he had "a close shave" with scammers when trying to buy a Rolls Royce on eBay.
With a workforce of just 15 people, the Hiut Denim Company now sells its jeans around the world from its small factory in rural Wales.
Bakery owner John Foster explains how the rising price of imports is affecting his business.
Paying for healthcare in Kenya has got easier thanks to M-Tiba, a mobile "electronic health wallet".
The new action plan means businesses have to make guarantees in order to get financial support.
Garden shed inventors talk about the challenges they face to get government funding for their ideas.
CEO Secrets: Tech start-ups should concentrate on their core business and fight on one front at a time, says Stefano Tresca
As the first phase of talks come to an end, what's been agreed and what is still to come?
A German father petitions against the sale of Lego-style soldiers in Nazi uniforms.
Restaurants face having to seek planning permission if they heavily use food delivery apps.
Despite being based in a small Welsh town, the Hiut Demin Company is exporting its jeans globally.
The next international Pisa tests are going to compare how well young people understand other cultures.
These are the choices faced by many families living in Kenya's slums. Could technology help?
The female social entrepreneur buildings dams for farms and villages across Rajasthan, India.
Kristina Karlsson set up her stationary business following a eureka moment, and it has since gone global.
As Jerome Powell prepares to take over the Federal Reserve, is the era of central bank independence ending?
Learning to paint while enjoying a drink has become a popular pastime - but can you improve under the influence?
A "revolution" in our financial lives will begin next month, but what is it and how will it work?
People are paying friends, family and firms through their social media apps.
The Bitcoin bull run has been welcomed by many but regulators are still trying to understand it.
It is in the finest carpets, it is in Harris Tweed, and now you'll even find it in top-of-the-range beds; but at £1 a kilo, UK wool hasn't been this cheap in seven years.
Babbel, one of the world's most popular language learning websites, was set up by friends after one of them wanted to learn Spanish.
Live streaming in Asia has boomed thanks to a massive youth market who spend big through mobile apps.
At every key moment in US economic history, the chair of the Federal Reserve has set the pace.
An intact mummy, excavated a century ago, is the first to be scanned by an advanced X-ray system.
The tech tackling fake baby formula, dodgy drugs, conflict diamonds and fishy fish.
Putting Pakistan's missing female doctors and midwives to work to save lives.
Tej Lalvani heads up his family vitamins firm but says luck "wasn't handed to him on a plate"
The growth of easily available credit profoundly altered our attitude to money.
Within 15 years, retirees who are renting may have to pay up to 42% of their income, according to a new study
The inspiring stories of people who quit their day job for something completely different.
Food businesses serving up cheesy dishes are thriving, but is the trend bad for our health?
What do US central bankers do during a financial crisis?
They won't give you superhuman strength, but exoskeletons are making physical tasks easier.
Skiing faces a number of challenges, including ageing participants, climate change, and even Brexit.
Japan's years of stagnant wage growth and a rapidly ageing population offer lessons to other developed economies.
The digital currency Bitcoin is going through the roof - but what is it, and why has it shot up in price?
How a Brazilian company put itself at the forefront of biological pest control - using insects to control other bugs.
Imagine pointing your phone's camera at any object and being given useful information about it.
The interest rate set by America's central bank, the US Federal Reserve, is one of the key levers of the global economy.
The volunteers pushing to get up to three million Indian girls into school instead of becoming child brides.
The founder of the sports nutrition company MaxiMuscle wants to buy back the firm he founded.
This simple yet transformative piece of technology made civilisation possible.
How Advent has gone from chocolate treats for children to an extravagant present-filled bonanza.
A growing number of businesses are finding creative uses for surplus food - but will the trend ever go mainstream?
Not every country has a single number to call in an emergency. One start-up is trying to change that.