SHOPPERS FACE 5P PLASTIC BAG CHARGE
Many shoppers in England will have to pay 5p for plastic carrier bags from Monday, as the new charge becomes law for supermarkets and large shops.
BUSINESSES CONSIDER UK'S EU QUESTION
A topic of debate at this week's Conservative Party conference will be the UK's relationship with Brussels ahead of a referendum due in 2017.
MERKEL: VW SCANDAL WON'T HARM GERMANY
The Volkswagen emissions scandal was a "dramatic event" but would not inflict lasting damage on Germany's reputation, Angela Merkel says.
VIRGIN TRAINS STARTS AUTOMATIC REFUNDS
Virgin becomes the first train company to automatically compensate some passengers if they are delayed, with other operators urged to follow suit
PM STANDS FIRM ON TAX CREDIT CUT
David Cameron rejects calls to rethink cuts to tax credits for working families, as thousands join a TUC anti-austerity march at the Tory conference in Manchester.
PUTTING CAR EMISSIONS TO THE TEST
Are you likely to get the same performance from your car as the lab tests suggest?
O2 DEAL 'THREATENS' MOBILE COMPETITION
The proposed merger of O2 and Three 'threatens' competition in the UK mobile phone sector, the competition regulator says.
LEGAL CAREER 'HIT BY VISHING SCAM'
A solicitor has told the BBC that being tricked into transferring £750,000 of client money to criminals has left her life in ruins.
LIQUIDATOR BID TO KEEP COKE OVENS GOING
Measures are being taken to keep the coke ovens at Redcar operating over the weekend, after owner SSI UK went into liquidation.
FIFA SPONSORS SAY BLATTER MUST GO
Fifa president Sepp Blatter will not resign despite major sponsors, including Coca-Cola, calling for him to step down.