Public pay outstrips private sector
Public sector workers are paid on average 14.5% more per hour than those in the private sector, according to the Office for National Statistics.
Mothercare appoints interim boss
Parenting retailer Mothercare appoints Mark Newton-Jones as interim chief executive after the resignation of Simon Calver in February.
QR barcodes plan for energy bills
Energy bills are to come with compulsory Quick Response, or QR, codes to help people switch supplier more easily, the government says.
Bayern boss admits massive tax fraud
Uli Hoeness, president of European football champions Bayern Munich, admits in court that he defrauded the German tax authorities of 18m euros (£15m; $25m).
Labour extends jobs guarantee pledge
Labour commits to fund a "jobs guarantee" for the long-term unemployed for the whole of the next parliament, if it wins power.