Overpayments totalling £1.76m were made to 94 people, a committee of MPs says.
The deal ends Rupert Murdoch's more than half century of media empire building.
Four Seasons Health Care, which looks after 17,000 elderly residents, has secured its future for now.
The Bank of England says progress in Brexit talks is likely to boost household and business confidence.
Richard Baugh addresses concerns about supermarkets using "fake farm" brands
The Israeli drugmaker is struggling with $35bn debt from an acquisition and rising competition.
Higher and middle earners will pay more than elsewhere in the UK, but lower earners will pay less.
The bank told a security expert "sorry you feel this way" when a potential vulnerability was found.
The European Central Bank expects GDP to rise further but inflation will stay below target.
Deals on electrical household appliances boosted sales in November, official figures suggest.
About 5,000 passengers are stuck abroad after the Austrian airline opens insolvency proceedings.
Surveyors say changes to stamp duty levied on first-time buyers should spark a wider debate.
Beijing is trying to stop money from moving out of the country in search of stronger returns.
The US central bank has moved to increase interest rates for the third time this year.
Republicans reportedly say they have agreed the biggest overhaul of the country's tax system in 30 years.
The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst explains how public relations became a million dollar idea.
The BBC's Andrew Neil has five things the $52.4bn (£39bn) tie-up could mean.
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.
Toni Mascolo, with his brother Guy revolutionised hairdressing in London at the end of the last century.
Satoru Anzaki, who has terminal cancer, invited 1,000 people to the party to thank them and say goodbye.
The internet of things poses new threats to our security, so how should we be fighting back?
In the UK sales of caravan are on the rise. 22,000 were sold in the year to June, a 7% rise on the previous 12 months.
Despite the popular belief that women talk more than men, studies consistently suggest it is men who hog most of the airtime.
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.