22 December 2014 Last updated at 21:06 ET

Air China buys 60 Boeing aircraftAir China Boeing 737 preparing to land at Beijing Capital International airport

China's national carrier, Air China, is set to buy 60 Boeing 737 aircraft in a deal worth more than $6bn (£3.8bn).


Alstom workersAlstom to pay US $772m bribery fine

Alstom agree to pay $772m in criminal penalties to settle charges with the US Department of Justice.

Tesco trolleyTesco accounts face fresh inquiry

The Financial Reporting Council announces an inquiry into Tesco's accounts for 2012, 2013 and 2014 following the £250m mis-statement of its profits.

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Royal Mail and Lloyds proves selling government assets is harder than you think

There’s a long list of things the coalition government would like to sell – but it hasn’t.

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