RBS has announced it will sell its Direct Line insurance business and turn it into a separate public-listed company.
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Chinese telecom firms Huawei and ZTE deny US charges that some of their equipment has been installed with codes to help spying.
A trader at a City of London bank “gambled away” £1.4bn of his firm’s money and caused “chaos and disaster”, a jury hears.
Pubs chain JD Wetherspoon said this summer’s Queen’s Diamond Jubilee and the Euro 2012 football championships had boosted its annual profits.
Apple’s victory over Google in a patent lawsuit might mean its Motorola unit has to recall or destroy its mobile devices in Germany.
Edinburgh-based online dating firm Cupid buys niche site Uniform Dating for up to £7m as it continues a rapid expansion drive.
Google is accused of preventing Acer from launching a handset in China powered by Alibaba’s rival Aliyun operating system.
Journalist and broadcaster Andrew Neil warns that some of Scotland’s leading newspapers are in terminal decline.
The owners of Halls of Broxburn turn down an offer from the Scottish government to buy and lease back the threatened food factory.
Telecoms giant BT will raise some phone and broadband prices by up to 5.9% next year, following price increases by rivals.