Euro zone prices have been locked below the 'danger zone' of 1% for the past ten months

Euro zone inflation drops to 0.3% in August

10.18 Euro zone inflation dropped as expected to a fresh five year low in August, data has shown, but it was not likely to force the European Central Bank into immediate policy intervention next week.

Tesco's new chief executive Dave Lewis will start in the role next week - one month ahead of schedule

Tesco issues fresh profit warning

08.12 Troubled British supermarket giant Tesco has issued another profits warning and slashed its shareholder dividend by 75%, blaming challenging trade and the high cost of investment.

Wolfgang Schaeuble said the focus now needed to be on investment to restore investor and consumer confidence

Schaeuble says ECB cannot fight deflation

09.13 The European Central Bank does not have the instruments to fight deflation and monetary policy has run out of tools, German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble has told Bloomberg in an interview.

Apple is always secretive about its launch plans, but numerous leaks point to a larger iPhone than before

Apple sets date for expected iPhone 6 launch

08.19 Apple has sent out invitations to an event on 9 September near its Silicon Valley headquarters, amid rumours the tech giant will unveil a new iPhone and maybe a wearable device.

Today in the press

Today in the press

09.34 West Pharmaceutical Services, a $3 billion New York Stock Exchange-listed pharmaceutical firm, is in talks with the IDA about making an investment of hundreds of millions in the southeast creating hundreds of new jobs, according to The Irish Times.

It is not clear if Satya Nadella will meet Chinese officials as part of the visit

Microsoft's Nadella to visit China next month

28 Aug Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella is set to visit China in late September, a source familiar with the matter has said, as the Chinese government conducts a competition investigation into the world's largest software company.