Sir Richard Branson says he will remain involved, but Virgin Group will no longer control the airline.
Sales grew 25% but the firm's expenses rose as it invested in expansion, video and other products.
The world's largest coffee chain is expanding further in China, its second fastest-growing market.
Germany's transport minister orders move to remove what he says is illegal emissions-controlling software.
A government adviser on equal pay says women are "less proactive" in asking for more money.
The bank posts profits of £2.5bn, but sets aside a further £1bn for mis-selling and mortgage failings.
Airbus cuts production of its superjumbo for the second time in a year as new orders dry up.
Countrywide and Foxtons report slumping profits as the housing market slowdown bites.
The satellite broadcaster plans a new loyalty scheme to help retain customers in the UK.
Civil servant Sir Dave Ramsden becomes a deputy governor at the Bank of England.
Social networking site is facing competition from Facebook, and messaging app Snapchat.
The drugmaker is the biggest loser on the index after its share price falls more than 15%.
The Federation of Small Businesses says it has concerns over the effects of the 28 June attack.
The number of cars rolling off UK production lines fell 13.7% in June, the third monthly dip in a row.
The company defends its record after allegations that it colluded in breaching EU cartel rules.
The Colombian airline says it will stop flying to the crisis-hit country on 16 August.
Aberdeen and Edinburgh could be among the hardest-hit cities if economic output falls due to Brexit, experts predict.
US e-commerce giant goes into its first head-to-head battle with Alibaba in the region.
A hundred years after it was first built, trains are running again on the underground railway designed to transport London's letters.
The Slinky - a favourite Christmas stocking-filler for over 60 years - was never designed to be a toy.
The airline's chief executive Craig Kreeger hails Air France-KLM's acquisition of a 31% stake.
How Swedes take advantage of 24-hour sunlight in the land of near-endless summer.
Visit the high-end art gallery in London that accepts cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin as payment.
You should make credit card payments in the local currency when abroad, says the BBC's Simon Gompertz.
"Shrinkflation" has been going on for five years, says the Office for National Statistics.
Israeli inventor Dov Moran talks about the success of the memory stick and the sale of his company M-Systems in 2006.
Ruling will allow the league to combat the illicit use of devices such as pre-loaded IPTV and Kodi boxes.
He is said to be part of a gang accused of laundering billions through the digital currency.
The clock is ticking for petrol and diesel-powered cars, but electric vans, trucks and buses could reduce pollution quicker.
Five things you didn't know about the man whose wealth overtook Bill Gates's for half a day.
How Lapland firms have adapted to the permanent light of Arctic summers.
Chlorine chicken isn't the only food that has got politicians in a flap
Why a high-end fashion brand chose a land-locked country in Africa to make some of its handbags.
The winner of the Global Teacher Prize is campaigning for disadvantaged youngsters in the Canadian Arctic.
How would the UK benefit from a trade deal with the US and is it likely to happen?
The global art market is not known for tech innovation, so why is Bitcoin proving increasingly popular?
The EU anti-fraud office is cracking down on Mafia fraud involving farm development funds in Sicily.
Everyone knows about Toblerone, but what else is getting smaller?
How Italian seaside city Viareggio became a hub for the superyacht manufacturing industry.
Beauty entrepreneur Susanne Langmuir decided to concentrate on one thing and do it well - lips.
Since the first commercial substitute for breast milk was launched in 1865, formula has shaped the workforce.
How Comic-Con has become an annual festival of costumes and comic books - and a multi-million dollar industry.
When England's women won the first Cricket World Cup in 1973 they did it solely for the love of the game.