Amazon is reportedly in talks to buy MGM, the Hollywood studio whose films include the James Bond franchise, for $9bn.
Britain's biggest carmaker Jaguar Land Rover has reported an annual loss for the third year in a row and warned of an increasingly tough battle to overcome supply chain problems.
It may not exactly have been ice cream weather lately, but with temperatures expected to perk up next week we could have another problem on our hands - or rather, 99 problems.
Continuing to put money into oil and gas projects may be "junk investments" and it could throw domestic climate targets off course, the executive director of the International Energy Agency has said.
Unemployment dropped slightly to 4.
The London-listed life insurance consolidator Phoenix Group Holdings is closing in on a deal to sell its European operations in a deal worth about £550m.