The Financial Reporting Council announces an inquiry into Tesco's accounts for 2012, 2013 and 2014.
Asian markets rose on Monday, although trading was thin at the start of a working week shortened by the Christmas break.
The Spanish king's sister, Princess Cristina, is to face a tax fraud trial over alleged links to her husband's dealings.
Dozens of child abuse survivors urge the government to scrap an inquiry into historical abuse and replace it with a more powerful body.
North Korea threatens unspecified attacks on the US as it escalates a war of words over the Sony Pictures cyber attacks.
Trio chase Real Madrid defender Fabio Coentrao, Man City after Kevin De Bruyne, Mats Hummels alerts Man Utd, plus more.
The third and final instalment of Peter Jackson's Hobbit films, The Battle of the Five Armies, tops the US box office.
Caretaker leader Moncef Marzouki refuses to admit defeat in Tunisia's presidential election after exit polls suggest a win for Beji Caid Essebsi.
Acclaimed actress Billie Whitelaw, who starred on stage and screen and worked in close collaboration with Samuel Beckett, dies in London.
Sri Lanka bowler Lasith Malinga to return from injury for the latter stages of the one-day international series against New Zealand.
President Obama took a victory lap the other day, and nobody in the press tried to slow him down.
A man dies after being shot by police with a Taser during a suspected burglary in Staffordshire.
Singer Sting is "a huge presence" in the Broadway musical he wrote and now appears in, according to one review.
A new study suggests that the trade in parts of tigers and other wild cats from Myanmar into China is growing.
China is "against all forms of cyber attacks", its foreign minister says in a conversation with John Kerry about the Sony hacking controversy.
Senate majority in hand, ascendant Republicans are set to challenge President Barack Obama and the Democrats on Capitol Hill come January. But a much tougher election map two years from now could force the GOP right back into the minority.
Secretary of State John Kerry is ending 2014 much in the same way he started it, frustrated in efforts to push Israel and Palestinians toward peace.
Home improvements retailer Kingfisher agrees to sell a controlling stake in B&Q China to Wumei Holdings in a cash deal estimated to be worth £140m
Venezuela is one of the countries most affected by the drop in oil prices - it was already in a deep economic crisis when the price per barrel was over $100.
Half of UK firms plan to expand their workforce next year, with more permanent jobs being created than temporary ones, the CBI business lobby group says.