The huge manufacturing sector showed further signs of weakness in August, with surveys of large and small factories showing a dip in activity. Read more.
A retired Army colonel and dementia sufferer was hounded by charities and targeted by fraudsters who conned him out of £35,000 – after he failed to tick one box when filling out a survey. Read more.
Man suspected of involvement in attempts to sell fake Ferrari shares to investors detained by police in Swindon. Read more.
Stockholm’s Environment Institute says that a UN scheme designed to tackle climate change through the trading of carbon credits may have increased carbon emissions by 600 million tonnes. The BBC’s environment correspondent Matt McGrath has been investigating.
Chinese stocks continued to plunge on Tuesday, with the benchmark Shanghai Composite falling as much as 6.4 per cent at the open before paring its decline to 4.3 per cent at lunch. Read more.
Two operators in their 20s who stripped $6m from unwitting clients are among the colourful players in a lucrative cottage industry of fraud. Read more.
Forget the TV cop dramas. And there will be no arrests as we tackle £1.7bn investment scams coming out of the Square Mile. Read more.
Lincolnshire Police have been advised by the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau about a growing fraud trend that has been identified. Read more.
Pension savers are being warned by the government, regulators and financial services bodies about the danger of being tricked out of their lifetime’s savings. Read more.