PwC is being investigated by the UK's accountancy watchdog over its audits of BT following a scandal in the Italian division of the telecoms group.
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Farm subsidies face being chopped as Brexit hammers the EU coffers, with the Government being asked to find extra funds to make up the shortfall.
The investment is the firm's biggest in the UK for more than a decade and was welcomed as a vote of confidence in the economy.
Southern Railway train drivers have started a ban on overtime which will lead to the cancellation of hundreds of services, causing fresh misery for the company's 300,000 passengers.