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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A European Union flag, with a hole cut in the middle, flies at half-mast outside a home in Knutsford Cheshire after the Breixt referendum on June 24, 2016 in Knutsford, United Kingdom.
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