“There is nothing there.” Monsanto Co President Brett Begemann uttered those words last week to a small group of investors and a Reuters reporter when asked how the world's largest seed company he helps lead might fit with German drugs and crop ...
It emerged last week the Indian company is considering retaining its loss-making business, despite putting it up for sale in March.
There are two rival bidders still in the race to acquire high street fashion house Austin Reed, according to reports. The retail chain, which is more than a century old, went into administration at the end of April, endangering around 1,200 jobs.
France has no intentions of backing down on Google taxes, French finance minister Michel Sapin confirmed, after French tax authorities raided the Parisian offices of the Silicon Valley search giant last week.
Tough money . . . new wipe-clean note, featuring Sir Winston Churcill, doesn't get soggy after a spilt pint Philip Toscano/PA Wire.