Shareholders in ARM Holdings today overwhelming backed the �24.3billion takeover of the technology giant by Japan's Softbank.
Economists say the approval slowdown supports predictions that house prices could decline by about 3% later this year. Photograph: Steve Parsons/PA.
Iraq's prime minister Haider al-Abadi has thrown his weight behind plans for major oil producers to freeze production next month, verbally backing the attempt to boost prices even as Baghdad expands its own output.
Manchester has the youngest business owners in the UK on average, as well as seeing some of the largest SME turnover increases. Photograph: Bloomberg/Getty Images.
The train operator Southern will restore more than 100 cancelled services next Monday, bringing some relief after a summer of misery for passengers.