British American Tobacco has offered to buy out US cigarette maker Reynolds American in a $US47 billion ($62 billion) takeover that would create the world's biggest listed tobacco company, with brands including Camel, Newport, Lucky Strike and Pall Mall.
A financial blog sent the rumour mill into overdrive and Burberry shares soaring when it speculated that the luxury retailer was in talks to merge with US brand Coach.
ONLINE gambling companies are to be investigated over claims that firms are making it hard for players to collect their winnings, a watchdog has said.
INVESTORS checked out of the InterContinental Hotels Group after weaker oil prices and security fears slowed revenue growth, yesterday.
Historic England has warned many sites where “extraordinary chapters” of our history were written risk further deterioration because of the pressure on the country's scaffolding suppliers.