LONDON, May 2 (Reuters) - A 3-percent drop in Japanese shares and weakness in the banking sector kept financial markets on edge on Monday, although stock markets in both Europe and the United States were on track for some minimal gains.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Two companies crucial to the business of U.S. energy exploration - Haliburton and Baker Hughes - have abandoned their planned $34 billion merger.
The former owner of BHS has "enormous questions" to answer about his stewardship of the failed retailer, the chairman of an MPs' committee has said.
The controversial billionaire Sports Direct boss is planning to rescue stricken BHS, vowing to save all jobs and stores. Mike Ashley, who also owns Newcastle United football club, is mulling over whether to make a formal offer to administrators.
Waiting staff should receive their tips in full and it should be clearer to customers that gratuities are optional, the business secretary has said.