It was a black hole in Co-Operative Bank finances that dragged down the retail group, leading to the special meeting in Manchester.
One of Tesco's largest and most loyal shareholders, Harris Associates, has sold nearly two thirds of its stake amid mounting concerns that Britain's biggest retailer has become �too risky�.
Bankers and finance workers sidestepped about �50million in tax by deferring their bumper bonuses until after the 50p tax rate had been axed, new figures suggest.
The Virgin tycoon's banking arm could announce a stock market listing within weeks, Sky News learns. 5:12pm UK, Saturday 30 August 2014.
The pound posted its biggest advance in eight weeks versus the euro amid speculation the European Central Bank will add stimulus next week even as Bank of England policy makers debate raising interest rates.