It was a black hole in Co-Operative Bank finances that dragged down the retail group, leading to the special meeting in Manchester.
Tesco's response to its trading turmoil is likely to have major repercussions for its rivals and lead to cheaper shopping bills for households.
The Virgin tycoon's banking arm could announce a stock market listing within weeks, Sky News learns. 5:12pm UK, Saturday 30 August 2014.
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.
Eurozone inflation fell to 0.3 percent in August, raising the dangers of deflation and also pressure on the European Central Bank to open up the cash floodgates, data showed on Friday.