A German bid to buy the London Stock Exchange was in tatters last night after EU competition watchdogs intervened. The European Commission stepped in over fears the deal could create a monopoly.
The property tycoon Irvine Sellar, who once founded a famous sixties fashion store and later developed the Shard skyscraper in London, has died at the age of 82 after a short illness.
The confidence of British consumers ebbed in February, adding further doubt about the ongoing spending capacity of the household sector which has sustained the overall economy since last year's Brexit vote.
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SoftBank Group Corp., the technology giant controlled by billionaire Masayoshi Son, is in talks to merge the satellite startup it's backing, OneWeb Ltd.