BSkyB nears deal to create ‘Sky Europe’

Push to acquire sister companies in Germany and Italy

UK reverses Drax biomass decision

Volte-face follows successful legal challenge on subsidy package

StanChart urged to start Sands succession plan

Chairman weighs search amid rising shareholder pressure

Standard Chartered: bank charges

UK-based lender’s rivalry with Asian groups is heating up

‘Uncertainty’ for UK wealth managers

Lower trading commissions for Brewin Dolphin and Charles Stanley

Capita profits bolstered by defence deal

Outsourcing group secures £1.3m in contracts so far this year

Ofcom reviews rise in mobile licence fees

Telecoms operators say cost would have to be passed to customer

Renishaw’s 3D printers carve out a profit

Precision engineer reports strong demand for its technologies

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TalkTalk boosted by family film watchers

Budget telecoms-to-TV operator reports rapid subscriber growth

GSK cuts guidance as profits slide

Battle to remain dominant in respiratory drugs

Q&A: Why do airlines fly over war zones?

Carriers are able to make own decision on whether to reroute

Metro Bank continues to draw in customers

Deposits rise sharply to £2bn but lender remains lossmaking

Arbuthnot eyes invoice discounting launch

Move underlines rise of challenger banks stepping in where larger banks retreat

Shift to 4G hits royalties at Arm

Chip designer blames mobile operators selling off older devices

Middle age catches up with StanChart

Once-vigorous bank faces decline and questions on strategy

Bank union seen as risk to voice at EU

Eurozone project to drain UK influence

IG Group shares surge on raised dividend

Spread betting provider boosts payout ratio to 70% of earnings

Royal Mail faces a struggle to deliver

Pricing changes and intensifying competition hit revenues

McColl’s sales grow after IPO

Convenience store chain’s expansion fuelled by flotation

Google pact with Brussels under threat

EU weighs whether to reopen draft antitrust settlement

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