Staff at Sky News have piled into the debate over the broadcaster’s potential takeover, warning the competition watchdog that blocking the deal would trigger 500 job losses and deliver a "deeply damaging" blow to British journalism.
Tesco shares rose by over 7% as it won provisional approval for its £3.7bn (€4.1bn) takeover of wholesaler Booker from the UK competition regulator, moving the UK’s biggest retailer closer to securing a new avenue of growth, writes.
The UK's competition watchdog looks poised to launch an in-depth investigation into Rupert Murdoch's £11.7bn swoop for Sky after British culture secretary Karen Bradley said she was "minded" to refer the bid for further scrutiny.
Bookmakers BoyleSports has reconfirmed its interest in scooping up retail shops in the UK after Britain’s competition watchdog said Ladbrokes and Gala Coral must sell around 350 to 400 shops to obtain clearance for their proposed merger.
Royal Bank of Scotland could be asked to increase the size of the Williams & Glyn business, its subsidiary of which outgoing Ulster Bank CEO, Jim Brown is due to head up, which it plans to sell next year after the British government asked for a speedy review of its impact on competition in the banking market.