PRESS DIGEST - British business - May 10
AVIVA'S 'BAD LEAVER' IS DENIED 2.4 MILLION STG
Former Aviva Chief Executive Andrew Moss missed out on bonuses worth 2.4 million pounds after his unceremonious exit as Aviva's chief executive, it emerged on Wednesday.
RANK CLOSES IN ON GALA CASINOS
Rank Group is poised to agree the acquisition of Gala Casinos for about 200 million pounds - only six weeks after previous talks fell apart with each side blaming the other.
UK BUSINESS LEADERS CRITICISE QUEENS SPEECH
British Prime Minister David Cameron was facing growing criticism last night from business leaders who claimed that the Queen's Speech contained too few measures that would boost the economy.
KEEP CUTTING OR EU AID STOPS, GREECE TOLD
Germany has threatened to suspend payments to Greece unless it surrenders to European Union demands for new austerity measures.
COLLAPSE OF CLINTON CARDS PUTS JOBS AT RISK
Clinton Cards, Britain's biggest retailer of greeting cards, has been put into administration, the largest retail collapse - in terms of store numbers - since the demise of Woolworths.
UK'S CAMERON FORCED INTO U-TURN ON JETS
The British Ministry of Defence will on Wednesday abandon plans to buy the preferred fighter for the Royal Navy's new aircraft carriers, in an embarrassing U-turn for Prime Minister David Cameron.
BANKERS WIN HIGH COURT BATTLE FOR BONUSES
More than 100 London bankers have won their claim for 42 million pounds ($67.61 million) in unpaid bonuses against Germany's Commerzbank in the British High Court.
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