GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks climb as dollar weakness boosts oil
NEW YORK, June 23 World stocks advanced on Friday and were on track to end the week with a slight gain as a drop in the dollar helped boost slumping oil prices.
July 11 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
APPLE FOUND GUILTY OF PRICE-FIXING CONSPIRACY FOR ELECTRONIC BOOKS
Apple Inc has been found guilty of a conspiracy to fix the price of e-books and could be forced to pay hundreds of millions of dollars in damages, after it failed to "explain away" damning emails written by its late founder, Steve Jobs. ()
HS2 WILL DRAW JOBS TO LONDON RATHER THAN NORTH, MPs TOLD
Britain's planned high-speed rail network will draw jobs to London rather than the North, a leading academic has told MPs. ()
HEATHROW WILL BE 'LEFT BEHIND' BY FOREIGN RIVALS UNLESS IT BUILDS THIRD RUNWAY
Heathrow could provide direct links to 130 long-haul destinations by 2030, 40 more than at present, if it is allowed to build additional runway capacity, the airport's boss has said. ()
BRUSSELS FACES OFF AGAINST BERLIN WITH PLAN FOR FAILING BANKS
The European Commission has faced off against Germany by tabling proposals to give itself the power to overrule national financial supervisors and shut down failing banks in the euro zone. ()
ROYAL MAIL PRIVATISATION WILL NOT AFFECT POSTAL DELIVERY
Royal Mail's duty to deliver to all 29 million homes in the UK will survive privatisation, the government has said, as it unveiled plans for the most significant state sell-off since the railways in the 1990s. ()
MOODY'S UPGRADES OUTLOOK ON UK
FSA PAID THREE DIRECTORS TOTAL OF 800,000 STG AFTER LEAVING
The Financial Services Authority paid three of its former directors a combined total of more than 800,000 pounds after they left the now defunct City regulator. ()
BURBERRY BEATS FORECASTS AFTER 'STANDOUT' SPRING/SUMMER SEASON
Strong sales of men's clothing, large leather bags and coats during dismal spring weather in Europe helped British luxury brand Burberry to a better-than-expected performance in the first quarter of its financial year. ()
TAX, BENEFITS AND FALLING WAGES CUT GAP BETWEEN BRITAIN'S RICH AND POOR
The gap between Britain's richest and poorest households has shrunk to its lowest level in two and a half decades, according to the Office for National Statistics.
THREE'S COMPANY BUT MORE'S A CROWD IN STOCK MARKET FLOTATIONS, SAYS ABI
No more than three investment banks should be allowed to market shares in a big company making a public listing, according to the Association of British Insurers. ()
FAMILIES FACE DEBT TIMEBOMB
More than 800,000 households face the prospect of spending more than half of their income on debt repayments when interest rates rise, according to research that underlines the fragility of Britain's economy. ()
PARIS, June 23 Russian military aviation firm MiG said on Friday it was ready to deepen its cooperation with India, just days after U.S. arms maker Lockheed Martin Corp agreed with Tata Advanced Systems to build F-16 fighters there.