July 7 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.
HINDUJAS URGE UK TO FINANCE MUMBAI-BANGALORE CORRIDOR
Britain's wealthiest family has called on David Cameron to
finance one of India's most ambitious infrastructure projects to
boost business ties between the countries.
CRACKDOWN ON CONMEN WHO USE FAKE GOVERNMENT WEBSITES
Five men have been arrested for allegedly running "copycat"
government websites that dupe Britons into paying unnecessary
"administration fees" when ordering new passports or car tax
REGIONS GET 6 BLN STG INJECTION FROM 'ECONOMIC REVOLUTION'
Businesses and councils across England have been handed 6
billion pounds ($10.2 billion) of public money in what the
government called a "revolution in the way our economy is run".
EDF IN LINE FOR 800 MLN STG WINDFALL FROM SUBSIDY SCHEME TO
KEEP LIGHTS ON
EDF, which operates most of Britain's nuclear power
stations, could be in line for an 800 million pound windfall via
a loophole in a government subsidy scheme aimed at keeping the
lights on at times of peak demand.
IMF CHIEF HINTS AT CUT IN GROWTH FORECASTS
Global economic activity should strengthen in the second
half of the year and accelerate in 2015, although momentum could
be weaker than expected, Christine Lagarde, head of the
International Monetary Fund, said on Sunday, hinting at a slight
cut in the fund's growth forecasts.
SNP'S 'RETRIBUTION THREAT' TO PRO-UK SCOTTISH FIRMS
Business leaders have been threatened with "retribution" by
the SNP if they speak out against Scottish independence, it will
be claimed on Monday.
CBI'S RAKE BOWS OUT OF RACE FOR BARCLAYS JOB
The CBI president Sir Mike Rake has bowed out of the race to
become the next chairman of Barclays, even as the bank
attempts to contain the fallout from a string of new regulatory
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(Compiled by Esha Vaish; Editing by Eric Walsh)