Oct 8 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories in the Financial Times. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
Pret A Manger supplier rejects contamination allegation
Andy Haldane tapped to tackle UK’s productivity puzzle
Landlords struggle to offload billions in UK retail property
CoYo, the vegan food company that allegedly supplied the contaminated coconut yoghurt blamed by Pret A Manger for the death of one of its customers, has hit back and said the allegations made by the sandwich chain are "unfounded". on.ft.com/2y766qm
Andy Haldane, chief economist at the Bank of England, is to be made a senior government adviser on improving Britain’s poor productivity record. on.ft.com/2QurnAM
UK landlords are struggling to offload billions of pounds' worth of shopping centres and retail parks, as the crisis in bricks-and-mortar retail ripples into the property sector. on.ft.com/2y7fbPG
Compiled by Bengaluru newsroom