Press Roundup

A summary of Tuesday's business headlines. Coverage of France and US elections, Brexit, OECD, crude oil supply and prices, Tesco, Ikea, Tata, JD Sports, Italy referendum, Thomas Cook, and much more...


Goodbye to Barack Obama's world

Francois Fillon: now the favourite to be France's next president

The elite's Marie Antoinette moment

Donald Trump and the nuclear danger

Only events can shift the Brexit debate

Saudi Arabia sets high bar for Opec supply deal

Caution reigns ahead of Italy vote and Opec meeting

What the options market tells you about Donald Trump

OECD backs Trump's plans, rebel-held Aleppo split and Uber for laundry

Do you want to hand your money to super-algo or a Swiss banker?

Cards stacked in our favour, say Brexit officials

City of London approves 73-storey skyscraper to rival Shard

Rees-Mogg wife's ancestral home benefits from £7.6m state rescue

Brexit's nuclear fallout: 3000 cubic metres of Oxfordshire waste

Memo offers snapshot of behind-scenes Brexit thinking

Fears mount of multiple bank failures if Renzi loses referendum

Fillon win sets up bitter battle with Le Pen over future of France

Cards stacked in our favour, say Brexit officials

Donald Trump's infrastructure plans win backing from OECD


Oil price surges on hope of deal to cut production

Thousands of jobs saved as Tata sells Yorkshire plants

Ex-Tesco boss won't face fraud charges

Trellis helps the City to grow taller

Ikea doesn't have to think outside the box to expand

BT names first Openreach chairman

French join the love-in at Lavendon


Tata to sell Yorkshire steel plants in £100m deal safeguarding 1,700 jobs

Fears Italy may need €40bn bail-out for its crumbling banks

BT appoints Openreach chairman to avoid break-up

Airbus and Boeing each claim victory in multi-billion dogfight over illegal subsidies

UK to ratify EU patent system despite Brexit

Comment: It's time for the City to move on from the gloom

Comment: Italy needs reform and a euro exit is inevitable

Comment: Neither Boeing nor Airbus can win this tit-for-tat war

Autumn Statement 2016 summary and highlights: Everything you need to know

Ikea promises to keep a lid on prices despite rising cost of imports

More than a quarter of UK warehousing let this year was taken by Amazon

GB Energy customers 'are owed £24m' after supplier went bust

Signs of revival in North Sea as BP inks exploration deals

Samsung Pay UK release pushed back to 2017

Airbus and Boeing each claim victory in multi-billion dogfight over illegal subsidies

Pears family-backed Masthaven Bank challenges high street giants

Thomas Cook to raise £256m to manage looming summer debts


OECD pushes for global Keynesian fiscal stimulus

Bank of England rate setter hits back at PM's complaint about savers

UK likely to suffer most in the event of hard Brexit, Draghi warns

India's Tata saves 1,700 UK jobs after agreeing £100m steel plant sale

Study reveals which European country you should move to after Brexit


Theresa May to unveil boardroom crackdown on private big business

SFO will not charge former Tesco boss over accounting scandal

London's 73-storey Trellis skyscraper gets green light

Amazon and eBay sellers' VAT fraud rife despite crackdown

Government confirms 2.5% state pension rise in April 2017

ECB's Mario Draghi urges UK to disclose Brexit plans


City news: IKEA, Dunelm, Aberdeen Asset Management, Lavendon

JD Sports buys UK outdoor equipment retailer Go Outdoors for £112m

Ticking timebomb: Italy's eight banks will fall if Renzi loses referendum