Press Roundup

A summary of Thursday's business headlines. Coverage of Brexit, Lloyd's of London, Toshiba, oil, forex, commodities, Nationwide, Tata, Stagecoach, Verizon, Amazon, global stocks, and much more...


Europe needs a new defence pact -- and Britain can lead it

Brexit uncertainty leaves UK high-tech exporter's plans in limbo

More UK households fall below minimum income level

Working women drive record employment

Number of EU nationals working in the UK starts to fall

Lloyd's of London bans alcohol during work hours

Downfall of Toshiba, a nuclear industry titan

The Wallenbergs: where money meets Swedish science

SoftBank to acquire Fortress Investment Group for $3.3bn

Newspapers welcome more digital subscribers in time of fake news

US oil traders riveted by mystery bidding

Global stocks at record highs as financials gain

Trump's impact on commodities: 6 things to watch

UK student loan sell-off comes with weak grades

Five takeaways from Janet Yellen/s testimony before Congress


May urged to protect car plants in GM sale

Fear and loathing as GM puts America first

Nationwide snubs fair banking survey again

Steelworkers put jobs before pension

Brexit 'must not mean upheaval in nuclear power'

Stagecoach hops off the tourist trail

May is heading for a car crash

Left or right, the eurozone is France's defining issue


Debenhams named and shamed for underpaying shop staff

Amazon on the brink of launching own UK fashion label

Amazon Prime revenues hit £5.2bn as online giant publishes details for the first time

Verizon to buy Yahoo for $250m less as deal to go ahead despite data breaches

Tata workers vote for pension cut to rescue steel-making in Britain

'Give Vauxhall same support as Nissan', demands union as car workers' jobs come under threat

Heineken boss praises British pub 'institution' ahead of Punch Taverns takeover

Toshiba seeks stay of execution from banks as financial woes deepen


Tata Steel workers accept pension reforms despite reduced benefits

Goldman shares hit ten-year high as Trump fills team with bankers

Brexit: UK start-ups are thinking about moving to Europe

Firms 'named and shamed' for failing to pay national minimum wage

British Hindus express disappointment over Bank of England £5 note

Global stocks hit a more than 20-month high

Investors unite against Trump's climate change denial

Bank of England announces notes will still contain animal fat

Amazon's business rate to be cut


Debenhams tops government's shame list for underpaying staff

Tata Steel workers agree to pension cuts to save 8000 jobs

Employment growth driven by non-UK nationals

Agent Provocateur lingerie brand could be heading for administration

Government urged to stop property tax hikes for hospitals

Plastic £5 note will be retained, despite vegan protests


City news: Qinetiq, Homebase, Tata, and Shanks Group

US and UK share prices hit record highs as weak pound benefits business

Waitrose and Iceland top Which? supermarket consumer satisfaction survey

Italian banks on brink of running dry: Rome forced to bend EU rules in emergency bailout