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Sainsbury's lashes out at regulator as Asda mega merger is blocked by CMA
Sainsbury's and Asda have called off their planned £13bn merger after it was formally blocked by the competition regulator on the grounds it would lead to higher prices.
Merger failure leaves Asda's doors open for Amazon to knock
When Sainsbury's and Asda announced plans for their blockbuster merger just over a year ago, every analyst in the City warned they would have trouble getting the deal past the Competition & Markets Authority.
Ex-Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn banned from living with wife as he is released on bail
Carlos Ghosn has been released on bail for a second time - but only after restrictions on contact with his wife that he described as "cruel and unnecessary".
Microsoft becomes third company to reach $1tn valuation
Microsoft's stock market value has topped $1tn (£775bn) for the first time as Wall Street cheered better than expected results for the US software giant.
Sorrell's S4 spending spree snares Brazilian and Dutch targets
Sir Martin Sorrell's new marketing services venture will reinforce its pursuit of international acquisition targets on Friday when it unveils takeovers of companies based in Amsterdam and Sao Paulo.
Royal Bank of Scotland boss Ross McEwan quits
Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) boss Ross McEwan has quit, saying the time is right to leave as it is in a "much stronger financial position".
Extinction Rebellion activists disrupt City in fresh protests
Extinction Rebellion activists glued themselves to the London Stock Exchange and climbed onto the roof of a train in Canary Wharf as part of the latest wave of climate change protests.
Laura Ashley shares plunge on fresh profit warning
Struggling Laura Ashley has issued a fresh profit warning, saying investors should brace for figures "significantly below market expectations."
Premier League clubs' wage bill almost £3bn last season
The wage bill at Premier League football clubs surged to almost £3bn for the first time last season, according to a report.
Barclays to deepen cuts if 'challenging' times continue
Barclays has raised the prospect of deeper cost-cutting at the bank should a "challenging income environment" continue.