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Indian finance giant Wadhawan takes stake in UK fintech firm Zopa



News May 26, 2017


Sky News has learnt that Zopa, which launched in 2005, has attracted a big investment from Wadhawan Group, a conglomerate with interests in a range of financial services sectors.The deal, which is due to be announced in the coming...

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FTSE 100 hits new high as the value of the pound drops



News May 26, 2017


The index, which tracks the value of Britain's 100 biggest companies, grew by more than 35 points to 7554.2 after UK political polling figures and US growth data caused the dollar to rise against the pound.It then dropped slightly...

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Walkers pulls Lineker selfie promotion after trolls post images of Savile and Shipman



News May 26, 2017


The faces of prolific child abuser Jimmy Savile and serial killers Fred West and Dr Harold Shipman were among those featuring in a video voiced by the former England striker.The official Walkers Crisps Twitter account was offering...

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Sir Philip Green ponders saving Topshop Australia after company collapse



News May 26, 2017


The retail tycoon's Arcadia Group is talking to administrators Ferrier Hodgson about rescue options.The discussions could reportedly lead to Sir Philip taking control of the business.It has nine stores and 17 concessions within Au...

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Sainsbury's eyes bid for giant Tesco supplier



News May 26, 2017


Sky News has learnt that Sainsbury's is in the early stages of examining a bid for P&H, which was put up for sale several weeks ago.Sources said there was no certainty that Sainsbury's would proceed with an offer, which would come...

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