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Retail heavyweights Mike Ashley, Allan Leighton eye BHS stores

LONDON Mike Ashley, the billionaire owner of sports goods chain Sports Direct , could step in to save BHS, the 88-year-old British retailer that collapsed last Monday, the Sunday Telegraph reported.

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ECB's Coeure says not an option to give up on inflation target

FRANKFURT Euro area inflation will rise only gradually but giving up the target is not an option even if the European Central Bank has a "very flexible" interpretation of its medium-term objective, ECB board member Benoit Coeure told a German newspaper on Sunday.

11:38am BST

MPs ask Philip Green to testify in BHS pensions inquiry

LONDON British MPs have asked retail billionaire Philip Green and his wife Tina to appear before them within the next few weeks to help with inquiries into the failure of department store chain BHS and its pension liabilities.

3:14am BST

Vodafone picks BofA, Kotak, UBS, other banks for India IPO - sources

SINGAPORE/HONG KONG, April 30 British telecoms operator Vodafone has picked Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofA), Kotak Investment Banking and UBS as joint global coordinators of its Indian unit's IPO, people familiar with the matter said, kicking off its long-awaited listing plan.

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