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Company Results & Outlooks

UPDATE 2-Older Britons take shorter trips in Brexit squeeze-Saga CFO

* Two new cruise ships due to launch by 2020 (Adds CEO, CFO, analyst comments; FTSE 250 performance)

Insurer Saga reports 5.5 percent rise in profits

LONDON, Sept 22 British over-50s travel and insurance company Saga Plc reported a 5.5 percent rise in first-half pre-tax profit, bolstered by strong demand for holidays among older Britons.

22 Sep 2017

UPDATE 2-Soccer-Man Utd hunt for more trophies after revenues hit high

* Club seeking first Premier League title since 2013 (Adds details from investor call)

Regulatory News, 21 Sep 2017

UPDATE 3-Leadership limbo and murky outlook drag down British outsourcer Capita

* Capita still looking for a new CEO (Writes through, adds quotes, background)

21 Sep 2017

EU eyes solo move to increase tax on online giants, risking US anger

* Move may cause troubles with Washington, other rich nations

Regulatory News 21 Sep 2017

Soccer-Manchester United expect to match record revenue in 2017-18

Sept 21 English soccer club Manchester United said it was likely to maintain revenue around last year's record level in 2017-18 as it returns to the lucrative European Champions League.

Regulatory News, 21 Sep 2017

UPDATE 1-UK Co-Operative's move to share wealth hits profit

* Remains in exclusive takeover talks with Nisa (Adds detail, CEO comment)

M&A 21 Sep 2017

CORRECTED-Johnson Matthey to invest 200 mln pounds in battery material technology

LONDON, Sept 21 Johnson Matthey said it will invest an initial 200 million pounds ($270 mln) in expanding its battery material technology business from 2018, aiming to capitalise on growth in the electric vehicle market.

21 Sep 2017

Johnson Matthey to invest $200 mln in battery material technology

LONDON, Sept 21 Johnson Matthey said it will invest an initial $200 million in expanding its battery material technology business from 2018, aiming to capitalise on growth in the electric vehicle market.

21 Sep 2017

UPDATE 2-CRH reinforces U.S. grip with $3.5 bln Ash Grove Cement deal

* CRH shares rise sharply as analysts see big synergies (Adds share price, quotes, details)

Regulatory News, Bonds, M&A 21 Sep 2017