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Tanishaa Nadkar

Premier Inn-owner Whitbread sees slowdown as new virus wave grips Europe

27 Oct 2020

Whitbread said on Tuesday business had slowed this month after the government asked people to work from home and imposed new regional lockdowns, adding to pressures after the Premier-Inn owner posted a hefty first-half loss.

Viagogo may have to sell all or part of StubHub: UK watchdog

22 Oct 2020

Viagogo may need to sell all or part of StubHub, the UK's Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) said on Thursday, after an in-depth probe into its $4.05 billion purchase of eBay's ticket reselling unit.

Caesars to buy William Hill for £2.9 billion in sports-betting drive

30 Sep 2020

U.S. casino operator Caesars Entertainment agreed on Wednesday to buy British-based gambling group William Hill for 2.9 billion pounds ($3.7 billion) to expand in the fast-growing U.S. sports-betting market. | Video

Caesars shoots lower than expected with $3.7 bln William Hill bid

28 Sep 2020

Caesars is in advanced talks to buy William Hill in a deal that would value the British bookmaker at 2.9 billion pounds and give the casino operator control of a quickly expanding U.S. sports-betting and online business. | Video

Caesars shoots lower than expected with $3.7 billion William Hill bid

28 Sep 2020

Caesars is in advanced takeover talks with William Hill that value the British bookmaker at 2.9 billion pounds ($3.7 billion) and would give the casino operator full control of a quickly expanding U.S. sports-betting and online business. | Video

UPDATE 3-Caesars shoots lower than expected with $3.7 bln William Hill bid

28 Sep 2020

* Caesars eyeing 272p/share offer, far below market expectations

William Hill gets bid approaches from Apollo and Caesars

25 Sep 2020

William Hill has received rival takeover proposals from buyout firm Apollo and U.S. casino operator Caesars Entertainment , the British betting firm said on Friday, without disclosing the value of the offers.

Cineworld swings to loss, says may need to raise more money

24 Sep 2020

Cineworld said on Thursday it might need to raise more money if it is required to shut its theatres again following fresh pandemic curbs, as the world's second-biggest cinema operator swung to a first-half loss, sending its shares down 17%.

World News

Sunshine State showdown: Trump, Biden to take campaign battle to Florida

With Election Day looming, President Donald Trump and Democratic rival Joe Biden will both rally supporters on Thursday in the critical battleground state of Florida – campaigning in the same city hours apart and putting their differing approaches to the resurgent coronavirus pandemic on full display.