JOHANNESBURG South African telecoms firm MTN on Monday said it was reviewing allegations raised in a U.S. complaint which accuses several firms of paying protection money to militant Islamist groups in Afghanistan.
* See complaint here: https://afghanistan.terrorismcase.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/2019-12-27-001-COMPLAINT.pdf
Stock Spirits Group's second-largest shareholder piled more pressure on the vodka maker on Thursday, raising questions about its deal-making strategy and urging the company to pay a special dividend.
Cineworld will buy Canada's Cineplex for $1.65 billion in cash, making the British firm the biggest cinema operator in North America as it looks to tackle increasing competition from online streaming services. | Video
British public services outsourcer Serco on Thursday raised its 2019 outlook, forecast a stronger 2020 and said it would consider paying dividends again, as it reaped the benefits of the acquisition of a U.S. naval systems business unit.
Ted Baker's troubles deepened on Tuesday with the sudden exit of the British fashion retailer's chief executive and chairman as it issued another profit warning and suspended its dividend, sending its shares tumbling to a 16-year low. | Video
Reach Plc , publisher of Britain's Daily Mirror newspaper, reported a rise in digital revenue on Friday and said it had quit plans to bid on assets of JPI Media, publisher of the i newspaper, The Scotsman and other titles.
Mitchells & Butlers delivered slightly better-than-expected full-year profits on Wednesday as strong sales for both food and drinks offset rising costs, sending the restaurant and pub operator's shares to multi-year highs.
Carpetright said it has agreed to be taken private by its largest shareholder, Meditor, in a deal to rescue Britain's biggest floor coverings retailer and pay down debt.
Premier Foods will launch a new range of mince pies, cherry bakewells and fruit pies packaged as Mr Kipling mini cakes ahead of Christmas, after a relaunch of the popular sweet treats brand helped it bounce back to profit.