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