Source - SMW
A summary of Thursday's business headlines. Coverage of UK general election and Brexit, sterling, Santander, WPP, OECD, Greece debt, Astrazeneca, easyProperty, BHS, Uber, house prices, Burberry and much more ...


UK general election 2017 poll tracker

Diane Abbott replaced in Labour's top team on eve of election

EU negotiators steeled for post-election Brexit crisis

Theresa May ramps up anti-terror rhetoric in final election push

The network that remains at the heart of UK Islamist extremism

Emirates president pledges to 'tough it out' as airline struggles

Santander takes over 'failing' rival Banco Popular after EU steps in

'New and improved' products drive sales, but sometimes in reverse

The Danube Valley: central Europe's answer to Silicon Valley

Noble Group's banks poised to decide trading house's fate

UK election night watchlist for the pound, FTSE 100 and gilts

How Britain and France's economies match up

Investor doubts about Trump agenda weigh on dollar

Five markets charts that matter for investors


Britons left to foot bill for Spanish bank rescue

WPP rebels want post-Sorrell strategy

UK must borrow more, says OECD

Green feels the fashion pinch

Greece seeks debt relief as it edges closer to default

All eyes on polls as markets wait and see

Win or lose, May and her plans for Brexit have been badly damaged


Berendsen agrees to £2.2bn takeover by French rival Elis

Investors pressure WPP to ready successor to £48m man Sir Martin Sorrell

Shares in RPC tumble as investors spot 'red flags'

Dong Energy plugs offshore wind farm into world-first battery system

Sir Philip Green's retail empire takes £130m hit on BHS collapse and high

Judge calls off High Court trial into RBS rights issue

AstraZeneca banks up to £230m on Zomig migraine drugs deal

Fat chance of delaying markets reform, EU watchdog tells City

Santander buys struggling Spanish bank Popular for €1

easyProperty to merge with estate agency group in £60m deal


May will fail to deliver Brexit trade deal, OECD predicts

Pound could plummet if general election delivers hung parliament

Uber fires 20 over scandal. Can Silicon Valley's CEOs heed warning?

Election 2017: Here's what the Tories and Labour are promising workers

What will happen to stock markets if Jeremy Corbyn wins?

House price growth weakest in four years in May says Halifax

Santander rescues rival Banco Popular from collapse buying it for €1


Sir Philip Green: Retail empire reels from BHS closure and Topshop fall

US oil firm Halliburton branded 'obscene' over unpaid UK internships

Santander and RBS haunted by ghost of crisis past

OECD: Outlook for global economy is 'better, but not good enough'

WPP: More than a fifth of investors reject Sorrell's £48m pay package

Winds of change: Gusts across Europe help set renewable power record

Housing market: UK prices rise for first time in five months

Burberry: Bailey to get £10.5m in shares when he checks out as CEO


Greek debt timebomb: Athens could beg EU lenders to avert deadlock if talks break down

General Election: Four ways the result could affect expats in the EU

EU crisis: Euro sinks as European Central Bank set to admit its policies are failing

Why Donald Trumps tax policies on expats will be huge boost for Britain