GO GREEN OR WE QUIT, FIRMS TELL OSBORNE
Seven global electricity and nuclear technology companiesare threatening on Monday to withdraw plans for hundreds ofmillions of pounds of future investment in Britain because ofattempts by George Osborne to water down the government's greencommitments.
HOLLYWOOD RESORT TO RIVAL DISNEY PLANNED FOR KENT
The site of what was one of Europe's largest cement works isto be turned into a giant Hollywood-style theme park to rivalDisneyland Paris.
The Telegraph WEST COAST RAIL FRANCHISE OPTIONS POSE THREAT TO VIRGIN
Department for Transport lawyers have told Virgin Rail theyare examining three options for the West Coast train franchise -two of which could see Richard Branson's exit from the railways.
TREASURY SIFTS BANK GOVERNOR APPLICATIONS
Treasury officials start the final stage of the search for anew governor of the Bank of England, a "person of undisputedintegrity and standing" to tighten City of London regulation,keep the banks up to the mark and help avoid a future financialcrisis.
The Guardian OSBORNE SEALS DEAL FOR 10 BLN GBP WELFARE CUTS
George Osborne has opened the way for a fresh round of 10billion pounds welfare cuts by securing agreement from the workand pensions secretary.
The Independent TWO DAYS TO SAVE BAE AND EADS MERGER
The boards of the British defence group BAE Systemsand the aerospace giant EADS have effectively just twodays to salvage their 28 billion pounds proposed merger, whichappeared on the verge of collapse over the weekend.
($1 = 0.6176 British pounds)(Reporting by Stephen Mangan)
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