Smiths Group eyes medical unit sale (FT )
Smiths Group, the London-listed engineering company that will next year celebrate a centenary on the UK stock exchange, is once again weighing a potential £2bn-plus sale of its medical division that played a role in the first successful IVF treatment.
Brussels proposes halt to roaming rates across region (FT )
The European mobile industry is braced for another regulatory attack on their revenues, after Europe’s top digital commissioner proposed an end to roaming rates across the region.
Microsoft 'U-turn' sees Start button back on Windows 8 (BBC )
The Start button is to return to Microsoft's Windows operating system's desktop mode, a move seen by some as a major design backtrack by the firm.
UK house prices see modest rise, says Nationwide (BBC )
UK house prices recorded a "modest" rise in May, increasing by 0.4%, according to the latest survey from the Nationwide building society.
'Very, very heavy' Europeans are rare, says McDonald's chief Don Thompson (Telegraph )
McDonald's chief executive Don Thompson has said it is rare to see "very, very heavy" Europeans because they balance their exercising and eating habits.