Co-op close to deal with regulator (FT )
The Co-operative Group is poised to announce measures it has agreed with the banking regulator to bridge a capital shortfall in the banking arm of the UK’s biggest mutual.
Aerospace trio campaigns for European drone programme (FT )
Three of Europe’s biggest defence contractors have called on governments to launch a European drone programme to compete with the US and Israeli companies that dominate the sector.
G8 summit to make 'real difference' on tax avoidance (BBC )
Action will be taken at the G8 summit to make "a real difference" to the amount of tax paid by corporations, David Cameron says.
'Few fathers' take extra paternity leave - TUC report (BBC )
Less than 1% of fathers take advantage of additional paternity leave up to a total of 26 weeks, figures suggest.
Britain 'should not rely on French for new nuclear power plants' (Telegraph )
The chief executive of Urenco, the enriched-uranium supplier put up for sale for £9bn, has rounded on the Government for allowing Britain's nuclear industry to become reliant on foreign companies.