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EDF set to seal takeover of British Energy | 24 Sep 08

French energy giant EDF has agreed to buy British Energy, the firm which operates the UK's eight nuclear power plants, in a £12.5bn deal.

Nomura deal set to secure future of Lehman’s European operations | 24 Sep 08

More than 2500 City jobs at stricken investment bank Lehman Brothers have been saved with the sale of its banking and equities businesses of Lehman Brothers to Nomura, the Asian-based investment bank.

UK slips to 16th place in “corruption index” | 24 Sep 08

The UK has fallen from 12th to 16th place in Transparency International’s Corruption Perceptions Index, which measures how “clean” a country is seen to be in its dealings at home and abroad.

FBI probe into failed institutions | 24 Sep 08

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is looking into four of the major financial institutions caught up in the current financial crisis, according to reports in the US media.

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