News Digest – UK Business – 23 November

Nov 23 (Reuters) – Here are the headlines from the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified the reports or vouched for their accuracy.


Blenrep, a potential blockbuster blood cancer treatment being developed by GlaxoSmithKline, is being pulled from the U.S. market at the request of regulators.

Cristiano Ronaldo has left Manchester United without compensation after the parties agreed to tear up his contract.


BP Plc, when questioned by MPs, declined to say how much windfall tax it would pay without investment “loopholes”, while energy group SSE expressed concern that the tax would “favor” oil and gas drilling over renewable energy projects .

More than 1,000 security guards who deliver cash and coins to some of Britain’s biggest banks and supermarkets voted to go on strike in December, raising the prospect of a cash shortage on Christmas Eve.

The Telegraph

Rishi Sunak’s new ministers and officials have held a Cobra meeting amid fears an overlapping crisis could hit Britain this winter.

Rishi Sunak has been forced to delay long-awaited planning reforms after dozens of Conservative MPs threatened to rebel.

sky news

The Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers’ (RMT) union said workers would stage a series of 48-hour strikes in December and January to tackle a long-running dispute over wages, jobs and working conditions.

The Glazer family has officially announced its intention to look into potential sources of outside investment, which could include a full-scale auction of arguably the most famous football club in the world, Manchester United. (Compiled by Bengaluru Newsroom)

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