December 6, 2017 / 1:02 AM / 2 years ago

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - Dec 6

Dec 6 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

The Times

- Finance Minister Philip Hammond has been banned from using a fleet of RAF jets and helicopters until the Treasury settles a bill with the Ministry of Defence, the Times has learnt.

The Guardian

- Ministers have vowed to overhaul Britain's fight against extremism after a report revealed chances to thwart the Manchester attack were missed and the leader of the London Bridge assault struck while under investigation by MI5 as a threat to national security.

- The European Union has named 17 countries in its first ever tax haven blacklist and put a further 47 on notice.

The Telegraph

- Theresa May is facing a Cabinet revolt after pro-Brexit leaders led by Boris Johnson and Michael Gove expressed "genuine fear" the Prime Minister is trying to force through a soft Brexit.

- As many as 670 British jobs are at risk after U.S. conglomerate General Electric Co said it had submitted a proposal to employee representatives following a review into its power division.

Sky News

- A plot to assassinate Prime Minister Theresa May has been foiled, Sky sources have confirmed.

- Douglas Flint, the former chairman of HSBC Holdings Plc , will be unveiled on Wednesday as a member of fintech investor Motive Partners' global advisory council.

Compiled by Bengaluru newsroom

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