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Asda: UK billionaire brothers edge ahead in race to buy supermarket

Image copyright Getty Images Asda could return to UK ownership for the first time in 20 years after a group comprising the billionaire Issa brothers and TDR Capital emerged as frontrunners to buy the supermarket. It is understood the Blackburn-based brothers and the private equity firm have been named as preferred bidders. Asda has been owned by US giant Walmart… Read more →

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Santander hit by online banking outage ahead of holiday weekend

Image copyright Getty Images Santander UK customers were unable to access their online accounts for several hours from Friday morning until mid-afternoon. “We are currently experiencing issues with customers logging in to Online Banking,” the lender told customers via Twitter. It comes ahead of a bank holiday weekend and monthly salary payments for millions of Britons. The bank said the… Read more →