And in the real world... BA, Tesco, Cable & Wireless, ESPN and more

LONDON - Today's round-up of the biggest business stories.

World news... round-up
World news... round-up

British Airways staff have expressed anger over the airline’s request that they volunteer to work without pay for one month. Source: Financial Times

Tesco says it is catching up on rivals Morrisons, Sainsbury’s and Asda in terms of growth, revealing a 4.3 per cent rise in first quarter UK like-for-like sales. Source: Financial Times

The Cable & Wireless chief executive John Pluthero is to be awarded £3.1 million in shares as part of a long-term remuneration scheme. Source: Financial Times

ESPN, the Walt Disney-owned US sports cable channel, plans to bid for the Premier League rights held by Setanta should the troubled broadcaster be forced to relinquish them. Source: Financial Times

Microsoft has sued three Canadian residents who it claims were fraudulently clicking on ads on its search engine, costing it at least £456,000 in profits. Source: Independent



Become a member of Campaign from just £46 a quarter

Get the very latest news and insight from Campaign with unrestricted access to plus get exclusive discounts to Campaign events

Looking for a new job?

Get the latest creative jobs in advertising, media, marketing and digital delivered directly to your inbox each day.

Create an Alert Now

Partner content


1 Job description: Digital marketing executive

Digital marketing executives oversee the online marketing strategy for their organisation. They plan and execute digital (including email) marketing campaigns and design, maintain and supply content for the organisation's website(s).