And in the real world....Globespan, Microsoft, Ofcom, France Telecom, Deutsche Telekom and Credit Suisse

Today's round-up of the biggest business stories

In the real world...Campaign's round up of business news
In the real world...Campaign's round up of business news

Up to 4,000 holidaymakers may be left stranded abroad, after the Globespan Group, which operates Scotland's largest airline, was placed into administration late last night.
Source: The Times

Personal computer users in Europe will be presented with a ground-breaking choice of internet browsers from March next year, after Europe's top competition watchdog on Wednesday accepted legal commitments from Microsoft to address allegations that it unlawfully "bundles" its software products.
Source: The Financial Times

The UK has seen the highest increase in television watching among a group of western countries, according to a survey published by Ofcom.
Source: The Daily Telegraph

France Telecom and Deutsche Telekom are pressing for regulators in Brussels rather than London to scrutinise the proposed merger of their UK mobile phone businesses.
Source: The Financial Times

Staff at Credit Suisse Asset Management (CSAM) office in London conspired to flout US sanctions, helping to earn the Swiss bank the biggest penalty levied by American authorities for sanctions violations.
Source: The Times

Businessmen have become more gloomy about the economy in the past month, raising fears that Britain may slip into a "double-dip" recession next year.
Source:  The Independent

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