And in the real world... Nokia, Bovis, RBS, GM and more

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

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

Nokia, the mobile phone maker, is set to move into the PC market with the introduction of its Booklet 3G netbook.
Source: The Daily Telegraph

Housebuilder Bovis is to begin buying land again despite a pre-tax loss of £8.6 million in the first half of this year, saying it is "cautiously optimistic" about the housing market.
Source: The Independent

Illegal downloaders will have their broadband connections cut off under new measures about to be put forward by the Government.
Source: The Guardian

The sale of Royal Bank of Scotland’s assets in China has been stalled after hitting an obstacle that could disrupt talks with preferred bidder Standard Chartered.
Source: The Financial Times

General Motors is considering shelving the proposed bailout of its Opel car arm by the German government amid concern that talks on the deal will not be successful.
Source: The Financial Times

The CBI employer’s organisation predicts that a quarter of large employers are likely to freeze their hiring of new university graduates.
Source: The Financial Times

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