And in the real world..Cadbury, Aviva, MySpace, Microsoft and more

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

The World...latest business news
The World...latest business news

Cadbury has posted sales growth of 7 per cent for the three months to September 30, thanks to raising prices and changing the variety of products it sells.
Financial Times

Aviva is to announce a restructuring of its European operations today after a review of its 12 continental businesses.
Source: Financial Times

Gala Coral’s shareholders have agreed to cede control of the group under a debt-restructuring proposal to be considered by the board tomorrow.
Source: Financial Times


Mircosoft’s new search engine Bing has become the first to allow users to search tweets on Twitter along with status updates on Facebook in real time.
Source: Financial Times

The chief executive of MySpace has said the company is no longer interested in competing with Facebook.
Source: Financial Times

Microsoft has launched a new operating system called Windows 7 in a bid to stave off Google which is planning to introduce a rival platform.
Source: Daily Telegraph