And in the real world....Royal Mail, The National Lottery, Kraft, Cadbury,Tesco, HBOS

LONDON - A round-up of today's biggest business stories.

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

The auction of Camelot, the National Lottery operator, took a significant step forward last night after it emerged that Royal Mail had bowed to pressure from fellow shareholders to sell its 20 per cent stake in the business.
Source: The Times

Kraft is on Friday expected to release the offer documents for its £9.8bn hostile bid for Cadbury, reiterating the cash and stock terms it proposed last month.
Source: The Financial Times

Tesco is planning scores of new supermarkets across Britain before a proposed clampdown that would restrict its ability to expand.
Source: The Times

The Treasury was formulating secret plans to support HBOS in early 2008 - even as the mortgage giant was preparing to tap its shareholders in a multi-billion pound rights issue.
Source: This Is Money