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PRESS DIGEST-British Business - Jan 26

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Jan 25 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

The Times

- British ministers could demand that Britain gets back at least part of its equity stake in Eurostar in return for a financial rescue of the high-speed train passenger service. https://bit.ly/39fB9TC

- Royal Dutch Shell has agreed to buy one of Britain's largest electric vehicle charging networks as it pushes further into the power sector. https://bit.ly/3ofVzQD

The Guardian

- Edinburgh's Jenners department store is closing its landmark site on Princes Street after 183 years with the loss of 200 jobs. https://bit.ly/39fCidS

- Mastercard Inc is set to increase the fees EU firms face to take payments from online shoppers from the UK by at least 400%, in a move that could mean higher prices for consumers. https://bit.ly/2KLxALw

The Telegraph

- James Dyson is seeking hundreds of millions of pounds in damages from the European Commission in a long-running row about vacuum cleaners. https://bit.ly/2MjiHAB

- British retailer Boohoo Group Plc has bought up the Debenhams brand but not its stores in a 55 million pound ($75.19 million) deal, meaning some 10,000 staff are set to lose their jobs as the 243-year-old department store chain disappears from the high street. https://bit.ly/3peEWWW

Sky News

- JD Sports Fashion is in talks about a £400 million share sale as it eyes further opportunities to expand in the global retail industry. https://bit.ly/3pnskgg

- Britain's travel industry expects mandatory hotel quarantine to be introduced "imminently". https://bit.ly/2MpoRzi

The Independent

- Asos Plc is in exclusive talks to buy brands from Sir Philip Green's collapsed high street empire. https://bit.ly/3op2pDO

($1 = 0.7315 pounds) (Compiled by Bengaluru newsroom)