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CORRECTED-PRESS DIGEST-British Business - Sept 30

(Corrects date in headline and dateline)

Sept 30 (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

- The German sports car brand Porsche debuted on the Frankfurt bourse yesterday, where its shares were offered at 82.50 euros ($81.00) apiece, valuing the manufacturer at 75 billion euros ($73.62 billion).

- Arrival, a start-up initially funded by former Vladimir Putin minister Denis Sverdlov, has created the first all-electric large van to be made in Britain, that will be delivering parcels in London in time for Christmas.

The Guardian

- The foil-wrapped chocolate bunny made by premium chocolate maker Lindt & Sprüngli is celebrating a legal victory, after Switzerland's highest court ruled that it deserves protection from copycat products, including one made by Lidl.

- British authorities are taking "precautionary" steps to ensure UK oil rigs are not vulnerable to interference after drones were spotted near Norwegian rigs and the Nord Stream pipelines were damaged.

The Telegraph

- Diesel is now a record 17 pence ($1.26) per litre more expensive than petrol amid a surge in demand for diesel-powered generators to try and shore up electricity supplies.

- UK Prime Minister Liz Truss is set to meet European leaders next week at Prague for the inaugural gathering of the "European political community" a new community initiative proposed by France's Emmanuel Macron.

Sky News

- De La Rue, the London-listed banknote printer, is facing demands for a board seat from Crystal Amber, one of its biggest investors, amid discontent at its poor performance.

- Joules, the crisis-hit fashion retailer, is working with Interpath Advisory on a company voluntary arrangement (CVA) that would, if approved, pave the way for store closures, rent reductions and job cuts.

The Independent

- Finland said on Thursday it would close its border to Russian tourists at midnight, shutting off the last remaining direct land route to the European Union for them as thousands of Russians seek to avoid conscription into the war in Ukraine.

($1 = 13.5135 pulas)

($1 = 1.0185 euros) (Compiled by Bengaluru newsroom)