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PRESS DIGEST-British Business - Sept. 22

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Sept 22 (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

- HSBC Holdings Plc shares fell to their lowest point in 22 years on Monday, after it was accused along with other banks of moving billions of pounds of allegedly illicit funds. https://bit.ly/2Emwse9

- London based Wellesley Finance Plc will inform on Tuesday its 11,882 investors, owed about 118 million pounds ($151.28 million), that all bond payments will freeze. https://bit.ly/3hTxV9z

The Guardian

- The UK government is set to pause its plans for the partial return of fans to all sports stadiums on Oct. 1 because of the rapid spike in COVID-19 cases. https://bit.ly/32S3tYY

- Pubs, bars and restaurants in England will have to shut by 10 pm from Thursday under new nationwide restrictions to halt an "exponential" rise in coronavirus cases. https://bit.ly/3kFDF8u

The Telegraph

- Shareholders of Unilever NV have overwhelmingly backed proposals to shift the consumer goods titan's legal base to London, defying politicians in the Hague who have threatened a revenge tax raid. https://bit.ly/3mGSGsD

- The public body behind Manchester-to-London rail link High Speed 2 (HS2)Ltd is spending up to 2 million pounds on polling amid widespread public opposition to the scheme. https://bit.ly/35W1J31

Sky News

- The mayor of London said on Monday that he had met with council leaders from all parties and public health experts to "agree a new London plan" that "includes some new restrictions". https://bit.ly/33LY7Oh

- Canadian security group GardaWorld, which is mounting a hostile takeover bid for Britain's G4S, has asked for a meeting with ministers as it seeks to convince the government of its "long-term" commitment to the UK. https://bit.ly/3iMU0I6

The Independent

- Theresa May has vowed to rebel over the Brexit bill that ministers admitted will break international law, warning it "puts the future of the United Kingdom at risk". https://bit.ly/33NCVrh

($1 = 0.7800 pounds) (Compiled by Bengaluru newsroom)