Sunday 11 June 1995
Telewest, the cable operator, bid an agreed pounds 679m for SBC Cablecomms, leading to speculation that there would be only four or five operators within a few years.
Camelot, operator of the National Lottery, announced a maiden profit of pounds 10.8m for the year to March. The Lottery began on November 19.
The Bank of England, and Lloyds, Barclays and Midland banks, decided to sell 21 per cent of 3i, the venture capital firm.
Peter Troughton, managing director of UK retailing at WH Smith, the newsagent, announced he was leaving the company by mutual agreement after criticism of its strategy.
- 2 Man who held up 'hire me' sign at Waterloo station returns a year later with 'I'm hiring' sign
Rowan Atkinson to sell £10 million McLaren 'supercar' he crashed into a tree and a lamppost
UK weather: Snow to fall in the coming week with sub-zero temperatures to last until early February
Saudi preacher who 'raped and tortured' his five -year-old daughter to death is released after paying 'blood money'
Warriors in ancient Iraq suffered Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder more than 3,000 years ago, say researchers
US blames Russia after rocket attacks in Ukraine kill at least 30
Nigel Farage: NHS might have to be replaced by private health insurance
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
French court convicts three over homophobic tweets, in case hailed as a 'significant victory' by LGBT rights campaigners
British Muslim school children suffering a backlash of abuse following Paris attacks
George Galloway condemns 'racist, Islamophobic, hypocritical rag' Charlie Hebdo at freedom of speech rally
Islamic history is full of free thinkers - but recent attempts to suppress critical thought are verging on the absurd
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