It is that time again, 10 of the best stories in the UK Sunday Business pages;
Qatari's to buy Sainsbury's - Easily the biggest story of the week. This is the way we will get all our oil money back, by letting the OPEC countries by our PLC's!
Insurance merger news - Secondly on the M&A front, a merger between Resolution and Friends Provident. What a story for Clive Cowdrey of Resolution.
Thameslink 2000 go-ahead? - Read the detail though, i think we have heard this before, and now it is only half the scheme.
Credit market affects Man U - All the issues causing the credit crunch have affected the ability of Man U to re-finance. Diddums.
...and Private Equity fundraising - boots will be harder to grow with the higher debt payments.
...but they still want Landrover and Jaguar - PE co's really the only game in town to buy the brands.
Strikes at Royal Mail - Union man Hutton has changed his tone these days?!
Metronet analysis - Taxpayers to fund bill for Gordon vs Ken war.
Trade protectionism over cheap Bra's - the EU fails to live up to its free market mantra.
Story of the week - higher interest rates on the way, because the economy is growing too fast, money supply is out of control and even the Governor of the Bank of England is telling the Government the inflation CPI figure is wrong. Very poor macroeconomic handling at the moment; sadly distracted by Government spin about other things...