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May 9 - Publicis-Omnicom's $35 billion merger collapses amid a raft of differences over how to create the world's largest advertiser. Ivor Bennett ask where it leaves the two companies - and the other big player in the sector, WPP.
May 9 - Pfizer CEO Ian Read is heading for the UK to try to persuade politicians that his proposed merger with AstraZeneca is good for everyone. David Pollard looks at some of the obstacles potentially blocking what would be the UK's biggest corporate takeover.
May 9 - UK Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg says he will continue to fight proposals for a European financial transaction tax, which would hit the Europe’s biggest financial centre – the City of London.
May 9 - UK Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg says the Lib Dems would provide the "spine" of a possible future coalition with Labour, but a partnership with any party would not result from a personal whim.
May 9 - Traditionally, British women are the big spenders when it comes to clothes - but a new survey shows men are fast closing the gap. Hayley Platt went to Europe's biggest shopping centre to see what a new breed of 'mansumers' spend their cash on.
May 9 - The ascent of fringe parties have put the European elections on everyone’s agenda. And they could bring some unintended consequences, says Citi’s Senior Political Analyst Tina Fordham.
May 9 - UK Prime Minister David Cameron plans to renegotiate Britain’s ties with the EU are wishful thinking and will not satisfy his backbenchers, according to his coalition partner Nick Clegg.
May 9 - The Publicis Omnicom merger is off. This leaves French Publicis without a plan for replacing 72-year-old CEO Maurice Levy. Breakingviews says this intensifies the company’s succession problems
May 9 - UK Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg says the government needs to be confident Pfizer pledges are binding, in any potential takeover of AstraZeneca.
May 9 - Narendra Modi is leading India's election race with promises to rejuvenate the economy. But some young people aren't convinced - and are using music to make sure their views are heard.
May 9 - UK Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg, delivers a keynote speech at Reuters on how Britain should reform its relationship with Brussels and sets out the case for remaining inside the EU.
May 9 - Companies are sitting on a massive pile of cash, while private equity has around $1.5 tln to spend. So brace for a new wave of M&A deals, says CCLA CIO James Bevan.
May 9 - Omnicom boss John Wren got a rude awakening after being seduced by Publicis CEO Maurice Levy’s Gallic charm, says WPP CEO Martin Sorrell.
May 9 - Watch for earnings from brewer San Miguel, automaker Nissan, and Macau casino operator SJM this week ahead in Asia, alongside China industrial output and Japan GDP data.
May 9 - Breakingviews' John Foley explains how China presented a regulatory hurdle Omnicom and Publicis couldn't clear, just one factor behind the ad industry giants' decision to abandon their merger plans.