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Sunday Papers: Back my Brexit or we’ll never leave, says Theresa May

And Domino’s Pizza accused of misleading the City as franchisees ramp up row with pizza delivery giant.

Sunday Papers: Back my Brexit or we’ll never leave, says Theresa May

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  • The Sunday Times: Theresa May will tell Brexiteers this week that they have until Thursday to support her or risk never leaving the EU.
  • The Sunday Times: Domino’s Pizza Group has been accused of misleading the City over the state of relations with the powerful franchisees who run most of its 1,100 stores.
  • The Sunday Telegraph: Barclays has reshuffled its board just weeks after top shareholders pushed incoming chairman Nigel Higgins to bring in fresh blood.

Business and economics

  • The Sunday Times: The two biggest property agencies, CBRE and JLL, have refused to help Sir Philip Green carry out a controversial insolvency procedure to cut costs at his retail empire.
  • Mail on Sunday: Hedge funds have taken £1 billion bet against Vodafone after the telecoms giant's megadeal to buy Liberty Global's European cable assets.
  • The Observer: The US government faces tens of millions in extra payments to keep its no-deal ferry contracts in place in the event of a delay to the country leaving the EU.
  • The Sunday Telegraph: Amey, the troubled contractor, is locked in a standoff with Birmingham City Council over Europe’s biggest roads contract which threatens the delivery of the 2022 Commonwealth Games.
  • The Observer: Facebook is facing explosive new questions about when senior executives knew of Cambridge Analytica’s abuse of users’ data, one year on from when the scandal first broke.
  • The Sunday Times: Jack Wills has poached Claire Wain from the womenswear chain Jigsaw as new finance director.
  • The Sunday Times: The jeweller Links of London is on the brink of collapse, putting 500 jobs at risk in shops and concessions.
  • Mail on Sunday: Stationery chain Office Outlet, formerly known as Staples, is set to appoint administrators this week.
  • Mail on Sunday: Nationwide is to launch a marketing campaign pledging that it will not close any of its 650 branches if they are the last in town.
  • Mail on Sunday: Discount retail giant B&M Bargains, which has about 600 stores and annual sales of £2.6 billion, is attempting to wriggle out of strict rules designed to stop major chains exploiting food and drink suppliers.
  • The Sunday Times: Santander has begun to divert spare capital away from its UK operations as regulation, taxes and Brexit dampen growth prospects for international lenders.
  • The Sunday Times: The Financial Conduct Authority is investigating Debenhams over claims that the troubled department store misled suppliers and concession holders in a press release last year.

Share tips, comment and bids

  • Mail on Sunday (Midas share tips): Try Zotefoams, the firm behind faster trainers.
  • The Sunday Telegraph: Italian officials are in discussion with US airline Delta to resurrect a rescue deal for Alitalia as concerns mount that easyJet is about to walk away from a deal to save the bankrupt carrier.
  • The Sunday Times: Rival outsourcing giants have approached Interserve’s administrator, EY, about buying its services business.
  • The Times: Intu Properties, the owner of the Trafford Centre in Manchester, is looking for buyers for its £860 million Spanish portfolio as it tries to cut its debts in the wake of two failed takeover bids.
  • The Sunday Telegraph (Comment): With clarity on Brexit, UK stocks and the pound will soar.

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