News round-up, 17 October

News round-up, 17 October

Need help developing your commercial awareness? Here’s a round-up of some interesting news stories from around the web.

1. WPP in talks to buy FT’s London HQ in £90m-plus deal [via The Guardian]

2. Son sues over mum’s airing cupboard death in Pennal resort [via BBC News]

3. Apple secures ‘critical’ iPhone tech in $600m deal with UK-based firm [via The Week]

4. Data gathering ‘may deny rape victims access to justice’ [via The Guardian]

5. Ladbible rescues Unilad – with 200 jobs saved [via Sky News]

6. Transgender law reform has overlooked women’s rights, say MPs [via The Guardian]

7. Sainsbury’s-Asda inquiry to examine sale of petrol, toys and kids’ clothes [via The Guardian]

8. Audi fined £700m for dieselgate gains and oversight failings [via Sky News]