News round-up, 5 December

News round-up, 5 December

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

1. May to publish Brexit legal advice as Tories urge change of course [via The Guardian]

2. Ryanair faces legal action over refusal to refund cancelled flights [via The Guardian]

3. Ethical veganism could be considered a religion in landmark tribunal case [via The Telegraph]

4. Martin Sorrell’s S4 buys ad firm MightyHive in $150m deal [via The Guardian]

5. Plastic recycling: Business leaders demand UK stops sending waste to developing world [via Sky News]

6. Marlboro maker in takeover talks with cannabis firm Cronos [The Guardian]

7. BT loses appeal to change method of pensions calculation [via The Guardian]

8. Shell to link executive pay to carbon reduction [via The Week]

9. Why internet access is a human right [via The Week]

10. Brexit: Pound value jumps after European Court of Justice official says UK can revoke Article 50 [via The Independent]

11. Ted Baker staff demand end of ‘forced hugging and culture of harassment’ [via The Independent]

12. MPs rule government ‘in contempt of parliament’ [via The Week]