News round-up, 12 December

News round-up, 12 December

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

1. May to fight confidence vote – and says: ‘I’m ready to finish the job’ [via Sky News]

2. Sainsbury’s and Asda appeal for extra time to deal with watchdog’s merger probe [via The Independent]

3. Home Office delays plan to suspend ‘golden visas’ for super-rich foreign nationals [via The Independent]

4. Google invests in London property tech start-up AskPorter [via Evening Standard]

5. Victoria Beckham’s fashion HQ in London sold to Middle Eastern investor [via Evening Standard]

6. Former Tesco bosses cleared as £250 million fraud trial collapses [via Evening Standard]

7. Dixons Carphone loses £440m in six months [via The Guardian]