Talks about borrowing £30m have reportedly failed, potentially putting 15,000 jobs at risk.
The Spanish bank is seeking "strategic alternatives" after scrapping a merger with BBVA.
It has been investigating the "dumping" of cheap wines in China - an accusation Australia denies.
The two tech giants account for around 80% of the £14bn ($18.7bn) spent on online advertising in 2019.
The company's investments will mostly be in Singapore, the UK and the Philippines.
Official forecasts suggest the state pension will rise by 4.1% in April 2022 when unemployment is high.
With Covid cases rising and uncertainty over government support, employers planned 51,000 job cuts
Although Black Friday spending in the UK is set to soar in 2020, some brands won't be taking part.
In-person meetings were suspended when EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier had to self-isolate.
The retail giant says frontline UK and US staff will get bonuses as a thank-you for working through the pandemic.
Every year the chancellor doles out billions of pounds of taxpayer money, but where does it go?
The chancellor has been making some claims about pay in the public and private sectors.
Bar chain owner Martin Greenhow says hospitality is "on the brink of financial collapse".
UK Hospitality warns its members are facing mass redundancies as England tiers are revealed.
Retailer Marks & Spencer says that some of its food product lines may be unavailable in January.
Thousands of pension holders owed more than a billion pounds despite promises their money was safe.
Sir Brian Leveson will oversee the company's efforts to monitor its suppliers more closely.
The chancellor said that he could not justify a wage rise for all public sector workers.
Phasing out the Clydesdale Bank brand will see the firm's banknotes begin to disappear from circulation.
The virus is one of three "once in a lifetime" recent economic shocks says the Resolution Foundation.
London has been dethroned from top spot as the coronavirus pandemic reverses "a century of progress".
Leaders of Britain's biggest unions vow to resist chancellor's freeze on workers who "risked everything".
Black Friday and Christmas shopping are here - but it may be harder than ever to snag what you want.
Recruitment firms say restaurants, bars and hotels are the worst-hit.