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PRESS DIGEST-Financial Times - Nov 12

Nov 12 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories in the Financial Times. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.


Martin Gilbert to take Revolut chair in January

British Steel rescued by Chinese group Jingye

Vodafone strikes deal with BT to expand broadband coverage

Burger King and Unilever launch meat-free ‘Rebel Whopper’


British-based digital bank account provider Revolut has appointed city veteran Martin Gilbert as its inaugural chairman.

China’s Jingye Group has bought British Steel in a deal to rescue 4,000 jobs, the group plans to invest 1.2 billion pounds ($1.54 billion) in the steelmaker over the next decade.

Network operator Vodafone Plc has struck a deal with Britain’s biggest broadband provider BT Group Plc to provide broadband in three British cities.

U.S.-based fast food service provider Burger King has selected consumer goods company Unilever NV to supply its upcoming plant-based burgers in around 2,500 outlets in Europe.

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