Nov 7 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
Widening losses and a sharp fall in sales have prompted Clarks to warn that it is under "significant stress" and will make a "meaningful" number of store closures. bit.ly/2NTvmaK
Jupiter Fund Management Plc on Wednesday has hired former Northern Rock director Nichola Pease as its chairwoman. bit.ly/36GIngg
Pensions & Investment Research Consultants (PIRC) said shareholders should oppose JD Wetherspoon's annual report after questions were raised about the company's spending of almost £95,000 during the 2016 Brexit referendum campaign. bit.ly/2PWlzTM
The Appledore shipyard in Devon could reopen as soon as December if a deal about taking on the shipyard by multiple parties is secured. bit.ly/2Cn4L0m
British engineering company Rolls-Royce Holdings Plc has teamed up with German aerospace design company APUS and Brandenburg university to make a hybrid-electric engine for small planes. bit.ly/34wOLom
Intu Properties Plc has warned that it may seek extra cash from shareholders as the shopping centre firm battles falling rental income and struggles to sell assets. bit.ly/2oYxXHS
Chinese investment vehicle Hony Capital, owner of Pizza Express has hired advisers to help with creditor talks over its 1.1 billion pounds ($1.41 billion) debt pile. bit.ly/2CjaqEr
PricewaterhouseCoopers, the administrators of troubled retailer Mothercare Plc has said it will close all its 79 shops in the UK, putting 2,500 jobs at risk. bit.ly/2Ch3wQe
$1 = 0.7781 pounds Compiled by Bengaluru newsroom; Editing by Sandra Maler
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