August 20, 2017 / 11:05 PM / a year ago

PRESS DIGEST- Financial Times - Aug 21

Aug 21 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories in the Financial Times. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.


Davis proposes new post-Brexit court to oversee EU relations

EE threatens legal action over mobile airwaves restriction

Asset managers ban investments in German carmakers

Charge electric car but don't boil kettle, says National Grid


This week UK will propose a “new and unique” court to oversee post-Brexit relations between the Britain and the European Union, as the Conservative government tries to force the pace of exit talks.

BT Group Plc’s EE is planning to threaten the telecoms regulator Ofcom with a High Court challenge on Monday, over its planned auction of mobile spectrum.

Three asset managers — Union Investment, Erste and Acadian — have banned investments in German carmakers from some of their funds, after Brussels announced an investigation of alleged industry collusion.

Britain’s National Grid Plc has warned that using a powerful and fast electric car charger at home will trip a main fuse if owners use other “high demand” energy items, such as kettles, ovens and immersion heaters, at the same time.

Compiled by Bengaluru newsroom; Editing by Sandra Maler

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