What the other papers say this morning - 6 August 2013


UK weighs legal action over Gibraltar
Britain is looking at whether it can take Spain to the European courts over its treatment of British nationals at the border with Gibraltar. UK officials are taking advice on whether checks on cars as they try to cross from Spain into Gibraltar violate EU rules on free movement.

Turkish ex-military chief jailed
A Turkish court has jailed a former military chief for life and imposed tough sentences on other defendants accused of plotting to overthrow the government, ending a controversial trial that exacerbated deep rifts between the Islamist-rooted government and secularists.

EU defers China telecoms case
The European Union will hold off making a decision on whether to launch an incendiary trade case against Chinese telecoms companies until after China Mobile selects winners for a huge contract to build a next-generation wireless network in the Asian country.


Tesco boss Noel Robbins retires
A veteran Tesco executive, Noel “Bob” Robbins, who sold shares ahead of last year’s disastrous profit warning has retired after 38 years with the retailer.

Offers over £140m for home on The Mall
The developer of Britain’s most expensive house is attempting to beat his own record with a place on The Mall, just yards from Buckingham Palace.

The Daily Telegraph

Tesco creates new carvery restaurant
Tesco has created a new restaurant concept in a move designed to tap into the popularity of carvery meals among British families and attract shoppers to its largest supermarkets.

Luxury tour operator takes rival stake Luxury tour operator Scott Dunn has taken a majority stake in rival Imagine Travel to take advantage of demand for high-end holidays.


Cooperation on air traffic stalls
After three years of cooperation developing new air-traffic control systems, the US and the EU have slipped into a disagreement that threatens to undermine their aviation partnership.

BMW issues recall in China
BMW’s Chinese joint venture will recall more than 140,000 cars because of defective plugs in the electric power steering system.