Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc may face additional lawsuits from units of Legal & General Group Plc, Prudential Plc and Standard Life Plc over a 2008 share offering before its bailout by the U.K. government.
Ralph Whitworth’s proposal to break up Timken Co. helped boost shares of the ball-bearings maker 26 percent in five months. With the stock still trading at a discount to peers, shareholders stand to more than double that gain by voting in favor of his plan in May.
Three-time champion Germany beat England 4-1 yesterday to reach a soccer World Cup quarterfinal against Argentina, a 3-1 winner against Mexico. Both games were overshadowed by controversial decisions from match officials.