PRESS DIGEST- British Business - Aug 30

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August 30 - 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.

The Times

** A former Barclays Plc trader, Christopher Ashton, faces becoming the first individual to be fined over allegations that he rigged the foreign exchange market after U.S. regulators pressed ahead with moves to impose a penalty of more than $1 million.

** The fatal collapse of a Brazilian dam operated by a mining company owned by BHP Billiton Plc and Vale SA occurred because its poorly designed structure allowed water to seep into its infrastructure and left sand inside the dam "loose, uncompacted and saturated," an expert panel announced.

The Guardian

** More than 75,000 people have signed an EU staff petition calling on former European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso to forfeit his pension because they say he brought the European Union into disrepute by joining Goldman Sachs.   Continuación...