* H1 operating profit up 13 percent to 1.325 billion pounds from 1.170 billion in 2015.
* Says general insurance net written premiums up 7% 6 to £3,991 million (hy15: £3,678 million)
07:15 Telefonica to sell up to 40 percent of Telxius to KKR for 1.3 billion euros22
12:53 Samsung Display gets license to invest $2.5 billion more in Vietnam: state TV12
09:51 Airbus takes new hit for A400M as core profit beats forecasts17
04:46 Las Vegas Sands CEO says Japan casino resort could cost up to $10 billion15