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City Link
Tuesday 27 January 2015
Jon Moulton, the boss of Better Capital that owned City Link has spoken of his deep regret at the attempt to turn around the failing company.“We killed ourselves to try to save this company and we failed" he said.
Unison
Tuesday 27 January 2015
The Unison union has called off plans NHS workers to walk out on 29 January. After bitter disputes over pay with Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt, the union said a new offer from the Department of Health would be put to its members.
David Cameron
Tuesday 27 January 2015
With just 100 days to go until the General Election voters may already be tiring of the political parties endlessly repeated policy pledges and sound bite phrases.
Tuesday 27 January 2015
Afren's share price closed down 71 per cent at just over 5p today, an all-time low, after the company said a funding crisis may force it to restructure its debt.
EDF
Tuesday 27 January 2015
EDF has become the last of the "big six" energy suppliers to cut gas prices. 
Tuesday 27 January 2015
Agents' Mutual online property portal OnTheMarket has got off to a bit of a soft start, largely thanks to estate agents sticking with its rivals Zoopla and Rightmove.
Ajani tries his luck
Tuesday 27 January 2015
  Back in August, new graduate Alfred Ajani was struggling to find a job.  
Apple store front and logo in China
Tuesday 27 January 2015
The figures Apple’s first quarter results are always big as they almost always follow an iPhone launch. This year’s no different: we'll find out just how well the iPhone 6 has done.
Satya Nadella
Tuesday 27 January 2015
Microsoft’s share price has plummeted almost 10 per cent in morning trading on the New York Stock Exchange, after profits fell in the second quarter.   Shares opened at $42.96 after closing at $47.18 on Monday night.
Character from Better Call Saul
Tuesday 27 January 2015
UK fans of the hugely anticipated Breaking Bad spin-off Better Call Saul should clear their diaries for 9 February. That's when the very first episode of the new series will be available to watch on Netflix.
Tuesday 27 January 2015
Stylishly dressed, confident in manner and authoritative in tone, it's hard to imagine Stella Cox ever had difficulty convincing her colleagues to employ her abilities in the work place.
DLR
Tuesday 27 January 2015
London commuters can breathe a sigh of relief this afternoon, after it was announced tomorrow's 48-hour strike on the DLR has been suspended.
Polar bear on the Tube
Tuesday 27 January 2015
We know it's cold in London, but we didn't think it was Arctic. Why else would a polar bear be wandering the capital's streets?
Tessa Munt and Nick Clegg
Tuesday 27 January 2015
Yesterday City A.M.
Tuesday 27 January 2015
London Heathrow's decades-long reign as the world's busiest airport came to an end last year, following a surge in passenger numbers at Dubai International.
Tuesday 27 January 2015
Dixons Carphone's share price fell as much as 5.6 per cent in early afternoon trade today, making it the biggest faller on the FTSE 100, after a broker downgrade.
Xbox One
Tuesday 27 January 2015
Who came out on top in the battle for Christmas supremacy between Xbox and PlayStation?  
Cyclepath Victoria Embankment
Tuesday 27 January 2015
A revised version of the heavily anticipated 'Crossrail for Bikes' has been given the green-light by London mayor Boris Johnson, as part of a £913m policy to get more Londoners cycling. 
Double chin
Tuesday 27 January 2015
We could soon wave goodbye to wobbly chins and welcome in slim, defined jawlines with just the jab of a needle.  
Houses for sale
Tuesday 27 January 2015
Mortgage lending in the UK fell in December for the six month in a row, with gross borrowing levels 12 per cent lower than they were a year ago.   
Tuesday 27 January 2015
The secretary-general of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) has warned under-investment could one day push oil prices as high as $200 per barrel, as crumbling demand risks discouraging producers from pumping money into the
Tuesday 27 January 2015
A huge blizzard hitting the east coast of the US and New York City isn't closing down US markets and it remains business as usual on Wall Street.
Russian dolls
Tuesday 27 January 2015
European leaders have written a joint statement saying they will back new sanctions against Russia, after renewed violence in eastern Ukraine.
Aer Lingus
Tuesday 27 January 2015
International Consolidated Airlines (IAG) is ready to add Aer Lingus to its roster, with the Irish airline's board set to recommend its third takeover to shareholders.
Tuesday 27 January 2015
UK GDP growth slowed in the fourth quarter of 2014, coming in at 0.5 per cent and falling short of expectations.
Tuesday 27 January 2015
It's being touted as the longest election campaign in history - and don't we know it. With exactly 100 days until the nation goes to the polls, party leaders have well and truly drawn the battle lines.
Pills
Tuesday 27 January 2015
Regular, over-the-counter drugs used to treat a number of common ailments could significantly increase the risk of developing dementia.   
Model S
Tuesday 27 January 2015
Airbnb has some pretty funky spots - from a footballer's family vineyard to, er, Ikea.
Facebook
Tuesday 27 January 2015
Millions of Facebook and Instagram users were left stranded without profiles to lurk, updates to post and photos to “like” this morning, as the social networks were down for around an hour.  
peppa pig characters
Tuesday 27 January 2015
The figures Full-year earnings are expected ahead of forecast for the Peppa Pig maker sending shares as much as 10 per cent higher in early trading.
Foxtons board
Tuesday 27 January 2015
The figures
Rangers
Tuesday 27 January 2015
Rangers have agreed to take a £10m loan from Mike Ashley, which has been secured against the club's Murray Park training ground and registered trademarks.
EasyJet plane at airport
Tuesday 27 January 2015
THE FIGURES It’s a good start to the year at EasyJet, as numbers for the first quarter are taking off, sending shares up by more than three per cent on the open.
New York cab
Tuesday 27 January 2015
Three Russians have been charged in connection with a Cold War-style spy ring attempting to gather economic intelligence on sanctions by posing as a bank employee, US authorities have said.
Tuesday 27 January 2015
The UK's fracking sector breathed a sigh of relief last night, after an attempt to suspend its progress was voted down in parliament.
Tuesday 27 January 2015
Global markets yesterday brushed off the result of the Greek election despite the country’s banks becoming embroiled in a potential crisis.
Tuesday 27 January 2015
The threat of a moratorium on fracking, which was debated in parliament yesterday, pushed shares in UK-based oil and gas explorer IGas Energy down by 28 per cent amid fears that the UK’s shale gas industry was about to be put on hold once again.
Tuesday 27 January 2015
GREEK Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is set to appoint economics professor Yanis Varoufakis to lead his bid to renegotiate the country’s debts with the EU and International Monetary Fund.
Tuesday 27 January 2015
UK OIL giant BP is freezing pay across the company this year in response to falling oil prices. BP employs 84,000 staff globally.
Tuesday 27 January 2015
TRANSPORT for London is warning that a two-day strike being organised by the union RMT, which will disrupt the DLR tomorrow and Thursday, could result in no services running at all.
Tuesday 27 January 2015
Confidence in London’s financial technology (FinTech) startup community, and indeed its wider startup sector, was understandably at an all time high yesterday as another of the City’s rising tech stars completed a funding round reaching a $1bn (£6
Tuesday 27 January 2015
Shares climbed 2.42 per cent at International Consolidated Airlines Group (IAG) yesterday, after the company confirmed that it had submitted a third offer for Irish flag carrier Aer Lingus.
Tuesday 27 January 2015
Both reviled and admired, London’s Centre Point tower at the east end of Oxford Street has stirred controversy ever since it was first erected in 1966.
Tuesday 27 January 2015
HOTEL chain Jurys Inn has been bought by US private equity firm Lone Star Funds.
Tuesday 27 January 2015
Customers of forex and spreadbetting site Alpari UK could have to wait four to six weeks before they can re-access their funds, one of the bidders to buy parts of the collapsed firms warned yesterday.
Tuesday 27 January 2015
SHIRE’S $5.2bn (£3.45bn) takeover of NPS Pharmaceuticals just weeks ago is already paying off. Shire shares rose 1.08 per cent yesterday after NPS’s Natpara drug was approved by US regulators over the weekend.
Tuesday 27 January 2015
AA executive director Nick Hewitt is taking a leave of absence from the company due to ill health, the roadside assistance firm announced yesterday.
Tuesday 27 January 2015
SHARES in energy firm SSE went up by 1.61 per cent yesterday after the company confirmed that it would be dropping its prices by 4.1 per cent from 30 April onwards.
Tuesday 27 January 2015
HAL Trust, the owner of global optician GrandVision, is looking to raise as much as €1.3bn (£971m) through the company’s initial public offering on Euronext, it emerged yesterday.
Tuesday 27 January 2015
TESCO offloaded its music streaming service Blinkbox Music to Australian firm Guvera yesterday in a deal thought to be worth around £5m, significantly less than the £12m the supermarket paid to acquire the service in 2012.

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