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Property to let
Saturday 26 July 2014
A capital gains tax that the government is planning to impose on some property owners could hinder investment in the private rented sector, tax specialists and investors have
Train station in London
Saturday 26 July 2014
Rail passengers travelling to and from London can expect a continuation of rail disruptions following yesterday's storms.   
Supermarket
Saturday 26 July 2014
Local councils in England are requesting the right to impose a “Tesco Tax” on large supermarkets, in an attempt to recirculate supermarket spending in small communities.   
Sky EPG
Friday 25 July 2014
Sky Europe, as BSkyB has now been dubbed after buying up its Italian and German counterparts for between £5bn and £7bn, will span six countries and reach 20 million customers.
Jeff Bezos behind Amazon logo
Friday 25 July 2014
Amazon shares have folded faster than high-street bookstores today after the Nasdaq showed what it thought of the world's largest online retailer 
Pounds Sterling
Friday 25 July 2014
As employment data has been showing, real wages are yet to catch up with inflation or regain their pre-crisis levels.
Friday 25 July 2014
With London Underground commuters now braving the sometimes unbearable heat of the Tube at rush hour, Woodford resident and comedian Russell Kane has been called on to investigate some of the well known 'faux pas' commuters dread committing on the
For sale signs
Friday 25 July 2014
The boom might be ending: London House Prices have stagnated in July, recording their first almost growth-free month since December 2012.
Friday 25 July 2014
The Welsh government's Advisory Panel on Substance Misuse (APoSM) has voiced its support for plans to introduce a minimum price for alcohol to clamp down on substance misuse.
McDonalds
Friday 25 July 2014
McDonald's has had to withdraw thousands of chicken nuggets from sale in Hong Kong after revealing it had been using ingredients from a supplier at the epicentre of a Chinese food-hygiene scare.
Friday 25 July 2014
Ecuador's socialist dominated National Assembly has for all intents and purposes banned digital currencies while the country prepares to establish a new currency, reports Coi
Fireworks over London
Friday 25 July 2014
Preliminary data has confirmed what almost everyone expected: UK output is finally back above its pre-crisis levels. A consensus poll of analysts expected to see that GDP had risen by 0.8 per cent in the second quarter of 2014.
Sky logo
Friday 25 July 2014
BSkyB's share price opened 3 per cent lower this morning after announcing a long-awaited £5.3bn deal to acquire European pay TV operators Sky Deutschland and Sky Italia from Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox, creating one of the biggest
RBS
Friday 25 July 2014
State-backed bank RBS has today cautioned investors on the level of returns it expects to make.
Friday 25 July 2014
BRITAIN is set to outstrip global growth this year, with figures out today expected to confirm that the economy has bounced back from the recession and is now larger than it ever has been before.
Eric T Schneiderman
Friday 25 July 2014
Barclays squared up to US regulators yesterday, fiercely rejecting claims it had lied to investors using its dark pool trading facilities.
Friday 25 July 2014
CENTRICA finally confirmed yesterday that it was in talks with BP’s Iain Conn over the possibility of him taking over the top role from Sam Laidlaw.
Roman Abramovich
Friday 25 July 2014
Lawyers have cast doubt on the plausibility of directing EU sanctions at Russian oligarchs, as politicians look to freeze the assets of figures close to President Putin.
Friday 25 July 2014
Construction groups Balfour Beatty and Carillion are in talks to merge, a deal which could create a colossus with a market capitali­sa­tion of more than £3bn.
Friday 25 July 2014
AMAZON shares plunged in after-hours trading last night, as the firm reported a net loss of $126m (£74.18m), an even worse outcome than analysts expected.
Friday 25 July 2014
INSURANCE firm Lancashire yesterday revealed plans to return all its earnings to shareholders, as the previous chief executive’s leaving package was disclosed.
Bank of England
Friday 25 July 2014
Investors in banks will have explicitly to recognise that they could be bailed in to prop up failing lenders, under new rules published by the Bank of England yesterday.
Friday 25 July 2014
US ACTIVIST hedge fund Elliott Management has taken a 6.7 per cent stake in Interpublic, the world's fourth largest advertising company, in the hopes of pushing its management to consider a sale.
Friday 25 July 2014
THE EX-BOSS of troubled Portuguese financial group Espirito Santo was arrested yesterday amid allegations of tax evasion and money laundering.
Peter Sands
Friday 25 July 2014
With Standard Chartered under pressure after poor results, the clock is ticking on the reign of chief executive Peter Sands
Friday 25 July 2014
ECONOMIES across the Eurozone are beginning to recover, but the sustained slump in France is weighing on that emerging growth, influential surveys showed yesterday.
Friday 25 July 2014
JOBLESSNESS fell in Spain in the past three months, official figures showed yesterday, as the economic recovery started to be felt in earnest.
Friday 25 July 2014
HACKERS stole sensitive personal information from the European Central Bank’s (ECB) website this week, the institution said yesterday. Email addresses and contact data were stolen in the attack.
car manufacturing
Friday 25 July 2014
Car manufacturing in the UK rose by 3.5 per cent in the first half of the year to hit nearly 800,000 units produced, helped by the launch of a range of new models, with more anticipated in the months ahead.
Friday 25 July 2014
ENERGY network operators SSE and UK Power Networks (UKPN) are set to pay out an extra £3.3m for power cuts during the storms last winter.
Friday 25 July 2014
Luxury carmaker Bentley expected to increase sales volumes this year by less than forecast, boss Wolfgang Duerheimer said yesterday as he outlined dealership expansion plans and a potential new model.
Friday 25 July 2014
ROYAL Mail chief Moya Greene’s £1.35m pay package was overwhelmingly approved yesterday as a threatened shareholder revolt failed to mat­er­ialise at its annual general meeting (AGM) in Birmingham.
Friday 25 July 2014
Recalls batter GM profits but Ford makes progress
Friday 25 July 2014
GLAXOSMITHKLINE yesterday said it had applied for EU approval for the world’s first malaria vaccine, although the drug would be used solely for children in Africa.
Friday 25 July 2014
Wal-Mart Stores has replaced its US head Bill Simon with Asia chief Greg Foran (pictured) as it seeks to restore the fortunes of its largest business after a year of sluggish sales.
Canary Wharf
Friday 25 July 2014
The boss of Canary Wharf Group said yesterday that government attempts to pour cold water on the housing market would do little to ease the UK’s housing crisis as the group prepares to make a push into residential.
Friday 25 July 2014
EUROPE’S largest media group Reed Elsevier yesterday said it expected another strong year of underlying revenue, profit and earnings growth after demand for exhibitions and financial news helped it to beat profit forecasts during the first half of
Friday 25 July 2014
EASYJET shares continued to slide yesterday after the company forecast annual profits for the year to 30 September would be between £545m to £570m, 14 to 19 per cent higher than last year, but slightly below a range of analysts’ forecasts.
Friday 25 July 2014
IBERIA, the Spanish airline that merged with British Airways, will cut more than 1,400 jobs after an deal was reached with unions as part of a restructuring programme.
Friday 25 July 2014
AEROSPACE giant Bombadier yesterday announced it was cutting 1,800 jobs as part of a huge reorganisation, following the shed-ding of 1,700 jobs earlier this year.
Friday 25 July 2014
THE BULL market for UK wealth management firms showed no signs of slowing yesterday after three firms reported an increase in money managed for their wealthy customers.
All Bar One
Friday 25 July 2014
The World Cup put the boot into pub food sales over May and June as consumers, rather than eating out at their local Mitchells & But­ler’s or Marston’s pubs, stayed at home to watch the action in Brazil.
Friday 25 July 2014
Quantum Advisory
Friday 25 July 2014
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Friday 25 July 2014
THE FTSE yesterday rose, as gains at media company Reed Elsevier helped offset a slump in home improvements ret­ailer King­fisher. Britain’s main index closed up 0.3 per cent, or 23.31 points, at 6,821.46.
Friday 25 July 2014
WALL Street yesterday ended a quiet session as earnings painted a mixed picture of the economy, though the S&P 500 set another record high.
Jeff Bezos behind Amzon logo
Thursday 24 July 2014
More of the same from Amazon, as it continues its tradition of favouring growth over profits.
Starbucks logo
Thursday 24 July 2014
Global coffee giant Starbucks topped Wall Street expectations once again.
Facebook logo
Thursday 24 July 2014
It wasn't that long ago that Facebook's stock was on a downward spiral, as investors questioned the social network's ability to make money with an increasing number of people logged in via their mobile devices.

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