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Barton Moss gas fracking exploration facility
Tuesday 19 August 2014
Ineos has joined the dash to frack with the acquisition of a 51 per cent share of the Petroleum Exploration and Development Licence (PEDL), as the company looks to take part in the nascent shale gas industry in the UK.
Aston Martin factory
Tuesday 19 August 2014
UK factories are in a sweet spot, according to a report on global industrial conditions released this morning, with companies re-shoring to an increasingly competitive UK manufacturing sector.
Mark Carney and George Osborne
Tuesday 19 August 2014
Tim Wallace takes a look at the evolving relationship between the Treasury and the Bank of England.  
Stephen Billingham
Tuesday 19 August 2014
Stephen Billingham knew his time at Punch Taverns wouldn’t be a walk in the park, in fact he says that was exactly why he came: “I enjoy doing interesting things, these challenges are part of the appeal to come in and get involved.”
Bovis Homes
Tuesday 19 August 2014
Bovis Homes revealed a 166 per cent leap in first half pre-tax profits as Britain’s buoyant property market helped the housebuilder to sell a record number of homes.
JetCards
Tuesday 19 August 2014
The UK’s strengthening economy and corporates’ increased willingness to use private jets have helped Air Partner to sell more than £5m worth of its JetCards in the first six months of the year – more than double the amount they sold for the whole
Nationwide
Tuesday 19 August 2014
Nationwide's profits more than doubled in the first quarter of its 2014 financial year, the building society said yesterday. But its mortgage lending volumes were hit hard as tougher new rules came into force in April.
Tuesday 19 August 2014
The Chinese property market’s slowdown is starting to alarm analysts, with more cities now reporting falling prices than at any time since at least a decade ago.
hail storm
Tuesday 19 August 2014
Lloyd's of London insurer Amlin saw its pre-tax profit fall eight per cent for the first half of 2014, with a strong pound and higher than usual catastrophe losses behind the dip.
Tuesday 19 August 2014
HARI SIVAKUMARAN ORIEL SECURITIES
Tuesday 19 August 2014
LUKE Savage will be putting his briefcase down at a new desk today, as he begins his role as finance director at Standard Life.
EE homepage
Tuesday 19 August 2014
Mobile operator EE was crowned the UK’s best performing mobile network, according to an independent study out today.
Tuesday 19 August 2014
The pay gap between men and women is an astonishing £9,096 on average per year, or 23 per cent, according to new figures released today.
Deutsche Bundesbank HQ
Tuesday 19 August 2014
A clash between the major Euro­zone economies over the currency union’s fiscal rules is looming, according to one of the leading Ger­man politicians in Angela Mer­kel’s party.
Francois Hollande
Tuesday 19 August 2014
The French government’s admission that it will not be able to reach its deficit targets for the year is a negative signal for the Eurozone, according to credit ratings agency Moody’s.
Mayfair in London
Tuesday 19 August 2014
Middle Eastern buyers have been ramping up their presence in the capital and now account for half of all purchases of £10m-plus homes in Mayfair each year, new figures released yesterday show.
Tuesday 19 August 2014
PROPERTY giant Lend Lease said yesterday it had handed over the last phase of homes at East Village, which once housed athletes during the 2012 Olympics and Paralympics, to the Olympic Delivery Authority.
Tuesday 19 August 2014
INEOS has joined the dash to frack with the acquisition of a 51 per cent share of the Petroleum Exploration and Development Licence (PEDL), as the company looks to take part in the nascent shale gas industry being promoted in the UK.
smartphone
Tuesday 19 August 2014
Venture capital (VC) funds Index Ventures and North West Fund topped a list of the most active venture investors in UK-based tech firms since 2009, according to data from CB Insights.  
Tuesday 19 August 2014
A surge in the number of Britons booking their next holiday abroad helped online retail sales bounce back in July after a disappointing first half of the year.
Fairmont St Andrews
Tuesday 19 August 2014
Kennedy Wilson Europe Real Estate, the US-managed property fund that raised £1bn through a London float earlier this year, has snapped up a luxury 520-acre golf resort in St Andrews, Scotland for £32.4m.
Tuesday 19 August 2014
A MINE in Papua New Guinea owned by Rio Tinto that has been closed for a quarter of a century following a violent uprising in the country is under review, as the massive mining company considers its options for the site with the possibility of a s
Mercedes-Benz
Tuesday 19 August 2014
Mercedes-Benz has taken a hit to its activities in China after anti-monopoly authorities in the country judged the luxury car maker to be guilty of overcharging Chinese consumers for spare parts.
Tuesday 19 August 2014
A MAJOR find of up to 300m barrels of oil off the coast of Australia was announced yesterday by US based oil company Apache Corporation, rep­resen­t­ing potentially one of the big­gest oil discoveries there in around 30 years.
Interstate 75/State Route 70 interchange in Manatee County, Florida
Tuesday 19 August 2014
The share price of WS Atkins was boosted yesterday after the engineering, design and project management company announced it would sell its Polish business to Norwegian consultancy and design business Multiconsult AS.
Kea Petroleum website
Tuesday 19 August 2014
Oil and gas explorer Kea Petroleum’s shares plummeted over 66 per cent in one day, following an announcement that it would plug and abandon its Puka-3 well after poor results from drilling conducted at the site.
Tuesday 19 August 2014
Turner & Townsend
Tuesday 19 August 2014
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Tuesday 19 August 2014
THE FTSE 100 yesterday climbed on the back of investor relief that a feared escalation in the Ukraine crisis had failed to materialise.
Tuesday 19 August 2014
WALL Street rallied yesterday, with the Nasdaq closing at a 14-year high, as increasing confidence among home builders and hopes for receding tensions in Russia emboldened investors in the equity market.
House prices
Monday 18 August 2014
After the great heating comes the cooling: according to the latest figures from Rightmove the property market is slowing down. 
Putin Rosneft
Monday 18 August 2014
Rosneft, Russia's largest oil company, is about to drill for oil in the Arctic in tandem with a Norwegian company, despite the sanctions reaching for the Russian oil industry.
Teresa May
Monday 18 August 2014
The UK taxpayer is facing a £224m bill after a tribunal in Massachusetts ruled that the government had unlawfully terminated a contract with a US defence firm. 
Bitcoins
Monday 18 August 2014
Bitcoin has crashed to below $500 for the first time since May, dipping as low as $309 on BTC-e, the world’s third-largest Bitcoin exchange. The “flash crash” put an end to a relatively stable period for Bitcoin.  
Monday 18 August 2014
New research suggests the UK's rise in obesity has not been caused by, as many have suggested, high-fat foods and sugary drinks but by a lack of physical activity.
Fruit and vegetables
Monday 18 August 2014
Fruit and vegetable growers in the European Union will receive emergency funding worth 125m euros from the European Commission.   
Houses in London
Monday 18 August 2014
London’s rental market has inflated at record speed in recent years as high house prices prevented swathes of potential first-time buyers from taking the leap.
Monday 18 August 2014
Uber has received some welcome news from Berlin's Administrative Court.
Julian Assange
Monday 18 August 2014
1. The taxpayer has spent £6.5m on police officers stationed outside the Ecuadorian embassy during his two-year stay, to arrest him should he try to leave.  
Julian Assange
Monday 18 August 2014
October 2006 – Assange sets up Wikileaks as a platform for anonymous whistleblowers.    
Monday 18 August 2014
David Cameron has announced that government policy will soon be subject to a "family test".
North Sea oil and gas
Monday 18 August 2014
A new report suggests that forecasts by the Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) for North Sea oil and gas revenues have been significantly underestimated.  
Vladimir Putin
Monday 18 August 2014
Exports and imports between the Eurozone and Russia have plummeted in the period January to May, figures from Eurostat revealed today.  
Monday 18 August 2014
Forbes magazine has given London's stellar reputation as a global capital of business, finance, culture another boost by naming it the world's most influential city.
Iraqi kurd fighters
Monday 18 August 2014
David Cameron has said Britain is “not going to get involved in another war in Iraq”.  
Monday 18 August 2014
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has confirmed plans to leave the Ecuadorian embassy, after widespread rumours he was planning to give himself up.
Sam Walsh
Monday 18 August 2014
Rio Tinto has announced that it is reviewing all options for its 53.8 per cent stake in Bougainville Copper Limited.  
Houses in UK
Monday 18 August 2014
UK housebuilder Bovis Homes has experienced a 166 per cent rise in profit following a strong demand for new homes.   
Mo Farah
Monday 18 August 2014
After a record-breaking Commonwealth Games for England, Scotland and Wales, the athletes of Great Britain banded together to repeat the feat at last week's European Athletics Championships in Zurich.
George Osbourne & Mark Carney
Monday 18 August 2014
City MP Mark Field last night questioned the independence of the Bank of England, sensationally suggesting that governor Mark Carney and chancellor George Osborne had made a pact that would ensure interest rates remained at their historic low unti

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