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Wind Farm
Sunday 20 July 2014
The UK's foreign direct investment (FDI) stock was greater than that any of its European neighbours last year, according to a government report.  
RJ Reynolds
Sunday 20 July 2014
RJ Reynolds says it will fight a court order to pay $23.6bn (£13.8bn) to a woman whose husband died of lung cancer in 1996.  
Sold sign outside house
Saturday 19 July 2014
The number of first-time buyers purchasing their own home is now at its highest since pre-crisis 2007 with 144,500 first-time buyers jumping on to the property ladder in the first half of the year- a 25 per cent rise on the same period in 2013.
TSB high street sign
Saturday 19 July 2014
TSB has expressed an interest in buying the mortgage portfolio from Britain’s so-called bad bank, made up of the remains of Northern Rock and Bradford and Bingley, for £1.4bn according to
Flowers outside Dutch embassy in Kiev
Saturday 19 July 2014
Malaysia Airlines has named the 283 passengers and 15 flight crew who were travelling on the flight which was downed in the Ukraine, in an attempt to contact family members or friends of those killed.
Ed miliband
Saturday 19 July 2014
Ed Miliband has told Labour there will be no return to the high spending of the previous Labour government and that the party will commit to "balancing the books" at the Party’s national policy forum in Milton Keynes today.
Hand holding starbucks coffee cup
Saturday 19 July 2014
Coffee lovers in one lucky city will get to test out a new service from Starbucks which lets you place an order from wherever you are for pick up in store using a smartphone app as the coffee chain begins trialing mobile ordering.
Soldier stands on plane wreckage in field
Saturday 19 July 2014
Russia and Ukraine’s political row over who is responsible for shooting down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 has surfaced on wikipedia after a Russian state broadcaster was caught changing a wikipedia page about the disaster.
Google
Friday 18 July 2014
Safe to say that shareholders are satisfied with Google's latest batch of results.
Tesco delivery van
Friday 18 July 2014
Tesco is planning to build 4,000 homes across the UK on land it had previously bought to expand its supermarket locations but will no longer use.
wreckage MH17 Malaysian Airlines
Friday 18 July 2014
Global oil prices have risen steeply as fears of a prolonged period of heightened geopolitical tension, and its possible impact on oil supplies, grew following the downing of the Malaysia Airlines jet in eastern Ukraine.
City of London
Friday 18 July 2014
We all know London house prices have been skyrocketing, and a 20 per cent rise in the last 12 months shows a market where demand is high a
Manchester United Louis van Gaal
Friday 18 July 2014
They may be signing up sponsors like they're going out of fashion this week, but Manchester United have dropped one place to third
Jeff Bezos holding Kindles
Friday 18 July 2014
Amazon has officially launched its new book subscription service Kindle Unlimited after details of the new offering leaked earlier in the week.
Aer lingus planes
Friday 18 July 2014
Aer Lingus chief executive Christoph Mueller is to step down next year after five years at the helm of the Irish airline.
Li Keqiang
Friday 18 July 2014
Chinese premier Li Keqiang has indicated that if China fails to hit the 7.5 per cent target for 2014 it will not be a cause for concern, so long as wages are rising and the economy is creating jobs.
MH17 wreckage
Friday 18 July 2014
European shares edged lower today, weighed down by geopolitical risks in the aftermath of the MH17 Malaysian Airlines crash over eastern Ukraine and the Israeli ground offensive in the Gaza strip.
Susan Wagner of BlackRock
Friday 18 July 2014
Sue Wagner, a founder of asset management firm BlackRock, has been appointed to Apple’s board as a replacement for the tech giant’s longest serving board member, Bill Campbell, who is retiring.
Bank of England
Friday 18 July 2014
Peer lending and crowdfunding are becoming an "increasing source of finance" for firms, as non-bank alternatives are giving a growing number of UK firms a helping hand, according to the Bank of England. 
Testubes
Friday 18 July 2014
After weeks of speculation, US pharmaceutical giant AbbVie has wrapped up the acquisition of Shire for £31bn as it stands to benefit from the UK's more lenient tax laws. 
Business men eating ice creams
Friday 18 July 2014
London is set for a scorcher today with temperatures expected to hit a sweltering 30C so grab a pair of sunnies and head outside if you can handle the heat.
Co-op
Friday 18 July 2014
The Co-operative Group has agreed to sell its pharmacy business to privately owned Bestway for £620m, using the funds to slash its huge debt and invest in its core business across its consumer and retail divisions. 
Crossrail logo on a hard hat
Friday 18 July 2014
Hong Kong transport company MTR has been awarded the lucrative contract to run London’s new Crossrail train service by Transport for London.
Tim Cook
Friday 18 July 2014
Apple's new iPhone looks set to begin production next month, with Taiwan's Hon Hai Precision Industry Co Ltd manufacturing the majority o
Canary Wharf
Friday 18 July 2014
The UK's banking sector is set to face a fresh competition inquiry that could lead to sweeping changes across the industry with British lenders at risk of being broken up.  
Friday 18 July 2014
In its latest publicity-driven stunt, innovative taxi app Uber will be delivering ice cream to scorched Londoners today, on what promises to be the capital's hottest day of the year. 
Friday 18 July 2014
A passenger jet was shot down over Ukraine near the Russian border yesterday, killing around 300 people and straining the already tense geopolitical situation.
Friday 18 July 2014
THE OWNER of sandwich takeaway chain Pret a Manger is evaluating plans to list one of the UK’s biggest wealth managers on the London stock market, the latest in a string of potential new issues from mid-market buyout firms.
Friday 18 July 2014
A major new competition probe could result in the further break-up of leading high street banks, analysts warned yesterday, with RBS and Lloyds most vulnerable to the demands of regulators.  
oil rig
Friday 18 July 2014
Changing energy policy is to blame for a dramatic drop in deals and drilling in the UK North Sea, a new report from Deloitte claims today.
Friday 18 July 2014
LABOUR leader Ed Miliband is expected to announce plans this weekend to introduce two new rail bodies overseen by parliament as part of a renationalisation scheme.
Nick Clegg
Friday 18 July 2014
A Liberal Democrat manifesto pledge to force big companies to publish the average pay of their male and female employees has been dismissed as “crude” by the Institute of Directors (IoD).
Friday 18 July 2014
Plans to build a new cancer care centre at St Bartholomew’s Hospital were passed by the City of London Planning and Transportation Com­mittee yesterday, having received support from City figures such as Sam Laidlaw of Centrica and HSBC’s Stuart Gu
Friday 18 July 2014
THE CITY of London has delayed a controversial vote over whether to grant the Heron Tower permission to rename itself after its biggest tenant, Salesforce, in a new twist to the saga.
Friday 18 July 2014
MICROSOFT chief executive Satya Nadella kick-started one of the largest round of layoffs in tech history yesterday when he announced the software giant would shed 18,000 jobs, a move supported by investors as Microsoft’s stock reached a 14-year hi
Friday 18 July 2014
DAVID Cameron has promised new measures to block strikes that don’t have the support of at least 50 per cent of the workforce.
Friday 18 July 2014
  The UK government yesterday said it would guarantee a £230m loan for Grangemouth oil refinery in Scotland, reaffirming its support for the region ahead of September’s referendum.  
Friday 18 July 2014
ENERGY giant SSE yesterday revealed that it lost 110,000 customers in the last quarter, despite freezing its prices.
Friday 18 July 2014
GULF Keystone Petroleum’s chief executive and founder Todd Kozel has said he will step down from the board, heading off a rumoured shareholder revolt at the oil explorer’s annual meeting yesterday.
Adam Crozier
Friday 18 July 2014
  Liberty Global, the owner of large swathes of European cable TV infrastructure including Virgin Media, yesterday bought a 6.4 per cent stake in ITV from BSkyB for £481m.  
Friday 18 July 2014
Speculation is rife that ITV could be up for grabs, following Liberty’s purchase of a stake in the independent British broadcaster.
Game of Thrones cast
Friday 18 July 2014
Time Warner’s shares rose 3.6 per cent yesterday following news on Wednesday that Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox had made an unsuccessful $80bn offer for the firm last month.
Friday 18 July 2014
ENTERTAINMENT One yesterday announced that it had purchased Canadian unscripted TV firm Paperny Entertainment for C$29.2m (£15.9m).
Friday 18 July 2014
CHINESE web giant Alibaba will reportedly begin its investor roadshow in September just ahead of a New York listing that could value the firm at $200bn (£117bn).
Friday 18 July 2014
INVESTMENT bank Morgan Stanley more than doubled its profits as stock markets soared and clients sent more work the bank’s way, it said yesterday.
Friday 18 July 2014
I was sitting with an investment banker from one of the City’s bulge bracket banks yesterday who was describing the performance of London’s new issues this year as “broadly positive”. Of course, this statement is true, as far as it goes.
IBM's 'Watson' computing system
Friday 18 July 2014
IBM reported higher-than-expected quarterly revenue and profits last night, as it pressed ahead with its shift to higher-end businesses such as big data, cloud computing, and security and mobile services.
Friday 18 July 2014
Google's business chief will be leaving the company, in the latest high-ranking departure at the search giant, as the firm beat second quarter revenue expectations.
Barbie dolls
Friday 18 July 2014
The world’s largest toymaker Mattel reported its third straight fall in quarterly revenue yesterday as sales of its iconic Barbie doll declined the most since mid-2009.
Friday 18 July 2014
SPORTS DIRECT said yesterday that it had held “encouraging talks” with Adidas, after the iconic German sportswear brand refused to provide it with key kit for the teams it sponsored at the World Cup.

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