SILICON Valley’s stranglehold of creating leading software businesses is weakening as less than 40 per cent of the 134 software companies reaching a billion-dollar valuation over the past 10 years have come from the legendary tech hub.
INSURERS are refusing to cover new Range Rovers in London after a spate of thefts of the high-end cars.
Underwriters are wary of insuring the models, which cost around £100,000, unless they are parked securely and have tracking devices.
MINING company Condor Gold has finalised the terms of an equity subscription agreement with the International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private sector arm of the World Bank Group, to raise approximately £3.51m.
AN ANNOUNCEMENT by Randgold Resources stating that its Tongon mine in Cote d’Ivoire has finally turned a corner after experiencing technical difficulties failed to stop a decline in its share price yesterday.
When I was a child, Radio 4 was permanently on in the kitchen, and I still listen to it at every opportunity. I have never been a great fan of the Archers, but it has been a constant in my life, despite the banal story lines.
As the Prime Minister stood up in parliament to proclaim Britain "will not be paying" the €2bn bill that landed on his doorstep last week, a senior member of the European Commission was warning the British government that not to pay would be to "o
George Osborne's plans to create a "northern powerhouse" by cutting the time it takes to travel between Manchester and Leeds in half, have been embraced in a new report published by David Higgins today.
Petra Diamonds’s first quarter revenue jumped 55 per cent, boosted by the sale of a 122 carat blue diamond.
Revenue jumped to $100.8m (£62.1m) in the first quarter, up from $65.1m for quarter one last year.
British banks received the thumbs up from European authorities yesterday as the big four all passed continent-wide stress tests – but the Bank of England warned UK institutions they are not yet in the clear.
Europe's largest flight comparison firm, eDreams Odigeo, is mulling legal action after its shares tanked nearly 60 per cent on Friday when Iberia and British Airways (BA) pulled tickets from three of its websites.
Ancient Italian bank Monte dei Paschi failed the European stress tests by far and away the biggest margin, the authorities said yesterday, highlighting the dire state of the country’s financial sector.
Voters in Ukraine have backed pro-European President Petro Poroshenko following a fraught election campaign, as the nation battles to recover from intense fighting with separatists in the east of the country.