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Tuesday 16 September 2014
APPLE chalked up a hit with its iPhone 6 as the technology giant received more than 4m pre-orders for the handset on its first day on sale – double the 2m sales the iPhone 5 attracted on its launch.
Tuesday 16 September 2014
Fashion house Burberry used its runway show yesterday at London Fashion Week to reveal its tie-up with Twitter. A “buy now” button allows users to purchase an item from the tweet, without being redirected to another page.
Tuesday 16 September 2014
ENTREPRENEUR of the year The City A.M. Entrepreneur of the Year award recognises those individuals or groups who set up a successful new venture and are now growing it as a profitable business.
Bill Ackman
Tuesday 16 September 2014
Top hedge fund investor Bill Ackman has snubbed London in favour of Amsterdam to list his new $5bn (£3.1bn) investment vehicle.
Tuesday 16 September 2014
Spanish banking giant Santander yesterday announced the purchase of the remaining 25 per cent of Banco Santander Brasil which it did not already own.
Tuesday 16 September 2014
US HEALTHCARE group Danaher, which owns the colour matching service Pantone, is to buy Nobel Biocare for an agreed $2.2bn (£1.35bn) to become the world’s biggest player in a dental implants market benefiting from growing demand for cosmetic dentis
Tuesday 16 September 2014
Carl and Jamie Jackson: The winning team behind the website that started with the 2001 British Lions rugby tour down under
Tuesday 16 September 2014
MySale, the Australian flash sales site, is pushing ahead with its Euro­pean expansion, after snapping up a 60 per cent stake in a rival Scandi­navian website.
Tuesday 16 September 2014
UK company TUI Travel yesterday agreed the terms of its all-shares merger with its German parent TUI, creating the biggest integrated leisure tourism group.
Tuesday 16 September 2014
The price of a barrel of oil slipped to a 26-month low during trading yesterday, hit by signs of a slowdown in China and despite the impact of new sanctions on Russia.
Tuesday 16 September 2014
British oil and gas explorer Hurricane Energy revealed yesterday that production from one of its projects off the Shetland Islands could be around double previous expectations following testing.
Tuesday 16 September 2014
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Tuesday 16 September 2014
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Tuesday 16 September 2014
ENERGY shares capped the FTSE 100 yesterday, hit by the combin­ation of slowing economic growth in China, the world’s top energy consumer, and new sanctions against Russia.
Tuesday 16 September 2014
US STOCKS closed mixed yesterday, as the tech sector dragged the Nasdaq down and kept the S&P 500 near the unchanged mark while investors cleared the decks for Chinese giant Alibaba’s debut planned for later this week.
Alibaba
Monday 15 September 2014
Alibaba has raised the indicated price range for its shares which will sell on the New York Stock Exchange later this week.  
U2
Monday 15 September 2014
Apple have set up a new web page detailing how you can remove U2's Songs Of Innocence from your iTunes account.
iPhone 6
Monday 15 September 2014
Over 4 million pre-orders were made for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus within the first 24 hours of being available, Apple has revealed.  
Robot on playing field
Monday 15 September 2014
Not content with creating a robot able to fold itself up like origami, or the
Rileys
Monday 15 September 2014
Sports bar chain Rileys has entered administration, putting more than 500 jobs at risk across the UK.   
Quade Cooper
Monday 15 September 2014
Aviva Premiership Rugby is set to increase the league’s salary cap by 10 per cent in future seasons, and will also allow clubs to sign a second “excluded” player from overseas.  
Premier Oil
Monday 15 September 2014
Seven men have been ordered to pay nearly £3.25m after they were found guilty of insider trading as part of an FCA investigation code-named Operation Saturn.  
Trinidad and Tobago beach
Monday 15 September 2014
How sure were we that the Apple Watch was going to be called the iWatch? Everyone was fairly confident Apple would go by previous form with its “i” nomenclature. Everyone was wrong.
Android One phone
Monday 15 September 2014
Google has launched its first Android One smartphone in India - a budget device aimed at enticing the “next billion” smartphone users in the country and other emerging markets.
Monday 15 September 2014
Fresh concerns have been raised over Scotland's future in the EU if a Yes prevails when Scots go the polls to decide whether to secede from the UK.
Markus "notch" Persson
Monday 15 September 2014
Having sold his company, Mojang, to Microsoft for a cool $2.5bn (£1.5bn) today, Minecraft creator Markus "Notch" Persson announced his departure
Minecraft
Monday 15 September 2014
After weeks of speculation, Microsoft has confirmed its deal to buy Swedish video game developer Mojang and its hugely popular game Minecraft for $2.5bn (£1.5bn).   
London house prices
Monday 15 September 2014
The latest figures from Rightmove show London's average asking price grew by 13 per cent over the last year, the biggest rise anywhere in the country.
Scotland
Monday 15 September 2014
Could Scottish independence lead to the break up of the European Union?  
European flag
Monday 15 September 2014
The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development has cut its 2014 GDP growth forecast for the Eurozone by a third, from 1.2 per cent to 0.8 per cent.  
David Beckham
Monday 15 September 2014
David Beckham has become the latest big name to enter the fray over Scottish independence.
Phones 4u sign
Monday 15 September 2014
Dixons Carphone is planning to offer jobs to hundreds of Phones 4u employees after the mobile phone retailer collapsed into administration.
Scottish independence
Monday 15 September 2014
As we enter the final days of the campaign for Scottish independence, the polls are coming in thick and fast. The Sunday papers carried three polls, with two placing the no vote in the lead.
Vladimir Putin
Monday 15 September 2014
Scottish independence may be hitting the headlines over here, but morning trading showed markets' main concerns are still over the situation in Ukraine and the associated sanctions hitting Russian businesses. 
Tag Heuer shop
Monday 15 September 2014
Apple might have one more watchmaker a little hot under the collar with the Apple Watch.
London houses
Monday 15 September 2014
House prices across England and Wales were up 7.9 per cent over the last 12 months, according to data from Rightmove.
Pedestrians using mobile phones
Monday 15 September 2014
Anyone who has spent time in a city is familiar with the frustrations of phone zombies - the strange, hunched figures absent-mindedly wandering into oncoming pedestrians' paths because they're too busy using their phones to look where they're goin
Indy ref
Monday 15 September 2014
Investors  ditched £17bn of shares, bonds and assorted financial assets in the last month as fears grow that the Yes campaign could triumph in Scotland.
Monday 15 September 2014
Housebuilding and construction group Galliford Try has been chosen as the preferred developer by the Greater London Authority to build the Silvertown Way development.
Floyd Mayweather
Monday 15 September 2014
Boxer Floyd Mayweather overcame Marcos Maidana for a second time in Las Vegas last night, adding yet more millions to his stratospheric career earnings.  
Alex Salmond
Monday 15 September 2014
A number of firms are putting stock market flotation plans on hold ahead of the Scottish referendum, fearing market turmoil could throw the initial public offerings (IPOs) off track.
Jon Moulton
Monday 15 September 2014
Celebrity business leaders may be using crowd funding websites to exploit retail investors, the outspoken private equity guru Jon Moulton
Monday 15 September 2014
Thousands of people turned out yesterday for the closing stages of the Tour of Britain race in central London. Defending champion Sir Bradley Wiggins was victorious in the first race of the day, the individual time trial.
Phones4U
Monday 15 September 2014
High street mobile retailer Phones 4u has collapsed into administration after being dropped by its last re­maining network partner EE.
The Queen
Monday 15 September 2014
The Queen spoke out for the first time on the Scottish referendum debate yesterday, telling a well-wisher as she left church in Balmoral that voters should think carefully about how they cast their ballot this week.
Monday 15 September 2014
DAVID Cameron yesterday promised to “hunt down” the Islamic State (IS) terrorist who beheaded UK national David Haines, warning the government would stop at nothing to see justice served.
Monday 15 September 2014
­­­The UK’s housing crisis could be resolved quickly if the government added a new land classification to green and brownfield sites, a new report claims.
Monday 15 September 2014
REVENUES at PwC rose five per cent to £2.81bn in the last year, as the professional services firm highlighted a big increase in client confidence across the UK in a further sign of strengthening economic recovery.
Monday 15 September 2014
The US private investment firm looking to buy Tottenham Hotspur is today revealing another push into the London market with a £400m development in Islington.
Monday 15 September 2014
FIRMS are flooding back to London, driving occupancy rates in the square mile back up to their highest rate since the credit crunch struck, a study from TheCityUK shows today.

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