Alys Key

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Donald Trump is now the bookie's favourite to win the Nobel Peace Prize this year, after the President accepted an invitation [...]

23 October

In the Prahova county of Romania, just outside Bucharest, there is a town called Urlati. From the verb “urla”, to howl, its [...]

9 September

Tesla shares dived in pre-market trading as two executives quit the company today, with one resigning after just a month, citing [...]

7 September

Waterstones has announced the acquisition of the Foyles bookshops, saying the combined business will be stronger in the face [...]

7 September

Shoppers ditched the high street in August, making it one of the worst months on record, new figures have shown. [...]

7 September

English whisky maker The Lakes Distillery is mulling a listing on London's junior market, it revealed this morning. [...]

7 September

Pub group Greene King sold 3.7m pints of beer during the World Cup, helping it to post solid growth figures ahead of its AGM today. [...]

7 September

Sports Direct has offered loans to some of House of Fraser's stricken suppliers, it has emerged. [...]

6 September

Chapel Down has announced the acquisition of another patch of land in Kent, affirming its position as the largest producer of [...]

6 September

Fast-growing London coffee and restaurant brand Grind has snapped up a former Jamie's Italian site in Greenwich for its biggest [...]

6 September

Burberry has announced it will no longer destroy unsold items after widespread outrage from investors and campaigners to the [...]

6 September

Asda has joined the rest of the big four in ending a price guarantee initiative, saying it is "less relevant" to customers. [...]

6 September

The UK boss of financial adviser Lazard is headed to the pub with a new job as chairman of Marston's. [...]

6 September

Govia Thameslink owner Go-Ahead Group reported higher profits this morning despite losing a franchise and dealing with timetable [...]

6 September

If you look past the shiny new signage on the front of the John Lewis & Partners flagship Oxford Street store, there is a [...]

5 September