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City A.M’s transport and industry correspondent. You can follow me on @alexmdaniel

2019 Articles

South African Airways: State-owned carrier in limbo as bailout doubts persist
South African Airways: State-owned carrier in limbo as bailout doubts persist
Time is running out for South African Airways (SAA), as the embattled carrier hopes for a bailout from South Africa’s [...]
December 4, 2019
Rail strike: Union writes to South Western to restart talks as commuters complain of 'hell'
Rail strike: Union writes to South Western to restart talks as commuters complain of 'hell'
Rail union bosses have written to South Western Railway in an attempt to halt what is planned to be Britain’s [...]
December 4, 2019
The best quotes from Elon Musk's first day of 'pedo guy' testimony
The best quotes from Elon Musk's first day of 'pedo guy' testimony
Elon Musk has offered yet more memorable quotes on his first day of testimony at a defamation case over his [...]
December 4, 2019
Amey to offload two business units as Spanish owner Ferrovial works towards sale
Amey to offload two business units as Spanish owner Ferrovial works towards sale
Amey, one of the UK’s biggest providers of outsourced public services, is said to be looking to hive off two [...]
December 3, 2019
Commuter chaos continues as London rail strike standoff enters second day
Commuter chaos continues as London rail strike standoff enters second day
The standoff between South Western Railway and the Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers (RMT) Union went on today, as Labour [...]
December 3, 2019
Boris Johnson complaint over Channel 4 melting ice sculpture rejected by Ofcom
Boris Johnson complaint over Channel 4 melting ice sculpture rejected by Ofcom
There was nothing wrong with Channel 4’s use of a melting ice sculpture to represent Prime Minister Boris Johnson during [...]
December 3, 2019
Ferguson profit rises as plumbing group looks to separate UK business
Ferguson profit rises as plumbing group looks to separate UK business
Plumbing parts distributor Ferguson enjoyed rising profit after residential housing activity in the US improved. The London-listed firm said it [...]
December 3, 2019
Takeaway.com lashes out at Prosus 'scaremongering' in battle to buy Just Eat
Takeaway.com lashes out at Prosus 'scaremongering' in battle to buy Just Eat
Takeaway.com has accused Prosus, the company it is competing against to buy Just Eat, of “scaremongering” to try to persuade [...]
December 3, 2019
Christmas travel chaos looms as South Western rail staff prepare to strike from Monday
Christmas travel chaos looms as South Western rail staff prepare to strike from Monday
Londoners are set to endure a month of chaos on one of the capital’s busiest railways, after last ditch strike [...]
November 28, 2019
Airports face 'hostility' from both Labour and Tories, says former transport minister
Airports face 'hostility' from both Labour and Tories, says former transport minister
Both Labour and the Conservatives have been accused of “hostility” towards Britain’s airports, amid concerns over whether the expansion of [...]
November 28, 2019
Southeastern rail franchise on course for another extension as Go Ahead in talks with government
Southeastern rail franchise on course for another extension as Go Ahead in talks with government
Go Ahead, the company which operates the Southeastern rail franchise, is in talks with the government over extending its contract [...]
November 28, 2019
Car production falls again amid 'worrying times' for UK automotive industry
Car production falls again amid 'worrying times' for UK automotive industry
Britain’s car manufacturing industry suffered another month of decline in October, with 5,000 fewer vehicles made than in the same [...]
November 28, 2019
London is the busiest city in Europe for private jets, according to research
London is the busiest city in Europe for private jets, according to research
London has retained its position as the busiest city in Europe for private jets, with more than twice as many [...]
November 28, 2019
Rolls-Royce shares move down a gear as analysts cut rating
Rolls-Royce shares move down a gear as analysts cut rating
Rolls-Royce shares have fallen 2.8 per cent today, after analysts on both sides of the Atlantic lowered their rating of [...]
November 27, 2019