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July 2019 articles

May to chair Cobra meeting over Iran tanker crisis as oil prices rise
May to chair Cobra meeting over Iran tanker crisis as oil prices rise
The price of oil rose this morning ahead of a meeting of the government’s emergency Cobra committee, as markets react [...]
July 22, 2019
Boris Johnson likens Brexit to moon landings as Tory leadership voting enters final day
Boris Johnson likens Brexit to moon landings as Tory leadership voting enters final day
Tory party members have until the end of the day to cast their vote in the leadership election, with Boris [...]
July 22, 2019
Hong Kong protests: City in shock after ‘triad gangsters’ attack demonstrators
Hong Kong protests: City in shock after ‘triad gangsters’ attack demonstrators
Pro-democracy activists and commuters were brutally attacked in Hong Kong last night as men dressed in white left 45 in [...]
July 22, 2019
China’s Nasdaq rival Star Market see shares surge on first day of trading
China’s Nasdaq rival Star Market see shares surge on first day of trading
Shares shot up on the launch of China’s new Nasdaq rival – the Star Market – today. Shanghai Stock Exchange’s [...]
July 22, 2019
Metro Bank confirms £500m Cerberus loan sale talks
Metro Bank confirms £500m Cerberus loan sale talks
Metro Bank shares rose more than three per cent this morning as the lender confirmed it is in talks to [...]
July 22, 2019
London needs a new type of university with a new degree
London needs a new type of university with a new degree
London is fortunate to have some of the world’s best universities. Within a mile or two of the City are [...]
July 22, 2019
Woodford props up £50m funding for Atom Bank
Woodford props up £50m funding for Atom Bank
Digital banking stalwart Atom Bank has today raised £50m from its existing investors, including former star fund manager Neil Woodford. [...]
July 22, 2019
UK households remain cautious on economic outlook, discretionary income and debt levels
UK households remain cautious on economic outlook, discretionary income and debt levels
UK households remain concerned about their economic outlook, disposable incomes and debt levels, survey data out today shows. Deloitte’s consumer [...]
July 22, 2019
The EU’s new ‘dream team’ portends disaster for the failing bloc
The EU’s new ‘dream team’ portends disaster for the failing bloc
The ancient Greek philosopher Heraclitus put it perfectly: character is destiny. In the case of the European Union’s recent undemocratic [...]
July 22, 2019
DEBATE: Is 4G on the Tube something to get excited about?
DEBATE: Is 4G on the Tube something to get excited about?
Is 4G on the Tube something to get excited about? Ben Askins, managing director at Verb Brands, says YES. “Sorry [...]
July 22, 2019