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Manchester City lose financial fair play appeal to prevent Uefa investigating allegations
Manchester City lose financial fair play appeal to prevent Uefa investigating allegations
Manchester City’s efforts to block a Uefa investigation into financial fair play violations have been rejected by the Court of [...]
November 15, 2019
Four reasons to fear Labour's plan to part-nationalise BT
Four reasons to fear Labour's plan to part-nationalise BT
British businesses today poured scorn on Labour’s plans to provide Brits with free broadband and part-nationalise BT, slamming the policy [...]
November 15, 2019
21 UK stocks in danger from a Labour election win
21 UK stocks in danger from a Labour election win
The Labour party today announced it will nationalise parts of BT if it wins power in December’s General Election. The [...]
November 15, 2019
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn's British broadband speech in full
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn's British broadband speech in full
Jeremy Corbyn has laid out plans to provide free full fibre broadband to every UK household and part-nationalise BT this [...]
November 15, 2019
Interserve CEO Debbie White  confirms exit plan
Interserve CEO Debbie White confirms exit plan
Interserve chief executive Debbie White has announced she will step down at the end of the year after implementing a [...]
November 15, 2019
BT CEO warns Labour's part-nationalisation plan could cost £100bn
BT CEO warns Labour's part-nationalisation plan could cost £100bn
BT’s chief executive Philip Jansen has warned that Labour’s plan to renationalise parts of the telecoms giant could cost more [...]
November 15, 2019
Private equity giant Carlyle dragged into dispute over Taylor Swift's past hits
Private equity giant Carlyle dragged into dispute over Taylor Swift's past hits
Taylor Swift has begged private equity titan The Carlyle Group for help after accusing two record executives of exercising “tyrannical [...]
November 15, 2019
Italy declares state of emergency as Venice plunged under water
Italy declares state of emergency as Venice plunged under water
Italy has declared a state of emergency in Venice with much of the historic city under water following its worst [...]
November 15, 2019
Watchdog pauses investigation into First Group's West Coast Rail franchise
Watchdog pauses investigation into First Group's West Coast Rail franchise
The UK’s competition watchdog has paused its investigation into the decision to award the West Coast Rail franchise to First [...]
November 15, 2019
China condemns 'attack' on Hong Kong minister in London
China condemns 'attack' on Hong Kong minister in London
The Chinese government has condemned what it called an “attack” on Hong Kong’s justice minister after she fell to the [...]
November 15, 2019
Labour's BT plans force Talk Talk to pause sale of Fibrenation
Labour's BT plans force Talk Talk to pause sale of Fibrenation
Broadband provider Talk Talk’s chief executive Tristia Harrison said that Labour’s plans to nationalise BT’s Openreach arm had forced the [...]
November 15, 2019
Amazon to appeal Pentagon decision to award Microsoft $10bn cloud contract
Amazon to appeal Pentagon decision to award Microsoft $10bn cloud contract
Amazon will appeal the US department of defense’s decision to award Microsoft a major cloud contract. Amazon, which already provides [...]
November 15, 2019
Fuller's takes a hit on sale of brewery business
Fuller's takes a hit on sale of brewery business
UK pub chain Fuller, Smith & Turner warned this morning that the costs associated with the sale of its brewery [...]
November 15, 2019
Media group Future buys Barcroft Studios as results beat expectations
Media group Future buys Barcroft Studios as results beat expectations
Media company Future has acquired production company Barcroft Studios for £23.5m, in a deal announced alongside the group’s annual results, [...]
November 15, 2019