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July 2019 articles

Short sellers circle Kier Group as contractor’s turmoil continues
Short sellers circle Kier Group as contractor’s turmoil continues
Five hedge funds have raised their bets against Kier Group in the last month to make the troubled contractor the [...]
July 15, 2019
Boss of First Group’s US cash cow quits
Boss of First Group’s US cash cow quits
The boss of First Group’s largest business has resigned as the company continues to suffer from the fallout of an [...]
July 15, 2019
Trump doubles down on ‘xenophobic’ tweets
Trump doubles down on ‘xenophobic’ tweets
US President Donald Trump has doubled down on tweets he sent over the weekend, telling four US congresswomen of colour [...]
July 15, 2019
England cricket chiefs must build on the foundations laid by remarkable World Cup win
England cricket chiefs must build on the foundations laid by remarkable World Cup win
In January the England and Wales Cricket Board released a 35-page document entitled Inspiring Generations, which set out the governing [...]
July 15, 2019
Regulators say firms ‘must not wait’ to move away from Libor
Regulators say firms ‘must not wait’ to move away from Libor
Two of finance’s most powerful regulators yesterday told the sector to speed up its move away from contracts linked to [...]
July 15, 2019
Tory mayoral hopeful Shaun Bailey calls for ‘pause’ on HS2
Tory mayoral hopeful Shaun Bailey calls for ‘pause’ on HS2
Tory mayoral hopeful Shaun Bailey has said High Speed Two (HS2) should be “paused” and investment redirected to the north [...]
July 15, 2019
Sadiq Khan rejects Tulip tower planning application
Sadiq Khan rejects Tulip tower planning application
London mayor Sadiq Khan rejected plans for the controversial Tulip tower this afternoon, dashing supporters’ hopes that the Square Mile would [...]
July 15, 2019
Laurent Koscielny: a pre-season protest that threatens to worsen the leadership void at Arsenal
Laurent Koscielny: a pre-season protest that threatens to worsen the leadership void at Arsenal
Arsenal captain Laurent Koscielny’s attempt to force a move away from the club by refusing to travel on their pre-season [...]
July 15, 2019
FTSE 100 chairs predict further Brexit extension
FTSE 100 chairs predict further Brexit extension
A majority of the leaders of the UK’s biggest companies think that Brexit will be delayed past Halloween, according to [...]
July 15, 2019
Former BA operations chief to head up London Underground
Former BA operations chief to head up London Underground
A former British Airways chief is to join Transport for London (TfL) as its new managing director of the Underground, [...]
July 15, 2019