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Former Thomas Cook executives to face grilling from MPs after collapse
Former Thomas Cook executives to face grilling from MPs after collapse
Thomas Cook bosses will be hauled in front of MPs tomorrow morning and forced to explain the firm’s catastrophic collapse, [...]
October 14, 2019
Facebook cryptocurrency Libra dealt fresh regulatory blow by G7
Facebook cryptocurrency Libra dealt fresh regulatory blow by G7
Facebook’s Libra digital currency project must not go ahead until the social media giant demonstrates it is safe and secure, [...]
October 14, 2019
Bank of England deputy governor flags concerns over 'low for long' interest rates
Bank of England deputy governor flags concerns over 'low for long' interest rates
Economic downturns are at risk of becoming more severe as a result of prolonged low interest rates, the deputy governor [...]
October 14, 2019
Extinction Rebellion targets Blackrock in protest over ‘climate criminals’
Extinction Rebellion targets Blackrock in protest over ‘climate criminals’
Extinction Rebellion protesters today targeted the London headquarters of Blackrock as they set their sights on the City over its [...]
October 14, 2019
Queen's Speech reaction: Government slammed over lack of detail and certainty
Queen's Speech reaction: Government slammed over lack of detail and certainty
The government has been criticised for failing to provide any real details in today’s Queen’s Speech that would have offered [...]
October 14, 2019
Bakerloo line extension to Lewisham open to public comment
Bakerloo line extension to Lewisham open to public comment
Plans to extend the Bakerloo line to Lewisham will go under public scrutiny today. Transport for London (TfL) began the [...]
October 14, 2019
London co-living developer aims to raise £650m
London co-living developer aims to raise £650m
The Collective and DTZ Investors are seeking to raise £650m to fund a co-living space boom in London.  Coliv – [...]
October 14, 2019
KKR acquires majority stake in broadband provider Hyperoptic
KKR acquires majority stake in broadband provider Hyperoptic
Global investment firm KKR has acquired a majority stake in the UK’s largest residential gigabit broadband provider. KKR bought the [...]
October 14, 2019
Northedge snaps up UK video games firm Catalis in £90m deal
Northedge snaps up UK video games firm Catalis in £90m deal
Private equity group Northedge Capital has bought London-based video games company Catalis in a deal valuing the firm at £90m. [...]
October 14, 2019
Trio wins economics Nobel Prize for work on poverty
Trio wins economics Nobel Prize for work on poverty
Economists Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer have taken home the 2019 Nobel Economics Prize for their experimental work [...]
October 14, 2019