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July 2019 articles

Metro Bank in talks to sell £500m of loans back to US hedge fund
Metro Bank in talks to sell £500m of loans back to US hedge fund
Struggling lender Metro Bank is set to sell £500m of mortgages back to US hedge fund Cerberus in a bid [...]
July 21, 2019
Business groups warn of delays for troubled HS2
Business groups warn of delays for troubled HS2
Business groups have said they remain broadly supportive of HS2 despite the admission from its chairman that the costs of [...]
July 21, 2019
Cabinet ministers issue no-deal warning as Boris Johnson prepares to take the helm
Cabinet ministers issue no-deal warning as Boris Johnson prepares to take the helm
Senior Cabinet ministers have warned Boris Johnson that they will attempt to inflict maximum damage to his government if he [...]
July 21, 2019
Shane Lowry deals with the pressure to complete his first Major win at the Open Championship in Portrush
Shane Lowry deals with the pressure to complete his first Major win at the Open Championship in Portrush
Shane Lowry may not have been the local hero everyone was talking about leading up to the Open Championship, but [...]
July 21, 2019
How 15-year-old American tennis star Cori Gauff can avoid the pitfalls of being a child prodigy
How 15-year-old American tennis star Cori Gauff can avoid the pitfalls of being a child prodigy
A month ago few people knew who 15-year-old Cori Gauff was – and with good reason. Although she had caused [...]
July 21, 2019
Football needs spending caps, open auctions for players and fairer distribution of revenues or an increasingly narrow group of clubs will prosper
Football needs spending caps, open auctions for players and fairer distribution of revenues or an increasingly narrow group of clubs will prosper
As memories of a tumultuous 2018-19 season fade, it is tempting to believe all is well with the beautiful game. [...]
July 21, 2019
British Gas owner Centrica ‘to cut dividend and sell off oil and gas business’
British Gas owner Centrica ‘to cut dividend and sell off oil and gas business’
Centrica is said to be planning to cut its dividend and start looking for a buyer for its oil and [...]
July 21, 2019
Industry slams Labour plan to bring outsourced public services in-house
Industry slams Labour plan to bring outsourced public services in-house
Business leaders have pilloried a Labour policy announcement to bring local council jobs like construction, bin collection and school dinners [...]
July 21, 2019
Cashplus posts revenue record as it prepares to submit final banking licence
Cashplus posts revenue record as it prepares to submit final banking licence
Cashplus, one of Britain’s longest-established digital challenger banks, has hailed a record year of revenues, as it gears up to [...]
July 21, 2019
Lufthansa resumes Cairo flights but BA suspension to continue for six days
Lufthansa resumes Cairo flights but BA suspension to continue for six days
German airline Lufthansa has resumed flights to Cairo after temporarily suspending them, along with British Airways, over safety concerns. British [...]
July 21, 2019