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General election 2019: Shadow chancellor John McDonnell defends Labour's tax plans
General election 2019: Shadow chancellor John McDonnell defends Labour's tax plans
Labour’s shadow chancellor John McDonnell has this morning defended his party’s plans to reverse corporation tax cuts and increase tax [...]
November 22, 2019
New ECB president Christine Lagarde tells governments to hike spending to tackle downturn
New ECB president Christine Lagarde tells governments to hike spending to tackle downturn
New European Central Bank (ECB) president Christine Lagarde has encouraged governments to use fiscal policy to boost the Eurozone’s lacklustre [...]
November 22, 2019
Brooks Macdonald buys Cornelian Asset Managers in £39m deal
Brooks Macdonald buys Cornelian Asset Managers in £39m deal
Brooks Macdonald has bought Edinburgh-based wealth manager Cornelian for up to £39m and has proposed a £30m share placing to [...]
November 22, 2019
David Pipe: This has always been the plan for Umbrigado
David Pipe: This has always been the plan for Umbrigado
IT WAS great to saddle two winners at last weekend’s November meeting at Cheltenham. DUC DE BEAUCHENE got the job [...]
November 22, 2019
Uber awaits fate with London licence set to expire in just days
Uber awaits fate with London licence set to expire in just days
Uber will find out at the start of next week if Transport for London will grant it a new licence [...]
November 22, 2019
Exports and extra spending help Germany avoid recession
Exports and extra spending help Germany avoid recession
Rising exports, consumer consumption and an increase in government spending helped Germany avoid recession in the third quarter of the [...]
November 22, 2019
Nationwide profit plunges 33 per cent
Nationwide profit plunges 33 per cent
Nationwide has posted a sharp fall in half-year profit following a final blow from payment protection insurance (PPI) charges and [...]
November 22, 2019
Shazam's ex-CEO Andrew Fisher joins Rightmove as chairman
Shazam's ex-CEO Andrew Fisher joins Rightmove as chairman
The old boss of music recognition app Shazam has been appointed Rightmove’s new chairman. Andrew Fisher will replace Scott Forbes [...]
November 22, 2019
Property giant Land Securities appoints new chief executive
Property giant Land Securities appoints new chief executive
Land Securities announced on Friday that Robert Noel is stepping down as chief executive, just 10 days after the property [...]
November 22, 2019
Asian markets edge up but US-China trade war uncertainty lingers
Asian markets edge up but US-China trade war uncertainty lingers
Asian markets began to recover on Friday after hitting three-week lows the day before, but gains were subdued by investor [...]
November 22, 2019
Tesla CEO Elon Musk unveils his Cybertruck, but it's already the butt of jokes
Tesla CEO Elon Musk unveils his Cybertruck, but it's already the butt of jokes
Tesla has lifted the curtain on its “Cybertruck” pickup vehicle, but Elon Musk was left red-faced when the truck’s windows [...]
November 22, 2019
Prince Andrew cancels Middle East trip for Pitch@Palace
Prince Andrew cancels Middle East trip for Pitch@Palace
Prince Andrew has been forced to cancel a trip to Bahrain as the fallout over his friendship with billionaire paedophile [...]
November 22, 2019
First look: Zaha Hadid Architects' flower-inspired lobby for Southbank Tower
First look: Zaha Hadid Architects' flower-inspired lobby for Southbank Tower
The critically-acclaimed firm of architects founded by the late Zaha Hadid is responsible for London cultural landmarks like the London [...]
November 22, 2019
Forget chemicals – these organic Luke Irwin rugs are dyed with turmeric, peppers and rhubarb
Forget chemicals – these organic Luke Irwin rugs are dyed with turmeric, peppers and rhubarb
I love rugs – a room simply isn’t dressed without one. I didn’t think I could champion rugs any more [...]
November 22, 2019