About Michael Searles

Sports writer at City AM.
Email: michael.searles@cityam.com

2019 Articles

Revolut in bid to raise £1.2bn and become Europe's most valuable fintech firm
Revolut in bid to raise £1.2bn and become Europe's most valuable fintech firm
Fintech firm Revolut is seeking to raise £1.2bn from its investors in the coming months. The British-Based payment firm has [...]
October 12, 2019
UK awards no-deal Brexit ferry contracts worth £87m
UK awards no-deal Brexit ferry contracts worth £87m
The government has awarded contracts to several ferry companies to transport medicines in the even of a no-deal Brexit. Brittany [...]
October 12, 2019
Brexit tunnel talks: What you need to know
Brexit tunnel talks: What you need to know
When Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his Irish counterpart Leo Varadkar said there was a “pathway” to a deal last [...]
October 12, 2019
Mastercard and Visa join Paypal and others in abandoning Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency project
Mastercard and Visa join Paypal and others in abandoning Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency project
Mastercard, Visa, eBay and Stripe have all pulled out of Facebook’s cryptocurrency project, Libra. It comes a week Paypal announced [...]
October 12, 2019
Collapsed airlines to fly passengers home under new government proposal
Collapsed airlines to fly passengers home under new government proposal
Under a new government proposal, aeroplanes owned by collapsed airlines could be used to repatriate passengers to the UK, instead [...]
October 12, 2019
Donald Trump reveals phase one trade agreement with China
Donald Trump reveals phase one trade agreement with China
The US and China have come to an agreement on the first phase of negotiations, President Donald Trump confirmed on [...]
October 12, 2019
Brexit talks intensify as bid to thrash out a deal continues in Brussels
Brexit talks intensify as bid to thrash out a deal continues in Brussels
Brexit negotiations are set to continue in Brussels over this weekend as both sides move toward a workable deal. Discussions [...]
October 12, 2019
Prime Minister 'shocked' by Manchester stabbing incident
Prime Minister 'shocked' by Manchester stabbing incident
Boris Johnson has said he is “shocked” by the stabbings in Manchester, which left four hurt. Counter-terrorism police are currently [...]
October 11, 2019
Extinction Rebellion blocks Bishopsgate as protests hit the City
Extinction Rebellion blocks Bishopsgate as protests hit the City
Extinction Rebellion temporarily closed down Bishopsgate in both directions today after protesters moved into the City. The road, which dissects [...]
October 11, 2019
Facebook pays just £28m in UK corporation tax in 2018 after sales worth almost £800m
Facebook pays just £28m in UK corporation tax in 2018 after sales worth almost £800m
Facebook paid just £28m in UK corporation tax in 2018 according to its latest filing at Companies House. This is [...]
October 11, 2019