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July 2019 articles

Odey hedge fund backs Barrick Gold takeover of Acacia Mining
Odey hedge fund backs Barrick Gold takeover of Acacia Mining
London-based hedge fund Odey Asset Management said today that it will accept Barrick Gold’s final offer to buy Acacia Mining [...]
July 22, 2019
Iran guilty of piracy, Jeremy Hunt claims
Iran guilty of piracy, Jeremy Hunt claims
Jeremy Hunt accused Iran of “state piracy” yesterday as he announced the UK was shunning the US in favour of [...]
July 22, 2019
Government intervenes in Inmarsat deal on national security grounds
Government intervenes in Inmarsat deal on national security grounds
The UK government is to investigate the sale of London-listed satellite company Inmarsat to a private-equity and pension fund group [...]
July 22, 2019
Speculation mounts over potential job cuts at UniCredit
Speculation mounts over potential job cuts at UniCredit
Fears of a severe job cull at UniCredit emerged this evening, rocking Europe’s banking sector just weeks after rival Deutsche [...]
July 22, 2019
Shane Lowry could win 10 Masters but nothing will ever top the Irishman’s emotional Open triumph at Royal Portrush
Shane Lowry could win 10 Masters but nothing will ever top the Irishman’s emotional Open triumph at Royal Portrush
What an extraordinary week it was at the Open Championship. The first time back in Northern Ireland for 68 years, [...]
July 22, 2019
American idol: Why time is running out for the old-school Chevrolet Corvette
American idol: Why time is running out for the old-school Chevrolet Corvette
Chevrolet has spent more than 65 years refining the front-engined Corvette, and this is the star-spangled result. But ever-tightening emissions [...]
July 22, 2019
Jo Swinson elected leader of the Liberal Democrats
Jo Swinson elected leader of the Liberal Democrats
Jo Swinson has become the first female leader of the Lib Dems after beating rival Sir Ed Davey in a [...]
July 22, 2019
Jo Swinson is the new Lib Dem leader – now where will she take her party?
Jo Swinson is the new Lib Dem leader – now where will she take her party?
The votes have been counted, the outcome announced, and a new leader has taken the reins – not of the [...]
July 22, 2019
Holidaymakers face ‘perfect storm’ this summer as British Airways pilots vote in favour of strike action
Holidaymakers face ‘perfect storm’ this summer as British Airways pilots vote in favour of strike action
British Airways pilots have voted strongly in favour of industrial action in a dispute with the airline over pay. Ninety-three [...]
July 22, 2019
Struggling Metro Bank drafts in two senior directors
Struggling Metro Bank drafts in two senior directors
Under-fire lender Metro Bank has drafted in two new senior executives as the firm looks to revamp its reputation after [...]
July 22, 2019