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August 2019 articles

Citigroup and BNP Paribas named in case against Huawei finance boss
Citigroup and BNP Paribas named in case against Huawei finance boss
Citigroup and BNP Paribas have been dragged into an ongoing US court case against the chief financial officer of Chinese [...]
August 21, 2019
Ryanair awaits court rulings in last-ditch attempt to block strike action
Ryanair awaits court rulings in last-ditch attempt to block strike action
Ryanair is taking its fight to block its pilots from going on strike tomorrow to both the English and Irish [...]
August 21, 2019
European stock markets rise as traders look to the Fed
European stock markets rise as traders look to the Fed
European stock markets have risen this morning as investors hope for dovish signals from the US Federal Reserve, which is [...]
August 21, 2019
Summer house deals dip amid Brexit uncertainty
Summer house deals dip amid Brexit uncertainty
Britain’s property market suffered a sharp fall in the number of transactions made between June and July, as the traditional [...]
August 21, 2019
Grant Shapps kicks off review into troubled HS2
Grant Shapps kicks off review into troubled HS2
Transport secretary Grant Shapps has kicked off a review into whether HS2 should go ahead following mounting concerns over the [...]
August 21, 2019
UK government spending surplus shrinks in July
UK government spending surplus shrinks in July
The UK government earned £1.3bn more than it spent in July 2019, official figures showed today, a smaller surplus than [...]
August 21, 2019
Gulf Marine jettisons boss in stormy waters
Gulf Marine jettisons boss in stormy waters
The boss of Gulf Marine Services stepped down today, becoming the third major casualty of the firm’s pains as it [...]
August 21, 2019
‘Massive gravy train’: British Airways owner IAG slams Heathrow expansion plans
‘Massive gravy train’: British Airways owner IAG slams Heathrow expansion plans
British Airways’ parent company has accused Heathrow airport of “treating customers with contempt,” saying plans to spend billions on its [...]
August 21, 2019
Softbank-backed startup Uhuru to list in London
Softbank-backed startup Uhuru to list in London
Japanese software startup Uhuru is to go public in London later this year, after opening an office in the city [...]
August 21, 2019
Boris in Berlin: PM seeks to woo Merkel after Tusk turns down backstop plea
Boris in Berlin: PM seeks to woo Merkel after Tusk turns down backstop plea
Boris Johnson is travelling to Berlin today for his first bilateral meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel since taking office, [...]
August 21, 2019