bp

BP share price rises as oil inches above $50

The BP (LON:BP) share price rose in early trading on Monday, rising in line with an increase price in the price of WTI Oil to...

Iceland government collapses over sexual abuse letter

Iceland could face it's second snap election in a year as The Bright Future party announced plans to withdraw from the three-party coalition after just nine...
Vue

Former ITV boss appointed as Vue International chair

Adam Crozier, the former boss of ITV (LON:ITV), has been announced as the non-executive chair of Vue International. Vue, which is the world’s largest cinema...
sports direct

Sports Direct challenged by MPs over underpaying couriers

A number of MPs have challenged Sports Direct (LON:SPD) due to concerns of underpaying Hermes courier drivers. Rachel Reeves, the head of the Business, Energy...

James Dyson on Brexit: UK needs a “clean break” from EU

Sir James Dyson told Sky News that the UK should leave the EU with a "clean break", without any deals struck. The Brexit campaigner said...
Lloyds

Lloyds share price rises following Bank of England minutes

Lloyds (LON:LLOY) share price rallied on Thursday, following the release of Bank of England minutes suggesting the MPC were closer to tightening monetary policy than the market was pricing...
next

Next share price jumps 10pc after sales guidance upgrade

Retail giant Next (LON:NXT) saw shares rise over 10 percent in morning trading on Thursday, after a pick-up in performance over the last three...
John Lewis

John Lewis profits for 50pc after restructuring hit

The John Lewis Partnership reported a profit fall of over 50 percent for the half year to July, after being hit by higher costs...
antofagasta

Antofagasta share price falls as China data hits copper prices

Copper miner Antofagasta (LON:ANTO) saw its share price fall on Thursday morning, in the wake of weak factory data from China. Factory output, fixed asset...
property

Property news: half of the country more affordable than before the credit crunch

Over half of the country is now more affordable to live in that before the credit crunch, but the divide between the North and...
Braveheart Investment

Braveheart Investment announces biotech company Kirkstall capital raise

Braveheart Investment (LON:BRH) announced on Thursday that one of its Strategic Investments, Kirkstall Limited, is seeking to raise £2.5 million in capital. The private investment fund revealed...
property

Property news: 5.1 million adults put buying a home above marriage

5.1 million UK adults delay starting a family or getting hitched in order to buy a home, despite just 8 percent of the UK...
JP Morgan

Bitcoin “a fraud” that will “blow up”, says JP Morgan boss

JP Morgan (NYSE:JPM) boss Jamie Dimon has criticized Bitcoin (CURRENCY:BTC) as a "fraud", and only fit for use by drug dealers, murderers and "people living in...
Government to incentivise older homeowners to downsize in new White Paper

Half of UK housing more affordable now than in 2007, new study finds

A new study has found the gap between earnings and house prices has fallen, with homes across half the UK more affordable now than...

Murdoch’s Sky £11.7bn bid referred to CMA

Following the culture secretary's concerns of Murdoch's takeover of Sky (LON:SKY), the Competition and Markets Authority will carry out further investigations into the £11.7 billion deal. Not...

Revealed: best and worst places to be a woman in the UK

BBC Radio 4's Woman's Hour has revealed new research showing the best and worst places to be a woman in the UK.  The National Centre for...
Botswana Diamonds

Botswana Diamonds PLC updates market on Zebediela causing shares to soar

Botswana Diamonds (LON:BOD) updated the market on the progress of its Zebediela project on Tuesday, causing shares to soar. The AIM-listed diamond explorer said its Vutomi...
jd sports

JD Sports share price rises on “strong progress”

Shares in sportswear retailer JD Sports rose on Tuesday, after the company announced £1.4 billion worth of sales in the six months to the...
inflation

Inflation hits highest level in over five years – ONS

The UK's inflation rate hit its joint highest level in more than five years in August, driven by rising clothing and petrol prices. UK inflation...
retirement

Property news: Nearly 4m homeowners over 55 planning to downsize

More than 3.9 million over-55s plan to downsize to a cheaper property later in life -  but are driven by the thought of an...