Ford announces £2,000 scrappage scheme

In an attempt to achieve cleaner air quality, Ford (NYSE:F) has announced a new scrappage scheme, offering up to £2000 for some models. Any vehicle...
provident

Provident Financial shares plunge 60pc on second profit warning

Shares in doorstep lender Provident Financial (LON:PFG) fell over 60 percent on Tuesday, after debt collection rates sunk to just 57 percent. The company was...
hostelworld

Hostelworld shares jump 5pc on strong Asian growth

Hostel booking site Hostelworld (LON:HSW) announced impressive growth in bookings during the first half of the year, as its non-executive chairman steps down from the...
persimmon

Persimmon shares up as housing market remains “confident”

Housebuilder Persimmon (LON:PSN) reported another set of bullish figures on Tuesday, as the housing industry continues to remain buoyant in the face of Brexit. Profit...
LGO Energy

Sempra Energy bids $9.45 billion for Oncor

Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) has announced plans to buy power transmission company Oncor for $9.45 billion in cash. In buying Oncor, which is 80 percent owned by Energy Future...

China’s Great Wall confirms interest in buying Fiat Chrysler

China's Great Wall Motor Co Ltd (HKG:2333) confirmed interest in buying Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, according to a spokesperson from Great Wall on Monday. Confirmation of the speculation...

Artificial Intelligence: experts call for ban of ‘killer robots’

Pioneers in artificial intelligence are calling on the United Nations to ban the race for the development of killer robots. In an open letter to the...
uber

Hong Kong sees 80pc increase in Uber fares

Due to  “an evaluation of the marketplace”, Uber has hiked prices in the state by up to 80 percent. After reviewing its business, the ride sharing...
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Almost half of British adults rely on credit, new survey finds

A new survey by SuperSaverOil.com has found that almost half of British adults have relied on a form of credit in order to pay for...
oil

Maersk Oil & Gas accept $7.45bn Total deal

Denmark's AP Moller-Maersk (OTCMKTS:AMKBY) has agreed to sell its oil and gas division to French oil company Total SA (EPA:FP) in a $7.45 billion deal. In the...

UK tourism hits record figures as sterling falls

The second quarter of 2017 saw a record number of tourists in Britain, according to the Office for National Statistics. The recent report showed that 10.75 million...
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Post-Brexit deal “not essential”, says IEA report

Report from the Institute for Economic Affairs (IEA) has said that leaving the EU without an ongoing trade deal would "not be a disaster". The leading thinktank...
Heineken

Heineken-Punch Taverns deal gets the go ahead from CMA

Heineken (AMS:HEIA) has been given the go-ahead for takeover with Punch Taverns (LON:PUB). Following investigations by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), it has been decided the...
british airways

Airline and tourism shares drag FTSE down after terrorist attack

Airline shares dragged the FTSE 100 down in Friday morning trading, after Thursday's terrorist attack in Barcelona spooked investors. British Airways owner IAG (LON:IAG) saw...
kingspan

Kingspan share price up 6pc on revenue boost

Global insulation company Kingspan (LON:KGP) reported an encouraging rise in revenue on Friday, sending shares up over 6 percent. Revenue at the company, who provide...

Argos forced to pay employees £1.5m

Following government investigations, Argos has been forced to pay £1.5 million to over 12,000 workers. The store was the largest found on the 233 list...
Greatland Gold

Greatland Gold identify new potential targets in Western Australia

Greatland Gold plc (AIM:GGP), the precious and base metals exploration and development company, announced on Thursday the discovery of potential new targets in the region. According...
asda B&M

Asda returns to growth after three-year slump

British supermarket Asda returned to growth in the second quarter of 2017, with customers turning to the retailer for cheaper household goods. The supermarket, which...

Sajid Javid defends Sarah Champion’s Sun article

Following her resignation as shadow equalities minister, communities secretary Sajid Javid defended Sarah Champion after her controversial article in The Sun newspaper.  Champion resigned after controversy hit her...

Ryanair accuses Lufthansa of “obvious conspiracy”

After filing for bankruptcy on Tuesday, Air Berlin (ETR:AB1) is in talks with Lufthansa (ETR:LHA) to buy the airline's insolvent air crafts. Over the past...