Vienna crowned world’s most liveable city

Vienna has been named the world's most liveable city, knocking Melbourne off the top spot. The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) annual survey ranked Vienna as...

Mike Ashley vows to keep 80pc House of Fraser stores open

After buying House of Fraser last week, Mike Ashley has vowed to keep 80 percent stores open. The Sports Direct (LON: SPD) owner, who bought...
First Group

Train fares expected to rise as customer satisfaction plummets

UK train fares are expected to rise by 3.5 percent in January, with official figures to be published on Wednesday. The increase, which could add...
Trump

UN rights chief: Trump’s anti-media rhetoric is ‘close to incitement of violence’

The UN human rights chief has said that Donald Trump's anti-press rhetoric is “very close to incitement to violence”. Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein warned that the US...
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Premier African Minerals shares rally after RHA update

Shares in Premier African Minerals (LON:PREM) rallied on Monday after the company issued an update on the status on restructuring efforts of RHA. The restructuring...
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Amazon to be told to end guaranteed next-day delivery

Amazon will be told to end it's guaranteed next-day delivery service by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA). The UK advertising regulator has reported that Amazon's guarantee for next-day...

High street job losses expected to total 30,000

High street job losses for 2018 have now reached over 30,000 as Homebase is expected to announce the closure of up to 80 stores this week. The...
Brexit

Brexit: Firms facing “supply shock” as EU citizens avoid UK

Firms are increasingly struggling to recruit employees after a steep fall in the number of EU citizens coming to the UK, a report has...
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Carney warns chance of no-deal Brexit is “uncomfortably high”

The Bank of England governor has warned that the possibility of a no-deal Brexit is “uncomfortably high”.  Speaking on BBC Radio 4’s Today programme, Mark Carney said...
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William Hill shares fall 7pc as group swings into loss

William Hill (LON: WMH) has reported a £819.6 million loss in the six months to 26 June and has blamed the UK government’s clampdown on fixed-odds betting terminals (FOBTs). The...
Countrywide

Countrywide shares plummet 60pc after emergency cash call

Shares in Countrywide plunged by over 60 percent after the group asked investors for £140 million of emergency funds. The group launched a “back to basics” turnaround...

Rolls-Royce shares rise despite engine problems

Shares in Rolls-Royce rose around three percent on Thursday morning. The company said that it expects to make underlying operating profits of between £400 million-£500...
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Amazon halved UK tax bill last year

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) has revealed that its UK corporation tax bill almost halved despite increased revenues and profits. The US company posted impressive results for the...
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Apple becomes first trillion dollar company

Thursday saw Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) becoming the world's first trillion dollar company. The group's share price increased almost three percent following a strong third-quarter earnings report earlier this...
bank of england

Bank of England raises interest rates to 0.75pc

The Bank of England has raised interest rates to 0.75 percent - the highest level since March 2009. Threadneedle Street raised interest rates for the...
Barclays

Barclays profits hit by £2bn legal costs

Barclays (LON:BARC) reported a fall in first-half profits after legal and litigation costs dented profits. Pre-tax profits fell from £2.3 billion to £1.6 billion after...
House of Fraser

House of Fraser looks to retail billionaire Philip Day for survival

High street billionaire Philip Day is reportedly exploring the idea of saving troubled department store House of Fraser, after Hamleys owner C.banner pulled out...
merlin entertainments

Merlin Entertainments revenue down as hot weather deters visitors

Merlin Entertainments (LON:MERL) witnessed a drop in profit for the first half of the year, as warm weather put customers off its indoor attractions. Underlying...
e.on

E.ON announces 500 job cuts

Energy company E.ON (LON:E.ON) have said they will cut 500 jobs in the UK, as the energy market continues to change at an "unprecedented...
bba

BBA Aviation shares down 13pc as exceptional costs weigh

BBA Aviation (LON:BBA) saw shares fall over 13 percent on Wednesday, after exceptional costs weighed on profits in the first half of the year. Pretax...