Ryanair

Ryanair post record 10 percent rise in profits

Ryanair (LON:RYA) reported a record 10 percent rise in profits, benefitting from a rise in passenger numbers. The budget Irish airline said profits after tax...
Boris Johnson

Boris Johnson: May needs “time and space” to negotiate Brexit

Boris Johnson has warned Theresa May that he expects her to stay true to her word and leave the EU's customs union. The foreign secretary...
Upland Resources

Upland resources limited shares rally after Malaysia update

Upland resources (LON:UPL) shares soared on Monday after the company issued an update on progress in Malaysia. The oil and gas exploration company said that...
Marks & Spencer

Marks & Spencer to accelerate store closures

Marks & Spencer (LON:MKS) is set to announce further store closures, amid falling food and clothing profits. The British retailer already announced the closure of...

TGI Fridays staff strike over tipping

The TGI Fridays staff at two branches are holding walk-outs in the UK’s first strike over tipping. In February the dining chain redistributed 40 percent of...

Speaker John Bercow faces fresh outburst claims

Commons Speaker John Bercow has acknowledged that "strong and differing views were expressed" in the House of Commons earlier this week. The Daily Telegraph reported...
mothercare

Mothercare to close 50 stores

Mothercare (LON: MTC) has announced plans to close 50 stores and risk almost 800 jobs. Under a rescue plan, the retailer will rehire its former chief...
ocado

Ocado shares surge 45pc on news of US deal

Shares in Ocado (LON: OCDO) soared almost 45 percent on Thursday, adding £1.6 billion to the value of the online grocer. The company unveiled a deal to...
Bank of England

Deputy Bank of England Governor apologises for ‘menopausal’ comments

Deputy Bank of England (BoE) Governor Ben Broadbent has apologised for comments in which he referred to the British economy as 'menopausal'. In an interview...
Burberry

Burberry shares up amid £150m share buyback announcement

Shares in luxury British fashion brand Burberry ticked up on Wednesday, after the group announced a plan to return £150 million to shareholders. Burberry announced...
Mitchells & Butlers

Mitchells & Butlers shares fall amid “unrelenting” costs

Mitchells & Butlers (LON:MAB) shares fell sharply on Wednesday, after the group warned of "unrelenting" cost pressures. The pub operator said that its like-for-like sales...

Corbyn tells MPs: Norway-style Brexit should not be an option

Jeremy Corbyn has told Labour MPs that a Norway-style Brexit option should not be considered an option for the UK. Speaking at a private meeting,...
amazon, amazon prime, deliveries, jobs, seattle

Amazon & Starbucks blast Seattle tax to tackle homelessness

Both Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) and Starbucks (NASDAQ: SBUX) have hit out against Seattle's plans to impose a new tax to help fight homelessness. The new...

Reuters to move forex derivatives to Dublin due to Brexit

Thomson Reuters (NYSE: TRI) has announced plans to move foreign exchange derivatives trading from London to Dublin in response to Brexit.  The group has applied to the...

Premier Foods report strong results, shares rise

Premier Foods (LON: PFD) has reported a five percent rise in shares after the group reported an increase in profits and sales last year. The owner...
City pub group

City pub group report strong trading for first weeks of 2018

City pub group (LON:CPC) revealed a promising trading update ahead of its annual Annual General Meeting. The group said that total sales for the first...

HSBC completes first financial transaction using blockchain

HSBC (LON:HSBA) and ING announced it completed its first financial transaction using blockchain, the British lender announced today. HSBC and Dutch bank ING successfully completed...

28 Palestinians shot dead ahead of US embassy opening

At least 28 Palestinians have been shot and killed by Israeli troops in Gaza, according to Palestinian officials. The health officials have said that 900 Palestinians...
Apple

Apple faced with lawsuit over faulty kayboards

Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) is facing a lawsuit over an allegedly flawed design in MacBook and MacBook Pro keyboards. A petition with over 22,000 signatures is calling on...
brexit

Brexit: Norway PM suggests EEA membership option for UK

Norway’s prime minister has suggested that EEA membership could be an option for the UK. Speaking to the Financial Times, Erna Solberg, went back on previous hints that Norway...