Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Jaguar wins £500m loan guarantee to build electric cars

Theresa May has signed off a £500m loan guarantee to Jaguar Land Rover to encourage the car company to build electric cars in...

Free and cheap ways to keep the kids entertained over the summer break

SCHOOL is out for summer – and entertaining the kids can be a challenge. Some 83 per cent of parents believe there are not...

Citigroup profit beats estimates on gains in consumer lending

(Reuters) - Citigroup Inc topped expectations for quarterly profit on Monday as a tight lid on costs and strength in consumer lending helped...

Sports Direct’s delayed accounts spell crunch time for auditors Grant Thornton

One part of Sports Direct’s plea about the delay in publishing full-year results is credible. The firm’s auditor, Grant Thornton, is struggling to...

Cycling: Thomas in the driving seat as rivals lose considerable time

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From Hot Wheels to Barbie – the top five most valuable toys worth up...

IT might be time to dig out your old Hot Wheels or Barbie at home because it could be worth up to £120,000. Parent...

Travel insurers ‘must do more’ to cover medical conditions

Travel insurers will have to help people with medical conditions to find suitable cover, even if it means pointing them to rival companies,...

Amazon workers launch protests on Prime Day

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Huawei to invest $3.1 billion in Italy but calls for fair policy on 5G:...

MILAN (Reuters) - China’s Huawei Technologies said it would invest $3.1 billion in Italy over the next three years, as the Chinese telecoms...

Are Scottish businesses ready for the fallout from data breaches?

GDPR laws to protect individuals from data breaches have been in place for more than a year now and there has yet to...

What are the 4 types of Amazon Prime Day deals? Prime Member, spotlight, Featured...

AMAZON'S huge annual sale is running for two days, allowing Prime members to save up to 50 per cent on bargain buys. But what...

When are the new £20 and £50 notes coming out?

Bank of England governor Mark Carney presents the new £50 note (Picture: Peter Byrne/PA Wire)The Bank of England has just revealed the new...

Boeing 737 Max ordered by Ryanair undergoes name change

A Boeing 737 Max due to be delivered to Ryanair has had the model’s name changed on the livery, further fuelling speculation that...

Average value of Scottish firms' shares lags behind the market

Shares in Scottish companies on the FTSE and AIM underperformed against their indexes in the first six months of 2019, according to analysis....

Bank of England picks World War Two code-cracker Turing for banknotes

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China second quarter GDP growth slows to 27-year low as trade war bites, more...

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s economic growth slowed to 6.2% in the second quarter, its weakest pace in at least 27 years, as demand...

China growth rate hits 27-year low as trade war drags on – business live

Good morning, and welcome to our rolling coverage of the world economy, the financial markets, the eurozone and business. Along with death and taxes,...

Discount rate reset comes as blow for UK insurers

The UK government has reset the rate used to calculate damages payments for people who are seriously injured in accidents, but the scale...

Balfour Beatty probes corruption claim in US

Balfour Beatty has launched an investigation into allegations pursued by US Democratic presidential candidate Senator Elizabeth Warren that its US military housing business...

Amazon’s big annual sale is on but here are some other online deals that...

IT’S Prime time! Amazon’s big annual sale runs today and tomorrow, when you could save up to 50 per cent on bargain buys. But...

Asian shares, dollar brace for China GDP

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian shares started the week on a softer note on Monday after posting their first weekly decline since early June,...

Italy business outlook improves sharply in second quarter, survey shows

Italy business outlook improves sharply in second quarter,...