Wednesday, July 17, 2019

US-UK relationship ‘stronger than ever’ says Trump

Katie Martin July 13, 2018 Print this page US president Donald Trump swatted away a question from the press about his scathing critique of Brexit talks...

Trump says May's Brexit plan kills hope of a U.S. trade deal

LONDON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump directly criticized Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit strategy, saying it had probably killed off hope of a...

Aberdeen Airport to seek new managing director

The boss of Aberdeen International Airport is stepping down after ten years in the job. Managing director Carol Benzie joined the airport in...

Markets Live: Friday, 13th July, 2018

11:09 am I mean, there's an obvious picture to start today. (Good morning, BTW. This is Markets Live, FT Alphaville's daily etc with the etc.) But...

Luxury £1.7m wine and food venue to open in Edinburgh

A father and son are investing almost £2m in a new luxury wine and food venue in Edinburgh. Ronnie and Kyle Reid are...

‘Trump baby’ rises, sterling falls to $1.31

Katie Martin July 13, 2018 Print this page As the protest balloon takes to the skies, sterling is falling back to earth.The UK currency has declined...

Pea shortage fears as hot weather spell and swarms of pests ruin crops

THE boiling hot weather could lead to a pea shortage, growers have warned. Brits may have been basking in the tropical sunshine over the...

Just wait – Trump's trade war will soon have fallout

Donald Trump’s phony, blowhard’s trade war just got real. The steel and aluminium tariffs that the Trump administration imposed at the beginning of June...

Discount retailer The Works plans £65m flotation

Value retailer The Works is set to list on the stock exchange to raise £65.2m. The chain - which sells...

Hays expects profits to beat forecasts

Recruitment group Hays today said full-year operating profits are likely to come in slightly ahead of expectations after a record final quarter...

Bottles of Schweppes tonic recalled over fears lids will pop off and injure you

SCHWEPPES is recalling bottles of tonic over fears that the lids can unexpectedly pop off and cause injury. The manufacturing error was found on...

Late HNA chairman's stake in conglomerate to go to China-based charity – Caixin

© Reuters. Late HNA chairman's stake in...

Rent-to-own customers will save HUNDREDS of pounds when cap is imposed

RENT-TO-OWN customers will save HUNDREDS of pounds when a cap on the total cost of credit is imposed, new analysis shared exclusively with...

Halfords poaches Waitrose finance boss

Bike and car parts retailer Halfords has poached Waitrose’s finance director. Halfords said Loraine Woodhouse would join the group as chief financial officer...

Justice Department to appeal approval of AT&T acquisition of Time Warner

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department said on Thursday it would appeal a federal judge’s approval of AT&T Inc’s (T.N) $85.4 billion...

Tennent’s owner in €600m banking deal

C&C, the Irish drinks group behind Tennent’s lager, has struck a €600m refinancing of its bank facilities which has given it increased financial...

G-Hold strikes deal with Amazon

The Scottish inventor of the G-Hold tablet holder has struck a deal with Amazon for her company to be an accessory partner of...

Half of Scots have given up on home ownership

Half of Scots believe they will never buy their own home, according to new research. In a YouGov poll of more than...

Scottish house prices prices predicted to rise 20% in five years

House prices will grow faster in Scotland than anywhere else in the UK this year, according to new research. Accountancy firm PwC...

Markets shrug off trade fears but pound falls on Trump Brexit comments – business...

7.32am BST07:32 Agenda: Markets await trade developments, pound falls Good morning, and welcome to our rolling coverage of the world economy, the financial markets, the...

Japan struggles to restore water supply to flood-hit towns as temperatures soar

Japan struggles to restore water supply to flood-hit...

Why equality is good for employers

There has been lots going on this summer in Glasgow, with TRNSMT festival taking residence at Glasgow Green over two weekends, Summer Nights...

UK set to steal limelight at Farnborough air show

Peggy Hollinger, Industry Editor July 13, 2018 Print this page An international air show is usually the arena for global aerospace giants, Airbus and Boeing, to...

HMRC seeks new access to taxpayers’ bank accounts

HM Revenue & Customs is seeking new powers that will allow it to obtain information about taxpayers from any business or organisation without...

Oil edges lower, set for big weekly decline

TOKYO (Reuters) - Oil prices edged lower on Friday and were set for a second weekly fall, as the market shrugged off a...

Chinese imports to U.S. ports start peaking early amid tariff threat

© Reuters. The view from one of the...