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Crossrail: 'Unrealistic timeframe' caused delays

Fri, 05/03/2019 - 11:43
A focus on meeting the December 2018 deadline contributed to the spiralling budget of Crossrail, a report says.

Shopping centre owner Intu hit by store slump

Fri, 05/03/2019 - 08:50
Lakeside, Trafford Centre and Metrocentre owner Intu blames retail downturn for a "challenging" 2019.

Turner Prize drops drops Stagecoach sponsorship

Fri, 05/03/2019 - 08:42
The arts prize faced criticism for the deal with a company linked to an anti-gay rights campaigner.

HSBC first quarter profit jumps as costs drop

Fri, 05/03/2019 - 06:55
The bank's boss, John Flint, says the result is "encouraging" in a climate of global economic uncertainty.

Insys Therapeutics founder John Kapoor convicted in US opioid case

Fri, 05/03/2019 - 04:00
Former billionaire John Kapoor was found guilty of bribing doctors to prescribe addictive painkillers.

Could high-flying drones power your home one day?

Fri, 05/03/2019 - 00:29
How kites and drones could generate electricity to supplement conventional wind turbines.

Peer-to-peer rewards: ‘Why I tip my colleagues at work’

Fri, 05/03/2019 - 00:04
Peer-to-peer micro-bonuses could soon change the dynamic in the UK’s workplaces.

Future of 1p and 2p coins secured 'for years to come'

Fri, 05/03/2019 - 00:04
The Treasury decides to continue with copper coins and sets a plan to ensure people have access to cash.

How the vacuum flask became a million dollar idea.

Fri, 05/03/2019 - 00:04
The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst explains how the vacuum flask became a best-selling product.

Vegan food firm Beyond Meat valued at $3bn after shares rise

Thu, 05/02/2019 - 19:55
Beyond Meat, which makes vegan burgers and sausages, has had a stunning debut on New York's Nasdaq stock exchange.

Trump pick Stephen Moore drops out of Federal Reserve race

Thu, 05/02/2019 - 19:41
Stephen Moore withdraws from Federal Reserve contention amid criticism of his views and sexist comments.

Beyond Meat: Shares in vegan burger company double

Thu, 05/02/2019 - 19:16
The vegan burger firm's value hit $3bn as its share price doubled when trading began on Wall Street.

Carney warns of more interest rate rises than expected

Thu, 05/02/2019 - 14:47
Bank of England chief Mark Carney said there could be more interest rate increases than currently thought.

Barclays sees off Edward Bramson as rebel investor concedes defeat

Thu, 05/02/2019 - 14:18
Edward Bramson concedes a majority of shareholders have voted against his attempt to join the board.

Whisky tourist site set to go ahead at former Frasers store in Edinburgh

Thu, 05/02/2019 - 13:43
Drinks giant Diageo's plans for the former House of Fraser building in Edinburgh are due to be passed next week.

Bank of England raises UK growth forecast

Thu, 05/02/2019 - 12:17
A more stable global economy prompts the Bank to increase its prediction for growth this year.

Stagecoach 'asked to take on £1.6bn pensions risk'

Thu, 05/02/2019 - 11:45
The firm says it refused to accept rail franchise pensions risks with limited government protection.

Bombardier to sell Belfast operations

Thu, 05/02/2019 - 11:40
The Canadian aircraft manufacturer employs about 3,600 people in Northern Ireland.

Lloyds Banking Group sets aside further £100m for PPI

Thu, 05/02/2019 - 09:03
The bank reports flat first-quarter profits and says Brexit uncertainty could affect the economy.

Global sports sponsorship 'to hit £35bn' in 2019

Thu, 05/02/2019 - 06:52
But sports rights-holders may be under-exploiting the value of sponsorship deals, a report says.