Denmark calls time on North Sea oil and raises the bar for Boris

Denmark called time on its North Sea oil industry yesterday when the Regeringen in Copenhagen ratified…

Diageo raises green bar

Diageo, the London-based drinks multinational and the world’s largest spirit maker, today pledged to use the…

Boris Johnson’s Grand Green Dream

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has unveiled an ambitious green manifesto in a bid to re-energize…

Cheer for UK EV industry as Johnson speeds up petrol ban

In a boost for the UK EV industry, Johnson is to speed up ban of fossil…

UK-Japan trade deal boost for Brexit

UK’s chief Brexit negotiator Lord Frost probably afforded himself a smile this week as news came…

Airbnb hires Apple vet in run-up to IPO

Airbnb has hired iMac, iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch designer Sir Jony Ive to help create…

British Steel’s white knight eyes up Port Talbot

Just over six months after taking over British Steel’s Scunthorpe operations, China’s privately owned Jingye Group…

Brexit deadlock scares off JP Morgan

JP Morgan was yesterday said to be in the process of transferring about €200bn from Britain…

FTSE 250 welcomes in green, healthcare and social housing funds

FTSE 250: The growing demand for renewable energy, social housing and, of course,  healthcare featured strongly…

Covid-19 shakes up FTSE 100

The first quarterly reshuffle of the FTSE 100 since the Covid-19 pandemic swept across the world…

e-bike sales set to enter ‘warp speed’

Earlier this week, the UK retail supermarket chain Sainsbury’s began rolling out its Chop Chop e-bike…

Lenovo bounce-back sign of things to come for PC industry….

Lenovo Group, the world’s biggest maker of personal computers, is expecting year-on-year PC sales to begin…

Saudi Prince arrives in UK with charm offensive and $90bn in trade deals

The UK and Saudi Arabia this week agreed to boost mutual trade and investment between the…

New North Sea discoveries make UK net oil producer for first time since 2004

The UK stands set on the brink of becoming a net oil producer for the first…

Branson brings hyperloop to India

The journey time between Mumbai and the university town of Pune could be slashed from three…

City of London looks to China and BRI to soften Brexit blow

Brexit: Around 200 British and Chinese government representatives and business leaders will gather in London this…

Trebles all round! Cameron cashes in on Brexit through Belt & Road fund role

Former UK Prime Minister David Cameron has taken on a new role leading a government-backed investment…

Crack in Forties pipeline forces UK to turn to Yamal LNG to meet demand

The discovery of a crack in the North Sea’s Forties gas pipeline and its subsequent temporary…

IFC signs up insurance giants to tackle Asian infrastructure needs

The IFC yesterday announced that it had teamed up with the Prudential’s Asian asset management business…

Brexit draws UK companies to Iran despite shadow of sanctions

With the prospect of Brexit limiting their ability to operated within  the EU, UK firms are…

First train leaves UK on New Silk Road

The first ‘Silk Road’ rail freight service from Britain to China  pulled out of  the DP…

Johnson to push G7 to impose new sanctions on Russia over Syria

UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson is expected to use today’s G7 meeting in Lucca to call…

Brexit could help EU-India FTA but report scotches hopes of UK side deal

Britain’s exit from the European Union is likely to impact positively on India’s hopes of securing…

Barking welcomes first direct Silk Road freight train from China to London

A crowd of politicians, journalists and local  residents – some dressed up as Chinese dragons –…