Laura Chesters is a business reporter and covers the consumer, food, drink and luxury goods sectors on the business desk at The London Evening Standard, i, The Independent and The Independent on Sunday
18 July 2014 01:53 AM
Headlines from Russia and Ukraine dominated trading, with shares opening lower across Europe after the US announced more sanctions on Russia companies.
17 July 2014 01:45 AM
Fears that budget airlines were feeling the squeeze were pushed aside yesterday as an army of analysts declared EasyJet worth a buy.
15 July 2014 11:53 PM
Investors today placed their bets that next year could be an annus mirabilis for William Hill, after what one analyst described as an “annus horribilis”.
15 July 2014 11:51 PM
The death of traditional industries has left the region in need of regeneration. Retail developers are moving in – but is the Government doing enough to help?
15 July 2014 02:22 AM
Tesco’s trading problems have been well trailed but one analyst yesterday decided it was worth having its shares in your basket.
14 July 2014 02:35 AM
The announcement from Business Secretary follows US drugs giant Pfizer’s controversial offer for Astrazeneca
14 July 2014 02:24 AM
De Beers hopes eventually to have up to 40 locations in the UK
11 July 2014 04:15 PM
Of the votes cast, 52% did not support the directors' remuneration report in humiliating revolt
11 July 2014 01:09 AM
The chances of a new approach from the American suitor of Mothercare slimmed yesterday after the Nasdaq-listed company issued its second profit warning this year.
10 July 2014 03:52 PM
Burberry first-quarter sales increased by 12% despite a rising pound
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told
Russell Brand threatened with arrest after filming outside Fox News headquarters
London bus driver 'kicks gay couple off for kissing'
Jose Manuel Barroso warns David Cameron against making 'historic mistake' over immigration reforms
Worst Airports of 2014: Poll names Islamabad airport in Pakistan worst in the world
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- 2 Disney announces new female-led film Moana
- 3 Banksy arrest hoax: Internet duped by fake online report claiming artist's identity has been revealed
- 4 Kentucky gang rape: 15-year-old boy left in critical condition after sexual attack by group at party
- 5 Russell Brand threatened with arrest after filming outside Fox News headquarters