Westminster Outlook: North of the border, BAE builds an array of warships for the Ministry of Defence
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Monday 08 July 2013
Australians sign £265m BAE deal
Saturday 29 June 2013
One of BP’s top executives has emerged as a surprise candidate to become the next chairman of British Gas owner Centrica.
Wednesday 12 June 2013
Sir Roger will replace Dick Olver, who has held the role for nine years
Sunday 09 June 2013
Wednesday 05 June 2013
60 vehicles to be delivered to the Royal Engineers by BAE systems
Tuesday 23 April 2013
Chancellor writes SFO cheques - so is there a conflict of interest?
Adults struggling with basic maths, with one-in-five requiring a calculator for even the most simple sums
Wednesday 13 March 2013
Two per cent of those polled said they needed to use a calculator to work out all sums involving numbers larger than 10
Thursday 21 February 2013
Hundreds of graduates and employees are to be offered the chance to study for Masters degrees in aerospace engineering, it was announced today.
Friday 21 December 2012
Defence giant BAE Systems has won a £2.5 billion deal to sell 20 aircraft to Oman, helping to sustain thousands of jobs in the UK.
Sunday 02 December 2012
In times of austerity nothing is sacred. Not even defence budgets. In the US, the Obama administration plans to axe troops and in the UK the Ministry of Defence has to lay off 54,000 service people to cut expenditure by around £4bn.
Friday 16 November 2012
The Royal Navy's new multi billion pound hunter-killer submarine HMS Astute encountered a flooding problem during sea trials, the Ministry of Defence has revealed.
Friday 16 November 2012
EADS has launched an external, group-wide investigation into its anti-corruption practices as the European aerospace company admitted for the first time that it had failed to react quickly enough to a whistleblower's claim that its UK unit paid bribes to secure contracts in Saudi Arabia.
Friday 02 November 2012
They have never been this far in the world's oldest competition before, but when AFC Fylde manager Dave Challinor watched the draw for the FA Cup first round, the tie that was thrown up for his team presented more than a financially rewarding day out. It was more than the chance to claim a Football League scalp, and it was more than being seen by thousands on the late-night highlights show.
Monday 29 October 2012
The Government has awarded an additional £315m for the designing of the next generation of nuclear submarines, Philip Hammond, the Defence Secretary, will announce today.
Monday 15 October 2012
The Prime Minister told workers involved in building the largest warship for the Royal Navy that it is a “UK success story” as he visited the Scottish dockyard where it is being assembled.
Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
Bin bag full of cats' heads discovered near Manchester's Curry Mile
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