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Bruised BAE Systems stepped up its efforts to reassure staff, customers and investors today in the wake of its abandoned attempt to merge with EADS.

James Moore: This way of finding a new Bank Governor is a charade to avoid true transparency

Would Jim O’Neill have been a serious contender under traditional methods of appointment?

Learn from the errors of the Westland Affair and let the Europeans come to our defence

Yet again, when Britain is forced to choose between a special relationship with America and cultural affinity with Europe, it chooses dithering and delay instead

Arms manufacturers 'must do more' to speak out against corrupt practices

Two-thirds of firms do not make public adequate information about what they are doing

French and German HQ row hits BAE, EADS tie

The proposed £30bn merger between BAE Systems and EADS ran into further headwinds yesterday as France and Germany locked horns over the location of the combined group's aerospace headquarters.

French and German HQ row hits BAE, EADS tie

Just three months ago, incoming EADS chief executive Tom Enders switched the aerospace company's head office from its dual location of Munich and Paris to a single site in Toulouse, France, where the company's key Airbus planemaking business is based.

Largest Navy warship HMS Queen Elizabeth recruits first crew members

The largest warship built for the Royal Navy now has its first crew members - around eight years before it is fully operational.

BAE wins 'billion dollar' contract

British defence giant BAE Systems has won a contract with South Korea to upgrade more than 130 F-16 fighter aircraft.

Defence Secretary told to shut Portsmouth dockyard

Review calls for delay in £5bn warship programme, putting 3,000 jobs under threat

BAE wins £500m Norwegian army deal

Defence giant BAE Systems has won a £500 million contract to build and upgrade armoured vehicles for the Norwegian army.

Investment View: Holding action is the order of the day with this defence duo

Over the medium term things are not going to be easy for BAE. That is especially true of the US

Revealed: Saudi royals' secret $1bn US empire

BP and BAE Systems among the tenants of portfolio of properties associated with king's son Prince Abdul Aziz bin Fahd

Revealed: Saudi royals' secret US property empire

A secret $1bn US property empire amassed by members of the Saudi royal family is the subject of a bitter legal dispute that threatens to reveal the extent of the family's American business interests.

BAE signs £1.6bn Saudi jets deal

Defence giant BAE Systems has won a £1.6 billion contract to supply Hawk aircraft to Saudi Arabia, preventing more than 200 potential job losses at one of its factories.

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