Shares in BAE Systems, Airbus, Finmeccanica and Thales saw gains
BAE Systems and Rolls Royce saw their shares boosted by investors expecting military spending to increase.
BAE has a contract to supply 28 Typhoon jets to the Kuwait Air Force
Investment in space tourism ventures has long been the preserve of billionaires. But now BAE Systems has made a play
Forecast from Cabinet ministers follows announcement that protected Glasgow shipbuilding jobs while scrapping them in Portsmouth
1,775 jobs axed across country in its naval ships business after 'significant' reduction in workload
Documents, tapes and data files from BAE Systems investigation go astray as agency blames ‘human error’
Completed carrier will be amongst the second largest class of warships in the world
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.
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.
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.
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
Lord Hesketh, who labelled the £5.2bn project to build two new Royal Navy aircraft carriers a "disaster" that will make Britain a "laughing stock", has resigned as deputy chairman of Babcock International, the engineering group whose Rosyth yard, in Fife, is building the vessels.
The Prime Minister is flying out to Delhi this week – and he means business.
Board members arrested in dawn raids by Serious Fraud Office
Riding triumphantly through her home city in an open-top bus with thousands cheering all the way may not be quite as hazardous as hurtling headlong down a deadly refrigerated ice tube high in the Rockies at 90mph but for Britain's new sporting sweetheart it was even more exhilarating.