Shares jumped 3% after the company announced 2.5 million customers have signed up for BT Sport television
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Tuesday 23 November 2010
James Bulger's killer Jon Venables was properly supervised and he alone was responsible for his further offence of collecting child pornography, Justice Secretary Kenneth Clarke said today.
Thursday 11 November 2010
A bumper quarter for BT's broadband service failed to lift its overall sales today as fewer customers turned to the telecoms giant for traditional landline services.
Tuesday 09 November 2010
Friday 05 November 2010
Some of the companies whose bosses publicly endorsed the Coalition Government's deep public-spending cuts have been privately lobbying ministers to relax the proposed cap on immigration to the UK. Microsoft, Asda, BT and GlaxoSmithKline were among 35 firms whose chief executive or chairman issued a public declaration of support for George Osborne's strategy on the eve of his government spending cuts.
Thursday 04 November 2010
BT dealt a blow to more than 300,000 members of its defined benefit pension scheme today after the telecoms giant announced major reforms to the way it calculates yearly rises in payments.
Tuesday 26 October 2010
The Government was today accused of planning to "demolish" the Royal Mail ahead of the first debate in Parliament of its controversial privatisation plans.
Sunday 24 October 2010
Friday 22 October 2010
The Government was told yesterday to insure almost every member of British Telecom's pension scheme in the unlikely event that the company goes bust.
Friday 22 October 2010
Disappointing results from one of Tullow Oil's most highly anticipated wells off the coast of Ghana sent its shares spiralling lower yesterday. Yet there could be further pain in the pipeline, as analysts pointed out that projects in the region were not seen as risky as the current offshore drilling in Sierra Leone and Mauritania.
Thursday 14 October 2010
Royal Mail could be sold back to the public in a "Tell Sid"-style share offering redolent of the Conservatives' big state privatisations of decades ago, the Coalition Government said yesterday, as it confirmed plans to end hundreds of years of state ownership of the national postal service.
Friday 08 October 2010
The media regulator Ofcom has demanded BT open up its superfast broadband network to rivals, a move it called a "milestone" in meeting the Government's target of creating the best broadband infrastructure in Europe.
Thursday 30 September 2010
Up to 4,000 jobs will be created under a multimillion-pound project to provide faster broadband links to some of the remotest parts of the UK, it was announced today.
Saturday 25 September 2010
Wednesday 22 September 2010
Cash or gifts for doing nothing, that's the big appeal of reward credit cards. Basically, the more you spend using the cards the more points you earn and this in turn can bring you gift rewards or simply cash back. The concept has been around for years – first pioneered by American Express – but since the onset of the credit crunch the idea has increasingly caught on with all manner of providers now marketing their reward credit cards.
Tuesday 07 September 2010
Tullow Oil became the latest name to come under the takeover spotlight as traders speculated yesterday that an unnamed bidder was preparing a £20-a-share offer the group.
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